Verse of the Day Stories

Updated 1 week ago by Val Weinstein

The Story feature is an opportunity to turn your heart and mind toward God, every day. Stories can include an exclusive short video devotional based on the Verse of the Day, a reflection question, a guided prayer, and more.

To open a Verse of the Day Story, select the video graphic to the right of the Verse of the Day.

There are 7 parts to each daily story
  • Video
    • A short recording of the meaning & impact of today's Verse of the Day
  • Verse of the Day Text
    • The Share icon is available at the top right
  • Reflection Question
    • Suggestions for personal response
    • The Add Your Own Response option creates new note
  • Devotional
    • A short devotional from a related reading plan
    • The Save for Later option saves the plan to your saved plans list
  • Guided Prayer
    • The Share icon is available at the top right
    • The Add to Prayer List option creates a new prayer card in the Prayer feature
  • Verse of the Day Image
    • The Share icon is available at the top right
    • The Save to Profile option saves the verse image to your images list
  • Come back tomorrow
    • The last screen inviting you to return another day for a new story
    • Selecting Share Story will display the Share Sheet
How to Navigate through the Story feature
  1. Tap the sides to navigate forward/backward through the screens
  2. Video control
    1. Double tapping in the middle pauses/restarts the video
    2. Double tapping the right side advances the video 15 seconds
    3. Double tapping the left side rewinds the video 15 seconds
    4. Press/hold pauses the video until you release
    5. You can also use the control panel a the bottom of the video to pause/play and use slider to move through the video
Additional information

The Story is designed to pick up where you left off if you don't finish it or something interrupts it. The fastest way to get back to the beginning or the end is to tap through the screens.

While viewing the video select, the graphic next to the presenter's name for more information about the presenter & their organization

Share sheet actions available in the Story feature

  • Share to various apps
  • Save - saves to photo app
  • Copy - for pasting into another app
  • Add to reading list - saves a link to your Safari Reading List
  • Print - prints full page image to a wireless printer
Past stories are available for iOS devices:
  • From the Home tab, tap the three dots (...) in the upper right corner of the Verse of the Day card.
  • Next, tap View All. This will display a list of past Verse of the Day verses.
  • Scroll to find the one you want and tap the verse. A VOTD card complete with the Story will be displayed.
  • Tap the video preview graphic to view &/or share the story. 
For Android devices
  • sharing a link to the story may be a way to see & share past stories. See the video here for an explanation.
Past VOTD text & images are in the VOTD section of the app


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