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Bible in one year

February 7

Exodus 25:1-40
1. The LORD said to Moses:
2. Tell the Israelites to take for me an offering; from all whose hearts prompt them to give you shall receive the offering for me.
3. This is the offering that you shall receive from them: gold, silver, and bronze,
4. blue, purple, and crimson yarns and fine linen, goats' hair,
5. tanned rams' skins, fine leather, acacia wood,
6. oil for the lamps, spices for the anointing oil and for the fragrant incense,
7. onyx stones and gems to be set in the ephod and for the breastpiece.
8. And have them make me a sanctuary, so that I may dwell among them.
9. In accordance with all that I show you concerning the pattern of the tabernacle and of all its furniture, so you shall make it.
10. They shall make an ark of acacia wood; it shall be two and a half cubits long, a cubit and a half wide, and a cubit and a half high.
11. You shall overlay it with pure gold, inside and outside you shall overlay it, and you shall make a molding of gold upon it all around.
12. You shall cast four rings of gold for it and put them on its four feet, two rings on the one side of it, and two rings on the other side.
13. You shall make poles of acacia wood, and overlay them with gold.
14. And you shall put the poles into the rings on the sides of the ark, by which to carry the ark.
15. The poles shall remain in the rings of the ark; they shall not be taken from it.
16. You shall put into the ark the covenant that I shall give you.
17. Then you shall make a mercy seat of pure gold; two cubits and a half shall be its length, and a cubit and a half its width.
18. You shall make two cherubim of gold; you shall make them of hammered work, at the two ends of the mercy seat.
19. Make one cherub at the one end, and one cherub at the other; of one piece with the mercy seat you shall make the cherubim at its two ends.
20. The cherubim shall spread out their wings above, overshadowing the mercy seat with their wings. They shall face one to another; the faces of the cherubim shall be turned toward the mercy seat.
21. You shall put the mercy seat on the top of the ark; and in the ark you shall put the covenant that I shall give you.
22. There I will meet with you, and from above the mercy seat, from between the two cherubim that are on the ark of the covenant, I will deliver to you all my commands for the Israelites.
23. You shall make a table of acacia wood, two cubits long, one cubit wide, and a cubit and a half high.
24. You shall overlay it with pure gold, and make a molding of gold around it.
25. You shall make around it a rim a handbreadth wide, and a molding of gold around the rim.
26. You shall make for it four rings of gold, and fasten the rings to the four corners at its four legs.
27. The rings that hold the poles used for carrying the table shall be close to the rim.
28. You shall make the poles of acacia wood, and overlay them with gold, and the table shall be carried with these.
29. You shall make its plates and dishes for incense, and its flagons and bowls with which to pour drink offerings; you shall make them of pure gold.
30. And you shall set the bread of the Presence on the table before me always.
31. You shall make a lampstand of pure gold. The base and the shaft of the lampstand shall be made of hammered work; its cups, its calyxes, and its petals shall be of one piece with it;
32. and there shall be six branches going out of its sides, three branches of the lampstand out of one side of it and three branches of the lampstand out of the other side of it;
33. three cups shaped like almond blossoms, each with calyx and petals, on one branch, and three cups shaped like almond blossoms, each with calyx and petals, on the other branch-- so for the six branches going out of the lampstand.
34. On the lampstand itself there shall be four cups shaped like almond blossoms, each with its calyxes and petals.
35. There shall be a calyx of one piece with it under the first pair of branches, a calyx of one piece with it under the next pair of branches, and a calyx of one piece with it under the last pair of branches-- so for the six branches that go out of the lampstand.
36. Their calyxes and their branches shall be of one piece with it, the whole of it one hammered piece of pure gold.
37. You shall make the seven lamps for it; and the lamps shall be set up so as to give light on the space in front of it.
38. Its snuffers and trays shall be of pure gold.
39. It, and all these utensils, shall be made from a talent of pure gold.
40. And see that you make them according to the pattern for them, which is being shown you on the mountain.

Exodus 26:1-37
1. Moreover you shall make the tabernacle with ten curtains of fine twisted linen, and blue, purple, and crimson yarns; you shall make them with cherubim skillfully worked into them.
2. The length of each curtain shall be twenty-eight cubits, and the width of each curtain four cubits; all the curtains shall be of the same size.
3. Five curtains shall be joined to one another; and the other five curtains shall be joined to one another.
4. You shall make loops of blue on the edge of the outermost curtain in the first set; and likewise you shall make loops on the edge of the outermost curtain in the second set.
5. You shall make fifty loops on the one curtain, and you shall make fifty loops on the edge of the curtain that is in the second set; the loops shall be opposite one another.
6. You shall make fifty clasps of gold, and join the curtains to one another with the clasps, so that the tabernacle may be one whole.
7. You shall also make curtains of goats' hair for a tent over the tabernacle; you shall make eleven curtains.
8. The length of each curtain shall be thirty cubits, and the width of each curtain four cubits; the eleven curtains shall be of the same size.
9. You shall join five curtains by themselves, and six curtains by themselves, and the sixth curtain you shall double over at the front of the tent.
10. You shall make fifty loops on the edge of the curtain that is outermost in one set, and fifty loops on the edge of the curtain that is outermost in the second set.
11. You shall make fifty clasps of bronze, and put the clasps into the loops, and join the tent together, so that it may be one whole.
12. The part that remains of the curtains of the tent, the half curtain that remains, shall hang over the back of the tabernacle.
13. The cubit on the one side, and the cubit on the other side, of what remains in the length of the curtains of the tent, shall hang over the sides of the tabernacle, on this side and that side, to cover it.
14. You shall make for the tent a covering of tanned rams' skins and an outer covering of fine leather.
15. You shall make upright frames of acacia wood for the tabernacle.
16. Ten cubits shall be the length of a frame, and a cubit and a half the width of each frame.
17. There shall be two pegs in each frame to fit the frames together; you shall make these for all the frames of the tabernacle.
18. You shall make the frames for the tabernacle: twenty frames for the south side;
19. and you shall make forty bases of silver under the twenty frames, two bases under the first frame for its two pegs, and two bases under the next frame for its two pegs;
20. and for the second side of the tabernacle, on the north side twenty frames,
21. and their forty bases of silver, two bases under the first frame, and two bases under the next frame;
22. and for the rear of the tabernacle westward you shall make six frames.
23. You shall make two frames for corners of the tabernacle in the rear;
24. they shall be separate beneath, but joined at the top, at the first ring; it shall be the same with both of them; they shall form the two corners.
25. And so there shall be eight frames, with their bases of silver, sixteen bases; two bases under the first frame, and two bases under the next frame.
26. You shall make bars of acacia wood, five for the frames of the one side of the tabernacle,
27. and five bars for the frames of the other side of the tabernacle, and five bars for the frames of the side of the tabernacle at the rear westward.
28. The middle bar, halfway up the frames, shall pass through from end to end.
29. You shall overlay the frames with gold, and shall make their rings of gold to hold the bars; and you shall overlay the bars with gold.
30. Then you shall erect the tabernacle according to the plan for it that you were shown on the mountain.
31. You shall make a curtain of blue, purple, and crimson yarns, and of fine twisted linen; it shall be made with cherubim skillfully worked into it.
32. You shall hang it on four pillars of acacia overlaid with gold, which have hooks of gold and rest on four bases of silver.
33. You shall hang the curtain under the clasps, and bring the ark of the covenant in there, within the curtain; and the curtain shall separate for you the holy place from the most holy.
34. You shall put the mercy seat on the ark of the covenant in the most holy place.
35. You shall set the table outside the curtain, and the lampstand on the south side of the tabernacle opposite the table; and you shall put the table on the north side.
36. You shall make a screen for the entrance of the tent, of blue, purple, and crimson yarns, and of fine twisted linen, embroidered with needlework.
37. You shall make for the screen five pillars of acacia, and overlay them with gold; their hooks shall be of gold, and you shall cast five bases of bronze for them.

Psalms 19:7-14
7. The law of the LORD is perfect, reviving the soul; the decrees of the LORD are sure, making wise the simple;
8. the precepts of the LORD are right, rejoicing the heart; the commandment of the LORD is clear, enlightening the eyes;
9. the fear of the LORD is pure, enduring forever; the ordinances of the LORD are true and righteous altogether.
10. More to be desired are they than gold, even much fine gold; sweeter also than honey, and drippings of the honeycomb.
11. Moreover by them is your servant warned; in keeping them there is great reward.
12. But who can detect their errors? Clear me from hidden faults.
13. Keep back your servant also from the insolent; do not let them have dominion over me. Then I shall be blameless, and innocent of great transgression.
14. Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable to you, O LORD, my rock and my redeemer.

Proverbs 6:32-35
32. But he who commits adultery has no sense; he who does it destroys himself.
33. He will get wounds and dishonor, and his disgrace will not be wiped away.
34. For jealousy arouses a husband's fury, and he shows no restraint when he takes revenge.
35. He will accept no compensation, and refuses a bribe no matter how great.

Matthew 24:1-28
1. As Jesus came out of the temple and was going away, his disciples came to point out to him the buildings of the temple.
2. Then he asked them, "You see all these, do you not? Truly I tell you, not one stone will be left here upon another; all will be thrown down."
3. When he was sitting on the Mount of Olives, the disciples came to him privately, saying, "Tell us, when will this be, and what will be the sign of your coming and of the end of the age?"
4. Jesus answered them, "Beware that no one leads you astray.
5. For many will come in my name, saying, 'I am the Messiah!' and they will lead many astray.
6. And you will hear of wars and rumors of wars; see that you are not alarmed; for this must take place, but the end is not yet.
7. For nation will rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom, and there will be famines and earthquakes in various places:
8. all this is but the beginning of the birth pangs.
9. "Then they will hand you over to be tortured and will put you to death, and you will be hated by all nations because of my name.
10. Then many will fall away, and they will betray one another and hate one another.
11. And many false prophets will arise and lead many astray.
12. And because of the increase of lawlessness, the love of many will grow cold.
13. But the one who endures to the end will be saved.
14. And this good news of the kingdom will be proclaimed throughout the world, as a testimony to all the nations; and then the end will come.
15. "So when you see the desolating sacrilege standing in the holy place, as was spoken of by the prophet Daniel (let the reader understand),
16. then those in Judea must flee to the mountains;
17. the one on the housetop must not go down to take what is in the house;
18. the one in the field must not turn back to get a coat.
19. Woe to those who are pregnant and to those who are nursing infants in those days!
20. Pray that your flight may not be in winter or on a sabbath.
21. For at that time there will be great suffering, such as has not been from the beginning of the world until now, no, and never will be.
22. And if those days had not been cut short, no one would be saved; but for the sake of the elect those days will be cut short.
23. Then if anyone says to you, 'Look! Here is the Messiah!' or 'There he is!'-- do not believe it.
24. For false messiahs and false prophets will appear and produce great signs and omens, to lead astray, if possible, even the elect.
25. Take note, I have told you beforehand.
26. So, if they say to you, 'Look! He is in the wilderness,' do not go out. If they say, 'Look! He is in the inner rooms,' do not believe it.
27. For as the lightning comes from the east and flashes as far as the west, so will be the coming of the Son of Man.
28. Wherever the corpse is, there the vultures will gather.