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Bible in one year


August 13


Job 17:1-16
1. "My spirit is broken, my days are extinguished, The grave is ready for me.
2. "Surely mockers are with me, And my eye gazes on their provocation.
3. "Lay down, now, a pledge for me with Yourself; Who is there that will be my guarantor?
4. "For You have kept their heart from understanding, Therefore You will not exalt them.
5. "He who informs against friends for a share of the spoil, The eyes of his children also will languish.
6. "But He has made me a byword of the people, And I am one at whom men spit.
7. "My eye has also grown dim because of grief, And all my members are as a shadow.
8. "The upright will be appalled at this, And the innocent will stir up himself against the godless.
9. "Nevertheless the righteous will hold to his way, And he who has clean hands will grow stronger and stronger.
10. "But come again all of you now, For I do not find a wise man among you.
11. "My days are past, my plans are torn apart, Even the wishes of my heart.
12. "They make night into day, saying, 'The light is near,' in the presence of darkness.
13. "If I look for Sheol as my home, I make my bed in the darkness;
14. If I call to the pit, 'You are my father'; To the worm, 'my mother and my sister';
15. Where now is my hope? And who regards my hope?
16. "Will it go down with me to Sheol? Shall we together go down into the dust?"

Job 18:1-21
1. Then Bildad the Shuhite responded,
2. "How long will you hunt for words? Show understanding and then we can talk.
3. "Why are we regarded as beasts, As stupid in your eyes?
4. "O you who tear yourself in your anger--For your sake is the earth to be abandoned, Or the rock to be moved from its place?
5. "Indeed, the light of the wicked goes out, And the flame of his fire gives no light.
6. "The light in his tent is darkened, And his lamp goes out above him.
7. "His vigorous stride is shortened, And his own scheme brings him down.
8. "For he is thrown into the net by his own feet, And he steps on the webbing.
9. "A snare seizes him by the heel, And a trap snaps shut on him.
10. "A noose for him is hidden in the ground, And a trap for him on the path.
11. "All around terrors frighten him, And harry him at every step.
12. "His strength is famished, And calamity is ready at his side.
13. "His skin is devoured by disease, The firstborn of death devours his limbs.
14. "He is torn from the security of his tent, And they march him before the king of terrors.
15. "There dwells in his tent nothing of his; Brimstone is scattered on his habitation.
16. "His roots are dried below, And his branch is cut off above.
17. "Memory of him perishes from the earth, And he has no name abroad.
18. "He is driven from light into darkness, And chased from the inhabited world.
19. "He has no offspring or posterity among his people, Nor any survivor where he sojourned.
20. "Those in the west are appalled at his fate, And those in the east are seized with horror.
21. "Surely such are the dwellings of the wicked, And this is the place of him who does not know God."

Psalms 95:1-5
1. O come, let us sing for joy to the LORD, Let us shout joyfully to the rock of our salvation.
2. Let us come before His presence with thanksgiving, Let us shout joyfully to Him with psalms.
3. For the LORD is a great God And a great King above all gods,
4. In whose hand are the depths of the earth, The peaks of the mountains are His also.
5. The sea is His, for it was He who made it, And His hands formed the dry land.

Proverbs 23:1-3
1. When you sit down to dine with a ruler, Consider carefully what is before you,
2. And put a knife to your throat If you are a man of great appetite.
3. Do not desire his delicacies, For it is deceptive food.

Romans 12:1-21
1. Therefore I urge you, brethren, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies a living and holy sacrifice, acceptable to God, which is your spiritual service of worship.
2. And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, so that you may prove what the will of God is, that which is good and acceptable and perfect.
3. For through the grace given to me I say to everyone among you not to think more highly of himself than he ought to think; but to think so as to have sound judgment, as God has allotted to each a measure of faith.
4. For just as we have many members in one body and all the members do not have the same function,
5. so we, who are many, are one body in Christ, and individually members one of another.
6. Since we have gifts that differ according to the grace given to us, each of us is to exercise them accordingly: if prophecy, according to the proportion of his faith;
7. if service, in his serving; or he who teaches, in his teaching;
8. or he who exhorts, in his exhortation; he who gives, with liberality; he who leads, with diligence; he who shows mercy, with cheerfulness.
9. Let love be without hypocrisy. Abhor what is evil; cling to what is good.
10. Be devoted to one another in brotherly love; give preference to one another in honor;
11. not lagging behind in diligence, fervent in spirit, serving the Lord;
12. rejoicing in hope, persevering in tribulation, devoted to prayer,
13. contributing to the needs of the saints, practicing hospitality.
14. Bless those who persecute you; bless and do not curse.
15. Rejoice with those who rejoice, and weep with those who weep.
16. Be of the same mind toward one another; do not be haughty in mind, but associate with the lowly. Do not be wise in your own estimation.
17. Never pay back evil for evil to anyone. Respect what is right in the sight of all men.
18. If possible, so far as it depends on you, be at peace with all men.
19. Never take your own revenge, beloved, but leave room for the wrath of God, for it is written, "VENGEANCE IS MINE, I WILL REPAY," says the Lord.
20. "BUT IF YOUR ENEMY IS HUNGRY, FEED HIM, AND IF HE IS THIRSTY, GIVE HIM A DRINK; FOR IN SO DOING YOU WILL HEAP BURNING COALS ON HIS HEAD."
21. Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.