Category: Devotionals

The Look Of Life

By , May 25, 2019

“The next day John saw Jesus coming toward him and said,
“Look, the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world!”
John 1:29 NIV

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The author of the beloved hymn Amazing Grace, John Newton, wrote many hymns during his career as a minister of the Gospel.

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The Blessing Of Meditation

By , May 24, 2019

“May these words of my mouth
and this meditation of my heart
be pleasing in your sight,
Lord, my Rock and my Redeemer.”
Psalm 19:14 NIV

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When I was a teenager in grade 9, the last period every Friday afternoon was geography. One student in my class, being weary of five days at school, would stare at the clock for the entire period and daydream.

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God Sees God Knows

By , May 23, 2019

“…you alone know every human heart…”
1 Kings 8:39 NIV

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Many of us have done things and thought things that we hope no one discovers.

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True Worship

By , May 22, 2019

“You are worthy, O Lord,
To receive glory and honor and power;
For You created all things,
And by Your will they exist and were created.”
Revelation 4:11 NKJV

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Today consider with me the question, “What is true worship?”

In the last generation evangelical Christians have thought that most if not all activities in the church service, except singing, were not part of worship.

We now have “worship teams”—which is a group of people who lead singing in the service. Many people speak of the “worship time” in the gathering and by that phrase mean the time of singing.

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Reach Exceeding Grasp

By , May 21, 2019

“Not that I have already obtained all this,
or have already arrived at my goal,
but I press on to take hold of that
for which Christ Jesus took hold of me.”
Philippians 3:12-14 NIV

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“Brothers and sisters, I do not consider myself yet to have taken hold of it. But one thing I do: Forgetting what is behind and straining toward what is ahead, I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called me heavenward in Christ Jesus.” Philippians 3:12-14 NIV

The question is, “Is it really possible to be fully surrendered to the will of God or do we always fall somewhat short of the mark in our spiritual journey?” Regrettably I see clear teaching in Scripture that we shall never reach perfection in this life.  Only when we see Jesus shall we be fully like Him (1 John 3:2).

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