Day 5/23 – The Life of Death

Honesty  – Acts 24:16 (ESV)  “So I always take pains to have a clear conscience toward both God and man.”  Acts 24:16 “At the moment I sin, I desire the sin more than I desire to please God.”   R C Sproul ——:///// +++ A history of these Daily Devotions can be found at: lylebrennan.com.  This email contains, sequentially: Memory… [More…]

Day 5/21 – The Primacy of God’s Glory

Purity  – 1 Peter 2:11 (ESV)  “Beloved, I urge you as sojourners and exiles to abstain from the passions of the flesh, which wage war against your soul.”  1 Peter 2:11 “There are only two people in life that can hurt you: you and God. Because He is good, seeking only your best, in the final analysis, only… [More…]

Day 5/15 – An Attitude That Pleases God

Develop A World Vision  – Matthew 28:19-20 (ESV)  “Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you. And behold, I am with you always, to the end of the age.”  Matthew 28:19-20… [More…]

Day 5/10 – Measuring the Work of God

Serve Others  – Mark 10:45 (ESV)  “For even the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many.”  Mark 10:45 “An axiom of Scripture is: Steward the temporal; give your life in exchange for the eternal. Keep the value of your possessions in proper perspective; they… [More…]

Day 5/2 – Mundane Life

His Help in Temptation  – Hebrews 2:18 (ESV)  “For because He Himself has suffered when tempted, He is able to help those who are being tempted.”  Hebrews 2:18 “The Word of God can be in the mind without being in the heart; but it cannot be in the heart without first being in the mind.”  R C Sproul ——://///… [More…]

Day 4/19 – Disappointed Hope

Check out this Easter short 3 1/2 minute  video:  https://youtu.be/cikenKl92Og  Must Receive Christ  – John 1:12 (ESV). “But to all who did receive him, who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God,”  John 1:12 “Don’t magnify your problems, magnify your God…he’s got you covered.” Tony Evans  ——:///// +++ A history of these Daily… [More…]

Day 2/9 – Muddled Motives

His Faithfulness  – Lamentations 3:22-23 (ESV)  “The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases; his mercies never come to an end; they are new every morning; great is your faithfulness.”  Lamentations 3:22-23 “Having predestinated us unto the adoption of children by Jesus Christ to Himself, according to the good pleasure of His will.” Ephesians 1:5. “All that God… [More…]

Day 2/5 – Who Control’s Your Life?

His Spirit  – 1 Corinthians 3:16 (ESV)  “Do you not know that you are God’s temple and that God’s Spirit dwells in you?”   1 Corinthians 3:16 “You are complete in Him.”  You can add nothing to who you are by your own effort; you have nothing to prove, either to God, others, or yourself.   You are important, not because of… [More…]

Day 1/18 – Justice, Mercy, and Consequences

Prayer  – John 15:7 (ESV)  “If you abide in me, and my words abide in you, ask whatever you wish, and it will be done for you.”  John 15:7 “You may feel that because your heart does not condemn you that God is well pleased with your life; your heart may not condemn you, but that does not… [More…]

Day 1/9 – Learning Obedience

Is there fruit?  – James‬ ‭1:22‬ ‭NKJV‬‬  “But be doers of the Word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves.”  James‬ ‭1:22 “You take into eternity the essence of what you are in the process of becoming in this life. The process of sanctification is not just for your temporal existence; it has far-reaching implications for the quality of… [More…]