30 Dec Daily Reading for the Week of December 29th – 31st
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.
December 29—Isaiah 55:1-13; Luke 1:1-25
Is 55–My plans aren’t your plans, nor are your ways My ways, says the Lord.
Lk 1–An angel from the Lord appeared to him, standing to the right of the altar of incense.
Is 55:11 so is my word that goes out from my mouth: It will not return to me empty, but will accomplish what I desire and achieve the purpose for which I sent it.
Luke 1:1 Many have undertaken to draw up an account of the things that have been fulfilled[a] among us, 2 just as they were handed down to us by those who from the first were eyewitnesses and servants of the word. 3 With this in mind, since I myself have carefully investigated everything from the beginning, I too decided to write an orderly account for you, most excellent Theophilus, 4 so that you may know the certainty of the things you have been taught.
Is 55:1″Come, all you who are thirsty, come to the waters;…”
Luke 1:13 But the angel said to him, “Do not be afraid, Zechariah; your prayer has been heard…”
December 30—Isaiah 58:1—59:3,14-21; Luke 1:26-38
Is 58–The Lord will guide you continually and provide for you, even in parched places.
Luke 1—”He will be great and He will be called the Son of the Most High.”
Is 59:16-17 He saw that there was no one, he was appalled that there was no one to intervene; so his own arm achieved salvation for him, and his own righteousness sustained him. He put on righteousness as his breastplate, and the helmet of salvation on his head; he put on the garments of vengeance and wrapped himself in zeal as in a cloak.
Luke 1:35 The Holy Spirit will come on you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you.
Is 58:9 Then you will call, and the Lord will answer; you will cry for help, and he will say: Here am I.
Lk 1:38 “I am the Lord’s servant,” Mary answered. “May it be to me as you have said.” …
December 31—Isaiah 60:1-22; Luke 1:39-56
Is 60:20 Your sun will never set again, and your moon will wane no more; the Lord will be your everlasting light, and your days of sorrow will end.
Luke 1:50 His mercy extends to those who fear him, from generation to generation.
Is 60:19 The sun will no more be your light by day, nor will the brightness of the moon shine on you, for the Lord will be your everlasting light, and you God will be your glory.
Lk 1: 46 “My soul glorifies the Lord and my spirit rejoices in God my Savior”