Devotionals

04 Feb 1 John 3:1-3

3 See [a]how great a love the Father has bestowed on us, that we would be called children of God; and such we are. For this reason the world does not know us, because it did not know Him. 2 Beloved, now we are children of God, and it has not appeared as yet what...

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03 Feb Matthew 5:8

8 “Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God. Jesus next spoke of the “pure in heart,” those who are set apart for God.  Jesus says the pure in heart will “see God.”  Have you accepted Christ and received His cleansing work in your life?  Are...

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02 Feb Ephesians 5:1-2

5 Therefore be imitators of God, as beloved children; 2 and walk in love, just as Christ also loved [a]you and gave Himself up for us, an offering and a sacrifice to God [b]as a fragrant aroma. What does Paul tell the Christ followers in Ephesus to do in these verses?  When you consider God’s...

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01 Feb Matthew 5:7

7 “Blessed are the merciful, for they shall receive mercy. We continue our study of the Beatitudes, a list of counter-cultural attributes that should mark True Disciples.  Jesus says “Blessed are the merciful…” and assures them of receiving mercy.  The merciful extends mercy to others, demonstrating God’s mercy...

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30 Jan Matthew 5:6

6 “Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be satisfied. In contrast to the world’s pursuit of things to “fill us,” Jesus commends “those who hunger and thirst for righteousness” and states “they shall be satisfied.”  Do you have a healthy appetite for...

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29 Jan January 29, 2016

Matthew 5:5 5 “Blessed are the [a]gentle, for they shall inherit the earth. Jesus then spoke of the gentle/meek and the inheritance God has planned for them.  Are you humble and do you embrace your position as part of God’s team?  In contrast to the world’s standard of “power,” are...

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25 Jan January 25, 2016

Matthew 4:23-24 23 Jesus was going throughout all Galilee, teaching in their synagogues and proclaiming the[a]gospel of the kingdom, and healing every kind of disease and every kind of sickness among the people. 24 The news about Him spread throughout all Syria; and they brought to Him all who were ill, those suffering with...

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