And he said unto them, Go ye into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature. - Mark 16:15
Daily Bible Reading
May 18th 2022
Psalms 135; Numbers 21; John 3
Psalms 135
1)Praise ye the LORD. Praise ye the name of the LORD; praise him, O ye servants of the LORD.
2)Ye that stand in the house of the LORD, in the courts of the house of our God,
3)Praise the LORD; for the LORD is good: sing praises unto his name; for it is pleasant.
4)For the LORD hath chosen Jacob unto himself, and Israel for his peculiar treasure.
5)For I know that the LORD is great, and that our Lord is above all gods.
6)Whatsoever the LORD pleased, that did he in heaven, and in earth, in the seas, and all deep places.
7)He causeth the vapours to ascend from the ends of the earth; he maketh lightnings for the rain; he bringeth the wind out of his treasuries.
8)Who smote the firstborn of Egypt, both of man and beast.
9)Who sent tokens and wonders into the midst of thee, O Egypt, upon Pharaoh, and upon all his servants.
10)Who smote great nations, and slew mighty kings;
11)Sihon king of the Amorites, and Og king of Bashan, and all the kingdoms of Canaan:
12)And gave their land for an heritage, an heritage unto Israel his people.
13)Thy name, O LORD, endureth for ever; and thy memorial, O LORD, throughout all generations.
14)For the LORD will judge his people, and he will repent himself concerning his servants.
15)The idols of the heathen are silver and gold, the work of men's hands.
16)They have mouths, but they speak not; eyes have they, but they see not;
17)They have ears, but they hear not; neither is there any breath in their mouths.
18)They that make them are like unto them: so is every one that trusteth in them.
19)Bless the LORD, O house of Israel: bless the LORD, O house of Aaron:
20)Bless the LORD, O house of Levi: ye that fear the LORD, bless the LORD.
21)Blessed be the LORD out of Zion, which dwelleth at Jerusalem. Praise ye the LORD.
Numbers 21
1)And when king Arad the Canaanite, which dwelt in the south, heard tell that Israel came by the way of the spies; then he fought against Israel, and took some of them prisoners.
2)And Israel vowed a vow unto the LORD, and said, If thou wilt indeed deliver this people into my hand, then I will utterly destroy their cities.
3)And the LORD hearkened to the voice of Israel, and delivered up the Canaanites; and they utterly destroyed them and their cities: and he called the name of the place Hormah.
4)And they journeyed from mount Hor by the way of the Red sea, to compass the land of Edom: and the soul of the people was much discouraged because of the way.
5)And the people spake against God, and against Moses, Wherefore have ye brought us up out of Egypt to die in the wilderness? for there is no bread, neither is there any water; and our soul loatheth this light bread.
6)And the LORD sent fiery serpents among the people, and they bit the people; and much people of Israel died.
7)Therefore the people came to Moses, and said, We have sinned, for we have spoken against the LORD, and against thee; pray unto the LORD, that he take away the serpents from us. And Moses prayed for the people.
8)And the LORD said unto Moses, Make thee a fiery serpent, and set it upon a pole: and it shall come to pass, that every one that is bitten, when he looketh upon it, shall live.
9)And Moses made a serpent of brass, and put it upon a pole, and it came to pass, that if a serpent had bitten any man, when he beheld the serpent of brass, he lived.
10)And the children of Israel set forward, and pitched in Oboth.
11)And they journeyed from Oboth, and pitched at Ijeabarim, in the wilderness which is before Moab, toward the sunrising.
12)From thence they removed, and pitched in the valley of Zared.
13)From thence they removed, and pitched on the other side of Arnon, which is in the wilderness that cometh out of the coasts of the Amorites: for Arnon is the border of Moab, between Moab and the Amorites.
14)Wherefore it is said in the book of the wars of the LORD, What he did in the Red sea, and in the brooks of Arnon,
15)And at the stream of the brooks that goeth down to the dwelling of Ar, and lieth upon the border of Moab.
16)And from thence they went to Beer: that is the well whereof the LORD spake unto Moses, Gather the people together, and I will give them water.
17)Then Israel sang this song, Spring up, O well; sing ye unto it:
18)The princes digged the well, the nobles of the people digged it, by the direction of the lawgiver, with their staves. And from the wilderness they went to Mattanah:
19)And from Mattanah to Nahaliel: and from Nahaliel to Bamoth:
20)And from Bamoth in the valley that is in the country of Moab, to the top of Pisgah, which looketh toward Jeshimon.
21)And Israel sent messengers unto Sihon king of the Amorites, saying,
22)Let me pass through thy land: we will not turn into the fields, or into the vineyards; we will not drink of the waters of the well: but we will go along by the king's high way, until we be past thy borders.
23)And Sihon would not suffer Israel to pass through his border: but Sihon gathered all his people together, and went out against Israel into the wilderness: and he came to Jahaz, and fought against Israel.
24)And Israel smote him with the edge of the sword, and possessed his land from Arnon unto Jabbok, even unto the children of Ammon: for the border of the children of Ammon was strong.
25)And Israel took all these cities: and Israel dwelt in all the cities of the Amorites, in Heshbon, and in all the villages thereof.
26)For Heshbon was the city of Sihon the king of the Amorites, who had fought against the former king of Moab, and taken all his land out of his hand, even unto Arnon.
27)Wherefore they that speak in proverbs say, Come into Heshbon, let the city of Sihon be built and prepared:
28)For there is a fire gone out of Heshbon, a flame from the city of Sihon: it hath consumed Ar of Moab, and the lords of the high places of Arnon.
29)Woe to thee, Moab! thou art undone, O people of Chemosh: he hath given his sons that escaped, and his daughters, into captivity unto Sihon king of the Amorites.
30)We have shot at them; Heshbon is perished even unto Dibon, and we have laid them waste even unto Nophah, which reacheth unto Medeba.
31)Thus Israel dwelt in the land of the Amorites.
32)And Moses sent to spy out Jaazer, and they took the villages thereof, and drove out the Amorites that were there.
33)And they turned and went up by the way of Bashan: and Og the king of Bashan went out against them, he, and all his people, to the battle at Edrei.
34)And the LORD said unto Moses, Fear him not: for I have delivered him into thy hand, and all his people, and his land; and thou shalt do to him as thou didst unto Sihon king of the Amorites, which dwelt at Heshbon.
35)So they smote him, and his sons, and all his people, until there was none left him alive: and they possessed his land.
John 3
1)There was a man of the Pharisees, named Nicodemus, a ruler of the Jews:
2)The same came to Jesus by night, and said unto him, Rabbi, we know that thou art a teacher come from God: for no man can do these miracles that thou doest, except God be with him.
3)Jesus answered and said unto him, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God.
4)Nicodemus saith unto him, How can a man be born when he is old? can he enter the second time into his mother's womb, and be born?
5)Jesus answered, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born of water and of the Spirit, he cannot enter into the kingdom of God.
6)That which is born of the flesh is flesh; and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit.
7)Marvel not that I said unto thee, Ye must be born again.
8)The wind bloweth where it listeth, and thou hearest the sound thereof, but canst not tell whence it cometh, and whither it goeth: so is every one that is born of the Spirit.
9)Nicodemus answered and said unto him, How can these things be?
10)Jesus answered and said unto him, Art thou a master of Israel, and knowest not these things?
11)Verily, verily, I say unto thee, We speak that we do know, and testify that we have seen; and ye receive not our witness.
12)If I have told you earthly things, and ye believe not, how shall ye believe, if I tell you of heavenly things?
13)And no man hath ascended up to heaven, but he that came down from heaven, even the Son of man which is in heaven.
14)And as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, even so must the Son of man be lifted up:
15)That whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have eternal life.
16)For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.
17)For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved.
18)He that believeth on him is not condemned: but he that believeth not is condemned already, because he hath not believed in the name of the only begotten Son of God.
19)And this is the condemnation, that light is come into the world, and men loved darkness rather than light, because their deeds were evil.
20)For every one that doeth evil hateth the light, neither cometh to the light, lest his deeds should be reproved.
21)But he that doeth truth cometh to the light, that his deeds may be made manifest, that they are wrought in God.
22)After these things came Jesus and his disciples into the land of Judaea; and there he tarried with them, and baptized.
23)And John also was baptizing in Aenon near to Salim, because there was much water there: and they came, and were baptized.
24)For John was not yet cast into prison.
25)Then there arose a question between some of John's disciples and the Jews about purifying.
26)And they came unto John, and said unto him, Rabbi, he that was with thee beyond Jordan, to whom thou barest witness, behold, the same baptizeth, and all men come to him.
27)John answered and said, A man can receive nothing, except it be given him from heaven.
28)Ye yourselves bear me witness, that I said, I am not the Christ, but that I am sent before him.
29)He that hath the bride is the bridegroom: but the friend of the bridegroom, which standeth and heareth him, rejoiceth greatly because of the bridegroom's voice: this my joy therefore is fulfilled.
30)He must increase, but I must decrease.
31)He that cometh from above is above all: he that is of the earth is earthly, and speaketh of the earth: he that cometh from heaven is above all.
32)And what he hath seen and heard, that he testifieth; and no man receiveth his testimony.
33)He that hath received his testimony hath set to his seal that God is true.
34)For he whom God hath sent speaketh the words of God: for God giveth not the Spirit by measure unto him.
35)The Father loveth the Son, and hath given all things into his hand.
36)He that believeth on the Son hath everlasting life: and he that believeth not the Son shall not see life; but the wrath of God abideth on him.
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