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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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    Map & Schedule

    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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    Jesus loves you!

    The first need of every person is to have a personal relationship with Jesus. Read this article to learn how to experience His love for the very first time. Join us at Highland Baptist Church of West Monroe and we will gladly share more.
     
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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 a Christian school in West Monroe supported by Southern Baptist churches in the Northeast Louisiana Baptist Association. K3 - 12th Grade. Click to go to the school web site.
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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.

November 10 - December 14, 2019

Sunday, November 10, 2019

“And daily in the temple, and in every house, they ceased not to teach and preach Jesus Christ.” (Acts 5:42 AKJV)

Our message is a person. His name is Jesus. Let’s tell the world about Him.

Monday, November 11, 2019

“If you, LORD, should mark iniquities, O Lord, who shall stand? But there is forgiveness with you, that you may be feared.” (Psalms 130:3-4 AKJV)

God can and will forgive if we confess and repent of sin. Everyone needs to be forgiven.

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

“And keep the charge of the LORD your God, to walk in his ways, to keep his statutes, and his commandments, and his judgments, and his testimonies, as it is written in the law of Moses, that you may prosper in all that you do, and wherever you turn yourself:” (1 Kings 2:3 AKJV)

Blessings come to those who walk in the ways of the Lord.

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

“There is a way that seems right to a man, but the end thereof are the ways of death.” (Proverbs 16:25 AKJV)

Just because it seems right to us it may be just the opposite. If we seek the Lord He will guide us in the right way.

Thursday, November 14, 2019

“Then Peter opened his mouth, and said, Of a truth I perceive that God is no respecter of persons: But in every nation he that fears him, and works righteousness, is accepted with him.” (Acts 10:34-35 AKJV)

Everyone is important in the eyes of God and that includes you too.

Friday, November 15, 2019

“O lord, you have searched me, and known me. You know my sitting down and my rising up, you understand my thought afar off.” (Psalms 139:1-2 AKJV)

God knows us better than we know ourselves. Let’s put our trust in Him.

Saturday, November16, 2019

“He that is slow to anger is better than the mighty; and he that rules his spirit than he that takes a city.” (Proverbs 16:32 AKJV)

Don’t say everything that comes to mind. Wait. Think. You will save yourself a lot of trouble.

Sunday, November 17, 2019

“And Elijah came to all the people, and said, How long halt you between two opinions? if the LORD be God, follow him: but if Baal, then follow him. And the people answered him not a word.” (1 Kings 18:21 AKJV)

You can’t stay neural forever. Are you with the Lord or against Him? In fact you have already made that decision.  

Monday, November 18, 2019

“Whoever rewards evil for good, evil shall not depart from his house.” (Proverbs 17:13 AKJV)

Here is some powerful food for thought.

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

“And the disciples were filled with joy, and with the Holy Ghost.” (Acts 13:52 AKJV)

This is the kind of disciples we should be.

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

“And brought them out, and said, Sirs, what must I do to be saved? And they said, Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and you shall be saved, and your house.” (Acts 16:30-31 AKJV)

Jesus is still the way to salvation. Do you believe? Are you living it?

Thursday, November 21, 2019

“A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for adversity.” (Proverbs 17:17 AKJV)

Thank God for family and friends.

Friday, November 22, 2019

“And when all the people saw it, they fell on their faces: and they said, The LORD, he is the God; the LORD, he is the God.” (1 Kings 18:39 AKJV)

Have you made this discovery? There is only One God and He is the God of the Bible.

Saturday, November 23, 2019

“These were more noble than those in Thessalonica, in that they received the word with all readiness of mind, and searched the scriptures daily, whether those things were so.” (Acts 17:11 AKJV)

Are you in the Bible? Is the Bible in you? Read. Believe. Apply.

Sunday, November 24, 2019

“For you have possessed my reins: you have covered me in my mother’s womb. I will praise you; for I am fearfully and wonderfully made: marvelous are your works; and that my soul knows right well.” (Psalms 139:13-14 AKJV)

A baby is a person as soon as they are conceived. God is the Author of all life.

Monday, November 25, 2019

“He that has knowledge spares his words: and a man of understanding is of an excellent spirit. Even a fool, when he holds his peace, is counted wise: and he that shuts his lips is esteemed a man of understanding.” (Proverbs 17:27-28 AKJV)

Think before you speak. You will be glad you did.

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

“God that made the world and all things therein, seeing that he is Lord of heaven and earth, dwells not in temples made with hands;” (Acts 17:24 AKJV)

Look around you. God made it all. He is the Creator and Sustainer of it all.

Wednesday, November 27, 2019

“As for God, his way is perfect; the word of the LORD is tried: he is a buckler to all them that trust in him.” (2 Samuel 22:31 AKJV)

God’s Word and Ways are eternal. You can depend on Him.

Thursday, November 28, 2019

“And the king said to Araunah, No; but I will surely buy it of you at a price: neither will I offer burnt offerings to the LORD my God of that which does cost me nothing. So David bought the threshing floor and the oxen for fifty shekels of silver.” (2 Samuel 24:24 AKJV)

God deserves our best. Are you honoring Him with your possessions?

Friday, November 29, 2019

“And the times of this ignorance God winked at; but now commands all men every where to repent: Because he has appointed a day, in the which he will judge the world in righteousness by that man whom he has ordained; whereof he has given assurance to all men, in that he has raised him from the dead.” (Acts 17:30-31 AKJV)

Repentance is not an option in the eyes of the Lord. Everyone must repent of sin and turn to Jesus to be saved from their sins and Hell.

Saturday, November 30, 2019

“Whoever finds a wife finds a good thing, and obtains favor of the LORD.” (Proverbs 18:22 AKJV)

Thank the Lord for Godly women who support and pray for their husbands.

Sunday, December 1, 2019

“But showed first to them of Damascus, and at Jerusalem, and throughout all the coasts of Judaea, and then to the Gentiles, that they should repent and turn to God, and do works meet for repentance.” (Acts 26:20 AKJV)

Repentance is more than just saying the words. Repentance requires a change of heart and actions.

Monday, December 2, 2019

“Search me, O God, and know my heart: try me, and know my thoughts: And see if there be any wicked way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting.” (Psalms 139:23-24 AKJV)

This is a good prayer. What if everyone prayed and lived by this prayer?

Tuesday, December 3, 2019

“LORD, what is man, that you take knowledge of him! or the son of man, that you make account of him! Man is like to vanity: his days are as a shadow that passes away.” (Psalms 144:3-4 AKJV)

You are important to God. He’s thinking of you.

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

“Give to the LORD the glory due to his name: bring an offering, and come before him: worship the LORD in the beauty of holiness.” (1 Chronicles 16:29 AKJV)

Take time to worship and honor the Lord. He is God and God alone.

Thursday, December 5, 2019

“For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God to salvation to every one that believes; to the Jew first, and also to the Greek.” (Romans 1:16 AKJV)

Only Jesus died for our sins and arose from the dead to never die again. He conquered the chief enemies of man, sin and death. He alone can save us from sin and Hell.

Friday, December 6, 2019

“The LORD is in his holy temple, the LORD’s throne is in heaven: his eyes behold, his eyelids try, the children of men.” (Psalms 11:4 AKJV)

God sees and knows all. What does He see when He looks at us?

Saturday, December 7, 2019

“For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who hold the truth in unrighteousness;” (Romans 1:18 AKJV)

God’s wrath is revealed against those who suppress the truth. Rejecting truth has dire consequences.

Sunday, December 8, 2019

“For the invisible things of him from the creation of the world are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made, even his eternal power and Godhead; so that they are without excuse:” (Romans 1:20 AKJV)

All of creation shouts that God is. This world did not happen by accident. God designed and created it.

Monday, December 9, 2019

“Because that, when they knew God, they glorified him not as God, neither were thankful; but became vain in their imaginations, and their foolish heart was darkened. Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools,” (Romans 1:21-22 AKJV)

We live in such a day today. It is sad to see. Pray that we will experience revival.

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

“Who changed the truth of God into a lie, and worshipped and served the creature more than the Creator, who is blessed for ever. Amen.” (Romans 1:25 AKJV)

When we reject the truth there is only one alternative left and that is the lie.

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

“And likewise also the men, leaving the natural use of the woman, burned in their lust one toward another; men with men working that which is unseemly, and receiving in themselves that recompense of their error which was meet.” (Romans 1:27 AKJV)

God has spoken.

Thursday, December 12, 2019

“And even as they did not like to retain God in their knowledge, God gave them over to a reprobate mind, to do those things which are not convenient;” (Romans 1:28 AKJV)

Look at this verse in Isaiah. “Woe to them that call evil good, and good evil; that put darkness for light, and light for darkness; that put bitter for sweet, and sweet for bitter!” (Isaiah 5:20 AKJV)

These verses tell us why we are where we are.

Friday, December 13, 2019

“For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God;” (Romans 3:23 AKJV)

None of us measure up. We don’t even measure up to our own expectations much less God’s.

Saturday, December 14, 2019

“Now we know that what things soever the law said, it said to them who are under the law: that every mouth may be stopped, and all the world may become guilty before God.” (Romans 3:19 AKJV)

The ten commandments let us know how sinful we and how much we need God’s grace to save us.

October 6 - November 9, 2019

Sunday, October 6, 2019

“The ear that hears the reproof of life stays among the wise. He that refuses instruction despises his own soul: but he that hears reproof gets understanding.” (Proverbs 15:31-32 AKJV)

The wise will take time to truly listen. They will also be willing to hear criticism.

Monday, October 7, 2019

“The thief comes not, but for to steal, and to kill, and to destroy: I am come that they might have life, and that they might have it more abundantly.” (John 10:10 AKJV)

The world will steal real life. Jesus will give real life. The choice is yours to make.

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

“My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me: And I give to them eternal life; and they shall never perish, neither shall any man pluck them out of my hand.” (John 10:27-28 AKJV)

Do you know the Lord? Are you listening to His voice?

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

“Open you my eyes, that I may behold wondrous things out of your law.” (Psalms 119:18 AKJV)

Are you willing to pray a prayer like this? You will be glad you did.

Thursday, October 10, 2019

“To whom also he showed himself alive after his passion by many infallible proofs, being seen of them forty days, and speaking of the things pertaining to the kingdom of God:” (Acts 1:3 AKJV)

Jesus is alive. People saw Him. He never died again. He lives forever.  

Friday, October 11, 2019

“I love the LORD, because he has heard my voice and my supplications.” (Psalms 116:1 AKJV)

God has answered my prayers. He is faithful.

Saturday, October 12, 2019

“Better is a little with righteousness than great revenues without right.” (Proverbs 16:8 AKJV)

Money isn’t everything. Being right with God and others is more valuable.

Sunday, October 13, 2019

“Jesus said to her, I am the resurrection, and the life: he that believes in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live:” (John 11:25 AKJV)

Eternal life is found in Jesus and Jesus alone.

Monday, October 14, 2019

“And when he thus had spoken, he cried with a loud voice, Lazarus, come forth. And he that was dead came forth, bound hand and foot with grave clothes: and his face was bound about with a napkin. Jesus said to them, Loose him, and let him go.” (John 11:43-44 AKJV)

Jesus has the victory over death and the grave. Jesus is Lord!

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

“He that handles a matter wisely shall find good: and whoever trusts in the LORD, happy is he.” (Proverbs 16:20 AKJV)

Do you want joy? Trust in the Lord.

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

“It is good for me that I have been afflicted; that I might learn your statutes.” (Psalms 119:71 AKJV)

Hard times can be a blessing because they make us turn to the Lord and His Word to sustain us.

Thursday, October 17, 2019

“Your word is a lamp to my feet, and a light to my path.” (Psalms 119:105 AKJV)

You don’t have to walk in the darkness. Read and apply the Bible and watch God shine His light in you.

Friday, October 18, 2019

“I must work the works of him that sent me, while it is day: the night comes, when no man can work.” (John 9:4 AKJV)

Do what you can while you can. You may not have tomorrow.

Saturday, October 19, 2019

“And he said, Lord, I believe. And he worshipped him.” (John 9:38 AKJV)

True belief in Jesus will involve our worship of Him. Be in church this Sunday.

Sunday, October 20, 2019

“Behold, he that keeps Israel shall neither slumber nor sleep.” (Psalms 121:4 AKJV)

God is always on the job. He will lead you also.

Monday, October 21, 2019

“Peace I leave with you, my peace I give to you: not as the world gives, give I to you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid.” (John 14:27 AKJV)

Our problems are not so much outside of us as they are inside of us. Jesus will give you peace.

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

“I am the vine, you are the branches: He that stays in me, and I in him, the same brings forth much fruit: for without me you can do nothing.” (John 15:5 AKJV)

Jesus doesn’t need our help, we need His. Let Him live His life through you.

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

“However, when he, the Spirit of truth, is come, he will guide you into all truth: for he shall not speak of himself; but whatever he shall hear, that shall he speak: and he will show you things to come.” (John 16:13 AKJV)

Look to the Lord and He will give you the truth because He is the truth.

Thursday, October 24, 2019

“These things I have spoken to you, that in me you might have peace. In the world you shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world.” (John 16:33 AKJV)

Life can be hard but Jesus is up to the challenge. Let Him give you the victory.

 

Friday, October 25, 2019

“Which also said, You men of Galilee, why stand you gazing up into heaven? this same Jesus, which is taken up from you into heaven, shall so come in like manner as you have seen him go into heaven.” (Acts 1:11 AKJV)

Jesus is coming back. Are you ready?

Saturday, October 26, 2019

“When Jesus therefore had received the vinegar, he said, It is finished: and he bowed his head, and gave up the ghost.” (John 19:30 AKJV)

Our salvation from sin and Hell was completely paid for at the cross. Amen!

Sunday, October 27, 2019

“He that is of God hears God’s words: you therefore hear them not, because you are not of God.” (John 8:47 AKJV)

Are you open to hearing the Word of God? Read the Bible and pray and ask God to speak to you.

Monday, October 28, 2019

“And it shall come to pass in the last days, said God, I will pour out of my Spirit on all flesh: and your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, and your young men shall see visions, and your old men shall dream dreams:” (Acts 2:17 AKJV)

These could be the last days. Is God speaking to you?

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

“Order my steps in your word: and let not any iniquity have dominion over me.” (Psalms 119:133 AKJV)

Pray this prayer. God will lead you.

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

“Whom God has raised up, having loosed the pains of death: because it was not possible that he should be held of it.” (Acts 2:24 AKJV)

Death could not hold Jesus. He is alive!

Thursday, October 31, 2019

“The same came therefore to Philip, which was of Bethsaida of Galilee, and desired him, saying, Sir, we would see Jesus.” (John 12:21 AKJV)

People need and want to see Jesus. Let’s take them to Him.

Friday, November 1, 2019

“Your righteousness is an everlasting righteousness, and your law is the truth.” (Psalms 119:142 AKJV)

God is holy and He provides stability in an unstable world. You can count on Him.

Saturday, November 2, 2019

“Sanctify them through your truth: your word is truth.” (John 17:17 AKJV)

Are you looking for the truth? Read your Bible.

Sunday, November 3, 2019

“Repent you therefore, and be converted, that your sins may be blotted out, when the times of refreshing shall come from the presence of the Lord.” (Acts 3:19 AKJV)

Repentance of sin can lead to a time of refreshing. Repent and watch God work afresh in your heart.

Monday, November 4, 2019

“Our help is in the name of the LORD, who made heaven and earth.” (Psalms 124:8 AKJV)

It’s great to know that the Creator of all will help us. Amen!

Tuesday, November 5, 2019

“Neither is there salvation in any other: for there is none other name under heaven given among men, whereby we must be saved.” (Acts 4:12 AKJV)

Jesus is the only One who can save us from Hell to eternal life in Heaven. Are you trusting Him?

Wednesday, November 6, 2019

“The LORD has done great things for us; whereof we are glad.” (Psalms 126:3 AKJV)

God is good. Be sure to thank Him for all He has done and is doing.

Thursday, November 7, 2019

“For we cannot but speak the things which we have seen and heard.” (Acts 4:20 AKJV)

Every Christian has a testimony of how the Lord has worked in their life. Tell others. They need Jesus too.

Friday, November 8, 2019

“Except the LORD build the house, they labor in vain that build it: except the LORD keep the city, the watchman wakes but in vain.” (Psalms 127:1 AKJV)

Life is meant to be lived under the direction of the Lord. He knows what is best.

Saturday, November 9, 2019

“Then Peter and the other apostles answered and said, We ought to obey God rather than men.” (Acts 5:29 AKJV)

We are all accountable to God. He is the final bookkeeper.

July 28 - August 31, 2019

Sunday, July 28, 2019
“For as the lightning, that lightens out of the one part under heaven, shines to the other part under heaven; so shall also the Son of man be in his day. But first must he suffer many things, and be rejected of this generation.” (Luke 17:24-25 AKJV)

Jesus is coming back. Are you ready?

Monday, July 29, 2019
“For the Son of man is come to seek and to save that which was lost.” (Luke 19:10 AKJV)

Jesus came to save souls from Hell to eternal life in Heaven. Have you been saved by Jesus?
 
Tuesday, July 30, 2019
“Saying to them, It is written, My house is the house of prayer: but you have made it a den of thieves.” (Luke 19:46 AKJV)

Be in God’s House. Pray. We need the Lord to bring revival.

Wednesday, July 31, 2019
“He that dwells in the secret place of the most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty. I will say of the LORD, He is my refuge and my fortress: my God; in him will I trust.” (Psalms 91:1-2 AKJV)

Let the Lord be the refuge of your life.

Thursday, August 1, 2019
“Heaven and earth shall pass away: but my words shall not pass away.” (Luke 21:33 AKJV)

The words of Jesus stand the test of time and eternity.

Friday, August 2, 2019
“And also all that generation were gathered to their fathers: and there arose another generation after them, which knew not the LORD, nor yet the works which he had done for Israel.” (Judges 2:10 AKJV)
 
It only takes one generation to become a rebellious people toward God. Tell your children about the Lord.
 
Saturday, August 3, 2019
“And when he was at the place, he said to them, Pray that you enter not into temptation.” (Luke 22:40 AKJV)

This is a good prayer. Trust the Lord to give you the victory over temptation.

Sunday, August 4, 2019
“Your throne is established of old: you are from everlasting.” (Psalms 93:2 AKJV)

God is still on the throne. He is God and God alone.

Monday, August 5, 2019
“He that planted the ear, shall he not hear? he that formed the eye, shall he not see? He that chastises the heathen, shall not he correct? he that teaches man knowledge, shall not he know?” (Psalms 94:9-10 AKJV)

These are powerful questions that deserve our undivided attention.

Tuesday, August 6, 2019
“Then said they all, Are you then the Son of God? And he said to them, You say that I am.” (Luke 22:70 AKJV)

Jesus claimed to be the Son of God because He is the Son of God. Have you put your faith in Him?

Wednesday, August 7, 2019
“Blessed is the man whom you chasten, O LORD, and teach him out of your law;” (Psalms 94:12 AKJV)

The Lord disciplines His children because He loves them.

Thursday, August 8, 2019
“O come, let us worship and bow down: let us kneel before the LORD our maker.” (Psalms 95:6 AKJV)

Be in church this Sunday and worship the Lord.

Friday, August 9, 2019
“Then Manoah entreated the LORD, and said, O my Lord, let the man of God which you did send come again to us, and teach us what we shall do to the child that shall be born.” (Judges 13:8 AKJV)

Oh that every dad had a heart to rear his children in the ways of the Lord.

Saturday, August 10, 2019
“There is a way which seems right to a man, but the end thereof are the ways of death.” (Proverbs 14:12 AKJV)

It is easy to be fooled by the lies of the human heart. Put your trust in the heart of God.

Sunday, August 11, 2019
“Then said Jesus, Father, forgive them; for they know not what they do. And they parted his raiment, and cast lots.” (Luke 23:34 AKJV)

God can and will forgive us too as we confess our sins and turn to Him for forgiveness.

Monday, August 12, 2019
“And he said to Jesus, Lord, remember me when you come into your kingdom. And Jesus said to him, Truly I say to you, To day shall you be with me in paradise.” (Luke 23:42-43 AKJV)

The repentant thief recognized his need for Jesus. Have you? It’s not too late.

Tuesday, August 13, 2019
“You that love the LORD, hate evil: he preserves the souls of his saints; he delivers them out of the hand of the wicked.” (Psalms 97:10 AKJV)

If we truly love the Lord we should abhor evil.

Wednesday, August 14, 2019
“Know you that the LORD he is God: it is he that has made us, and not we ourselves; we are his people, and the sheep of his pasture.” (Psalms 100:3 AKJV)

There is only one God and He is the God of the Bible. He made us for Himself.

Thursday, August 15, 2019
“A wise man fears, and departs from evil: but the fool rages, and is confident.” (Proverbs 14:16 AKJV)

Are you wise? If so, you will save yourself a lot of heartache.

Friday, August 16, 2019
“And they worshipped him, and returned to Jerusalem with great joy: And were continually in the temple, praising and blessing God. Amen.” (Luke 24:52-53 AKJV)

The disciples celebrated the resurrected Jesus and so should we. Be in church this Sunday.

Saturday, August 17, 2019
“Enter into his gates with thanksgiving, and into his courts with praise: be thankful to him, and bless his name.” (Psalms 100:4 AKJV)

The Lord is worthy to be praised and thanked. Thank you Lord.

Sunday, August 18, 2019
“And as they were afraid, and bowed down their faces to the earth, they said to them, Why seek you the living among the dead? He is not here, but is risen: remember how he spoke to you when he was yet in Galilee,” (Luke 24:5-6 AKJV)

Jesus is alive. He overcame sin, death and the grave. Worship Him. He is Lord!

Monday, August 19, 2019
“I will set no wicked thing before my eyes: I hate the work of them that turn aside; it shall not stick to me.” (Psalms 101:3 AKJV)

Keep your eyes on that which is good and holy.

Tuesday, August 20, 2019
“Bless the LORD, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits: Who forgives all your iniquities; who heals all your diseases;” (Psalms 103:2-3 AKJV)

God is so good. Don’t forget. He has done so much for us.

Wednesday, August 21, 2019
“But as many as received him, to them gave he power to become the sons of God, even to them that believe on his name:” (John 1:12 AKJV)

Receive Jesus as the Lord of your life and you too can become a child of God.

Thursday, August 22, 2019
“The next day John sees Jesus coming to him, and said, Behold the Lamb of God, which takes away the sin of the world. This is he of whom I said, After me comes a man which is preferred before me: for he was before me.” (John 1:29-30 AKJV)

Jesus can take away your sin also. You don’t have to carry that burden of sin anymore.

Friday, August 23, 2019
“For as the heaven is high above the earth, so great is his mercy toward them that fear him. As far as the east is from the west, so far has he removed our transgressions from us.” (Psalms 103:11-12 AKJV)

It is wonderful to be forgiven. God is merciful. Cast your cares upon Him.

Saturday, August 24, 2019
“He first finds his own brother Simon, and said to him, We have found the Messias, which is, being interpreted, the Christ.” (John 1:41 AKJV)

Tell your friends and family about Jesus. They need Him too.

Sunday, August 25, 2019
“The day following Jesus would go forth into Galilee, and finds Philip, and said to him, Follow me.” (John 1:43 AKJV)

If Jesus is calling you, call it a privilege. You will be glad you did. Follow Him.
 
Monday, August 26, 2019
“Jesus answered and said to him, Truly, truly, I say to you, Except a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God.” (John 3:3 AKJV)

Jesus is not going to reform us. He is going to make us new. Have you been born again?
 
Tuesday, August 27, 2019
“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.” (John 3:16 AKJV)

Jesus loves you too. Put your faith in Him. He is the only One who can give you eternal life.

Wednesday, August 28, 2019
“In the fear of the LORD is strong confidence: and his children shall have a place of refuge. The fear of the LORD is a fountain of life, to depart from the snares of death.” (Proverbs 14:26-27 AKJV)

Fear the Lord. This attitude has great blessings.

Thursday, August 29, 2019
“For this child I prayed; and the LORD has given me my petition which I asked of him: Therefore also I have lent him to the LORD; as long as he lives he shall be lent to the LORD. And he worshipped the LORD there.” (1 Samuel 1:27-28 AKJV)

It is wise to dedicate our children to the Lord. He knows what is best for us and them.
 
Friday, August 30, 2019
“He that believes on him is not condemned: but he that believes not is condemned already, because he has not believed in the name of the only begotten Son of God.” (John 3:18 AKJV)

We are in trouble until or unless we come to Jesus. He is the only One who can save us from Hell.

Saturday, August 31, 2019
“He must increase, but I must decrease.” (John 3:30 AKJV)

John the Baptist had it right. Jesus must be exalted and we must take our place under Him as our Lord.

September 1 - October 5, 2019

Sunday, September 1, 2019

“He must increase, but I must decrease.” (John 3:30 AKJV)

This should be the desire of every follower of Jesus. Let’s exalt Jesus.

Monday, September 2, 2019

“He that believes on the Son has everlasting life: and he that believes not the Son shall not see life; but the wrath of God stays on him.” (John 3:36 AKJV)

This can’t be any plainer. You must trust and follow Jesus or pay the consequences of eternal torment.

Tuesday, September 3, 2019

“Jesus answered and said to her, Whoever drinks of this water shall thirst again: But whoever drinks of the water that I shall give him shall never thirst; but the water that I shall give him shall be in him a well of water springing up into everlasting life.” (John 4:13-14 AKJV)

Only Jesus can satisfy the longings of the human heart for time and eternity.

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

“Yes, and certain women also of our company made us astonished, which were early at the sepulcher; And when they found not his body, they came, saying, that they had also seen a vision of angels, which said that he was alive.” (Luke 24:22-23 AKJV)

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

Thursday, September 5, 2019

“And said to them, Thus it is written, and thus it behooved Christ to suffer, and to rise from the dead the third day: And that repentance and remission of sins should be preached in his name among all nations, beginning at Jerusalem.” (Luke 24:46-47 AKJV)

You don’t have to die in your sins. You can be saved from Hell to be with the Lord in Heaven.

Friday, September 6, 2019

“God is a Spirit: and they that worship him must worship him in spirit and in truth.” (John 4:24 AKJV)

We are made in the image of God. We are a living soul. The things of the spirit are the most important things in life.

Saturday, September 7, 2019

“A sound heart is the life of the flesh: but envy the rottenness of the bones.” (Proverbs 14:30 AKJV)

Don’t let jealousy win the day in your life. Be content with what God has given you.

Sunday, September 8, 2019

“Therefore Eli said to Samuel, Go, lie down: and it shall be, if he call you, that you shall say, Speak, LORD; for your servant hears. So Samuel went and lay down in his place.” (1 Samuel 3:9 AKJV)

When God speaks, pay attention. It is a privilege when He does.

Monday, September 9, 2019

“Truly, truly, I say to you, He that hears my word, and believes on him that sent me, has everlasting life, and shall not come into condemnation; but is passed from death to life.” (John 5:24 AKJV)

Trust Jesus. Your eternity depends on it.

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

“Marvel not at this: for the hour is coming, in the which all that are in the graves shall hear his voice, And shall come forth; they that have done good, to the resurrection of life; and they that have done evil, to the resurrection of damnation.” (John 5:28-29 AKJV)

This life is not all there is. All of us are headed for eternity to either Heaven or Hell.

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

“Let the redeemed of the LORD say so, whom he has redeemed from the hand of the enemy;” (Psalms 107:2 AKJV)

Take the time to tell others what the Lord has done for you. They need Him too.

Thursday, September 12, 2019

“The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom: a good understanding have all they that do his commandments: his praise endures for ever.” (Psalms 111:10 AKJV)

Fear and respect for the Lord is a good thing. You will be wise if you do.

Friday, September 13, 2019

“A soft answer turns away wrath: but grievous words stir up anger.” (Proverbs 15:1 AKJV)

Remember this in the heat of the moment. You will be glad you did.

Saturday, 14, 2019

“From that time many of his disciples went back, and walked no more with him.” (John 6:66 AKJV)

Are you for Jesus for the long haul? Keep your eyes on Jesus and follow Him.

Sunday, September 15, 2019

“Righteousness exalts a nation: but sin is a reproach to any people.” (Proverbs 14:34 AKJV)

Is God pleased with our country? Think it over.

Monday, September 16, 2019

“For had you believed Moses, you would have believed me; for he wrote of me. But if you believe not his writings, how shall you believe my words?” (John 5:46-47 AKJV)

All of the Bible is the inspired Word of God. You can’t pick and choose what to believe.

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

“And the LORD came, and stood, and called as at other times, Samuel, Samuel. Then Samuel answered, Speak; for your servant hears.” (1 Samuel 3:10 AKJV)

All of us should be eager to hear from the Lord. Be ready to follow where He leads.

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

“Then said Jesus to the twelve, Will you also go away? Then Simon Peter answered him, Lord, to whom shall we go? you have the words of eternal life.” (John 6:67-68 AKJV)

Jesus is all we need. He will take care of His own.

Thursday, September 19, 2019

“The eyes of the LORD are in every place, beholding the evil and the good.” (Proverbs 15:3 AKJV)

God knows all and sees all. Is He pleased with us?

Friday, September 20, 2019

“Moreover as for me, God forbid that I should sin against the LORD in ceasing to pray for you: but I will teach you the good and the right way: Only fear the LORD, and serve him in truth with all your heart: for consider how great things he has done for you.” (1 Samuel 12:23-24 AKJV)

Keep praying. It will make a difference in you and in others.

Saturday, September 21, 2019

“Then said they to him, What shall we do, that we might work the works of God? Jesus answered and said to them, This is the work of God, that you believe on him whom he has sent.” (John 6:28-29 AKJV)

Faith in Jesus will lead us to do the things He would have us do.

Sunday, September 22, 2019

“And Jesus said to them, I am the bread of life: he that comes to me shall never hunger; and he that believes on me shall never thirst.” (John 6:35 AKJV)

Jesus can meet the needs of the human heart. Tell your need to Him now.

Monday, September 23, 2019

“And Samuel said, Has the LORD as great delight in burnt offerings and sacrifices, as in obeying the voice of the LORD? Behold, to obey is better than sacrifice, and to listen than the fat of rams.” (1 Samuel 15:22 AKJV)

Obedience to God is the real indicator that we are following Him.

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

“But the LORD said to Samuel, Look not on his countenance, or on the height of his stature; because I have refused him: for the LORD sees not as man sees; for man looks on the outward appearance, but the LORD looks on the heart.” (1 Samuel 16:7 AKJV)

What is God seeing in our hearts? Is he pleased?

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

“The world cannot hate you; but me it hates, because I testify of it, that the works thereof are evil.” (John 7:7 AKJV)

This is why some are so upset with Jesus. He tells it like it is.

Thursday, September 26, 2019

“He that believes on me, as the scripture has said, out of his belly shall flow rivers of living water.” (John 7:38 AKJV)

The Lord can bring refreshing to your weary heart also. Pray.

Friday, September 27, 2019

“Then spoke Jesus again to them, saying, I am the light of the world: he that follows me shall not walk in darkness, but shall have the light of life.” (John 8:12 AKJV)

Overcome the darkness. Let the light of Jesus shine in your hearts.

Saturday, September 28, 2019

“I was glad when they said to me, Let us go into the house of the LORD.” (Psalms 122:1 AKJV)

I like to go to church. Do you? Be in church this Sunday. You will be glad you went.

Sunday, September 29, 2019

“Then said David to the Philistine, You come to me with a sword, and with a spear, and with a shield: but I come to you in the name of the LORD of hosts, the God of the armies of Israel, whom you have defied.” (1 Samuel 17:45 AKJV)

God is greater than any enemy we face. Have faith in God.

Monday, September 30, 2019

“I said therefore to you, that you shall die in your sins: for if you believe not that I am he, you shall die in your sins.” (John 8:24 AKJV)

Don’t die in your sins. Give your life to Jesus and repent of sin and be saved from your sins.

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

“And you shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.” (John 8:32 AKJV)

The Bible is truth. Jesus is truth. Trust God and be set free.

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

“You are of your father the devil, and the lusts of your father you will do. He was a murderer from the beginning, and stayed not in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he speaks a lie, he speaks of his own: for he is a liar, and the father of it.” (John 8:44 AKJV)

When you reject the truth there is only one alternative left. That’s scary.

Thursday, October 3, 2019

“Praise you the LORD. Blessed is the man that fears the LORD, that delights greatly in his commandments. His seed shall be mighty on earth: the generation of the upright shall be blessed.” (Psalms 112:1-2 AKJV)

It’s a blessing to trust the Lord.

Friday, October 4, 2019

“Better is little with the fear of the LORD than great treasure and trouble therewith.” (Proverbs 15:16 AKJV)

There is more to life than just things. When we have the Lord we have all we need.

Saturday, October 5, 2019

“Your word have I hid in my heart, that I might not sin against you.” (Psalms 119:11 AKJV)

Here’s the way to have victory over sin.

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