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Bible Reading Plan

Daily Bible Reading

August 10 - Old & New Testament


Psalms 149,150

Psalm 149

1 Praise the Lord .[a](a)

Sing to the Lord a new song,(b)
     his praise in the assembly(c) of his faithful people.

2 Let Israel rejoice(d) in their Maker;(e)
     let the people of Zion be glad in their King.(f)
3 Let them praise his name with dancing(g)
     and make music to him with timbrel and harp.(h)
4 For the Lord takes delight(i) in his people;
     he crowns the humble with victory.(j)
5 Let his faithful people rejoice(k) in this honor
     and sing for joy on their beds.(l)

6 May the praise of God be in their mouths(m)
     and a double-edged(n) sword in their hands,(o)
7 to inflict vengeance(p) on the nations
     and punishment(q) on the peoples,
8 to bind their kings with fetters,(r)
     their nobles with shackles of iron,(s)
9 to carry out the sentence written against them—(t)
     this is the glory of all his faithful people.(u)

Praise the Lord .

Psalm 150

1 Praise the Lord .[a](a)

Praise God in his sanctuary;(b)
     praise him in his mighty heavens.(c)
2 Praise him for his acts of power;(d)
     praise him for his surpassing greatness.(e)
3 Praise him with the sounding of the trumpet,(f)
     praise him with the harp and lyre,(g)
4 praise him with timbrel and dancing,(h)
     praise him with the strings(i) and pipe,(j)
5 praise him with the clash of cymbals,(k)
     praise him with resounding cymbals.

6 Let everything(l) that has breath praise the Lord .

Praise the Lord .

1 Corinthians 5

Chapter 5

Dealing With a Case of Incest

1 It is actually reported that there is sexual immorality among you, and of a kind that even pagans do not tolerate: A man is sleeping with his father's wife.(a) 2 And you are proud! Shouldn't you rather have gone into mourning(b) and have put out of your fellowship(c) the man who has been doing this? 3 For my part, even though I am not physically present, I am with you in spirit.(d) As one who is present with you in this way, I have already passed judgment in the name of our Lord Jesus(e) on the one who has been doing this. 4 So when you are assembled and I am with you in spirit, and the power of our Lord Jesus is present, 5 hand this man over(f) to Satan(g) for the destruction of the flesh,[a][b] so that his spirit may be saved on the day of the Lord.(h)

6 Your boasting is not good.(i) Don't you know that a little yeast(j) leavens the whole batch of dough?(k) 7 Get rid of the old yeast, so that you may be a new unleavened batch—as you really are. For Christ, our Passover lamb, has been sacrificed.(l) 8 Therefore let us keep the Festival, not with the old bread leavened with malice and wickedness, but with the unleavened bread(m) of sincerity and truth.

9 I wrote to you in my letter not to associate(n) with sexually immoral people— 10 not at all meaning the people of this world(o) who are immoral, or the greedy and swindlers, or idolaters. In that case you would have to leave this world. 11 But now I am writing to you that you must not associate with anyone who claims to be a brother or sister[c](p) but is sexually immoral or greedy, an idolater(q) or slanderer, a drunkard or swindler. Do not even eat with such people.(r)

12 What business is it of mine to judge those outside(s) the church? Are you not to judge those inside?(t) 13 God will judge those outside. "Expel the wicked person from among you."[d](u)

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