Day 8/18 – The Foundation of Grace

Purity  – Philippians 4:8  “Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things.”  Philippians 4:8  “And some believed the things which were spoken, and… [More…]

Day 8/16 – An Inconsistent Bible

Trials & Testing  – James‬ ‭1:2-4‬ ‭NKJV‬‬  “My brethren, count it all joy when you fall into various trials, knowing that the testing of your faith produces patience. But let patience have its perfect work, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking nothing.”  James‬ ‭1:2-4 “I don’t want my life to be explainable without the Holy Spirit.… [More…]

Day 8/7 – Ministering and Learning

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 “When we become overly concerned about our appearance, our spiritual reputation, our coolness, and our acceptance, we are living as citizens of this world rather than as… [More…]

Day 8/3 – The Spirit Departed

Love  – 1 John 3:18 (ESV)  “Little children, let us not love in word or talk but in deed and in truth.”  1 John 3:18 “Most Christians never associate joy with repentance. But repentance is actually the mother of all joy in Jesus. Without it, there can be no joy. Yet, any believer who walks in repentance will… [More…]

Day 7/21 – The Experience of Believing

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 “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… [More…]

Day 7/11 – Pollution

His Strength  – Philippians 4:13 (ESV)  “I can do all things through him who strengthens me.”  Philippians 4:13 “Lukewarm people give money to charity and to the church…so long as it doesn’t impinge on their standard of living. Lukewarm people tend to choose what is popular over what is right. Lukewarm people don’t really want to be saved… [More…]

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 6/24 – Increased Responsibility

Witnessing  – Matthew 4:19 (ESV)  “And he said to them, “Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men.”  Matthew 4:19 What is Truth? …”Jesus tells us that the way to life is through the Truth: “I am the way, and the Truth, and the life; no one comes to the Father, but through Me” (John 14:… [More…]

Day 5/1 – Blessing God

His Provision  – Philippians 4:19 (ESV)  “And my God will supply every need of yours according to his riches in glory in Christ Jesus.”  Philippians 4:19 “If you accept the Blessed hope promised by God, you must reject the hope of the world.”    Walter A. Henrichsen (“Walt”) ——:///// +++ A history of these Daily Devotions can be found… [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 3/19 – More Blessed to Give Than Receive

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 NKJV “God calls you to invest in the lives of others.  If you are a follower of Christ you… [More…]

Day 3/16 – A Time of Testing

Trusting God Philippians 4:6 NKJV “Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God;”   Philippians 4:6 “Sometimes God lets you hit rock bottom so that you will discover He is the Rock at the bottom.” Tony Evans ——:///// +++ This email contains,… [More…]

Day 2/19 – Blessed By God

Separate From the World  – 1 John 2:15-16 (ESV) “Do not love the world or the things in the world. If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him. For all that is in the world— the desires of the flesh and the desires of the eyes and pride of life… [More…]

Day 1/27 – Delivered From Sin

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 “…manipulation angers God; it is a manifestation of not trusting Him.”  Walter A. Henrichsen (“Walt”) ——:///// +++ This email contains, sequentially: Memory Verse (above), Daily Devotion from “Thoughts From The Diary of A Desperate Man”… [More…]