Devotions

Daubed It with Untempered Mortar

July 4th, 2019

Daubed It with Untempered Mortar

Ezekiel 13:10-12 (KJB) Because, even because they have seduced my people, saying, Peace; and there was no peace; and one built up a wall, and, lo, others daubed it with untempered morter: 11 Say unto them which daub it with untempered morter, that it shall fall: there shall be an overflowing shower; and ye, O great hailstones, shall fall; and a stormy wind shall rend it. 12 Lo, when the wall is fallen, shall ...

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The Righteousness of Christ

Revelation 19:8 (KJB) And to her was granted that she should be arrayed in fine linen, clean and white: for the fine linen is the righteousness of saints.

The pure nature of Christ is on display for our understanding and our application in this verse.  This biblically based illustration of Christ’s righteous nature is portrayed for us by the mention of fine white linen, crisp, clean, unspoiled, unadulterated.  These words paint for us an uncorrupted picture of His unmarred character and righteousness.  ...

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The Elephant in the Room

July 3rd, 2019

The Elephant in the Room

Romans 8:1 (KJB) There is therefore now no condemnation to them which are in Christ Jesus, who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit.

So many people cannot seem to move beyond the condemnation of sin at work in this world.  It is like the elephant in the room so to speak.  The devil especially likes to linger near newly saved hearts for creating a spiritual rouse for serving repeated reminders about forgiven ...

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Liberty Through the Blood of Jesus

July 2nd, 2019

Liberty Through the Blood of Jesus

Hebrews 10:19-21 (KJB) Having therefore, brethren, boldness to enter into the holiest by the blood of Jesus, 20 By a new and living way, which he hath consecrated for us, through the veil, that is to say, his flesh; 21 And having an high priest over the house of God.

The shed blood of Jesus Christ opened the door of eternal liberty in making a way for a man to enter the holiest place. ...

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Some Preach Empty Words

July 1st, 2019

Some Preach Empty Words

1 Timothy 1:5-7 (KJB) Now the end of the commandment is charity out of a pure heart, and of a good conscience, and of faith unfeigned: 6 From which some having swerved have turned aside unto vain jangling; 7 Desiring to be teachers of the law; understanding neither what they say, nor whereof they affirm.

Paul was speaking about strict-minded Jews who were preaching about the strict keeping of the law of God and skipping over ...

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Paul Returns to The Galatian Church

June 30th, 2019

Paul Returns to The Galatian Church

Galatians 1:6-7 (KJB) I marvel that ye are so soon removed from him that called you into the grace of Christ unto another gospel: 7 Which is not another; but there be some that trouble you, and would pervert the gospel of Christ.

Paul is amazed as he returns to visit the Galatian church.

Why?

Because these fresh converts whom Paul had given the gospel message on his most recent visit were now acquainted with a ...

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The Law Condemns

June 29th, 2019

The Law Condemns

Romans 3:20 (KJB) Therefore by the deeds of the law there shall no flesh be justified in his sight: for by the law is the knowledge of sin.

Paul is pointing out to his Jewish audience that the Law of God is not for bringing justice to those who choose to break it.  The Law of God has always been for the express purpose of exposing the presence of sin.  That’s right, God’s law directly points to ...

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An Analogy of a Perpetual Marriage Union

June 28th, 2019

An Analogy of a Perpetual Marriage Union

Romans 7:4 (KJB) Wherefore, my brethren, ye also are become dead to the law by the body of Christ; that ye should be married to another, even to him who is raised from the dead, that we should bring forth fruit unto God.

Paul is speaking to an audience of Jewish hearts. He is using an analogy of a marriage union to illustrate to them of a one on one or personal union ...

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Walking Wisely or Worldly

June 27th, 2019

Walking Wisely or Worldly

Proverbs 13:20 (KJB) He that walketh with wise men shall be wise: but a companion of fools shall be destroyed.

The direction and desires of our life will either drive us to place faith in God or to destroy us forever.  You see, our walk can only be in one of two directions, walking wisely with God or walking worldly with the god of this world.

These two avenues are in opposing directions.  One trail leads to ...

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