Observation and Experience

Day 22 “Whoever confesses and acknowledges that Jesus is the Son of God, God abides in him, and he in God. We have come to know [by personal observation and experience], and have believed [with deep, consistent faith] the love which God has for us. God is love, and the...

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Making up Your Mind

Day 21 “The integrity [That’s to do the right thing] of the upright [the people who are trying to do the right thing], guides them…” – Proverbs 11:3 In past months, I’ve used an illustration of a guardrail. So to review, the definition of a guardrail is: a system designed...

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A Devotion for Others

Day 20 Let us take some time to look at scripture that can be a prayer for someone else. Our devotion time and time in prayer, even as we drive, clean, cook, etc. is a time to break chains off of people. It can be a time to decree a...

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Wholehearted

Day 19 “But because my servant Caleb has a different spirit and follows Me wholeheartedly, I will bring him into the land he went to, and his descendants will inherit it” – Numbers 14:24 “Because they have not followed Me wholeheartedly, not one of those who were twenty years old...

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You are Qualified

Day 18 “It is He Who has qualified us (making us to be fit and worthy and sufficient) as ministers and dispensers of a new covenant (of salvation through Christ), not ministers of the letter but of the Spirit; for the code of the law kills but the Holy Spirit...

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Controlling or Caring?

Day 17 No one likes to be told what to do. We all like the feeling of being free to do whatever we want, whenever we want. We can even have the impulse to push back when someone tells us to do things, or not to do things that can...

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More Than Burnt Offerings

Day 16 “Sacrifice and offering You do not desire, nor have you delight in them; You have given me capacity to hear and obey [Your law, a more valuable service than] burnt offerings and sin offerings [which] You do not require.” – Psalms 40:6 Israel had a hard time understanding...

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Dangerous Pride

Day 15 “For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself [forsaking self-righteous pride] will be exalted.” – Luke 18:14 Have you ever seen someone doing something so blatantly wrong and immediately thought to yourself, “How could they do something like that?” or “I would never...

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Be Strong and Courageous

Day 14 “Be strong and confident and courageous…” – Joshua 1:6 God is telling Joshua to be strong and courageous as he follows the commands given to him. Be strong; God was telling him this before Joshua started out in battle. Just as Joshua is encouraged to be strong and courageous in...

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Be Sure to Win “in Him”

Day 13 “Therefore, remember that…at that time you were separate from Christ…without hope and without God in the world. But now in Christ Jesus you who were once far away have been brought near through the blood of Christ.” – Ephesians 2:11-13 Have you ever wondered what it really means...

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