November 30, 2020
The Devil Does His Best Work When You Nap
Matthew 13:25 (KJV) But while men slept, his enemy came and sowed tares among the wheat, and went his way.
Jesus often used illustrations, or parables, to teach humanity about God. Here the danger of sin and careless living was filleted for them to gain a better understanding of the importance of savoring and serving God. This parable tells about men who slept through a time when his service was needed ... Continue Reading →
October 19, 2020
Consider The Latter End
Deuteronomy 32:27-30 (KJV) Were it not that I feared the wrath of the enemy, lest their adversaries should behave themselves strangely, and lest they should say, Our hand is high, and the LORD hath not done all this. For they are a nation void of counsel, neither is there any understanding in them. O that they were wise, that they understood this, that they would consider their latter end! How should one chase a thousand, ... Continue Reading →
September 17, 2021
Isaiah 3:11 (KJV) Woe unto the wicked! it shall be ill with him: for the reward of his hands shall be given him.
If a person reads only the title to this devotion without reading the scripture above, they may think it concerns God’s rewards for right living. However, this scripture from the book of Isaiah is speaking about rewards given for riotous living. Righteous living and wild living are something quite altogether different, and each provides its ... Continue Reading →
September 16, 2021
God Gets Right To The Point
Psalm 9:17 (KJV) The wicked shall be turned into hell, and all the nations that forget God.
Maybe you look around at the state of our nation and our world and sigh, knowing that evil and corruption are quickly plummeting the quality of life in this world. Perhaps you face these troubles with trepidation and fear and yet are not moved to do your part in sowing seeds of the gospel message. Maybe you ... Continue Reading →
September 15, 2021
Last Season’s Harvest
John 4:35 (KJV) Say not ye, There are yet four months, and then cometh harvest? behold, I say unto you, Lift up your eyes, and look on the fields; for they are white already to harvest.
Sadly, many professing Christians often want to rely upon past harvests for reaching souls today. What do I mean by that statement? Saved souls can be spiritually lazy. They want to rely upon past attempts to reach lost souls for Christ ... Continue Reading →
September 14, 2021
Grace Wins The Race
Philippians 3:13-14 (KJV) Brethren, I count not myself to have apprehended: but this one thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind, and reaching forth unto those things which are before, I press toward the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus.
These scripture verses tell us about winning the race. It is important to know that this race is already won and done because Jesus Christ came to ... Continue Reading →
September 13, 2021
Alcohol Leads To Woes
Genesis 9:20-23 (KJV) And Noah began to be an husbandman, and he planted a vineyard: He drank of the wine, and was drunken; and he was uncovered within his tent. And Ham, the father of Canaan, saw the nakedness of his father, and told his two brethren without. And Shem and Japheth took a garment, and laid it upon both their shoulders, and went backward, and covered the nakedness of their father; and their faces ... Continue Reading →
September 12, 2021
Revelation 2:7 (KJV) He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches; To him that overcometh will I give to eat of the tree of life, which is in the midst of the paradise of God.
In this devotion today, we will again look closely at the biblical scripture God provided concerning this tree of life. Something important is revealed to us in this verse about this distinctive heavenly tree. This tree ... Continue Reading →
September 11, 2021
A Tree For Healing The Nations
Revelation 22:2 (KJV) In the midst of the street of it, and on either side of the river, was there the tree of life, which bare twelve manner of fruits, and yielded her fruit every month: and the leaves of the tree were for the healing of the nations.
We read about two trees in yesterday’s devotion, The tree of good and evil and the tree of life. In this verse above from the ... Continue Reading →
September 10, 2021
Genesis 2:8-9 (KJV) And the LORD God planted a garden eastward in Eden; and there he put the man whom he had formed. And out of the ground made the LORD God to grow every tree that is pleasant to the sight, and good for food; the tree of life also in the midst of the garden, and the tree of knowledge of good and evil.
Perhaps you are familiar with the tree of good and evil, infamous ... Continue Reading →
September 09, 2021
Colossians 3:16 (KJV) Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom; teaching and admonishing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts to the Lord.
The riches of Christ, how they comfort and provide lasting life for every regenerated soul. This verse describes the wealth of Christ that resides in His Word and is meant for application in every soul set aside for the indwelling presence of ... Continue Reading →
September 08, 2021
1 John 3:2-3 (KJV) Beloved, now are we the sons of God, and it doth not yet appear what we shall be: but we know that, when he shall appear, we shall be like him; for we shall see him as he is. And every man that hath this hope in him purifieth himself, even as he is pure.
Maybe these verses seem confusing since it seems they are directing us to clean up ourselves? But, you might ... Continue Reading →