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Out of Our Mouths – September 22, 2017

Do not let any unwholesome talk come out of your mouths, but only what is helpful for building others up according to their needs, that it may benefit those who listen. Ephesians 4:29 Out of Our Mouths Daily Devotion – September 22, 2017 Devotion based on Ephesians 4:29 See series: Devotions The trip to […]

Slam the Door on Satan – September 21, 2017

“In your anger do not sin”: Do not let the sun go down while you are still angry, and do not give the devil a foothold. Ephesians 4:26-27 Slam the Door on Satan Daily Devotion – September 21, 2017 Devotion based on Ephesians 4:26-27 See series: Devotions When it is said that someone has […]

Words for a Struggling Servant – September 20, 2017

15You understand, O LORD; remember me and care for me. Avenge me on my persecutors. You are long-suffering—do not take me away; think of how I suffer reproach for your sake. 16When your words came, I ate them; they were my joy and my heart’s delight, for I bear your name, O LORD God Almighty. […]

A Living Sacrifice – September 19, 2017

Therefore, I urge you, brothers, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as living sacrifices, holy and pleasing to God—this is your spiritual act of worship. Do not conform any longer to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Romans 12:1-2 A Living Sacrifice Daily Devotion […]

The Value of Your Soul – September 18, 2017

“What good will it be for a man if he gains the whole world, yet forfeits his soul? Or what can a man give in exchange for his soul?” Matthew 16:26 The Value of Your Soul Daily Devotion – September 18, 2017 Devotion based on Matthew 16:26 See series: Devotions The status quo is […]

A Different Perspective – September 17, 2017

“For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted.” Luke 14:11 A Different Perspective Daily Devotion – September 17, 2017 Devotion based on Luke 14:11 See series: Devotions “Go on, you deserve the credit. Let people know what you did!” These were Diane’s words to her co-worker. […]

The Savior Has Noticed You – September 16, 2017

Do not exalt yourself in the king’s presence, and do not claim a place among great men; it is better for him to say to you, “Come up here,” then for him to humiliate you before a nobleman. Proverbs 25:6-7 The Savior Has Noticed You Daily Devotion – September 16, 2017 Devotion based on Proverbs […]

A Humble Reminder – September 15, 2017

Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love. Ephesians 4:2 A Humble Reminder Daily Devotion – September 15, 2017 Devotion based on Ephesians 4:2 See series: Devotions Professional football player Alfred Morris made headlines for the kind of car he drove. Many professional athletes have the financial means to […]

Saved by Grace – September 14, 2017

For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith—and this not from yourselves, it is the gift of God—not by works, so that no one can boast. Ephesians 2:8-9 Saved by Grace Daily Devotion – September 14, 2017 Devotion based on Ephesians 2:8-9 See series: Devotions In some parts of the world […]

I Am the LORD – September 13, 2017

God also said to Moses, “I am the LORD. I appeared to Abraham, to Isaac and to Jacob as God Almighty, but by my name the LORD I did not make myself known to them. I also established my covenant with them to give them the land of Canaan, where they lived as aliens. Moreover, […]

Unsearchable – September 12, 2017

Oh, the depth of the riches of the wisdom and knowledge of God. How unsearchable his judgments, and his paths beyond tracing out. Romans 11:33 Unsearchable Daily Devotion – September 12, 2017 Devotion based on Romans 11:33 See series: Devotions Consider this. A stack of one hundred 1 dollar bills is a little less […]

Good, Better, Best – September 11, 2017

When Jesus came to the region of Caesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples, “Who do people say the Son of Man is?” They replied, “Some say John the Baptist; others say Elijah; and still others Jeremiah or one of the prophets.” “But what about you?” he asked. “Who do you say I am?” Simon Peter […]

Heaven’s Door is Open – September 10, 2017

And I, because of their actions and their imaginations, am about to come and gather all nations and tongues, and they will come and see my glory. I will set a sign among them, and I will send some of those who survive to the nations—to Tarshish, to the Libyans and Lydians (famous as archers), […]

Celebrate Your Future – September 9, 2017

You have not come to a mountain that can be touched and that is burning with fire; to darkness, gloom and storm; to a trumpet blast or to such a voice speaking words that those who heard it begged that no further word be spoken to them, because they could not bear what was commanded: […]

The Giver of Life – September 8, 2017

As for you, you were dead in your transgressions and sins… But because of his great love for us, God, who is rich in mercy, made us alive with Christ even when we were dead in transgressions—it is by grace you have been saved. Ephesians 2:1,4-5 The Giver of Life Daily Devotion – September 8, […]

Every Spiritual Blessing – September 7, 2017

Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in the heavenly realms with every spiritual blessing in Christ. Ephesians 1:3 Every Spiritual Blessing Daily Devotion – September 7, 2017 Devotion based on Ephesians 1:3 See series: Devotions In today’s Bible verse, the apostle Paul tells the […]

A Very Special People – September 6, 2017

This is what the LORD says: “Maintain justice and do what is right, for my salvation is close at hand and my righteousness will soon be revealed. … And foreigners who bind themselves to the LORD to serve him, to love the name of the LORD, and to worship him, all who keep the Sabbath […]

Apartments – September 5, 2017

…I am so eager to preach the gospel also to you who are at Rome. Romans 1:15 Apartments Daily Devotion – September 5, 2017 Devotion based on Romans 1:15 See series: Devotions If you visit the city of Rome today and walk through its ancient ruins, what you’ll see are the remnants of massive, […]

Desperate, Determined, or Devoted – September 4, 2017

The woman came and knelt before [Jesus], “Lord, help me!” she said. He replied, “It is not right to take the children’s bread and toss it to their dogs.” “Yes, Lord,” she said, “but even the dogs eat the crumbs that fall from their master’s table.” Then Jesus answered, “Woman, you have great faith! Your […]

Our Heavenly Family – September 3, 2017

“I have come to bring fire on the earth, and how I wish it were already kindled! But I have a baptism to undergo, and how distressed I am until it is completed! Do you think I came to bring peace on earth? No, I tell you, but division. From now on there will be […]

Run Life’s Race with Our Savior – September 2, 2017

Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles, and let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us. Let us fix our eyes on Jesus, the author and perfecter of our faith, who for the […]

You’ve Got Mail! – September 1, 2017

To the saints in Ephesus, the faithful in Christ Jesus: Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Ephesians 1:1-2 You’ve Got Mail! Daily Devotion – September 1, 2017 Devotion based on Ephesians 1:1-2 See series: Devotions You’ve got mail! Well, it might be for you! The return […]

God’s People – August 31, 2017

Come, let us bow down in worship, Let us kneel before the LORD our Maker; For he is our God and we are the people of his pasture… Psalm 95:6-7a God’s People Daily Devotion – August 31, 2017 Devotion based on Psalm 95:6-7a See series: Devotions When God created our world, he did it […]

The Whisper that Wipes Away Despair – August 30, 2017

There [Elijah] went into a cave and spent the night. And the word of the LORD came to him: “What are you doing here, Elijah?”… The LORD said, “Go out and stand on the mountain in the presence of the LORD, for the LORD is about to pass by.” Then a great and powerful wind […]