Devotionals

Praying

Full of goodness

August 25th

Full of goodness. Rom. 15:14 A person who claims to be a Christian and yet who is without goodness is like the person described in Jude 12-13: “These are hidden reefs at your love feasts, as they feast with you without fear, shepherds feeding themselves; waterless clouds, swept along by winds; …

You forgave the iniquity of my sin

August 24th

I acknowledge my sin unto thee, and mine iniquity have I not hid. I said, I will confess my transgressions unto the Lord; and thou forgavest the iniquity of my sin. Selah. Psalm 32:5 We cannot hide our sins from God. For he is the one whose eyes are in every place, beholding the evil and the good …

Put on the Lord Jesus Christ

August 23rd

But put ye on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make not provision for the flesh, to fulfil the lusts thereof. Romans 13:14 What is this text telling us to do? It is telling us that we are to wear the uniform of Christ into battle and to find our identity as belonging to Christ.  “But put on the Lord …

Election and its fruits

August 22nd

Elect according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, through sanctification of the Spirit, unto obedience and sprinkling of the blood of Jesus Christ: Grace unto you, and peace, be multiplied. 1 Peter 1:2 Election unto salvation is indeed unconditional. What that means is that God does not …

A man after his own heart

August 21st

The Lord hath sought him a man after his own heart. 1 Samuel 13:14 If there is any proof that God is not the detached deity of the deists, it is this. God is not only interested in and interactive with his creation, he is actively seeking men and women. In the New Testament, we read the record of …

How great things

August 20th

Only fear the Lord, and serve him in truth with all your heart: for consider how great things he hath done for you. 1 Samuel 12:24 The motivation to serve the Lord shouldn't be what we can squeeze out of him (as if he were a miser as respects blessings for his children) but rather from a …

God's purpose of election

August 19th

For the children being not yet born, neither having done any good or evil, that the purpose of God according to election might stand, not of works, but of him that calleth, It was said unto her, The elder shall serve the younger. Romans 9:11-12 When Paul says, “that the purpose of God according to …

Faith that takes roofs off

August 18th

And when he saw their faith. Luke 5:20 A man was paralyzed upon a bed, and had been that way for a long time. His friends, knowing that Jesus was in town, took him to Jesus so that their friend might be healed by him. However, when they arrived at the place where Jesus was at, the crowds were so …

The realism of Scripture

August 17th

And you hath he quickened, who were dead in trespasses and sins. Eph. 2:1 We are living in an age in which each advance in technology overtakes the last in breathtaking rapidity. It’s amazing what we can do now that just a few years ago would have seemed impossible. And it doesn’t look like there …

Don't let sin reign

August 16th

Let not sin therefore reign in your mortal body, that ye should obey it in the lusts thereof. Romans 6:12 It is always important to pay attention to connecting words like "therefore." You should always ask the question: "Why is the therefore there for?" What is its function in the overall argument? …

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