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Prayer

Prayer Rev. Lynwood F. Mundy Almighty Father, I come thanking You for allowing me and  family, friends and enemies to see another day and creation from Your grace and mercy. Thank You! Hallelujah! On this Sabbath day of Jewish and Seventh Day Adventist worship, I ask that they worship You in holiness and truth. May we Christians pray for those that keep the Sabbath because we will celebrate The Lord's Day on the first day--Hebrew-- seventh day Julian Calendar tomorrow. May all have peace and love in their worship services. In Jesus name. Amen.

Logos Verse of the Day

Today's Verse of the Day

Today's Verse of the Day is From Isaiah 50:10 KJV Translation: Who is among you that feareth the LORD, that obeyeth the voice of his servant, that walketh in darkness, and hath no light? let him trust in the name of the LORD, and stay upon his God. NKJV Translation: Who is among you that fears the LORD, that obeys the voice of his servant, that walks in darkness, and has no light? let him trust in the name of the LORD, and stay on his God. Explore Thomas Nelson's King James Bibles and take your Bible reading further. © Copyright Thomas Nelson Publishers.

Connect the Testaments: A Daily Devotional

April 26
Bitter and BetrayedJoshua 16:1–17:18; 2 Corinthians 11:24–33; Psalm 55
The betrayal of a loved one can shake our world. It can make us feel vulnerable and used, and if we’re not careful, it can cause us to be bitter and suspicious toward others. The psalmist in Psalm 55 experiences such a betrayal from a friend who feared God: “We would take sweet counsel together in the house of God” (Psa 55:14).

The psalmist agonizes over how he was deceived: “The buttery words of his mouth were smooth, but there was battle in his heart. His words were smoother than oil, but they were drawn swords” (Psa 55:13). How does someone move beyond a violation of trust? Instead of growing bitter, the psalmist puts his trust in Yahweh: “Cast your burden on Yahweh, and he will sustain you. He will never allow the righteous to be moved” (Psa 55:22).

Similarly, in 2 Corinthians, Paul tells the church in Corinth about his sufferings. Among Paul’s lashings, stoning's, shipwrecks (three of them), and ro…