Devotionals

24 Feb Matthew 24:35

35 Heaven and earth will pass away, but My words will not pass away. Later in Jesus’ ministry, Matthew records Jesus saying, “Heaven and earth will pass away, but My words shall not pass away.”  How does it make you feel to realize God’s Word has been...

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23 Feb Matthew 5:18

18 For truly I say to you, until heaven and earth pass away, not [a]the smallest letter or stroke shall pass from the Law until all is accomplished. This is one of several occasions Jesus took to emphasize the importance of every letter of every word in the...

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22 Feb Matthew 5:17

17 “Do not think that I came to abolish the Law or the Prophets; I did not come to abolish but to fulfill. Jesus shifts His focus from how True Disciples should live to how they should view God’s Word. Jesus starts by affirming the value...

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20 Feb Colossians 3:17

17 Whatever you do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks through Him to God the Father. Consistent with Jesus’ instructions in Matthew 5, Paul reminds Christ’s followers…“whatever you do in word or deed, do all in the name of the...

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19 Feb Galatians 6:10

10 So then, [a]while we have opportunity, let us do good to all people, and especially to those who are of the household of the faith. Paul starts this verse with the words “while you have the opportunity…”  Are you taking advantage of every opportunity God gives you to “do...

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18 Feb Matthew 5:16

16 Let your light shine before men in such a way that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father who is in heaven. Jesus tells us how to “shine” for Him.  We are to live in such a way that others will “see your good works,...

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17 Feb Matthew 5:15

15 nor does anyone light a lamp and put it under a [a]basket, but on the lampstand, and it gives light to all who are in the house. Our faith in Christ was never intended to be covered up; rather, we are called to “give light” to those God places...

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16 Feb Matthew 5:14

14 “You are the light of the world. A city set on a [a]hill cannot be hidden; People who are being transformed by a personal relationship with Jesus are not to be hidden.  Just like a “city on a hill cannot be hidden,” Christ’s True Disciples need to be...

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15 Feb Matthew 5:13

13 “You are the salt of the earth; but if the salt has become tasteless, how [a]can it be made salty again? It is no longer good for anything, except to be thrown out and trampled underfoot by men. After outlining the “principles” for living as Kingdom people and the...

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13 Feb 1 Peter 3:16

16 [a]and keep a good conscience so that in the thing in which you are slandered, those who revile your good behavior in Christ will be put to shame. Peter shares two insights relative to persecution in this verse.  What does Peter say about a True Disciple’s attitude in...

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