Devotionals

Praying

The Sovereignty of God

February 2nd

And at the end of the days I Nebuchadnezzar lifted up mine eyes unto heaven, and mine understanding returned unto me, and I blessed the most High, and I praised and honored him that liveth for ever, whose dominion is an everlasting dominion, and his kingdom is from generation to generation – Daniel …

God and His Attributes

February 1st

Hear, O Israel : The LORD our God is one LORD: and thou shalt love the LORD thy God with all thine heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy might – Deuteronomy 6:4-5 This passage of Scripture has been used as a proof-text for the Trinity, and rightly so, because it teaches that there is only …

Seven Sayings on the Cross

January 31st

Then said Jesus, Father, forgive them; for they know not what they do. And they parted his raiment, and cast lots – Luke 23:34 Not only did Jesus purchase salvation for His people on the cross — he also gave us a perfect example of how to suffer graciously, to the glory of God. In the seven …

Future Things

January 30th

I reckon that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory which shall be revealed in us – Romans 8:18 There are many things we do not know about the end of this life or the end of the world. But God has given us all the assurance we need in order to look …

Women of Faith

January 29th

One thing is needful: and Mary hath chosen that good part, which shall not be taken away from her – Luke 10:42 One thing is needful. How difficult it is to learn this lesson! Martha meant well, and so do we oftentimes. There are a thousand things that call for our attention each day. There are …

Men of Faith

January 28th

The father of the child cried out, and said with tears, Lord, I believe; help thou mine unbelief – Mark 9:24 This father brought his afflicted son, who had suffered from childhood, to see if Jesus would heal him. He first ran into Jesus’ disciples and asked them for help, but they could not. By the …

Death and Dying

January 27th

I will behold thy face in righteousness: I shall be satisfied, when I awake, with thy likeness – Psalm 17:15 God, who is holy and wholly good, cannot countenance even the presence of evil (Habakkuk 1:13). Yet, when believers die they go straight into the presence of the Lord (2 Corinthians 5:8). …

Youth and Old Age

January 26th

From the rising of the sun unto the going down of the same the Lord’s name is to be praised – Psalm 113:3 No matter where you come from, where you live, or where your life may take you, your purpose is the same — to praise the Lord in all you do, say, and think. From the place of the sunrise, to …

Evangelism

January 25th

Ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, an holy nation, a peculiar people; that ye should show forth the praises of him who hath called you out of darkness into his marvelous light – 1 Peter 2:9 Salvation is of the Lord. That is the point of Peter’s reminder: you are a chosen generation. As …

Comfort

January 24th

He knoweth the way that I take: when he hath tried me, I shall come forth as gold – Job 23:10 Are you feeling the weight of some crushing burden or heartache? Job’s words speak immeasurable comfort in the midst of any trial. First, remember he knows the way that I take. God is not unaware of your …