Daily Bible Versehttp://elca.org/Faith/DailyBible/Psalm 146:9-10http://elca.org/Faith/DailyBible/993http://elca.org/Faith/DailyBible/993<div class="ExternalClass0715B8DA2E014A6C9EE52A503204E8EB"><p>​The LORD watches over the strangers; he upholds the orphan and the widow, but the way of the wicked he brings to ruin. The LORD will reign forever, your God, O Zion, for all generations. Praise the LORD!</p></div>12/09/2016Ruth 1:17http://elca.org/Faith/DailyBible/992http://elca.org/Faith/DailyBible/992<div class="ExternalClassC2772212F1EF4FDCBE1D3C8B69BFBEAD"><p>​[But Ruth said,] &quot;Where you die, I will die — there will I be buried. May the LORD do thus and so to me, and more as well, if even death parts me from you!&quot;<br> </p></div>12/08/2016Matthew 12:33http://elca.org/Faith/DailyBible/991http://elca.org/Faith/DailyBible/991<div class="ExternalClass543624CF99BC48A5BD10B7570F610BA5"><p>​Either make the tree good, and its fruit good; or make the tree bad, and its fruit bad; for the tree is known by its fruit.</p></div>12/07/2016Psalm 21:1-2http://elca.org/Faith/DailyBible/990http://elca.org/Faith/DailyBible/990<div class="ExternalClass7D817FA6559441629C6CA84A6542D7A8"><p>​In your strength the king rejoices, O LORD, and in your help how greatly he exults! You have given him his heart's desire, and have not withheld the request of his lips.</p></div>12/06/2016Isaiah 24:12-13http://elca.org/Faith/DailyBible/989http://elca.org/Faith/DailyBible/989<div class="ExternalClassDF41DB84084A4FC4B2C15D0EF600B027"><p>Desolation is left in the city, the gates are battered into ruins. For thus it shall be on the earth and among the nations, as when an olive tree is beaten, as at the gleaning when the grape harvest is ended.​</p></div>12/05/2016Romans 15:4-6http://elca.org/Faith/DailyBible/988http://elca.org/Faith/DailyBible/988<div class="ExternalClassCEE98281E69C49A09B9622B4AECA011E"><p>For whatever was written in former days was written for our instruction, so that by steadfastness and by the encouragement of the scriptures we might have hope. May the God of steadfastness and encouragement grant you to live in harmony with one another, in accordance with Christ Jesus, so that together you may with one voice glorify the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ.​</p></div>12/04/2016