Day 7/19 – The Fruit of Sin

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 “A… [More…]

Day 7/14 – Mutual Acceptance

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 “…there will be times in your life when God will test you.  You cannot predict what that testing looks like, but you can prepare for it, by trusting God in the little things; the… [More…]

Day 6/28 – Finding God

Sin’s Penalty  – Romans 6:23 (ESV)  “For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.”  Romans 6:23 “God interrupt whatever we are doing so that we can join You in what You’re doing” Francis Chan ——:///// +++ A history of these Daily Devotions can be found… [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 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 5/24 – Who is Watching?

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 “Your mind controls your emotion and your will determines what you think, i.e., what the mind chooses to think about or dwell… [More…]

Day 5/17 – Dispensing God’s Grace

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 “You cannot be knowingly disobedient to Jesus and experience fellowship with Him. Your prayer for forgiveness, after salvation, is not to be saved again, but for restoring the relationship. Your sin has separated… [More…]

Day 5/14 – Faith and Reason

Develop World Vision  – Acts 1:8 (ESV)  “But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you, and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth.”  Acts 1:8 “The prophet Daniel serves as an example of how to thrive in a hostile culture.… [More…]

Day 5/13 – An Oath

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 “If you really believe something, it will… [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 4/22 – The Little Foxes

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 The Test of Knowing Him: 1 John 2:3-4 3 Now by this we know that we know Him,… [More…]

Day 4/20 – Strive For Obscurity

Check out this Easter short 3 1/2 minute  video:  https://youtu.be/cikenKl92Og  Must Receive Christ  – Revelation 3:20 (ESV). “Behold, I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in to him and eat with him, and he with me.”  Revelation 3:20 “…you will never experience a time when you are… [More…]

Day 4/1 – Absolute Truth

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 reason so many believers are struggling is that we have voted in the past asking God to bless our plans… [More…]

Day 3/7 – The Value of Knowledge

Honesty – Leviticus 19:11 (ESV)“You shall not steal; you shall not deal falsely; you shall not lie to one another.”  Leviticus 19:11 3/7/2019   “…sometimes God chooses to bless us and make us people of integrity in the midst of abominable circumstances, rather than change our circumstances.”  D A Carson (“Don Carson”) ——:///// +++ This email contains, sequentially: Memory… [More…]

Day 3/2 – Assurance of Salvation

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 “Are you foolish if you live as though Christ will return at any moment and live all your life with Christ not returning?  What should you do today if you believe in His… [More…]