Verse of the Day

Verse of the Day

Jeremiah
to obey is better than sacrifice / obedience is better than sacrifice * August 23, 2019 – Friday Jeremiah 13:11-13   NIV 11 The Lord said to me, “Faithless Israel is more righteous than unfaithful Judah. 12 Go, proclaim this message toward the north:             “‘Return, faithless Israel,’ declares the Lord, ‘I will frown on you no longer,             for I am faithful,’ declares the Lord, ‘I will not be angry forever. 13 Only acknowledge your guilt—you have rebelled against the Lord your God,            …
Isaiah

Isaiah 50:10-11

To obey is better than sacrifice / obedience is better than sacrifice * August 22, 2019 – Thursday Isaiah 50:10-11   NIV 10 Who among you fears the Lord and obeys the word of His servant?    Let the one who walks in the dark, who has no light, trust in the name of the Lord and rely on their God. 11 But now, all you who light fires and provide yourselves with flaming torches,    go, walk in the light of your fires and of the torches…
Isaiah

Isaiah 1:16-20

to obey is better than sacrifice / obedience is better than sacrifice * August 20, 2019 – Tuesday Isaiah 1:16-20   NIV 16 Wash and make yourselves clean. Take your evil deeds out of My sight; stop doing wrong. 17 Learn to do right; seek justice. Defend the oppressed.        Take up the cause of the fatherless; plead the case of the widow. 18 “Come now, let us settle the matter,” says the Lord.       “Though your sins are like scarlet, they shall be as white…
Ecclesiastes

Ecclesiastes 8:2-8

to obey is better than sacrifice / obedience is better than sacrifice * August 19, 2019 – Monday Ecclesiastes 8:2-8   NIV 2 Obey the king’s command, I say, because you took an oath before God. 3 Do not be in a hurry to leave the king’s presence. Do not stand up for a bad cause, for he will do whatever he pleases. 4 Since a king’s word is supreme, who can say to him, “What are you doing?” 5 Whoever obeys his command will…
Proverbs 5:21

Proverbs 5:12-14

to obey is better than sacrifice / obedience is better than sacrifice August 16, 2019 – Friday Proverbs 5:12-14    NIV 12 You will say, “How I hated discipline! How my heart spurned correction! 13 I would not obey my teachers or turn my ear to my instructors. 14 And I was soon in serious trouble in the assembly of God’s people. Comments Proverbs 5 has the title Warning Against Adultery and is written from Solomon to his sons in a format any father (or mother) could…

Psalm 128:1-6

to obey is better than sacrifice / obedience is better than sacrifice August 15, 2019 – Thursday Psalm 128:1-6    NIV 1 Blessed are all who fear the Lord, who walk in obedience to Him. 2 You will eat the fruit of your labor; blessings and prosperity will be yours. 3 Your wife will be like a fruitful vine within your house; your children will be like olive shoots around your table. 4 Yes, this will be the blessing for the man who fears the Lord. 5 May…

Psalm 119:1 and 176

to obey is better than sacrifice / obedience is better than sacrifice August 14, 2019 – Wednesday Psalm 119:1 and 176    NIV א Aleph through ת Tav/Taw 1 Blessed are those whose ways are blameless, who walk according to the law of the Lord. 176 I have strayed like a lost sheep. Seek Your servant, for I have not forgotten Your commands. Comments It was a little over a month ago, on July 12, when I decided to comment on each of the twenty-two…

Psalm 119:169-176

to obey is better than sacrifice / obedience is better than sacrifice August 13, 2019 – Tuesday Psalm 119:169-176    NIV ת Tav/Taw 169 May my cry come before You, Lord; give me understanding according to Your word. 170 May my supplication come before You; deliver me according to Your promise. 171 May my lips overflow with praise, for You teach me Your decrees. 172 May my tongue sing of Your word, for all Your commands are righteous. 173 May Your hand be ready to help me, for I have…

Psalm 119:161-168

to obey is better than sacrifice / obedience is better than sacrifice August 12, 2019 – Monday Psalm 119:161-168    NIV ש Shin/Sin 161 Rulers persecute me without cause, but my heart trembles at Your word. 162 I rejoice in Your promise like one who finds great spoil. 163 I hate and detest falsehood but I love Your law. 164 Seven times a day I praise You for Your righteous laws. 165 Great peace have those who love Your law, and nothing can make them stumble. 166 I wait for Your salvation,…

Psalm 119:153-160

to obey is better than sacrifice / obedience is better than sacrifice August 09, 2019 – Friday Psalm 119:153-160    NIV ר Resh 153 Look on my suffering and deliver me, for I have not forgotten Your law. 154 Defend my cause and redeem me; preserve my life according to Your promise. 155 Salvation is far from the wicked, for they do not seek out Your decrees. 156 Your compassion, Lord, is great; preserve my life according to Your laws. 157 Many are the foes who persecute me, but I have…

Psalm 119:145-152

to obey is better than sacrifice / obedience is better than sacrifice August 08, 2019 – Thursday Psalm 119:145-152    NIV ק Qoph/Qof 145 I call with all my heart; answer me, Lord, and I will obey Your decrees. 146 I call out to You; save me and I will keep Your statutes. 147 I rise before dawn and cry for help; I have put my hope in Your word. 148 My eyes stay open through the watches of the night, that I may meditate on Your promises.…

Psalm 119:137-144

to obey is better than sacrifice / obedience is better than sacrifice August 07, 2019 – Wednesday Psalm 119:137-144    NIV צ Tsadhe/Tsade 137 You are righteous, Lord, and Your laws are right. 138 The statutes You have laid down are righteous; they are fully trustworthy. 139 My zeal wears me out, for my enemies ignore Your words. 140 Your promises have been thoroughly tested, and your servant loves them. 141 Though I am lowly and despised, I do not forget Your precepts. 142 Your righteousness is everlasting and Your law is true.…