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Today's Verse – James 3:13

Who is wise and understanding among you? Let him show it by his good life, by deeds done in the humility that comes from wisdom. —James 3:13 Thoughts on Today’s Verse… Wisdom isn’t shown by our “book learning,” smart comments, or arrogance. No, true wisdom is shown by the godly…

Today's Verse – Proverbs 3:7

Do not be wise in your own eyes; fear the LORD and shun evil. —Proverbs 3:7 Thoughts on Today’s Verse… Let’s keep this simple. First, we need to admit that with the complexities and perplexities of life, even the smartest of us is not all that brilliant. Second, the LORD…

Today's Verse – Psalm 139:23-24

Search me, O God, and know my heart; test me and know my anxious thoughts. See if there is any offensive way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting. —Psalm 139:23-24 Thoughts on Today’s Verse… Most of us don’t like being scrutinized and tested. But God knows us…

Today's Verse – James 1:5

If any of you lacks wisdom, he should ask God, who gives generously to all without finding fault, and it will be given to him. —James 1:5 Thoughts on Today’s Verse… So often we act out of ignorance and face grave consequences for our actions. God longs to grant us…

Today's Verse – Acts 1:14

They all joined together constantly in prayer, along with the women and Mary the mother of Jesus, and with his brothers. —Acts 1:14 Thoughts on Today’s Verse… Jesus’ resurrection changed everything! The women who were so faithful to him through the crucifixion and resurrection are there, obediently praying in expectation.…

Today's Verse – Proverbs 10:12

Hatred stirs up dissension, but love covers over all wrongs. —Proverbs 10:12 Thoughts on Today’s Verse… Our worst tendencies want to repay evil with evil, spite for spite, pettiness with pettiness, and hatefulness with hatefulness. God has always wanted his people to be the redemptive influence in their world, society,…

Today's Verse – 1 Peter 3:15

But in your hearts set apart Christ as Lord. Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have. But do this with gentleness and respect… —1 Peter 3:15 Thoughts on Today’s Verse… How do we effectively share…

Today's Verse – Philippians 4:8

Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable — if anything is excellent or praiseworthy — think about such things. —Philippians 4:8 Thoughts on Today’s Verse… Let’s get our minds out of the gutter and get our hearts…

Today's Verse – Psalm 85:6

Will you not revive us again, that your people may rejoice in you? —Psalm 85:6 Thoughts on Today’s Verse… God loves his children even when they are rebellious. However, God showed Israel that their rebellion would drive his presence and blessing from them. But with their genuine repentance, their confession…

Today's Verse – Psalm 121:8

The LORD will watch over your coming and going both now and forevermore. —Psalm 121:8 Thoughts on Today’s Verse… Does it matter to anyone that I’m here? Does anyone notice when I’m gone? Does anybody care if I make it home or never leave the house? The answers? “Yes! Yes!!…

Today's Verse – 1 John 4:21

And he has given us this command: Whoever loves God must also love his brother. —1 John 4:21 Thoughts on Today’s Verse… Some things are very simple. We can’t love God and refuse to love each other. This is not hard to understand. On the other hand, some of our…

Today's Verse – Philippians 4:20

To our God and Father be glory for ever and ever. Amen. —Philippians 4:20 Thoughts on Today’s Verse… When was the last time that you prayed and didn’t request things from God and you simply thanked and praised him? Why not use today as a day of thanks and praise?…