Day 11/27 – Law and Request III

Ministry is the Believer’s privilege & responsibility   – II Timothy‬ ‭4:2‬ ‭NKJV‬‬  “Preach the Word! Be ready in season and out of season. Convince, rebuke, exhort, with all longsuffering and teaching.”  II Timothy 4:2  “Where is your line across which you refuse to go?  You do well to draw it before your time of testing.”    Walter A. Henrichsen (“Walt… [More…]

Day 11/26 – Law and Request II

Qualified or Disqualified?  – 2 Corinthians 13:5  5 Examine yourselves as to whether you are in the faith. Test yourselves. Do you not know yourselves, that Jesus Christ is in you?—unless indeed you are disqualified.  2 Corinthians 13:5 ‬ ‬  ‬  “Whether single or married, widowed or divorced — be content wherever God has you. And whatever your position, make… [More…]

Day 11/25 – Law and Request

Discipline or Disqualification?  – 1 Corinthians 9: 26-27 26 Therefore I run thus: not with uncertainty. Thus I fight: not as one who beats the air. 27 But I discipline my body and bring it into subjection, lest, when I have preached to others, I myself should become disqualified. 1 Corinthians 9: 26-27 ‬ ‬  ‬  “The babe in Christ may come to… [More…]

Day 11/24 – A Teachable Heart

Guard my tongue  –  Psalms 141:3  Set a guard, O Lord, over my mouth; Keep watch over the door of my lips.  Psalms 141:3 ‬ ‬  ‬  “You do not gather to worship so that you can feel good, or sense that you are close to God.  All such emotion must remain ancillary to the objective of acknowledging  the goodness and greatness… [More…]

Day 11/23/2019 – Rebellion Blinds

Bear Fruit, a Qualification  – John 15:4 NKJV  “Abide in Me, and I (Jesus) in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself, unless it abides in the vine, neither can you, unless you abide in Me.” John 15:4 ‬ ‬  ‬  “Paul calls attention to the essential ingredient in order for worship to be accepted by… [More…]

Day 11/22 – Wheat and Straw

Belief in Action  – II John‬ ‭1:9-11‬ ‭NKJV  “Whoever transgresses and does not abide in the doctrine of Christ does not have God. He who abides in the doctrine of Christ has both the Father and the Son. If anyone comes to you and does not bring this doctrine, do not receive him into your house nor… [More…]

Day 11/21 – Playing with Fire

Loving God Means Obeying His Commandments  – II John‬ ‭1:5-6‬ ‭NKJV‬‬  “…that we love one another.” “This is love, that we walk according to His commandments. This is the commandment, that as you have heard from the beginning, you should walk in it.”  II John‬ ‭1:5-6‬ ‬  ‬  “You can easily become possessive of that which God gives you,… [More…]

Day 11/20 – Doing Hard Things

Eternal Word  – II John‬ ‭1:2‬ NKJV  “because of the truth which abides in us and will be with us forever:” II John‬ ‭1:2‬  ‬  Miracles: “There may be times when your heart longs for outward manifestations of His power.  Remember, if they are for you, you are asking Him to let you walk by sight rather than faith,… [More…]

Day 11/19 – Acts and Consequences

God of our Salvation  – II Corinthians‬ ‭1:10‬ ‭NKJV. “who delivered us from so great a death, and does deliver us; in whom we trust that He will still deliver us,”‬‬  II Corinthians‬ ‭1:10  ‬  “Culture plays a powerful role in the life of the church, and you can easily mistake the words of God’s servants for the… [More…]

Day 11/18 – Lending to the Lord

Who made who?  –  Romans 9:20 “But who are you, O man, to talk back to God? “Shall what is formed say to Him who formed it, ‘Why did You make me like this?’””  Romans 9:20  ‬  “The Enemy only wants the answer to one question: What will it take to bring your commitment to Christ to an end?  What… [More…]

Day 11/17 – Condemned by Grace

Do you want Wisdom & Understanding?  –  Job 28:28 And to man He said, ‘Behold, the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom and to depart from evil is understanding.’  ‬  “For the most part, understanding Scripture is not a difficult task.  When you meet those who refuse to interpret the Bible in a clear, straightforward way–allowing the text to make its case–it may… [More…]

Day 11/16 – Is the Price too High?

Only God in you can control your tongue  – James‬ ‭3:8‬ ‭NKJV‬‬  “But no man can tame the tongue. It is an unruly evil, full of deadly poison.”  James‬ ‭3:8 ‬  “The believer who knows that God will judge the sinner and fails to alert the lost of his impending judgment; that believer God will judge because of… [More…]

Day 11/15 – The Need for a Doctor

How do you handle correction?  – Proverbs‬ ‭17:10‬ ‭NKJV‬‬  “Rebuke is more effective for a wise man than a hundred blows on a fool.”  Proverbs‬ ‭17:10 ‬  “If you accept God’s call to be His servant, you must understand that in your eyes your life here on earth counts for nothing.  You must die to self, holding your life… [More…]

Day 11/14 – Foolish Persuasion

The Impossible Made Possible – Luke 1:‬37 NKJV  “For with God nothing will be impossible.”  Luke 1:‬37 ‬ ‭‬‬ “If you are living in willful disobedience to God, you forfeit your right to be assured of your salvation.  Your soul is in peril, and the best thing you can do is repent and seek God’s forgiveness.” Walter A.… [More…]

Day 11/13 – Affluence and Despair

Who are you? …really?  – Proverbs 23:7 NKJV  “For as he thinks in his heart, so is he…”  Proverbs 23:7 ‬ ‭‬‬ “The day you choose to become proactively engaged in winning the lost and discipling the saved, the war with the Enemy heats up. Go ahead, attend church, sing in the choir; attend religious programs. No problem, because you… [More…]

Day 11/12 – God Reveals Himself

Die to self  – John‬ ‭12:24‬ ‭NKJV‬‬  “Most assuredly, I say to you, unless a grain of wheat falls into the ground and dies, it remains alone; but if it dies, it produces much grain.” John‬ ‭12:24‬ ‭‬‬ “Your self-denial does not attract a watching world.  Many walk around in self­ deprivation, scaring those who meet them.  Nor do… [More…]

Day 11/11 – Fear and Pride

His Light in you  – Mathew 5:16  “Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works and glorify your Father in heaven.”  Mathew 5:16 “Life is wasted if we do not grasp the glory of the cross, cherish it for the treasure that it is, and cleave to it as the highest price… [More…]