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Ed Young Devotionals

    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

    Are You in the “Know?”

    Posted on Jul 4, 2021
    Read Psalm 42-46 Psalm 46:1-2,10, “God is our refuge and strength, always ready to help in times of trouble. So we will not fear when earthquakes ...

    Topics: peace, omnipotence, control

    Highlight Reels aren’t Real

    Posted on Jul 3, 2021
    Read Proverbs 30:1-31:31 Proverbs 30:31, “Charm is deceptive, and beauty is fleeting; but a woman who fears the Lord is to be praised.” Think In a ...

    Topics: wisdom, deception, foolishness, folly

    A Lion in the Streets!

    Posted on Jul 2, 2021
    Read Proverbs 25:1-29:27 Proverbs 26:13, “The lazy person claims, ‘There’s a lion on the road! Yes, I’m sure there’s a lion out there!’” Think When ...

    Topics: procrastination

    Aspire to Inspire

    Posted on Jul 1, 2021
    Read 2 Chronicles 29:3-36-31:21 2 Chronicles 31:4-5, “He ordered the people living in Jerusalem to give the portion due the priests and Levites so ...

    Topics: joy, inspiration, giving

    Throne Issues

    Posted on Jun 30, 2021
    Read 2 Kings 16:19-20 2 Chronicles 28:26-27 Isaiah 13:1-22, 14:1-32, 15:1-16:4 Isaiah 14:14-15, “‘I will ascend above the tops of the clouds; I will ...

    Topics: sin, humility, pride

    God’s Green Thumb

    Posted on Jun 29, 2021
    Read Isaiah 1:21-31-3:1-4:6 Isaiah 5:1-30 Isaiah 5:1-2,7, “I will sing for the one I love a song about his vineyard: My loved one had a vineyard on a ...

    Topics: branches, vine, gardening

    The Lions of Judgment

    Posted on Jun 28, 2021
    Read Isaiah 28:1-29 2 Kings 17:5-41 2 Kings 18:10-12 Isaiah 1:1-20 2 Kings 17:24-25, “The king of Assyria transported groups of people from Babylon, ...

    Topics: love, judgment, relationships

    A Father’s Love

    Posted on Jun 27, 2021
    Read Hosea 9:1-14:1-9 Hosea 11:1-5, “When Israel was a child, I loved him, and out of Egypt I called My son. But the more they were called, the more ...

    Topics: consequences

    No More Lip Service!

    Posted on Jun 26, 2021
    Read Hosea 2:14-8:1-14 Hosea 4:1, “Hear the word of the Lord, O people of Israel! The Lord has brought charges against you, saying: ‘There is no ...

    Topics: time management, church

    God Hurts, Too!

    Posted on Jun 25, 2021
    Read Isaiah 12:1-6 Isaiah 17:1-14 2 Chronicles 28:16-225 2 Kings 16:10-18 2 Kings 18:1-8 2 Chronicles 29:1-2 2 Kings 15:30-31 2 Kings 17:1-4 Hosea ...

    Topics: sin, struggles, righteousness, repentance, grief

    Mighty God

    Posted on Jun 24, 2021
    Read Isaiah 8:1-11:16 Isaiah 9:2,6-7, “The people walking in darkness have seen a great light…For to us a child is born, to us a Son is given … And ...

    Topics: providence, salvation

    Stand Firm!

    Posted on Jun 23, 2021
    Read 2 Kings 15:32-38 Micah 1:1-16 2 Kings 16:1-9 2 Chronicles 28:1-15 Isaiah 7:1-25 Isaiah 7:2, “The news had come to the royal court of Judah: ...

    Topics: choices, consequences, immorality, relativity

    Royally Ruined

    Posted on Jun 22, 2021
    Read Amos 7:1-9:15 2 Kings 14:28-29 2 Kings 15:6-29 2 Chronicles 26:22-23 Isaiah 6:1-13 Isaiah 6:5,8, “‘Woe to me!’ I cried. ‘I am ruined! For I am a ...

    Topics: serving, calling, witnessing, servant

    Love Your Neighbor

    Posted on Jun 21, 2021
    Read Amos 1:1-6:14 Amos 1:1,3, “This message was given to Amos, a shepherd from the town of Tekoa in Judah … when Uzziah was king of Judah and ...

    Topics: neighbor, Amos

    Running Man

    Posted on Jun 20, 2021
    Read 2 Kings 14:1-27 2 Chronicles 25:1-24 2 Kings 13:12-13 2 Chronicles 25:25-28 2 Chronicles 26:1-21 2 Kings 15:1-5 Jonah 1:1-4:11 Jonah 1:1-3, “The ...

    Topics: obedience, Jonah

    Don’t Stop Short!

    Posted on Jun 19, 2021
    Read 2 Kings 12:17-21, 13:1-25 2 Chronicles 24:23-27 2 Kings 13: 14-19, “Now Elisha had been suffering from the illness from which he died. Jehoash ...

    Topics: frustration, passion, Elisha

    Love for God’s House

    Posted on Jun 18, 2021
    Read 2 Kings 11:1-12:16 2 Kings 10:32-26 2 Chronicles 23:1-24:22 2 Chronicles 24:4, “Now it came about after this that Joash decided to restore the ...

    Topics: church, tithing, giving

    Zeal for the Lord

    Posted on Jun 17, 2021
    Read 2 Chronicles 21:8-22:7 2 Kings 8:23-10:31 2 Kings 10:16, “Then he said, ‘Come with me, and see my zeal for the LORD.’ So they had him ride in ...

    Topics: love, obedience, serving, witnessing

    A Humble Heart

    Posted on Jun 16, 2021
    Read 2 Kings 5:1-8:15 2 Kings 5:14, “So he went down and dipped himself in the Jordan seven times, as the man of God had told him, and his flesh was ...

    Topics: humility, God's Word

    A Peculiar Provision

    Posted on Jun 15, 2021
    Read Read: 2 Kings 2, 4 2 Kings 4:3-6, “Elisha said, ‘Go around and ask all your neighbors for empty jars. Don't ask for just a few. Then go inside ...

    Topics: faith, provision

    Just What I Needed

    Posted on Jun 14, 2021
    Read 2 Kings 1:1-18, 3:1-27, & 8:16-22 2 Chronicles 20:31-21:7 1 Kings 22:41-50 1 Kinga 1:16, “He told the king, ‘This is what the LORD says: Is ...

    Topics: truth, death, life, answers, questions

    Read the Script

    Posted on Jun 13, 2021
    Read 1 Kings 22:10-58 2 Chronicles 18:9 – 20:30 1 Kings 22:16-18, “The king said to him, ‘How many times must I make you swear to tell me nothing but ...

    Topics: character, truth, God's Word

    You Can't Always Get What You Want!

    Posted on Jun 12, 2021
    Read 1 Kings 20:23-22:9 1 Kings 21:3-4, "But Naboth replied, ‘The Lord forbid that I should give you the inheritance of my ancestors.' So, Ahab went ...

    Topics: patience, frustration

    An Epic Showdown

    Posted on Jun 11, 2021
    Read 1 Kings 17:8-20:22 1 Kings 18:20-24, "So Ahab sent word throughout all Israel and assembled the prophets on Mount Carmel. Elijah went before the ...

    Topics: drought, signs and wonders, miracle

    When Brooks Run Dry

    Posted on Jun 10, 2021
    Read 1 Kings 15:16-17:7 2 Chronicles 17:19 1 Kings 17:2-7, "Then the word of the Lord came to Elijah: ‘Leave here, turn eastward and hide in the ...

    Topics: judgment, sin, anger, Elijah

    God, You're Right!

    Posted on Jun 9, 2021
    Read 1 Kings 13:1-15:15 2 Chronicles 12:1-15:19 2 Chronicles 12:5-6, "Then the prophet Shemaiah came to Rehoboam and to the leaders of Judah who had ...

    Topics: sin, humility, pride

    The Conclusion of the Matter

    Posted on Jun 8, 2021
    Read Ecclesiastes 11:7-12:14 1 Kings 12:1-33 2 Chronicles 10:1-11:17 Ecclesiastes 12:13-14, "Now all has been heard; here is the conclusion of the ...

    Topics: judgment, death

    So You Thought...

    Posted on Jun 7, 2021
    Read Ecclesiastes 7:1-10:20 Ecclesiastes 9:11, "I have seen something else under the sun: The race is not to the swift or the battle to the strong, ...

    Topics: trust, freedom, work

    Whole Life

    Posted on Jun 6, 2021
    Read Ecclesiastes 1:12-6:12 Ecclesiastes 5:2-3, "Do not be quick with your mouth, do not be hasty in your heart to utter anything before God. God is ...

    Topics: integrity

    The Ultim-IT Life

    Posted on Jun 5, 2021
    Read 1 Kings 11:1-45 Ecclesiastes 1:1-11 Ecclesiastes 1:2-3, "Meaningless! Meaningless!' says the Teacher. ‘Utterly meaningless! Everything is ...

    Topics: purpose, hope, grace

    It's Worth the Wait!

    Posted on Jun 4, 2021
    Read Song of Solomon 1:1-8:14 Song of Solomon 8:6-7, "...Love flashes like fire, the brightest kind of flame. Many waters cannot quench love, nor can ...

    Topics: marriage, singleness, intimacy

    House of Rock

    Posted on Jun 3, 2021
    Read Proverbs 22:17-24:22 Proverbs 24:3-4, "By wisdom a house is built, and through understanding it is established; through knowledge its rooms are ...

    Topics: wisdom, relationships, three little pigs, home

    Training Day

    Posted on Jun 2, 2021
    Read Proverbs 20:1-22:16 Proverbs 22:6, "Train up children in the way they should go, and when they are old, they will not depart from it." Think Did ...

    Topics: parenting, children

    The Wisdom of Restraint

    Posted on Jun 1, 2021
    Read Proverbs 17:1-19:29 Proverbs 17:1, 14, 27, "Better a dry crust with peace and quiet than a house full of feasting, with strife. ... Starting a ...

    Topics: wisdom, restraint, self-centeredness

    Best-Laid Plans

    Posted on May 31, 2021
    Read Proverbs 14:1-16:33 Proverbs 16:9, "We can make our plans, but the Lord determines our steps." Think Have you been in a situation where a ...

    Topics: trust, anticipation, plans

    The Filter

    Posted on May 30, 2021
    Read Proverbs 11:1-13:25 Proverbs 13:3, "Those who control their tongue will have a long life; opening your mouth can ruin everything." Think By ...

    Topics: tongue, speech, filter

    Folly's Call

    Posted on May 29, 2021
    Read Proverbs 8:1-10:32 Proverbs 9:13, 16-18, "Folly is an unruly woman...To those who have no sense, she says, ‘Stolen water is sweet; food eaten in ...

    Topics: wisdom, Living Water, foolishness, folly

    ANT University

    Posted on May 28, 2021
    Read Proverbs 5:1-7:27 Proverbs 6:6-8, "Go to the ant, you sluggard; consider its ways and be wise! It has no commander, no overseer or ruler, yet it ...

    Topics: laziness, procrastination, work ethic

    The First Step

    Posted on May 27, 2021
    Read Proverbs 1:1-4:27 Proverbs 1:7, "The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom. Fools despise wisdom and instruction." Think What is the first ...

    Topics: wisdom, leadership, fear

    Breathless

    Posted on May 26, 2021
    Read 1 Kings 9:15-10:29 2 Chronicles 8:1-10:29 1 Kings 10:4-5, "When the queen of Sheba saw all the wisdom of Solomon and the palace he had built, ...

    Topics: King of Kings, inspiration

    Bullseye!

    Posted on May 25, 2021
    Read 1 Kings 4:1-34 Psalm 72 & 127 Psalm 127:3, "Children are a heritage from the Lord, offspring a reward from Him. Like arrows in the hands of ...

    Topics: parenting, children, influence

    God, Are You Really Listening?

    Posted on May 24, 2021
    Read 1 Kings 8:54-9:14 2 Chronicles 7:1-22 1 Kings 9:1-3, "When Solomon had finished building the temple of the Lord ... the Lord appeared to him a ...

    Topics: listening

    God's Dwelling Place

    Posted on May 23, 2021
    Read 1 Kings 8:1-53 2 Chronicles 5:1-14 & 6:1-42 1 Kings 8:10-13, "When the priests withdrew from the Holy Place, the cloud filled the temple of ...

    Topics: purpose, salvation, church, eternal life, temple

    To Build a House

    Posted on May 22, 2021
    Read 1 Kings 7:1-51 2 Chronicles 3:15-4:22 1 Kings 7:51, "When all the work King Solomon had done for the temple of the Lord was finished, he brought ...

    Topics: presence, unconditional love

    Seeking Wisdom

    Posted on May 21, 2021
    Read 1 Kings 3:16-28 1 Kings 5:1-6:38 2 Chronicles 2:1-18 2 Chronicles 3:1-14 1 Kings 3:28, "When all Israel heard the king's decision, the people ...

    Topics: wisdom

    The Gift of Wisdom

    Posted on May 20, 2021
    Read Psalm 83 1 Chronicles 29:23-25 2 Chronicles 1:1-13 1 Kings 2:13-3:15 1 Kings 3:5, "At Gibeon the Lord appeared to Solomon during the night in a ...

    Topics: wisdom, God's will, priorities, blessing

    Release and Recieve

    Posted on May 19, 2021
    Read Psalm 79-82 Psalm 80:3, "Restore us, O God; make your face shine on us, that we may be saved." Think There is nothing more satisfying than an ...

    Topics: Living Water, burdens, thirst

    A Throne Doesn't Make You King

    Posted on May 18, 2021
    Read Psalm 75-78 Psalm 75:6-7, 9, "No one from the east or the west or from the desert can exalt themselves. It is God who judges: He brings one ...

    Topics: surrender, Lordship

    Clean Your Glasses

    Posted on May 17, 2021
    Read Psalm 50, 73-74 Psalm 73:17a, 28, "Then I went into your sanctuary, O God... But as for me, how good it is to be near God! I have made the ...

    Topics: evil, clarity

    In Awe

    Posted on May 16, 2021
    Read Psalms 144-145, 88-89 Psalm 144: 3, 9 "O Lord, what are human beings that You should notice them, mere mortals that You should think about them? ...

    Topics: creation, friendship, relationship, intimacy

    Search Me

    Posted on May 15, 2021
    Read Psalms 131, 133, 138-141, 145 Psalm 139:23a, "Search me and know my heart; test me and know my anxious thoughts. See if there is any offensive ...

    Topics: heart, searching

    It's Not All About Us!

    Posted on May 14, 2021
    Read Psalms 103, 108-110, 122, 124 Psalm 110, "The Lord says to my Lord: ‘Sit at my right hand until I make your enemies a footstool for your feet.' ...

    Topics: power, authority, Psalms

    A Perfect Heart

    Posted on May 13, 2021
    Read Psalms 68-70, 86, 101 Psalm 101:2, "I will behave wisely in a perfect way. Oh, when will You come to me? I will walk within my house with a ...

    Topics: heart, honor

    With Total Abandon

    Posted on May 12, 2021
    Read Psalms 61-62, 64-67 Psalm 66:1-2, "Shout for joy to God, all the earth! Sing the glory of His name; make His praise glorious." Think Many of us ...

    Topics: worship, praise

    From Terror to Triumph

    Posted on May 11, 2021
    Read Psalms 39-41, 53, 55, 58 Think Psalm 55:2-5, "My thoughts trouble me, and I am distraught because of what my enemy is saying, because of the ...

    Topics: salvation, saving

    For a Good Outcome...

    Posted on May 10, 2021
    Read Psalm 35-38 Think Psalm 37:1-9 "Trust in the Lord and do good; dwell in the land and enjoy safe pasture. Take delight in the Lord, and He will ...

    Topics: relationships, salvation

    House of Peace

    Posted on May 9, 2021
    Read Psalm 27-32 Think Psalm 27:4, "One thing I ask from the Lord, this only do I seek: that I may dwell in the house of the Lord all the days of my ...

    Topics: peace

    The Good Shepherd

    Posted on May 8, 2021
    Read Psalm 22-26 Think Psalm 23:1-6, "The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside still ...

    Topics: shepherd, Good Shepherd

    The Apple of God's Eye

    Posted on May 7, 2021
    Read Psalm 12-17, 19-21 Think Psalm 17:8-9, "Keep me as the apple of Your eye; hide me in the shadow of Your wings from the wicked who are out to ...

    Topics: love, belief

    In Awe

    Posted on May 6, 2021
    Read 1 Kings 2:1-10 2 Samuel 23:1-7 1 Chronicles 29:26-30 Psalms 4-6, 8-9, 11 Think Psalm 8:3-5, "When I consider Your heavens, the work of your ...

    Topics: honor, glory, dominion

    Open Hands

    Posted on May 5, 2021
    Read 1 Chronicles 29:1-22 1 Kings 1:1-53 Think 1 Chronicles 29:14, "But who am I, and who are my people, that we should be able to give as generously ...

    Topics: blessing

    Royal Lessons

    Posted on May 4, 2021
    Read 1 Chronicles 26:1-28:21 Think 1 Chronicles 28:20, "David also said to Solomon his son, ‘Be strong and courageous, and do the work. Do not be ...

    Topics: leadership, work ethic

    You've Got Talent!

    Posted on May 3, 2021
    Read 1 Chronicles 23:1-25:31 Think 1 Chronicles 23:4-5, "Then David said, ‘From all the Levites, 24,000 will supervise the work at the Temple of the ...

    Topics: worship, spiritual gifts, ability

    Pick Your Poison!

    Posted on May 2, 2021
    Read 2 Samuel 24:1-25 1 Chronicles 21:1-22:19 Think 1 Chronicles 21:1, "Satan rose up against Israel and caused David to take a census of the people ...

    Topics: failure, forgiveness

    Reflection of Praise

    Posted on May 1, 2021
    Read 2 Samuel 22:1-51 Psalm 18 Think 2 Samuel 22: 2-3, "...The Lord is my rock, my fortress, and my savior; my God is my rock, in whom I find ...

    Topics: David, praise, tragedy

    Sheba's Revolt

    Posted on Apr 30, 2021
    Read 2 Samuel 19:31-21:22 Psalm 7 1 Chronicles 20:4-8 Think 2 Samuel 20:2, "So all the men of Israel deserted David to follow Sheba son of Bikri. But ...

    Topics: trials and tribulations

    Bad Hair Day

    Posted on Apr 29, 2021
    Read 2 Samuel 17:15-19:30 Psalm 3 Psalm 63 Think 2 Samuel 18:9,16-17, "Now Absalom happened to meet David's men. He was riding his mule, and as the ...

    Topics: ambition, selfishness, decision making

    Go With God

    Posted on Apr 28, 2021
    Read 2 Samuel 15:1-17:14 Think 2 Samuel 15:21, "But Ittai replied to the king, ‘As surely as the Lord lives, and as my lord the king lives, wherever ...

    Topics: following, fellowship, unpopular

    No Small Sin

    Posted on Apr 27, 2021
    Read 2 Samuel 12:26-31 1 Chronicles 20:2-3 2 Samuel 13:1-39 2 Samuel 14:1-33 Think 2 Samuel 13:2-5, "Amnon became so obsessed with his sister Tamar ...

    Topics: temptation, sin

    A Seat at the King's Table

    Posted on Apr 26, 2021
    Read 2 Samuel 8:15-18 1 Chronicles 18:14-17 1 Chronicles 6:16-48, 50-53 2 Samuel 9:1-13 2 Samuel 10:1-19 1 Chronicles 19:1-19 Think 2 Samuel ...

    Topics: disability, fear, weakness

    The Slippery Slope

    Posted on Apr 25, 2021
    Read 1 Chronicles 20:1 2 Samuel 11:1-27 2 Samuel 12:15-25 2 Samuel 5:14-16 1 Chronicles 14:3-7 1 Chronicles 3:5-9 Think 2 Samuel 12:12, "You did It ...

    Topics: temptation

    God's House, Our Home

    Posted on Apr 24, 2021
    Read 2 Samuel 7:1-29 1 Chronicles 17:1-27 2 Samuel 8:1-14 1 Chronicles 18:1-13 Psalm 60 Think 1 Chronicles 17:10-14, "‘...I declare to you that the ...

    Topics: church

    Audience of One

    Posted on Apr 23, 2021
    Read 2 Samuel 6:12-23 1 Chronicles 15:1-29 1 Chronicles 16:1-43 Think 1 Chronicles 15:29, "But as the Ark of the LORD's Covenant entered the City of ...

    When Good Intentions Go Awry

    Posted on Apr 22, 2021
    Read 2 Samuel 5:1-13 1 Chronicles 11:1-9 1 Chronicles 12:23-40 2 Samuel 5:17-25 1 Chronicles 14:8-17 1 Chronicles 3:4b 1 Chronicles 14:1-2 1 ...

    Topics: disobedience

    When Life Gets Messy

    Posted on Apr 21, 2021
    Read 2 Samuel 3:6-4:12 Think 2 Samuel 3:21, "Then Abner said to David, ‘Let me go at once and assemble all Israel for my lord the king, so that they ...

    Topics: trials and tribulations, David

    Anointed

    Posted on Apr 20, 2021
    Read 2 Samuel 2:1-3:5 1 Chronicles 3:1-4a 2 Samuel 23:8-39 1 Chronicles 11:10-47 Think 2 Samuel 2:1, 3-4, "After this David inquired of the Lord, ...

    Topics: serving, church, annointing

    Better, Not Bitter

    Posted on Apr 19, 2021
    Read 1 Samuel 30:1-31:13 1 Chronicles 12:20-22 1 Chronicles 10:1-14 1 Chronicles 9:40-44 2 Samuel 4:4 2 Samuel 1:1-27 Think 2 Samuel 1:11-12, "David ...

    Topics: bitterness

    Desperately Seeking

    Posted on Apr 18, 2021
    Read 1 Samuel 26:1-29:11 1 Chronicles 12:19 Psalm 56 Think 1 Samuel 28:5-7, "When Saul saw the Philistine army, he was afraid; terror filled his ...

    Topics: seeking, fear, Saul

    Learning to Behave in a Cave

    Posted on Apr 17, 2021
    Read 1 Samuel 23:13-25:44 Psalm 54 Think 1 Samuel 24:4-8, "The men said, ‘This is the day the LORD spoke of when he said to you,' "I will give your ...

    Topics: anger

    He Cares

    Posted on Apr 16, 2021
    Read 1 Samuel 22:1-23:12 Psalm 57 Psalm 142 Psalm 52 Think Psalm 142:4-5, "I have no refuge: no one cares for my life. I cry to you, Lord; I say, ...

    Topics: lonliness, abandonment

    A Friend Indeed

    Posted on Apr 15, 2021
    Read 1 Samuel 20:1-21:15 Psalm 34 Think 1 Samuel 20:4,42, "Jonathan said to David, ‘Whatever you want me to do, I'll do for you...Go in peace, for we ...

    Topics: friendship, relationships

    Facing Giants

    Posted on Apr 14, 2021
    Read 1 Samuel 17:32-19:24 Think 1 Samuel 17:37, 45-46: "The LORD who rescued me from the paw of the lion and the paw of the bear will rescue me from ...

    Topics: trials and tribulations, facing giants, giants, overcome

    Don't Pounce on the Plunder!

    Posted on Apr 13, 2021
    Read 1 Samuel 15:1-17:31 Think 1 Samuel 15:19-22, "‘Why did you not obey the Lord? Why did you pounce on the plunder and do evil in the eyes of the ...

    Topics: faith, obedience, belief, courage

    The Best is Yet to Come!

    Posted on Apr 12, 2021
    Read 1 Chronicles 9:35-39 1 Samuel 13:1-14:52 Think 1 Samuel 13:13-14b, "How foolish!" Samuel explained. "You have not kept the command the Lord your ...

    Topics: Saul, impatience, God's Word

    But... Why?

    Posted on Apr 11, 2021
    Read 1 Samuel 9:1-12:25 Think 1 Samuel 9:20-21, "‘...And I am here to tell you that you and your family are the focus of all Israel's hopes.' Saul ...

    Topics: calling, servant

    #WeHaveAKing

    Posted on Apr 10, 2021
    Read 1 Samuel 4:12-8:22 Think 1 Samuel 8:6-7, "But when they said, ‘Give us a king to lead us,' this displeased Samuel; so, he prayed to the Lord. ...

    Topics: identity, Lordship

    Misleading Lip Reading

    Posted on Apr 9, 2021
    Read 1 Samuel 1:9-4:11 Think Act 1 Samuel 1:12-14, "Now it came about, as she continued praying before the Lord, that Eli was watching her mouth. As ...

    Topics: Hannah, criticism, Samuel

    The Greatest Love Story of All Time

    Posted on Apr 8, 2021
    Read Ruth 4:13-22 1 Chronicles 2:9-55 1 Chronicles 4:1-23 1 Samuel 1:1-18 Think Ruth 4:13-15, "So Boaz took Ruth, and she became his wife. When he ...

    Topics: rescue, sin, redemption, salvation

    Who Are You Clinging To?

    Posted on Apr 7, 2021
    Read Ruth 1:1-4:12 Think Ruth 1:14-16, "At this, they wept aloud again. Then Orpah kissed her mother-in-law goodbye, but Ruth clung to her. ‘Look,' ...

    Topics: purpose, promise

    The Ultimate King

    Posted on Apr 6, 2021
    Read Judges 19:1-21:25 Think Judges 19:1a, "Now in those days Israel had no king." Judges 21:25, "In those days Israel had no king; all the people ...

    Topics: sovereignty, Lordship

    Just Once More

    Posted on Apr 5, 2021
    Read Judges 16:1-18:31 Think Judges 16:21-22, "Then the Philistines seized him, gouged out his eyes and took him down to Gaza. Binding him with ...

    Topics: Samson, power, sin

    The Ox and Donkey Team

    Posted on Apr 4, 2021
    Read Judges 11:29-15:20 Think Judges 14:1-3, "Samson went down to Timnah and saw there a young Philistine woman. When he returned, he said to his ...

    Topics: Samson, God's will

    Rebellion Never Ends Well

    Posted on Apr 3, 2021
    Read Judges 9:22-11:28 Think Judges 9:22-24, "After Abimelech had ruled over Israel for three years, God sent a spirit that stirred up trouble ...

    Topics: rebellion

    Man of Valor

    Posted on Apr 2, 2021
    Read Judges 7:1-9:21 Think Judges 7:7,16,20-22, "The Lord told Gideon, ‘With these 300 men I will rescue you and give you victory over the ...

    Topics: facing giants, battles, Gideon

    Think Fast!

    Posted on Apr 1, 2021
    Read Judges 3:31-6:40 Think Judges 4:18,20-21, "Jael went out to meet Sisera and said to him, ‘Come, my lord, come right in. Don't be afraid.' So he ...

    Topics: courage, spiritual warfare

    Once Again

    Posted on Mar 31, 2021
    Read Judges 1:1-3:30 Think Judges 3:12,15, 21, 30, "Once again the Israelites did evil in the Lord's sight, and the Lord gave King Eglon of Moab ...

    Topics: rescue, salvation

    Choose This Day

    Posted on Mar 30, 2021
    Read Joshua 22:1-24:33 Think Joshua 24: 14-16, "Now fear the Lord and serve him with all faithfulness. Throw away the gods your ancestors worshiped ...

    Topics: decision making

    Influence Over Comfort

    Posted on Mar 29, 2021
    Read Joshua 19:49-21:45 1 Chronicles 6:54-81 Think Joshua 21:45, "Not a single one of all the good promises the Lord had given to the family of ...

    Topics: evangelism, witnessing, influence

    What are You Waiting For?

    Posted on Mar 28, 2021
    Read Joshua 18:1-19:48 Think Joshua 18:1-3, "The whole assembly of the Israelites gathered at Shiloh and set up the tent of meeting there. The ...

    Topics: patience

    Worth the Effort

    Posted on Mar 27, 2021
    Read Joshua 15:20-17:18 Think Joshua 17:15, "Joshua replied, ‘If there are so many of you, and if the hill country of Ephraim is not large enough for ...

    Topics: laziness

    Wholehearted Devotion

    Posted on Mar 26, 2021
    Read Joshua 12:7-15:19 Think Joshua 14:7-9, "I was forty years old when Moses the servant of the Lord sent me ... to explore the land. And I brought ...

    Topics: obedience

    And the Sun Stood Still

    Posted on Mar 25, 2021
    Read Joshua 10:1-12:6 Think Joshua 10:8, "Do not be afraid of them; I have given them into your hand. Not one of them will be able to withstand you." ...

    Topics: protection, provision, miracle

    The Trouble with Temptation

    Posted on Mar 24, 2021
    Read Joshua 7:1-9:27 1 Chronicles 2:7 Think Joshua 7:12-13, "I will not be with you anymore unless you destroy whatever among you is devoted to ...

    What are You Known For?

    Posted on Mar 23, 2021
    Read Joshua 3:1-6:27 Think Joshua 6:16,20,27, "The seventh time around, when the priests sounded the trumpet blast, Joshua commanded the army, ...

    Topics: reputation

    You are NOT Your Past!

    Posted on Mar 22, 2021
    Read Deuteronomy 33:1-34:12 Joshua 1:1-2:24 Think Joshua 2:1, "Then Joshua secretly sent out two spies from the Israelite camp at Acacia Grove. He ...

    Topics: salvation, perfection, imperfection

    Life is Short...

    Posted on Mar 21, 2021
    Read Deuteronomy 31:30-32:52 Psalm 90 Think Psalm 90:12, "Teach us to realize the brevity of life, so that we may grow in wisdom." We could find ...

    Secrets and Revelation

    Posted on Mar 20, 2021
    Read Deuteronomy 29:2-31:29 Think Deuteronomy 29:29, "The secret things belong to the Lord our God, but the things revealed belong to us and to our ...

    Topics: God's Word, revelation

    The "If" of Obedience

    Posted on Mar 19, 2021
    Read Deuteronomy 26:1-29:1 Think Deuteronomy 28:1-2, 15 "If you fully obey the Lord your God and carefully follow all His commands I give you today, ...

    Topics: obedience

    Overflowing Selfless Love

    Posted on Mar 18, 2021
    Read Deuteronomy 21:10-25:19 Think Deuteronomy 22:1-2, "If you see your fellow Israelite's ox or sheep straying, do not ignore it but be sure to take ...

    Topics: love, serving, selfless

    Don't Panic

    Posted on Mar 17, 2021
    Read Deuteronomy 16:18-21:9 Think Deuteronomy 20:3-4, "Do not be fainthearted or afraid; do not panic or be terrified by them. For the Lord your God ...

    Topics: trials and tribulations, fear

    Worldly Winds

    Posted on Mar 16, 2021
    Read Deuteronomy 13:1-16:17 Think Deuteronomy 13:1-4, "If a prophet, or one who foretells by dreams, appears among you and announces to you a sign or ...

    Topics: trials and tribulations

    Seeing Isn't Always Believing

    Posted on Mar 15, 2021
    Read Deuteronomy 10:1-12:32 Think Deuteronomy 11:4, 7, "They didn't see what the Lord did to the armies of Egypt and their horses and chariots - how ...

    The Lord is with You

    Posted on Mar 14, 2021
    Read Deuteronomy 6:1-9:29 Think Deuteronomy 9:1,3, "Listen, O Israel! Today you are about to cross the Jordan River to take over the land belonging ...

    Topics: listening

    Stop and Consider

    Posted on Mar 13, 2021
    Read Deuteronomy 3:21-5:33 Think Deuteronomy 4:32-35, "Now search all of history ... Has any other god dared to take a nation for himself out of ...

    Topics: obedience, purpose, Moses

    Hindsight

    Posted on Mar 12, 2021
    Read Deuteronomy 1:1-3:20 Think Deuteronomy 1:8, "Look, I am giving all this land to you! Go in and occupy it, for it is the land the LORD swore to ...

    Topics: remember, hindsight