November 23rd Bible Readings

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November 23rd Daily Bible Reading

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First Thessalonians Chapter Three

1:Wherefore when we could no longer forbear, we thought it good to be left at Athens alone;
 
2: And sent Timotheus, our brother, and minister of God, and our fellowlabourer in the gospel of Christ, to establish you, and to comfort you concerning your faith:
 


3: That no man should be moved by these afflictions: for yourselves know that we are appointed thereunto.
 
4: For verily, when we were with you, we told you before that we should suffer tribulation; even as it came to pass, and ye know.
 
5: For this cause, when I could no longer forbear, I sent to know your faith, lest by some means the tempter have tempted you, and our labour be in vain.
 
6: But now when Timotheus came from you unto us, and brought us good tidings of your faith and charity, and that ye have good remembrance of us always, desiring greatly to see us, as we also to see you:
 
7: Therefore, brethren, we were comforted over you in all our affliction and distress by your faith:
 
8: For now we live, if ye stand fast in the Lord.
 
9: For what thanks can we render to God again for you, for all the joy wherewith we joy for your sakes before our God;
 
10: Night and day praying exceedingly that we might see your face, and might perfect that which is lacking in your faith?
 
11: Now God himself and our Father, and our Lord Jesus Christ, direct our way unto you.
 
12: And the Lord make you to increase and abound in love one toward another, and toward all men, even as we do toward you:
 
13: To the end he may stablish your hearts unblameable in holiness before God, even our Father, at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ with all his saints.


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First Thessalonians Chapter Four

1:Furthermore then we beseech you, brethren, and exhort you by the Lord Jesus, that as ye have received of us how ye ought to walk and to please God, so ye would abound more and more.
 
2: For ye know what commandments we gave you by the Lord Jesus.
 
3: For this is the will of God, even your sanctification, that ye should abstain from fornication:
 
4: That every one of you should know how to possess his vessel in sanctification and honour;
 
5: Not in the lust of concupiscence, even as the Gentiles which know not God:
 
6: That no man go beyond and defraud his brother in any matter: because that the Lord is the avenger of all such, as we also have forewarned you and testified.
 
7: For God hath not called us unto uncleanness, but unto holiness.
 
8: He therefore that despiseth, despiseth not man, but God, who hath also given unto us his holy Spirit.
 
9: But as touching brotherly love ye need not that I write unto you: for ye yourselves are taught of God to love one another.
 
10: And indeed ye do it toward all the brethren which are in all Macedonia: but we beseech you, brethren, that ye increase more and more;
 
11: And that ye study to be quiet, and to do your own business, and to work with your own hands, as we commanded you;
 
12: That ye may walk honestly toward them that are without, and that ye may have lack of nothing.
 
13: But I would not have you to be ignorant, brethren, concerning them which are asleep, that ye sorrow not, even as others which have no hope.
 
14: For if we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so them also which sleep in Jesus will God bring with him.
 
15: For this we say unto you by the word of the Lord, that we which are alive and remain unto the coming of the Lord shall not prevent them which are asleep.
 
16: For the Lord himself shall descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of the archangel, and with the trump of God: and the dead in Christ shall rise first:
 
17: Then we which are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds, to meet the Lord in the air: and so shall we ever be with the Lord.
 
18: Wherefore comfort one another with these words.


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Psalm One Hundred and Forty Three

1:Hear my prayer, O LORD, give ear to my supplications: in thy faithfulness answer me, and in thy righteousness.
 
2: And enter not into judgment with thy servant: for in thy sight shall no man living be justified.
 
3: For the enemy hath persecuted my soul; he hath smitten my life down to the ground; he hath made me to dwell in darkness, as those that have been long dead.
 
4: Therefore is my spirit overwhelmed within me; my heart within me is desolate.
 
5: I remember the days of old; I meditate on all thy works; I muse on the work of thy hands.
 
6: I stretch forth my hands unto thee: my soul thirsteth after thee, as a thirsty land. Selah.
 
7: Hear me speedily, O LORD: my spirit faileth: hide not thy face from me, lest I be like unto them that go down into the pit.
 
8: Cause me to hear thy lovingkindness in the morning; for in thee do I trust: cause me to know the way wherein I should walk; for I lift up my soul unto thee.
 
9: Deliver me, O LORD, from mine enemies: I flee unto thee to hide me.
 
10: Teach me to do thy will; for thou art my God: thy spirit is good; lead me into the land of uprightness.
 
11: Quicken me, O LORD, for thy name's sake: for thy righteousness' sake bring my soul out of trouble.
 
12: And of thy mercy cut off mine enemies, and destroy all them that afflict my soul: for I am thy servant.


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Ezekiel Chapter Twenty Five

1:The word of the LORD came again unto me, saying,
 
2: Son of man, set thy face against the Ammonites, and prophesy against them;
 
3: And say unto the Ammonites, Hear the word of the Lord GOD; Thus saith the Lord GOD; Because thou saidst, Aha, against my sanctuary, when it was profaned; and against the land of Israel, when it was desolate; and against the house of Judah, when they went into captivity;
 
4: Behold, therefore I will deliver thee to the men of the east for a possession, and they shall set their palaces in thee, and make their dwellings in thee: they shall eat thy fruit, and they shall drink thy milk.
 
5: And I will make Rabbah a stable for camels, and the Ammonites a couchingplace for flocks: and ye shall know that I am the LORD.
 
6: For thus saith the Lord GOD; Because thou hast clapped thine hands, and stamped with the feet, and rejoiced in heart with all thy despite against the land of Israel;
 
7: Behold, therefore I will stretch out mine hand upon thee, and will deliver thee for a spoil to the heathen; and I will cut thee off from the people, and I will cause thee to perish out of the countries: I will destroy thee; and thou shalt know that I am the LORD.
 
8: Thus saith the Lord GOD; Because that Moab and Seir do say, Behold, the house of Judah is like unto all the heathen;
 
9: Therefore, behold, I will open the side of Moab from the cities, from his cities which are on his frontiers, the glory of the country, Beth-jeshimoth, Baal-meon, and Kiriathaim,
 
10: Unto the men of the east with the Ammonites, and will give them in possession, that the Ammonites may not be remembered among the nations.
 
11: And I will execute judgments upon Moab; and they shall know that I am the LORD.
 
12: Thus saith the Lord GOD; Because that Edom hath dealt against the house of Judah by taking vengeance, and hath greatly offended, and revenged himself upon them;
 
13: Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD; I will also stretch out mine hand upon Edom, and will cut off man and beast from it; and I will make it desolate from Teman; and they of Dedan shall fall by the sword.
 
14: And I will lay my vengeance upon Edom by the hand of my people Israel: and they shall do in Edom according to mine anger and according to my fury; and they shall know my vengeance, saith the Lord GOD.
 
15: Thus saith the Lord GOD; Because the Philistines have dealt by revenge, and have taken vengeance with a despiteful heart, to destroy it for the old hatred;
 
16: Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD; Behold, I will stretch out mine hand upon the Philistines, and I will cut off the Cherethims, and destroy the remnant of the sea coast.
 
17: And I will execute great vengeance upon them with furious rebukes; and they shall know that I am the LORD, when I shall lay my vengeance upon them.


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Ezekiel Chapter Twenty Six

1:And it came to pass in the eleventh year, in the first day of the month, that the word of the LORD came unto me, saying,
 
2: Son of man, because that Tyrus hath said against Jerusalem, Aha, she is broken that was the gates of the people: she is turned unto me: I shall be replenished, now she is laid waste:
 
3: Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD; Behold, I am against thee, O Tyrus, and will cause many nations to come up against thee, as the sea causeth his waves to come up.
 
4: And they shall destroy the walls of Tyrus, and break down her towers: I will also scrape her dust from her, and make her like the top of a rock.
 
5: It shall be a place for the spreading of nets in the midst of the sea: for I have spoken it, saith the Lord GOD: and it shall become a spoil to the nations.
 
6: And her daughters which are in the field shall be slain by the sword; and they shall know that I am the LORD.
 
7: For thus saith the Lord GOD; Behold, I will bring upon Tyrus Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon, a king of kings, from the north, with horses, and with chariots, and with horsemen, and companies, and much people.
 
8: He shall slay with the sword thy daughters in the field: and he shall make a fort against thee, and cast a mount against thee, and lift up the buckler against thee.
 
9: And he shall set engines of war against thy walls, and with his axes he shall break down thy towers.
 
10: By reason of the abundance of his horses their dust shall cover thee: thy walls shall shake at the noise of the horsemen, and of the wheels, and of the chariots, when he shall enter into thy gates, as men enter into a city wherein is made a breach.
 
11: With the hoofs of his horses shall he tread down all thy streets: he shall slay thy people by the sword, and thy strong garrisons shall go down to the ground.
 
12: And they shall make a spoil of thy riches, and make a prey of thy merchandise: and they shall break down thy walls, and destroy thy pleasant houses: and they shall lay thy stones and thy timber and thy dust in the midst of the water.
 
13: And I will cause the noise of thy songs to cease; and the sound of thy harps shall be no more heard.
 
14: And I will make thee like the top of a rock: thou shalt be a place to spread nets upon; thou shalt be built no more: for I the LORD have spoken it, saith the Lord GOD.
 
15: Thus saith the Lord GOD to Tyrus; Shall not the isles shake at the sound of thy fall, when the wounded cry, when the slaughter is made in the midst of thee?
 
16: Then all the princes of the sea shall come down from their thrones, and lay away their robes, and put off their broidered garments: they shall clothe themselves with trembling; they shall sit upon the ground, and shall tremble at every moment, and be astonished at thee.
 
17: And they shall take up a lamentation for thee, and say to thee, How art thou destroyed, that wast inhabited of seafaring men, the renowned city, which wast strong in the sea, she and her inhabitants, which cause their terror to be on all that haunt it!
 
18: Now shall the isles tremble in the day of thy fall; yea, the isles that are in the sea shall be troubled at thy departure.
 
19: For thus saith the Lord GOD; When I shall make thee a desolate city, like the cities that are not inhabited; when I shall bring up the deep upon thee, and great waters shall cover thee;
 
20: When I shall bring thee down with them that descend into the pit, with the people of old time, and shall set thee in the low parts of the earth, in places desolate of old, with them that go down to the pit, that thou be not inhabited; and I shall set glory in the land of the living;
 
21: I will make thee a terror, and thou shalt be no more: though thou be sought for, yet shalt thou never be found again, saith the Lord GOD.