the Christ House reading project 2013: the Christ verses


The-Christ-HouseAs we read the New Testament through completely in 2013, every MoSt Church member is encouraged to memorize a single verse of Scripture from each book of the NT. A listing of all the Christ verses for this year’s reading follows as they appear in the Common English Bible. May these verses serve you well as we consider Jesus Christ.

Jan. 1-24 – “Your savior is born today in David’s city. He is Christ the Lord.” (Luke 2.11)

Feb. 1-28 – “… let all Israel know beyond question that God has made this Jesus, whom you crucified, both Lord and Christ.” (Acts 2.36)

March 1-16 – “I assure you that whoever gives you a cup of water to drink because you belong to Christ will certainly be rewarded.” (Mark 9.41)

April 1-5 – “You are being made into a holy priesthood to offer up spiritual sacrifices that are acceptable to God through Jesus Christ.” (1 Peter 2.5)

April 6-8 – “… grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and savior Jesus Christ. To him belongs glory now and forever. Amen.” (2 Peter 3.18)

April 9-13 – “My little children, I’m writing these things to you so that you don’t sin. But if you do sin, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous one.” (1 John 2.1)

April 14 – “Grace, mercy, and peace from … Jesus Christ, the Son of the Father, will be ours who live in truth and love.” (2 John 3)

April 15 – “… for the sake of Jesus Christ …” (3 John 7)

April 16 – “… keep each other in the love of God, wait for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ, who will give you eternal life.” (Jude 21)

May 1-28 – “He said, ‘And what about you? Who do you say that I am?’ Simon Peter said, ‘You are the Christ, the Son of the living God.'” (Matt. 16.15-16)

June 1-13 – “We are partners with Christ, but only if we hold on to the confidence we had in the beginning until the end.” (Heb. 3.14)

June 14-18 – “My brothers and sisters, when you show favoritism you deny the faithfulness of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has been resurrected in glory.” (James 2.1)

July 1-16 – “The wages that sin pays are death, but God’s gift is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.” (Rom. 6.23)

Aug. 1-16 – “You are the body of Christ and parts of each other.” (1 Cor. 12.27)

Aug. 17-29 – “We all must appear before Christ in court so that each person can be paid back for the things that were done while in the body, whether they were good or bad.” (2 Cor. 5.10)

Sept. 1-21 – “This is eternal life: to know you, the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom you sent.” (John 17.3)

Oct. 1-22 – “The kingdom of the world has become the kingdom of our Lord and his Christ, and he will rule forever and always.” (Rev. 11.15)

Nov. 1-6 – “… a person isn’t made righteous by the works of the Law but rather through the faithfulness of Jesus Christ.” (Gal. 2.16)

Nov. 7-12 – “This is what God planned for the climax of all times: to bring all things together in Christ, the things in heaven along with the things on earth.” (Eph. 1.10)

Nov. 13-16 – “God has generously granted you the privilege, not only of believing in Christ but also of suffering for Christ’s sake.” (Phil. 1.29)

Nov. 17-20 – “All the fullness of deity lives in Christ’s body.” (Col. 2.9)

Dec. 1-5 – “Give thanks in every situation because this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.” (1 Thes. 5.18)

Dec. 6-8 – “May the Lord lead your hearts to express God’s love and Christ’s endurance.” (2 Thes. 3.5)

Dec. 9-14 – “This saying is reliable and deserves full acceptance: ‘Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners’—and I’m the biggest sinner of all.” (1 Tim. 1.15)

Dec. 15-18 – “… anyone who wants to live a holy life in Christ Jesus will be harassed.” (2 Tim. 3.12)

Dec. 19-21 – “… we wait for the blessed hope and the glorious appearance of our great God and savior Jesus Christ.” (Titus 2.13)

Dec. 22 – “May the grace of the Lord Jesus Christ be with your spirit.” (Philemon 25)

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