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Scripture Reading Reference Guide (August 2020)

By Craig Smith

August 2, 2020

August 2020, Reference Guide, Scripture Reading

Genesis 9:16

When Lot still hesitated, the angels seized his hand and the hands of his wife and two daughters and rushed them to safety outside the city, for the LORD was merciful. Genesis 9:16 New Living Translation

Deuteronomy 10:14 

Look, the highest heavens and the earth and everything in it all belong to the LORD your God. — Deuteronomy 10:14 

Jeremiah 10:12

But the LORD made the earth by his power, and he preserves it by his wisdom. With his own understanding he stretched out the heavens. — Jeremiah 10:12

1 Corinthians 9:24–26

Don’t you realize that in a race everyone runs, but only one person gets the prize? So run to win! All athletes are disciplined in their training. They do it to win a prize that will fade away, but we do it for an eternal prize. So I run with purpose in every step. I’m not just shadowboxing. —

1 Peter 2:22–25

He never sinned, nor ever deceived anyone. He did not retaliate when he was insulted, nor threaten revenge when he suffered. He left his case in the hands of God, who always judges fairly. He personally carried our sins in his body on the cross so that we can be dead to sin and live for what is right. By his wounds you are healed. Once you were like sheep who wandered away. But now you have turned to your Shepherd, the Guardian of your souls. — 1 Peter 2:22–25

1 Corinthians 13:4–7

Love is patient and kind. Love is not jealous or boastful or proud or rude. It does not demand its own way. It is not irritable, and it keeps no record of being wronged. It does not rejoice about injustice but rejoices whenever the truth wins out. Love never gives up, never loses faith, is always hopeful, and endures through every circumstance. — 1 Corinthians 13:4–7

Ephesians 1:11

Furthermore, because we are united with Christ, we have received an inheritance from God, for he chose us in advance, and he makes everything work out according to his plan. —  Ephesians 1:11

John 17:15

I’m not asking you to take them out of the world, but to keep them safe from the evil one.
— John 17:15

Hebrews 7:25

Therefore he is able, once and forever, to save those who come to God through him. He lives forever to intercede with God on their behalf. — Hebrews 7:25

Romans 5:21

So just as sin ruled over all people and brought them to death, now God’s wonderful grace rules instead, giving us right standing with God and resulting in eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.
— Romans 5:21

Psalm 90:2

Before the mountains were born, before you gave birth to the earth and the world, from beginning to end, you are God. — Psalm 90:2

Genesis 6:9

Noah was a righteous man, the only blameless person living on earth at the time, and he walked in close fellowship with God. — Genesis 6:9

Acts 17:28

For in Him we live and move and exist. As some of your own poets have said, “We are his offspring.” — Acts 17:28

Romans 9:16

So it is God who decides to show mercy. We can neither choose it or work for it. — Romans 9:16

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