Devotionals

Praying

Names of God

July 9th

The everlasting God…fainteth not, neither is weary – Isaiah 40:28 There never has been a time when God did not exist. There never will be a time when he is not present. He is the one and only everlasting. Over 400 times in the Old Testament the concepts of everlasting, always, or never are …

Prayer

July 8th

He spake a parable unto them to this end, that men ought always to pray, and not to faint – Luke 18:1 Some of the parables of Jesus Christ are difficult to fully understand or perfectly apply. However the parable of “the unjust judge” is interpreted and applied for us, by the Holy Spirit himself. …

God’s Word

July 7th

Every word of God is pure – Proverbs 30:5 When you watch a play, read books, take in a movie, or even converse with friends, you must have the filter on. Is this worldview right? Are these ideas true? Is this lesson correct? Is the moral of this story actually moral? But when we come to the Word of …

The Gospel Message

July 6th

God hath given to us eternal life, and this life is in his Son. He that hath the Son hath life; and he that hath not the Son of God hath not life – 1 John 5:11-12 There are some things in life you can do without. You can survive without iPods, shopping malls, or football games. You can even get by …

Salvation

July 5th

My salvation, my high tower, and my refuge, my savior … – 2 Samuel 22:3 David had sought refuge in the mountains countless times while being hunted by King Saul. He knew both the discomfort of being exposed and vulnerable, and the peace of being safely tucked away in a strong fortress. Now David, …

Repentance

July 4th

Thou hast left thy first love. Remember therefore from whence thou art fallen, and repent – Revelation 2:4-5 Do you remember when your eyes were first opened to see the beauty and the grace and the power of Jesus Christ? Perhaps it was at a young age, or after many wrong and painful choices, or as …

Sin and Its Effects

July 3rd

All have sinned, and come short of the glory of God – Romans 3:23 In one short statement Paul sums up both the gravity and the scope of the human condition. What is the great damage that sin inflicts? Worst of all, sin causes us to fall short—not just of parental expectations or personal …

Sovereignty of God

July 2nd

All this was done, that it might be fulfilled which was spoken of the Lord by the prophet – Matthew 1:22 That a virgin would bring forth a son is astounding; that Jesus will certainly save His people is reassuring; that God would condescend to be with us is humbling. But there is another point that …

God and His Attributes

July 1st

The Father of lights, with whom is no variableness, neither shadow of turning – James 1:17 The only thing constant in this world is change. Fashions change; people change; governments change; even the earth’s topography changes over time. But God does not change; he is immutable. Although he is a …

Future Things

June 30th

When these things begin to come to pass, then look up, and lift up your heads; for your redemption draweth nigh – Luke 21:28 The exact same event described by Jesus as being a dreadful and terrible day for some, who will quake with fear, is promised to others as a day of deliverance. When the Son …