Jesus Predicts His Betrayal

John 13:18-30 Jesus Predicts His Betrayal 18 “I am not referring to all of you; I know those I have chosen. But this is to fulfill this passage of Scripture: ‘He who shared my bread has turned[a] against me.’[b] 19 “I am telling you now before it happens, so that when it does happen you will believe […]

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Psalm 87

Psalm 87 Of the Sons of Korah. A psalm. A song. 1 He has founded his city on the holy mountain. 2 The Lord loves the gates of Zion     more than all the other dwellings of Jacob. 3 Glorious things are said of you,     city of God: 4 “I will record Rahab and Babylon     among those who acknowledge me— […]

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Ruth

Ruth 1:1-5 Naomi Loses Her Husband and Sons 1 In the days when the judges ruled,[a]there was a famine in the land. So a man from Bethlehem in Judah, together with his wife and two sons, went to live for a while in the country of Moab. 2 The man’s name was Elimelek, his wife’s name was Naomi, and the names of […]

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The genealogy of Jesus the Messiah

Matthew 1:1-17 The Genealogy of Jesus the Messiah 1 This is the genealogy of Jesus the Messiah the son of David, the son of Abraham: 2 Abraham was the father of Isaac, Isaac the father of Jacob, Jacob the father of Judah and his brothers, 3 Judah the father of Perez and Zerah, whose mother was Tamar, Perez […]

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Psalm 63

Psalm 63 A psalm of David. When he was in the Desert of Judah. 1 You, God, are my God,     earnestly I seek you; I thirst for you,     my whole being longs for you, in a dry and parched land     where there is no water. 2 I have seen you in the sanctuary     and beheld your power […]

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Post-Exilic Prophets

Nehemiah 9:5-15 5 And the Levites—Jeshua, Kadmiel, Bani, Hashabneiah, Sherebiah, Hodiah, Shebaniah and Pethahiah—said: “Stand up and praise the Lord your God, who is from everlasting to everlasting.” “Blessed be your glorious name, and may it be exalted above all blessing and praise. 6 You alone are the Lord. You made the heavens, even the highest heavens, […]

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Luke 1:39-56

Luke 1:39-56 Mary Visits Elizabeth 39 At that time Mary got ready and hurried to a town in the hill country of Judea,40 where she entered Zechariah’s home and greeted Elizabeth. 41 When Elizabeth heard Mary’s greeting, the baby leaped in her womb, and Elizabeth was filled with the Holy Spirit. 42 In a loud voice she exclaimed: “Blessed […]

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Luke 22:7-23: The Last Supper

The Last Supper 7 Then came the day of Unleavened Bread on which the Passover lamb had to be sacrificed. 8 Jesus sent Peter and John, saying, ‘Go and make preparations for us to eat the Passover.’ 9 ‘Where do you want us to prepare for it?’ they asked. 10 He replied, ‘As you enter the city, a man […]

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