Saturday, December 8, 2012


Today is December 8th.


Not sure what to read in your Bible today?  Start with one of these.  Maybe one of them is an old favorite.  Or maybe one of them will pique your interest and you'll read something you never read before.

"And he moved from there to the mountain east of Bethel, and he pitched his tent with Bethel on the west and Ai on the east; there he built an altar to the Lord and called on the name of the Lord."
Genesis 12:8

 "Then they shall eat the flesh on that night; roasted in fire, with unleavened bread and with bitter herbs they shall eat it."
Exodus 12:8 

"And if she is not able to bring a lamb, then she may bring two turtledoves or two young pigeons ~ one as a burnt offering and the other as a sin offering.  So the priest shall make atonement for her, and she will be clean."
Leviticus 12:8

"I speak with him face to face, even plainly and not in dark sayings; And he sees the form of the Lord.  Why then were not afraid to speak against My servant Moses?"
Numbers 12:8

"You shall not at all do as we are doing here today ~ every man doing whatever is right in his own eyes."
Deuteronomy 12:8

"in the mountain country, in the lowlands, in the Jordan plain, in the slopes, in the wilderness, and in the South ~ the Hittites, the Amorites, the Canaanites, the Perizzites, the Hivites and the Jebusites"
Joshua 12:8

"When Jacob had gone into Egypt, and your fathers cried out to the Lord, then the Lord sent Moses and Aaron, who brought your fathers out of Egypt and made them dwell in this place."
1 Samuel 12:8

"But he rejected the advice which the elders had given him, and consulted the young men who had grown up with him, who stood before him."
1 Kings 12:8

"Some Gadites joined David at the stronghold in the wilderness, mighty men of valor, men trained for battle, who could handle shield and spear, whose faces were like the faces of lions, and were swift as gazelles on the mountains"
1 Chronicles 12:8

"Nevertheless they will be his servants, that they may distinguish My service from the service of the kingdoms of the nations."
2 Chronicles 12:8

"Moreover the Levites were Jeshua, Binnui, Kadmiel, Sherebiah, Judah and Mattaniah who led the thanksgiving psalms, he and his brethren."
Nehemiah 12:8

"Or speak to the earth and it will teach you; and the fish of the earth will explain to you."
Job 12:8

"The wicked prowl on every side, when vileness is exalted among the sons of men."
Psalm 12:8

"A man will be commended according to his wisdom, but he who is of a crooked heart will be despised."
Proverbs 12:8

" 'Vanity of vanities,' says the Preacher, 'All is vanity.' "
Ecclesiastes 12:8

"My heritage is to Me like a lion in the forest; It cries out against Me; Therefore I have hated it."
Jeremiah 12:8

"And in the morning the word of the Lord 
came to me, saying, "
Ezekiel 12:8

"Although I heard, I did not understand.  Then I said, "My Lord, what shall be the end of these things?"
Daniel 12:8

"And Ephraim said, 'Surely I have become rich, I have found wealth for myself; In all my labors they shall find in me no iniquity that is sin.' "
Hosea 12:8

"In that day the Lord will defend the inhabitants of Jerusalem; the one who is feeble among them in that day shall be like David, and the house of David shall be like God, like the Angel of the Lord before them."
Zechariah 12:8

"For the Son of Man is Lord even of the Sabbath."
Matthew 12:8

"Also I say to you, whoever confesses Me before men, him the Son of Man also will confess before the angels of God."
Luke 12:8

"For the poor you have with you always, but Me you do not have always."
John 12:8

"Then the angel said to him, 'Gird yourself and tie on your sandals'; and so he did.  And he said to him, 'Put on your garment and follow me.' "
Acts 12:8

"he who gives, with liberality; he who leads, with diligence; he who shows mercy, with cheerfulness."
Romans 12:8

"for to one is given the word of wisdom through the Spirit, to another the word of knowledge through the same Spirit"
1 Corinthians 12:8

"Concerning this thing I pleaded with the Lord three times that it might depart from me."
2 Corinthians 12:8

"But if you are without chastening, of which all have become partakers, then you are illegitimate and not sons."
Hebrews 12:8

"but they did not prevail, nor was a place found for them in heaven any longer"
Revelation 12:8


'cause after all, it's 12/8.

Amen.   <><


  1. I've been away for a few days in the mountains of western North Carolina and didn't come upon this post until 12/11, but it is a very good, thought-provoking devotional!

  2. Thank you! And thanks for the picture that came into my head when you said "mountains of western North Carolina". Beautiful state! :)