11 Nov Daily Reading for the Week of November 10th – 16th
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.
November 10—Jeremiah 23:1-20; Matthew 25:14-30
Jer 23–I will raise up a righteous descendant from David’s line, and he will rule as a wise king.
Matt 25–”Come, celebrate with me.”
Jer 23:20 The anger of the Lord will not turn back until he fully accomplishes the purposes of his heart.
Matt 25:25 So I was afraid and went out and hid your gold in the ground.
Jer 23:4 “I will place shepherds over them who will tend them, and they will no longer be afraid or terrified, nor will any be missing,” declares the Lord.
Matt 25:23 “”His master replied, ‘Well done, good and faithful servant! You have been faithful with a few things; I will put you in charge of many things. Come and share your master’s happiness!’
November 11—Jeremiah 23:21-40; Matthew 25:31-46
Jer 23–let the one who has My word proclaim it faithfully.
Matt 25–”I was hungry and you gave me food to eat…”
Jer 23 – “Am I only a God nearby,” declares the Lord, “and not a God far away”
Matt 25 – ‘Truly I tell you, whatever you did not do for one of the least of these, you did not do for me.’
Jer 23:23 “Am I only a God nearby, and not a God far away? Can anyone hide in secret places so that I cannot see him?”
Matt 25:40 …’I tell you the truth, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers of mine, you did for me.’
November 12—Jeremiah 25:1-18; Matthew 26:1-19
Jer 25–“Each one of you, turn from your evil ways and deeds and live in the fertile land that the Lord gave you and your ancestors for all time.”
Matt 26—”By pouring this perfume over my body she’s prepared me to be buried.”
Jeremiah 25:4 And though the Lord has sent all his servants the prophets to you again and again, you have not listened or paid any attention.
Matthew 26:1 “the Son of Man will be handed over to be crucified.”
Jer 25:4 and though the Lord has sent all his servants the prophets to you again and again, you have not listened or paid any attention.
Matt 26:11 “The poor you will always have with you…”
November 13—Jeremiah 26:1-19; Matthew 26:20-35
Jer 26–when Jeremiah finished saying everything the Lord told him to say, the priests and the prophets and all the people seized him and said, “You must die!”
Matt 26–”I won’t drink wine again until that day when I drink it in a new way with you in My Father’s kingdom.”
Jer. 26:4 If you do not listen to me and follow my law, which I have set before you, 5 and if you do not listen to the words of my servants the prophets, whom I have sent to you again and again (though you have not listened), 6 then I will make this house like Shiloh and this city a curse[a] among all the nations of the earth.’”
Matt 26:28 This is my blood of the[a] covenant, which is poured out for many for the forgiveness of sins
Jer 26:2,3 “…Tell them everything I command you; do not omit a word. Perhaps they will listen and each will turn from his evil way….”
Matt 26:21 “…I tell you the truth, one of you will betray me.” 22 …”Surely not I, Lord?”
November 14—Jeremiah 29:1-19; Matthew 26:36-56
Jer 29–Promote the welfare of the city where I have sent you into exile. Pray to the Lord for it, because your future depends on its welfare.
Matt 26–He began to feel sad and anxious.
Jeremiah 29:6 Also, seek the peace and prosperity of the city to which I have carried you into exile. Pray to the Lord for it, because if it prospers, you too will prosper.”
Matthew 26:39 “My Father, if it is possible, may this cup be taken from me. Yet not as I will, but as you will.”
Jer 29:11 “For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans give you hope and a future.”
Matt 26:38 Then he said to them, “My soul is overwhelmed with sorrow to the point of death. Stay here and keep watch with me.”
November 15—Jeremiah 30:1-24; Matthew 26:57-75
Jer 30–There will be laughter and songs of thanks.
Matt 26–The chief priests and the whole council were looking for false testimony against Jesus so that they could put Him to death.
Jer. 30:11b – I will discipline you but only in due measure; I will not let you go entirely unpunished.
Matt. 26:74 “I don’t know the man!”
Jer 30:22 ” ‘So you will be my people, and I will be your God.’ ”
Matt 26:63,64 … The high priest said to him, “I charge you under oath by the living God: Tell us if you are the Christ, the Son of God.” “Yes, it is as you say,” Jesus replied. …”
November 16—Jeremiah 31:1-17, 23-34; Matthew 27:1-10
Jer 31–The people who survived the sword found grace in the wilderness.
Matt 27–”I did wrong because I betrayed an innocent man.”
Jer. 31:3 “I have loved you with an everlasting love; I have drawn you with unfailing kindness.
I will build you up again
Matt 27:4 I have betrayed innocent blood.
Jer 31:3,4 “… ‘I have loved you with an everlasting love; I have drawn you with loving kindness. I will build you up again and you will be rebuilt…’ ”
Matt 27:3,4 When Judas, who had betrayed him, saw that Jesus was condemned, he was seized with remorse and returned the thirty silver coins to the chief priests and the elders. “I have sinned,” he said, “for I have betrayed an innocent man.” “What is that to us?” they replied. “That’s your responsibility.”