Day 8/10 – The Discipline of the Father

Faith  – Hebrews 11:6 (ESV)  “And without faith it is impossible to please Him, for whoever would draw near to God must believe that He exists and that He rewards those who seek Him.”  Hebrews 11:6 “When you make Jesus the standard, the more you grow in Christ the more aware you are of your depravity.”    Walter A.… [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 7/17 – The Need to be Glorified

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 “The phrase “fear not” appears approximately seventy-five times in the Old Testament, always in reference to temporal circumstances.  God’s people are taught to fear Him and only Him.  “Come, ye children, hearken unto me:… [More…]

Day 7/8 – A Lesson on Miracles

His Spirit  – 1 Corinthians 3:16 (ESV)  “Do you not know that you are God’s temple and that God’s Spirit dwells in you?”  1 Corinthians 3:16 “Jesus says, “And fear not them which kill the body, but are not able to kill the soul: but rather fear him which is able to destroy both soul and body in… [More…]

Day 6/11 – Two Kinds of Vessels

Is there Fruit in your life?  – James‬ ‭1:22‬ ‭NKJV‬‬  “But be doers of the Word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves.”  James‬ ‭1:22 “How we read the Scripture is of integral importance because it determines whether or not we are tethered to the underlying spiritual reality of the universe, which is grounded in the authority of God.… [More…]

Day 6/8 – The Disobedient Prophet

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 “Reason’s first order is to understand revelation; but its second order is to subordinate itself to that revelation. But in today’s church, revelation must… [More…]

Day 5/12 – The Ministry of the Holy Spirit

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 “The pursuit of God is not a part-time, weekend exercise. If it is, chances are you will experience a part-time,… [More…]

Day 5/10 – Measuring the Work of God

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 “An axiom of Scripture is: Steward the temporal; give your life in exchange for the eternal. Keep the value of your possessions in proper perspective; they… [More…]

Day 5/3 – The Ministry of Suffering

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 “If… [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 4/29 – What Is The Ministry?

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 “…all who encounter Christ have this two­ pronged response of unworthiness and a willingness to follow His leadership.  If either is lacking, your regeneration should be held in doubt.” Walter… [More…]

Day 4/14 – The Sins of the Father

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 God calls EVERY Believer to the Ministry  – ‭‭Ephesians‬ ‭4:11-12‬ says:‭ “And He Himself (Jesus) gave some to be apostles, some prophets, some evangelists, and some pastors and teachers, for the equipping of the saints for… [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 1/7 – Love and Hate

Our life Manual  – “Your Word is a lamp to my feet And a light to my path.”  Psalms‬ ‭119:105‬ ‭NKJV‬ ‬“The story or each person’s encounter with God differs with the variety of snowflakes or fingerprints.  Nevertheless, all who encounter Christ have this two­ pronged response of unworthiness and a willingness to follow His leadership.  If either is… [More…]

Day 1/6 – Your Thought Life

Ministry is the Believer’s privilege & responsibility   – “Preach the Word! Be ready in season and out of season. Convince, rebuke, exhort, with all longsuffering and teaching.”  II Timothy‬ ‭4:2‬ ‭NKJV‬‬ Let His Light in you shine.  ——:///// +++ This email contains, sequentially: Memory Verse (above), Daily Devotion from “Thoughts From The Diary of A Desperate Man”… [More…]