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February 2


Exodus 15:1-27
1. Then Moses and the sons of Israel sang this song to the LORD, and said, "I will sing to the LORD, for He is highly exalted; The horse and its rider He has hurled into the sea.
2. "The LORD is my strength and song, And He has become my salvation; This is my God, and I will praise Him; My father's God, and I will extol Him.
3. "The LORD is a warrior; The LORD is His name.
4. "Pharaoh's chariots and his army He has cast into the sea; And the choicest of his officers are drowned in the Red Sea.
5. "The deeps cover them; They went down into the depths like a stone.
6. "Your right hand, O LORD, is majestic in power, Your right hand, O LORD, shatters the enemy.
7. "And in the greatness of Your excellence You overthrow those who rise up against You; You send forth Your burning anger, and it consumes them as chaff.
8. "At the blast of Your nostrils the waters were piled up, The flowing waters stood up like a heap; The deeps were congealed in the heart of the sea.
9. "The enemy said, 'I will pursue, I will overtake, I will divide the spoil; My desire shall be gratified against them; I will draw out my sword, my hand will destroy them.'
10. "You blew with Your wind, the sea covered them; They sank like lead in the mighty waters.
11. "Who is like You among the gods, O LORD? Who is like You, majestic in holiness, Awesome in praises, working wonders?
12. "You stretched out Your right hand, The earth swallowed them.
13. "In Your lovingkindness You have led the people whom You have redeemed; In Your strength You have guided them to Your holy habitation.
14. "The peoples have heard, they tremble; Anguish has gripped the inhabitants of Philistia.
15. "Then the chiefs of Edom were dismayed; The leaders of Moab, trembling grips them; All the inhabitants of Canaan have melted away.
16. "Terror and dread fall upon them; By the greatness of Your arm they are motionless as stone; Until Your people pass over, O LORD, Until the people pass over whom You have purchased.
17. "You will bring them and plant them in the mountain of Your inheritance, The place, O LORD, which You have made for Your dwelling, The sanctuary, O Lord, which Your hands have established.
18. "The LORD shall reign forever and ever."
19. For the horses of Pharaoh with his chariots and his horsemen went into the sea, and the LORD brought back the waters of the sea on them, but the sons of Israel walked on dry land through the midst of the sea.
20. Miriam the prophetess, Aaron's sister, took the timbrel in her hand, and all the women went out after her with timbrels and with dancing.
21. Miriam answered them, "Sing to the LORD, for He is highly exalted; The horse and his rider He has hurled into the sea."
22. Then Moses led Israel from the Red Sea, and they went out into the wilderness of Shur; and they went three days in the wilderness and found no water.
23. When they came to Marah, they could not drink the waters of Marah, for they were bitter; therefore it was named Marah.
24. So the people grumbled at Moses, saying, "What shall we drink?"
25. Then he cried out to the LORD, and the LORD showed him a tree; and he threw it into the waters, and the waters became sweet. There He made for them a statute and regulation, and there He tested them.
26. And He said, "If you will give earnest heed to the voice of the LORD your God, and do what is right in His sight, and give ear to His commandments, and keep all His statutes, I will put none of the diseases on you which I have put on the Egyptians; for I, the LORD, am your healer."
27. Then they came to Elim where there were twelve springs of water and seventy date palms, and they camped there beside the waters.

Exodus 16:1-36
1. Then they set out from Elim, and all the congregation of the sons of Israel came to the wilderness of Sin, which is between Elim and Sinai, on the fifteenth day of the second month after their departure from the land of Egypt.
2. The whole congregation of the sons of Israel grumbled against Moses and Aaron in the wilderness.
3. The sons of Israel said to them, "Would that we had died by the LORD'S hand in the land of Egypt, when we sat by the pots of meat, when we ate bread to the full; for you have brought us out into this wilderness to kill this whole assembly with hunger."
4. Then the LORD said to Moses, "Behold, I will rain bread from heaven for you; and the people shall go out and gather a day's portion every day, that I may test them, whether or not they will walk in My instruction.
5. "On the sixth day, when they prepare what they bring in, it will be twice as much as they gather daily."
6. So Moses and Aaron said to all the sons of Israel, "At evening you will know that the LORD has brought you out of the land of Egypt;
7. and in the morning you will see the glory of the LORD, for He hears your grumblings against the LORD; and what are we, that you grumble against us?"
8. Moses said, "This will happen when the LORD gives you meat to eat in the evening, and bread to the full in the morning; for the LORD hears your grumblings which you grumble against Him. And what are we? Your grumblings are not against us but against the LORD."
9. Then Moses said to Aaron, "Say to all the congregation of the sons of Israel, 'Come near before the LORD, for He has heard your grumblings.'"
10. It came about as Aaron spoke to the whole congregation of the sons of Israel, that they looked toward the wilderness, and behold, the glory of the LORD appeared in the cloud.
11. And the LORD spoke to Moses, saying,
12. "I have heard the grumblings of the sons of Israel; speak to them, saying, 'At twilight you shall eat meat, and in the morning you shall be filled with bread; and you shall know that I am the LORD your God.'"
13. So it came about at evening that the quails came up and covered the camp, and in the morning there was a layer of dew around the camp.
14. When the layer of dew evaporated, behold, on the surface of the wilderness there was a fine flake-like thing, fine as the frost on the ground.
15. When the sons of Israel saw it, they said to one another, "What is it?" For they did not know what it was. And Moses said to them, "It is the bread which the LORD has given you to eat.
16. "This is what the LORD has commanded, 'Gather of it every man as much as he should eat; you shall take an omer apiece according to the number of persons each of you has in his tent.'"
17. The sons of Israel did so, and some gathered much and some little.
18. When they measured it with an omer, he who had gathered much had no excess, and he who had gathered little had no lack; every man gathered as much as he should eat.
19. Moses said to them, "Let no man leave any of it until morning."
20. But they did not listen to Moses, and some left part of it until morning, and it bred worms and became foul; and Moses was angry with them.
21. They gathered it morning by morning, every man as much as he should eat; but when the sun grew hot, it would melt.
22. Now on the sixth day they gathered twice as much bread, two omers for each one. When all the leaders of the congregation came and told Moses,
23. then he said to them, "This is what the LORD meant: Tomorrow is a sabbath observance, a holy sabbath to the LORD. Bake what you will bake and boil what you will boil, and all that is left over put aside to be kept until morning."
24. So they put it aside until morning, as Moses had ordered, and it did not become foul nor was there any worm in it.
25. Moses said, "Eat it today, for today is a sabbath to the LORD; today you will not find it in the field.
26. "Six days you shall gather it, but on the seventh day, the sabbath, there will be none."
27. It came about on the seventh day that some of the people went out to gather, but they found none.
28. Then the LORD said to Moses, "How long do you refuse to keep My commandments and My instructions?
29. "See, the LORD has given you the sabbath; therefore He gives you bread for two days on the sixth day. Remain every man in his place; let no man go out of his place on the seventh day."
30. So the people rested on the seventh day.
31. The house of Israel named it manna, and it was like coriander seed, white, and its taste was like wafers with honey.
32. Then Moses said, "This is what the LORD has commanded, 'Let an omerful of it be kept throughout your generations, that they may see the bread that I fed you in the wilderness, when I brought you out of the land of Egypt.'"
33. Moses said to Aaron, "Take a jar and put an omerful of manna in it, and place it before the LORD to be kept throughout your generations."
34. As the LORD commanded Moses, so Aaron placed it before the Testimony, to be kept.
35. The sons of Israel ate the manna forty years, until they came to an inhabited land; they ate the manna until they came to the border of the land of Canaan.
36. (Now an omer is a tenth of an ephah.)

Psalms 18:20-27
20. The LORD has rewarded me according to my righteousness; According to the cleanness of my hands He has recompensed me.
21. For I have kept the ways of the LORD, And have not wickedly departed from my God.
22. For all His ordinances were before me, And I did not put away His statutes from me.
23. I was also blameless with Him, And I kept myself from my iniquity.
24. Therefore the LORD has recompensed me according to my righteousness, According to the cleanness of my hands in His eyes.
25. With the kind You show Yourself kind; With the blameless You show Yourself blameless;
26. With the pure You show Yourself pure, And with the crooked You show Yourself astute.
27. For You save an afflicted people, But haughty eyes You abase.

Proverbs 6:12-15
12. A worthless person, a wicked man, Is the one who walks with a perverse mouth,
13. Who winks with his eyes, who signals with his feet, Who points with his fingers;
14. Who with perversity in his heart continually devises evil, Who spreads strife.
15. Therefore his calamity will come suddenly; Instantly he will be broken and there will be no healing.

Matthew 21:23-46
23. When He entered the temple, the chief priests and the elders of the people came to Him while He was teaching, and said, "By what authority are You doing these things, and who gave You this authority?"
24. Jesus said to them, "I will also ask you one thing, which if you tell Me, I will also tell you by what authority I do these things.
25. "The baptism of John was from what source, from heaven or from men?" And they began reasoning among themselves, saying, "If we say, 'From heaven,' He will say to us, 'Then why did you not believe him?'
26. "But if we say, 'From men,' we fear the people; for they all regard John as a prophet."
27. And answering Jesus, they said, "We do not know." He also said to them, "Neither will I tell you by what authority I do these things.
28. "But what do you think? A man had two sons, and he came to the first and said, 'Son, go work today in the vineyard.'
29. "And he answered, 'I will not'; but afterward he regretted it and went.
30. "The man came to the second and said the same thing; and he answered, 'I will, sir'; but he did not go.
31. "Which of the two did the will of his father?" They said, "The first." Jesus said to them, "Truly I say to you that the tax collectors and prostitutes will get into the kingdom of God before you.
32. "For John came to you in the way of righteousness and you did not believe him; but the tax collectors and prostitutes did believe him; and you, seeing this, did not even feel remorse afterward so as to believe him.
33. "Listen to another parable. There was a landowner who PLANTED A VINEYARD AND PUT A WALL AROUND IT AND DUG A WINE PRESS IN IT, AND BUILT A TOWER, and rented it out to vine-growers and went on a journey.
34. "When the harvest time approached, he sent his slaves to the vine-growers to receive his produce.
35. "The vine-growers took his slaves and beat one, and killed another, and stoned a third.
36. "Again he sent another group of slaves larger than the first; and they did the same thing to them.
37. "But afterward he sent his son to them, saying, 'They will respect my son.'
38. "But when the vine-growers saw the son, they said among themselves, 'This is the heir; come, let us kill him and seize his inheritance.'
39. "They took him, and threw him out of the vineyard and killed him.
40. "Therefore when the owner of the vineyard comes, what will he do to those vine-growers?"
41. They said to Him, "He will bring those wretches to a wretched end, and will rent out the vineyard to other vine-growers who will pay him the proceeds at the proper seasons."
42. Jesus said to them, "Did you never read in the Scriptures, 'THE STONE WHICH THE BUILDERS REJECTED, THIS BECAME THE CHIEF CORNER stone; THIS CAME ABOUT FROM THE LORD, AND IT IS MARVELOUS IN OUR EYES'?
43. "Therefore I say to you, the kingdom of God will be taken away from you and given to a people, producing the fruit of it.
44. "And he who falls on this stone will be broken to pieces; but on whomever it falls, it will scatter him like dust."
45. When the chief priests and the Pharisees heard His parables, they understood that He was speaking about them.
46. When they sought to seize Him, they feared the people, because they considered Him to be a prophet.