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Daily Reading for the Week of September October 13th – 19th

13 Oct Daily Reading for the Week of September October 13th – 19th

Here are the daily reading for this week. Read along and post your input/insights on the Hope Facebook page, in the daily reading post.

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October 19—Deuteronomy 18:1-22; Matthew 14:22-36
Pastor
Carl
Deut – “You must be blameless before the Lord your God.”
Matt. – But when he saw the wind, he was afraid and, beginning to sink, cried out, “Lord, save me!”
Immediately Jesus reached out his hand and caught him. “You of little faith,” he said, “why did you doubt?”
Sharon
Deut 18:13 “You must be blameless before the Lord your God.”
Matt 14: 23 After he had dismissed them, he went up on a mountainside by himself to pray….

October 18—Deuteronomy 17:1-20; Matthew 14:1-21
Pastor
Deut 18:13 “You must be blameless before the Lord your God.”
Matt 14: 23 After he had dismissed them, he went up on a mountainside by himself to pray….
Carl
Deut. – He must not take many wives, or his heart will be led astray. He must not accumulate large amounts of silver and gold.
Matt. – They all ate and were satisfied
Sharon
Deut 17:15 “be sure to appoint over you the king the Lord your God chooses.”
Matt 14:14 When Jesus landed and saw a large crowd, he had compassion on them and healed their sick.

October 17—Deuteronomy 15:19—16:22; Matthew 13:44-58
Pastor
Deut 16–The seventh day will be a celebration for the Lord your God.
Matt 13—”Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a merchant in search of fine pearls. When he found one very precious pearl, he went and sold all that he owned and bought it.”
Carl
Deut. – For seven days celebrate the festival to the Lord your God at the place the Lord will choose. For the Lord your God will bless you in all your harvest and in all the work of your hands, and your joy will be complete.
Matt. – And he did not do many miracles there because of their lack of faith.
Sharon
Deut 16:20 “Follow justice and justice alone so that you may live and possess the land the Lord your God is giving you.”
Matt 13:58 “He did not do many miracles there because of their lack of faith.”

October 16—Deuteronomy 14:1-2, 22-23, 14:28—15:15; Matthew 13:24-43
Pastor
Deut 14–You are the ones whom the Lord selected to be His own.
Matt 13–I’ll declare what has been hidden since the beginning of the world.
Carl
Deut. – Give generously to them and do so without a grudging heart; then because of this the Lord your God will bless you in all your work and in everything you put your hand to. 11 There will always be poor people in the land. Therefore I command you to be openhanded toward your fellow Israelites who are poor and needy in your
Matt. – Then the righteous will shine like the sun in the kingdom of their Father. Whoever has ears, let them hear.
Sharon
Deut 14:1 “You are the children of the Lord your God…”
Matt 13:37-39 “The one who sows the good seed is the Son of Man. The field is the world, and the good seed stand for the sons of the kingdom. The weeds are the sons of the evil one. And the enemy who sows them is the devil. The harvest is the end of the age, and the harvesters are angels.”

October 15—Deuteronomy 13:1-18; Matthew 13:1-23
Pastor
Deut 13–Remove such evil from your community!
Matt 13–”For this who have will receive more and they will have more than enough.”
Carl
Deut. – The Lord your God is testing you to find out whether you love him with all your heart and with all your soul. 4 It is the Lord your God you must follow, and him you must revere.
Matt. – For this people’s heart has become calloused; they hardly hear with their ears, and they have closed their eyes. Otherwise they might see with their eyes, hear with their ears, understand with their heart, and turn, and I would heal them.
Sharon
Deut 13:3,4 “you must not listen to that prophet or dreamer. The Lord your God is testing you to find out whether you love him will all your heart and with all your soul. It is the Lord your God you must follow, and him you must revere. Keep his commands and obey him; serve him and hold fast to him.”
Matt 13:16 “But blessed are your eyes because they see, and your ears because they hear.”

October 14—Deuteronomy 12:13-32; Matthew 12:38-50
Pastor
Carl
Deut. – You must not eat the blood; pour it out on the ground like water. 25 Do not eat it, so that it may go well with you and your children after you, because you will be doing what is right in the eyes of the Lord.
Matt. – The men of Nineveh will stand up at the judgment with this generation and condemn it; for they repented at the preaching of Jonah, and now something greater than Jonah is here.
Sharon
Deut 12:17 “None of those condemned things shall be found in your hands, so that the Lord will turn from his fierce anger; he will show you mercy, have compassion on you, and increase your numbers…”
Matt 12:50 “For whoever does the will of my Father in heaven is my brother and sister and mother.”

October 13—Deuteronomy 11:26—12:12; Matthew 12:22-37
Pastor
Deut 12–You will have a feast there, each of you and your families, in the Lord your God’s presence
Matt 12–”What fills the heart comes out of the mouth”
Carl
Deut. – You are not to do as we do here today, everyone doing as they see fit, 9 since you have not yet reached the resting place and the inheritance the Lord your God is giving you.
Matt. – For the mouth speaks what the heart is full of.
Sharon
Deut 12:12 “And there rejoice before the Lord your God, you, your sons and daughters…”
Matt 12:30 “He who is not with me is against me, and he who does not gather with me scatters.”