Bethel Evangelical Lutheran worshiping Jesus at 8th and N. East Ave. in York, NE.402-363-0022

You Gotta Have Faith – February 24, 2018

What then shall we say that Abraham, our forefather, discovered in this matter? If, in fact, Abraham was justified by works, he had something to boast about—but not before God. What does the Scripture say? “Abraham believed God, and it was credited to him as righteousness.” Now when a man works, his wages are not […]

God is Love – February 23, 2018

Whoever does not love does not know God, because God is love. 1 John 4:8 God is Love Daily Devotion – February 23, 2018 Devotion based on 1 John 4:8 See series: Devotions God is loving. He has given me a body and a soul. He constantly sustains my body with food and drink, […]

God is Just -February 22, 2018

[Our God] is the Rock, his works are perfect, and all his ways are just. A faithful God who does no wrong, upright and just is he. Deuteronomy 32:4 God is Just Daily Devotion – February 22, 2018 Devotion based on Deuteronomy 32:4 See series: Devotions A characteristic of God that he revealed about […]

Prove That You Love Me – February 21, 2018

“God himself will provide the lamb for the burnt offering…” “…Now I know that you fear God, because you have not withheld from me your son, your only son.”…He went over and took the ram and sacrificed it as a burnt offering instead of his son. …“On the mountain of the LORD it will be […]

God is for Us – February 20, 2018

If God is for us, who can be against us? He who did not spare his own Son, but gave him up for us all—how will he not also, along with him, graciously give us all things? Who will bring any charge against those whom God has chosen? It is God who justifies. Who is […]

Tempted, Yet Triumphant – February 19, 2018

At once the Spirit sent [Jesus] out into the desert, and he was in the desert forty days, being tempted by Satan. He was with the wild animals, and angels attended him. Mark 1:12-13 Tempted, Yet Triumphant Daily Devotion – February 19, 2018 Devotion based on Mark 1:12-13 See series: Devotions No one truly […]

Safe – February 18, 2018

Then Jesus was led by the Spirit into the desert to be tempted by the devil. Matthew 4:1 Safe Daily Devotion – February 18, 2018 Devotion based on Matthew 4:1 See series: Devotions Every time I pray the Lord’s Prayer (Matthew 6:9-13), I find great comfort in the words, “And lead us not into […]

The One for the Many – February 17, 2018

“…through the obedience of the one Man the many will be made righteous.” Romans 5:19 The One for the Many Daily Devotion – February 17, 2018 Devotion based on Romans 5:19 See series: Devotions Al Capone is a household name in American history. Al Capone is the notorious mob leader who ruled the city […]

God is Holy – February 16, 2018

“Speak to the entire assembly of Israel and say to them: ‘Be holy because I, the LORD your God, am holy.’” Leviticus 19:2 God is Holy Daily Devotion – February 16, 2018 Devotion based on Leviticus 19:2 See series: Devotions God in heaven is absolutely perfect. He wants heaven to be a perfect place […]

God is Everywhere – February 15, 2018

“Am I only a God nearby,” declares the LORD, “and not a God far away? Who can hide in secret places so that I cannot see them?” declares the LORD. “Do not I fill heaven and earth?” declares the LORD. Jeremiah 23:23-24 God is Everywhere Daily Devotion – February 15, 2018 Devotion based on Jeremiah […]

God’s Work Goes On – February 14, 2018

When they had crossed, Elijah said to Elisha, “Tell me what can I do for you before I am taken from you.” “Let me inherit a double portion of your spirit.” Elisha replied. “You have asked a difficult thing,” Elijah said, “yet if you see me when I am taken from you, it will be […]

Free – February 13, 2018

Where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom. 2 Corinthians 3:17 Free Daily Devotion – February 13, 2018 Devotion based on 2 Corinthians 3:17 See series: Devotions Christian author, Timothy Keller tells of a woman who has tasted what real freedom is. As a parish pastor, Keller met this woman when she […]

With Jesus I am Never Alone – February 12, 2018

Suddenly, when they looked around, they no longer saw anyone with them except Jesus. Mark 9:8 With Jesus I am Never Alone Daily Devotion – February 12, 2018 Devotion based on Mark 9:8 See series: Devotions The disciples must have been disappointed. One moment they saw a glimpse of heaven. Jesus allowed his glory […]

Blessed Assurance – February 11, 2018

After six days Jesus took with him Peter, James and John, the brother of James, and led them up a high mountain by themselves. There he was transfigured before them. His face shone like the sun, and his clothes became as white as the light. Matthew 17:1-2 Blessed Assurance Daily Devotion – February 11, 2018 […]

Real – February 10, 2018

We did not follow cleverly invented stories when we told you about the power and coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, but we were eyewitnesses of his majesty. 2 Peter 1:16 Real Daily Devotion – February 10, 2018 Devotion based on 2 Peter 1:16 See series: Devotions In 2001, director Stephen Spielberg and actor […]

God is All-Knowing – February 9, 2018

The third time [Jesus] said to [Peter], “Simon son of John, do you love me?” Peter was hurt because Jesus asked him the third time, “Do you love me?” He said, “Lord, you know all things; you know that I love you.” John 21:17 God is All-Knowing Daily Devotion – February 9, 2018 Devotion based […]

Almighty God Keeps His Promises – February 8, 2018

When Abram was ninety-nine years old, the LORD appeared to him and said, “I am God Almighty; walk before me and be blameless.” Genesis 17:1 Almighty God Keeps His Promises Daily Devotion – February 8, 2018 Devotion based on Genesis 17:1 See series: Devotions It had been 24 years since God had promised Abram […]

Life Is Hard, Even for Christians – February 7, 2018

“Does not man have hard service on earth? Are not his days like those of a hired man? Like a slave longing for the evening shadows, or a hired man waiting eagerly for his wages, so I have been allotted months of futility, and nights of misery have been assigned to me. When I lie […]

Theft – February 6, 2018

I do all this for the sake of the gospel, that I may share in its blessings. 1 Corinthians 9:23 Theft Daily Devotion – February 6, 2018 Devotion based on 1 Corinthians 9:23 See series: Devotions Martin Luther loved to preach. He loved to climb into his pulpit and proclaim to souls the Good […]

Jesus Came to Preach – February 5, 2018

Jesus replied, “Let us go somewhere else—to the nearby villages—so I can preach there also. That is why I have come.” Mark 1:38 Jesus Came to Preach Daily Devotion – February 5, 2018 Devotion based on Mark 1:38 See series: Devotions This is what Jesus should be. This is what Jesus should do. Many […]

Repentance – February 4, 2018

Is this the kind of fast I have chosen, only a day for a man to humble himself? Is it only for bowing one’s head like a reed and for lying on sackcloth and ashes? Is that what you call a fast, a day acceptable to the LORD? Isaiah 58:5 Repentance Daily Devotion – February […]

What Makes the Case – February 3, 2018

My message and my preaching were not with wise and persuasive words, but with a demonstration of the Spirit’s power, so that your faith might not rest on men’s wisdom, but on God’s power. 1 Corinthians 2:4-5 What Makes the Case Daily Devotion – February 3, 2018 Devotion based on 1 Corinthians 2:4-5 See […]

God is Eternal – February 2, 2018

“The eternal God is your refuge, and underneath are the everlasting arms.” Deuteronomy 33:27 God is Eternal Daily Devotion – February 2, 2018 Devotion based on Deuteronomy 33:27 See series: Devotions One of life’s frustrations is having too much to do and not enough time to do it. Likewise, one of life’s tragedies is […]

Worship God in Spirit and Truth – February 1, 2018

“God is spirit, and his worshipers must worship in spirit and in truth.” John 4:24 Worship God in Spirit and Truth Daily Devotion – February 1, 2018 Devotion based on John 4:24 See series: Devotions “How do I worship God?” the woman wondered. There she was at a well, talking with a man named […]