Sunday, November 27, 2011

Daily Readings for November 27 - December 3, 2011

Looking Ahead for 
Malachi 4:1–6, Romans 15:4–13, Luke 21:25–36

The Lord Comes on the Last Day
The day on which our Lord returns will be a “great and awesome day” (Mal. 4:5). For He will come in a cloud with great power and glory. To the wicked and the proud, it will be a Day of judgment that will “set them ablaze” (Mal. 4:1). The signs preceding this Day will bring them fear and fainting. But to those who believe, who fear the name of the Lord, this Day is one to look forward to and rejoice in: “. . . straighten up and raise your heads, because your redemption is drawing near” (Luke 21:28). Christ our Redeemer is coming; the Sun of Righteousness will bring healing in His wings. Let us, then, give attention to the words of the Lord, which do not pass away. Let us “through endurance and through the encouragement of the Scriptures” (Rom. 15:4) be strengthened in our hope by the Holy Spirit and watch diligently for Jesus’ coming. Then, by God’s grace, we shall escape all these things that will come to pass and stand before the Son of Man.

Daily Readings for November 27- December 3, 2011

November 27                                                     Daniel 4:1-37, 2 Peter 1:1-21, Psalms 119:97-112
November 28                                                   Daniel 5:1-31, 2 Peter 2:1-22, Psalms 119:113-128
November 29                                                   Daniel 6:1-28, 2 Peter 3:1-18, Psalms 119:129-152
November 30                                                    Daniel 7:1-28, 1 John 1:1-10, Psalms 119:153-176
December 1                                                              Daniel 8:1-27, 1 John 2:1-17, Psalms 120:1-7
December 2                                                        Daniel 9:1-11:1, 1 John 2:18-3:6, Psalms 121:1-8
December 3                                                       Looking Ahead to Advent 2 
                                                                           Malachi 4:1–6, Romans 15:4–13, Luke 21:25–36

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