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Bible Gateway Verse of the Day

Psalm 27:14King James Version

Wait on the Lord: be of good courage, and he shall strengthen thine heart: wait, I say, on the Lord.

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New King James Version

Wait on the Lord; Be of good courage, And He shall strengthen your heart; Wait, I say, on the Lord!

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English Standard Version

Wait for the Lord; be strong, and let your heart take courage; wait for the Lord!

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The Holy Bible, English Standard Version Copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a division of Good News Publishers.



NewAmerican Standard Bible

Wait for the Lord; Be strong and let your heart take courage; Yes, wait for the Lord.

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Holman Christian Standard Bible

Wait for the Lord; be strong and courageous. Wait for the Lord.

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Connect the Testaments: A Daily Devotional

October 18: A New Way of Being
Ezekiel 36:1–37:28; Revelation 18:1–24; Job 38:1–11

God calls us to live lives that are distinguished by His light, clearly separate from our old way of being. He wants to make us a new creationby separating the light from the darkness within our own hearts.

In Revelation, John describes God calling His peopleout of Babylon: “And I heard another voice from heaven saying, ‘Come out from her, my people, so that you will not participate in her sins, and so that you will not receive her plagues, because her sins have reached up to heaven, and God has remembered her crimes’ ” (Rev 18:4–5).

Sometimes we can be separated from our former ways of living in the literal sense, but the light has not yet pierced our hearts. We still live in “Babylon” because it exists right where we are. While we have inflated our position, we’ve failed to let God’s lightpierce our lives. We’ve failed to live lives that respond toHis work.

Becoming separate involves putting off the old…