Daily Bible Versehttp://elca.org/Faith/DailyBible/Matthew 16:17-19http://elca.org/Faith/DailyBible/1030http://elca.org/Faith/DailyBible/1030<div class="ExternalClass6E95B88B6D3B4C058580CCB192AA71C0"><p>​And Jesus answered him, &quot;Blessed are you, Simon son of Jonah! For flesh and blood has not revealed this to you, but my Father in heaven. And I tell you, you are Peter, and on this rock I will build my church, and the gates of Hades will not prevail against it. I will give you the keys of the kingdom of heaven, and whatever you bind on earth will be bound in heaven, and whatever you loose on earth will be loosed in heaven.&quot;</p></div>01/18/2017Isaiah 53:1http://elca.org/Faith/DailyBible/1029http://elca.org/Faith/DailyBible/1029<div class="ExternalClassBA00A1F884C54AD79DA34FAE1741E2D8"><p>​Who has believed what we have heard? And to whom has the arm of the LORD been revealed?<br> </p></div>01/17/2017Psalm 40:1-2http://elca.org/Faith/DailyBible/1028http://elca.org/Faith/DailyBible/1028<div class="ExternalClass73155EDE3EB04B77A2C7B7112162FFFC"><p>​I waited patiently for the LORD; he inclined to me and heard my cry. He drew me up from the desolate pit, out of the miry bog, and set my feet upon a rock, making my steps secure.</p></div>01/13/2017Galatians 1:10http://elca.org/Faith/DailyBible/1027http://elca.org/Faith/DailyBible/1027<div class="ExternalClassCD4AFFAF504544BEB4986E73DAFD451E"><p>Am I now seeking human approval, or God's approval? Or am I trying to please people? If I were still pleasing people, I would not be a servant of Christ.​</p></div>01/12/2017Matthew 12:221http://elca.org/Faith/DailyBible/1026http://elca.org/Faith/DailyBible/1026<div class="ExternalClass5CBF3E3B5D51450B9344EC98CA3CD5BE"><p>​He will not break a bruised reed or quench a smoldering wick until he brings justice to victory. And in his name the Gentiles will hope.&quot;</p></div>01/11/2017Jeremiah 1:9-10http://elca.org/Faith/DailyBible/1025http://elca.org/Faith/DailyBible/1025<div class="ExternalClass71199D43733D4A799FC464B1C14431D1"><p><sup>9</sup>Then the LORD put out his hand and touched [Jeremiah's]&#160; mouth; and the LORD said to me, &quot;Now I have put my words in your mouth.<br> &#160;<sup>10</sup>See, today I appoint you over nations and over kingdoms,<br> &#160;to pluck up and to pull down,<br> &#160;to destroy and to overthrow,<br> &#160;to build and to plant.&quot;​</p></div>01/10/2017