Daily Devotional 10-7-17

Posted by on Oct 7, 2017 in Daily Devotional, General

FORGET NONE OF HIS BENEFITS “The law of the Lord is perfect, restoring the soul; the testimony of the Lord is sure, making wise the simple.” -Psalm 19:7 The International Church Council Project (ICCP) I have the privilege from October 16-20, 2017 to meet with pastors, theologians, and church leaders from around the world in Wittenberg, Germany at the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther’s nailing his 95 theses to the Castle church door in Wittenberg. The...

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Daily Devotional 12-18-16

Posted by on Dec 18, 2016 in Daily Devotional, General

What is a Pharisee? As a prototype they represent the self-righteous. Those who justify themselves. As such there are two primary characteristics Pharisees possess: One, a love of money and two, a love of the praise of their fellow man. Why these two? Because in the Garden when Eve and then Adam sinned the ‘world was turned upside down’ which means the values that God had instilled in them were reversed in order. The values from God were first to love Him, obey Him and...

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Daily Devotional 9-24-16

Posted by on Sep 24, 2016 in Daily Devotional, General

Eve being taken and created from within Adam indicates the bride of Christ would be taken and created from within Christ In Genesis Chapter 1 verses 27 Scripture teaches that upon God’s initiative He created man; therefore man did not create himself nor come from any other source. God created man in two sexes: male and female. What was His charge to man? Verse 28: God blessed them; and God said to them, “Be fruitful and multiply, and fill the earth, and subdue it; and...

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Daily Devotional 4-23-16

Posted by on Apr 23, 2016 in Daily Devotional, General

view in browser Advice for Better Bible Memory Jimmy Needham / April 22, 2016 A couple years ago, I was part of a conference about global missions called CROSS. David Platt was one of the speakers, and preached an incredibly inspiring message from Romans. Early on in his talk, he asked us all to turn to the beginning of the letter. You could hear pages flipping as his voice rang out, “Paul, a bondservant of Christ Jesus, called as an apostle, set apart for the gospel of...

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Daily Devotional 2-27-16

Posted by on Feb 27, 2016 in Daily Devotional, General

view in browser The Secrets of God in Our Suffering Tony Reinke / February 26, 2016 We, the Google generation, don’t wait for answers. Why should we? Our smartphones and desktops anticipate and complete our questions for us, and with one more tap, ranked answers return to us at the speed of light. Hyperspeed results in the digital world shape our expectations for all of life. When the check engine light appears, we take our car to a mechanic to diagnose. When our bodies...

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