Devotional

Devotional

Genesis

Genesis 15:5-7

July 15, 2020 – Wednesday                                                                                                       Genesis 15:5-7   NIV 5 He took him outside and said, “Look up at the sky and count the stars—if indeed you can count them. ” Then He said to him, “So shall your offspring be.”  6 Abram believed the Lord, and He credited it to him as righteousness.   7 He also said to him, “I am the Lord, who brought you out of Ur of the Chaldeans to give you this land to take possession of it.”       …
Genesis

Genesis 15:5-7

July 14, 2020 – Tuesday                                                                                                       Genesis 15:5-7   NIV 5 He took him outside and said, “Look up at the sky and count the stars—if indeed you can count them.” Then He…
Psalms

Psalm 118:24

July 13, 2020 – Monday                                                              Psalm 118:24    ESV 24 This is the day that the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it. Comment         The above verse is very popular. You will find it on posters, shirts, plaques, signs, etc. In fact we have a metal sign with that verse…
Romans

Romans 4:19-21

July 10, 2020 – Friday                        Romans 4:19-21    NIV 19 Without weakening in his faith, he faced the fact that his body was as good as dead—since he was about a hundred years old—and that Sarah’s womb was also dead.  20 Yet he did not waver through unbelief regarding the promise of God, but was strengthened in his faith and gave glory to God,  21 being fully persuaded that God had power to…
Genesis

Genesis 50:15-17

July 09, 2020 – Thursday                                                                                                   Genesis 50:15-17  NIV 15 When Joseph’s brothers saw that their father was dead, they said, “What if Joseph holds a grudge against us and pays us back for…
Luke

Luke 12:1-4

July 08, 2020 – Wednesday                                                                                                       Luke 19:1-4  NIV 1 Jesus entered Jericho and was passing through.  2 A man was there by the name of Zacchaeus; he was a chief tax collector and was wealthy.  3 He wanted to see who Jesus was, but because he was short he could not see over the crowd.  4 So he ran ahead and climbed a sycamore-fig tree to see him, since Jesus was coming that way.                     …
Matthew

Matthew 6:14-15

July 07, 2020 – Tuesday Matthew 6:14-15  NIV 14 For if you forgive other people when they sin against you, your heavenly Father will also forgive you.  15 But if you do not forgive others their sins, your Father will not forgive your sins. Matthew 6:14-15  JUB 14 For if ye set men free from their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also set you free;  15 but if ye do not set men free from their trespasses, neither will your Father set you free from your trespasses. Comment         It always amazes…
Matthew
July 06, 2020 – Monday              Matthew 17:1a  NIV 1After six days …                                                              Comment         Confession. I am cheating a bit here as I taught on this, this past Sunday at church. Nonetheless I just went to BibleGateway.com to see if there were any real differences in the first…
Luke

Luke 2:29-32

July 03, 2020 – Friday Luke 2:29-32  NIV 29 “Sovereign Lord, as you have promised, you may now dismiss your servant in peace. 30 For my eyes have seen your salvation, 31 which you have prepared in the sight of all nations: 32 a light for revelation to the Gentiles, and the glory of your people Israel.”                                                Comment The above verses are…
1 Corinthians

1 Corinthians 12:27

July 02, 2020 – Thursday                             1 Corinthians 12:27 27 Now you are the body of Christ, and each one of you is a part of it. Comment The above verse is near the end of section of chapter twelve about Unity and Diversity in the body of Christ. It begins with verse twelve with Paul writing 12 Just as a body, though one, has many parts, but all its many…
Matthew

Matthew 23:2-3

July 01, 2020 – Wednesday                                                                                           Matthew 23:2-3 2 The teachers of the law and the Pharisees sit in Moses’ seat.  3 So you must be careful to do everything they tell you. But do not do what they…
James

James 1:2-3

June 30, 2020 – Tuesday James 1:2-3   NIV 2 Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds, 3 because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance.                          Comment Ouch!! Really? You are (I am) supposed to Consider it pure joy whenever you face trials of many kinds. Why would this be true or seem to be desired? The answer is in the next…