O God, whom I praise, do not remain silent, for wicked and deceitful men have opened their mouths against me; they have spoken against me with lying tongues. (Psalm 109:1-2) Satan has a way of discouraging us by using unscrupulous and evil people to spread lies and false rumors about us. This often occurs when … Continue reading Please, dear God, empower all that is good in my life.
But a certain Samaritan .... had compassion on him (Luk_10:33) No Help Came from Those He Expected It From If ever a comforter was unexpected it was in the case of this poor wounded wayfarer. Half-dead though he was, he still had life enough to be surprised. Had the priest hurried to his help that … Continue reading Unexpected Comforters
“And as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, even so must the Son of Man be lifted up: That whosoever believes in Him should not perish but have eternal life.” (John 3:14, 15) WE are told by wise men that all languages are based upon figures–that the speech of men who are uncivilized … Continue reading The Mysteries of the Bronze Serpent
The Lord appointed other seventy also, and sent them two and two before his face into every city and place, whither he himself would come .... Said he unto them .... heal the sick that are therein, and say unto them, the Kingdom of God is come nigh unto you (Luk_10:1, Luk_10:2, Luk_10:9) There Is a … Continue reading The Mission of the Seventy
(Morning) Everything that can endure fire, you shall put through the fire, and it shall be clean. The Lord your God is testing you to know whether you love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul. § He will sit as a refiner and a purifier of silver; He … Continue reading Daily Light (12 June)
Bible Reading: 2 Corinthians 3:7-18; 2 Peter 2:6-7 As a result of the devotional three days ago, about the importance of making righteous decisions, I have received an email containing a question that needs be answered, and to air it publicly would be helpful. The question was, “How do you make righteous choices? Or any … Continue reading How do you make Godly decisions?
Die lewe verander darem teen ’n spoed. Ek vertel vir my seun dat ek die hoofknaap tussen 17 mans in die studentehuis geword het toe ek met my splinternuwe rekenaar daar aankom. Dit het twee floppy drives gehad met ’n amber skerm. My seun het my met sulke wasige oë aangekyk en ek kon sien … Continue reading Leer uit my foute
Since the day we heard about you, we have not stopped praying for you and asking God to fill you with the knowledge of His will through all spiritual wisdom and understanding. (Colossians 1:9) When we hear of Christians in other places, especially where circumstances and times are difficult, or they are new in the … Continue reading Bless your people today
by Laura R. Bailey “Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God — this is your true and proper worship.” (Romans 12:1) (NIV) Yes! I made it with only five miles left to go until empty. Blinking warning … Continue reading Running on Empty
If any man will come after me, let him…take up his cross daily ( Luk_9:23) The Cross Signified Anything Difficult to Bear When the Romans crucified a criminal, not only did they hang him on a cross. As a last terrible indignity, they made him carry the cross upon his back. Probably Jesus, when a lad, … Continue reading Cross-Bearing