Lord's Day, July 16
He who has the bride is the bridegroom; but the friend of the bridegroom, who stands and hears him, rejoices with joy because of the bridegroom’s voice. This joy of mine therefore is made full.
Let us rejoice and exult, and let us give the glory to Him, for the marriage of the Lamb has come, and His wife has made herself ready.
Out from whom all the Body, being joined together and being knit together through every joint of the rich supply and through the operation in the measure of each one part, causes the growth of the Body unto the building up of itself in love.
A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another, even as I have loved you, that you also love one another.
By this shall all men know that you are My disciples, if you have love for one another.
1 Corinthians 13:4
Love suffers long. Love is kind; it is not jealous. Love does not brag and is not puffed up;
1 Corinthians 13:5
It does not behave unbecomingly and does not seek its own things; it is not provoked and does not take account of evil;
1 Corinthians 13:6
It does not rejoice because of unrighteousness, but rejoices with the truth;
1 Corinthians 13:7
It covers all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things.
1 Corinthians 13:8
Love never falls away. But whether prophecies, they will be rendered useless; or tongues, they will cease; or knowledge, it will be rendered useless.
Monday, July 17
2 Timothy 2:15
Be diligent to present yourself approved to God, an unashamed workman, cutting straight the word of the truth.
Sanctify them in the truth; Your word is truth.
2 Timothy 3:16
All Scripture is God-breathed and profitable for teaching, for conviction, for correction, for instruction in righteousness,
This book of the law shall not depart from your mouth, but you shall muse upon it day and night so that you may be certain to do according to all that is written in it. For then you will make your way prosperous and then you will have success.
As for the commandment of His lips, I have not turned back from it; / I have treasured the words of His mouth more than my apportioned food.
1 John 4:8
He who does not love has not known God, because God is love.
Jehovah appeared to me from afar, saying, / Indeed I have loved you with an eternal love; / Therefore I have drawn you with lovingkindness.
For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that everyone who believes into Him would not perish, but would have eternal life.
Now before the Feast of the Passover, Jesus knowing that His hour had come for Him to depart out of this world unto the Father, having loved His own who were in the world, He loved them to the uttermost.
Husbands, love your wives even as Christ also loved the church and gave Himself up for her
Song of Songs 1:2
Let him kiss me with the kisses of his mouth! / For your love is better than wine.
1 John 4:19
We love because He first loved us.
Tuesday, July 18
And you shall know the truth, and the truth shall set you free.
If therefore the Son sets you free, you shall be free indeed.
Jesus said to him, I am the way and the reality and the life; no one comes to the Father except through Me.
1 John 1:5
And this is the message which we have heard from Him and announce to you, that God is light and in Him is no darkness at all.
1 John 1:6
If we say that we have fellowship with Him and yet walk in the darkness, we lie and are not practicing the truth;
For the invisible things of Him, both His eternal power and divine characteristics, have been clearly seen since the creation of the world, being perceived by the things made, so that they would be without excuse;
And you shall love the Lord your God from your whole heart and from your whole soul and from your whole mind and from your whole strength.”
But I have one thing against you, that you have left your first love.
Remember therefore where you have fallen from and repent and do the first works; but if not, I am coming to you and will remove your lampstand out of its place, unless you repent.
Wednesday, July 19
2 Corinthians 4:4
In whom the god of this age has blinded the thoughts of the unbelievers that the illumination of the gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God, might not shine on them.
And the great dragon was cast down, the ancient serpent, he who is called the Devil and Satan, he who deceives the whole inhabited earth; he was cast to the earth, and his angels were cast down with him.
1 Timothy 6:12a
Fight the good fight of the faith;
Your words were found and I ate them, / And Your word became to me / The gladness and joy of my heart, / For I am called by Your name, / O Jehovah, God of hosts.
It is the Spirit who gives life; the flesh profits nothing; the words which I have spoken to you are spirit and are life.
And receive the helmet of salvation and the sword of the Spirit, which Spirit is the word of God,
By means of all prayer and petition, praying at every time in spirit and watching unto this in all perseverance and petition concerning all the saints,
I will muse upon Your precepts / And regard Your ways.
Love one another warmly in brotherly love; take the lead in showing honor one to another.
Let brotherly love continue.
1 Peter 4:8
Above all, have fervent love among yourselves, because love covers a multitude of sins.
1 John 2:11
But he who hates his brother is in the darkness and walks in the darkness and does not know where he is going, because the darkness has blinded his eyes.
1 John 3:14
We know that we have passed out of death into life because we love the brothers. He who does not love abides in death.
Thursday, July 20
1 Timothy 2:4
Who desires all men to be saved and to come to the full knowledge of the truth.
Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom, teaching and admonishing one another with psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts to God.
2 John 2
For the sake of the truth which abides in us and will be with us forever:
1 Timothy 4:6
If you lay these things before the brothers, you will be a good minister of Christ Jesus, being nourished with the words of the faith and of the good teaching which you have closely followed.
But holding to truth in love, we may grow up into Him in all things, who is the Head, Christ,
2 Timothy 2:2
And the things which you have heard from me through many witnesses, these commit to faithful men, who will be competent to teach others also.
You have heard that it was said, “You shall love your neighbor and hate your enemy.”
But I say to you, Love your enemies, and pray for those who persecute you,
So that you may become sons of your Father who is in the heavens, because He causes His sun to rise on the evil and the good and sends rain on the just and the unjust.
And the Spirit and the bride say, Come! And let him who hears say, Come! And let him who is thirsty come; let him who wills take the water of life freely.
Friday, July 21
3 John 3
For I rejoiced greatly at the brothers’ coming and testifying to your steadfastness in the truth, even as you walk in truth.
3 John 4
I have no greater joy than these things, that I hear that my children are walking in the truth.
Therefore having put off the lie, speak truth each one with his neighbor, for we are members one of another.
In whom you also, having heard the word of the truth, the gospel of your salvation, in Him also believing, you were sealed with the Holy Spirit of the promise,
And to the messenger of the church in Philadelphia write: These things says the Holy One, the true One, the One who has the key of David, the One who opens and no one will shut, and shuts and no one opens:
I know your works; behold, I have put before you an opened door which no one can shut, because you have a little power and have kept My word and have not denied My name.
Behold, I will make those of the synagogue of Satan, those who call themselves Jews and are not, but lie — behold, I will cause them to come and fall prostrate before your feet and to know that I have loved you.
Because you have kept the word of My endurance, I also will keep you out of the hour of trial, which is about to come on the whole inhabited earth, to try them who dwell on the earth.
1 Timothy 3:15
But if I delay, I write that you may know how one ought to conduct himself in the house of God, which is the church of the living God, the pillar and base of the truth.
Pilate said therefore to Him, So then You are a king? Jesus answered, You say that I am a king. For this I have been born, and for this I have come into the world, that I would testify to the truth. Everyone who is of the truth hears My voice.