Devotionals (Page 3)

Devotionals (Page 3)

Verse of the Day – Apr. 6, 2022

April 6, 2022 – Wednesday     Luke 16:30   NIV 30 ‘No, father Abraham,’ he said, ‘but if someone from the dead goes to them, they will repent.’ Comment.  The verse above makes no sense by itself, out of context. So, for context the man speaking to Father Abraham is an unnamed rich man, so rich in Jesus’ time he lived in luxury…

Verse of the Day – Apr. 5, 2022

April 05, 2022 – Tuesday     Luke 15:21   NIV 21 “The son said to him, ‘Father, I have sinned against heaven and against you. I am no longer worthy to be called your son.’ Comment.  In verses 11-32 we have a story that is popularly known as the story of The Prodigal Son. However, the use of prodigal in scripture is rare. In this…

Verses of the Day – Apr. 4, 2022

April 04, 2022 – Monday     Luke 15:7 & 10   NIV 7 I tell you that in the same way there will be more rejoicing in heaven over one sinner who repents than over ninety-nine righteous persons who do not need to repent. 10 In the same way, I tell you, there is rejoicing in the presence of the angels of God over one sinner who repents.”…

Verses of the Day – Apr. 1, 2022

April 01, 2022 – Friday     Luke 13:1-5    NIV 1 Now there were some present at that time who told Jesus about the Galileans whose blood Pilate had mixed with their sacrifices.  2 Jesus answered, “Do you think that these Galileans were worse sinners than all the other Galileans because they suffered this way?  3 I tell you, no! But…

Verses of the Day – Mar. 30, 2022

March 30, 2022 – Wednesday     Luke 3:3 & 7-8    NIV 3 He went into all the country around the Jordan, preaching a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins. 7 John said to the crowds coming out to be baptized by him, “You brood of vipers! Who warned you to flee from the coming wrath?  8 Produce fruit in keeping…

Verse of the Day – Mar. 29, 2022

March 29, 2022 – Tuesday     Mark 6:12    NIV 12 They went out and preached that people should repent. Comment.  Earlier Jesus had given His twelve disciples instructions as He sent them out. His instructions came about the following way, 7 Calling the Twelve to him, he began to send them out two by two and gave them…

Verse of the Day – Mar. 25, 2022

March 25, 2022 – Friday     Mark 1:4    NIV 4 And so John the Baptist appeared in the wilderness, preaching a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins. Comment.  We have read this before in Matthew 3:1-2, In those days John the Baptist came, preaching in the wilderness of Judea and saying, “Repent, for the…

Verses of the Day – Mar. 24, 2022

March 24, 2022 – Thursday     Matthew 21:31-32    NIV 31 “Which of the two did what his father wanted?”  “The first,” they answered. Jesus said to them, “Truly I tell you, the tax collectors and the prostitutes are entering the kingdom of God ahead of you.  32 For John came to you to show you the way of righteousness, and you did…

Verses of the Day – Mar. 22, 2022

March 22, 2022 – Tuesday     Matthew 11:20-21    NIV 20 Then Jesus began to denounce the towns in which most of his miracles had been performed, because they did not repent.  21 “Woe to you, Chorazin! Woe to you, Bethsaida! For if the miracles that were performed in you had been performed in Tyre and Sidon, they would have repented long ago in…