November Take 5 Verses

Monday, November 1
Open my lips, Lord, and my mouth will declare your praise. You do not delight in sacrifice, or I would bring it; you do not take pleasure in burnt offerings. My sacrifice, O God, is a broken spirit; a broken and contrite heart you, God, will not despise.  Psalm 51:15-17

Tuesday, November 2
But I am like an olive tree flourishing in the house of God; I trust in God’s unfailing love for ever and ever.  Psalm 52:8

Wednesday, November 3
Oh, that salvation for Israel would come out of Zion!  When God restores his people, let Jacob rejoice and Israel be glad!  Psalm 53:6

Thursday, November 4
I will sacrifice a freewill offering to you;  I will praise your name, Lord, for it is good.  Ps 54:6

Friday, November 5
As for me, I call to God, and the Lord saves me.  Psalm 55:16

Saturday, November 6
For whoever wants to save their life will lose it, but whoever loses their life for me and for the gospel will save it.  Mark 8:35

Sunday, November 7
Now to him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to his power that is at work within us, to him be glory in the church and in Christ Jesus throughout all generations, for ever and ever! Amen.  Ephesians 3:20-21 

Monday, November 8
When I am afraid, I put my trust in you. Psalm 56:3

Tuesday, November 9
Be exalted, O God, above the heavens; let your glory be over all the earth.  Psalm 57:5

Wednesday, November 10
“Surely the righteous still are rewarded;  surely there is a God who judges the earth.”  Psalm 58:11

Thursday, November 11
You are my strength, I watch for you;  you, God, are my fortress…   Psalm 59:9

Friday, November 12
With God we will gain the victory…  Psalm 60:12

Saturday, November 13
May the God who gives endurance and encouragement give you the same attitude of mind toward each other that Christ Jesus had…  Romans 15:5

Sunday, November 14
Therefore I tell you, whatever you ask for in prayer, believe that you have received it, and it will be yours.  Mark 11:24

Monday, November 15
I long to dwell in your tent forever and take refuge in the shelter of your wings.  Psalm 61:4

Tuesday, November 16
Trust in him at all times, you people; pour out your hearts to him, for God is our refuge.  Psalm 62:8

Wednesday, November 17
I will praise you as long as I live, and in your name I will lift up my hands.  Psalm 63:4

Thursday, November 18
All men shall fear, And shall declare the work of God; For they shall wisely consider His doing.  Psalm 64:9

Friday, November 19
You answer us with awesome and righteous deeds, God our Savior, the hope of all the ends of the earth and of the farthest seas, who formed the mountains by your power, having armed yourself with strength, who stilled the roaring of the seas, the roaring of their waves, and the turmoil of the nations.  Psalm 65:5-7

Saturday, November 20
Carry each other’s burdens, and in this way you will fulfill the law of Christ.  Galatians 6:2

Sunday, November 21
Now all has been heard; here is the conclusion of the matter: Fear God and keep his commandments, for this is the duty of all mankind.  Ecclesiastes 12:13 

Monday, November 22
Shout for joy to God, all the earth! Sing the glory of his name; make his praise glorious. Psalm 66:1-2

Tuesday, November 23
May God be gracious to us and bless us and make his face shine on us— so that your ways may be known on earth, your salvation among all nations.  Psalm 67:1-2

Wednesday, November 24
A father to the fatherless, a defender of widows, is God in his holy dwelling.  Psalm 68:5

Thursday, November 25
Answer me, Lord, out of the goodness of your love; in your great mercy turn to me.  Psalm 69:16

Friday, November 26
“…may all who seek you rejoice and be glad in you…”  Psalm 70:4

Saturday, November 27
And without faith it is impossible to please God, because anyone who comes to him must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who earnestly seek him.  Hebrews 11:6

Sunday, November 28
Consequently, faith comes from hearing the message, and the message is heard through the word about Christ.  Romans 10:17

Monday, November 29
In You, O Lord, I put my trust; Let me never be put to shame.  Psalm 71:1

Tuesday, November 30
Praise be to his glorious name forever; may the whole earth be filled with his glory. Amen and Amen.  Psalm 72:19

December Take 5 Verses

Wednesday, December 1
In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was with God in the beginning. Through him all things were made; without him nothing was made that has been made.  In him was life, and that life was the light of all mankind. The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it.  John 1:1-5

Thursday, December 2
“I will make you into a great nation, and I will bless you; I will make your name great, and you will be a blessing.  I will bless those who bless you, and whoever curses you I will curse; and all peoples on earth will be blessed through you.”  Genesis 12:2-3

Friday, December 3
“‘I declare to you that the Lord will build a house for you: When your days are over and you go to be with your ancestors, I will raise up your offspring to succeed you, one of your own sons, and I will establish his kingdom. He is the one who will build a house for me, and I will establish his throne forever. I will be his father, and he will be my son. I will never take my love away from him, as I took it away from your predecessor. I will set him over my house and my kingdom forever; his throne will be established forever.’”  1 Chronicles 17:10b – 14

Saturday, December 4
The Lord swore an oath to David, a sure oath he will not revoke: “One of your own descendants I will place on your throne. If your sons keep my covenant and the statutes I teach them, then their sons will sit on your throne for ever and ever.”  Psalms 132:11-12

Sunday, December 5
The stone the builders rejected has become the cornerstone; the Lord has done this, and it is marvelous in our eyes. The Lord has done it this very day; let us rejoice today and be glad.  Psalm 118:22-24

Monday, December 6
“Jesus said, ‘Do not let your hearts be troubled. Trust in God; trust also in me. In my Father’s house are many rooms; if it were not so, I would have told you. I am going there to prepare a place for you. And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come back and take you to be with me that you also may be where I am.'”  John 14:1-3

Tuesday, December 7
“Jesus said, ‘I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.'”  John 16:33  

Wednesday, December 8
“This is what the Lord says, … ‘Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past. See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the desert and streams in the wasteland.'”  Isaiah 43:16,18-19

Thursday, December 9
“And I will pour out on the house of David and the inhabitants of Jerusalem a spirit of grace and supplication. They will look on me, the one they have pierced, and they will mourn for him as one mourns for an only child, and grieve bitterly for him as one grieves for a firstborn son.  Zechariah 12:10 

Friday, December 10
Surely he took up our pain and bore our suffering, yet we considered him punished by God, stricken by him, and afflicted. But he was pierced for our transgressions, he was crushed for our iniquities; the punishment that brought us peace was on him, and by his wounds we are healed.  Isaiah 53:4-5

Saturday, December 11
He was oppressed and afflicted, yet he did not open his mouth; he was led like a lamb to the slaughter, and as a sheep before its shearers is silent, so he did not open his mouth.  Isaiah 53:7

Sunday, December 12
After he has suffered, he will see the light of life and be satisfied; by his knowledge my righteous servant will justify many, and he will bear their iniquities.  Isaiah 53:11

Monday, December 13
In the sixth month of Elizabeth’s pregnancy, God sent the angel Gabriel to Nazareth, a town in Galilee, to a virgin pledged to be married to a man named Joseph, a descendant of David. The virgin’s name was Mary. The angel went to her and said, “Greetings, you who are highly favored! The Lord is with you.”  Luke 1:26-28

Tuesday, December 14
Mary was greatly troubled at his words and wondered what kind of greeting this might be. But the angel said to her, “Do not be afraid, Mary; you have found favor with God.  You will conceive and give birth to a son, and you are to call him Jesus. He will be great and will be called the Son of the Most High. The Lord God will give him the throne of his father David, and he will reign over Jacob’s descendants forever; his kingdom will never end.”  “How will this be,” Mary asked the angel, “since I am a virgin?”  The angel answered, “The Holy Spirit will come on you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you. So the holy one to be born will be called the Son of God.”  Luke 1:29-35

Wednesday, December 15
“Even Elizabeth your relative is going to have a child in her old age, and she who was said to be unable to conceive is in her sixth month. For no word from God will ever fail.” “I am the Lord’s servant,” Mary answered. “May your word to me be fulfilled.” Then the angel left her.  Luke 1:36-38

Thursday, December 16
When Elizabeth heard Mary’s greeting, the baby leaped in her womb, and Elizabeth was filled with the Holy Spirit. In a loud voice she exclaimed: “Blessed are you among women, and blessed is the child you will bear!  But why am I so favored, that the mother of my Lord should come to me? As soon as the sound of your greeting reached my ears, the baby in my womb leaped for joy. Blessed is she who has believed that the Lord would fulfill his promises to her!”  Luke 1:41-45

Friday, December 17
“Mary said, ‘My soul glorifies the Lord and my spirit rejoices in God my Savior… the Mighty One has done great things for me – holy is his name.'”  Luke 1:46

Saturday, December 18
“The Lord himself will give you a sign: The virgin will be with child and will give birth to a son, and will call him Immanuel.”  Isaiah 7:14  

Sunday, December 19
All this took place to fulfill what the Lord had said through the prophet: “The virgin will conceive and give birth to a son, and they will call him Immanuel” (which means “God with us”).  Matthew 1:22-23

Monday, December 20
After Jesus was born in Bethlehem in Judea, during the time of King Herod, Magi from the east came to Jerusalem and asked, “Where is the one who has been born king of the Jews? We saw his star when it rose and have come to worship him.”  When King Herod heard this he was disturbed, and all Jerusalem with him. When he had called together all the people’s chief priests and teachers of the law, he asked them where the Messiah was to be born. “In Bethlehem in Judea,” they replied, “for this is what the prophet has written:  “‘But you, Bethlehem, in the land of Judah, are by no means least among the rulers of Judah; for out of you will come a ruler who will shepherd my people Israel.’”  Matt 2:1-6

Tuesday, December 21
After they had heard the king, they went on their way, and the star they had seen when it rose went ahead of them until it stopped over the place where the child was. When they saw the star, they were overjoyed. On coming to the house, they saw the child with his mother Mary, and they bowed down and worshiped him. Then they opened their treasures and presented him with gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh. And having been warned in a dream not to go back to Herod, they returned to their country by another route.  Matthew 2:9-12

Wednesday, December 22
“For a child is born to us, a son is given to us. The government will rest on his shoulders. And he will be called: Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.”  Isaiah 9:6

Thursday, December 23
The Son is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn over all creation.  Colossians 1:15

Friday, December 24
For Christ did not enter a sanctuary made with human hands that was only a copy of the true one; he entered heaven itself, now to appear for us in God’s presence.  Hebrews 9:24

Saturday, December 25
For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life.  John 3:16

Sunday, December 26
…as it is written in Isaiah the prophet: “I will send my messenger ahead of you, who will prepare your way”— “a voice of one calling in the wilderness, ‘Prepare the way for the Lord, make straight paths for him.’ ” And so John the Baptist appeared in the wilderness, preaching a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins.  Mark 1:2-4 

Monday, December 27
Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.  1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 

Tuesday, December 28
Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice!  Philippians 4:4 

Wednesday, December 29
But I tell you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you…  Matthew 5:44 

Thursday, December 30
In the same way, let your light shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in heaven.  Matthew 5:16 

Friday, December 31
Yet to all who did receive him, to those who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God.  John 1:12