Day 7/4 – Responding in Obedience – Happy 4th of July

Must Receive Christ  – John 1:12 (ESV). “But to all who did receive him, who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God,”  John 1:12 “If you really want to experience God, go and make disciples.” Francis Chan ——:///// +++ A history of these Daily Devotions can be found at: lylebrennan.com.  This… [More…]

Day 6/16 – Perform for the Correct Audience

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 “The Christian life requires hard work. Our sanctification is a process wherein we are coworkers with God. We have the… [More…]

Day 6/4 – Never Say No to God

Who are you? … what do you dwell on?  – Proverbs 23:7 NKJV  “For as he thinks in his heart, so ishe…”  Proverbs 23:7 “Jesus here tells us we cannot be assured of entrance into heaven unless we do the will of His Father. Note with me that, like the children of Israel, the people to whom He refers… [More…]

Day 5/25 – Used by God

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 Jesus “…tells us in Matthew 24: 35, “Heaven and earth will pass away, but My words… [More…]

Day 5/18 – Doing Things For God

Humility  – Philippians 2:3-4 (ESV)  “Do nothing from selfish ambition or conceit, but in humility count others more significant than yourselves. Let each of you look not only to his own interests, but also to the interests of others.” Philippians 2:3-4  “Jesus Christ is sovereign over earth, but what we do on earth has profound spiritual implications for… [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 4/2 – The Golden Rule

Obedience to Christ John 14:21 (ESV) Whoever has my commandments and keeps them, he it is who loves me. And he who loves me will be loved by my Father, and I will love him and manifest myself to him.” John 14:21 “… you cannot have life without death any more than you can have… [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 2/7 – The Profit of Obedience

His Strength  – Isaiah 41:10 (ESV)  “…fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.”  Isaiah 41:10 “Christians, you will “stand before the judgment bar of God and give an account for how you lived… [More…]

Day 2/4 – All Things in Common

Assurance of Salvation  – John 5:24 (ESV)  “Truly, truly, I say to you, whoever hears My Word and believes Him who sent Me has eternal life. He does not come into judgment, but has passed from death to life.”  John 5:24 “…obedience without struggle reveals little of your true submission to Christ.  Only when you don’t want to do… [More…]

Day 1/18 – Justice, Mercy, and Consequences

Prayer  – John 15:7 (ESV)  “If you abide in me, and my words abide in you, ask whatever you wish, and it will be done for you.”  John 15:7 “You may feel that because your heart does not condemn you that God is well pleased with your life; your heart may not condemn you, but that does not… [More…]

Day 1/15 – The Need for Forgiveness

Obedience to Christ  – John 14:21 (ESV)  “Whoever has my commandments and keeps them, he it is who loves me. And he who loves me will be loved by my Father, and I will love him and manifest myself to him.”  John 14:21 “Why do you call me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ and do not do what I say?” – Luke… [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…]