December Old Testament readings

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December 1st         Isaiah 10:28-34,11:1-10     Isaiah promises a new king from the family of King David

December 2nd       Isaiah 40:1-11                            Isaiah offers comfort to the exiles in Babylonia

December 3rd        Isaiah 44:1-11                            Isaiah says God is the beginning and the end

December 4th        Isaiah 45:1-7,13-17                Isaiah proclaims King Cyrus as the saviour of the Jews

December 5th        Isaiah 52:13-15,53:1-12      Isaiah describes the 'suffering servant' of God

December 6th        Isaiah 60:1-14                             Isaiah prophesies the restoration of Jerusalem

December 7th        Nahum 2:1-13                             Nahum prophesies the destruction of Nineveh

December 8th        Jeremiah 6:1-8,13-23             Jeremiah prophesies the destruction of Jerusalem

December 9th        Jeremiah 7:1-11                         Jeremiah calls for repentence

December 10th     Jeremiah 12:1-12                      Jeremiah visits the potter's house

December 11th     Jeremiah 14:1-13                      Jeremiah compares Israel to a broken clay jar

December 12th     Jeremiah 23:1-18                      Jeremiah prophesies a 'good branch' in David's family

December 13th     Jeremiah 26:1-15                      Jeremiah is charged with treason

December 14th     Jeremiah 29:1-12                      Jeremiah prophesies the returnn of the exiles

December 15th     Zephaniah 1:1-13                      Zephaniah warns of the punishment of Judah

December 16th     Habakkuk 1:1-13                       Habakkuk aska why the cruel Babylonians succeed

December 17th     Ezekiel 1:1-17,22-28                Ezekiel has a vision of God on his throne

December 18th     Ezekiel 10:1-19,11:22-24      Ezekiel sees the glory of the LORD leaving the Temple

December 19th     Ezekiel 17:1-10                            Ezekiel speaks in parables

December 20th     Ezekiel 33:21-26,34:1-24      Ezekiel prophesies a new shepherd will lead Israel

December 21st     Ezekiel 37:1-14                             Ezekiel sees dry bones brought back to life

December 22nd    Ezekiel 40:1-31                             Ezekiel's vision of the Second Temple

December 23rd     Ezekiel 43:1-12                             Ezekiel sees God's glory returning to Jerusalem

December 24th     Obadiah 1:1-11                             Obadiah foretells the punishment of Edom

December 25th     Haggai 1:1-15                                 Haggai urges the returned exiles to rebuild the Temple

December 26th     Zechariah 1:1-6                             Zechariah urges the Jewish exiles to return to the LORD

December 27th    Zechariah 9:9-17                           Zechariah prophesies the coming of a new king

December 28th    Zechariah 14:1-11                        Zechariah prophesies about about the Last Days

December 29th    Malachi 3:1-5,4:1-6                     Malachi announces the 'Day of the LORD'

December 30th    Joel 2:1-11                                        Joel foresees the 'Day of the LORD'

December 31st    Joel 2:25-32                                     The LORD promises to pour out his Spirit


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