The Daily Word of Hope Devotional
Peace of Mind
In nothing be anxious, but in everything, by prayer and petition with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God. The peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your thoughts in Christ Jesus. Philippians 4:6 WEB
Many saints and martyrs in the past have…[Read more]
Saturday of the Third Week of Lent
Prayer is at the center of Christian life. It is faith in action.
“For you have no delight in sacrifice;
if I were to give a burnt offering, you would not be pleased.
The sacrifice acceptable to God is a broken spirit;
a broken and contrite heart, O God, you will not despise.”
Daily Dig for March 30
C. S. Lewis
Lose your life and you will save it. Submit to death, death of your ambitions and favorite wishes every day, and death to your whole body in the end: submit with every fiber of your being, and you will find eternal life. Keep back nothing. Nothing that you have not given away will be really yours. Nothing in you…[Read more]
Daily Prayer for March 30
We wait in hope for the Lord; he is our help and our shield. In him our hearts rejoice, for we trust in his holy name. May your unfailing love rest upon us, O Lord, even as we put our hope in you. Psalm 33:20–22, NIV
Lord God, we thank you for having revealed yourself on this earth in the midst of sin, need, and o…[Read more]
Verse of the Day
Thoughts on Today’s Verse…
At many Christian funerals, the preacher emphasizes how Jesus has left to make a place ready for us to join him in heaven. Then he is going to come back for us. But just a few verses later, Jesus adds this promise. He’s telling us that until we can come be with him at his place, he will come live with…[Read more]
Daily Prayer for September 6
Christoph Friedrich Blumhardt
When Jesus saw this, he was indignant. He said to them, “Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of God belongs to such as these. Truly I tell you, anyone who will not receive the kingdom of God like a little child will never enter it.” Mark 10:14—15, N…[Read more]
Oh Heavenly Father, This is the day You have made. I will rejoice and be glad in it. I give you all the praise you for the gift of another blessed day. Your steadfast love never ceases. Your mercies never come to an end. They are new every morning.
Lord, you have a plan for me, for my life. Help me to keep the faith and walk steadfast in the ways…[Read more]
Praying with Paul: ‘A Model of Good Deeds’
Dear Father, whose word is sound doctrine,
Let me teach by word and example what conforms to the sound doctrine of your word. Help me to be temperate, serious, sensible, sound in faith, in love, and in steadfastness.
Let me show myself in all respects to be a model of good deeds, and in my…[Read more]
God’s Holy Fire: ‘Transfigured to Be Like the Messiah’
Whenever, though, [the Israelites] turn to face God as Moses did, God removes the veil and there they are – face to face! They suddenly recognize that God is a living, personal presence, not a piece of chiseled stone. And when God is personally present, a living Spirit, that old, c…[Read more]
Note from Jesus
Unfortunately, much of the world has repeatedly given up honoring the Creator. Most in the world have chased after worthless and depraved things. In addition, even those who seek to honor the Creator have also sinned. However, some of these religious people think that their religious knowledge and rules will save…[Read more]
What Jesus Did! ‘Jesus’ Love for His Disciples’
Before the Passover celebration, Jesus knew that his hour had come to leave this world and return to his Father. He had loved his disciples during his ministry on earth, and now he loved them to the very end.
– John 13:1 NLT
Many poems, songs, books, and movies have been written about t…[Read more]
Verse of the Day
Thoughts on Today’s Verse…
Last words! The last words of a parent to a child leaving for college… The last words of a loved one at the bedside of someone dying… The last words of a friend before moving to a distant place… These last words are chosen with care because they leave a lasting impact. Jesus’ last words are our…[Read more]
Spiritual Warfare: ‘God Wants All People to Turn to Him!’
God’s Power for Our Battles
But do not forget this one thing, dear friends: To the Lord one day is as a thousand years, and a thousand years is as one day. The Lord is not slow in doing what he promised – the way some people understand slowness. But God is being patient with you. He does n…[Read more]
TGIF Today God Is First Volume 1 by Os Hillman
September 05, 2018
“May the favor of the Lord our God rest upon us; establish the work of our hands for us- yes, establish the work of our hands.” Psalm 90:17
Many of us begin our careers with the goal of achieving success. If we haven’t entered our work as a result of God’s calling, we…[Read more]
Obedience or Knowledge?
Have you entered into the springs of the sea?
Some things in nature remain a mystery even to the most intelligent and enterprising investigators. Human knowledge has boundaries beyond which it cannot pass. Universal knowledge is for God alone. If this is true in the things that are seen and temporal, I can be…[Read more]
Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and ye shall find rest unto your souls. –Matthew 11:29
Jesus’ earthly ministry included preaching, healing, miracles, and teaching. You may have bowed your knee to call Him Savior, but do you know Him as “Teacher”?
The disciples sat under His instruction for t…[Read more]
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