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My Prayer For Today

Yahweh, we are living in troubling times: Sins are being showed daily in our lives: Right is wrong and wrong is right; wars and rumors of wars everywhere; government Representative's are being govern by outside money factions rather than their constituency's that voted them in to office. Rather, showing that the rich governs--there is a Judgement Day where all will be judged for the good as well as the bad. Here on Judgement Day, the first shall be last, and the last shall be first e.g.. Until Elohim is placed back into our daily lives, schools, government and churches, yes churches, things will only get worse. I pray that we turn back to Yahweh, things will ONLY get worse. RETURN is my prayer for all that do not know the Lord. In Jesus' name is my prayer. Amen. - Min. Lynwood F. Mundy

Morning and Evening: Daily Readings, Complete and unabridged; New modern edition

Morning, April 18      Go To Evening Reading

   “She bound the scarlet line in the window.” 
         — Joshua 2:21

Rahab depended for her preservation upon the promise of the spies, whom she looked upon as the representatives of the God of Israel. Her faith was simple and firm, but it was very obedient. To tie the scarlet line in the window was a very trivial act in itself, but she dared not run the risk of omitting it. Come, my soul, is there not here a lesson for thee? Hast thou been attentive to all thy Lord’s will, even though some of his commands should seem non-essential? Hast thou observed in his own way the two ordinances of believers’ baptism and the Lord’s Supper? These neglected, argue much unloving disobedience in thy heart. Be henceforth in all things blameless, even to the tying of a thread, if that be matter of command.

This act of Rahab sets forth a yet more solemn lesson. Have I implicitly trusted in the precious blood of Jesus? Have I tied the scarlet cord, as with a…

Operating Standards

April 18: Operating Standards
2 Corinthians 8:16–24

Sometimes I operate on the premise that if I’m honoring God and following Him, I don’t have to be concerned with what other people think. But carrying this too far is just as faulty as basing my identity on the approval of others. One leads to foolish pride and independence, and the other results in idolatry.
Paul, upon receiving a generous gift from believers in Jerusalem, felt called to explain his actions to the Corinthian church. He was intentional about how he would accept the gift, “lest anyone should find fault with us in this abundant gift that is being administered by us” (2 Cor 8:20). He explains why he is so concerned: “For we are taking into consideration what is honorable not only before the Lord, but also before people” (2 Cor 8:21).
In his ministry, Paul considered how his actions would be interpreted by observers. Since he experienced opposition in the community, he wanted to communicate how he would receive the gift—t…