Manna for Today


The Power of God (1 Samuel 5)

5   After the Philistines had captured the ark of God, they took it from Ebenezer to Ashdod. 2 Then they carried the ark into Dagon’s temple and set it beside Dagon. 3 When the people of Ashdod rose early the next day, there was Dagon, fallen on his face on the ground before the ark […]

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Our Disobedience Affects Others (1 Samuel 4:1-11)

4 So the people sent men to Shiloh, and they brought back the ark of the covenant of the Lord Almighty, who is enthroned between the cherubim. And Eli’s two sons, Hophni and Phinehas, were there with the ark of the covenant of God. 5 When the ark of the Lord’s covenant came into the […]

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Hear and Obey (1 Sam. 3:1-21) 

8 The Lord called Samuel a third time, and Samuel got up and went to Eli and said, “Here I am; you called me.” Then Eli realized that the Lord was calling the boy. 9 So Eli told Samuel, “Go and lie down, and if he calls you, say, ‘Speak, Lord, for your servant is […]

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Hannah’s Prayer (1 Samuel 2:1-10)

2  Then Hannah prayed and said: “My heart rejoices in the Lord; in the Lord my horn is lifted high. My mouth boasts over my enemies, for I delight in your deliverance. 2     “There is no one holy like the Lord; there is no one besides you; there is no Rock like our God. 3     […]

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The Wise Shall Not Be Moved (Proverbs 12:1-3)

12            Whoever loves discipline loves knowledge, but he who hates correction is stupid. 2     A good man obtains favor from the Lord, but the Lord condemns a crafty man. 3     A man cannot be established through wickedness, but the righteous cannot be uprooted. In the beginning of Proverbs 12 we see some more qualities of […]

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The Power of Words (Prov.10:6-11)

6     Blessings crown the head of the righteous, but violence overwhelms the mouth of the wicked. 7      The memory of the righteous will be a blessing, but the name of the wicked will rot. 8  The wise in heart accept commands, but a chattering fool comes to ruin. 9      The man of integrity walks securely, […]

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Trust in the Lord (Prov. 3:5-12)

  5     Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; 6     in all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make your paths straight. 7     Do not be wise in your own eyes; fear the Lord and shun evil. 8     This will bring health to your body and […]

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Don’t Give in to Sin, it Only Leads to More Sin (Prov. 1:8-19)

8     Listen, my son, to your father’s instruction and do not forsake your mother’s teaching. 9     They will be a garland to grace your head and a chain to adorn your neck. 15   my son, do not go along with them, do not set foot on their paths; 16   for their feet rush into sin, […]

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Wisdom begins with the fear of the Lord (Prov. 1:1-7)

1  The proverbs of Solomon son of David, king of Israel: 2     for attaining wisdom and discipline; for understanding words of insight; 3     for acquiring a disciplined and prudent life, doing what is right and just and fair; 4     for giving prudence to the simple, knowledge and discretion to the young— 5     let the wise […]

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Final Greetings (3 John 13-14)

13 I have much to write you, but I do not want to do so with pen and ink. 14 I hope to see you soon, and we will talk face to face. Peace to you. The friends here send their greetings. Greet the friends there by name. Today we come to the end of […]

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