These verses from the Old Testament stood out for me:
2 But neither King Zedekiah nor his attendants nor the people who were left in the land listened to what the Lord said through Jeremiah.
5 King Zedekiah agreed. “All right,” he said. “Do as you like. I can’t stop you.”
10 So the king told Ebed-melech, “Take thirty of my men with you, and pull Jeremiah out of the cistern before he dies.”
19 “But I am afraid to surrender,” the king said....
Today is election day in Canada. We are voting for our new Prime Minister. The one who will lead our country. We pray that our new leader will listen to what the Lord commands. We pray that our new leader will not be wishy-washy. We pray that our new leader will stand up for what is right even if afraid of what others will think.
Another verse from the New Testament that I thought about with today being election day:
9 But people who long to be rich fall into temptation and are trapped by many foolish and harmful desires that plunge them into ruin and destruction. 10 For the love of money is the root of all kinds of evil. And some people, craving money, have wandered from the true faith and pierced themselves with many sorrows.
Not just money but fame and power as well cause so much trouble.
Tomorrow's Bible In a Year Passage: Jeremiah 39:1-41:18, 2 Timothy 1:1-18, Psalm 90:1-91:16, Proverbs 26:1-2
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