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Today's Verse of the Day

Today's Verse of the Day is From Mark 8:34 KJV Translation: And when he had called the people unto him with his disciples also, he said unto them, Whosoever will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me. NKJV Translation: And when he had called the people to him with his disciples also, he said to them, Whoever will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me. Explore Thomas Nelson's King James Bibles and take your Bible reading further. © Copyright Thomas Nelson Publishers.

My Prayer for the Day

Prayer Rev. Lynwood F. Mundy
Good morning Heavenly Father. Thank You for Your grace and mercy to another day.  I pray for the sick, healthy, feeble in mind and body, the paralytic, cancer, the insane and criminal insane minds, the deaf and mute, blind, and those in countries that deny their personal freedom and any thing that I may have unintentionally omitted. Bless this day that those that are reading this prayer will not suffer from unknown and unseen harm or death to them or their family, friends or enemies. Bless those that are secular, atheist, cultist, idolatress and cosmosworshipers that some Christian person will evangelize Your Word--by vocalizing or tracts--to them that their hearts will be pricked, and they will come through a repentance to Jesus in the pardoning of their sins. Then immediately will Your Spirit come and indwell in them, andthe person will become heir and sons and daughters in Your heavenly kingdom and saved from Hades (Sheol, Hell). In Jesus' name. Amen. 

Connect the Testaments: A Daily Devotional

January 21
Power, Authority, and Its ResultEcclesiastes 8:1–9
“For there is a time and a way for everything, although man’s trouble lies heavy on him. For he does not know what is to be, for who can tell him how it will be?” (Eccl 8:6).

We all struggle with the future and the vast uncertainty it creates in our minds. It’s rarely the present that keeps us awake at night; it’s our concerns about what will happen if the present changes for better or worse.

But unlike other places in the Bible when we’re told not to worry, the words of Ecclesiastes 8:6 are set in the context of a request to obey the king of the land. This is not because the king is offered as a solution to the problems, although he could potentially help, but because like many other things, there is nothing that can be done about him. Why worry about that which you cannot change?

This situation is equated to life and death itself: “No man has power to retain the spirit, or power over the way of death” (Eccl 8:8). The Preach…