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Today's Verse of the Day

Today's Verse of the Day is From Zechariah 2:11 KJV Translation: And many nations shall be joined to the LORD in that day, and shall be my people: and I will dwell in the midst of thee, and thou shalt know that the LORD of hosts hath sent me unto thee. NKJV Translation: And many nations shall be joined to the LORD in that day, and shall be my people: and I willdwell in the middle of you, and you shall know that the LORD of hosts has sent me to you. Explore Thomas Nelson's King James Bibles and take your Bible reading further. © Copyright Thomas Nelson Publishers.

Logos Verse of the Day

Connect the Testaments: A Daily Devotional

June 6
Being Made New
2 Chronicles 14:1–16:14; Titus 3:1–7; Psalm 97:1–98:9

We often fall into old habits that reflect the way we once were. Although we’ve been made new, we haven’t been made perfect, and sometimes it shows. People within our church communities might have one perception of us, but others may have experienced another side—one that can make us feel shameful about our witness (or lack thereof).

While Paul spoke to Titus about relationships within the Cretan community, he also emphasized that believers needed to think about how their actions affected those outside the community. They needed to obey authority (Titus 3:1) and show perfect courtesy to all people (Titus 3:3). Although the Cretans had been told this before, Paul wanted Titus to remind them. He would later offer another reminder as well (Titus 3:14).

We might be tempted to cultivate the impression that we’re better than we really are. But we have a responsibility to interact with all people in a way that reflects…