Devotionals

Praying

The God who listens

May 23rd

I cried unto God with my voice, even unto God with my voice; and he gave ear unto me. Psalm 77:1 This morning I was listening to Dr. Mohler's Briefing, and in it he discusses an article in the New York Times entitled, "How to pray to a God you don't believe in." And the author of that article …

The Indwelling Spirit

May 22nd

But ye are not in the flesh, but in the Spirit, if so be that the Spirit of God dwell in you. Now if any man have not the Spirit of Christ, he is none of his. Romans 8:9 What does it mean for the Holy Spirit to dwell in us?  The word used here is the Greek word oikeo, which means to live in a …

What manner of persons ought ye to be?

May 21st

Seeing then that all these things shall be dissolved, what manner of persons ought ye to be in all holy conversation and godliness, looking for and hasting unto the coming of the day of God, wherein the heavens being on fire shall be dissolved, and the elements shall melt with fervent heat? 2 Peter …

Reserved for God by grace

May 20th

God hath not cast away his people which he foreknew. Wot ye not what the scripture saith of Elias? how he maketh intercession to God against Israel saying, Lord, they have killed thy prophets, and digged down thine altars; and I am left alone, and they seek my life. But what saith the answer of God …

Our God and Savior Jesus Christ

May 19th

Simon Peter, a servant and an apostle of Jesus Christ, to them that have obtained like precious faith with us through the righteousness of God and our Saviour Jesus Christ: . . . For so an entrance shall be ministered unto you abundantly into the everlasting kingdom of our Lord and Saviour Jesus …

Innumerable mercies

May 18th

My mouth shall shew forth thy righteousness and thy salvation all the day; for I know not the numbers thereof. Psalm 71:15 As John wrote of Jesus, that even the world could not contain the books that might be written of our Lord's wonderful works (Jn. 21:25), so the psalmist says of God's works in …

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 …

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