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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.

May 14 - June 17, 2017

Sunday, May14, 2017
“They shall cast their silver in the streets, and their gold shall be removed: their silver and their gold shall not be able to deliver them in the day of the wrath of the LORD: they shall not satisfy their souls, neither fill their bowels: because it is the stumbling block of their iniquity.” (Ezekiel 7:19 AKJV)

Material wealth could be the thing that keeps us from God. Learn the lesson now before it is too late.

Monday, May 15, 2017
“Whoever digs a pit shall fall therein: and he that rolls a stone, it will return on him.” (Proverbs 26:27 AKJV)

Making trouble for others may make trouble for yourself. Think it over.

Tuesday, May 16, 2017
“For our God is a consuming fire.” (Hebrews 12:29 AKJV)

God is holy and not to be taken lightly.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017
“For whom the Lord loves he chastens, and whips every son whom he receives.” (Hebrews 12:6 AKJV)

God disciplines His children because He loves us and this is also an indicator that we belong to Him.

Thursday, May 18, 2017
“But without faith it is impossible to please him: for he that comes to God must believe that he is, and that he is a rewarder of them that diligently seek him.” (Hebrews 11:6 AKJV)

Trust God. This will please Him. You can depend on Him.

Friday, May 19, 2017
“And let us consider one another to provoke to love and to good works: Not forsaking the assembling of ourselves together, as the manner of some is; but exhorting one another: and so much the more, as you see the day approaching.” (Hebrews 10:24-25 AKJV)

God’s people should be in church with God’s people. This is His plan. Be in church this Sunday.

Saturday, May 20, 2017
“Give us help from trouble: for vain is the help of man.” (Psalms 108:12 AKJV)

God can do what no one else can do. Trust God.

Sunday, May 21, 2017
“Let your conversation be without covetousness; and be content with such things as you have: for he has said, I will never leave you, nor forsake you.” (Hebrews 13:5 AKJV)

God is faithful. He will be there for His people.

Monday, May 22, 2017
“If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that gives to all men liberally, and upbraides not; and it shall be given him.” (James 1:5 AKJV)

The Lord is waiting for you to ask. The wisdom of the ages is available to God’s children.

Tuesday, May 23, 2017
“Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, and comes down from the Father of lights, with whom is no ficklenss, neither shadow of turning.” (James 1:17 AKJV)

God is good. Be sure to thank Him for His goodness.

Wednesday, May 24, 2017
“Your word have I hid in my heart, that I might not sin against you.” (Psalms 119:11 AKJV)

Memorizing God’s Word can bring daily victory over sin in our lives. Memorize God’s Word. You will be glad you did.

Thursday, May 25, 2017
“This is the day which the LORD has made; we will rejoice and be glad in it.” (Psalms 118:24 AKJV)

Today is a gift from God. Be productive and make the most of it.

Friday, May 26, 2017
“Therefore to him that knows to do good, and does it not, to him it is sin.” (James 4:17 AKJV)

Do what you know you should. Don’t put it off. Do it now. You will be glad you did.

Saturday, May 27, 2017
“But he gives more grace. Why he said, God resists the proud, but gives grace to the humble.” (James 4:6 AKJV)

Pride will keep us away from the blessing of God. True humility will be a doorway of blessing.

Sunday, May 28, 2017
“Out of the same mouth proceeds blessing and cursing.
My brothers, these things ought not so to be.” (James 3:10 AKJV)

What are our words revealing about what is really in our hearts? Think it over. May our words be a blessing.

Monday, May 29, 2017
“You believe that there is one God; you do well: the devils also believe, and tremble.” (James 2:19 AKJV)

It takes more than intellectual assent to be right with God. We must trust and obey the Lord. This is the faith that will get you to Heaven.

Tuesday, May 30, 2017
“But be you doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving your own selves.” (James 1:22 AKJV)

Real faith in God is more than just listening to words about God. It is a faith that acts on God’s Word.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017
“But grow in grace, and in the knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. To him be glory both now and for ever. Amen.” (2 Peter 3:18 AKJV)

The Christian life is not a stagnant life but rather a growing life. Let’s read the Bible, pray, worship and continue to grow to be more like Jesus.

Thursday, June 1, 2017
“But the day of the Lord will come as a thief in the night; in the which the heavens shall pass away with a great noise, and the elements shall melt with fervent heat, the earth also and the works that are therein shall be burned up.” (2 Peter 3:10 AKJV)

The end is coming. Are you ready? Put your trust in the Lord now before it is too late.

Friday, June 2, 2017
“Your word is a lamp to my feet, and a light to my path.” (Psalms 119:105 AKJV)

The Bible will give you the wisdom you need. Read it and apply it.

Saturday, June 3, 2017
“Humble yourselves therefore under the mighty hand of God, that he may exalt you in due time: Casting all your care on him; for he cares for you.” (1 Peter 5:6-7 AKJV)

God will help us if we will humble ourselves before Him. Draw close to the Lord and He will draw close to you.

Sunday, June 4, 2017
“It is good for me that I have been afflicted; that I might learn your statutes.” (Psalms 119:71 AKJV)

Hard times can also be a time of blessing if we take time to listen to the Lord.

Monday, June 5, 2017
“But sanctify the Lord God in your hearts: and be ready always to give an answer to every man that asks you a reason of the hope that is in you with meekness and fear:” (1 Peter 3:15 AKJV)

God’s people should always be ready to point others to the Lord. This is our joy and mission.

Tuesday, June 6, 2017
“For Christ also has once suffered for sins, the just for the unjust, that he might bring us to God, being put to death in the flesh, but quickened by the Spirit:” (1 Peter 3:18 AKJV)

Jesus died for our sins which are many. He is the only One who can save us from our sins.

Wednesday, June 7, 2017
“He that covers his sins shall not prosper: but whoever confesses and forsakes them shall have mercy.” (Proverbs 28:13 AKJV)

This is a truth that we need to always remember. Sin is a problem. Only God can fix it.

Thursday, June 8, 2017
“At midnight I will rise to give thanks to you because of your righteous judgments.”
(Psalms 119:62 AKJV)

If you are having trouble sleeping, why not use the time to talk to God?

Friday, June 9, 2017
“He that trusts in his own heart is a fool: but whoever walks wisely, he shall be delivered.” (Proverbs 28:26 AKJV)

We have to watch out for ourselves. There is no worse deception than self-deception. We need to trust God.

Saturday, June 10, 2017
“And the world passes away, and the lust thereof: but he that does the will of God stays for ever.” (1 John 2:17 AKJV)

The verse above will help us keep our priorities right.

Sunday, June 11, 2017
“If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.” (1 John 1:9 AKJV)

It is wonderful to be forgiven. Jesus can forgive and cleanse. Let Him work in your life.

Monday, June 12, 2017
“And this is the record, that God has given to us eternal life, and this life is in his Son. He that has the Son has life; and he that has not the Son of God has not life.” (1 John 5:11-12 AKJV)

It cannot be any plainer than this. Do you have Jesus and does He have you?

Tuesday, June 13, 2017
“We love him, because he first loved us.” (1 John 4:19 AKJV)

Jesus loves us even we are unlovable. This is why we love Him. May our love for Him grow daily.

Wednesday, June 14, 2017
“He, that being often reproved hardens his neck, shall suddenly be destroyed, and that without remedy.” (Proverbs 29:1 AKJV)

Don’t keep saying no to God. This is dangerous and will have eternal consequences.

Thursday, June 15, 2017
“I was glad when they said to me, Let us go into the house of the LORD.” (Psalms 122:1 AKJV)

God’s people love to go church. That’s just the way it is.

Friday, June 16, 2017
“He that commits sin is of the devil; for the devil sins from the beginning. For this purpose the Son of God was manifested, that he might destroy the works of the devil.” (1 John 3:8 AKJV)

God will never okay sin. He came to destroy the works of the devil.

Saturday, June 17, 2017
“My little children, let us not love in word, neither in tongue; but in deed and in truth.” (1 John 3:18 AKJV)

Love is more than words. Love acts.



April 16 - May 13, 2017

Sunday, April 9, 2017
“But we are all as an unclean thing, and all our righteousnesses are as filthy rags; and we all do fade as a leaf; and our iniquities, like the wind, have taken us away.” (Isaiah 64:6 AKJV)

None of us are good enough for God and Heaven. We need the righteousness of God in our lives. We need Jesus.
 
Monday, April 10, 2017
“That at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, of things in heaven, and things in earth, and things under the earth; And that every tongue should confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.” (Philippians 2:10-11 AKJV)

Every means every. Jesus is Lord!

Tuesday, April 11, 2017
“For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain.” (Philippians 1:21 AKJV)

This should be the life goal of all Christians.

Wednesday, April 12, 2017
“And judgment is turned away backward, and justice stands afar off: for truth is fallen in the street, and equity cannot enter.” (Isaiah 59:14 AKJV)

This is a sad picture and it unfortunately reminds us of today. Lord, help us.

Thursday, April 13, 2017
“Seek you the LORD while he may be found, call you on him while he is near:” (Isaiah 55:6 AKJV)

We need to listen when God speaks. It is a privilege when He does.

Friday, April 14, 2017
“I will remember the works of the LORD: surely I will remember your wonders of old. I will meditate also of all your work, and talk of your doings.” (Psalms 77:11-12 AKJV)

Meditate on the goodness of God in your life. You will be blessed.

Saturday, April 15, 2017
“As you have therefore received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk you in him: Rooted and built up in him, and established in the faith, as you have been taught, abounding therein with thanksgiving.” (Colossians 2:6-7 AKJV)

When Jesus comes into our lives He makes a wonderful difference. Walk with the Lord.
 
Sunday, April 16, 2017
“In whom we have redemption through his blood, even the forgiveness of sins:” (Colossians 1:14 AKJV)

Jesus shed His blood so that we could be forgiven of our sins. Thank you Jesus.

Monday, April 17, 2017
“Thus said the LORD, Stand you in the ways, and see, and ask for the old paths, where is the good way, and walk therein, and you shall find rest for your souls. But they said, We will not walk therein.” (Jeremiah 6:16 AKJV)

Will you look to God for the tried and true answers He has for life? You will be glad you did.

Tuesday, April 18, 2017
“Behold, you trust in lying words, that cannot profit.” (Jeremiah 7:8 AKJV)

Love the truth and you will be spared the bankruptcy of lies.
 
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
“Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands, as it is fit in the Lord. Husbands, love [your] wives, and be not bitter against them. Children, obey [your] parents in all things: for this is well pleasing unto the Lord.” (Colossians 3:18-20 AV)

This is God’s plan for marriage and family.

Thursday, April 20, 2017
“He hath made the earth by his power, he hath established the world by his wisdom, and hath stretched out the heavens by his discretion.” (Jeremiah 10:12 AV)

Shouldn’t we let the Lord run our lives? He is the One we can truly trust to be faithful and true.
 
Friday, April 21, 2017
“If ye then be risen with Christ, seek those things which are above, where Christ sitteth on the right hand of God. Set your affection on things above, not on things on the earth.” (Colossians 3:1-2 AV)

We are of the most earthly good when we have our eyes fixed on the Lord. Jesus must be our priority.

Saturday, April 22, 2017
“The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked: who can know it?” (Jeremiah 17:9 AKJV)

The human heart is not basically good. We are all sinners. We never had to take a course on sinning.
 
Sunday, April 23, 2017
“For the Lord himself shall descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of the archangel, and with the trump of God: and the dead in Christ shall rise first:” (1 Thessalonians 4:16 AKJV)

Jesus is coming back. Are you ready?

Monday, April 24, 2017
“Rejoice ever more. Pray without ceasing. In every thing give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you.” (1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 AKJV)

Follow the wisdom above and have a good day.
 
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
“Quench not the Spirit.” (1 Thessalonians 5:19 AKJV)

When God speaks, listen and then obey. It is a privilege when the Holy Spirit speaks.
 
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
“A word fitly spoken is like apples of gold in pictures of silver.” (Proverbs 25:11 AKJV)

Speak kindly. It brings wonderful treasures to those hear it.
 
Thursday, April 27, 2017
“For there is one God, and one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus;” (1 Timothy 2:5 AKJV)

To connect to God you must connect with God’s Son, Jesus. Do you know Jesus?

Friday, April 28, 2017
“This is a faithful saying, and worthy of all acceptation, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners; of whom I am chief.” (1 Timothy 1:15 AKJV)

I am a sinner in need of Jesus. You are a sinner in need of Jesus. He came to save us from Hell.
 
Saturday, April 29, 2017
“And you shall seek me, and find me, when you shall search for me with all your heart.” (Jeremiah 29:13 AKJV)

If you really want the Lord in your life, you can have Him. Seek Him with all that you have.

Sunday, April 30, 2017
“Am I a God at hand, said the LORD, and not a God afar off? Can any hide himself in secret places that I shall not see him? said the LORD. Do not I fill heaven and earth? said the LORD.” (Jeremiah 23:23-24 AKJV)

You can’t hide from God. Think it over.
 
Monday, May 1, 2017
“For bodily exercise profits little: but godliness is profitable to all things, having promise of the life that now is, and of that which is to come.” (1 Timothy 4:8 AKJV)

Be spiritually fit. Walk with God.

Tuesday, May 2, 2017
“Call to me, and I will answer you, and show you great and mighty things, which you know not.” (Jeremiah 33:3 AKJV)

Here is a great promise. Pray and watch the Lord work in your life.

Wednesday, May 3, 2017
“All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness:” (2 Timothy 3:16 AKJV)

No other book is like the Bible. It is the Word of God.

Thursday, May 4, 2017
“Yes, and all that will live godly in Christ Jesus shall suffer persecution.” (2 Timothy 3:12 AKJV)

Christians should not be surprised when persecution comes. It is just the way it is.
 
Friday, May 5, 2017
“Ever learning, and never able to come to the knowledge of the truth.” (2 Timothy 3:7 AKJV)

This is the description of the last days when people will be easily led astray by the lies of the devil.

Saturday, May 6, 2017
“But godliness with contentment is great gain. For we brought nothing into this world, and it is certain we can carry nothing out.” (1 Timothy 6:6-7 AKJV)

Keep this thought in mind. Godliness is more valuable than riches. It lasts forever.

Sunday, May 7, 2017
“They profess that they know God; but in works they deny him, being abominable, and disobedient, and to every good work reprobate.” (Titus 1:16 AKJV)

Talking the talk and walking the walk are two different things.
 
Monday, May 8, 2017
“As a dog returns to his vomit, so a fool returns to his folly.” (Proverbs 26:11 AKJV)

Reject foolishness. It’s disgusting.
 
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
“For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine; but after their own lusts shall they heap to themselves teachers, having itching ears; And they shall turn away their ears from the truth, and shall be turned to fables.” (2 Timothy 4:3-4 AKJV)

It’s not what we want to hear that counts, it’s what we need to hear that will really help us.
 
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
“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)

Here is some good advice. Keep your eyes on things that are holy and good.

Thursday, May 11, 2017
“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)

This is God’s world and we are His creation. This puts life into true perspective.
 
Friday, May 12, 2017
“And they served their idols: which were a snare to them.” (Psalms 106:36 AKJV)

Sin can have devastating consequences. Walk with God and avoid the heartache.

Saturday, May 13, 2017
“Boast not yourself of tomorrow; for you know not what a day may bring forth.” (Proverbs 27:1 AKJV)

You have today. You may not have tomorrow. Make the most of today. It is a gift from God. 



March 5 - April 15, 2017

Sunday, March 5, 2017
“For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ; that every one may receive the things done in his body, according to that he has done, whether it be good or bad.” (2 Corinthians 5:10 AKJV)

All of us are accountable to God, our Creator. Are you ready to meet Him?

Monday, March 6, 2017
“Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new.” (2 Corinthians 5:17 AKJV)

Jesus can give you a new heart and new life. Repent of sin and let Jesus lead you.

Tuesday, March 7, 2017
“For he has made him to be sin for us, who knew no sin; that we might be made the righteousness of God in him.” (2 Corinthians 5:21 AKJV)

The greatest need of man is righteousness. We must all stand before God and we cannot do this unless we are clothed in Jesus’ righteousness. He died for you. Live for Him.

Wednesday, March 8, 2017
“Better is the end of a thing than the beginning thereof: and the patient in spirit is better than the proud in spirit.” (Ecclesiastes 7:8 AKJV)

Don’t quit. Keep going. The best is yet to come.

Thursday, March 9, 2017
“Be not hasty in your spirit to be angry: for anger rests in the bosom of fools.” (Ecclesiastes 7:9 AKJV)

Anger will hurt you. Be patient. You will be glad you did.

Friday, March 10, 2017
“Be you not unequally yoked together with unbelievers: for what fellowship has righteousness with unrighteousness? and what communion has light with darkness?” (2 Corinthians 6:14 AKJV)

This is a word to the wise. Partner with those who have a Godly heart.

Saturday, March 11, 2017
“Behold, I was shaped in iniquity; and in sin did my mother conceive me.” (Psalms 51:5 AKJV)

This is the root problem for all humanity. Only God can fix it.


Sunday, March 12, 2017
“The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit: a broken and a contrite heart, O God, you will not despise.” (Psalms 51:17 AKJV)

Repentance and Godly sorrow are what God requires. He will listen to a broken and repentant heart.

Monday, March 13, 2017
“Make no friendship with an angry man; and with a furious man you shall not go: Lest you learn his ways, and get a snare to your soul.” (Proverbs 22:24-25 AKJV)

Who are your friends?

Tuesday, March 14, 2017
“Every man according as he purposes in his heart, so let him give; not grudgingly, or of necessity: for God loves a cheerful giver.” (2 Corinthians 9:7 AKJV)

Give and be happy about it. You will be blessed and so will others.

Wednesday, March 15, 2017
“Come now, and let us reason together, said the LORD: though your sins be as scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they be red like crimson, they shall be as wool.” (Isaiah 1:18 AKJV)

The Lord can forgive and give you a brand new life. Come to Him. He loves you.

Thursday, March 16, 2017
“In God have I put my trust: I will not be afraid what man can do to me.” (Psalms 56:11 AKJV)

Faith and courage are byproducts of looking to God. Let’s keep our eyes on Jesus.

Friday, March 17, 2017
“Cast your burden on the LORD, and he shall sustain you: he shall never suffer the righteous to be moved.” (Psalms 55:22 AKJV)

God will take care of His people. It is wonderful to know the Lord.

Saturday, March 18, 2017
“And one cried to another, and said, Holy, holy, holy, is the LORD of hosts: the whole earth is full of his glory.” (Isaiah 6:3 AKJV)

God will never be less than holy. He will never condone sin.


Sunday, March 19, 2017
“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)

God will judge those who will believe the lie when the truth is so evident. We live in such a world. Lord, send a revival.

Monday, March 20, 2017
“Withhold not correction from the child: for if you beat him with the rod, he shall not die. You shall beat him with the rod, and shall deliver his soul from hell.” (Proverbs 23:13-14 AKJV)

God gave us a padded place so that we could receive correction. Spanking will help a child.
   
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
“But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, long-suffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, Meekness, temperance: against such there is no law.” (Galatians 5:22-23 AKJV)

This is what the Lord wants to give us. Let go and let God be in charge of your life.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017
“A little leaven leavens the whole lump.” (Galatians 5:9 AKJV)

We must be careful as to what we allow into our lives. Just a little bit could hurt a lot.

Thursday, March 23, 2017
“You will keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on you: because he trusts in you.” (Isaiah 26:3 AKJV)

The Lord can give us peace that the world cannot give. Let’s focus on Him.

Friday, March 24, 2017
“Be not deceived; God is not mocked: for whatever a man sows, that shall he also reap.” (Galatians 6:7 AKJV)

We can’t fool God. He knows our thoughts and our hearts.

Saturday, March 25, 2017
“But God forbid that I should glory, save in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, by whom the world is crucified to me, and I to the world.” (Galatians 6:14 AKJV)

What Jesus did on the cross for us has an eternal impact. Let’s glory in Jesus and the cross.

 
Sunday, March 26, 2017
“If I regard iniquity in my heart, the Lord will not hear me:” (Psalms 66:18 AKJV)
 
We need to pray with a pure heart. It makes a difference.

Monday, March 27, 2017
“Fear you not; for I am with you: be not dismayed; for I am your God: I will strengthen you; yes, I will help you; yes, I will uphold you with the right hand of my righteousness.” (Isaiah 41:10 AKJV)

The Lord is waiting to help you.  Pray now.
 
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
“But they that wait on the LORD shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint.” (Isaiah 40:31 AKJV)

Do you feel tired? Look to the Lord. He will give you the strength you need.

Wednesday, March 29, 2017
“And be you kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ’s sake has forgiven you.” (Ephesians 4:32 AKJV)

This is the way we all should live.

Thursday, March 30, 2017
“There is no peace, said the LORD, to the wicked.” (Isaiah 48:22 AKJV)

Evil has its payday.

Friday, March 31, 2017
“For thus said the LORD that created the heavens; God himself that formed the earth and made it; he has established it, he created it not in vain, he formed it to be inhabited: I am the LORD; and there is none else.” (Isaiah 45:18 AKJV)

There is only One God and He is the God of the Bible.

Saturday, April 1, 2017
“For by grace are you saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God: Not of works, lest any man should boast.” (Ephesians 2:8-9 AKJV)

No one is good enough to work their way to Heaven. Salvation is a gift paid for by the precious blood of Jesus. Accept His gift now.


Sunday, April 2, 2017
“Nevertheless let every one of you in particular so love his wife even as himself; and the wife see that she reverence her husband.” (Ephesians 5:33 AKJV)

This is one of the keys to marriage. Let’s follow God’s instructions.

Monday, April 3, 2017
“Redeeming the time, because the days are evil.” (Ephesians 5:16 AKJV)

Life is short. Make the most of it. Live for the Lord and be blessed and be a blessing.
 
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
“But he was wounded for our transgressions, he was bruised for our iniquities: the chastisement of our peace was on him; and with his stripes we are healed.” (Isaiah 53:5 AKJV)

Jesus did this for you too. Let Him bring healing and forgiveness to you.

Wednesday, April 5, 2017
“Rejoice in the Lord always: and again I say, Rejoice.” (Philippians 4:4 AKJV)

The Lord never changes. That means that we can always have joy. Amen!

Thursday, April 6, 2017
“Be careful for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which passes all understanding, shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.” (Philippians 4:6-7 AKJV)

The Lord can give us peace in the midst of the storms of life. Have faith in God.
 
Friday, April 7, 2017
“For my people have committed two evils; they have forsaken me the fountain of living waters, and hewed them out cisterns, broken cisterns, that can hold no water.” (Jeremiah 2:13 AKJV)

This says it all. God’s people need to return to the Lord and do it now.

Saturday, April 8, 2017
“Then the word of the LORD came to me, saying, Before I formed you in the belly I knew you; and before you came forth out of the womb I sanctified you, and I ordained you a prophet to the nations.” (Jeremiah 1:4-5 AKJV)

Life is sacred from the womb to the tomb.

January 29 - March 4, 2017

Sunday, January 29, 2017
“For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.” (Romans 6:23 AKJV)

Jesus died for our sins so that we could have eternal life in Heaven and be saved from Hell.

Monday, January 30, 2017
“But God commends his love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us.” (Romans 5:8 AKJV)

Jesus loves us even when we are so unlovable. He died for us not because we were so good but because we are so needy.
 
Tuesday, January 31, 2017
“Notwithstanding Hezekiah humbled himself for the pride of his heart, both he and the inhabitants of Jerusalem, so that the wrath of the LORD came not on them in the days of Hezekiah.” (2 Chronicles 32:26 AKJV)

Humility before God is a good thing. We need more of this in our day.

Wednesday, February 1, 2017
“Show me your ways, O LORD; teach me your paths.” (Psalms 25:4 AKJV)

The world would be a better place if we did the verse above.

Thursday, February 2, 2017
“The earth is the LORD’s, and the fullness thereof; the world, and they that dwell therein.” (Psalms 24:1 AKJV)

We are guests in God’s world. We would do well to remember this.

Friday, February 3, 2017
“So then every one of us shall give account of himself to God.” (Romans 14:12 AKJV)

Every one means every one. Think it over.

Saturday, February 4, 2017
“The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want.” (Psalms 23:1 AKJV)

When we have the Lord we have all that we need. He is the Good Shepherd and He will take care of you.

Sunday, February 5, 2017
“Owe no man any thing, but to love one another: for he that loves another has fulfilled the law.” (Romans 13:8 AKJV)

This is the true religion of the true God. Love wins the day.

Monday, February 6, 2017
“Dearly beloved, avenge not yourselves, but rather give place to wrath: for it is written, Vengeance is “For Ezra had prepared his heart to seek the law of the LORD, and to do it, and to teach in Israel statutes and judgments.” (Ezra 7:10 AKJV)
mine; I will repay, said the Lord.” (Romans 12:19 AKJV)

God is the final bookkeeper. He will do what is right.

Tuesday, February 7, 2017
“I beseech you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, that you present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable to God, which is your reasonable service.” (Romans 12:1 AKJV)

This is real Christianity.

Wednesday, February 8, 2017
“And be not conformed to this world: but be you transformed by the renewing of your mind, that you may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God.” (Romans 12:2 AKJV)

Read your Bible and you will think the thoughts of God.

Thursday, February 9, 2017
“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)

The Lord will give us confidence and strength. Put your faith in Him.

Friday, February 10, 2017
“For Ezra had prepared his heart to seek the law of the LORD, and to do it, and to teach in Israel statutes and judgments.” (Ezra 7:10 AKJV)

We need more men of God to teach God’s Word to their families and others. Be a man of God.

Saturday, February 11, 2017
“For other foundation can no man lay than that is laid, which is Jesus Christ.” (1 Corinthians 3:11 AKJV)

The Christian life is all about Jesus. Focus on Him.

Sunday, February 12, 2017
“Know you not that you are the temple of God, and that the Spirit of God dwells in you?” (1 Corinthians 3:16 AKJV)

Dear Believer, don’t forget that the Holy Spirit resides in you. He can do in you what you could never do for yourself.

Monday, February 13, 2017
“But we speak the wisdom of God in a mystery, even the hidden wisdom, which God ordained before the world to our glory: Which none of the princes of this world knew: for had they known it, they would not have crucified the Lord of glory.” (1 Corinthians 2:7-8 AKJV)

Evil had no idea of the life changing power of the cross in the human heart. God did.

Tuesday, February 14, 2017
“Wait on the LORD: be of good courage, and he shall strengthen your heart: wait, I say, on the LORD.” (Psalms 27:14 AKJV)

Be patient. God is at work. His time is always just right.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017
“For the preaching of the cross is to them that perish foolishness; but to us which are saved it is the power of God.” (1 Corinthians 1:18 AKJV)

Have you asked the Lord to reveal to you the power of the cross of Christ? If not, do so now.
 
Thursday, February 16, 2017
“To do justice and judgment is more acceptable to the LORD than sacrifice.” (Proverbs 21:3 AKJV)

The Lord wants His people to be holy and just. The world is watching.
 
Friday, February 17, 2017
“For you are bought with a price: therefore glorify God in your body, and in your spirit, which are God’s.” (1 Corinthians 6:20 AKJV)

Christians are bought with the precious blood of Jesus. We belong to Him.

Saturday, February 18, 2017
“Flee fornication. Every sin that a man does is without the body; but he that commits fornication sins against his own body.” (1 Corinthians 6:18 AKJV)

Christians are to be moral people. We represent the Lord.

Sunday, February 19, 2017
“O taste and see that the LORD is good: blessed is the man that trusts in him.” (Psalms 34:8 AKJV)

I also recommend the Lord for you. He is good and He will take care of you. He has taken care of me.

Monday, February 20, 2017
“There has no temptation taken you but such as is common to man: but God is faithful, who will not suffer you to be tempted above that you are able; but will with the temptation also make a way to escape, that you may be able to bear it.” (1 Corinthians 10:13 AKJV)

God will give you the victory. Pray and ask Him for the strength you need. God answers prayer.

Tuesday, February 21, 2017
“You, even you, are LORD alone; you have made heaven, the heaven of heavens, with all their host, the earth, and all things that are therein, the seas, and all that is therein, and you preserve them all; and the host of heaven worships you.” (Nehemiah 9:6 AKJV)

God is the Creator and Sustainer of all the universe. He is mighty and awesome. Worship Him.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017
“I acknowledge my sin to you, and my iniquity have I not hid. I said, I will confess my transgressions to the LORD; and you forgave the iniquity of my sin. Selah.” (Psalms 32:5 AKJV)

The Lord can set us free from the burden of sin. We must confess and ask Him for forgiveness.

Thursday, February 23, 2017
“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)

God will hear your cry. He cares about you. Lean on Him.

Friday, February 24, 2017
“Whether therefore you eat, or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God.” (1 Corinthians 10:31 AKJV)

We were created by God for God. Bring glory to God by your actions.

Saturday, February 25, 2017
“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)

Here are good directions for all of us.

Sunday, February 26, 2017
“And now stays faith, hope, charity, these three; but the greatest of these is charity.” (1 Corinthians 13:13 AKJV)

You can’t beat love. It is the best. Love the Lord and love others.

Monday, February 27, 2017
“For I delivered to you first of all that which I also received, how that Christ died for our sins according to the scriptures; And that he was buried, and that he rose again the third day according to the scriptures:” (1 Corinthians 15:3-4 AKJV)

This is the most important news. Do you know Jesus? He lives and He wants to give you eternal life. 

Tuesday, February 28, 2017
“There is no wisdom nor understanding nor counsel against the LORD.” (Proverbs 21:30 AKJV)

You can’t win against God. He is God and there is none other.

Wednesday, March 1, 2017
“Therefore, my beloved brothers, be you steadfast, unmovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, for as much as you know that your labor is not in vain in the Lord.” (1 Corinthians 15:58 AKJV)

What is done for the Lord will stand the test of time and eternity.

Thursday, March 2, 2017
“He that has a bountiful eye shall be blessed; for he gives of his bread to the poor.” (Proverbs 22:9 AKJV)

We are most like the Lord when we give. God blesses those who give.

Friday, March 3, 2017
“Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it.” (Proverbs 22:6 AKJV)

Parents need not only to teach but also set the example for our children. When we do, it will bless all involved.
 
Saturday, March 4, 2017
“In whom the god of this world has blinded the minds of them which believe not, lest the light of the glorious gospel of Christ, who is the image of God, should shine to them.” (2 Corinthians 4:4 AKJV)

Don’t let Satan’s lies keep you from the love of the Lord. Open your eyes. Jesus loves you.



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