Daily Devotional 10-6-17

Posted by on Oct 6, 2017 in Daily Devotional, General

FORGET NONE OF HIS BENEFITS “. . . whenever you hear a word from My mouth, warn them from Me.” -Ezekiel 3:17 Casually Drifting to Hell Once upon a time there was a family-a father, mother, and three children. All the children were in their teens. The entire family was very excited about their week long rafting trip down a mighty river. They had planned the trip for months, and finally the day for the trip had come. They thought they had all the supplies they...

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Daily Devotional 9-2-16

Posted by on Sep 2, 2016 in Daily Devotional, General

SEPTEMBER 2, 2016 Lord, Keep Me Desperate Article by Jon Bloom Staff writer, desiringGod.org Many of us love Robert Robertson’s hymn “Come Thou Fount” because of these lines: Prone to wander, Lord, I feel it, Prone to leave the God I love; Here’s my heart, O take and seal it; Seal it for thy courts above. We understand this. We all keenly feel our proneness to wander from the God we love. And we all want this terrible proneness to decrease. So if we sing this hymn...

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Daily Devotional 8-26-16

Posted by on Aug 26, 2016 in Daily Devotional, General

AUGUST 26, 2016 Is My Life Worthy of the King? Four Tests Article by Tony Reinke Staff writer, desiringGod.org Is my life worthy of God? Gulp. Every self-affirming tendency inside of me is quick to mute the question, but it unavoidably forces itself back to my attention as I read through the New Testament, especially in places like Ephesians 4:1; Philippians 1:27; Colossians 1:10; 1 Thessalonians 2:12; 4:1; 2 Thessalonians 1:5, 11; and Revelation 3:4. “Walk...

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Daily Devotional 8-22-16

Posted by on Aug 22, 2016 in Daily Devotional, General

Do You Pray Like a Nonbeliever? Article by John Piper Founder & Teacher, desiringGod.org Something is amiss when Christians pray the way unbelievers pray. Of course, unbelievers do pray. They pray by the millions. Countless nominal Christians in all the nations of the world pray almost every day. Just recently I read this about Latvia in Operation World: “Christianity is characterized by nominalism. . . . Although 60% belong to a Christian confession, only a small...

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Daily Devotional 8-20-16

Posted by on Aug 20, 2016 in Daily Devotional, General

AUGUST 14, 2016 Not on Earth as It Is in Heaven Worship in the Church Age Article by Matthew Westerholm Worship voices often celebrate the theme that we worship on earth like they worship in heaven. This emphasis has roots in Scripture and many clear benefits. Worship in heaven will be passionate, whole-hearted, and multi-ethnic — and the church is, in some sense, already seated with Christ in heaven through faith (Ephesians 1:3; Hebrews 12:22–24). No one should...

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