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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.

June 3 - July 7, 2018

Sunday, June 3, 2018
“And they shall whip him, and put him to death: and the third day he shall rise again.” (Luke 18:33 AKJV)

Jesus predicted all that would happen to Him and it did. God is in control.
 
Monday, June 4, 2018
“For you, Lord, are good, and ready to forgive; and plenteous in mercy to all them that call on you.” (Psalms 86:5 AKJV)

The Lord will forgive you too if you come to Him with a repentant heart.
 
Tuesday, June 5, 2018
“All nations whom you have made shall come and worship before you, O Lord; and shall glorify your name. For you are great, and do wondrous things: you are God alone.” (Psalms 86:9-10 AKJV)

That day is getting closer. Jesus is coming back.
 
Wednesday, June 6, 2018
“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)

Have faith in God. He will take care of His people.

Thursday, June 7, 2018
“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 believers in Jesus are glad to share Jesus with others. 

Friday, June 8, 2018
“And he said to them, Take heed, and beware of covetousness: for a man’s life consists not in the abundance of the things which he possesses.” (Luke 12:15 AKJV)

God is what matters, not things.
 
Saturday, June 9, 2018
“For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.” (Luke 12:34 AKJV)

Our spending habits tell the story of our hearts. What is important to you?

Sunday, June 10, 2018
“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 is coming back.
 
Monday, June 11, 2018
“I tell you, No: but, except you repent, you shall all likewise perish.” (Luke 13:3 AKJV)
 
When we turn to Jesus we must by necessity turn away from sin. We must repent of sin.
 
Tuesday, June 12, 2018
“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)

Focus on God and His Word and watch Him work in your life.

Wednesday, June 13, 2018
“For whoever exalts himself shall be abased; and he that humbles himself shall be exalted.” (Luke 14:11 AKJV)

Humility is big in the eyes of God.

Thursday, June 14, 2018
“I say to you, that likewise joy shall be in heaven over one sinner that repents, more than over ninety and nine just persons, which need no repentance.” (Luke 15:7 AKJV)

If you are broken over your sin, I have good news for you. The Lord can help you. Pray now.

Friday, June 15, 2018
“And Zacchaeus stood, and said to the Lord: Behold, Lord, the half of my goods I give to the poor; and if I have taken any thing from any man by false accusation, I restore him fourfold.” (Luke 19:8 AKJV)

When Jesus touches lives, lives are changed for the better.
 
Saturday, June 16, 2018
“For the Son of man is come to seek and to save that which was lost.” (Luke 19:10 AKJV)

Have you lost your way? Jesus will help you find abundant life and eternal life.

Sunday, June 17, 2018
“I will sing of the mercies of the LORD for ever: with my mouth will I make known your faithfulness to all generations.” (Psalms 89:1 AKJV)

The Christian faith is a singing faith. We have so much for which to be grateful.

Monday, June 18, 2018
“God is greatly to be feared in the assembly of the saints, and to be had in reverence of all them that are about him.” (Psalms 89:7 AKJV)

To know the Lord is to truly revere and respect Him.

Tuesday, June 19, 2018
“For he is not a God of the dead, but of the living: for all live to him.” (Luke 20:38 AKJV)

There is eternal life after this one. Jesus is the way to that eternal life.

Wednesday, June 20, 2018
“Poverty and shame shall be to him that refuses instruction: but he that regards reproof shall be honored.” (Proverbs 13:18 AKJV)

Are you teachable? There are dividends if you are.

Thursday, June 21, 2018
“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)

You must choose. Choose the Lord. You will be glad you did.

Friday, June 22, 2018
“He that walks with wise men shall be wise: but a companion of fools shall be destroyed.” (Proverbs 13:20 AKJV)

Who are your friends?

Saturday, June 23, 2018
“You have set our iniquities before you, our secret sins in the light of your countenance.” (Psalms 90:8 AKJV)

God knows all about us. Only He can forgive our sins.

Sunday, June 24, 2018
“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)

It is a comfort to belong to the Lord. He takes care of His own.

Monday, June 25 2018
“He that spares his rod hates his son: but he that loves him chastens him betimes.” (Proverbs 13:24 AKJV)

Loving discipline is the need of every child.

Tuesday, June 26, 2018
“And when he was at the place, he said to them, Pray that you enter not into temptation.” (Luke 22:40 AKJV)

Talking to God can keep us out of a lot of trouble.
 
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
“He that planted the ear, shall he not hear? he that formed the eye, shall he not see?” (Psalms 94:9 AKJV)

God knows. Would He be pleased with us?

Thursday, June 28, 2018
“In the multitude of my thoughts within me your comforts delight my soul.” (Psalms 94:19 AKJV)

The Lord can give us peace that the world cannot give.
 
Friday, June 29, 2018
“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 is the One and only Son of God. He alone is the way to eternal life.

Saturday, June 30, 2018
“O come, let us worship and bow down: let us kneel before the LORD our maker.” (Psalms 95:6 AKJV)

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

Sunday, July 1, 2018
“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)

Jesus can forgive our sins too. He loves you. He died for us so that we could have eternal life in Heaven.
 
Monday, July 2, 2018
“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)

If Jesus can forgive the thief on the cross, He can forgive us. Thank God for His forgiveness.

Tuesday, July 3, 2018
“He is not here, but is risen: remember how he spoke to you when he was yet in Galilee, Saying, The Son of man must be delivered into the hands of sinful men, and be crucified, and the third day rise again.” (Luke 24:6-7 AKJV)

Not only did Jesus predict His resurrection, He actually arose from the dead. Jesus is Lord!

Wednesday, July 4, 2018
“And beginning at Moses and all the prophets, he expounded to them in all the scriptures the things concerning himself.” (Luke 24:27 AKJV)

All the Bible points to Jesus. He is the only Son of God.

Thursday, July 5, 2018
“Behold my hands and my feet, that it is I myself: handle me, and see; for a spirit has not flesh and bones, as you see me have.” (Luke 24:39 AKJV)

Jesus arose bodily from the tomb. Jesus is alive.

Friday, July 6, 2018
“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)

This is good news. Jesus conquered sin and death. He can deliver us from sin and death. Put your faith in Jesus.

Saturday, July 7, 2018
“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)

Take time to worship the Lord Jesus. Be in church this Sunday.


April 29 - June 2, 2018

Sunday, April 29, 2018
“You shall not kill.” (Deuteronomy 5:17 AKJV)

Life is sacred. Murder is not God’s plan.
 
Monday, April 30, 2018
“Neither shall you commit adultery.” (Deuteronomy 5:18 AKJV)

Marriage is the basis for stability in society. Be faithful and stay married.

Tuesday, May 1, 2018
“Neither shall you steal.” (Deuteronomy 5:19 AKJV)

Show respect for the possessions of others.

Wednesday, May 2, 2018
“Neither shall you bear false witness against your neighbor.” (Deuteronomy 5:20 AKJV)

Show respect for the reputation of others. Speak the truth.

Thursday, May 3, 2018
“Neither shall you desire your neighbor’s wife, neither shall you covet your neighbor’s house, his field, or his manservant, or his maidservant, his ox, or his ass, or any thing that is your neighbor’s.” (Deuteronomy 5:21 AKJV)

Coveting can ruin your life and hurt others. Don’t covet.

Friday, May 4, 2018
“And you shall love the LORD your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your might.” (Deuteronomy 6:5 AKJV)

If God has our love, He has all of us.

Saturday, May 5, 2018
“And you shall teach them diligently to your children, and shall talk of them when you sit in your house, and when you walk by the way, and when you lie down, and when you rise up.” (Deuteronomy 6:7 AKJV)

Take the time to tell your children about the Lord and what He has done for you.

Sunday, May 6, 2018
“Blessed be the Lord, who daily loads us with benefits, even the God of our salvation. Selah.” (Psalms 68:19 AKJV)

God is so good to us. Take the time to count your blessings.

Monday, May 7, 2018
“You shall also consider in your heart, that, as a man chastens his son, so the LORD your God chastens you.” (Deuteronomy 8:5 AKJV)

God disciplines us because He loves us.

Tuesday, May 8, 2018
“I will praise the name of God with a song, and will magnify him with thanksgiving.” (Psalms 69:30 AKJV)

Praise the Lord. It will bless you and it will bless God.

Wednesday, May 9, 2018
“A good man obtains favor of the LORD: but a man of wicked devices will he condemn.” (Proverbs 12:2 AKJV)

It can't get any plainer than this. Where do you stand with God?

Thursday, May 10, 2018
“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)

The Lord should be a regular part of lives with our children.

Friday, May 11, 2018
“And he said to them all, If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow me.” (Luke 9:23 AKJV)

Jesus is worth following. He knows the best way and the right way.

Saturday, May 12, 2018
“For whoever will save his life shall lose it: but whoever will lose his life for my sake, the same shall save it.” (Luke 9:24 AKJV)

Real life is found when we find it in Jesus.

Sunday, May 13, 2018
“For what is a man advantaged, if he gain the whole world, and lose himself, or be cast away?” (Luke 9:25 AKJV)

There is nothing more valuable than the soul God gave you.
 
Monday, May 14, 2018
“For whoever shall be ashamed of me and of my words, of him shall the Son of man be ashamed, when he shall come in his own glory, and in his Father’s, and of the holy angels.” (Luke 9:26 AKJV)

We should be proud of Jesus. He is our life.

Tuesday, May 15, 2018
“And there came a voice out of the cloud, saying, This is my beloved Son: hear him.” (Luke 9:35 AKJV)

Listen to Jesus. He cares for you.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018
“But it is good for me to draw near to God: I have put my trust in the Lord GOD, that I may declare all your works.” (Psalms 73:28 AKJV)

Take the time to draw near to the Lord. It is well worth it.

Thursday, May 17, 2018
“Until I went into the sanctuary of God; then understood I their end.” (Psalms 73:17 AKJV)

Life comes into proper perspective when we go to the house of the Lord.
 
Friday, May 18, 2018
“The woman shall not wear that which pertains to a man, neither shall a man put on a woman’s garment: for all that do so are abomination to the LORD your God.” (Deuteronomy 22:5 AKJV)

God has spoken.

Saturday, May 19, 2018
“And Jesus said to him, No man, having put his hand to the plough, and looking back, is fit for the kingdom of God.” (Luke 9:62 AKJV)

Real Christians will finish the race for the Lord.

Sunday, May 20, 2018
“Therefore said he to them, The harvest truly is great, but the laborers are few: pray you therefore the Lord of the harvest, that he would send forth laborers into his harvest.” (Luke 10:2 AKJV)

Many people still need to hear about Jesus. Pray and share Him with others.

Monday, May 21, 2018
“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. For every one that asks receives; and he that seeks finds; and to him that knocks it shall be opened.” (Luke 11:9-10 AKJV)

It pays to pray. God knows what is best for all of us.

Tuesday, May 22, 2018
“There is that speaks like the piercings of a sword: but the tongue of the wise is health.” (Proverbs 12:18 AKJV)

Let’s be kind with our words. They can be words of healing.

Wednesday, May 23, 2018
“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 valuable to God. He cares about you.

Thursday, May 24, 2018
“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)

Fear God. Revere God. Obey God. He has the final say about our eternal destination.

Friday, May 25, 2018
“We will not hide them from their children, showing to the generation to come the praises of the LORD, and his strength, and his wonderful works that he has done.” (Psalms 78:4 AKJV)

Tell your children about your walk with God. It will bless them.

Saturday, May 26, 2018
“He that keeps his mouth keeps his life: but he that opens wide his lips shall have destruction.” (Proverbs 13:3 AKJV)

We would do well to remember this truth.

Sunday, May 27, 2018
“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)

Who are you serving?

Monday, May 28, 2018
“Will you not revive us again: that your people may rejoice in you? Show us your mercy, O LORD, and grant us your salvation.” (Psalms 85:6-7 AKJV)

We need revival. God, please help us.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018
“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)

The Lord hears this kind of praying.

Wednesday, May 30, 2018
“But Jesus called them to him, and said, Suffer little children to come to me, and forbid them not: for of such is the kingdom of God.” (Luke 18:16 AKJV)

Take your children to church. Jesus is waiting for them.

Thursday, May 31, 2018
“And Jesus answering said, Were there not ten cleansed? but where are the nine?” (Luke 17:17 AKJV)

Be grateful. Don’t forget to offer thanks to God and others.

Friday, June 1, 2018
“And the apostles said to the Lord, Increase our faith.” (Luke 17:5 AKJV)

This is a great prayer. Pray it now.

Saturday, June 2, 2018
“And when Jesus saw that he was very sorrowful, he said, How hardly shall they that have riches enter into the kingdom of God!” (Luke 18:24 AKJV)

Don’t let things keep you from God and Heaven.

March 25 - April 28, 2018

Sunday, March 25, 2018
“What time I am afraid, I will trust in you. In God I will praise his word, in God I have put my trust; I will not fear what flesh can do to me.” (Psalms 56:3-4 AKJV)

Faith in God will give us victory over fear.

Monday, March 26, 2018
“For with God nothing shall be impossible.” (Luke 1:37 AKJV)

There is nothing too hard for the Creator of the universe.

Tuesday, March 27, 2018
“Be merciful to me, O God, be merciful to me: for my soul trusts in you: yes, in the shadow of your wings will I make my refuge, until these calamities be over.” (Psalms 57:1 AKJV)

Take refuge in the Lord. He cares for you.
 
Wednesday, March 28, 2018
“But I will sing of your power; yes, I will sing aloud of your mercy in the morning: for you have been my defense and refuge in the day of my trouble.” (Psalms 59:16 AKJV)

Lift your spirit. Sing to the Lord!

Thursday, March 29, 2018
“Give us help from trouble: for vain is the help of man.” (Psalms 60:11 AKJV)

God can do what no man can do.

Friday, March 30, 2018
“Trust in him at all times; you people, pour out your heart before him: God is a refuge for us. Selah.” (Psalms 62:8 AKJV)

Keep your eyes on the Lord. He will take care of you.

Saturday, March 31, 2018
“Trust not in oppression, and become not vain in robbery: if riches increase, set not your heart on them.” (Psalms 62:10 AKJV)

Don’t trust your money. Trust the Lord.

Sunday, April 1, 2018
“God has spoken once; twice have I heard this; that power belongs to God.” (Psalms 62:11 AKJV)

Nothing is too hard for God. He has all power.

Monday, April 2, 2018
“As righteousness tends to life: so he that pursues evil pursues it to his own death.” (Proverbs 11:19 AKJV)

You have a choice. What will it be?

Tuesday, April 3, 2018
“And Jesus answered him, saying, It is written, That man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word of God.” (Luke 4:4 AKJV)

God’s Word will sustain us. Read the Bible. Believe it. Apply it.
 
Wednesday, April 4, 2018
“And Jesus answered and said to him, Get you behind me, Satan: for it is written, You shall worship the Lord your God, and him only shall you serve.” (Luke 4:8 AKJV)

We were created to worship our Creator. He alone is worthy of our highest praise.

Thursday, April 5, 2018
“O God, you are my God; early will I seek you: my soul thirsts for you, my flesh longs for you in a dry and thirsty land, where no water is;” (Psalms 63:1 AKJV)

This is how I feel. What about you?

Friday, April 6, 2018
“When I remember you on my bed, and meditate on you in the night watches. Because you have been my help, therefore in the shadow of your wings will I rejoice.” (Psalms 63:6-7 AKJV)

The Lord can give us peace and joy like no one else or nothing else can do.
 
Saturday, April 7, 2018
“But if you will not do so, behold, you have sinned against the LORD: and be sure your sin will find you out.” (Numbers 32:23 AKJV)

We can’t hide our sin from God. He knows.

Sunday, April 8, 2018
“O you that hear prayer, to you shall all flesh come.” (Psalms 65:2 AKJV)

God still hears prayer. Take time to pray.

Monday, April 9, 2018
“Iniquities prevail against me: as for our transgressions, you shall purge them away.” (Psalms 65:3 AKJV)

The Lord will forgive our sins if we confess and repent of them. He can give us a new start.

Tuesday, April 10, 2018
“The desire of the righteous is only good: but the expectation of the wicked is wrath.” (Proverbs 11:23 AKJV)

Righteousness beats wickedness any day.

Wednesday, April 11, 2018
“If I regard iniquity in my heart, the Lord will not hear me:” (Psalms 66:18 AKJV)

Sin can impair our prayer lives. We must repent and ask for God’s forgiveness.

Thursday, April 12, 2018
“The liberal soul shall be made fat: and he that waters shall be watered also himself.” (Proverbs 11:25 AKJV)

Be a giver. God will take care of you.

Friday, April 13, 2018
“There is that scatters, and yet increases; and there is that withholds more than is meet, but it tends to poverty.” (Proverbs 11:24 AKJV)

Selfishness has its price. Look out for others and God will look out for you.

Saturday, April 14, 2018
“And it came to pass in those days, that he went out into a mountain to pray, and continued all night in prayer to God.” (Luke 6:12 AKJV)

We should pray. Jesus did.

Sunday, April 15, 2018
“But I say to you which hear, Love your enemies, do good to them which hate you, Bless them that curse you, and pray for them which spitefully use you.” (Luke 6:27-28 AKJV)

These are Jesus’ instructions. He will give us the power to do it.

Monday, April 16, 2018
“And as you would that men should do to you, do you also to them likewise.” (Luke 6:31 AKJV)

This is the Golden Rule. Jesus gave it to us.

Tuesday, April 17, 2018
“Be you therefore merciful, as your Father also is merciful.” (Luke 6:36 AKJV)

God has been gracious to us. We should be merciful to others.

Wednesday, April 18, 2018
“Give, and it shall be given to you; good measure, pressed down, and shaken together, and running over, shall men give into your bosom. For with the same measure that you mete with it shall be measured to you again.” (Luke 6:38 AKJV)

You can’t out give God.

Thursday, April 19, 2018
“Only take heed to yourself, and keep your soul diligently, lest you forget the things which your eyes have seen, and lest they depart from your heart all the days of your life: but teach them your sons, and your sons’ sons;” (Deuteronomy 4:9 AKJV)

Remember God’s faithfulness to you and pass it on to your children.

Friday, April 20, 2018
“For the LORD your God is a consuming fire, even a jealous God.” (Deuteronomy 4:24 AKJV)

God means business. Don’t take Him lightly.

Saturday, April 21, 2018
“And why behold you the mote that is in your brother’s eye, but perceive not the beam that is in your own eye?” (Luke 6:41 AKJV)

Let’s get right with God ourselves before we try to help others.
 
Sunday, April 22, 2018
“A good man out of the good treasure of his heart brings forth that which is good; and an evil man out of the evil treasure of his heart brings forth that which is evil: for of the abundance of the heart his mouth speaks.” (Luke 6:45 AKJV)

What’s in our hearts will come out of our mouths. What is in your heart?

Monday, April 23, 2018
“And why call you me, Lord, Lord, and do not the things which I say?” (Luke 6:46 AKJV)

This is a very good question. Obedience to God shows that we truly belong to Him.

Tuesday, April 24, 2018
“He that trusts in his riches shall fall; but the righteous shall flourish as a branch.” (Proverbs 11:28 AKJV)

Money is not the answer. Being right with God is what really matters.

Wednesday, April 25, 2018
“You shall have none other gods before me.” (Deuteronomy 5:7 AKJV)

There is only one God. He is the God of the Bible.

Thursday, April 26, 2018
“You shall not take the name of the LORD your God in vain: for the LORD will not hold him guiltless that takes his name in vain.” (Deuteronomy 5:11 AKJV)

God is holy. His name is holy. Treat the Lord with respect.

Friday, April 27, 2018
“Keep the sabbath day to sanctify it, as the LORD your God has commanded you.” (Deuteronomy 5:12 AKJV)

We have lost respect for the Lord’s day and it is hurting our society. Honor the Lord in a special way on His special day.

Saturday, April 28, 2018
“Honor your father and your mother, as the LORD your God has commanded you; that your days may be prolonged, and that it may go well with you, in the land which the LORD your God gives you.” (Deuteronomy 5:16 AKJV)

Respect for the Lord and our parents should go hand in hand.

February 18 - March 24, 2018

Sunday, February 18, 2018
“And you shall not swear by my name falsely, neither shall you profane the name of your God: I am the LORD.” (Leviticus 19:12 AKJV)

God is holy and so is His name. Treat Him with respect.
 
Monday, February 19, 2018
“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)

We need to honor our elders. This is God’s way.

Tuesday, February 20, 2018
“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)

Following Jesus is a full commitment.

Wednesday, February 21, 2018
“For whoever will save his life shall lose it; but whoever shall lose his life for my sake and the gospel’s, the same shall save it.” (Mark 8:35 AKJV)

True life is found when we give our all to Jesus. The world cannot give the peace that Jesus can.
 
Thursday, February 22, 2018
“For what shall it profit a man, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul? Or what shall a man give in exchange for his soul?” (Mark 8:36-37 AKJV)

Your soul is more valuable than anything in this world. Get right with God.

Friday, February 23, 2018
“Whoever therefore shall be ashamed of me and of my words in this adulterous and sinful generation; of him also shall the Son of man be ashamed, when he comes in the glory of his Father with the holy angels.” (Mark 8:38 AKJV)

Christians are not secret disciples. We are glad that we belong to Jesus.

Saturday, February 24, 2018
“As the hart pants after the water brooks, so pants my soul after you, O God.” (Psalms 42:1 AKJV)

This is the way that God’s people should feel about Him. Seek the Lord.

Sunday, February 25, 2018
“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 should all listen to Jesus. He is the Son of God.

Monday, February 26, 2018
“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)

Are you struggling with your faith? Pray the prayer above.

Tuesday, February 27, 2018
“And when you reap the harvest of your land, you shall not make clean riddance of the corners of your field when you reap, neither shall you gather any gleaning of your harvest: you shall leave them to the poor, and to the stranger: I am the LORD your God.” (Leviticus 23:22 AKJV)

Don’t spend all that you have on yourself. Think of others. Help others.

Wednesday, February 28, 2018
“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 was a servant and so should we.

Thursday, March 1, 2018
“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)

Don’t keep children from Jesus. Bring them to Jesus.

Friday, March 2, 2018
“And if your hand offend you, cut it off: it is better for you to enter into life maimed, than having two hands to go into hell, into the fire that never shall be quenched:” (Mark 9:43 AKJV)

Hell is a real place. Jesus said so.

Saturday, March 3, 2018
“But from the beginning of the creation God made them male and female. 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.” (Mark 10:6-8 AKJV)

God clearly defined marriage and family.

Sunday, March 4, 2018
“In the multitude of words there wants not sin: but he that refrains his lips is wise.” (Proverbs 10:19 AKJV)

Be wise. Speak less. Listen more.

Monday, March 5, 2018
“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)

Bring the children to Jesus. He loves them.

Tuesday, March 6, 2018
“And Jesus answering said to them, Have faith in God.” (Mark 11:22 AKJV)

Don’t give up. Have faith in God. He cares about you.

Wednesday, March 7, 2018
“Therefore I say to you, What things soever you desire, when you pray, believe that you receive them, and you shall have them.” (Mark 11:24 AKJV)

Pray. Believe. God is still on the throne.

Thursday, March 8, 2018
“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)

Be quiet. Remember. God is still God. It is all about Him.

Friday, March 9, 2018
“As vinegar to the teeth, and as smoke to the eyes, so is the sluggard to them that send him.” (Proverbs 10:26 AKJV)

Don’t be lazy. Be faithful and industrious.

Saturday, March 10, 2018
“And you shall be hated of all men for my name’s sake: but he that shall endure to the end, the same shall be saved.” (Mark 13:13 AKJV)

These are the words of Jesus to His followers. Don’t be surprised when you face difficulty serving Him.

Sunday, March 11, 2018
“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)

Riches are not the key to life. They will fade away and so shall those who trust in them.

Monday, March 12, 2018
“And then shall they see the Son of man coming in the clouds with great power and glory.” (Mark 13:26 AKJV)

Jesus is coming back. Everyone will then know that He is great and mighty. Jesus is Lord.

Tuesday, March 13, 2018
“Behold, I was shaped in iniquity; and in sin did my mother conceive me.” (Psalms 51:5 AKJV)

We didn’t have to go to school to learn how to sin. All of us need Jesus, the Savior.

Wednesday, March 14, 2018
“Create in me a clean heart, O God; and renew a right spirit within me.” (Psalms 51:10 AKJV)

God will answer this kind of praying.

Thursday, March 15, 2018
“Restore to me the joy of your salvation; and uphold me with your free spirit.” (Psalms 51:12 AKJV)

Have you lost the joy of the Lord? Repent of sin and follow Him.

Friday, March 16, 2018
“The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit: a broken and a contrite heart, O God, you will not despise.” (Psalms 51:17 AKJV)

God will not turn His back on those who are repentant. He will forgive and heal. 

Saturday, March 17, 2018
“And he said, Abba, Father, all things are possible to you; take away this cup from me: nevertheless not what I will, but what you will.” (Mark 14:36 AKJV)

Jesus tells us that God is father. He will provide for His own. We need to obey Him as Jesus did.

Sunday, March 18, 2018
“Watch you and pray, lest you enter into temptation. The spirit truly is ready, but the flesh is weak.” (Mark 14:38 AKJV)

Prayer will save us a lot of trouble.

Monday, March 19, 2018
“When pride comes, then comes shame: but with the lowly is wisdom.” (Proverbs 11:2 AKJV)

Don’t let pride ruin your day or your life.
 
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
“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)

God is and He is keeping tabs on us.

Wednesday, March 21, 2018
“Riches profit not in the day of wrath: but righteousness delivers from death.” (Proverbs 11:4 AKJV)

Money won’t help on Judgment Day. Only Jesus can make us righteous and ready for that day.

Thursday, March 22, 2018
“And he said to them, Be not affrighted: You seek Jesus of Nazareth, which was crucified: he is risen; he is not here: behold the place where they laid him.” (Mark 16:6 AKJV)

Jesus is alive. He conquered sin and death. Jesus is Lord!
 
Friday, March 23, 2018
“And he said to them, Go you into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature.” (Mark 16:15 AKJV)

These are marching orders from Jesus. Spread the Good News.

Saturday, March 24, 2018
“Cast your burden on the LORD, and he shall sustain you: he shall never suffer the righteous to be moved.” (Psalms 55:22 AKJV)

You don’t have to bear that burden alone. Give it to the Lord. 

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