Devotionals (Page 16)

Devotionals (Page 16)

Verse of the Day – 10 March 2023

John 13:18-20  NIV 18 “I am not referring to all of you; I know those I have chosen. But this is to fulfill this passage of Scripture: ‘He who shared my bread has turned against me.’ 19 “I am telling you now before it happens, so that when it does happen you will believe that I am who I am. 20 Very truly I tell you, whoever accepts anyone I send accepts me; and…

Verse of the Day – 9 March 2023

March 09, 2023 – ThursdayJohn 12:44-46  NIV 44 Then Jesus cried out, “Whoever believes in me does not believe in me only, but in the one who sent me. 45 The one who looks at me is seeing the one who sent me. 46 I have come into the world as a light, so that no one who believes in me should stay in darkness. Comments Continuing from yesterday’s comments on 12:42-43 that…

Verse of the Day – 8 March 2023

John 12:37-38  NIV 37 Even after Jesus had performed so many signs in their presence, they still would not believe in him. 38 This was to fulfill the word of Isaiah the prophet: “Lord, who has believed our message and to whom has the arm of the Lord been revealed?”  Comments Continuing from yesterday’s look at verses 35-36, we continue with verses 37 and 38 to…

Verse of the Day – 7 March 2023

March 07, 2023 – Tuesday  John 12:35-36  NIV 35 Then Jesus told them, “You are going to have the light just a little while longer. Walk while you have the light, before darkness overtakes you. Whoever walks in the dark does not know where they are going. 36 Believe in the light while you have the light, so that you may become children of light.” When he had…

Verse of the Day – 6 March 2023

John 12:34  NIV 34 The crowd spoke up, “We have heard from the Law that the Messiah will remain forever, so how can you say, ‘The Son of Man must be lifted up’? Who is this ‘Son of Man’?” Comments Originally wanted to go over this verse, then the next two, and follow up with a few more. But there is so much to discuss on this verse alone in preparation for…

Verse of the Day – Mar. 3, 2023

March 03, 2023 – Friday  John 12:12-14    NIV 12 The next day the great crowd that had come for the festival heard that Jesus was on his way to Jerusalem.  13 They took palm branches and went out to meet him, shouting, “Hosanna!” “Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord!” “Blessed is the king of Israel!” 14 Jesus found a young donkey and…

Verse of the Day – Mar. 2, 2023

March 02, 2023 – Thursday  John 11:41-42    NIV 45 Therefore many of the Jews who had come to visit Mary, and had seen what Jesus did, believed in him.  46 But some of them went to the Pharisees and told them what Jesus had done. Comments Yesterday, 43Jesus called in a loud voice, “Lazarus, come out!” And Lazarus did indeed come out…

Verse of the Day – Mar. 1, 2023

March 01, 2023 – Wednesday  John 11:41-42    NIV 41 So they took away the stone. Then Jesus looked up and said, “Father, I thank you that you have heard me.  42 I knew that you always hear me, but I said this for the benefit of the people standing here, that they may believe that you sent me.” Comments Yesterday, on the last day of February, we…

Verse of the Day – Feb. 28, 2023

February 28, 2023 – Tuesday  John 11:38-39    NIV 38 Jesus, once more deeply moved, came to the tomb. It was a cave with a stone laid across the entrance.  39 “Take away the stone,” he said. “But, Lord,” said Martha, the sister of the dead man, “by this time there is a bad odor, for he has been there four days.”  40 Then Jesus said, “Did I not…

Verse of the Day – Feb. 27, 2023

February 27, 2023 – Monday  John 11:25-27    NIV 25 Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life. The one who believes in me will live, even though they die;  26 and whoever lives by believing in me will never die. Do you believe this?”  27 “Yes, Lord,” she replied, “I believe that you are the Messiah, the Son of God, who is to come into…

Verse of the Day – Feb. 24, 2023

February 24, 2023 – Friday  John 11:14-15    NIV 14 So then he told them plainly, “Lazarus is dead,  15 and for your sake I am glad I was not there, so that you may believe. But let us go to him.” Comments This is a follow on from Jesus in a discussion begun a few verses before. Earlier Jesus told His disciples, 11 Our friend Lazarus has…

Verse of the Day – Feb. 23, 2023

February 23, 2023 – Thursday  John 10:37-38     NIV 37 Do not believe me unless I do the works of my Father.  38 But if I do them, even though you do not believe me, believe the works, that you may know and understand that the Father is in me, and I in the Father. Comments Jesus has been accused on blasphemy once again and His accusers were…

Verse of the Day – Feb. 22, 2023

February 22, 2023 – Wednesday  John 10:25-27     NIV 25 Jesus answered, “I did tell you, but you do not believe. The works I do in my Father’s name testify about me, 26 but you do not believe because you are not my sheep.  27 My sheep listen to my voice; I know them, and they follow me. Comments Jesus’ reply above is to the question posed to…

Verse of the Day – Feb. 21, 2023

February 21, 2023 – Tuesday  John 9:35-38     NIV 35 Jesus heard that they had thrown him out, and when he found him, he said, “Do you believe in the Son of Man?” 36 “Who is he, sir?” the man asked. “Tell me so that I may believe in him.” 37 Jesus said, “You have now seen him; in fact, he is the one speaking with you.”…

Verse of the Day – Feb. 20, 2023

February 20, 2023 – Monday  Acts 16:14     NIV 14 One of those listening was a woman from the city of Thyatira named Lydia, a dealer in purple cloth. She was a worshiper of God. The Lord opened her heart to respond to Paul’s message. Psalm 23:5     NIV 5 You prepare a table before me in the presence of my…