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My Prayer for Today

My Prayer for Today Lord, bless this wayward world that loves wrong rather than right; robbing of the poor to make the rich richer and the poor sustaining their laborious life styles; Our political leaders from the President, Supreme Court Justices,the senate and house taking an oath of office on the Bible to God (?) that they will whole the laws of the nation; Now they are taking the Bible--Your Word for man to obey and live by unto death--and pushing You aside for wrong to please abomination--homosexuality and lesbianism--to please those that are headed to Hades unless they genuinely repent of their sins and STOP being in the company of those that blatantly keep on living for the satisfaction of the flesh. Lord, You are showing signs everyday of the End Time and man/woman seem to think that they know when You will send the death angle and keep sinning. Politicians seem to play You sidestepping the Day of Judgement as we all must stand before Jesus the Judge. In Jesus' name I pra…

Connect the Testaments: A Daily Devotional

June 27
The Truth about Truth2 John 1–6

John the Evangelist’s letter to the “elect lady” presents a picture of joy and hope, as he “rejoiced greatly to find some of [her] children walking in truth, just as we were commanded by the father” (2 John 4). One word keeps reappearing in John’s letter, focusing his message: truth. John says that he loves the elect lady and her children “in truth” (2 John 1). He says that all who know the truth also love them. His reason is simple: “the truth … resides in us and will be with us forever” (2 John 2). When John speaks of truth, he’s referring to Jesus (John 14:6).
After his initial greeting, John goes on to express his wishes: May “Grace, mercy, [and] peace … be with us from God the Father and from Jesus Christ the Son of the Father in truth and love” (2 John 3). In acknowledging the source of truth, John acknowledges his connection to it. All believers live in truth because they are linked to God, who is the Truth. He is the source for all they d…