Day 6/26 – False Impressions

All Have Sinned  – Romans 3:23 (ESV)  “…for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God,”  Romans 3:23 Do we let our culture/traditions supersede God’s commands? Jesus speaking in Mark 7:6-9 said: 6 … “Isaiah was right when he prophesied about you hypocrites; as it is written:    These people honor me with their lips,     but their… [More…]

Day 5/20 – Skepticism and Faith

Purity  – Ephesians 5:3 (ESV)  “But sexual immorality and all impurity or covetousness must not even be named among you, as is proper among saints.”  Ephesians 5:3 “The difference between a knife in the hand of an assassin and a surgeon is intent.  Both inflict severe pain.  You must decide whether God is an assassin or a surgeon.  But remember, your… [More…]

Day 4/18 – Faith and Hope

Salvation Not by Works  – Titus 3:5 (ESV)  “He saved us, not because of works done by us in righteousness, but according to His own mercy, by the washing of regeneration and renewal of the Holy Spirit,”  Titus 3:5 “You learn to live and you live to learn.  Unused muscles tend to become stiff and atrophy; exercise keeps them… [More…]

Day 4/17 – The Return of Christ

Salvation Not by Works  – Ephesians 2:8-9 (ESV)  “For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God, not a result of works, so that no one may boast.  Ephesians 2:8-9  “God doesn’t need a lot to do a lot. All David had was five stones.… [More…]

Day 4/15 – The Glory of God

Christ Paid the Penalty  – Romans 5:8 (ESV). “but God shows his love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us.  Romans 5:8 “Trials are to see if you believe what you say you believe.” Tony Evans ——:///// +++ A history of these Daily Devotions can be found at: lylebrennan.com.  This email… [More…]

Day 4/14 – The Sins of the Father

Sin’s Penalty  – Hebrews 9:27 (ESV)  “And just as it is appointed for man to die once, and after that comes judgment,”  Hebrews 9:27 God calls EVERY Believer to the Ministry  – ‭‭Ephesians‬ ‭4:11-12‬ says:‭ “And He Himself (Jesus) gave some to be apostles, some prophets, some evangelists, and some pastors and teachers, for the equipping of the saints for… [More…]

Day 4/12 – Hope

All Have Sinned  – Isaiah 53:6 (ESV). “All we like sheep have gone astray; we have turned—every one—to his own way; and the Lord has laid on Him the iniquity of us all.”  Isaiah 53:6 “Many of us are being held hostage by bitterness because we are not willing to give to others what we have been… [More…]

Day 2/10 – Examples and Commands

His Faithfulness  – Numbers 23:19 (ESV)  “God is not man, that he should lie, or a son of man, that he should change his mind. Has he said, and will he not do it? Or has he spoken, and will he not fulfill it?”  Numbers 23:19 “Although we are created in His image, we are creatures.  He is the… [More…]

Day 2/1 – A Contest of Wills

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 “The voice of the Spirit of God is as gentle as a summer breeze— so gentle that unless you are living in complete fellowship and oneness with… [More…]