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“BREAD OF LIFE” READINGS November 2018

Written by | November, 2018
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Date Verse Reading Comments

Nov 1 TLH 383/LSB 671; Ecclesiastes 3:1-14 Human effort will ultimately come to nothing, but whatever God does will endure.

Nov 2 TLH 57 Zephaniah 3:14-20 The Lord would bring judgment on Judah, but He would restore them by sending the Messiah.

Nov 3 TLH 129/LSB 949; Acts 11:1-18 Peter learned that salvation in Christ was for all who believed, not just for a particular people

Nov 5 TLH 417 James 4:1-10 What causes arguments and quarrels? Very simply, they are clashes of wills. Learn to put your own desires away and do the Lord’s will.

Nov 6 TLH 35 Deuteronomy 3:1-11 As Moses recounted Israel’s history, he reminded them how God had even given Og, the king of Bashan, into their hands—giant that he was!

Nov 7 TLH 22 2 Chronicles 33:10-17 After being captured by the Assyrians, Manasseh finally humbled himself before the Lord. Often we must be brought low to be brought back to God.

Nov 8 TLH 18 Psalm 129 The unbelieving wicked may afflict us, but the Lord will put them to shame and the blessing of the Lord will rest upon His people.

Nov 9 WS 771 Ecclesiastes 5:1-7 Do not despise God and His Word or you will be despising your own salvation. Let God speak to you—and listen to Him.

Nov 10 WS 703 Haggai 2:1-9 The new temple would not be as outwardly glorious as Solomon’s, but Christ’s presence would give it greater glory. It is Jesus who makes our churches glorious too.

Nov 12 TLH 513 Acts 14:19-23 Living under the gracious rule of Christ means also enduring a certain degree of earthly trouble. There’s no reason to deny Jesus just because of hardship.

Nov 13 TLH 514 1 Peter 4:12-19 Do you find yourself suffering on account of Christ? Or facing difficult situations because you are a Christian? Don’t be ashamed, but glorify God that you’re His child.

Nov 14 TLH 655 Deuteronomy 8:1-10 When you face trials, endure them as discipline (training) from the Lord. Don’t worry, the Lord will one day bring you into a good land too—as He did the Israelites.

Nov 15 TLH 438 Ezra 4:1-6; 5:1-2 The temple builders gave up too easily when they encountered resistance. Do we ever give up on the Lord’s direction too soon? May the Lord guide us back when we do.

Nov 16 TLH 100 Psalm 132 In Christ Jesus the Lord comes and dwells with His people. Jesus is our brother Who lives with us forever! He lives to guide me, guard me, etc.

Nov 17 TLH 430 Ecclesiastes 8:10-13 Do you ever feel like the unbelieving wicked always have the upper hand over the people of God? Read this and understand that it is not so.

Nov 19 WS 725/LSB 530; Zechariah 6:9-14 The term “the Branch” is a reference to the Messiah, Jesus Christ, Who would be both King and Priest. Joshua’s crown was to serve as a reminder of Christ’s kingship.

Nov 20 WS 770 Acts 15:12-21 The Lord Jesus is there for all who seek Him, and many from every nation are called to Him.

Nov 21 TLH 266 2 Peter 1:16-21 The Bible is the Word of God, not the word of human authors.

Nov 22 WS 744/LSB 789; Psalm 136 O give thanks unto the Lord!

Nov 23 TLH 548/LSB 894; Ecclesiastes 9:11-18 Wisdom is better than strength, and in our Savior Jesus Christ we have the highest wisdom.

Nov 24 TLH 268 Zechariah 13:7-9 The Lord of Hosts would strike down the Good Shepherd, His own Son Jesus Christ, by the cross. This would test the Shepherd’s disciples, but the Lord would see them through.

Nov 26 WS 774 Acts 18:5-11 The Word of God is not bound, but has free course!

Nov 27 TLH 357 1 John 2:1-6 Jesus Christ is our advocate with the Father when we sin, but we don’t use Christ’s atoning sacrifice as an excuse to ignore His will.

Nov 28 TLH 359 Nehemiah 2:9-18 It was God who made Nehemiah willing and eager to rebuild the wall of Jerusalem (v. 12), just as He works in us to will and to do His good pleasure (Philippians 2:13).

Nov 29 WS 728 Psalm 138 Though we walk in the midst of trouble, the Lord can accomplish what He wants both in and through us. Give thanks to His holy name!

Nov 30 TLH 63/LSB 517:1, 5, 3; Malachi 3:1-4 The last of the Old Testament prophets has the coming Savior fully in view, prophesying about John the Baptist, who would prepare the way for Christ’s ministry.