Devotionals (Page 3)

Devotionals (Page 3)

Verse of the Day – April 13, 2023

April 13, 2023 – Thursday  Acts 13:12    NIV 12 When the proconsul saw what had happened, he believed, for he was amazed at the teaching about the Lord. Comments This is during the initial phase of the apostle Paul’s first missionary journey. With him are Barnabas and John Mark (who wrote the book of Mark). They left the church at Antioch,…

Verse of the Day – April 12, 2023

April 12, 2023 – Wednesday  Acts 11:18    NIV 18 When they heard this, they had no further objections and praised God, saying, “So then, even to Gentiles God has granted repentance that leads to life.” Acts 11:18    BSB 18 When they heard this, their objections were put to rest, and they glorified God, saying, “So…

Verse of the Day – April 11, 2023

April 11, 2023 – Tuesday  Acts 11:1-2    NIV 1 The apostles and the believers throughout Judea heard that the Gentiles also had received the word of God. 2 So when Peter went up to Jerusalem, the circumcised believers criticized him 3 and said, “You went into the house of uncircumcised men and ate with them.” Comments If…

Verse of the Day – April 10, 2023

April 10, 2023 – Monday  Acts 10:43    NIV 43 All the prophets testify about him that everyone who believes in him receives forgiveness of sins through his name. Comments The above verse is the last verse of Peter’s message to the people within the house of the Centurion Cornelius in Caesarea. What followed was 44 While Peter was…

Verse of the Day – April 7, 2023

April 07, 2023 – Friday  Acts 9:30    NIV 40 Peter sent them all out of the room; then he got down on his knees and prayed. Turning toward the dead woman, he said, “Tabitha, get up.” She opened her eyes, and seeing Peter she sat up. 41 He took her by the hand and helped her to her feet. Then he called for the believers, especially…

Verse of the Day – Apr. 5, 2023

April 05, 2023 – Wednesday  Acts 9:30    NIV 30 When the believers learned of this, they took him down to Caesarea and sent him off to Tarsus. Comments This is the story of Saul (later Paul) who on his way to Damascus met Jesus and was blinded. After his sight was restored, he spent several days with believers in Damascus and, 20 At…

Verse of the Day – Apr. 4, 2023

April 04, 2023 – Tuesday  Acts 8:12-13    NIV 12 But when they believed Philip as he proclaimed the good news of the kingdom of God and the name of Jesus Christ, they were baptized, both men and women.  13 Simon himself believed and was baptized. And he followed Philip everywhere, astonished by the great signs and miracles he saw. Comments If…

Verse of the Day – Apr. 3, 2023

April 03, 2023 – Monday  Acts 5:12-14    NIV 12 The apostles performed many signs and wonders among the people. And all the believers used to meet together in Solomon’s Colonnade.  13 No one else dared join them, even though they were highly regarded by the people. 14 Nevertheless, more and more men and women believed in the Lord and were added to…

Verse of the Day – March 31, 2023

March 31, 2023 – Friday  Acts 4:32    NIV 32 All the believers were one in heart and mind. No one claimed that any of their possessions was their own, but they shared everything they had. Comments How powerful to read 32 All the believers were one in heart and mind. No one claimed that any of their possessions was their own, but…

Verse of the Day – Mar. 30, 2023

March 30, 2023 – Thursday  Acts 4:4    NIV 4 But many who heard the message believed; so the number of men who believed grew to about five thousand. Comments Let’s look at the preceding verses for context, 1 The priests and the captain of the temple guard and the Sadducees came up to Peter and John while they were speaking to the…

Verse of the Day – Mar. 29, 2023

March 29, 2023 – Wednesday  Acts 2:44-45    NIV 44 All the believers were together and had everything in common.  45 They sold property and possessions to give to anyone who had need. Comments Jesus has already ascended and told His disciples to wait on the Holy Spirit. In this chapter the Holy Spirit came and filled all of them on the day of…

Verse of the Day – Mar. 28, 2023

March 28, 2023 – Tuesday  John 20:26-27    NIV 26 A week later his disciples were in the house again, and Thomas was with them. Though the doors were locked, Jesus came and stood among them and said, “Peace be with you!”  27 Then he said to Thomas, “Put your finger here; see my hands. Reach out your hand and put it into my side. Stop doubting and…

Verse of the Day – Mar. 27, 2023

March 27, 2023 – Monday  John 20:24-25    NIV 24 Now Thomas (also known as Didymus), one of the Twelve, was not with the disciples when Jesus came.  25 So the other disciples told him, “We have seen the Lord!” But he said to them, “Unless I see the nail marks in his hands and put my finger where the nails were, and put my hand into his side, I…

Verse of the Day – Mar. 24, 2023

March 24, 2023 – Friday  John 20:19-20    NIV 19 On the evening of that first day of the week, when the disciples were together, with the doors locked for fear of the Jewish leaders, Jesus came and stood among them and said, “Peace be with you!”  20 After he said this, he showed them his hands and side. The disciples were overjoyed when they saw…