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Ed Young Devotionals

    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

    Suit Up

    Posted on Dec 8, 2021
    Read Ephesians 5:15-6:24 Colossians 1:1-23 Ephesians 6:13, “Therefore put on the full armor of God, so that when the day of evil comes, you may be ...

    Live Original

    Posted on Dec 7, 2021
    Read Acts 28:1-31 Ephesians 1:1-2:22 Ephesians 2:10, “For we are God’s handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in ...

    Topics: joy, jealousy, discontentment

    Truth Way and Love Street

    Posted on Dec 7, 2021
    Read Ephesians 3:1-5:14 Ephesians 4:15, “Instead, we will speak the truth in love, growing in every way more and more like Christ…” Think Do you ever ...

    Topics: love, truth

    Peace. Comfort. Joy.

    Posted on Dec 5, 2021
    Read Acts 27:1-44 Acts 27:20-22, “When neither sun nor stars appeared for many days and the storm continued raging, we finally gave up all hope of ...

    Topics: joy, peace, comfort

    Maybe Later…

    Posted on Dec 4, 2021
    Read Acts 24:1-26:32 Acts 24:25, “As Paul talked about righteousness, self-control and the judgment to come, Felix was afraid and said, ‘That’s ...

    Topics: salvation, eternity, abundance

    Mission Possible

    Posted on Dec 3, 2021
    Read Acts 21:37-23:35 Acts 23:11, “That night the Lord appeared to Paul and said, ‘Be encouraged, Paul. Just as you have been a witness to Me here in ...

    Topics: missions, mission

    It’s Nice to be Missed!

    Posted on Dec 2, 2021
    Read Acts 20:13-21:36 Acts 20:32,36-38, “And now I entrust you to God and the message of his grace that is able to build you up and give you an ...

    Topics: remember, legacy

    Accept It, You’re Weak!

    Posted on Dec 1, 2021
    Read 2 Corinthians11:1-13:13 Acts 20:7-12 2 Corinthians 12:9, “Each time He said, ‘My grace is all you need. My power works best in weakness.’ So now ...

    Topics: transformation, power, weakness

    Love in Action

    Posted on Nov 30, 2021
    Read 2 Corinthians 6:14-10:18 2 Corinthians 9:7, “So let each one give as he purposes in his heart, not grudgingly or of necessity; for God loves a ...

    Topics: emotion, love

    Steady in the Storm

    Posted on Nov 29, 2021
    Read 2 Corinthians 2:5-6:13 2 Corinthians 4:8-9, “We are hard-pressed on every side, but not crushed; perplexed, but not in despair; persecuted, but ...

    Topics: trials and tribulations, storms, troubles

    Flip the Script

    Posted on Nov 28, 2021
    Read Romans 15:1-16:27 2 Corinthians 1:1-2:4 Romans 15:13, “May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in Him, so that you may ...

    Topics: salvation, perspective

    Screen Time

    Posted on Nov 27, 2021
    Read Romans 11:1-14:23 Romans 12:1-2, “Therefore, I urge you, brothers, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as living sacrifices, holy and ...

    Topics: discernment, renewal

    One By One

    Posted on Nov 26, 2021
    Read Romans 8:18-10:21 Romans 8:34-37, “Christ Jesus who died — more than that, who was raised to life — at the right hand of God and is also ...

    Topics: prayer, fear

    Incomparable Glory

    Posted on Nov 25, 2021
    Read Romans 5:1-8:17 Romans 8:17-18, “Now if we are children, then we are heirs — heirs of God and co-heirs with Christ, if indeed we share in His ...

    Topics: joy, suffering, glory

    Well, He Is!

    Posted on Nov 24, 2021
    Read Romans 2:1-4:25 Romans 3:15-18, “Their feet are swift to shed blood; ruin and misery mark their ways and the way of peace they do not know. ...

    Topics: fear, holiness

    Just Look Around!

    Posted on Nov 23, 2021
    Read 1 Corinthians 16:1-24 Acts19:21-20:6 Romans 1:1-32 Romans 1:20, “For since the creation of the world God’s invisible qualities — His eternal ...

    Topics: creation, image

    Who Are “THEY”?

    Posted on Nov 22, 2021
    Read 1 Corinthians 14:1-15:58 1 Corinthians 15:33, “Do not be misled: Bad company corrupts good character.” Think Have you ever been guilty by ...

    Topics: church

    A Single Starfish

    Posted on Nov 21, 2021
    Read 1 Corinthians 11:2-13:13 1 Corinthians 12:5-6, “There are different kinds of service, but the same Lord. There are different kinds of working, ...

    Topics: evangelism

    Greater Than Gold

    Posted on Nov 20, 2021
    Read 1 Corinthians 8:1-11:1 1 Corinthians 10:31, “Therefore, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God.” Think The ...

    Topics: holiness, holy, perfection

    A Healthier You

    Posted on Nov 19, 2021
    Read 1 Corinthians 4:1-7:40 1 Corinthians 6:19, “Do you not know that your bodies are temples of the Holy Spirit, who is in you, whom you have ...

    Topics: health, healthy living

    Don’t Forget to Ask!

    Posted on Nov 18, 2021
    Read Acts 18:24-19:20 1 Corinthians 1:1-3:23 1 Corinthians 1:21, “For since, in the wisdom of God, the world through wisdom did not know God, it ...

    Topics: wisdom, transformation

    Power Steering

    Posted on Nov 17, 2021
    Read 1 Thessalonians 5:12-28 2 Thessalonians 1:1-3:18 Acts 18:4-23 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18, “Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, give thanks in all ...

    Topics: alignment

    Image is Everything!

    Posted on Nov 16, 2021
    Read Acts 17:16-18:3 1 Thessalonians 1:1-5:11 2 Thessalonians 1:1-3:18 Acts 17:26-28, “From one man He made every nation of men, that they should ...

    Topics: faith, reflect

    Get In!

    Posted on Nov 15, 2021
    Read Acts 15:22-17:15 Acts 16:31, “Believe in the Lord Jesus and you will be saved.” Think Countless action movies have “cliffhanger moments.” ...

    Topics: salvation, surrender

    Rate Your “R”

    Posted on Nov 14, 2021
    Read Galatians 3:24-6:18 Acts 15:1-21 Galatians 6:5, “You must each accept the responsibilities that are yours.” Think “Hardworking, honest, ...

    Topics: responsibility

    Don’t Miss the Obvious

    Posted on Nov 13, 2021
    Read Acts 14:21-28 Galatians 1:1-3:23 Galatians 2:20, “I have been crucified with Christ and I no longer live, but Christ lives in me. The life I ...

    Topics: truth, dwelling

    Why the Surprise?

    Posted on Nov 12, 2021
    Read Acts 12:6-14:20 Acts 12:11-16, “Peter finally came to his senses. ‘It’s really true!’ he said. ‘The Lord has sent his angel and saved me from ...

    Topics: prayer, miracle

    It’s Time For a Change!

    Posted on Nov 11, 2021
    Read Acts 10:1-12:5 Acts 11:9, 17-18, “‘The voice spoke from heaven a second time, “Do not call anything impure that God has made clean.” … So if God ...

    Topics: transformation, surrender

    Wasn’t Expecting That…

    Posted on Nov 10, 2021
    Read Acts 8:1-9:43 Acts 9:1, 3-6, “Meanwhile, Saul was uttering threats with every breath and was eager to kill the Lord’s followers. … As he was ...

    Topics: providence, Saul, Paul

    Take a Stand!

    Posted on Nov 9, 2021
    Read Acts 6:1-8:1 Acts 7:51-53, “You stiff-necked people! Your hearts and ears are still uncircumcised. You are just like your ancestors: You always ...

    Topics: anger, evangelism, opposition

    Can’t Stop. Won’t Stop!

    Posted on Nov 8, 2021
    Read Acts 3:1-5:42 Acts 5:27-29, 42, “The apostles were brought in … to be questioned by the high priest. ‘We gave you strict orders not to teach in ...

    Topics: faith, bravery, encouragement, apologetics

    A Word of Warning

    Posted on Nov 7, 2021
    Read Mark 16:19-20 Luke 24:50-53 Acts 1:1-2:47 Acts 2:40-41, “With many other words he warned them; and he pleaded with them, ‘Save yourselves from ...

    Topics: warning, Peter, pentecost

    Go!

    Posted on Nov 6, 2021
    Read Luke 24:13-49 Mark 16:12-18 John 20:19-21:25 Matthew 28:16-20 Matthew 28:19-20, “Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them ...

    Topics: discipleship, salvation, baptism

    Resurrection Power

    Posted on Nov 5, 2021
    Read Mark 15:42-16:11 Matthew 27:57-61 Luke 23:50-24:12 John 19:38-20:18 Matthew 27:65-66, “‘Take a guard,’ Pilate answered. ‘Go, make the tomb as ...

    Topics: power, Resurrection, Pharisee

    We Can Only Imagine

    Posted on Nov 4, 2021
    Read Mark15:21-41 Matthew 27:32-56 Luke 23:26-49 John 19:17-37 Luke 23:44-46, “It was now about noon, and darkness came over the whole land until ...

    Topics: heaven, grace, holiness

    Hope Prevails

    Posted on Nov 3, 2021
    Read Mark 15:2-20 Matthew 27:11-31 Luke 23:1-25 John 18:28-19:16 Matthew 27:19-25, “…as Pilate was sitting on the judgment seat, his wife sent him ...

    Topics: power, hope, Jesus

    From Misstep to Next Step

    Posted on Nov 2, 2021
    Read Mark 14:53-15:1 Matthew 26:57-27:10 Luke 22:54-71 John 18:25-27 Matthew 26:74-75, “Then he began to curse and swear, saying, ‘I do not know the ...

    Topics: grace, forgiveness, mistakes

    Pour Your Heart Out

    Posted on Nov 1, 2021
    Read John 18:1-24 Mark 14:32-52 Matthew 26:36-56 Luke 22:39-53 Matthew 26:39, “Going a little farther, He fell with His face to the ground and ...

    Topics: prayer, peace, vulnerability

    Unite!

    Posted on Oct 31, 2021
    Read John 15:18-17:26 John 17:20-21, 23 “My prayer is not for them alone. I pray also for those who will believe in Me through their message, that ...

    Topics: peace, unity, communication

    It’s Not Rocket Science

    Posted on Oct 30, 2021
    Read John 13:31-15:17 Mark 14:27-31 Matthew 26:31-35 Luke 22:31-38 John 14:23, “Jesus replied, ‘If anyone loves Me, he will keep My word. My Father ...

    Topics: salvation, following, surrender, Jesus

    When Betrayal Comes a Knockin’

    Posted on Oct 29, 2021
    Read Mark 14:1-2, 10-26 Matthew 26:1-5, 14-30 Luke 22:1-30 John 13:1-30 Matthew 26:20-21, “When it was evening, Jesus sat down at the table with the ...

    Topics: forgiveness, betrayal, Judas

    Sheep and Goats

    Posted on Oct 28, 2021
    Read Mark 13:32-37 Matthew 24:36-25:46 Luke 21:34-38 Matthew 25:32-34, 41, “All the nations will be gathered before Him, and He will separate the ...

    Topics: shepherd, salvation, Good Shepherd

    Take Heart

    Posted on Oct 27, 2021
    Read Mark 13:1-31 Matthew 24:1-35 Luke 21:5-33 Luke 21:7, “‘Teacher,’ they asked, ‘when will all this happen? What sign will show us that these ...

    Topics: trials and tribulations, peace, fear

    All In!

    Posted on Oct 26, 2021
    Read Mark 12:28-44 Matthew 22:34-23:39 Luke 20:41-21:4 Luke 21:3-4, “‘Truly I tell you,’ He said, ‘this poor widow has put in more than all the ...

    Topics: generosity, tithe, treasure

    The Loaded Question

    Posted on Oct 25, 2021
    Read Matthew 21:28-22:33 Mark 12:1-27 Luke 20:9-40 Luke 20:20-26, “Keeping a close watch on Him, they sent spies, who pretended to be sincere. They ...

    Topics: wisdom, authority, Jesus

    Fig Tree Faith

    Posted on Oct 24, 2021
    Read John 12:37-50 Mark 11:12-33 Matthew 21:12-27 Luke 19:45-48, 20:1-8 Mark 11:12-14, “The next morning as they were leaving Bethany, Jesus was ...

    Topics: faith, worship, fruit of the Spirit

    Faithful or Faith Fool?

    Posted on Oct 23, 2021
    Read Mark 14:3-9, 11:1-11 Matthew 26:6-13, 21:1-11 John 12:1-36 Luke 19:28-44 John 12:3-5, “Mary, therefore, took a pound of expensive ointment made ...

    Topics: selfishness, Mary, Judas, focused

    Friend of Sinners

    Posted on Oct 22, 2021
    Read Matthew 20:1-34 Luke 18:31-19:27 Luke 19:10, “The Son of Man came to seek and save the lost.” Think Zacchaeus, the chief tax collector, was ...

    Topics: love, salvation, forgiveness, Jesus

    Plug In

    Posted on Oct 21, 2021
    Read Luke 18:9-30 Mark 10:1-31 Matthew 19:1-30 Luke 18:27, “What is impossible with man is possible with God.” Think In the midst of an ever-changing ...

    Topics: power, purpose, hope

    There’s No Way!

    Posted on Oct 20, 2021
    Read John 11:38-57 Luke 17:11-18:8 John 11:39-40,” ‘Roll the stone aside,’ Jesus told them. But Martha, the dead man’s sister, protested, ‘Lord, he ...

    Topics: power, glory, Lazarus

    Homecoming

    Posted on Oct 19, 2021
    Read Luke 14:25-17:10 John 11:1-37 Luke 15:20, “But while he was still a long way off, his father saw him and was filled with compassion for him; he ...

    Topics: forgiveness, prodigal son, prodigal

    Are You Sure?

    Posted on Oct 18, 2021
    Read John 10:1-42 Luke 13:22-14:24 Luke 13:24-25, “Make every effort to enter through the narrow door, because many, I tell you, will try to enter ...

    Topics: salvation, assurance

    Seeing is Believing!

    Posted on Oct 17, 2021
    Read Luke 12:35-13:21 John 9:1-41 John 9:3-5, “Neither this man nor his parents sinned,’ said Jesus, ‘but this happened so that the works of God ...

    Topics: glory, miracle, sight, seeing

    Now is the Time!

    Posted on Oct 16, 2021
    Read Luke 11:14-12:34 Luke 12:20, “But God said to him… ‘This very night your life will be demanded from you.’” Think We pay bills on time to avoid ...

    Topics: heaven, death, salvation, hell

    Love Your Neighbor

    Posted on Oct 15, 2021
    Read John 8:21-59 Luke 10:1-11:13 Luke 10:30-33, “Jesus said, ‘A man was going down from Jerusalem to Jericho, when he was attacked by robbers. They ...

    Topics: neighbor, generosity, helping others, good Samaritan

    In God’s Eyes

    Posted on Oct 14, 2021
    Read John 7:1-8:20 Luke 9:51-62 Matthew 8:18-22 John 8: 3-11, “The teachers of the law and the Pharisees brought in a woman caught in adultery. They ...

    Topics: love, judgment, frustration, disappointment

    Less of Me

    Posted on Oct 13, 2021
    Read Mark 9:14-50 Matthew 17:14-18:35 Luke 9:37-50 Luke 9:48, “Whoever welcomes this little child in My name welcomes Me; and whoever welcomes Me ...

    Topics: humility, crucifixion

    Three of a Kind

    Posted on Oct 12, 2021
    Read Mark 8:22-9:13 Matthew 16:13-28, 17:1-13 Luke 9:18-36 Matthew 17:5, “A voice from the cloud said, ‘This is My Son whom I dearly love. I am very ...

    Topics: parenting, communication

    “But Even…”

    Posted on Oct 11, 2021
    Read Mark 7:24-37 Matthew 15:21-16:12, 8:1-21 Mark 7:25-29, “Right away a woman who had heard about him came and fell at his feet. Her little girl ...

    Topics: faith, trials and tribulations, humility

    Fed on the Ultimate Bread

    Posted on Oct 10, 2021
    Read John 6:22-71 Mark 7:1-23 Matthew 15:1-20 John 6:35, “Then Jesus declared, ‘I am the bread of life. He who comes to me will never go hungry, and ...

    Topics: obedience, evangelism, spiritual disciplines, spiritual food

    More Than Enough

    Posted on Oct 9, 2021
    Read Luke 9:7-17 Mark 6:14-56 Matthew 14:1-36 John 6:1-21 Matthew 14:20, “They all ate and were satisfied, and the disciples picked up twelve ...

    Topics: miracle, insecurity, challenges, sufficient, insufficient

    Sight to the Blind

    Posted on Oct 8, 2021
    Read Matthew 9:27-10:42, 13:53-58 Mark 6:1-13 Luke 9:1-6 Matthew 9:29-30a, “Then He touched their eyes and said, ‘According to your faith let it be ...

    Topics: miracle, vision, healing

    A Touch of Faith

    Posted on Oct 7, 2021
    Read Mark 5:1-43 Matthew 8:28-34, 9:18-26 Luke 8:26-56 Matthew 9:20-21, “…a woman who had been sick for twelve years with internal bleeding came up ...

    Topics: faith, faithfulness, touch

    Seasick

    Posted on Oct 6, 2021
    Read Matthew 13:10-52, 8:23-27 Luke 8:9-18, 22-25 Mark 4:21-41 Mark 4:39, “He got up, rebuked the wind and said to the waves, ‘Quiet! Be still!’ Then ...

    Topics: storms

    The Crowded Heart

    Posted on Oct 5, 2021
    Read Luke 8:1-8, 19-21 Mark 3:20-35, 4:1-20 Matthew 12:22-50, 13:1-9 Matthew 13:7, 22, “Other seed fell among thorns, which grew up and choked the ...

    Topics: heart

    Expectations vs. Reality

    Posted on Oct 4, 2021
    Read Matthew 8:5-13, 11:1-30 Luke 7:1-50 Luke 7: 18-19, 21-23, “The disciples of John the Baptist told John about everything Jesus was doing. So John ...

    Topics: John the Baptist, expectations, disappointment

    Yank the Plank

    Posted on Oct 3, 2021
    Read Matthew 6:5-7:29 Luke 6:37-49 Matthew 7:1-5, “Do not judge, or you too will be judged. For in the same way you judge others, you will be judged, ...

    Topics: hypocrisy

    Son Exposure

    Posted on Oct 2, 2021
    Read Mark 3:7-19 Luke 6:12-36 Matthew 5:1-6:4 Matthew 5:14-16, “You are the light of the world. A town built on a hill cannot be hidden. Neither do ...

    Topics: evangelism, witnessing, light

    Shake Things Up!

    Posted on Oct 1, 2021
    Read John 5:1-47 Mark 2:23-3:6 Matthew 12:1-21 Luke 6:1-11 Luke 6:9-11, “Then Jesus said to them, ‘I ask you, which is lawful on the Sabbath: to do ...

    Topics: holy, healing, Pharisee, Sabbath

    Just a Little Faith

    Posted on Sep 30, 2021
    Read Luke 5:1-39 Mark 1:40-2:22 Matthew 8:1-4, 9:1-17 Mark 2:2-5, “Soon the house where He was staying was so packed with visitors that there was no ...

    Topics: faith, friendship

    Go Fish!

    Posted on Sep 29, 2021
    Read Mark 1:14-39 Matthew 4:12-25, 8:14-17 Luke 3:23, 4:16-44 John 4:46-54 Matthew 4:19, “Come, follow Me,’ Jesus said, ‘and I will make you fishers ...

    Topics: hope, evangelism, witnessing

    Your First Thirst

    Posted on Sep 28, 2021
    Read John 3:1-4:45 Luke 3:19-20 John 4:7-14, “When a Samaritan woman came to draw water, Jesus said to her, ‘Will you give me a drink?’ … The ...

    Topics: sin, satisfaction, life, soul

    Most Powerful Weapon

    Posted on Sep 27, 2021
    Read Mark 1:12-13 Matthew 4:1-11 Luke 4:1-15 John 1:19-2:25 Matthew 4:10, “Jesus said to him, ‘Away from me, Satan! For it is written: “Worship the ...

    Topics: temptation, scripture

    Starstruck

    Posted on Sep 26, 2021
    Read Matthew 2:1-3:17 Luke 2:41-3:18, 21-22 Mark 1:2-11 Matthew 2:1-2, “After Jesus was born in Bethlehem in Judea, during the time of King Herod, ...

    Topics: joy, hope, hopelessness

    Unlikely Guests

    Posted on Sep 25, 2021
    Read Luke 1:39-2:40 Matthew 1:18-25 Luke 2:15-16, “When the angels had left them and gone into heaven, the shepherds said to one another, ‘Let’s go ...

    Topics: communication, speaking

    In God

    Posted on Sep 24, 2021
    Read Mark 1:1 Luke 1:1-38, 3:23-38 John 1:1-18 Matthew 1:1-17 Luke 1:38, “I am the Lord’s servant, and I am willing to do whatever He wants.” Think ...

    Topics: witnessing, enthusiasm

    The Truth of the Dare

    Posted on Sep 23, 2021
    Read Malachai 2:10-4:6 Joel 1:1-3:21 Malachi 3:10-12, “‘Bring the whole tithe into the storehouse, that there may be food in My house. Test Me in ...

    Topics: courage, tithing, money management

    Leftovers

    Posted on Sep 22, 2021
    Read Nehemiah 12:27-13:31 Malachi 1:1-2:9 Malachi 1:7-8, “You have shown contempt by offering defiled sacrifices on My altar. Then you ask, ‘How have ...

    Topics: obedience, time management, blessing

    The Supporting Crew

    Posted on Sep 21, 2021
    Read Nehemiah 11:1-2, “Now the leaders of the people settled in Jerusalem. The rest of the people cast lots to bring one out of every ten of them to ...

    Topics: obedience, serving, Nehemiah, service

    Don’t Forget!

    Posted on Sep 20, 2021
    Read Nehemiah 8:13-10:39 Nehemiah 9:5b-7, “Then they prayed, ‘May your glorious name be praised! May it be exalted above all blessing and praise! You ...

    Topics: prayer, power, praise, prayer journal

    Life of the Party

    Posted on Sep 19, 2021
    Read Nehemiah 7:4-8:12 Nehemiah 8:10, “…the joy of the Lord is your strength.” Think Certain people are “life of the party” people. The mood changes ...

    Topics: joy, happiness

    Packed with Purpose

    Posted on Sep 18, 2021
    Read Nehemiah 3:1-5:13, 6:1-7:3 Nehemiah 4:14-17, “Then as I looked over the situation, I called together the nobles and the rest of the people and ...

    Topics: discouraged, doubt, negativity

    First Response

    Posted on Sep 17, 2021
    Read Ezra 9:1-10:44 Nehemiah 1:1-2:20 Nehemiah 1:5-6a, “Then I said, ‘O Lord, God of heaven, the great and awesome God who keeps His covenant of ...

    Topics: prayer, grief, Nehemiah

    The Lord’s Hand

    Posted on Sep 16, 2021
    Read Ezra 4:7-23, 7:1-8:36 Ezra 7:27-28, “Praise be to the Lord, the God of our ancestors, who has put it into the king’s heart to bring honor to the ...

    Topics: faith, strength, Ezra, comfort zone

    Be Careful What You Wish For!

    Posted on Sep 15, 2021
    Read Esther 5:1-10:3 Esther 7:7-9, “Then the king jumped to his feet in a rage and went out into the palace garden. Haman, however, stayed behind to ...

    Topics: jealousy, animosity

    Put Your Brave On

    Posted on Sep 14, 2021
    Read Ezra 6:14-22, 4:6 Esther 1:1-4:17 Esther 4:14-16, “‘If you keep quiet at a time like this, deliverance and relief for the Jews will arise from ...

    Topics: bravery, courage

    The Greatest Gift of All

    Posted on Sep 13, 2021
    Read Zechariah 9:1-14:21 Zechariah 9:9, “Rejoice, O people of Zion! Shout in triumph, O people of Jerusalem! Look, your King is coming to you. He is ...

    Topics: salvation, gift, messiah

    Better Days Ahead

    Posted on Sep 12, 2021
    Read Zechariah 6:1-8:23 Ezra 5:3-6:14 Zechariah 8:4-8, “This is what the Lord Almighty says: ‘Once again men and women of ripe old age will sit in ...

    Topics: peace, restoration

    You Are Seen!

    Posted on Sep 11, 2021
    Read Haggai 2:1-23 Zechariah 1:1-5:11 Ezra 5:2 Zechariah 1:11-13, “And they reported to the angel of the Lord who was standing among the myrtle ...

    Topics: fear, lonliness

    Consider Your Ways!

    Posted on Sep 10, 2021
    Read DANIEL 10:1-12:13 EZRA 4:24-5:1 HAGGAI 1:1-15 Haggai 1:5-6, 8-9, “Now this is what the Lord Almighty says: ‘Give careful thought to your ways. ...

    Topics: time management, self-centeredness, deception

    Worship First

    Posted on Sep 9, 2021
    Read Ezra 2:1-4:5 1 Chronicles 3:19-24 Ezra 3: 11, “With praise and great thanks, they sang this song to the Lord: ‘He is so good! His faithful love ...

    Topics: worship

    The Minority Rules

    Posted on Sep 8, 2021
    Read Daniel 6:1-28, 9:1-27 2 Chronicles 36:22-23 Ezra 1:1-11 1 Chronicles 3:17-19 Daniel 6:6-7, “So the administrators and the satraps went as a ...

    Topics: trust, stand firm

    Oblivious to the Obvious

    Posted on Sep 7, 2021
    Read Daniel 7:1-8:27, 5:1-31 Daniel 5:3-5, 8, “So they brought in the gold goblets that had been taken from the temple of God in Jerusalem… As they ...

    Topics: remember, sin, accountability

    River of Life

    Posted on Sep 6, 2021
    Read Ezekiel 47:1-48:35, 29:17-30:19 2 Kings 25:27-30 Jeremiah 52:31-34 Ezekiel 47:8-9, “He said to me, ‘This water flows toward the eastern region ...

    Topics: Living Water

    In One, Out the Other

    Posted on Sep 5, 2021
    Read Ezekiel 44:1-46:24 Ezekiel 46:9, “But when the people come in through the north gateway to worship the Lord during the religious festivals, they ...

    Topics: worship, listening, Ezekiel

    Attention!

    Posted on Sep 4, 2021
    Read Ezekiel 40:38-43:27 Ezekiel 43:1-2, 10-11, “After this, the man brought me back around to the east gateway. Suddenly, the glory of the God of ...

    Topics: focus, distractions, diversions

    Forever Changed

    Posted on Sep 3, 2021
    Read 1 Chronicles 8:29-9:1 Daniel 4:1-37 Ezekiel 40:1-37 Daniel 4:34, “At the end of that time, I, Nebuchadnezzar, raised my eyes toward heaven, and ...

    Topics: salvation

    Ripple Effect

    Posted on Sep 2, 2021
    Read 1 Chronicles 5:18-26, 6:3-15, 49, 7:1-8:28 1 Chronicles 5:17, “All these were entered in the genealogical records during the reigns of Jotham ...

    Topics: family, parenting, genealogy

    By the Rivers of Babylon

    Posted on Sep 1, 2021
    Read Ezekiel 32:17-33:20 Jeremiah 52:28-30 Psalm 137:1-9 1 Chronicles 4:24-5:17 Psalm 137:1-3, “Beside the rivers of Babylon, we sat and wept as we ...

    Topics: love, sin, mercy, rebellion, hope

    These Bones Can Live!

    Posted on Aug 31, 2021
    Read Ezekiel 32:1-16, 37:1-39:29 Ezekiel 37:10-12, “So I spoke the message as He commanded me, and breath came into their bodies. They all came to ...

    Topics: hope, hopelessness, dry bones

    Grudge Match

    Posted on Aug 30, 2021
    Read Ezekiel 34:1-36:38 Ezekiel 35:5-7a,9, “Because you nursed an ancient grudge, you handed the Israelites over to the sword in the time of their ...

    Topics: grace, forgiveness, hate, grudge, bias

    Criminal Minds

    Posted on Aug 29, 2021
    Read Jeremiah 42:1-44:30 Ezekiel 33:21-33 Jeremiah 42:3,6, “Pray that the Lord your God will show us what to do and where to go. … Whether we like it ...

    Topics: provision, sin, free will

    We Need Help!

    Posted on Aug 28, 2021
    Read Lamentations 5:1-22 Obadiah 1:1-21 2 Kings 25:22-26 Jeremiah 40:7-41:18 Lamentations 5:19-21, ”But Lord, You remain the same forever! Your ...

    Topics: sin, salvation, help, savior

    Yield to the “Yet”

    Posted on Aug 27, 2021
    Read Lamentations 2:1-4:22 Lamentations 3:18-24, “So I say, ‘My splendor is gone and all that I had hoped from the Lord. I remember my affliction and ...

    Topics: faith, trials and tribulations, faithfulness, trauma

    Because I Said So

    Posted on Aug 26, 2021
    Read Jeremiah 39:11-18 Jeremiah 40:1-6 2 Kings 25:8-21 Jeremiah 52:12-27 2 Chronicles 36:15-21 Lamentations 1:1-22 Ezekiel 26:21 “… I, the Sovereign ...

    Topics: sovereignty

    The Key to Success

    Posted on Aug 25, 2021
    Read Ezekiel 26:15-28:26 2 Kings 25:3-7 Jeremiah 52:6-11, 39:2-10 Ezekiel 28:2, 4-7, “Son of man, give the prince of Tyre this message from the ...

    Topics: sin, pride

    Is Anything Too Hard For God?

    Posted on Aug 24, 2021
    Read Jeremiah 32:1-33:26 Ezekiel 26:1-14 Jeremiah 32:25-27, “And though the city will be given into the hands of the Babylonians, You, Sovereign ...

    Topics: patience, silence

    Shine His Light!

    Posted on Aug 23, 2021
    Read Ezekiel 24:15-25:17, 29:1-16, 30:20-31:18 Jeremiah 34:1-22, 21:1-14 Jeremiah 34:15-16, “Recently you repented and did what was right, following ...

    Topics: gratitude, evangelism, kindness

    Standing in the Gap

    Posted on Aug 22, 2021
    Read Ezekiel 22:17-23:49, 24:1-4 2 Kings 24:20-25:2 Jeremiah 52:3-5, 39:1 Ezekiel 22:30-31, “I looked for someone who might rebuild the wall of ...

    Topics: prayer, intercessory prayer

    For His Name’s Sake

    Posted on Aug 21, 2021
    Read Ezekiel 20:1-22:16 Ezekiel 20: 8-9, “…they rebelled against Me and would not listen … Then I threatened to pour out my fury on them to satisfy ...

    Topics: power, Yahweh, names for God

    Hot Potato

    Posted on Aug 20, 2021
    Read Ezekiel 17:1-19:14 Ezekiel 18:1-4, “Then another message came to me from the Lord: ‘Why do you quote this proverb concerning the land of Israel: ...

    Topics: humility, grace, responsibility

    Sour Grapes and Useless Wood

    Posted on Aug 19, 2021
    Read Ezekiel 14:1-16:63 Ezekiel 15:2-3, “‘Son of man, how is the wood of a vine different from that of a branch from any of the trees in the forest? ...

    Topics: transformation, grace

    You’re Getting Warmer!

    Posted on Aug 18, 2021
    Read Ezekiel 10:1-13:23 Ezekiel 11:19-20, “I will give them an undivided heart and put a new spirit in them; I will remove from them their heart of ...

    Topics: Holy Spirit, generosity, loving, warm-hearted

    What’s the Verdict?

    Posted on Aug 17, 2021
    Read Ezekiel 5:1-9:11 Ezekiel 7:2-4, “Son of man, this is what the Sovereign Lord says to the land of Israel: ‘The end! The end has come upon the ...

    Topics: love, justice, grace, freedom, assurance

    Trapped!

    Posted on Aug 16, 2021
    Read Ezekiel 3:16-4:17 Jeremiah 27:1-28:17, 51:59-64 Ezekiel 4:8, “I will tie you up with ropes so you won’t be able to turn from side to side until ...

    Topics: sin, disobedience, freedom, consequences

    Listen Carefully

    Posted on Aug 15, 2021
    Read Jeremiah 37:11-38:28 Ezekiel1:1-3:15 Ezekiel 1:28-2:2, “All around him was a glowing halo, like a rainbow shining in the clouds on a rainy day. ...

    Topics: love, evangelism, witnessing

    Rumor Has It…

    Posted on Aug 14, 2021
    Read Jeremiah 51:15-58, 52:1-3, 37:1-10 2 Chronicles 36:10-14 2 Kings 24:10-20 1 Chronicles 3:10-16 Jeremiah 51:46, “Do not lose heart or be afraid ...

    Topics: truth, anxiety, surrender, rumors, gossip

    Written for Keeps

    Posted on Aug 13, 2021
    Read Jeremiah 31:15-40, 49:34-51:14 Jeremiah 31:33-34, “‘I will put My law in their minds and write it on their hearts. I will be their God, and they ...

    Topics: God's Word, Bible study

    On Purpose

    Posted on Aug 12, 2021
    Read Jeremiah 23:33-24:10, 29:1-31:14 Jeremiah 29:11, “‘For I know the plans I have for you,’ declares the Lord, ‘plans to prosper you and not to ...

    Topics: purpose

    Here, There, Everywhere

    Posted on Aug 11, 2021
    Read Jeremiah 49:1-33, 22:24-23:32 2 Kings 24:5-9 2 Chronicles 36:6-9 Jeremiah 23:23, “’Am I a God who is only close at hand?’ says the Lord. ‘No, I ...

    Topics: presence

    Don’t Follow Your Heart!

    Posted on Aug 10, 2021
    Read Jeremiah 16:1-18:23 Jeremiah 35:1-19 Jeremiah 17:5-10, “This is what the Lord says: ‘Cursed is the one who trusts in man, who draws strength ...

    Topics: wisdom, temptation, heart

    Spotless

    Posted on Aug 9, 2021
    Read Jeremiah 12:1-15:21 Jeremiah 13:23, “Can an Ethiopian change his skin or a leopard its spots? Neither can you do good who are accustomed to ...

    Topics: salvation, gift, spotless, clean

    No One Like You!

    Posted on Aug 8, 2021
    Read Jeremiah 8:4 – 11:23 Jeremiah 10:6, “Lord, there is no one like You! For you are great and Your name is full of power.” Think Let’s face it, the ...

    Topics: worship, idolatry, Jeremiah

    Just What I Needed

    Posted on Aug 7, 2021
    Read Daniel 2:1-3:30 Jeremiah 7:1-8:3 Daniel 3:16-18, “Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego replied to him, ‘King Nebuchadnezzar, we do not need to defend ...

    Topics: fearless, conviction, stand firm

    Stand Firm

    Posted on Aug 6, 2021
    Read Jeremiah 19:1-20:18 Daniel 1:1-21 Daniel 1:8, “But Daniel resolved not to defile himself with the royal food and wine, and he asked the chief ...

    Topics: faith, strength, resolve, take heart

    Discipline in Due Measure

    Posted on Aug 5, 2021
    Read Jeremiah 25:15-38, 36:1-32, 45:1-5, 46:1-28 Jeremiah 46:28, “‘Do not be afraid, Jacob my servant, for I am with you,’ declared the Lord. ‘Though ...

    Topics: discipline, punishment, purification

    Unflappable

    Posted on Aug 4, 2021
    Read 2 Chronicles 36:1-5 2 Kings 23:31-24:1-4 Jeremiah 22:1-23, 26:1-24, 25:1-14 Jeremiah 26:13-14, “Now reform your ways and your actions and obey ...

    Topics: trials and tribulations, opposition, Jeremiah

    At That Time

    Posted on Aug 3, 2021
    Read Zephaniah 2:8-3:20 2 Chronicles 35:20-27 2 Kings 23:29-30 Jeremiah 47:1-48:47 Zephaniah 3:19-20, “‘At that time I will deal with all who ...

    Topics: trials and tribulations, comfort, race

    Fall into Faith

    Posted on Aug 2, 2021
    Read Habakkuk 1:1-3:19 Zephaniah 1:1-2:7 Habakkuk 2:4, “Look at the proud! They trust in themselves, and their lives are crooked. But the righteous ...

    Topics: faith

    Refreshed and Renewed

    Posted on Aug 1, 2021
    Read 2 Kings 23:1-28 2 Chronicles 34:29-33, 35:1-19 Nahum 1:1-15, 2:1-13, 3:1-19 2 Kings 23:2-3, “And the king went up to the Temple of the Lord with ...

    Topics: failure, rebellion, Bible study, falling away

    Healing Truth

    Posted on Jul 31, 2021
    Read Jeremiah 5:20-6:30 2 Kings 22:3-20 2 Chronicles 34:8-28 Jeremiah 6:13-15, “‘From the least to the greatest, all are greedy for gain; prophets ...

    Topics: truth, healing

    Small Blisters or Gaping Wounds?

    Posted on Jul 30, 2021
    Read Jeremiah 2:23-4:31, 5:1-19 Jeremiah 3:12-13, “Therefore, go and give this message to Israel.* This is what the Lord says: ‘O Israel, my ...

    Topics: confession, blessing

    Insecure, Inadequate… Incorrect

    Posted on Jul 29, 2021
    Read 2 Kings 21:1-22:2 2 Chronicles 33:1-34:7 Jeremiah 1:1-2:22 Jeremiah 1:6-9, “‘Alas, Sovereign Lord,’ I said, ‘I do not know how to speak; I am ...

    Topics: insecurity, inadequate, impossible, insecure

    What are You Waiting For?

    Posted on Jul 28, 2021
    Read Isaiah 63:15-64:12, 65:1-66:24 2 Kings 20:20-21 2 Chronicles 32:32-33 Isaiah 64:4, “Since ancient times no one has heard, no ear has perceived, ...

    Topics: patience, control, submission

    Rise and Shine

    Posted on Jul 27, 2021
    Read Isaiah 58:1-63:14 Isaiah 60:1-3, “Arise, shine, for Your light has come, and the glory of the Lord rises upon you. See, darkness covers the ...

    Topics: darkness, light, complacency

    Lost and Found

    Posted on Jul 26, 2021
    Read Isaiah 52:12-53:12, 54:1-57:21 Isaiah 53:6, “All of us, like sheep, have strayed away. We have left God’s paths to follow our own. Yet the Lord ...

    Topics: peace, salvation, hope, freedom, lost

    It’s Permanent!

    Posted on Jul 25, 2021
    Read Isaiah 48:12-52:12 Isaiah 49:15b-16, “…I will not forget you! See, I have engraved you on the palms of My hands; your walls are ever before me.” ...

    Topics: grace, forgiveness, righteous, redeemed

    God of Salvation

    Posted on Jul 24, 2021
    Read Isaiah 43:14-48:11 Isaiah 45:22, “Let all the world look to me for salvation! For I am God; there is no other.” Think How often do you ignore ...

    Topics: salvation

    Pass/Fail

    Posted on Jul 23, 2021
    Read Isaiah 40:1-42:25 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 ...

    Topics: presence, peace, control, security

    Pray First

    Posted on Jul 22, 2021
    Read 2 Kings 20:1-19 Isaiah 38:1-39:8 2 Chronicles 32:24-31 Isaiah 38:1-5, “About that time Hezekiah became deathly ill, and the prophet Isaiah … ...

    Topics: prayer

    What’s Your Response?

    Posted on Jul 21, 2021
    Read 2 Kings 19:1-37 Isaiah 37:1-38 2 Chronicles 32:9-23 Isaiah 37:14-17, “Hezekiah received the letter from the messengers and read it. Then he went ...

    Topics: prayer, trials and tribulations

    What Does God Require?

    Posted on Jul 20, 2021
    Read Micah 6:1-7:20 2 Chronicles 32:1-8 2 Kings 18:13-37 Isaiah 36:1-22 Micah 6:6-8, “Will the Lord be pleased with thousands of rams, with ten ...

    Topics: humility, justice, mercy

    Future in Hand

    Posted on Jul 19, 2021
    Read Isaiah 34:17-35:10 Micah 2:13-5:15 Micah 4:1, “In the last days, the mountain of the Lord’s house will be highest of all—the most important ...

    Topics: confidence, future, security

    Walk This Way!

    Posted on Jul 18, 2021
    Read Isaiah 30:1-33:24 Isaiah 30:20-21, “Though the Lord gave you adversity for food and suffering for drink, He will still be with you to teach you. ...

    Topics: wisdom, obedience, parenting, security, punishment

    You are Clay!

    Posted on Jul 17, 2021
    Read Isaiah 24:1-27:13, 29:1-24 Isaiah 29:16, “You turn things upside down, as if the potter were thought to be like the clay! Shall what is formed ...

    Topics: authority, frustration, submission, conflict

    The Naked Truth

    Posted on Jul 16, 2021
    Read Isaiah 18:1-23:18 Isaiah 20:2-3, “The Lord told Isaiah son of Amoz, ‘Take off the burlap you have been wearing, and remove your sandals.’ Isaiah ...

    Topics: sin, grace, forgiveness, Isaiah

    Enduring Love

    Posted on Jul 15, 2021
    Read Psalm 136,146-150 Psalm 136:1, “Give thanks to the Lord, for He is good. His love endures forever.” Think “His love endures forever.” This ...

    Topics: love, thankfulness, gratitude

    Our Hope

    Posted on Jul 14, 2021
    Read Psalm 128-130, 132, 134-135 Psalm 130:7, “Israel, put your hope in the Lord, for with the Lord is unfailing love and with Him is full ...

    Topics: remember, hope

    Nothing Wasted

    Posted on Jul 13, 2021
    Read Psalm 120-121, 123, 125-126 Psalm 126:6, “Those who go out weeping, carrying seed to sow, will return with songs of joy, carrying sheaves with ...

    Topics: prayer, trust, obedience

    The Ultimate Flashlight

    Posted on Jul 12, 2021
    Read Psalm 119 Psalm 119:105, “Your Word is a lamp to guide my feet and a light for my path.” Think Have you ever found yourself alone in the dark ...

    Topics: truth, God's Word, scripture, Bible study

    Construction Reject

    Posted on Jul 11, 2021
    Read Psalm 115-118 Psalm 118:21-24, ”I thank You for answering my prayer and giving me victory! The stone that the builders rejected has now become ...

    Topics: cornerstone

    Family Portrait

    Posted on Jul 10, 2021
    Read Psalm 107, 111-114 Psalm 112:1, “Praise the Lord. Blessed are those who fear the Lord, who find great delight in His commands.” Think It’s said ...

    Topics: fear, confidence

    It’s Just “Is-ness!”

    Posted on Jul 9, 2021
    Read Psalm 105-106 Psalm 105:1-4, “Oh, give thanks to the Lord! Call upon His name; make known His deeds among the peoples! Sing to Him, sing psalms ...

    Topics: salvation, holiness

    God Hears

    Posted on Jul 8, 2021
    Read Psalm 98-100, 102, 104 Psalm 102:17, 19-20, “He will respond to the prayer of the destitute; He will not despise their plea … from heaven He ...

    Topics: prayer, trials and tribulations

    Know God, No Fear

    Posted on Jul 7, 2021
    Read Psalm 92-97 Psalm 94:19, “When anxiety was great within me, Your consolation brought me joy.” Psalm 95:2, “Let us come before Him with ...

    Topics: omnipotence, control, promise

    The Secret Place

    Posted on Jul 6, 2021
    Read Psalm 91:1, “Those who live in the shelter of the Most High will find rest in the shadow of the Almighty.” (NLT) Psalm 91:1-2, “He who dwells in ...

    Topics: seeking, hope, abide, shelter

    Your Safe Place

    Posted on Jul 5, 2021
    Read Psalm 47-49, 84-85, 87 Psalm 84:1-2, “How lovely is your dwelling place, O Lord of Heaven’s Armies. I long, yes, I faint with longing to enter ...

    Topics: worship, church, fellowship