Devotional

  • The Key to Enduring Hardship

    Genesis 50:15-21 God has given us many amazing promises in His Word. Yet, though we are assured of His steadfast love (Rom. 8:38-39), provision (2 Corinthians 9:8), and guidance (Prov. 16:9), He has not promised us an easy, trouble-free life. What we can count on, however, is that the Lord will work everything—including adversity—for our…

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  • Ignoring the Conscience

    1 Timothy 1:18-19; 1 Timothy 4:1-2 Are you making certain choices today that your conscience would not have allowed in the past? If so, you may have become desensitized. That is a dangerous place to be. As we discussed yesterday, God gave us an internal sense of right and wrong to use along with the…

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  • The Main Function of the Church

    Acts 2:37-47 If someone asked what the primary purpose of the church is, how would you answer? There are many opinions regarding this issue—and since all the activities of the church are vital, it’s a challenge to be definitive about which one is most important. To help us find an answer, let’s see what Scripture…

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  • Righteous Anger on Display

    Numbers 25:1-18 Think about the times you have felt angry—what were the usual causes? In all honesty, most of us would have to admit that our irritation is often for selfish reasons. The book of James tells us that “the anger of man does not achieve the righteousness of God” (James 1:20). However, there is…

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  • When Our Faith Wavers

    James 1:2-8 We all experience variation in the strength of our faith. If all is well, we feel confident that the Lord is trustworthy, because we see His blessings all around us. But when troubles increase, so do our doubts about God’s faithfulness. We start to wonder whether He will ever answer our prayers for…

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  • Elim Prayer School

    Ephesians 1:16-20 16 I have not stopped giving thanks for you, remembering you in my prayers. 17 I keep asking that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the glorious Father, may give you the Spirit[a] of wisdom and revelation, so that you may know him better. 18 I pray that the eyes of your…

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  • Your word is a lamp for my feet, a light on my path

    “Your word is a lamp for my feet, a light on my path.” Psalm 119:105 NIV http://bible.com/111/psa.119.105.niv For the most part, we are clueless on what we should be saying to God-Romans 8:26. I mean, he knows all, so for some, it’s like what do you get for the one who has it all? One…

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  • For those God foreknew he also predestined to be conformed to the image of his Son

    Romans 8:28-30 And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose. 29 For those God foreknew he also predestined to be conformed to the image of his Son, that he might be the firstborn among many brothers and sisters.30…

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  • Everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved

    for, “Everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved.” Romans 10:13 24 but because Jesus lives forever, he has a permanent priesthood.25 Therefore he is able to save completely[a] those who come to Godthrough him, because he always lives to intercede for them. Hebrews 7:24-25 In him we find it to…

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  • The Lord your God is with you

    Zephaniah 3:17 The Lord your God is with you, the mighty warrior who saves. He will take great delight in you; in his love, he will longer rebuke you, but rejoice over you with singing. 1 John 3:1 See what great love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of…

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