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Ed Young Devotionals

    No More Excuses!

    Posted on Jun 26, 2022
    Read  Acts 16:29-33, "The jailer called for lights and ran to the dungeon and fell down trembling before Paul and Silas. Then he brought them out and ...

    Topics: truth, relationship, complexity

    Let's Do Our Part!

    Posted on Jun 25, 2022
    Read  Acts 13:48-49, "And when the Gentiles heard this, they began rejoicing and glorifying the word of the Lord, and all who were appointed to ...

    Topics: work, change, privilege

    Was Not Expecting That…

    Posted on Jun 24, 2022
    Read  Acts 9:1, "Meanwhile, Saul was uttering threats with every breath and was eager to kill the Lord's followers."    Acts 9:3-6, "As he was ...

    Topics: mistakes, willing, matters

    Out of the Box

    Posted on Jun 23, 2022
    READ  Act 5:1-2 – “Now a man named Ananias, together with his wife Sapphira, also sold a piece of property. With his wife’s full knowledge he kept ...

    Topics: life, experience, allow

    His Name

    Posted on Jun 22, 2022
    Read  Acts 1:8, “But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and ...

    Topics: followers, disciples, witnesses

    Beyond Words

    Posted on Jun 21, 2022
    Read  John 20:31, “But these are written that you may believe that Jesus is the Messiah, the Son of God and that by believing you may have life in ...

    Topics: heaven, creation, savior

    You were always on my mind

    Posted on Jun 20, 2022
    READ  John 17:20, “I am praying not only for these disciples but also for all who will ever believe in me through their message.”    THINK    When ...

    Topics: listening, distant, far

    Help!

    Posted on Jun 19, 2022
    Read  Psalm 34:4-5, "I sought the Lord, and He answered me; He delivered me from all my fears. Those who look to Him are radiant; their faces are ...

    Topics: believe, isolated, unwilling

    God Goggles

    Posted on Jun 18, 2022
    Read  John 11:39-40, "Jesus said, 'Roll the stone aside.' Martha, the sister of him that was dead, said, 'Lord, by this time, the smell will be ...

    Topics: faithful, hopeless, outcome

    The Right They

    Posted on Jun 17, 2022
    READ    John 8:7 "When they kept on questioning him, he straightened up and said to them, "Let any one of you who is without sin be the first to ...

    Topics: mercy, interceded, decisions

    He Before Me

    Posted on Jun 16, 2022
    READ  John 5:30 "By myself I can do nothing; I judge only as I hear, and my judgment is just, for I seek not to please myself but him who sent me."  ...

    Topics: preparation, plan, reveal

    Living Water

    Posted on Jun 15, 2022
    READ  John 4:13-14 "Jesus answered, "Everyone who drinks this water will be thirsty again, but whoever drinks the water I give them will never ...

    Topics: provides, believer, refreshing

    You Promise?!

    Posted on Jun 14, 2022
    Read  Luke 24:27, "And beginning with Moses and all the Prophets, he explained to them what was said in all the Scriptures concerning himself."     ...

    Topics: Resurrection, leader, despondent

    Hidden in Plain Sight

    Posted on Jun 13, 2022
    READ:  Luke 17:20-21 Once, on being asked by the Pharisees when the kingdom of God would come, Jesus replied, "The coming of the kingdom of God is ...

    Topics: searching, realize, already

    Less of Me!

    Posted on Jun 12, 2022
    Read  Luke 9:48, "Whoever welcomes this little child in my name welcomes me; and whoever welcomes me welcomes the one who sent me. For it is the one ...

    Topics: humility, self-considerness, understand

    What Charges You?

    Posted on Jun 11, 2022
    Read  Luke 5:16, "But Jesus often withdrew to lonely places and prayed."     Think  We've all experienced this: You're away from the house and you ...

    Topics: importance, pray, trustworthy

    High Alert!

    Posted on Jun 10, 2022
    Read  Mark 14:38, "Stay awake and pray so that you won't enter into temptation. The spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak."     Think  The U.S. ...

    Topics: strength, live, dabble

    I Doubt It!

    Posted on Jun 9, 2022
    Read  Mark 9:23-24, "Jesus said to him, '"If you can?”Everything is possible to the one who believes.' Immediately the father of the boy cried out, ...

    Topics: believe, encouraged, possible

    As You Go

    Posted on Jun 8, 2022
    Read  Matthew 28:19-20, "Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy ...

    Topics: promised, partner, process

    The Refiner

    Posted on Jun 7, 2022
    READ      Romans 5:3-4, "Not only so, but we also glory in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; perseverance, ...

    Topics: suffering, hope, endure

    The G.O.A.T!

    Posted on Jun 6, 2022
    Read  Matthew 22:37-39, "Jesus replied, 'You must love the Lord your God with all your heart, all your soul, and all your mind. This is the first and ...

    Topics: love, soul, hearts

    Selfie or Selfless?

    Posted on Jun 5, 2022
    Read  Matthew 6:33, "But seek first His kingdom and His righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well."  Think  Social media is a ...

    Topics: love, impact, eternal

    Living a Fearless Life

    Posted on Jun 4, 2022
    Read  Matthew 10:30-31, "Are not two sparrows sold for a penny? Yet not one of them will fall to the ground outside your Father's care. And even the ...

    Topics: life, foundation, victim

    The Produce Aisle

    Posted on Jun 3, 2022
     Read  Matthew 7:18,20, "A good tree cannot bear bad fruit, and a bad tree cannot bear good fruit...Thus, by their fruit, you will recognize them."  ...

    Topics: challenges, planted, produces

    Fighting FROM Victory

    Posted on Jun 2, 2022
    Read  Matthew 4:10, "Jesus said to him, 'Away from me, Satan! For it is written: "Worship the Lord your God, and serve him only."'  Ephesians 6:17, ...

    Topics: lived, boldly, sword

    When Good Intentions Go Awry

    Posted on Jun 1, 2022
    Read  2 Samuel 6:5-8 "David and all Israel were celebrating with all their might before the Lord, with castanets, harps, lyres, timbrels, sistrums, ...

    Topics: influence, feared, powerful

    The Game of Life

    Posted on May 31, 2022
    Read  Matthew 1:23, "'The virgin will conceive and give birth to a son, and they will call him Immanuel' (which means 'God with us')."  Think  We've ...

    Topics: experienced, grieved, intimately

    Good Soil = Good Return

    Posted on May 30, 2022
    Read  Matthew 13:8,"' Still other seed fell on good soil, where it produced a crop—a hundred, sixty or thirty times what was sown.'"  Think  Farmers ...

    Topics: purpose, accept, plan

    A Day To Remember

    Posted on May 29, 2022
    Read  John 3:16, “For God so loved the world that He gave His one and only Son so that whoever believes in Him shall not perish but have eternal ...

    Topics: hope, share, sacrificed

    Correction Wins the Day

    Posted on May 28, 2022
    Read  Proverbs 15:10, "Whoever abandons the right path will be severely disciplined; whoever hates correction will die."   Hebrews 12:5-6, "My son, ...

    Topics: correction, wise, submit

    Training Day

    Posted on May 27, 2022
     Read Proverbs 22:6, “Train up children in the way they should go, and when they are old, they will not depart from it.” Deuteronomy 6:5-7, “Love the ...

    Topics: faith, created, impression

    With The End In Mind

    Posted on May 26, 2022
    Read Ecclesiastes 11:9, "Young people, it's wonderful to be young! Enjoy every minute of it. Do everything you want to do; take it all in. But ...

    Topics: promise, focus, impact

    God's Game Plan

    Posted on May 25, 2022
    Read James 1:5, "If any of you lacks wisdom, you should ask God, who gives generously to all without finding fault, and it will be given to you." ...

    Topics: wisdom, knowledge

    Make Your Mark

    Posted on May 24, 2022
    Read 2 Corinthians 9:2, "…your enthusiasm has stirred most of them to action." Think If you attend a memorial service, you will seldom hear people ...

    Topics: satisfaction, acceptance

    Priorities

    Posted on May 23, 2022
    Read Matthew 6:33, "But seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things will be added to you." Think Think about your ...

    Topics: success, priorities

    The Cure for Anxiety

    Posted on May 22, 2022
    Read Luke 12:27-31 "Consider how the wildflowers grow. They do not labor or spin. Yet I tell you, not even Solomon in all his splendor was dressed ...

    Topics: seeking, leadership, trusting

    The Greatest Love Story of All Time

    Posted on May 21, 2022
    Read Ruth 4:13-15, “So Boaz took Ruth, and she became his wife. When he made love to her, the Lord enabled her to conceive, and she gave birth to a ...

    Topics: perfection, timing

    The Party Animal

    Posted on May 20, 2022
    Read Ecclesiastes 11:9, "Young people, it's wonderful to be young! Enjoy every minute of it. Do everything you want to do; take it all in. But ...

    Topics: obedience, goodness

    The Party Pooper

    Posted on May 19, 2022
    Read Luke 10:40-42, “She came to Jesus and said, ‘Lord, doesn’t it seem unfair to you that my sister just sits here while I do all the work? Tell her ...

    Topics: relationships, Mary and Martha

    It’s All in the Wording

    Posted on May 18, 2022
    Read Proverbs 18:21, “The tongue has the power of life and death.” Think “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me.” We ...

    Topics: speech, speaking

    The Secret

    Posted on May 17, 2022
    Read Philippians 4:12, “I know what it is to be in need, and I know what it is to have plenty. I have learned the secret of being content in any and ...

    Topics: gratitude, contentment

    Attitude of Gratitude

    Posted on May 16, 2022
    Read Philippians 4:10a, “I rejoiced greatly in the Lord that at last, you renewed your concern for me.” Think During times of very real struggles, it ...

    Topics: gratitude, contentment

    Catch Your Breath

    Posted on May 15, 2022
    Read Matthew 6:25, 27, “Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life … Can any one of you by worrying add a single hour to your life?” Psalm ...

    Topics: prayer, worry

    Here Comes the Trial!

    Posted on May 14, 2022
    Read 1 Peter 5:6-7, “Humble yourselves, therefore, under God’s mighty hand, that he may lift you up in due time. Cast all your anxiety on him because ...

    Topics: prayer, breakthrough, fear

    Pure Joy

    Posted on May 13, 2022
    Read James 1:2-4, “Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds because you know that the testing of your ...

    Topics: joy, trials and tribulations, goodness

    Future Plans

    Posted on May 12, 2022
    Read Proverbs 3:5-6, “Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make ...

    Topics: trust, plans

    Set Up for Success

    Posted on May 11, 2022
    Read Psalm 139:23-24, “Search me, God, and know my heart; test me and know my anxious thoughts. See if there is any offensive way in me, and lead me ...

    Topics: success

    The Opposition

    Posted on May 10, 2022
    Read James 1:2-4, “Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your ...

    Topics: perseverance

    Blessings, Not Burdens

    Posted on May 9, 2022
    Read 1 Thessalonians 5:18, “…give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.”  Think Have you ever realized that ...

    Topics: burdens, perspective, blessing

    Courageous Acts

    Posted on May 8, 2022
    Read Exodus 2:5-10, “The daughter of Pharaoh came down to bathe at the Nile … and she saw the basket among the reeds … When she opened it, she saw ...

    Topics: courage, motherhood, Mother's Day

    Joy-Full

    Posted on May 7, 2022
    Read Ecclesiastes 2:24-25, “A person can do nothing better than to eat and drink and find satisfaction in their own toil. This too, I see, is from ...

    Topics: joy

    So Good

    Posted on May 6, 2022
    Read Psalm 77:4-6, “You kept my eyes from closing; I was too troubled to speak. I thought about the former days, the years of long ago; I remembered ...

    Topics: pain, anguish

    Pass / Fail

    Posted on May 5, 2022
    Read Isaiah 41:10, “Fear not, for I am with you; Be not dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you, Yes, I will help you, I will uphold you ...

    Topics: peace, struggles, health

    A Touch of Faith

    Posted on May 4, 2022
    Read Matthew 9:20-21, “…a woman who had been sick for twelve years with internal bleeding came up behind him and touched a tassel of his robe, for ...

    Topics: faith, glory, surrender

    Food For Thought

    Posted on May 3, 2022
    Read Mark 6:42-43, “They all ate and were satisfied, and the disciples picked up twelve basketfuls of broken pieces of bread and fish.” Think “In ...

    Topics: ability, talents, gifts

    There’s No Way!

    Posted on May 2, 2022
    Read John 11:39-40, “‘Roll the stone aside,’ Jesus told them. But Martha, the dead man’s sister, protested, ‘Lord, he has been dead for four days. ...

    Topics: promise, impossible

    Living On a Prayer

    Posted on May 1, 2022
    Read Philippians 4:6, “Don’t worry about anything; instead, pray about everything. Tell God what you need and thank him for all he has done.” (NLT) ...

    Topics: prayer, gratitude

    Critiquing Critique

    Posted on Apr 30, 2022
    Read Hebrews 13:17, “Trust in your leaders. Put yourself under their authority. Do this, because they keep watch over you. They know they are ...

    Topics: criticism, support

    Owning Up

    Posted on Apr 29, 2022
    Read Galatians 6:5, “Each of you should take responsibility for doing the creative best you can with your own life.” Think Today’s powerful verse ...

    Topics: creativity

    Learning From the Best

    Posted on Apr 28, 2022
    Read Proverbs 22:29, “Observe people who are good at their work — skilled workers are always in demand and admired…” Think No one has ever said, “I ...

    Topics: mentoring, teachers

    Shine Your Light!

    Posted on Apr 27, 2022
    Read Matthew 5:15, “…People do not light a lamp and put it under a bowl. Instead, they put it on its stand. Then it gives light to everyone in the ...

    Topics: evangelism, personal evangelism

    The Power of Teamwork

    Posted on Apr 26, 2022
    Read 1 Corinthians 12:7, “Each person is given something to do that shows who God is; everyone gets in on it, everyone benefits.” Think We’ve all ...

    Topics: teamwork

    Gifts From Heaven

    Posted on Apr 25, 2022
    Read Romans 12:6, “We all have different gifts that God has given to us by his loving-favor. We are to use them.” Think God has given spiritual gifts ...

    Topics: spiritual gifts

    The Importance of Hard Work

    Posted on Apr 24, 2022
    Read Colossians 3:23, “Whatever you do, work at it with all of your heart, as working for the Lord, not for human masters…” Think We’ve all heard ...

    Topics: work ethic, work

    Think Like a Child

    Posted on Apr 23, 2022
    Read Matthew 18:4, “Whoever becomes simple and elemental again, like this child, will rank high in God’s kingdom.” Think Peter Pan is a famous ...

    Topics: fear, dreams

    The Ride of Results

    Posted on Apr 22, 2022
    Read Acts 2:38, 41, “Peter replied, ‘Repent and be baptized, every one of you, in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins. And you ...

    Topics: faith

    The Ride of Regret

    Posted on Apr 21, 2022
    Read Matthew 26:33-34, 74-75, “Peter replied, ‘Even if all fall away on account of you, I never will.’ ‘Truly I tell you,’ Jesus answered, ‘this very ...

    Topics: regret, regrets

    Roller Coaster Rescue

    Posted on Apr 20, 2022
    Read Matthew 14:28-31, “‘Lord, if it’s you,’ Peter replied, ‘tell me to come to you on the water.’ ‘Come,’ he said. Then Peter got down out of the ...

    Topics: faith, faithfulness

    Roller Coaster Revelation

    Posted on Apr 19, 2022
    Read Matthew 16:13,16 “Jesus asked his disciples, ‘Who do people say the Son of Man is?’Simon Peter answered, ‘You are the Messiah, the Son of the ...

    Topics: choices, revelation, savior

    Ride of Readiness

    Posted on Apr 18, 2022
    Read Matthew 4:18-20, “As Jesus was walking beside the Sea of Galilee, he saw two brothers, Simon called Peter and his brother Andrew. They were ...

    Topics: evangelism, mission

    The Ride of Resurrection

    Posted on Apr 17, 2022
    Read Matthew 28:5-6, “The angel spoke to the women. ‘You must not be afraid,’ he said. ‘I know you are looking for Jesus, who was crucified. He is ...

    Topics: Resurrection, life

    In The In-Between

    Posted on Apr 16, 2022
    Read Matthew 27:59-60, “Joseph took the body, wrapped it in a clean linen cloth, and placed it in his own new tomb that he had cut out of the rock. ...

    Topics: Resurrection, Easter

    Most Holy Place

    Posted on Apr 15, 2022
    Read Luke 23:44-46, “It was now about noon, and darkness came over the whole land until three in the afternoon, for the sun stopped shining. And the ...

    Topics: prayer, Easter

    The Reversal

    Posted on Apr 14, 2022
    Read John 13:8-9, “Peter said to Him, ‘You shall never wash my feet!’ Jesus answered him, ‘If I do not wash you, you have no part with Me.’ Simon ...

    Topics: serving, cross, foot washing

    GodTube

    Posted on Apr 13, 2022
    Read John 21:17, “The third time He said to him, ‘Simon son of John, do you love me?’ Peter was hurt because Jesus asked him the third time, ‘Do you ...

    Topics: restoration

    The Greatest Exchange

    Posted on Apr 12, 2022
    Read Isaiah 53:5, “But He was pierced for our transgressions, He was crushed for our iniquities; the punishment that brought us peace was on Him, and ...

    Topics: sin, mercy, grace, forgiveness

    Leave the Past Behind

    Posted on Apr 11, 2022
    Read Isaiah 43:19, “Forget about what’s happened; don’t keep going over old history. Be alert, be present. I’m about to do something brand-new.” ...

    Topics: regret, future

    Every Day of the Week

    Posted on Apr 10, 2022
    Read “The next day the huge crowd that had arrived for the Feast heard that Jesus was entering Jerusalem. They broke off palm branches and went out ...

    Topics: Easter, Palm Sunday

    He Chose Us

    Posted on Apr 9, 2022
    Read “God made Him who had no sin to be sin for us so that in Him we might become the righteousness of God.” 2  Corinthians 5:2 “In Him, we have ...

    Topics: sin, redemption, forgiveness

    Remember Me

    Posted on Apr 8, 2022
    Read “And he took bread, gave thanks and broke it, and gave it to them, saying, ‘This is my body given for you; do this in remembrance of me.’ In the ...

    Topics: salvation, Resurrection, cross

    The Good Shepherd

    Posted on Apr 7, 2022
    Read “We’re all like sheep who’ve wandered off and gotten lost. We’ve all done our own thing, gone our own way. And God has piled all our sins, ...

    Topics: shepherd, Good Shepherd

    He Gave It All

    Posted on Apr 6, 2022
    Read “This is how we know what love is: Jesus laid down his life for us.” 1 John 3:16 Think There are many ways that we use the word love. “I love ...

    Topics: sacrifice, unconditional love, Easter

    Finding Common Ground

    Posted on Apr 5, 2022
    Read …I try to find common ground with everyone, doing everything I can to save some. 1 Corinthians 9:22 Think Today’s scripture gives us a clear ...

    Topics: Easter

    Priority, Passion, and Persuasion

    Posted on Apr 4, 2022
    Read The first thing Andrew did was to find his brother Simon and tell him, ‘We have found the Messiah’ (that is, the Christ). And he brought him to ...

    Topics: church, Easter

    Incurable Learners

    Posted on Apr 3, 2022
    Read But solid food is for the mature, who by constant use have trained themselves to distinguish good from evil. Hebrews 5:14 Think It’s been said, ...

    Topics: obedience, sanctification

    Invitation

    Posted on Apr 2, 2022
    Read Then the Master told his servant, “Go out to the roads and the country lanes and compel them to come in so that my house will be full. I tell ...

    Topics: salvation, evangelism, invitation

    The Push Away

    Posted on Apr 1, 2022
    Read “My food,” said Jesus, “is to do the will of Him who sent Me and to finish His work.” John 4:34 Think Every weekend we are given the opportunity ...

    Topics: evangelism, personal evangelism

    The Cosmic Carbohydrate

    Posted on Mar 31, 2022
    Read I am the bread of life. Whoever comes to Me will never go hungry. John 6:35 Think “The church is the table where people come to get fed.” We’ve ...

    Topics: bread of life

    Be Intentional

    Posted on Mar 30, 2022
    Read Therefore leaving the elementary teaching about the Christ, let us press on to maturity…. Hebrews 6:1 Think As a child, some things don’t come ...

    Topics: spiritual maturity

    Chair One

    Posted on Mar 29, 2022
    Read No one can come to Me unless the Father who sent Me draws them… John 6:44 Think For just a moment, think about where you are. Think about the ...

    Topics: evangelism, personal evangelism

    The Table

    Posted on Mar 28, 2022
    Read Then Jesus declared, “I am the bread of life. Whoever comes to me will never go hungry, and whoever believes in me will never be thirsty. John ...

    Topics: God's Word, spiritual maturity, knowledge

    Ripples of Faith

    Posted on Mar 27, 2022
    Read By faith Moses, when he was born, was hidden for three months by his parents, because they saw he was a beautiful child; and they were not ...

    Topics: parenting

    Your Faith Is Showing

    Posted on Mar 26, 2022
    Read I have been crucified with Christ and I no longer live, but Christ lives in me. The life I now live in the body, I live by faith in the Son of ...

    Topics: faith, faithfulness

    A Touch of Faith

    Posted on Mar 25, 2022
    Read A woman who had been sick for twelve years with internal bleeding came up behind him and touched a tassel of his robe, for she thought, “If I ...

    Topics: faith, touch

    You Are Not Alone

    Posted on Mar 24, 2022
    Read And at three in the afternoon Jesus cried out in a loud voice, “Eloi, Eloi, lema sabachthani?” (Which means “My God, my God, why have you ...

    Topics: trials and tribulations, burdens, blame

    Faithful

    Posted on Mar 23, 2022
    Read I’m thanking You, GOD, from a full heart; I’m writing the book on Your wonders. Psalm 9:1 Be kind to me, GOD; I’ve been kicked around long ...

    Topics: faith, faithfulness, motivation

    Faithful or Faith-fool

    Posted on Mar 22, 2022
    Read Abraham believed the LORD, and the LORD considered his response of faith as genuine loyalty. Genesis 15:6 Mary, therefore, took a pound of ...

    Firm Foundation

    Posted on Mar 21, 2022
    Read Therefore, everyone who hears these words of mine and puts them into practice is like a wise man who built his house on the rock. The rain came ...

    Topics: foundation, fame, fortune, money

    Happily Every After

    Posted on Mar 20, 2022
    Read For the Lord himself will come down from heaven, with a loud command, with the voice of the archangel and with the trumpet call of God, and the ...

    Topics: forever, return of Christ

    The Judgement Seat

    Posted on Mar 19, 2022
    Read Let us then approach God’s throne of grace with confidence, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help us in our time of need. Hebrews ...

    Topics: judgment

    The Light of the World

    Posted on Mar 18, 2022
    Read “You are the light of the world. A town built on a hill cannot be hidden. Neither do people light a lamp and put it under a bowl. Instead they ...

    Topics: evangelism, witnessing, personal evangelism

    God’s Eternal Existence

    Posted on Mar 17, 2022
    Read “Day after day and night after night they keep on saying, ‘Holy, holy, holy is the Lord God, the Almighty, the one who always was, who is, and ...

    Topics: praise, holiness, eternity

    Face Your Fear

    Posted on Mar 16, 2022
    Read “I know about the slander of those who say they are Jews and are not, but are a synagogue of Satan. Do not be afraid of what you are about to ...

    Topics: suffering, fear, revelation

    A Book Of Hope

    Posted on Mar 15, 2022
    Read “Blessed is the one who reads aloud the words of this prophecy, and blessed are those who hear it and take to heart what is written in it ...

    Topics: hope, revelation

    The Blessing Of The Book

    Posted on Mar 14, 2022
    Read “Blessed is the one who reads aloud the words of this prophecy, and blessed are those who hear it and take to heart what is written in it ...

    Topics: death, eternal life, sickness, illness

    A Glimpse Ahead

    Posted on Mar 13, 2022
    Read “I turned around to see the voice that was speaking to me.” Revelation 1:12 Think Have you ever gotten a “sneak peek”? It entices and thrills us ...

    Topics: humility, sovereignty, future

    Fuel For The Fire

    Posted on Mar 12, 2022
    Read “Therefore God exalted Him to the highest place and gave Him the name that is above every name, that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, ...

    Topics: evangelism, revelation, prophecy

    Ultimate Victory

    Posted on Mar 11, 2022
    Read “But thanks be to God! He gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.” 1 Corinthians 15:57 Think We all love a good reveal – whether ...

    Topics: revelation

    Eternal Motivation

    Posted on Mar 10, 2022
    Read “After that, we who are still alive will be gathered up with them in the clouds to meet the Lord in the air. And we will be with the Lord ...

    Topics: witnessing, personal evangelism

    The Bema Seat

    Posted on Mar 9, 2022
    Read “For we must all appear before the judgement seat of Christ, so that each of us may receive what is due us for the things done while in the ...

    Topics: judgment

    The Judge

    Posted on Mar 8, 2022
    Read “After this I looked, and there before me was a door standing open in heaven. And the voice I had first heard speaking to me like a trumpet ...

    Topics: judgment, evil

    The Security of Eternity

    Posted on Mar 7, 2022
    Read “He has also set eternity in the hearts of men….” Ecclesiastes 3:11 Think The Bible tells us that everyone has at least a cursory understanding ...

    Topics: salvation, eternity, eternal life

    Ever Ready

    Posted on Mar 6, 2022
    Read “For the Lord Himself will come down from heaven, with a loud command, with the voice of the archangel and with the trumpet call of God, and the ...

    Topics: death, hope

    Light v. Darkness

    Posted on Mar 5, 2022
    Read John 3:16-21, “For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have ...

    Topics: evangelism, darkness, light, personal evangelism

    A Mystery Revealed

    Posted on Mar 4, 2022
    Read Colossians 1:26-29, “The mystery that has been kept hidden for ages and generations, but is now disclosed to the Lord’s people. To them, God has ...

    Topics: purpose, mystery

    Reversal of Fortune

    Posted on Mar 3, 2022
    Read Ephesians 2:1-7, “And you He made alive, who were dead in trespasses and sins, in which you once walked according to the course of this world, ...

    Topics: power, providence, freedom, surrender

    The Choice is Yours

    Posted on Mar 2, 2022
    Read Isaiah 53:6, “We all, like sheep, have gone astray, each of us has turned to our own way; and the LORD has laid on him the iniquity of us all.” ...

    Topics: freedom, free will, humanity

    Fearfully and Wonderfully Made

    Posted on Mar 1, 2022
    Read Psalm 139:13-16, “For You created my inmost being; You knit me together in my mother’s womb. I praise You because I am fearfully and wonderfully ...

    Topics: creation

    The Greatest Love Story of All Time

    Posted on Feb 28, 2022
    Read Romans 8:35, 37, 39, “Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? Shall trouble or hardship or persecution or famine or nakedness or danger ...

    Topics: love, unconditional love

    A Balanced Perspective

    Posted on Feb 27, 2022
    Read Hebrews 3:13-14, “But encourage one another daily, as long as it is called ‘Today,’ so that none of you may be hardened by sin’s deceitfulness. ...

    Topics: Christian living, personal evangelism

    Storm Ready

    Posted on Feb 26, 2022
    Read Ephesians 5:15-16, “Be very careful, then, how you live—not as unwise but as wise, making the most of every opportunity, because the days are ...

    Topics: trials and tribulations, storms

    Home

    Posted on Feb 25, 2022
    Read Philippians 3:20, “Our citizenship is in heaven, and from it we await a Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ.” John 14:3, “And if I go and prepare a ...

    Topics: home, sojourners, world

    “I’ll Be Praying for You!”

    Posted on Feb 24, 2022
    Read Ephesians 6:18, “And pray in the Spirit on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests. With this in mind, be alert and always keep on ...

    Topics: prayer, intercessory prayer

    Signs

    Posted on Feb 23, 2022
    Read Matthew 24:42,44, “Therefore keep watch, because you do not know on what day your Lord will come. … So you also must be ready, because the Son ...

    Topics: signs and wonders, passion, end times

    Raptured

    Posted on Feb 22, 2022
    Read 1 Thessalonians 4:16-18, “For the Lord Himself will come down from heaven, with a loud command, with the voice of the archangel and with the ...

    Topics: end times, rapture

    The Big Reveal

    Posted on Feb 21, 2022
    Read Revelation 1:3, “Blessed is the one who reads aloud the words of this prophecy, and blessed are those who hear it and take to heart what is ...

    Topics: revelation, end times

    We are One

    Posted on Feb 20, 2022
    Read 1 Corinthians 12:27, “All of you together are Christ’s body, and each of you is a part of it.” Hebrews 10:24-25, “And let us consider how we may ...

    Topics: worship, friendship, unity, church

    A Wife of Noble Character

    Posted on Feb 18, 2022
    Read Proverbs 31:10, “A wife of noble character who can find? She is worth far more than rubies.”
 Think Truth time! Have you ever caught yourself ...

    Topics: marriage, womanhood, wife, Psalm 31

    Husbands…

    Posted on Feb 17, 2022
    Read Ephesians 5:25-30, “Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ loved the church and gave Himself up for her to make her holy, cleansing her by ...

    Topics: marriage, cherish

    Wives…

    Posted on Feb 16, 2022
    Read Ephesians 5:22-24, “Wives, submit yourselves to your own husbands as you do to the Lord. For the husband is the head of the wife as Christ is ...

    Topics: obedience, marriage, submission, womanhood

    Look Like God!

    Posted on Feb 15, 2022
    Read Ephesians 5:21, “Submit to one another as you would out of reverence for Christ.” Philippians 2:5–8, “In your relationships with one another, ...

    Topics: submission

    Man Up!

    Posted on Feb 14, 2022
    Read Ephesians 5:23, “For the husband is the head of the wife even as Christ is the head of the church, His body, of which He is the Savior.” ...

    Topics: parenting, fatherhood

    This is How We Know

    Posted on Feb 13, 2022
    Read 1 John 3:16, “This is how we know what love is: Jesus laid down his life for us.” Think We say things like, “I love ice cream,” “I’m in love ...

    Topics: unconditional love

    Technoference

    Posted on Feb 12, 2022
    Read Romans 12:2, “ Don’t copy the behavior and customs of this world, but let God transform you into a new person by changing the way you think. ...

    Topics: marriage, technology

    Caution Tape

    Posted on Feb 11, 2022
    Read John 14:21, “Those who accept My commandments and obey them are the ones who love Me. And because they love Me, My Father will love them. And I ...

    Topics: obedience, relationships, marriage, boundaries

    I’m Sorry

    Posted on Feb 10, 2022
    Read Ephesians 4:26, “In your anger do not sin. Do not let the sun go down while you’re still angry.” Ephesians 4:32, “Be kind and compassionate to ...

    Topics: marriage, regret, compassion

    Worth the Fight

    Posted on Feb 9, 2022
    Read Hebrews 13:4, “Marriage should be honored by all, and the marriage bed kept pure…” Think Anything worth having is worth working for. Whether ...

    Topics: marriage

    Mundane Matters

    Posted on Feb 8, 2022
    Read Colossians 4:12, “Epaphras, who is one of you, a servant of Christ Jesus, greets you, always struggling on your behalf in his prayers, that you ...

    Topics: love, character, impact

    Family Matters

    Posted on Feb 7, 2022
    Read Joshua 24:15, “But if serving the Lord seems undesirable to you, then choose for yourselves this day whom you will serve, whether the gods your ...

    Topics: family, conflict

    The Scent of Salvation

    Posted on Feb 6, 2022
    Read 2 Corinthians 2:15, “For we are to God the pleasing aroma of Christ among those who are being saved and those who are perishing.” Think What is ...

    Topics: personal evangelism

    Know-No’s

    Posted on Feb 5, 2022
    Read Romans 12:10, “Love each other with genuine affection, and take delight in honoring each other.” 1 Corinthians 13:4-5, “Love is patient and ...

    Topics: love, marriage, busyness

    You Got ‘Em, Now Keep ‘Em!

    Posted on Feb 4, 2022
    Read 1 Corinthians 7:3-4, “The husband should fulfill his marital duty to his wife, and likewise the wife to her husband. The wife’s body does not ...

    Topics: marriage, encouragement

    Let’s Talk About Sex

    Posted on Feb 3, 2022
    Read 1 Corinthians 7:5, “Do not deprive each other except perhaps by mutual consent and for a time, so that you may devote yourselves to prayer. Then ...

    Topics: marriage, sex

    Worth the Wait

    Posted on Feb 2, 2022
    Read Song of Solomon 8:6-7, “…Love flashes like fire, the brightest kind of flame. Many waters cannot quench love, nor can rivers drown it. If a man ...

    Topics: intimacy, abstinence, sex

    First Comes Love

    Posted on Feb 1, 2022
    Read Mark 10:9, “Therefore what God has joined together, let no one separate.” Think “First comes love…” Do you remember your first date? The ...

    Topics: love, marriage, romance

    Formula for Success

    Posted on Jan 31, 2022
    Read Genesis 2:24, “That is why a man leaves his father and mother and is united to his wife, and they become one flesh.” Think Have you ever ...

    Topics: marriage, cross

    Click “Cancel” on Cancel

    Posted on Jan 30, 2022
    Read 1 Corinthians 7:10-11, “To the married I give this command (not I, but the Lord): A wife must not separate from her husband… And a husband must ...

    Topics: marriage, cancel culture

    R-E-S-P-E-C-T

    Posted on Jan 29, 2022
    Read Ephesians 5:33, “However, each one of you also must love his wife as he loves himself, and the wife must respect her husband.” Think A healthy ...

    Topics: marriage, respect

    WHAT is the Real Issue?

    Posted on Jan 28, 2022
    Read Ephesians 4:29, “Let no corrupting talk come out of your mouths, but only such as is good for building up, as fits the occasion, that it may ...

    Topics: marriage

    Drop the Anvil

    Posted on Jan 27, 2022
    Read Matthew 6:14-15, “For if you forgive other people when they sin against you, your heavenly Father will also forgive you. But if you do not ...

    Topics: betrayal

    We’re All in the Same Boat!

    Posted on Jan 26, 2022
    Read Hebrews 6:19, “We have this hope as an anchor for the soul, firm and secure…” Think You own a million-dollar yacht. You are near an island that ...

    Topics: trials and tribulations

    Self-LESS, Serve MORE

    Posted on Jan 25, 2022
    Read Philippians 2:3-4, “Do nothing from selfishness or empty conceit, but with humility of mind regard one another as more important than ...

    Topics: marriage, serving, selfishness, selfless, service

    Staying Power

    Posted on Jan 24, 2022
    Read Ephesians 4:26-27, “If you are angry, don’t sin by nursing your grudge. Don’t let the sun go down with you still angry — get over it quickly; ...

    Topics: time management, marriage

    Say Something Nice!

    Posted on Jan 23, 2022
    Read Proverbs 15:1, “A gentle answer deflects anger, but harsh words make tempers flare.” Ephesians 4:29, “Don’t use foul or abusive language. Let ...

    Topics: truth, speech

    Truth and Love

    Posted on Jan 22, 2022
    Read Ephesians 4:15, 25, “Speaking the truth in love, we will grow to become in every respect the mature body of him who is the head, that is, ...

    Topics: love, truth, relationships, marriage

    Holes in the Fence

    Posted on Jan 21, 2022
    Read Romans 5:10, “For if, while we were God’s enemies, we were reconciled to Him through the death of his Son, how much more, having been ...

    Topics: anger, temper

    Go the Speed Limit!

    Posted on Jan 20, 2022
    Read James 1:19, “My dear brothers and sisters, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak…” Think Long school zones are ...

    Topics: listening

    Applause From Heaven

    Posted on Jan 19, 2022
    Read Psalm 19:14, “Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable in Your sight, O Lord, my rock and my redeemer.” Think “Our ...

    Topics: communication

    Word Power

    Posted on Jan 18, 2022
    Read Proverbs 18:21, “The tongue has the power of life and death, and those who love it will eat its fruit.” Think “Words have the power of life and ...

    Topics: speech, words

    Speech Therapy

    Posted on Jan 17, 2022
    Read Proverbs 21:23, “He who watches over his mouth and his tongue keeps his soul from troubles.” Think As children, we’re taught to recite: “Sticks ...

    Topics: speech

    The Power of His Presence

    Posted on Jan 16, 2022
    Read Psalm 16:11, “You make known to me the path of life; in your presence, there is fullness of joy; at your right hand are pleasures forevermore.” ...

    Topics: marriage

    Wholly Happy or Holy, Holy

    Posted on Jan 15, 2022
    Read 1 Peter 1:15, “But as He who called you is holy, you also be holy in all your conduct.” Isaiah 35:8, “And there will be a highway called the Way ...

    Topics: happiness, holiness

    Gospel Life

    Posted on Jan 14, 2022
    Read Philippians 1:21, “For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain.” Galatians 2:20, “I have been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who ...

    Topics: sin, hypocrisy

    Look Back

    Posted on Jan 13, 2022
    Read Revelation 2:5, “Think about where you have fallen from, and then turn back and do as you did at first.” Think There are moments in life that we ...

    Topics: remember, confidence

    Look In

    Posted on Jan 12, 2022
    Read 2 Corinthians 13:5 “Look closely at yourselves. Test yourselves to see if you are living in the faith. Don’t you realize that Christ Jesus is in ...

    Topics: providence, plans

    Look Like God

    Posted on Jan 11, 2022
    Read 1 Samuel 16:7, “God doesn’t look at what people see. People judge by what is on the outside, but the Lord looks at the heart.” Think Looking ...

    Topics: judging, appearance

    God’s Seven-Sense Plan for Woman and Man

    Posted on Jan 10, 2022
    Read Genesis 2:24, ” Therefore a man leaves his father and his mother and cleaves to his wife, and they become one flesh.” Think When nearly 50% of ...

    Topics: marriage

    Re-Creation

    Posted on Jan 9, 2022
    Read Revelation 1:3, “Blessed is the one who reads aloud the words of this prophecy, and blessed are those who hear it and take to heart what is ...

    Topics: creation

    THE Book

    Posted on Jan 8, 2022
    Read 1 Timothy 3:16-17 (MSG), “There’s nothing like the written Word of God for showing you the way to salvation through faith in Christ Jesus. Every ...

    Topics: God's Word, scripture, Bible study

    Just a Page

    Posted on Jan 7, 2022
    Read Hebrews 9:16-17 (MSG), “His death marked the transition from the old plan to the new one, canceling the old obligations and accompanying sins, ...

    Topics: silence

    The Cross

    Posted on Jan 6, 2022
    Read 1 Corinthians 1:18, “For the message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of ...

    Topics: sin, justice

    The Case of Christ

    Posted on Jan 5, 2022
    Read Matthew 28:18, “Then Jesus came to them and said, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me.” Think “Jesus is our ultimate ...

    Topics: authority, Gospel

    Looking in the Right Direction

    Posted on Jan 5, 2022
    Read 1 Samuel 8:21-22, “When Samuel heard all that the people said, he repeated it before the Lord. The Lord answered, ‘Listen to them and give them ...

    Topics: trials and tribulations, healing

    Everywhere Under the Rainbow

    Posted on Jan 4, 2022
    Read Genesis 7:1-10:32 1 Chronicles 1:1-23 Think Genesis 9:12-15, “Then God said, ‘I am giving you a sign of My covenant with you, and with all ...

    Topics: love, covenant, Noah, flood

    Choose This Day!

    Posted on Jan 3, 2022
    Read Joshua 24:15, “Choose for yourselves this day whom you will serve…. But as for me and my household, we will serve the Lord.” Think “A great life ...

    Topics: loyalty, steadfastness

    Just Do It!

    Posted on Jan 2, 2022
    Read Genesis 17:9, “Then God said to Abraham, “As for you, you must keep my covenant, you and your descendants after you for the generations to ...

    Topics: calling, spiritual gifts

    In the Beginning

    Posted on Jan 1, 2022
    Read Genesis 1-3 Think Genesis 1:1, “In the beginning God created…” Genesis 1:31, “God saw all that He had made, and it was very good.” For just a ...

    Topics: creation

    The Ultimate Fighter

    Posted on Dec 31, 2021
    Read Rev 19:1-22:21 “I saw heaven standing open and there before me was a white horse, whose rider is called Faithful and True.” Revelation 19:11 ...

    Topics: end times

    Let’s Clear Up the Confusion!

    Posted on Dec 30, 2021
    Read Revelation 15:1-18:24 Revelation 15:3-4, “Great and marvelous are your deeds, Lord God Almighty. Just and true are Your ways, King of the ...

    Topics: end times

    Too Legit to Quit

    Posted on Dec 29, 2021
    Read Revelation 11:1-14:20 Revelation 14:12, “This calls for patient endurance on the part of the people of God who keep his commands and remain ...

    Topics: heaven, hope, endurance

    Ready to Celebrate?

    Posted on Dec 28, 2021
    Read Revelation 7:1-10:11 Revelation 7:9, “After this, I looked, and there before me was a great multitude that no one could count, from every ...

    Topics: evangelism, witnessing

    Stay Off the Fence!

    Posted on Dec 27, 2021
    Read Revelation 3:1-6:17 Revelation 3:16, “But since you are like lukewarm water, neither hot nor cold, I will spit you out of My mouth!” Think Our ...

    Topics: commitment, lukewarm

    The Big Reveal

    Posted on Dec 26, 2021
    Read Jude 1:1-25 Revelation 1:1-2:29 Revelation 1:3, “Blessed is the one who reads aloud the words of this prophecy, and blessed are those who hear ...

    Topics: revelation, prophecy

    A View From the Top

    Posted on Dec 25, 2021
    Read 1 John 4:7-5:21 2 John 1:1-13 3 John 1:1-15 1 John 4:9-10, 18, “This is how God showed his love among us: He sent his one and only Son into the ...

    Topics: love, Christmas

    Hello, My Name Is…

    Posted on Dec 24, 2021
    Read 1 John 1:1-4:6 1 John 3:1, “How great is the love the Father has lavished upon us, that we should be called children of God! And that is what we ...

    Topics: creation, purpose

    Dancing in the Rain

    Posted on Dec 23, 2021
    Read 1 Peter 5:12-14 2 Peter1:1-3:18 2 Peter 3:8-9, “With the Lord a day is like a thousand years, and a thousand years are like a day. The Lord is ...

    Topics: faith, patience, promise, faithfulness

    Worship or Waste?

    Posted on Dec 22, 2021
    Read 1 Peter 2:4-5:11 1 Peter 4:10-11, “Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others, as faithful stewards of God’s grace ...

    Topics: spiritual gifts, ability

    Following the Faithful

    Posted on Dec 21, 2021
    Read Hebrews 13:1-25 1 Peter 1:1-2:3 Hebrews 13:7-8 “Appreciate your pastoral leaders who gave you the Word of God. Take a good look at the way they ...

    Topics: influence, encouragement, faithfulness

    This Race Called Life

    Posted on Dec 20, 2021
    Read Hebrews 11:1-12:29 Hebrews 12:1-3, “Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that ...

    Topics: transformation, commitment, healing

    Life’s Highway

    Posted on Dec 19, 2021
    Read Hebrews 8:1-10:39 Hebrews 10:25, “Let us not give up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but let us encourage one another – and ...

    Topics: church, community

    Sink Your Teeth In!

    Posted on Dec 18, 2021
    Read Hebrews 4:14-7:28 Hebrews 5:13-14, “Anyone who lives on milk, being still an infant, is not acquainted with the teaching about righteousness. ...

    Topics: obedience, learning

    Rest Up

    Posted on Dec 17, 2021
    Read 2 Timothy 4:19-22 Hebrews 1:1-4:13 Hebrews 4:1 “Therefore, since the promise of entering His rest still stands, let us be careful that none of ...

    Topics: focus

    A Must-Read Bestseller!

    Posted on Dec 16, 2021
    Read 2 Timothy 2:1-4:18 2 Timothy 3:16-17, “All Scripture is inspired by God and is useful to teach us what is true and to make us realize what is ...

    Topics: God's Word, scripture, Bible study

    Lead By Example

    Posted on Dec 15, 2021
    Read 1 Timothy 6:11-21 Titus 1:1-3:15 2 Timothy 1:1-18 Titus 2:7-8, “In everything set them an example by doing what is good. In your teaching show ...

    Topics: hope, integrity, Titus, godliness

    Invest in the Best!

    Posted on Dec 14, 2021
    Read 1 Timothy 3:1-6:10 1 Timothy 6:7, “For we brought nothing into this world, and we can take nothing out of it.” Think To” invest” is to knowingly ...

    Topics: serving, church, service

    Not Today, Satan!

    Posted on Dec 13, 2021
    Read James 4:1-5:20 1 Timothy 1:1-2:15 James 4:7-8, “Submit yourselves, then, to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you. Come near to God ...

    Topics: temptation

    Tip of the Iceberg

    Posted on Dec 12, 2021
    Read James 1:1-3:18 James 1:19-20, “My dear brothers and sisters, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to ...

    Topics: emotion, listening, self-control

    The Premise of the Promise

    Posted on Dec 11, 2021
    Read Philippians 2:12-4:23 The Premise: Philippians 4:18, “I have received full payment and have more than enough. I am amply supplied, now that I ...

    Topics: promise, generosity, giving

    I Can’t Change!

    Posted on Dec 10, 2021
    Read Philemon 1:1-25 Philippians1:1-2:11 Philippians 1:6, “I am certain that God, who began the good work within you, will continue His work until it ...

    Topics: transformation, confession, transparency

    Show Me, Help Me, Use Me

    Posted on Dec 9, 2021
    Read Colossians 1:24-4:18 Colossians 3:23, “Whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord and not for men.” Think We have two choices every day: We ...

    Topics: witnessing, service

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