Wednesday Devotion: Jesus’ Authority Questioned

" But after that they dared not question Him anymore."Luke 20:40 NKJV Countless times throughout His ministry, Jesus was questioned by the Pharisees, Sadducees, and other leaders. But as the time of Jesus's death drew near, everyone ramped up their questions. From asking about commandments, taxes, and the resurrection of the dead (which the Sadducees didn't... Continue Reading →

Tuesday Devotion: Cornerstone

"Have you not even read this Scripture: ‘The stone which the builders rejected Has become the chief cornerstone." - Mark 12:10 NKJV Today, read Mark 11:12-12:12. Jesus explains why the fig tree withered and tells a parable about a vineyard. Both of these illustrations share the story of rejection God has felt through the centuries.... Continue Reading →

Monday Devotion: Cleansing the Temple

"My house shall be called a house of prayer for all the nations." Mark 11:17 Jesus had just rode in on a donkey to shouts of Hosanna the day before, it was such a joyous scene. But now He was correcting the people, telling them the true purpose of the Father's house. Mark 11:15-19 NKJV... Continue Reading →

Palm Sunday

Mark 11:1-11 NKJV "Now when they drew near Jerusalem, to Bethphage and Bethany, at the Mount of Olives, He sent two of His disciples; 2 and He said to them, “Go into the village opposite you; and as soon as you have entered it you will find a colt tied, on which no one has sat. Loose it and bring it. 3 And... Continue Reading →

Partiality in the Pews (James 2:1-13)

James 2:1-4 NKJV "My brethren, do not hold the faith of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Lord of glory, with partiality. 2 For if there should come into your assembly a man with gold rings, in fine apparel, and there should also come in a poor man in filthy clothes, 3 and you pay attention to the one wearing the fine clothes and say to... Continue Reading →

The Right Kind of Faith (Hebrews 11:1)

I have noticed a pattern with my posts lately that got me to thinking. The pattern has been emphasizing the importance of reading and studying the Bible on a daily basis. I realized growing up Word of Faith, I was taught to give the Word first place and make it final authority in my life.... Continue Reading →

Morning Devotion: Liberty

"Now the Lord is the Spirit; and where the Spirit of the Lord is , there is liberty." 2 Corinthians 3:17 NKJV Where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty. The Greek word for liberty in this verse means we are not a slave. We have been set free from the slavery of... Continue Reading →

Do You Really Know?

Have you ever been in a church service that as it is coming to a close you hear these words? "If you don't know Jesus today and would like Him to be your savior, just repeat these words after me, "Dear Jesus, I believe you came and died for me. I repent of my sin... Continue Reading →

Give Attention to the Word (James 1:19-27)

In the last two weeks we have looked at how to handle temptation, keep a right perspective and how to persevere through trial. This week we will look at a major key in all of those areas, giving attention to the instruction of Scripture. Making Bible reading a priority in life, but not just reading,... Continue Reading →

Abiding in the Word

John 15:1-8 NKJV “I am the true vine, and My Father is the vinedresser. 2 Every branch in Me that does not bear fruit He takes away; and every branch that bears fruit He prunes, that it may bear more fruit. 3 You are already clean because of the word which I have spoken to you. 4 Abide in Me, and I in you. As... Continue Reading →

Perspective and Perseverance (James 1:9-18)

The book of James provides us a practical perspective on navigating the trials of life. In this week's study, we will look at maintaining a biblical perspective during trials and temptations. James 1:9-18 NKJV "Let the lowly brother glory in his exaltation, 10 but the rich in his humiliation, because as a flower of the field he will... Continue Reading →

Valuing the Word of God

John chapter seventeen records Jesus's prayer in the garden of Gethsemane. In verse seventeen, we read, "Sanctify them by Your truth, Your word is truth." Psalm 138:2 NKJV "I will worship toward Your holy temple, And praise Your name For Your lovingkindness and Your truth; for You have magnified Your word above all Your name."... Continue Reading →

Trials, Trust, & Triumph (James 1:1-8)

In a day when professions of faith abound, and the common question is, how can I know I am saved? The book of James helps us answer that question by giving us several ways to examine our lives to test whether our faith is genuine or not. Paul wrote in 2 Corinthians 13:5 NKJV "Examine... Continue Reading →

Christ, the Solid Rock

My hope is built on nothing less Than Jesus' blood and righteousness; I dare not trust the sweetest frame, But wholly lean on Jesus’ name. On Christ, the solid Rock, I stand; All other ground is sinking sand, All other ground is sinking sand. The words of the hymn by Edward Mote began playing in... Continue Reading →

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