Devotionals

25 May Matthew 5:21-24

21 “You have heard that the ancients were told, ‘You shall not commit murder’ and ‘Whoever commits murder shall be liable to the court.’ 22 But I say to you that everyone who is angry with his brother shall be guilty before the court; and whoever says...

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24 May Romans 13:9-10

”For this, ‘You shall not commit adultery, You shall not murder, You shall not steal, You shall not covet,’ and if there is any other commandment, it is summed up in this saying, ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself.’ 10 Love does no wrong to...

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23 May Genesis 9:6

“Whoever sheds man’s blood, By man his blood shall be shed, For in the image of God He made man.” Here, we see the importance again of human life. God views the taking one another’s life as a capital offense. As stated in the Old Testament, if one shed...

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22 May Deuteronomy 5:17

17 “You shall not murder.” This verse is like the first commandment. Individuals often have many idols. It is very easy for our anger, bitterness, or other emotions to become idols. When it gets to this point, much rational is gone out the window. We must allow...

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21 May Exodus 20:13

13 “You shall not murder.” This commandment is one of the most difficult and unique ones we have. God is really expressing how sacred life is. This word derives from multiple Hebrew words for killing someone or something. Although many of us may not have committed murder,...

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19 May John 17:4; John 6:38; John 8:28-29

4 I glorified You on the earth, having accomplished the work which You have given Me to do. John 6:38 38 For I have come down from heaven, not to do My own will, but the will of Him who sent Me. John 8:28-29 28 So Jesus said, “When you lift up...

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18 May 1 Timothy 2:3-4

3 This is good and acceptable in the sight of God our Savior, 4 who desires all men to be saved and to come to the knowledge of the truth. One of the most important things that all families need to develop is devotion to God. That comes...

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17 May Ephesians 6:4

4 Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord. My feeling is that most families need some effort called for. The Bible tells fathers not to exasperate their children. A newspaper surveyed 396 high school...

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16 May John 8:31-36

31 So Jesus was saying to those Jews who had believed Him, “If you continue in My word, then you are truly disciples of Mine; 32 and you will know the truth, and the truth will make you free.” 33 They answered Him, “We are Abraham’s descendants and...

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15 May Hebrews 5:7-9; Ephesians 6:1-4

7 In the days of His flesh, He offered up both prayers and supplications with loud crying and tears to the One able to save Him from death, and He was heard because of His piety. 8 Although He was a Son, He learned obedience from...

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