Matthew 24:43. But understand this: if the owner of the house had known that in what part of the night the thief was coming, he would have stayed awake and would not have let his house be broken into.
Additional Readings: Ps 122 / Isaiah 2:1-5 /
Romans 13:11-14 / Matthew 24:36-44
Matthew 21:10. When he entered Jerusalem, the whole city was in turmoil, asking, "Who is this?"
Additional Readings: Ps 1,2,3 * 4,7 / Amos 2:6-16 /
2 Peter 1:1-11 / Matthew 21:1-11
Matthew 21:12. Then Jesus entered the temple and drove out all who were selling and buying in the temple, and he overturned the tables of the money changers and the seats of those who sold doves.
Additional Readings: Ps 5,6 * 10,11 /
Amos 3:1-11 / 2 Peter 3:1-11 / Matthew 21:12-22
Amos 4:1. Hear this word, you cows of Bashan who are on Mount Samaria, who oppress the poor, who crush the needy, who say to their husbands, "Bring something to drink!"
Additional Readings: Ps 119:1-24 * 12,13,14 / Amos 3:12--4:5 /
2 Peter 3:1-10 / Matthew 21:23-32
2 Peter 3:14-15a. Therefore, beloved, while you are waiting for these things, strive to be found by him at peace, without spot or blemish; and regard the patience of our Lord as salvation.
Additional Readings: Ps 18:1-20 * 18:21-50 / Amos 4:6-13 /
2 Peter 3:11-18 / Matthew 21:33-46
Amos 5:4-5. For thus says the Lord to the house of Israel: Seek me and live; but do not seek Bethel, and do not enter Gilgal or cross over to Beer-sheba; for Gilgal shall surely go into exile, and Bethel shall come to nothing.
Additional Readings: Ps 16,17 * 22 / Amos 5:1-17 /
Jude 1-16 / Matthew 22:1-14
Amos 5:21-22, 24. I hate, I despise your festivals, I take no delight in your solemn assemblies. Even though you offer me your burnt offerings and grain offerings, I will not accept them....But let justice roll down like waters, and righteousness like an ever-flowing stream.
Additional Readings: Ps 20,21:1-7(8-14) * 110:1-5(6-7), 116,117 /
Amos 5:18-27 / Jude 17-25 / Matthew 22:15-22