In the morning let us prepare for the new day with the words of the New Testament and in the evening let us reflect on how God moves in the lives of his people.
Morning Reading from the New Testament: Acts 4: 1-22
They were taken before the rulers. Peter and John said, “We cannot stop speaking about Jesus.” The believers prayed for boldness.
Evening Reading from the Old Testament: Nehemiah 9-11
The Israelites confessed. The Levites said, “LORD, you brought our fathers out of Egypt. They rebelled but you did not forsake them.”
The leaders sealed a covenant. The people made an oath: “We will not marry foreigners. We will bring the offerings for the temple.”
The leaders and one in ten of the people lived in Jerusalem. There were descendants of Judah and of Benjamin, priests and Levites.