Golden Text| Jer 22:29 MSG - O land, land, land, listen to God’s Message!
Responsive Reading| John 1:1 NLT – In the beginning the Word already existed. The Word was with God, and the Word was God.
John 17:17 NLT - teach them your word, which is truth.
Prov 8:1,4,6,7.8,14,20,23-25,32-35 NLT - Listen as Wisdom calls out! Hear as understanding raises her voice! , 4 “I call to you, to all of you! I raise my voice to all people. 6 Listen to me! For I have important things to tell you. Everything I say is right, 7 for I speak the truth 8 My advice is wholesome. 14 Common sense and success belong to me. Insight and strength are mine. 20 I walk in righteousness, in paths of justice. 23 I was appointed in ages past, at the very first, before the earth began. 24 I was born before the oceans were created, before the springs bubbled forth their waters. 25 Before the mountains were formed, before the hills, I was born—32 “And so, my children,[b] listen to me, for all who follow my ways are joyful. 33 Listen to my instruction and be wise. Don’t ignore it. 34 Joyful are those who listen to me, watching for me daily at my gates, waiting for me outside my home! 35 For whoever finds me finds life and receives favor from the Lord. 1.
1| Deu 32:3,4 NLT - 3 proclaim the name of the Lord; how glorious is our God! 4 He is the Rock; his deeds are perfect. Everything he does is just and fair. He is a faithful God who does no wrong; how just and upright he is!
2| PS 33:4,6,8,9 NLT - 4 For the word of the Lord holds true, and we can trust everything he does. 6 The Lord merely spoke, and the heavens were created. He breathed the word, and all the stars were born. 8 Let the whole world fear the Lord, and let everyone stand in awe of him. 9 For when he spoke, the world began! It appeared at his command. 3| Dan 2:20,22 NLT - 20 He said, “Praise the name of God forever and ever, for he has all wisdom and power. 22 He reveals deep and mysterious things
4| Ps 85:11 NLT – 11 Truth springs up from the earth, and righteousness smiles down from heaven.
5| Ps 119:89,105 NLT - 89 Your eternal word, O Lord, stands firm in heaven. 105 Your word is a lamp to guide my feet and a light for my path. 6| PS 51:6 NLT - 6 But you desire honesty from the womb,[b] teaching me wisdom even there.
7| I KINGS 3:5,6,9,16,17,19,20,22,24-28 NLT - 5 That night the Lord appeared to Solomon in a dream, and God said, “What do you want? Ask, and I will give it to you!” 6 Solomon replied, “You showed great and faithful love to your servant my father, David, because he was honest and true and faithful to you. And you have continued to show this great and faithful love to him today by giving him a son to sit on his throne. 9 Give me an understanding heart so that I can govern your people well and know the difference between right and wrong. For who by himself is able to govern this great people of yours?” 16 Some time later two prostitutes came to the king to have an argument settled. 17 “Please, my lord,” one of them began, “this woman and I live in the same house. I gave birth to a baby while she was with me in the house. 19 “But her baby died during the night 20 Then she got up in the night and took my son from beside me while I was asleep. She laid her dead child in my arms and took mine to sleep beside her. 22 Then the other woman interrupted, “It certainly was your son, and the living child is mine.” 24 All right, bring me a sword.” So a sword was brought to the king. 25 Then he said, “Cut the living child in two, and give half to one woman and half to the other!” 26 Then the woman who was the real mother of the living child, and who loved him very much, cried out, “Oh no, my lord! Give her the child—please do not kill him!” But the other woman said, “All right, he will be neither yours nor mine; divide him between us!” 27 Then the king said, “Do not kill the child, but give him to the woman who wants him to live, for she is his mother!” 28 When all Israel heard the king’s decision, the people were in awe of the king, for they saw the wisdom God had given him for rendering justice.
8| JOHN 1:14,18 NRSV - 14 And the Word became flesh and lived among us, and we have seen his glory, the glory as of a father’s only son,[d] full of grace and truth.
9| JOHN 4:46-53 CEB - 46 He returned to Cana in Galilee where he had turned the water into wine. In Capernaum there was a certain royal official whose son was sick. 47 When he heard that Jesus was coming from Judea to Galilee, he went out to meet him and asked Jesus if he would come and heal his son, for his son was about to die. 48 Jesus said to him, “Unless you see miraculous signs and wonders, you won’t believe.” 49 The royal official said to him, “Lord, come before my son dies.” 50 Jesus replied, “Go home. Your son lives.” The man believed the word that Jesus spoke to him and set out for his home. 51 While he was on his way, his servants were already coming to meet him. They said, “Your son lives!” 52 So he asked them at what time his son had started to get better. And they said, “The fever left him yesterday at about one o’clock in the afternoon.” 53 Then the father realized that this was the hour when Jesus had said to him, “Your son lives.” And he and his entire household believed in Jesus.
10| JOHN 8:31,32 NLT - 31 Jesus said to the people who believed in him, “You are truly my disciples if you remain faithful to my teachings. 32 And you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.”
11| HOSEA 4:1 VOICE - Listen to what the Eternal says, you people of Israel! Eternal One: I am bringing charges against everyone who lives in your land because there’s no truth and no faithfulness and no knowledge of God in the land.
12| MATT 22:29 NLT - “Your mistake is that you don’t know the Scriptures, and you don’t know the power of God.
13| ISA 50:4,5,7 VOICE - 4 The Lord, the Eternal, equipped me for this job—with skilled speech, a smooth tongue for instruction. I can find the words that comfort and soothe the downtrodden, tired, and despairing. And I know when to use them. Each morning, it is God who wakes me and tells me what I should do, what I should say. 5 The Lord, the Eternal, has helped me to listen, and I do as He says. I have not been rebellious or run away from God’s work. 7 Because the Lord, the Eternal, helps me I will not be disgraced; so, I set my face like a rock, confident that I will not be ashamed.
14| II TIM 2:7,15 NLT - 7 The Lord will help you understand all these things. 15 Work hard so you can present yourself to God and receive his approval. Be a good worker, one who does not need to be ashamed and who correctly explains the word of truth.
15| ACTS 4:32,33 NLT - 32 All the believers were united in heart and mind. And they felt that what they owned was not their own, so they shared everything they had. 33 The apostles testified powerfully to the resurrection of the Lord Jesus, and God’s great blessing was upon them all.
16| ACTS 5:17-21,25,27,34,35,38,39,42 NLT - 17 The high priest and his officials, who were Sadducees, were filled with jealousy. 18 They arrested the apostles and put them in the public jail. 19 But an angel of the Lord came at night, opened the gates of the jail, and brought them out. Then he told them, 20 “Go to the Temple and give the people this message of life!” 21 So at daybreak the apostles entered the Temple, as they were told, and immediately began teaching. 25 Then someone arrived with startling news: “The men you put in jail are standing in the Temple, teaching the people!” 27 Then they brought the apostles before the high council, where the high priest confronted them. 34 But one member, a Pharisee named Gamaliel, who was an expert in religious law and respected by all the people, stood up and ordered that the men be sent outside the council chamber for a while. 35 Then he said to his colleagues, “Men of Israel, take care what you are planning to do to these men! 38 “So my advice is, leave these men alone. Let them go. If they are planning and doing these things merely on their own, it will soon be overthrown. 39 But if it is from God, you will not be able to overthrow them. You may even find yourselves fighting against God!” 42 And every day, in the Temple and from house to house, they continued to teach and preach this message: “Jesus is the Messiah.”
17| I COR 3:11,23 CEB - 11 No one can lay any other foundation besides the one that is already laid, which is Jesus Christ. you belong to Christ, and Christ belongs to God.
18| GAL 5:7 CEB - 7 You were running the race so well. Who has held you back from following the truth?
19| I THESS 2:13 NLT - if you look carefully into the perfect law that sets you free, and if you do what it says and don’t forget what you heard, then God will bless you for doing it.
20| JAMES 1:25 PHIL - the man who looks into the perfect law, the law of liberty, and makes a habit of so doing, is not the man who hears and forgets. He puts that law into practice and he wins true happiness.
CEB – COMMON ENGLISH BIBLE
ESV – ENGLISH STANDARD VERSION
MSG – THE MESSAGE
NIV – NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION
NLT – NEW LIVING TRANSLATION
NRSV - NEW REVISED STANDARD VERSION
PHIL - JB PHILLIPS, NEW TESTAMENT IN MODERN ENGLISH
VOICE – THE VOICE