Day 10/22 – Regret

Give Generously  – 2 Corinthians 9:6-7 (ESV) “The point is this: whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and whoever sows bountifully will also reap bountifully.  Each one must give as he has decided in his heart, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver.”  2 Corinthians 9:6-7 “You are the only Bible some unbelievers… [More…]

Day 10/21 – Conjecture

Give Generously  – Proverbs 3:9-10 (ESV)  “Honor the Lord with your wealth and with the firstfruits of all your produce; then your barns will be filled with plenty, and your vats will be bursting with wine.”  Proverbs 3:9-10 “So important is walking by faith to our Lord, that you will find Him often placing you in a position… [More…]

Day 10/20 – Serving Christ

Serve Others  – 2 Corinthians 4:5 (ESV)  “For what we proclaim is not ourselves, but Jesus Christ as Lord, with ourselves as your servants for Jesus’ sake.”  2 Corinthians 4:5  “He who lays up treasures on earth spends his life backing away from his treasures. To him, death is loss. He who lays up treasures in heaven looks… [More…]

Day 10/19 – Gratitude

Serve Others  – Mark 10:45 (ESV)  “For even the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve, and to give His life as a ransom for many.”  Mark 10:45  “Although many see tribulation as an indication that God has forsaken them, in reality it is the grace of God in disguise.” Walter A. Henrichsen (“Walt… [More…]

Day 10/18 – Justification by Faith

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 teaches that God is a glorious, self-manifesting God. The whole purpose of the devotional life is to see His majesty and become absorbed with His glory. … God has… [More…]

Day 10/17 – The Ways of God II

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  “The Christian life is not a constant high. I have my moments of deep discouragement. I have to go to God in… [More…]

Day 10/15 – Exalting Jesus

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 —is… [More…]

Day 10/14 – The Power of Sin

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 “We are all faced with a series of great opportunities brilliantly disguised as impossible situations.” –Chuck Swindoll “Unless the Holy Spirit opens the eyes of… [More…]

Day 10/13 – Violating Your Conscience

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 “…Evidence of Christ’s work in your life … is foundational to faith.   If you don’t experience change, you will question the work of God in your life.”  Walter A. Henrichsen (“Walt H”)… [More…]

Day 10/12 – Jesus and the Leper

His Help in Temptation  – Psalm 119:9-11 (ESV). “How can a young man keep his way pure? By guarding it according to your Word. With my whole heart I seek You; let me not wander from Your commandments! I have stored up Your Word in my heart, that I might not sin against You.”   Psalm 119:9-11 Real… [More…]

Day 10/10 – Viewing Sin

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 perceive your vocation as the means whereby you earn your living, Jesus says you will not be able to adequately seek His kingdom… Christ wants all of His followers to… [More…]

Day 10/9 – Pleading Guilty

His Provision  – Romans 8:32 (ESV)  “He who did not spare His own Son but gave Him up for us all, how will He not also with Him graciously give us all things?”  Romans 8:32  “The depth of your faith that you will live eternally determines the degree to which you willingly die temporally.”    Walter A. Henrichsen (“Walt”)… [More…]

Day 10/8 – Guilt and Shame

His Peace  – 1 Peter 4:7 (ESV)  “The end of all things is at hand; therefore be self-controlled and sober-minded for the sake of your prayers.”  1 Peter 4:7 “When God bestows His abundance upon you, He expects you to be grateful, for you are blessed.  But never forget that that is only half the equation; the more you… [More…]

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 10/6 – A Clean Conscience (Part Two)

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 Jesus says in John 16:33 “These things I have spoken to you, that… [More…]

Day 10/5 – A Clean Conscience (Part One)

His Faithfulness  – Lamentations 3:22-23 ESV) The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases; his mercies never come to an end; they are new every morning; great is your faithfulness.  Lamentations 3:22-23 “God will never do for you what you can do for yourself.  What can be done by man will not be done by Christ; Jesus never… [More…]

Day 10/4 – A Pliable Conscience

His Strength  – Philippians 4:13 (ESV)  “I can do all things through Him who strengthens me.”  Philippians 4:13 “When we were new in faith, many of us looked at works — Bible study, prayer, service, tithing — as ways to get God to respond to us. But as we grow in faith, we come to understand that works… [More…]