Posts Tagged 'Daily devotions'

The Abundance of Fruit of The Flesh

November 25, 2020

The Abundance of Fruit of The Flesh

Galatians 5:22-23 (KJV) But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, Meekness, temperance: against such there is no law.

These verses from the book of Galatians give us the entire biblical low-down on the fruit of His Spirit.  It might seem simple at first impression, but each of these words, the characteristics of God are quite involved and cannot be absorbed in one quick read over but ...

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Genuine Love

November 24, 2020

Genuine Love

1 John 4:7-8 (KJV) Beloved, let us love one another: for love is of God; and every one that loveth is born of God, and knoweth God. He that loveth not knoweth not God; for God is love.

“He that loveth not knoweth not God…”

Have you ever given much consideration to this powerful statement recorded in the second half of verse eight?  This truth shines a light on how God defines true love for us in His Word, ...

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From Silence to Gladness

November 22, 2020

From Silence to Gladness

Psalm 30:11-12 (KJV) Thou hast turned for me my mourning into dancing: thou hast put off my sackcloth, and girded me with gladness; To the end that my glory may sing praise to thee, and not be silent. O LORD my God, I will give thanks unto thee for ever.

This Psalm, like many others, is commonly attributed to King David.  In it, he goes from mourning to joy.  Yes, David goes from utter silence to ...

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God Said NO!

November 21, 2020

God Said NO!

1 Chronicles 22:7-9 (KJV) And David said to Solomon, My son, as for me, it was in my mind to build an house unto the name of the LORD my God: But the word of the LORD came to me, saying, Thou hast shed blood abundantly, and hast made great wars: thou shalt not build an house unto my name, because thou hast shed much blood upon the earth in my sight. Behold, a son shall ...

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Also The Son Of The Giant

November 20, 2020

Also The Son Of The Giant

1 Chronicles 20:6 (KJV) And yet again there was war at Gath, where was a man of great stature, whose fingers and toes were four and twenty, six on each hand, and six on each foot: and he also was the son of the giant.

Wars continued to flare up near Gath.  As you likely know, this area was infamous for colossal residents!  I am not making up stories here; this extra-large stature among ...

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He Reproved Kings

November 17, 2020

He Reproved Kings

1 Chronicles 16:21-22 (KJV) He suffered no man to do them wrong: yea, he reproved kings for their sakes, Saying, Touch not mine anointed, and do my prophets no harm.

I am sure you have heard others say, “nobody is above the law.”  Though, it is hard to hear and digest such a claim when it seems more and more each day that certain people are often treated as above the law.  If this understanding is the ...

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Just Shut Up!

November 16, 2020

Just shut up!

James 1:26 (KJV) If any man among you seem to be religious, and bridleth not his tongue, but deceiveth his own heart, this man’s religion is vain.

I am confident that many of you, and for sure, also includes me, need to hear this message repeatedly!  Oh, how often our mouth and our choice of words gets us in trouble. Our mouth opens, and wrong words stumble out before our mind and heart can stop us!

 In numerous ...

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The People Saw

November 12, 2020

The People Saw

1 Kings 18:38-39 (KJV) Then the fire of the LORD fell, and consumed the burnt sacrifice, and the wood, and the stones, and the dust, and licked up the water that was in the trench. And when all the people saw it, they fell on their faces: and they said, The LORD, he is the God; the LORD, he is the God.

Sometimes it takes a miraculous event to open up the eyes of a lost soul ...

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Lost Hearts Not Capable of Hearing or Seeing Truth

November 11, 2020

Lost Hearts Not Capable of Hearing or Seeing Truth

Matthew 13:15 (KJV) For this people’s heart is waxed gross, and their ears are dull of hearing, and their eyes they have closed; lest at any time they should see with their eyes, and hear with their ears, and should understand with their heart, and should be converted, and I should heal them.

These verses, inspired by God, give us an illustration that conjures up spiritually lost humans physically alive in ...

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Solomon Allowed Sin

November 10, 2020

Solomon Allowed Sin

1 Kings 3:3 (KJV) And Solomon loved the LORD, walking in the statutes of David his father: only he sacrificed and burnt incense in high places.

Solomon was a man who was raised by King David, was placed in this position of authority by God, in his reign, he often sought prayer and answers of God, for he personally knew and loved the Lord.  Just before his father’s death, King David took his son Solomon aside and ...

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