Day 6/22 – Idolatry

Fellowship– Matthew 18:20 (ESV)“For where two or three are gathered in my name, there am I among them.” Matthew 18:20 “Because He calls you to be the friend of sinners, and because you become like the people with whom you associate, it is imperative that you counter-balance your association with sinners by a band of godly… [More…]

Day 5/27 – Faith and Reason

Good Works  – Matthew 5:16 (ESV)  “In the same way, let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father who is in heaven.”  Matthew 5:16 “God charges the state with the task of justice, the individual with forgiveness. When the state seeks to be merciful, oppression and… [More…]

Day 5/9 – Creating The Work Of God

Be Steadfast  – Hebrews 12:3 (ESV)  “Consider Him who endured from sinners such hostility against Himself, so that you may not grow weary or fainthearted.”  Hebrews 12:3 “Every sin is an act of cosmic treason, a futile attempt to dethrone God in His sovereign authority.”  R C Sproul ——:///// +++ A history of these Daily Devotions can be… [More…]

Day 4/11 – On Being A Prey

All Have Sinned  – Romans 3:23 (ESV)  “…for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God,”  Romans 3:23 “You often hear people talking about the hypocrites and sinners in church.  You should no more expect good people in church than you should expect well people in hospitals.  Believers gather in the “office” of the Great Physician because… [More…]

Day 2/22 – The Patriarch Joseph

Be Steadfast  – Hebrews 12:3 (ESV)“Consider Him who endured from sinners such hostility against Himself, so that you may not grow weary or fainthearted.” Hebrews 12:3 “The Bible is clear that those who fail to heed the Lord’s discipline – whether nations, cities, or individuals – suffer devastating consequences.”  Charles Stanley ——:///// +++ This email contains, sequentially:… [More…]

Day 1/28 – Ruled By Men

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 “You should read and study God’s Word like you read the morning newspaper.  The context gives  you the meaning of the words.  Let the text make its case.  Don’t try and… [More…]

Day 1/24 – God’s Commandments Are Good

Witnessing  – Romans 3:23 (ESV)  “…for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God,”  Romans 3:23 “The whole of Scripture asserts that this life is the seedtime of eternity. Your only purpose for living this life is to prepare for an eternity with God. So teach us to number our days, that we may apply… [More…]

Day 1/15 – The Need for Forgiveness

Obedience to Christ  – John 14:21 (ESV)  “Whoever has my commandments and keeps them, he it is who loves me. And he who loves me will be loved by my Father, and I will love him and manifest myself to him.”  John 14:21 “Why do you call me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ and do not do what I say?” – Luke… [More…]