Devotionals

Praying

Adoption as sons

March 18th

And because ye are sons, God hath sent forth the Spirit of his Son into your hearts, crying, Abba, Father. Gal. 4:6 It has been said that adoption into the family of God is the crowning privilege of the believer. It is, as John Gill put it, "an instance of surprising grace." You can hear the wonder …

Confidence in Christ's Doctrine

March 17th

Jesus answered them, and said, My doctrine is not mine, but his that sent me. If any man will do his will, he shall know of the doctrine, whether it be of God, or whether I speak of myself. Jn. 7:16-17 There is a moral dimension to the doctrine of Christ, and if we are not willing to embrace it on …

Trust in the LORD

March 16th

Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths. Proverbs 3:5-6 Sometimes it is asked, "But what does it mean to trust in the Lord? What does it look like?" Well, these two verses help us to see. To …

Delivered from this present evil world

March 15th

Grace be to you and peace from God the Father, and from our Lord Jesus Christ, Who gave himself for our sins, that he might deliver us from this present evil world, according to the will of God and our Father: To whom be glory for ever and ever. Amen. Gal. 1:3-5 We believe in the sovereignty of God …

A Trinitarian Benediction

March 14th

The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the communion of the Holy Ghost, be with you all. Amen. 2 Cor. 13:14 In this benediction, we not only have a statement of the doctrine of the Trinity, but also an expression of the way we encounter the Trinity. We encounter the Trinity …

Strength in Weakness

March 13th

And he [Jesus] said unto me, My grace is sufficient for thee: for my strength is made perfect in weakness. Most gladly therefore will I rather glory in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest upon me. Therefore I take pleasure in infirmities, in reproaches, in necessities, in persecution, …

Know your enemy; study the Bible

March 12th

But I fear, lest by any means, as the serpent beguiled Eve through his subtlety, so your minds should be corrupted from the simplicity that is in Christ. . . . For such are false apostles, deceitful workers, transforming themselves into the apostles of Christ. And no marvel; for Satan himself is …

Ready to Hear and Obey

March 11th

Then Job answered the LORD, and said, Behold, I am vile; what shall I answer thee? I will lay my hand upon my mouth. Once have I spoken; but I will not answer: yea, twice; but I will proceed no further. Job 40:3-5 This is Job's initial response to the answer which God provided out of the whirlwind …

Peace be unto you

March 10th

And as they thus spake, Jesus himself stood in the midst of them, and saith unto them, Peace be unto you. But they were terrified and affrighted, and supposed that they had seen a spirit. Luke 24:36-37 Mark the surprising contrast between the word that Jesus spoke to the disciples and their …

The Grace of our Lord Jesus Christ

March 9th

For ye know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that, though he was rich, yet for your sakes he became poor, that ye through his poverty might be rich. 2 Cor. 8:9 Who can judge the poverty into which our Lord descended? For we cannot fathom the riches he possessed. Our Lord described it as glory …

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