Daily Scripture Reading for
February 11, 2020
The Lectionary According to the Christian Seasons
1 Kings 8:22-30
22 And Solomon stood before the altar of the LORD in the presence of all the congregation of Israel and spread forth his hands toward heaven; 23 and he said, "LORD God of Israel, there is no God like Thee in heaven above or on earth beneath, who keepest covenant and mercy with Thy servants who walk before Thee with all their heart, 24 who hast kept with Thy servant David my father what Thou promised him. Thou speakest also with Thy mouth and hast fulfilled it with Thine hand, as it is this day. 25 Therefore now, LORD God of Israel, keep with Thy servant David my father what Thou promised him, saying, `There shall not fail thee a man in My sight to sit on the throne of Israel, only if thy children take heed to their way, that they walk before Me as thou hast walked before Me.' 26 And now, O God of Israel, let Thy word, I pray Thee, be verified, which Thou speakest unto Thy servant David my father.
27 "But will God indeed dwell on the earth? Behold, the heaven and heaven of heavens cannot contain Thee; how much less this house that I have built? 28 Yet have Thou respect unto the prayer of Thy servant and to his supplication, O LORD my God, to hearken unto the cry and to the prayer which Thy servant prayeth before Thee today, 29 that Thine eyes may be open toward this house night and day, even toward the place of which Thou hast said, `My name shall be there,' that Thou mayest hearken unto the prayer which Thy servant shall make toward this place. 30 And hearken Thou to the supplication of Thy servant and of Thy people Israel when they shall pray toward this place, and hear Thou in heaven Thy dwelling place; and when Thou hearest, forgive.
Words of Worship - Psalm 119:36a, 29b
1 Then came together unto Him the Pharisees and certain of the scribes, who came from Jerusalem. 2 And when they saw some of His disciples eat bread with defiled (that is to say, unwashed) hands, they found fault. 3 For the Pharisees and all the Jews do not eat, unless they wash their hands oft, holding to the tradition of the elders. 4 And when they come from the market, they eat not unless they wash; and there are many other customs which they have received and hold to, as the washing of cups, pots, brazen vessels and of tables. 5 Then the Pharisees and scribes asked Him, "Why walk not thy disciples according to the tradition of the elders, but eat bread with unwashed hands?" 6 He answered and said unto them,
9 And He said unto them,
Words of Wisdom - Proverbs 10:29
Jesus Speaks Morals & Values - Matthew 9:12
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