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Prayer

Prayer By: Rev. Lynwood F. Mundy Good morning Father. May the countenance of Your radiance shine upon me and all of the peoples of the world. May we see this glow in our lives and thank You for letting us bathe in Your radiance of grace and mercy. In Jesus' name. Amen. 
Glory be to God that sits on His heavenly throne! Hallelujah!

Today's Verse of the Day

Today's Verse of the Day is From 1 Chronicles 16:29 KJV Translation:
Give unto the LORD the glory due unto his name: bring an offering, and come before him: worship the LORD in the beauty of holiness. NKJV Translation:
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Bible Gate Way Verse of the Day

Matthew 19:14King James Version
But Jesus said, Suffer little children, and forbid them not, to come unto me: for of such is the kingdom of heaven.
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Connect the Testaments: A Daily Devotional

July 23
Finding God in Sheol
2 Samuel 11:1–12:31; 2 Peter 1:11–8; Psalm 139:1–24

We’ve all felt distant from God. Sometimes it’s sin that makes us feel separated from Him; other times it could be a lack of prayer. Either way, when we feel apart from God, God has not moved away from us. God never moves—we do. But we can find solace in the words of Psa 139: “O Yahweh, you have searched me, and you know me. You know my sitting down and my rising up. You understand my thought from afar” (Psa 139:1–2).

We spend so much of life explaining ourselves to others. Trying to manage perceptions is a norm in our society—especially for those of us in fast-paced work environments. There’s nothing wrong with this as long as our motives are pure, we’re being honest, and we’re not obsessed with what others think. But it’s certainly comforting to know that with God, we never have to explain ourselves. He already knows. He has already searched us—and He is always present.

The psalmist writes, “You barricade…