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Who Gets the Credit?

 

But Mordecai found out about the plot and told Queen Esther, who in turn reported it to the king, giving credit to Mordecai. —Esther 2:22

{ Day 27 }

I am still confident of this: I will see the goodness of the Lord in the land of the living. Wait for the Lord; be strong and take heart and wait for the Lord. —Psalm 27:13-14

{ Day 26 }

Then he turned toward the woman and said to Simon, "Do you see this woman? I came into your house. You did not give me any water for my feet, but she wet my feet with her tears and wiped them with her hair. You did not give me a kiss, but this woman, from the time I entered, has not stopped kissing my feet. You did not put oil on my head, but she has poured perfume on my feet. Therefore, I tell you, her many sins have been forgiven—for she loved much. But he who has been forgiven little loves little." —Luke 7:44-47

Don't Sell Out

Then King David sent, and fetched him [Mephibosheth] out of the house of Machir, the son of Ammiel, from Lo-debar. —2 Samuel 9:4

Seek His Esteem

This is the one I esteem: he who is humble and contrite in spirit, and trembles at my word. —Isaiah 66:2

{ Day 25 }

God presented him as a sacrifice of atonement, through faith in his blood. He did this to demonstrate his justice, because in his forbearance he had left the sins committed beforehand unpunished—he did it to demonstrate his justice at the present time, so as to be just and the one who justifies those who have faith in Jesus. —Romans 3:25-26

Sometimes God Says ‘Stay’

Whenever the cloud lifted from above the tabernacle, they would set out; but if the cloud did not lift, they did not set out—until the day it lifted. —Exodus 40:36-37

The Old Covenant

If ye will obey my voice indeed, and keep my covenant, then ye shall be a peculiar treasure unto me above all people. —Exodus 19:5

The Key to Faith

How can you believe if you accept praise from one another, yet make no effort to obtain the praise that comes from the only God? —John 5:44

{ Day 24 }

Therefore do not let sin reign in your mortal body so that you obey its evil desires. Do not offer the parts of your body to sin, as instruments of wickedness, but rather offer yourselves to God, as those who have been brought from death to life; and offer the parts of your body to him as instruments of righteousness. —Romans 6:12-14

Covenant Blood

I am crucified with Christ: nevertheless I live; yet not I, but Christ liveth in me. —Galatians 2:20

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He has sent me ... to bestow on them a crown of beauty. ... They will be called oaks of righteousness, a planting of the Lord for the display of his splendor. —Isaiah 61:1, 3

Come Past the Veil

And thou shalt hang up the veil under the taches-.-.-.-and the veil shall divide unto you between the holy place and the most holy. —Exodus 26:33

The Purpose of a Thorn in the Flesh

To keep me from becoming conceited because of these surpassingly great revelations, there was given me a thorn in my flesh. —2 Corinthians 12:7

Bottom Line

After they arrived at Capernaum and settled in a house, Jesus asked his disciples, "What were you discussing out on the road?" But they didn't answer, because they had been arguing about which of them was the greatest.

Mark 9:33-34

{ Day 22 }

Lift up your eyes to the heavens, look at the earth beneath; the heavens will vanish like smoke, the earth will wear out like a garment and its inhabitants die like flies. But my salvation will last forever, my righteousness will never fail. —Isaiah 51:6

The Price of Access

And, behold, the veil of the temple was rent in twain from the top to the bottom; and the earth did quake, and the rocks rent. —Matthew 27:51

Faith to Move Into Action

By faith the people passed through the Red Sea as on dry land; but when the Egyptians tried to do so, they were drowned. —Hebrews 11:29

Guilty But Blameless

Having therefore, brethren, boldness to enter into the holiest by the blood of Jesus-.-.-.-let us draw near with a true heart in full assurance of faith, having our hearts sprinkled from an evil conscience, and our bodies washed with pure water. —Hebrews 10:19-22

{ Day 21 }

His body also was like beryl, his face had the appearance of lightning, his eyes were like flaming torches, his arms and feet like the gleam of polished bronze, and the sound of his words like the sound of a tumult. Now I, Daniel, alone saw the vision, while the men who were with me did not see the vision; nevertheless, a great dread fell on them, and they ran away to hide themselves. So I was left alone and saw this great vision; yet no strength was left in me, for my natural color turned to a deathly pallor, and I retained no strength. ... Then behold, a hand touched me and set me trembling on my hands and knees. —Daniel 10:6-8, 10, NAS

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