Daily Encouragement from Jonathan Bernis

Jonathan Bernis shares a message of encouragement each day for us to grow in our faith together. Every day he will include a new verse for us to confess out loud over ourselves, our family and friends, and the communities we live in.

Your friends at Jewish Voice are praying for you and your loved ones regularly during these uncertain times. We are in this together!

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But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.

Acts 1:8 (NIV)

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Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us…

Hebrews 12:1 (NIV)

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You will seek me and find me when you seek me with all your heart.

Jeremiah 29:13 (NIV)

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How good and pleasant it is when God’s people live together in unity!

Psalm 133:1 (NIV)

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The people were waiting expectantly and were all wondering in their hearts if John might possibly be the Messiah.

Luke 3:15 (NIV)

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After his suffering, he presented himself to them and gave many convincing proofs that he was alive. He appeared to them over a period of forty days and spoke about the kingdom of God. 

Acts 1:3 (NIV)

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Who has ever heard of such things? Who has ever seen things like this? Can a country be born in a day or a nation be brought forth in a moment? Yet no sooner is Zion in labor than she gives birth to her children.

Isaiah 66:8 (NIV)

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Jesus answered: “Watch out that no one deceives you. For many will come in my name, claiming, ‘I am the Messiah,’ and will deceive many.

Matthew 24:4-5 (NIV)

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“I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.”

John 16:33 (NIV)

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Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.

Philippians 4:6 (NIV)

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The steps of a man are ordered by the LORD who takes delight in his journey.

Psalm 37:23 (BSB)

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Life and death are in the power of the tongue, and those who love it will eat its fruit.

Proverbs 18:21 (BSB)

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So then faith comes by hearing, and hearing by the word of God.

Romans 10:17 (NKJV)

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A cheerful heart is good medicine, but a crushed spirit dries up the bones.

Proverbs 17:22 (NIV)

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Therefore confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person is powerful and effective.

James 5:16 (NIV)

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God will save you from hidden traps and deadly diseases.

Psalm 91:3 (NCV)

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Now faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see.

Hebrews 11:1 (NIV)

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We wait in hope for the Lord; He is our help and our shield.

Psalms 33:20 (NIV)

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For the weapons of our warfare are not fleshly but powerful through God for the tearing down of strongholds. We are tearing down false arguments and every high-minded thing that exalts itself against the knowledge of God. We are taking every thought captive to the obedience of Messiah. 

2 Corinthians 10:4-5 (TLV)

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Because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance.

James 1:3 (NIV)

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Nehemiah said, “Go and enjoy choice food and sweet drinks, and send some to those who have nothing prepared. This day is holy to our Lord. Do not grieve, for the joy of the Lord is your strength.”

Nehemiah 8:10 (NIV)

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And my God will meet all your needs according to the riches of his glory in Christ Jesus.

Philippians 4:19 (NIV)

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Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight.

Proverbs 3:5-6 (NIV)

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Indeed, he who watches over Israel will neither slumber nor sleep.

Psalm 121:4 (NIV)

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Pray for the peace of Jerusalem: “May those who love you be secure.”

Psalm 122:6

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I will take you as my own people, and I will be your God. Then you will know that I am the Lord your God, who brought you out from under the yoke of the Egyptians. Exodus 6:7 (NIV)

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For you know that it was not with perishable things such as silver or gold that you were redeemed from the empty way of life handed down to you from your ancestors, 19 but with the precious blood of Christ, a lamb without blemish or defect.

1 Peter 1:18-19 (NIV)

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You are my hiding place; you will protect me from trouble and surround me with songs of deliverance.

Psalm 32:17 (NIV)

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“Therefore, say to the Israelites: ‘I am the Lord, and I will bring you out from under the yoke of the Egyptians. I will free you from being slaves to them, and I will redeem you with an outstretched arm and with mighty acts of judgment.’

Exodus 6:6 (NIV)

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But he was pierced for our transgressions, he was crushed for our iniquities; the punishment that brought us peace was on him, and by his wounds we are healed.

Isaiah 53:5 (NIV)

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It will be a sign and witness to the Lord Almighty in the land of Egypt. When they cry out to the Lord because of their oppressors, he will send them a savior and defender, and he will rescue them. Isaiah 19:20 (NIV)

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The blood will be a sign for you on the houses where you are, and when I see the blood, I will pass over you. No destructive plague will touch you when I strike Egypt. Exodus 12:13 (NIV)

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Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight.

Proverbs 3:5-6 (NIV)

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Verse of the Day:

Out of my distress I called on the LORD; the LORD answered me and set me free.

Psalm 118:5 (ESV)

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Verse of the Day:

God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble.

Psalm 46:1 (NIV)

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Verse of the Day:

I am with you and will watch over you wherever you go, and I will bring you back to this land. I will not leave you until I have done what I have promised you.

Genesis 28:15 (NIV)

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Verse of the Day:

I will not die but live, and will proclaim what the Lord has done.

Psalm 118:17 (NIV)

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Verse of the Day:

The Lord himself goes before you and will be with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged.

Deuteronomy 31:8 (NIV)

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Verse of the Day:

May the Lord answer you when you are in distress;

may the name of the God of Jacob protect you.

Psalm 20:1 (NIV)

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Verse of the Day:

Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death,
I will fear no evil, for You are with me:
Your rod and Your staff comfort me.

Psalm 23:4 Tree of Life Version (TLV)

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Verse of the Day:

Keep me safe, O God, for in You I have found shelter.

Psalm 16:1 Tree of Life Version (TLV)

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Verse of the Day:

Adonai will protect you from all evil.
He will guard your life.

Psalm 121:7 Tree of Life Version (TLV)

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Verse of the Day:

I will say of Adonai,
“He is my refuge and my fortress,
    my God, in whom I trust.

Psalm 91:2 Tree of Life Version (TLV)

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Verse of Day: 

No weapon formed against you will prosper
and you will condemn every tongue that rises against you in judgment.
This is the heritage of Adonai’s servants—
their vindication is from Me.”
It is a declaration of Adonai.

Isaiah 54:17 Tree of Life Version (TLV)

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