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Since 1956, It Is Written has been opening God’s Book—the Bible—to present topics that challenge and inspire. From award-winning, on-location programs to fascinating studio interviews, this series explores Christian lifestyle, mission reports, history, inspirational stories, theology, and more.



Don’t miss the signs! Verse: “‘But you, Bethlehem, in the land of Judah, are not the least among the rulers of Judah; for out of you shall come a Ruler who will shepherd My people Israel.’” - Matthew 2:6



Everyone knew… Verse: "When Herod the king had heard these things, he was troubled, and all Jerusalem with him." - Matthew 2:3



They knew the answer. Verse: “He maketh the storm a calm, so that the waves thereof are still.” - Psalm 107:29



Have God fix what’s broken. Verse: “Because they provoked his spirit, so that he spake unadvisedly with his lips.” - Psalm 106:33



Ask God to take it away. Verse: “But they mingled with the Gentiles and learned their works; they served their idols, which became a snare to them.” - Psalm 106:35-36



It wouldn’t last long. Verse: “I am the Lord your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt; open your mouth wide, and I will fill it.” - Psalm 81:10



How do you get there from here? Verse: “I will meditate on Your precepts, and contemplate Your ways.” - Psalm 119:15



Even after you've apologized… Verse: “When David saw that his servants were whispering, David perceived that the child was dead. Therefore David said to his servants, ‘Is the child dead’? And they said, ‘He is dead.’” - 2 Samuel 12:19



No question about it. Verse: “Iniquities prevail against me; as for our transgressions, You forgive them.” - Psalm 65:3



When you look to the future... Verse: “We have heard with our ears, O God, our fathers have told us, the deeds You did in their days, in days of old. For they did not gain possession of the land by their own sword, nor did..." - Psalm 44:1&3



You don't want to forget. Verse: “We have heard with our ears, O God, our fathers have told us, the deeds You did in their days, in days of old: You drove out the nations with Your hand, but them You planted; You afflicted..." - Psalm 44:1-3



What are you navigating by? Verse: “Oh, send out Your light and Your truth! Let them lead me; let them bring me to Your holy hill and to Your tabernacle.” - Psalm 43:3



Think of the cost… Verse: “And when he humbled himself, the wrath of the Lord turned from him, that he would not destroy him altogether: and also in Judah things went well.” - 2 Chronicles 12:12



Things went well. Verse: “And when he humbled himself, the wrath of the Lord turned from him, that he would not destroy him altogether: and also in Judah things went well.” - 2 Chronicles 12:12



No matter how it looks! Verse: “O You who hear prayer, to You all flesh will come.” - Psalm 65:2



That’s often where the problems come… Verse: “Trust not in oppression, and become not vain in robbery: if riches increase, set not your heart upon them.” - Psalm 62:10



Where does your mind go? Verse: “My enemies would hound me all day, for there are many who fight against me, o Most High. Whenever I am afraid, I will trust in You.” - Psalm 56:2-3



Do yourself a favor… Verse: “Enter ye in at the strait gate: for wide is the gate, and broad is the way, that leadeth to destruction, and many there be which go in thereat.” - Matthew 7:13



What word would that be? Verse: “Why do you boast in evil, O mighty man? The loving kindness of God endures all day long. Your tongue devises destruction, like a sharp razor, o worker of deceit.” - Psalm 52:1-2



“The Fools!” Verse: “Thus the children of Israel were brought under at that time, and the children of Judah prevailed, because they relied upon the Lord God of their fathers. -2 Chronicles 13:18



He fired his mother! Verse: “And also concerning Maachah the mother of Asa the king, he removed her from being queen, because she had made an idol in a grove: and Asa cut down her idol, and stamped it, and burnt it at..." - 2 Chronicles 15:16



It didn’t happen overnight. Verse: “ Being confident of this very thing, that he which hath begun a good work in you will perform it until the day of Jesus Christ.” - Philippians 1:6



No Freezing Necessary. Verse: “And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again, and receive you unto myself; that where I am, there ye may be also.” - John 14:3



Get into the habit… Verse: “And at that time Hanani the seer came to Asa king of Judah, and said to him: ‘because you have relied on the king of Syria, and have not relied on the Lord your God, therefore the army of the king..." - 2 Chronicles 16:7



God helped him. Verse: “And God helped him against the Philistines, and against the Arabians that dwelt in Gurbaal, and the Mehunims.” - 2 Chronicles 26:7



No one cared when he died. Verse: “Thirty and two years old was he when he began to reign, and he reigned in Jerusalem eight years, and departed without being desired. Howbeit they buried him in the city of David.." - 2 Chronicles 21:20



One heroic act. Verse: “But Jehoshabeath, the daughter of the king, took Joash the son of Ahaziah, and stole him from among the king's sons that were slain, and put him and his nurse in a bedchamber. So Jehoshabeath, the..." - 2 Chronicles 22:11



Is God able to bless you? Verse: “For the army of the Syrians came with a small company of men, and the Lord delivered a very great host into their hand, because they had forsaken the LordGod of their fathers. So they executed.." - 2 Chronicles 24:2



You’re better off taking the loss. Verse: “And Amaziah said to the man of God, But what shall we do for the hundred talents which I have given to the army of Israel? And the man of God answered, 'the Lord is able to give thee...'" -2 Chronicles 25:9



No matter how well you’re doing… Verse: “But when he was strong, his heart was lifted up to his destruction: for he transgressed against the Lord his God, and went into the temple of the Lord to burn incense upon..." - 2 Chronicles 26:16