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    The first thing you will notice at Highland Baptist Church of West Monroe is the warm welcome you will receive from people who love Jesus and love others. We will shake your hand and greet you with a smile.
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    Highland Baptist Church is located at the intersection of Arkansas and Kiroli in West Monroe. Sunday worship is at 10:30 and 6:30. Click for directions and schedule details.
     
     
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    A student's relationship with Jesus is first priority in the Highland Baptist Church youth ministry. Fellowship, worship, recreation, and Bible study help them build relationships with one another as they grow in Christ.
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    NBS is supported by Highland, local churches, and the Northeast Louisiana Baptist Association. Affordable Christian education for Pre-K3 through 12th grade.
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The Bible Digest by G. E. Dean

Authored by our pastor, G.E. "Skip" Dean, The Bible Digest is a series of scriptures with a devotional comment, one for every day. The articles appear in newspapers both in the U. S. and abroad. For information on receiving them by email or for permission to print, call 318-396-1271 or email. They are distributed free of charge.

March 14 - April 17, 2021

Sunday, March 14, 2021

“Seek you the LORD, all you meek of the earth, which have worked his judgment; seek righteousness, seek meekness: it may be you shall be hid in the day of the LORD’s anger.” (Zephaniah 2:3 AKJV)

Have you taken time to seek the Lord? We all need Him.

Monday, March 15, 2021

“Also I say to you, Whoever shall confess me before men, him shall the Son of man also confess before the angels of God: But he that denies me before men shall be denied before the angels of God.” (Luke 12:8-9 AKJV)

Real Christians are not afraid or ashamed to be identified with Jesus. Are you for real?

Tuesday, March 16, 2021

“And I will restore to you the years that the locust has eaten, the cankerworm, and the caterpillar, and the palmerworm, my great army which I sent among you.” (Joel 2:25 AKJV)

God can make up for lost time and opportunities. Give Him control of your life beginning right now.

Wednesday, March 17, 2021

“And he said, This will I do: I will pull down my barns, and build greater; and there will I bestow all my fruits and my goods.” (Luke 12:18 AKJV)

Sounds good but things don’t last. Don’t let things run your life. Give your life to the Lord and for the Lord.

Thursday, March 18, 2021

“The LORD your God in the middle of you is mighty; he will save, he will rejoice over you with joy; he will rest in his love, he will joy over you with singing.” (Zephaniah 3:17 AKJV)

It is good to be in God’s Hands. He can give us what the world cannot give us.

Friday, March 19, 2021

“And I will say to my soul, Soul, you have much goods laid up for many years; take your ease, eat, drink, and be merry. But God said to him, You fool, this night your soul shall be required of you: then whose shall those things be, which you have provided?” (Luke 12:19-20 AKJV)

Don’t be fooled. Get ready to meet the Lord. It could be any day.

Saturday, March 20, 2021

“They remembered not his hand, nor the day when he delivered them from the enemy.” (Psalms 78:42 AKJV)

Let’s don’t forget God’s faithfulness to us. Let’s count our blessings.

Sunday, March 21, 2021

“If then God so clothe the grass, which is to day in the field, and to morrow is cast into the oven; how much more will he clothe you, O you of little faith?” (Luke 12:28 AKJV)

What a wonderful truth! Praise the Lord!

Monday, March 22, 2021

“And it shall come to pass afterward, that I will pour out my spirit on all flesh; and your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, your old men shall dream dreams, your young men shall see visions:” (Joel 2:28 AKJV)

God is still pouring His Holy Spirit out on His people. May the Lord anoint all of us for His service.

Tuesday, March 23, 2021

“Be strong and of a good courage, fear not, nor be afraid of them: for the LORD your God, he it is that does go with you; he will not fail you, nor forsake you.” (Deuteronomy 31:6 AKJV)

We can depend on the Lord. Walk in faith because God is faithful.

Wednesday, March 24, 2021

“For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.” (Luke 12:34 AKJV)

Our money can tell us what we truly treasure. How are you spending yours?

Thursday, March 25, 2021

“Be you therefore ready also: for the Son of man comes at an hour when you think not.” (Luke 12:40 AKJV)

Are you ready? Jesus may be coming sooner than you think.

Friday, March 26, 2021

“This book of the law shall not depart out of your mouth; but you shall meditate therein day and night, that you may observe to do according to all that is written therein: for then you shall make your way prosperous, and then you shall have good success.” (Joshua 1:8 AKJV)

Read and reflect on God’s Word. It will bless you.

Saturday, March 27, 2021

“I tell you, No: but, except you repent, you shall all likewise perish.” (Luke 13:3 AKJV)

To follow Jesus we must turn away from sin. If we choose to not obey, Hell awaits.

Sunday, March 28, 2021

“Help us, O God of our salvation, for the glory of your name: and deliver us, and purge away our sins, for your name’s sake.” (Psalms 79:9 AKJV)

This is good and healthy praying. Take time to pray.

Monday, March 29, 2021

“For whoever exalts himself shall be abased; and he that humbles himself shall be exalted.” (Luke 14:11 AKJV)

Humility is better than pride.

Tuesday, March 30, 2021

“And as soon as we had heard these things, our hearts did melt, neither did there remain any more courage in any man, because of you: for the LORD your God, he is God in heaven above, and in earth beneath.” (Joshua 2:11 AKJV)

Amen! There is no one like our God. He is Lord!

Wednesday, March 31, 2021

“So likewise, whoever he be of you that forsakes not all that he has, he cannot be my disciple.” (Luke 14:33 AKJV)

Jesus wants and demands all of us. He gave His all for us. We should do the same.

Thursday, April 1, 2021

“For a day in your courts is better than a thousand. I had rather be a doorkeeper in the house of my God, than to dwell in the tents of wickedness.” (Psalms 84:10 AKJV)

This is how real followers of the Lord feel. Does this describe you?

Friday, April 2, 2021

“Likewise, I say to you, there is joy in the presence of the angels of God over one sinner that repents.” (Luke 15:10 AKJV)

Let’s make Heaven happy. Let’s have a repentant heart.

Saturday, April 3, 2021

“And Joshua said to the people, Sanctify yourselves: for to morrow the LORD will do wonders among you.” (Joshua 3:5 AKJV)

Get ready. Prepare. God wants to work in you and me also.

Sunday, April 4, 2021

“Nevertheless my brothers that went up with me made the heart of the people melt: but I wholly followed the LORD my God.” (Joshua 14:8 AKJV)

May we have a heart like Caleb that wholly followed the Lord.

Monday, April 5, 2021

“No servant can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to the one, and despise the other. You cannot serve God and mammon.” (Luke 16:13 AKJV)

Is the Lord Jesus your master? He demands full allegiance. He died for us. We should live for Him.

Tuesday, April 6, 2021

“And if it seem evil to you to serve the LORD, choose you this day whom you will serve; whether the gods which your fathers served that were on the other side of the flood, or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land you dwell: but as for me and my house, we will serve the LORD.” (Joshua 24:15 AKJV)

Oh how we need men like Joshua today in our world. Help us Lord.

Wednesday, April 7, 2021

“And beside all this, between us and you there is a great gulf fixed: so that they which would pass from hence to you cannot; neither can they pass to us, that would come from there.” (Luke 16:26 AKJV)

There is no second chance to come to the Lord after you are dead. You must choose now before it is too late.

Thursday, April 8, 2021

“For the LORD God is a sun and shield: the LORD will give grace and glory: no good thing will he withhold from them that walk uprightly.” (Psalms 84:11 AKJV)

It is a blessing to be a child of God. Do you know Him? If not, commit your all to Him today.

Friday, April 9, 2021

“And he said to him, If they hear not Moses and the prophets, neither will they be persuaded, though one rose from the dead.” (Luke 16:31 AKJV)

Don’t take the Word of God lightly. The Holy Spirit wrote it to point us to Jesus, the Savior.

Saturday, April 10, 2021

“He that keeps his mouth keeps his life: but he that opens wide his lips shall have destruction.” (Proverbs 13:3 AKJV)

Think before you speak. It will save you a lot of grief.

Sunday, April 11, 2021

“So likewise you, when you shall have done all those things which are commanded you, say, We are unprofitable servants: we have done that which was our duty to do.” (Luke 17:10 AKJV)

This is the kind of attitude that all of us should have as children of the Lord. It is a privilege to serve.

Monday, April 12, 2021

“Will you not revive us again: that your people may rejoice in you?” (Psalms 85:6 AKJV)

All of us should pray a prayer like this. We need revival and we need the Lord.

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

“And Jesus answering said, Were there not ten cleansed? but where are the nine? There are not found that returned to give glory to God, save this stranger.” (Luke 17:17-18 AKJV)

We are sorely lacking in gratitude in our culture. Let’s thank the Lord for all His goodness to us.

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

“There is that makes himself rich, yet has nothing: there is that makes himself poor, yet has great riches.” (Proverbs 13:7 AKJV)

Giving is what makes a person truly rich. Be a giver.

Thursday, April 15, 2021

“And he spoke a parable to them to this end, that men ought always to pray, and not to faint;” (Luke 18:1 AKJV)

Keep praying. God is listening.

Friday, April 16, 2021

“Whoever despises the word shall be destroyed: but he that fears the commandment shall be rewarded. The law of the wise is a fountain of life, to depart from the snares of death.” (Proverbs 13:13-14 AKJV)

Read the Bible. Believe the Bible. Obey the Bible. You will be glad you did.

Saturday, April 17, 2021

“And the publican, standing afar off, would not lift up so much as his eyes to heaven, but smote on his breast, saying, God be merciful to me a sinner.” (Luke 18:13 AKJV)

God hears this kind of praying. Let’s pray from the heart with true humility.

February 7 - March 13, 2021

Sunday, February 7, 2021

“And you shall teach them your children, speaking of them when you sit in your house, and when you walk by the way, when you lie down, and when you rise up.” (Deuteronomy 11:19 AKJV)

Pass the faith along to your children and grandchildren. They need to know the Lord too.

Monday, February 8, 2021

“And whoever shall offend one of these little ones that believe in me, it is better for him that a millstone were hanged about his neck, and he were cast into the sea.” (Mark 9:42 AKJV)

Jesus warns us not to get in the way of children coming to Him. Let’s point our families to the Lord.

Tuesday, February 9, 2021

“The wicked are overthrown, and are not: but the house of the righteous shall stand.” (Proverbs 12:7 AKJV)

God has the final say on all of us. Let’s seek to be righteous.

Wednesday, February 10, 2021

“And if your eye offend you, pluck it out: it is better for you to enter into the kingdom of God with one eye, than having two eyes to be cast into hell fire:” (Mark 9:47 AKJV)

Hell is for real and Jesus said it is to be avoided at all cost. Trust Jesus. He is the only way to Heaven.

Thursday, February 11, 2021

“Until I went into the sanctuary of God; then understood I their end.” (Psalms 73:17 AKJV)

We can get a lot of wisdom by being in the house of the Lord when the Word of God is being preached.

Friday, February 12, 2021

“But from the beginning of the creation God made them male and female.” (Mark 10:6 AKJV)

It’s not that hard. God made us one or the other.

Saturday, February 13, 2021

“My flesh and my heart fails: but God is the strength of my heart, and my portion for ever.” (Psalms 73:26 AKJV)

The Lord can give us the strength we need. Pray. He is listening.

Sunday, February 14, 2021

“For this cause shall a man leave his father and mother, and join to his wife; And they two shall be one flesh: so then they are no more two, but one flesh. What therefore God has joined together, let not man put asunder.” (Mark 10:7-9 AKJV)

The key to civil society is a functioning family. God made the plan. Let’s abide by it.

Monday, February 15, 2021

“For promotion comes neither from the east, nor from the west, nor from the south. But God is the judge: he puts down one, and sets up another.” (Psalms 75:6-7 AKJV)

God is still on the throne. He has the final say.

Tuesday, February 16, 2021

“But when Jesus saw it, he was much displeased, and said to them, Suffer the little children to come to me, and forbid them not: for of such is the kingdom of God.” (Mark 10:14 AKJV)

Bringing children to Jesus is the best thing we can do for them. He loves them and will bless them.

Wednesday, February 17, 2021

“The way of a fool is right in his own eyes: but he that listens to counsel is wise.” (Proverbs 12:15 AKJV)

None of us has all the answers. Let’s seek Godly counsel from Godly people.

Thursday, February 18, 2021

“And Jesus looked round about, and said to his disciples, How hardly shall they that have riches enter into the kingdom of God!” (Mark 10:23 AKJV)

Prosperity can sometimes block our relationship with the Lord. Let’s depend on Him and not riches.

Friday, February 19, 2021

“And you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind, and with all your strength: this is the first commandment. And the second is like, namely this, You shall love your neighbor as yourself. There is none other commandment greater than these.” (Mark 12:30-31 AKJV)

Love is the key. Jesus set the example and gave the instructions.

Saturday, February 20, 2021

“Multitudes, multitudes in the valley of decision: for the day of the LORD is near in the valley of decision.” (Joel 3:14 AKJV)

Are you one of the ones in the valley of decision? Decide to follow Jesus. You will be glad you did.

Sunday, February 21, 2021

“And it came to pass, that, as he was praying in a certain place, when he ceased, one of his disciples said to him, Lord, teach us to pray, as John also taught his disciples.” (Luke 11:1 AKJV)

Let’s ask the Lord the same. We need to know how to truly pray as He did.

Monday, February 22, 2021

“Neither their silver nor their gold shall be able to deliver them in the day of the LORD’s wrath; but the whole land shall be devoured by the fire of his jealousy: for he shall make even a speedy riddance of all them that dwell in the land.” (Zephaniah 1:18 AKJV)

Money will do no good on the Day of Judgment. What we need is the righteousness of God in our lives. Jesus can make us right. Turn to Him and pray.

Tuesday, February 23, 2021

“And I say to you, Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and you shall find; knock, and it shall be opened to you.” (Luke 11:9 AKJV)

Prayer is God’s invitation to us to join Him in His will. He knows what is best.

Wednesday, February 24, 2021

“Now therefore thus said the LORD of hosts; Consider your ways.” (Haggai 1:5 AKJV)

Let’s allow the Lord do a personal inventory of our lives and behavior. He can make life better.

Thursday, February 25, 2021

“If you then, being evil, know how to give good gifts to your children: how much more shall your heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to them that ask him?” (Luke 11:13 AKJV)

God is a good giver and a great giver. He cares about you.

Friday, February 26, 2021

“The LORD is good, a strong hold in the day of trouble; and he knows them that trust in him.” (Nahum 1:7 AKJV)

It is good to be in God’s Hands. He can give us what the world cannot. Give your troubles over to the Lord.

Saturday, February 27, 2021

“He that is not with me is against me: and he that gathers not with me scatters.” (Luke 11:23 AKJV)

There is no middle ground with the Lord. Are you on His side?

Sunday, February 28, 2021

“There is that speaks like the piercings of a sword: but the tongue of the wise is health.” (Proverbs 12:18 AKJV)

Do our words hurt or heal? Think it over.

Monday, March 1, 2021

“The silver is mine, and the gold is mine, said the LORD of hosts.” (Haggai 2:8 AKJV)

God owns it all. He can take care of you and me. Let’s trust Him.

Tuesday, March 2, 2021

“The light of the body is the eye: therefore when your eye is single, your whole body also is full of light; but when your eye is evil, your body also is full of darkness.” (Luke 11:34 AKJV)

We need to carefully guard the intake of our eyes. They have a tremendous influence in our thinking.

Wednesday, March 3, 2021

“He will turn again, he will have compassion on us; he will subdue our iniquities; and you will cast all their sins into the depths of the sea.” (Micah 7:19 AKJV)

God can lift the burden of our sins. Let’s confess, repent and ask His forgiveness.

Thursday, March 4, 2021

“I will meditate also of all your work, and talk of your doings.” (Psalms 77:12 AKJV)

That’s good thinking. Let’s get with it.

Friday, March 5, 2021

“But woe to you, Pharisees! for you tithe mint and rue and all manner of herbs, and pass over judgment and the love of God: these ought you to have done, and not to leave the other undone.” (Luke 11:42 AKJV)

Love and be just and don’t forget to give back to God and to give to others. This is a part of being a Christian.

Saturday, March 6, 2021

“Behold, the days come, said the Lord GOD, that I will send a famine in the land, not a famine of bread, nor a thirst for water, but of hearing the words of the LORD:” (Amos 8:11 AKJV)

It is a blessing to hear a Word from the Lord. Don’t take it for granted.

Sunday, March 7, 2021

“Therefore whatever you have spoken in darkness shall be heard in the light; and that which you have spoken in the ear in closets shall be proclaimed on the housetops.” (Luke 12:3 AKJV)

There are no secrets kept from God. He knows all. Is He pleased with us?

Monday, March 8, 2021

“Hear this, you old men, and give ear, all you inhabitants of the land. Has this been in your days, or even in the days of your fathers? Tell you your children of it, and let your children tell their children, and their children another generation.” (Joel 1:2-3 AKJV)

Share your experiences with God with others. It will bless them and you.

Tuesday, March 9, 2021

“And I say to you my friends, Be not afraid of them that kill the body, and after that have no more that they can do. But I will forewarn you whom you shall fear: Fear him, which after he has killed has power to cast into hell; yes, I say to you, Fear him.” (Luke 12:4-5 AKJV)

Who exactly is it we should fear? It is God. He has the final word on all of us

Wednesday, March 10, 2021

“Hate the evil, and love the good, and establish judgment in the gate: it may be that the LORD God of hosts will be gracious to the remnant of Joseph.” (Amos 5:15 AKJV)

We need this in our world today. The world is confused. We need to turn back to God.

Thursday, March 11, 2021

“Are not five sparrows sold for two farthings, and not one of them is forgotten before God? But even the very hairs of your head are all numbered. Fear not therefore: you are of more value than many sparrows.” (Luke 12:6-7 AKJV)

You are important to God. Don’t forget it. He is looking out for you.

Friday, March 12, 2021

“And rend your heart, and not your garments, and turn to the LORD your God: for he is gracious and merciful, slow to anger, and of great kindness, and repents him of the evil.” (Joel 2:13 AKJV)

We need to repent and be sorry for our sin. God is patient. He is waiting on us.

Saturday, March 13, 2021

“Lying lips are abomination to the LORD: but they that deal truly are his delight.” (Proverbs 12:22 AKJV)

Be a truth speaker and be a blessing.

 

January 3 - February 6, 2021

Sunday, January 3, 2021

“Then began he to upbraid the cities wherein most of his mighty works were done, because they repented not:” (Matthew 11:20 AKJV)

Repentance is an important message of Jesus. To turn to Him we must turn away from sin.

Monday, January 4, 2021

“O taste and see that the LORD is good: blessed is the man that trusts in him.” (Psalms 34:8 AKJV)

It’s true. God is wonderful and good. He loves you also.

Tuesday, January 5, 2021

“Come to me, all you that labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.” (Matthew 11:28 AKJV)

Has life beat you down? Come to Jesus. He will lift you up.

Wednesday, January 6, 2021

“And the LORD said to Moses, Whoever has sinned against me, him will I blot out of my book.” (Exodus 32:33 AKJV)

Sin has consequences. Our only hope is to ask the Lord to forgive us and follow Him.

Thursday, January 7, 2021

“Then came Peter to him, and said, Lord, how oft shall my brother sin against me, and I forgive him? till seven times? Jesus said to him, I say not to you, Until seven times: but, Until seventy times seven.” (Matthew 18:21-22 AKJV)

Since the Lord has forgiven us we should forgive each other.

Friday, January 8, 2021

“The LORD is near to them that are of a broken heart; and saves such as be of a contrite spirit.” (Psalms 34:18 AKJV)

The Lord can give you the hope and help you need. Pray now.

Saturday, January 9, 2021

“Master, which is the great commandment in the law? Jesus said to him, You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind. This is the first and great commandment. And the second is like to it, You shall love your neighbor as yourself.” (Matthew 22:36-39 AKJV)

Get this right and everything else falls into place.

Sunday, January 10, 2021

“But he that is greatest among you shall be your servant.” (Matthew 23:11 AKJV)

This is Jesus’ definition of greatness. How are we doing?

Monday, January 11, 2021

“Fret not yourself because of evildoers, neither be you envious against the workers of iniquity. For they shall soon be cut down like the grass, and wither as the green herb.” (Psalms 37:1-2 AKJV)

God has the final word on everything and everybody.

Tuesday, January 12, 2021

“For what is a man profited, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul? or what shall a man give in exchange for his soul?” (Matthew 16:26 AKJV)

Don’t sell your soul to the world and the devil. Give your all to Jesus and find real life.

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

“While he yet spoke, behold, a bright cloud overshadowed them: and behold a voice out of the cloud, which said, This is my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased; hear you him.” (Matthew 17:5 AKJV)

Jesus is the One and Only Son of God. He came into the world to save our souls from Hell. Follow Him.

Thursday, January 14, 2021

“The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom: and the knowledge of the holy is understanding.” (Proverbs 9:10 AKJV)

Do you want wisdom and understanding? Practice the above.

Friday, January 15, 2021

“He is not here: for he is risen, as he said. Come, see the place where the Lord lay.” (Matthew 28:6 AKJV)

Jesus is alive. He conquered sin, death and the grave. Amen!

Saturday, January 16, 2021

“Trust in the LORD, and do good; so shall you dwell in the land, and truly you shall be fed. Delight yourself also in the LORD: and he shall give you the desires of your heart.” (Psalms 37:3-4 AKJV)

Trust the Lord. You will be blessed and more importantly you will be a blessing.

Sunday, January 17, 2021

“Go you therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost:” (Matthew 28:19 AKJV)

This is Jesus’ instructions for all of His followers. Let’s get with it.

Monday, January 18, 2021

“Cease from anger, and forsake wrath: fret not yourself in any wise to do evil.” (Psalms 37:8 AKJV)

Follow the truth above and save yourself some heartache.

Tuesday, January 19, 2021

“And he arose, and rebuked the wind, and said to the sea, Peace, be still. And the wind ceased, and there was a great calm.” (Mark 4:39 AKJV)

Jesus can calm the storms of your life too. Pray and give the Lord your burdens.

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

“The steps of a good man are ordered by the LORD: and he delights in his way. Though he fall, he shall not be utterly cast down: for the LORD upholds him with his hand.” (Psalms 37:23-24 AKJV)

You are in good hands when you are in God’s Hands.

Thursday, January 21, 2021

“However, Jesus suffered him not, but said to him, Go home to your friends, and tell them how great things the Lord has done for you, and has had compassion on you.” (Mark 5:19 AKJV)

Let’s share with others what Jesus has done for us. They need Him too.

Friday, January 22, 2021

“LORD, make me to know my end, and the measure of my days, what it is: that I may know how frail I am.” (Psalms 39:4 AKJV)

Life is short on this earth and we are fragile. Where do you stand with God?

Saturday, January 23, 2021

“He answered and said to them, Well has Esaias prophesied of you hypocrites, as it is written, This people honors me with their lips, but their heart is far from me.” (Mark 7:6 AKJV)

Are you just saying the words or is your heart really in it? Think it over.

Sunday, January 24, 2021

“You shall rise up before the hoary head, and honor the face of the old man, and fear your God: I am the LORD.” (Leviticus 19:32 AKJV)

Respect your elders. This is God’s will.

Monday, January 25, 2021

“And when he had called the people to him with his disciples also, he said to them, Whoever will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me.” (Mark 8:34 AKJV)

Jesus’ path is not necessarily an easy path. Count the cost.

Tuesday, January 26, 2021

“As the hart pants after the water brooks, so pants my soul after you, O God.” (Psalms 42:1 AKJV)

Are you thirsty for God? He can satisfy the thirst of a hurting heart.

Wednesday, January 27, 2021

“For what shall it profit a man, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul?” (Mark 8:36 AKJV)

The things of this earth will pass away. Your soul goes on forever.

Thursday, January 28, 2021

“Blessed is he that considers the poor: the LORD will deliver him in time of trouble.” (Psalms 41:1 AKJV)

Be kind. Be generous. God will bless you for it.

Friday, January 29, 2021

“God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. Therefore will not we fear, though the earth be removed, and though the mountains be carried into the middle of the sea;” (Psalms 46:1-2 AKJV)

Don’t be afraid. Put your faith in the Lord. He will take care of you.

Saturday, January 30, 2021

“And there was a cloud that overshadowed them: and a voice came out of the cloud, saying, This is my beloved Son: hear him.” (Mark 9:7 AKJV)

We would do well to listen to the Lord ourselves. He has all the answers.

Sunday, January 31, 2021

“Riches profit not in the day of wrath: but righteousness delivers from death.” (Proverbs 11:4 AKJV)

On Judgment Day we need righteousness more than anything else. Only Jesus can make us righteous.

Monday, February 1, 2021

“Be still, and know that I am God: I will be exalted among the heathen, I will be exalted in the earth.” (Psalms 46:10 AKJV)

This is God’s world and we are His creation. Think about that as you go about your life today.

Tuesday, February 2, 2021

“Jesus said to him, If you can believe, all things are possible to him that believes. And straightway the father of the child cried out, and said with tears, Lord, I believe; help you my unbelief.” (Mark 9:23-24 AKJV)

Believe in what Jesus says and act on what He says. He will keep His Word.

Wednesday, February 3, 2021

“Be not you afraid when one is made rich, when the glory of his house is increased; For when he dies he shall carry nothing away: his glory shall not descend after him.” (Psalms 49:16-17 AKJV)

Material things will not stand the test of eternity. It’s our souls that matter most of all now and forever.

Thursday, February 4, 2021

“And he sat down, and called the twelve, and said to them, If any man desire to be first, the same shall be last of all, and servant of all.” (Mark 9:35 AKJV)

Jesus set the example. He served others and so should we.

Friday, February 5, 2021

“The fool has said in his heart, There is no God. Corrupt are they, and have done abominable iniquity: there is none that does good.” (Psalms 53:1 AKJV)

Don’t be foolish. God is. This world didn’t happen by accident.

Saturday, February 6, 2021

“I am crucified with Christ: nevertheless I live; yet not I, but Christ lives in me: and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by the faith of the Son of God, who loved me, and gave himself for me.” (Galatians 2:20 AKJV)

The Christian life is a surrendered life to Jesus who conquered sin, death and the grave.

 

November 29, 2020 - January 2, 2021

Sunday, November 29, 2020

“And when they were come into the house, they saw the young child with Mary his mother, and fell down, and worshipped him: and when they had opened their treasures, they presented to him gifts; gold, and frankincense and myrrh.” (Matthew 2:11 AKJV)

Are we giving our best to Jesus? Think it over.

Monday, November 30, 2020

“Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven.” (Matthew 5:16 AKJV)

This is a call for all Christians. Let us be a good witness for Jesus every day.

Tuesday, December 1, 2020

“No man can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to the one, and despise the other. You cannot serve God and mammon.” (Matthew 6:24 AKJV)

What is your choice? Will you love God or money? We can’t do both.

Wednesday, December 2, 2020

“But seek you first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added to you.” (Matthew 6:33 AKJV)

When we seek the Lord we know that He will take care of us. We can depend on Him.

Thursday, December 3, 2020

“And why behold you the mote that is in your brother’s eye, but consider not the beam that is in your own eye?” (Matthew 7:3 AKJV)

We must let the Lord do a work in our hearts before we can help others.

Friday, December 4, 2020

“The wicked shall be turned into hell, and all the nations that forget God.” (Psalms 9:17 AKJV)

God has spoken. Where do you stand with God?

Saturday, December 5, 2020

“Trust in the LORD with all your heart; and lean not to your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct your paths.” (Proverbs 3:5-6 AKJV)

God knows. We don’t. Let’s trust Him and follow Him.

Sunday, December 6, 2020

“Enter you in at the strait gate: for wide is the gate, and broad is the way, that leads to destruction, and many there be which go in thereat: Because strait is the gate, and narrow is the way, which leads to life, and few there be that find it.” (Matthew 7:13-14 AKJV)

Jesus said this. Which road are you traveling? Think it over.

Monday, December 7, 2020

“You will show me the path of life: in your presence is fullness of joy; at your right hand there are pleasures for ever more.” (Psalms 16:11 AKJV)

Let God take over. His way is the best way.

Tuesday, December 8, 2020

“Not every one that said to me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven; but he that does the will of my Father which is in heaven.” (Matthew 7:21 AKJV)

Being a Christian is more than just knowing the right answers. It is a life that loves and follows the Lord.

Wednesday, December 9, 2020

“Be not wise in your own eyes: fear the LORD, and depart from evil. It shall be health to your navel, and marrow to your bones.” (Proverbs 3:7-8 AKJV)

Pride can be a real enemy. Look to God. He will bless you and make you a blessing.

Thursday, December 10, 2020

“And as Jesus passed forth from there, he saw a man, named Matthew, sitting at the receipt of custom: and he said to him, Follow me. And he arose, and followed him.” (Matthew 9:9 AKJV)

Is Jesus calling you? Don’t hesitate. Follow Him now.

Friday, December 11, 2020

“The fool has said in his heart, There is no God. They are corrupt, they have done abominable works, there is none that does good.” (Psalms 14:1 AKJV)

Don’t be foolish. There is a God and we are all accountable to Him. Get right with God. Pray.

Saturday, December 12, 2020

“He that is not with me is against me; and he that gathers not with me scatters abroad.” (Matthew 12:30 AKJV)

There is no middle ground with Jesus. Where do you stand?

Sunday, December 13, 2020

“The heavens declare the glory of God; and the firmament shows his handiwork.” (Psalms 19:1 AKJV)

Look around you. The world is saying that God is. He alone is the Creator and Sustainer of the universe.

Monday, December 14, 2020

“For this people’s heart is waxed gross, and their ears are dull of hearing, and their eyes they have closed; lest at any time they should see with their eyes and hear with their ears, and should understand with their heart, and should be converted, and I should heal them.” (Matthew 13:15 AKJV)

Has your heart grown hard and cold toward the Lord? Ask God to make your heart tender once again.

Tuesday, December 15, 2020

“Honor the LORD with your substance, and with the first fruits of all your increase: So shall your barns be filled with plenty, and your presses shall burst out with new wine.” (Proverbs 3:9-10 AKJV)

Put God first. He will take care of you.

Wednesday, December 16, 2020

“So shall it be at the end of the world: the angels shall come forth, and sever the wicked from among the just, And shall cast them into the furnace of fire: there shall be wailing and gnashing of teeth.” (Matthew 13:49-50 AKJV)

Hell is for real. A day of Judgment is coming. Commit your life to Jesus before it is too late. Only He can forgive our sins and make us right with God.

Thursday, December 17, 2020

“Withhold not good from them to whom it is due, when it is in the power of your hand to do it.” (Proverbs 3:27 AKJV)

Be good. Do good. Treat people with kindness and appreciation.

Friday, December 18, 2020

“Then said Jesus to his disciples, If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me.” (Matthew 16:24 AKJV)

Following Jesus is not to be taken lightly. He demands our best and all. Are you His disciple?

Saturday, December 19, 2020

“For the ways of man are before the eyes of the LORD, and he ponders all his goings.” (Proverbs 5:21 AKJV)

We can’t hide from God. Is He pleased with us?

Sunday, December 20, 2020

“But go you and learn what that means, I will have mercy, and not sacrifice: for I am not come to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance.” (Matthew 9:13 AKJV)

We must realize our sinfulness before the Lord can truly help us? Have you ever come to this point in your life?

Monday, December 21, 2020

“You shall have no other gods before me.” (Exodus 20:3 AKJV)

This means the Lord should be Lord of my personal life, family life, vocational life, all of my life.

Tuesday, December 22, 2020

“And because iniquity shall abound, the love of many shall wax cold.” (Matthew 24:12 AKJV)

Isn’t this what is happening in our world today? Lord, please help us. We need you.

Wednesday, December 23, 2020

“Honor your father and your mother: that your days may be long on the land which the LORD your God gives you.” (Exodus 20:12 AKJV)

The family is the building block for civilization. When we neglect family we pay a terrible price.

Thursday, December 24, 2020

“And she shall bring forth a son, and you shall call his name JESUS: for he shall save his people from their sins.” (Matthew 1:21 AKJV)

Have you let Jesus save you from your sins? Only He can save your soul from Hell. Come to Him now.

Friday, December 25, 2020

“For to you is born this day in the city of David a Savior, which is Christ the Lord.” (Luke 2:11 AKJV)

Amen! Thank God for Jesus. He saved me. Has He saved you?

Saturday, December 26, 2020

“The LORD is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? the LORD is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid?” (Psalms 27:1 AKJV)

It’s true. Let Him be your light and salvation. He will give you the strength you need.

Sunday, December 27, 2020

“Whoever therefore shall confess me before men, him will I confess also before my Father which is in heaven. But whoever shall deny me before men, him will I also deny before my Father which is in heaven.” (Matthew 10:32-33 AKJV)

Which one are you?

Monday, December 28, 2020

“Wait on the LORD: be of good courage, and he shall strengthen your heart: wait, I say, on the LORD.” (Psalms 27:14 AKJV)

God’s time is always the right time. Wait on Him.

Tuesday, December 29, 2020

“And Jesus called a little child to him, and set him in the middle of them, And said, Truly I say to you, Except you be converted, and become as little children, you shall not enter into the kingdom of heaven.” (Matthew 18:2-3 AKJV)

Children have faith and humility. People who trust Jesus must have the same attitudes.

Wednesday, December 30, 2020

“Blessed is he whose transgression is forgiven, whose sin is covered. Blessed is the man to whom the LORD imputes not iniquity, and in whose spirit there is no guile.” (Psalms 32:1-2 AKJV)

The Lord will forgive your sins also. Confess, repent and fall on the mercy of the Lord.

Thursday, December 31, 2020

“For where two or three are gathered together in my name, there am I in the middle of them.” (Matthew 18:20 AKJV)

Jesus abides with His people. He will never leave us or forsake us. Amen!

Friday, January 1, 2021

“For the word of the LORD is right; and all his works are done in truth.” (Psalms 33:4 AKJV)

You can depend on the Bible. It is the Word of God.

Saturday, January 2, 2021

“He that finds his life shall lose it: and he that loses his life for my sake shall find it.” (Matthew 10:39 AKJV)

Real life is found in surrender to the Lord. When we lose, we win. God knows what is best.

 

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