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Today's Verse of the Day

Today's Verse of the Day is From Jeremiah 17:8 KJV Translation: For he shall be as a tree planted by the waters, and that spreadeth out her roots by the river, and shall not see when heat cometh, but her leaf shall be green; and shall not be careful in the year of drought, neither shall cease from yielding fruit. NKJV Translation: For he shall be as a tree planted by the waters, and that spreads out her roots by the river, and shall not see when heat comes, but her leaf shall be green; and shall not be careful in the year of drought, neither shall cease from yielding fruit. Explore Thomas Nelson's King James Bibles and take your Bible reading further. © Copyright Thomas Nelson Publishers.

My Verse for Today

My Verse for Today | Deuteronomy 4:7
7 “For what great nation is there that has God so near to it, as the LORD our God is to us, for whatever reason we may call upon Him?
The New King James Version. Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 1982. Print.

My Prayer for Today

Prayer Rev. Lynwood F. Mundy
Heavenly Father, thank You for Your grace and mercy to see another day. Bless this nation that is being torn from within. May the people turn back to Yahweh, then and only then will You hear their cries for help and restoration. In Jesus' name. Amen.

Connect the Testaments: A Daily Devotional

February 4
What Type of Savior?Exodus 9:1–10:29; John 2:1–12; Song of Solomon 1:15–17
It’s tempting to operate life on our own terms and only call on God when we hit a crisis. If we’re not busy studying how God has worked in the past and relying on the work of the Spirit in our lives, we can easily fall into the pattern of calling on Him to meet our desires rather than realizing that He is the first to deliver what we need.

In John 2, we get a sense of what this was like for Mary and the disciples at the wedding in Cana. While Mary wants Jesus to save the day—and save the bridegroom from certain ruin and humiliation—Jesus shows her that He is no magician. His soft rebuke reminds her that His plan of salvation exceeds what she can perceive: “What does your concern have to do with me, woman? My hour has not yet come” (John 2:4). (This phrase seems derogatory to our modern ears, but it actually would have been normal language between a son and mother in the first century AD.) However, aft…