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My Verse for Today

The Deity of Christ

1 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. 2 He was in the beginning with God.


The New King James Version. Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 1982. Print.

Today's Verse of the Day

Today's Verse of the Day is From John 11:25 KJV Translation: Jesus said unto her, I am the resurrection, and the life: he that believeth in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live: NKJV Translation: Jesus said to her, I am the resurrection, and the life: he that believes in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live: Explore Thomas Nelson's King James Bibles and take your Bible reading further. © Copyright Thomas Nelson Publishers.

Connect the Testaments: A Daily Devotional

February 3
Wisdom Can Quickly Become FollyExodus 7–8; John 1:35–51; Song of Solomon 1:8–14
What we need to hear and what we want to hear are rarely the same thing. Leaders who encourage honesty, allow for errors, and establish an environment of trust usually hear what they need to hear. A dictator, on the other hand, will never learn what they really need to know. People shield them or stay away from them; an environment of fear is only destructive. It’s with this point in mind that the story of Moses, Aaron, and Pharaoh becomes even more intriguing.

Pharaoh surrounded himself with people who would tell him what he wanted to hear (Exod 7:22), not what he needed to hear: “You’re oppressing the Hebrew people and they will rise up against you. And furthermore, we’re afraid of their God and we can’t really do what He can do. We’re small-time dark magic; their God is the big time.” Instead of speaking this truth, Pharaoh’s advisers went on pretending and conjuring up cheap tricks.

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