Today's Verse: Matthew 11:5

Friday, November 5, 2004

[In response to John the Baptist's question as to whether Jesus was the Messiah, Jesus said to tell him,] "The blind receive sight, the lame walk, those who have leprosy are cured, the deaf hear, the dead are raised, and the good news is preached to the poor."
— Matthew 11:5

Thoughts on Today's Verse...

The clear sign of the Messiah's presence was a time of true blessedness for all who know and follow him. Just think how glorious it will be and all the blessings we will share when he comes again!

My Prayer...

Lord God Almighty, I praise you for the time of blessing that accompanied Jesus' first coming to earth. I rejoice looking forward to his return and to the glorious blessings that await me and my brothers and sisters in Christ when our Savior returns. In anticipation of that Day, I thank you in Jesus' name. Amen.

Comments

Other Devotionals from Heartlight for Friday, November 5, 2004

A daily guide from the gospels that challenges readers to live for Jesus.
"When [Jesus] returned to [the disciples] the third time, he said, "Go ahead and sleep. Have your rest. But no — the time has come. The Son of Man is....."
A daily devotional about God's power for our battles.
"Share your food with the hungry, and give shelter to the homeless. Give clothes to those who need them, and do not hide from relatives who need your....."
A one-year devotional guide through the book of Acts.
"[In response to Paul's nephew informing him about the planned ambush of Paul on the way to the ruling council's meeting in Jerusalem,] the commander...."
A devotional to help reclaim Jesus as the daily Lord of our lives.

Illustration

Illustration of Matthew 11:5 — [In response to John the Baptist's question as to whether Jesus was the Messiah, Jesus said to tell him,] "The blind receive sight, the lame walk, those who have leprosy are cured, the deaf hear, the dead are raised, and the good news is preached to the poor."

About This Devotional

Today's Verse is a free daily devotional that includes a Bible verse, thought and prayer.

The Thoughts and Prayer on Today's Verse are written by Phil Ware.

All scripture quotations, unless otherwise indicated, are taken from the HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION. © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by International Bible Society. Used by permission of Zondervan Publishing House.