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 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 7/30 – Manipulation

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 “It’s crazy, if you think about it. The… [More…]

Day 7/28 – Hiding from God

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 “You determine your inheritance in heaven by freely giving of yourself for the welfare of others.”    Walter A. Henrichsen (“Walt”) ——:///// +++ A history of these Daily Devotions… [More…]

Day 6/18 – Interpreting Scripture

The Word  – 2 Timothy 3:16 (ESV)“All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness,”  2 Timothy 3:16 “The myth of progress has come at the expense of developing the soul, leading instead to moral and spiritual degeneration. Distracted by a deluge of unimportant information, we… [More…]

Day 6/9 – A Season of Miracles

God’s Word is the Light in the world  – Psalms‬ ‭119:105‬ ‭NKJV‬‬. “Your Word is a lamp to my feet And a light to my path.”  Psalms‬ ‭119:105 “If God is able to make everything that happens to us work together for our good, then ultimately everything that happens to us is good. We must be careful… [More…]

Day 5/30 – The Double Edge of Responsibility

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 “Why are you here?  The whole of Scripture asserts that this life is… [More…]

Day 5/15 – An Attitude That Pleases God

Develop A World Vision  – Matthew 28:19-20 (ESV)  “Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you. And behold, I am with you always, to the end of the age.”  Matthew 28:19-20… [More…]

Day 5/8 – Contributing To The Work of God

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 “There are at least two ways to judge if a church is apostate: 1) Is what it teaches biblically true? and 2)… [More…]

Day 2/9 – Muddled Motives

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 “Having predestinated us unto the adoption of children by Jesus Christ to Himself, according to the good pleasure of His will.” Ephesians 1:5. “All that God… [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 1/22 – Samson and Samuel

Witnessing  – Matthew 4:19 (ESV)  “And he said to them, “Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men.”  Matthew 4:19 “Apart from Divine initiative, you cannot know God. “It pleased God by the foolishness of preaching to save them that believe.” I Corinthians 1:21       You will never believe foolishness.  Only when God opens your eyes… [More…]