Devotionals

Praying

All God's words are true

May 17th

These are they that were numbered by Moses and Eleazar the priest, who numbered the children of Israel in the plains of Moab by Jordan near Jericho. But among these there was not a man of them whom Moses and Aaron the priest numbered, when they numbered the children of Israel in the wilderness of …

God is the gospel

May 16th

Having therefore, brethren, boldness to enter into the holiest by the blood of Jesus. Heb. 10:19 You will notice that what is offered to us in the gospel is not the goods of this world, or even that of the next. What is offered to us in the gospel is  God. Everything in the Holy Place was about …

Make a joyful noise

May 15th

Make a joyful noise unto God, all ye lands: sing forth the honour of his name: make his praise glorious. Psalm 66:1-2 Why is it that we are so often unable to lift up our hearts and souls in praise to God? Why is it that our mouths are so often silent in praise to God while filled with complaints? …

No condemnation

May 14th

There is therefore now no condemnation to them which are in Christ Jesus. Rom. 8:1 Five Reasons from Romans which demonstrate that justification is a one-time declaration that will never be repealed. 1. The absolute nature of the statement in Rom. 8:1 points to this reality. If Paul believed that …

Words that edify

May 13th

Let no corrupt communication proceed out of your mouth, but that which is good to the use of edifying, that it may minister grace unto the hearers. Eph. 4:29 How are we to order our speech? Let us follow the apostle’s order here and consider first the negative prohibition and then the positive …

Love your Savior

May 12th

"Wherein ye greatly rejoice, though now for a season, if need be, ye are in heaviness through manifold temptations: That the trial of your faith, being much more precious than of gold that perisheth, though it be tried with fire, might be found unto praise and honour and glory at the appearing of …

Rejoice in your inheritance

May 11th

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, which according to his abundant mercy hath begotten us again unto a lively hope by the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, to an inheritance incorruptible, and undefiled, and that fadeth not away, reserved in heaven for you, who are …

The Christian as an elect exile

May 10th

Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, To those who are elect exiles of the Dispersion in Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia, according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, in the sanctification of the Spirit, for obedience to Jesus Christ and for sprinkling with his blood: May grace …

Vain repetitions

May 9th

But when ye pray, use not vain repetitions, as the heathen do: for they think that they shall be heard for their much speaking. Be not ye therefore like unto them: for your Father knoweth what things ye have need of, before ye ask him. Matthew 6:7-8 Why do people use vain repetitions? Why do we …

Saved by grace

May 8th

For by grace are ye saved through faith, and that not of yourselves; it is the gift of God. Eph. 2:8 When Paul says that we are saved by grace through faith, and that not of ourselves, it is the gift of God (8), we should not exclude the “faith” as that to which “it” is pointing as part of the gift …

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