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Listen to Him – January 31, 2018

The LORD your God will raise up for you a prophet like me from among your own brothers. You must listen to him. For this is what you asked of the LORD your God at Horeb on the day of the assembly when you said, “Let us not hear the voice of the LORD our […]

Consider the Spiritual Welfare of Others – January 30, 2018

If what I eat causes my brother to fall into sin, I will never eat meat again, so that I will not cause him to fall. 1 Corinthians 8:13 Consider the Spiritual Welfare of Others Daily Devotion – January 30, 2018 Devotion based on 1 Corinthians 8:13 See series: Devotions People can go to […]

Authority of Jesus – January 29, 2018

When the Sabbath came, Jesus went into the synagogue and began to teach. The people were amazed at his teaching, because he taught them as one who had authority, not as the teachers of the law. Just then a man in their synagogue who was possessed by an evil spirit cried out, “What do you […]

The Sunday Morning Faces – January 28, 2018

God chose the weak things of the world to shame the strong. He chose the lowly things of this world and the despised things—and the things that are not—to nullify the things that are. 1 Corinthians 1:27-28 The Sunday Morning Faces Daily Devotion – January 28, 2018 Devotion based on1 Corinthians 1:27-28 See series: […]

Completely Different – January 27, 2018

“Blessed are you when people insult you, persecute you and falsely say all kinds of evil against you because of me. Rejoice and be glad, because great is your reward in heaven.” Matthew 5:11-12 Completely Different Daily Devotion – January 27, 2018 Devotion based on Matthew 5:11-12 See series: Devotions Dennis and David are […]

Humble Yourself – January 26, 2018

Humble yourselves before the Lord, and he will lift you up. James 4:10 Humble Yourself Daily Devotion – January 26, 2018 Devotion based on James 4:10 See series: Devotions There he was. The game was over. Pandemonium had erupted from the crowd of 80,000 plus. There he was. The hero. Standing on a bench, […]

What is True – January 25, 2018

Whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things. Philippians 4:8 What is True Daily Devotion – January 25, 201 Devotion based on Philippians 4:8 See series: Devotions We’re often told that we should think happy thoughts. […]

The God of Second Chances – January 24, 2018

The word of the LORD came to Jonah a second time: “Go to the great city of Nineveh and proclaim to it the message I give you.” Jonah obeyed the word of the LORD and went to Nineveh. Now Nineveh was a very important city—a visit required three days. On the first day, Jonah started […]

Unforeseen Witnessing – January 23, 2018

After [Paul and Silas] had been severely flogged, they were thrown into prison, and the jailer was commanded to guard them carefully. Upon receiving such orders, he put them in the inner cell and fastened their feet in the stocks. About midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God, and the other […]

Come, Follow Me – January 22, 2018

After John was put in prison, Jesus went into Galilee, proclaiming the good news of God. “The time has come,” he said. “The kingdom of God is near. Repent and believe the good news!” As Jesus walked beside the Sea of Galilee, he saw Simon and his brother Andrew casting a net into the lake, […]

Jesus is the Light – January 21, 2018

The people walking in darkness have seen a great light; on those living in the land of the shadow of death a light has dawned. Isaiah 9:2 Jesus is the Light Daily Devotion – January 21, 2018 Devotion based on Isaiah 9:2 See series: Devotions Light is certainly one of the most precious things […]

Unite and Conquer – January 20, 2018

I appeal to you, brothers, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that all of you agree with one another so that there may be no divisions among you and that you may be perfectly united in mind and thought. My brothers, some from Chloe’s household have informed me that there are quarrels among […]

The Golden Rule – January 19, 2018

“In everything, do to others what you would have them do to you.” Matthew 7:12 The Golden Rule Daily Devotion – January 19, 2018 Devotion based on Matthew 7:12 See series: Devotions These words from Jesus in Matthew chapter 7 are commonly known as the Golden Rule: “Do unto others as you would have […]

Awesome Promise! – January 18, 2018

No temptation has seized you except what is common to man. And God is faithful; he will not let you be tempted beyond what you can bear. But when you are tempted, he will also provide a way out so that you can stand up under it. 1 Corinthians 10:13 Awesome Promise! Daily Devotion – […]

Speak, O Lord – January 17, 2018

The boy Samuel ministered before the LORD under Eli. In those days the word of the LORD was rare; there were not many visions. One night Eli, whose eyes were becoming so weak that he could barely see, was lying down in his usual place. The lamp of God had not yet gone out, and […]

A Mystery Solved – January 16, 2018

In reading this, then, you will be able to understand my insight into the mystery of Christ…This mystery is that through the gospel the Gentiles are heirs together with Israel, members together of one body, and sharers together in the promise in Christ Jesus. Ephesians 3:4,6 A Mystery Solved Daily Devotion – January 16, 2018 […]

Follow Me – January 15, 2018

[Jesus] said to [Philip], “Follow me.” John 1:43 Follow Me Daily Devotion – January 15, 2018 Devotion based on John 1:43 See series: Devotions Now I don’t think we would say this out loud, but do you ever wonder, “Is Jesus really worth following?” I mean, we have access to the latest and greatest […]

The Passover – January 14, 2018

The next day John saw Jesus coming toward him and said, “Look, the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world! John 1:29 The Passover Daily Devotion – January 14, 2018 Devotion based on John 1:29 See series: Devotions By calling Jesus “the Lamb of God” John the Baptist pointed the […]

Your God Will Not Let You Fall – January 13, 2018

Therefore you do not lack any spiritual gift as you eagerly wait for our Lord Jesus Christ to be revealed. He will keep you strong to the end, so that you will be blameless on the day of our Lord Jesus Christ. God, who has called you into fellowship with his Son Jesus Christ our […]

See yourself as God sees you – January 12, 2018

You are all sons of God through faith in Christ Jesus, for all of you who were baptized into Christ have clothed yourselves with Christ. There is neither Jew nor Greek, slave nor free, male nor female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus. Galatians 3:26–28 See yourself as God sees you Daily Devotion […]

When You Feel Stuck – January 11, 2018

In my anguish I cried to the LORD, and he answered by setting me free. The LORD is with me; I will not be afraid. Psalm 118:5–6 When You Feel Stuck Daily Devotion – January 11, 2018 Devotion based on Psalm 118:5–6 See series: Devotions Several years ago, there was a popular book and […]

Small Things – January 10, 2018

And now the LORD says—he who formed me in the womb to be his servant to bring Jacob back to him and gather Israel to himself, for I am honored in the eyes of the LORD and my God has been my strength—he says: “It is too small a thing for you to be my […]

Patience – January 9, 2018

Bear in mind that our Lord’s patience means salvation. 2 Peter 3:15a Patience Daily Devotion – January 9, 2018 Devotion based on 2 Peter 3:15a See series: Devotions There’s an old Jewish story about Abraham. Abraham was sitting outside his tent when an old, weary man came by. Abraham invited him in and fixed […]

Proud or Pleased – January 8, 2018

A voice came from heaven: “You are my Son, whom I love; with you I am well pleased.” Mark 1:11 Proud or Pleased Daily Devotion – January 8, 2018 Devotion based on Mark 1:11 See series: Devotions Ken was always proud of his son. His academic and athletic achievements spoke for themselves. At the […]