Sometimes it looks like the evil people and liars are always winning over God’s people, but the Lord has a way of turning things around.

Sometimes it looks like the evil people and liars are always winning over God’s people, but the Lord has a way of turning things around.

BibleGateway: Genesis 39 ESV Text: Genesis 39 Genesis 39 (Listen) Joseph and Potiphar’s Wife 39:1 Now Joseph had been brought down to Egypt, and Potiphar, an officer of Pharaoh, the captain of the guard, an Egyptian, had bought him from the Ishmaelites who had brought him down there. 2 The LORD was with Joseph, and he became a successful man, and he was in the house of his Egyptian master. 3 His master saw that the LORD was with him and that the…

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The Lord uses His great strength to bless His people and give them peace.

The Lord uses His great strength to bless His people and give them peace.

BibleGateway: Psalm 29 ESV Text: Psalm 29 Psalm 29 (Listen) Ascribe to the Lord Glory A Psalm of David. 29:1   Ascribe to the LORD, O heavenly beings,1    ascribe to the LORD glory and strength.2   Ascribe to the LORD the glory due his name;    worship the LORD in the splendor of holiness.2 3   The voice of the LORD is over the waters;    the God of glory thunders,    the LORD, over many waters.4   The voice of the LORD is powerful;    the voice of the LORD is full of majesty. 5   The voice…

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Did Jesus excuse or ignore the woman’s sin? No, he forgave her and reminded her not to abuse that forgiveness by continuing in her old ways.

Did Jesus excuse or ignore the woman’s sin? No, he forgave her and reminded her not to abuse that forgiveness by continuing in her old ways.

BibleGateway: John 8:1-11 ESV Text: John 8:1-11 John 8:1–11 (Listen) 8:1 but Jesus went to the Mount of Olives. 2 Early in the morning he came again to the temple. All the people came to him, and he sat down and taught them. 3 The scribes and the Pharisees brought a woman who had been caught in adultery, and placing her in the midst 4 they said to him, “Teacher, this woman has been caught in the act of adultery. 5 Now in the Law,…

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How do we know Jesus is from God? We know it because His teaching gives honor and glory to the One who sent Him.

How do we know Jesus is from God? We know it because His teaching gives honor and glory to the One who sent Him.

BibleGateway: John 7:14-24 ESV Text: John 7:14-24 John 7:14–24 (Listen) 14 About the middle of the feast Jesus went up into the temple and began teaching. 15 The Jews therefore marveled, saying, “How is it that this man has learning,1 when he has never studied?” 16 So Jesus answered them, “My teaching is not mine, but his who sent me. 17 If anyone’s will is to do God’s2 will, he will know whether the teaching is from God or whether I am speaking on…

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Joseph, his father’s favorite, didn’t have to work like his brothers, so they weren’t happy to see him—but the Lord preserved his life for another purpose.

Joseph, his father’s favorite, didn’t have to work like his brothers, so they weren’t happy to see him—but the Lord preserved his life for another purpose.

BibleGateway: Genesis 37:12-28 ESV Text: Genesis 37:12-28 Genesis 37:12–28 (Listen) Joseph Sold by His Brothers 12 Now his brothers went to pasture their father’s flock near Shechem. 13 And Israel said to Joseph, “Are not your brothers pasturing the flock at Shechem? Come, I will send you to them.” And he said to him, “Here I am.” 14 So he said to him, “Go now, see if it is well with your brothers and with the flock, and bring me word.” So he…

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Although we are sinners, we have confidence that God our Savior will not turn away those who come trusting the atoning death of His Son.

Although we are sinners, we have confidence that God our Savior will not turn away those who come trusting the atoning death of His Son.

BibleGateway: Psalm 27 ESV Text: Psalm 27 Psalm 27 (Listen) The Lord Is My Light and My Salvation Of David. 27:1   The LORD is my light and my salvation;    whom shall I fear?  The LORD is the stronghold1 of my life;    of whom shall I be afraid? 2   When evildoers assail me    to eat up my flesh,  my adversaries and foes,    it is they who stumble and fall. 3   Though an army encamp against me,    my heart shall not fear;  though war arise against me,    yet2 I will be confident. 4   One thing…

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Don’t get upset if a concerned Christian tries to talk to you about your sins. They are following Jesus’ direction out of love for you.

Don’t get upset if a concerned Christian tries to talk to you about your sins. They are following Jesus’ direction out of love for you.

BibleGateway: Matthew 18:10-20 ESV Text: Matthew 18:10-20 Matthew 18:10–20 (Listen) The Parable of the Lost Sheep 10 “See that you do not despise one of these little ones. For I tell you that in heaven their angels always see the face of my Father who is in heaven.1 12 What do you think? If a man has a hundred sheep, and one of them has gone astray, does he not leave the ninety-nine on the mountains and go in search of the…

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Jacob returned to the place of his famous dream and he and his family worshiped God.

Jacob returned to the place of his famous dream and he and his family worshiped God.

BibleGateway: Genesis 35:1-14 ESV Text: Genesis 35:1-14 Genesis 35:1–14 (Listen) God Blesses and Renames Jacob 35:1 God said to Jacob, “Arise, go up to Bethel and dwell there. Make an altar there to the God who appeared to you when you fled from your brother Esau.” 2 So Jacob said to his household and to all who were with him, “Put away the foreign gods that are among you and purify yourselves and change your garments. 3 Then let us arise and go…

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In times of suffering we call upon the Lord, “Look upon my affliction and my distress and take away all my sins.”

In times of suffering we call upon the Lord, “Look upon my affliction and my distress and take away all my sins.”

BibleGateway: Psalm 25 ESV Text: Psalm 25 Psalm 25 (Listen) Teach Me Your Paths Of David. 25:1   To you, O LORD, I lift up my soul.2   O my God, in you I trust;    let me not be put to shame;    let not my enemies exult over me.3   Indeed, none who wait for you shall be put to shame;    they shall be ashamed who are wantonly treacherous. 4   Make me to know your ways, O LORD;    teach me your paths.5   Lead me in your truth and teach me,    for you are…

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As they were leaving the mountain, Jesus drew comparisons between Elijah and John the Baptist, and foretold His own suffering too.

As they were leaving the mountain, Jesus drew comparisons between Elijah and John the Baptist, and foretold His own suffering too.

BibleGateway: Mark 9:2-13 ESV Text: Mark 9:2-13 Mark 9:2–13 (Listen) The Transfiguration 2 And after six days Jesus took with him Peter and James and John, and led them up a high mountain by themselves. And he was transfigured before them, 3 and his clothes became radiant, intensely white, as no one1 on earth could bleach them. 4 And there appeared to them Elijah with Moses, and they were talking with Jesus. 5 And Peter said to Jesus, “Rabbi,2 it is good that we…

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