Day 10/7 – Self-Justification

His Peace  – Isaiah 26:3 (ESV)  “You keep him in perfect peace whose mind is stayed on You, because he trusts in You.”  Isaiah 26:3 “An understanding of the grace of God results in works. But the works are a response to God — not a means of getting God to respond to them.  ‘I labor more abundantly than… [More…]

Day 9/14 – The Value of Self-discipline

Prayer  – Philippians 4:6-7 (ESV)  “…do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.”  Philippians 4:6-7 “If you want that splendid power in Prayer, you… [More…]

Day 9/7 – Capricious Authority

Christ the Center  – 2 Corinthians 5:17 (ESV)  “Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has passed away; behold, the new has come.”    2 Corinthians 5:17 “To be a Christian without prayer is no more possible than to be alive without breathing” Martin Luther ——:///// +++ A history of these Daily… [More…]

Day 8/23 – Three Kinds of People

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 “This is the Christian walk: to use our spiritual gifts to edify the Body, to love one another and serve one another selflessly, to show sacrificial behavior in our marriages and raising… [More…]

Day 8/11 – Confrontation

Faith  – Romans 4:20-21 (ESV)  “No unbelief made Him waver concerning the promise of God, but He grew strong in his faith as He gave glory to God,fully convinced that God was able to do what He had promised.”  Romans 4:20-21 “What is fruit? Galatians 5:22 defines it as love — love which is joy, love which is… [More…]

Day 7/25 – Defining Sin

Be Steadfast  – 1 Corinthians 15:58 (ESV)  “Therefore, my beloved Brothers, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that in the Lord your labor is not in vain.”  1 Corinthians 15:58  “How can you know when you are trusting in man rather than in God? If you fall apart when someone else lets… [More…]

Day 5/5 – Let the Text Make Its Case

Put Christ First  – Luke 9:23 (ESV)  “And he said to all, “If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me.”  Luke 9:23 “If you wish to be godly, associate with godly people.  If you have a heart for evangelism, spend time with those doing it.  If you… [More…]

Day 3/21 – Think No Evil

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  “People do not want to fear God because of their commitment to their own autonomy and they do not… [More…]

Day 2/17 – The Reward of Faith

Put Christ First  – Matthew 6:33 (ESV). “But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.”  Matthew 6:33 “We must allow the Word of God to confront us, to disturb our security, to undermine our complacency and to overthrow our patterns of thought and behavior.”  John R W… [More…]

Day 2/3 – Eternal Accountability

Assurance of Salvation  – 1 John 5:13 (ESV)  “I write these things to you who believe in the name of the Son of God that you may know that you have eternal life.”  1 John 5:13 “In the following verse Paul gives specific instructions on what a clean vessel looks like.  “So shun youthful passions and aim at righteousness,… [More…]

Day 1/20 – Following the Recipe

Fellowship  – Matthew 18:20 (ESV)  “For where two or three are gathered in my name, there am I among them.” Matthew 18:20 “If any man’s work shall be burned, he shall suffer loss: but he himself shall be saved; yet so as by fire.” I Corinthians 3:15 — “Many passages of Scripture teach that there is eternal accountability… [More…]

Day 1/19 – Correction and Punishment

Prayer  – Philippians 4:6-7 (ESV). “…do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.”  Philippians 4:6-7 “Your reactions reveal more about your holiness than your… [More…]

Day 1/14 – The Law of The Harvest

Obedience to Christ  – Romans 12:1 (ESV)  “I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship. “ Romans 12:1 “You cannot be knowingly disobedient to Jesus and experience fellowship with Him. Your prayer for forgiveness, after salvation, is not… [More…]

Day 1/5 – If We Only Knew the Future

He supplies your every need  – Philippians‬ ‭4:19‬ ‭NKJV‬‬  “And my God shall supply all your need according to His riches in glory by Christ Jesus.”  Philippians‬ ‭4:19 ——:///// +++ This email contains, sequentially: Memory Verse (above), Daily Devotion from “Thoughts From The Diary of A Desperate Man” by Walter A. Henrichsen (“Walt”), Scripture Reading  (read the entire Bible… [More…]