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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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    A first church activity of the summer is Vacation Bible School. PreK4 through 8th Grade will enjoy the Bible presented in many creative, enjoyable ways. Learn more or sign up at VBS.HighWest.Net. Read More
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    Highland Baptist Church is located at the intersection of Arkansas and Kiroli in West Monroe. Sunday worship is at 10:30 and 6:30. Click for directions and schedule details.
     
     
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    A student's relationship with Jesus is first priority in the Highland Baptist Church youth ministry. Fellowship, worship, recreation, and Bible study help them build relationships with one another as they grow in Christ.
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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 19 - June 22, 2019

Sunday, May 19, 2019
“And there came a voice out of the cloud, saying, This is my beloved Son: hear him.” (Luke 9:35 AKJV)

There is only one son of God and His name is Jesus. Hear Him.

Monday, May 20, 2019
“He said to them, But whom say you that I am? Peter answering said, The Christ of God.” (Luke 9:20 AKJV)

Peter got it right. There is no other person like Jesus. He is Lord.

Tuesday, May 21, 2019
“My mouth shall show forth your righteousness and your salvation all the day; for I know not the numbers thereof.” (Psalms 71:15 AKJV)

Let’s all speak a word for the Lord. He has been so good to us, let’s be good to Him.

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

“Now also when I am old and gray headed, O God, forsake me not; until I have showed your strength to this generation, and your power to everyone that is to come.” (Psalms 71:18 AKJV)

It is so important that we pass the faith along to our children and grandchildren.

Thursday, May 23, 2019
“When I thought to know this, it was too painful for me; Until I went into the sanctuary of God; then understood I their end.” (Psalms 73:16-17 AKJV)

When we go to church we get a clear look at reality. Be in church this Sunday.

Friday, May 24, 2019
“And it shall come to pass, that whoever will not listen to my words which he shall speak in my name, I will require it of him.” (Deuteronomy 18:19 AKJV)

When God speaks, we need to pay attention.
 
Saturday, May 25, 2019
“Whom have I in heaven but you? and there is none on earth that I desire beside you.” (Psalms 73:25 AKJV)

The Lord can satisfy every human heart. Put your trust in Him.

Sunday, May 26, 2019
“Take heed to yourselves, that your heart be not deceived, and you turn aside, and serve other gods, and worship them;” (Deuteronomy 11:16 AKJV)

Keep your eyes on the Lord. He is the only One worthy to be worshipped.

Monday, May 27, 2019
“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)

Our children are watching. What message are we sending them?

Tuesday, May 28, 2019
“The day is yours, the night also is yours: you have prepared the light and the sun. You have set all the borders of the earth: you have made summer and winter.” (Psalms 74:16-17 AKJV)

This is God’s world. We are His guests.

Wednesday, May 29, 2019
“For promotion comes neither from the east, nor from the west, nor from the south. But God is the judge: he puts down one, and sets up another.” (Psalms 75:6-7 AKJV)

God is the final bookkeeper. Follow His will for your life.
 
Thursday, May 30, 2019
“And as he was yet a coming, the devil threw him down, and tare him. And Jesus rebuked the unclean spirit, and healed the child, and delivered him again to his father.” (Luke 9:42 AKJV)

Jesus is Lord! He has all power.

Friday, May 31, 2019
“And said to them, Whoever shall receive this child in my name receives me: and whoever shall receive me receives him that sent me: for he that is least among you all, the same shall be great.” (Luke 9:48 AKJV)

Have you received the Lord Jesus as the Savior and Lord of your life?

Saturday, June 1, 2019
“And he answering said, You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your strength, and with all your mind; and your neighbor as yourself.” (Luke 10:27 AKJV)

Do you truly love the Lord Jesus? Your actions will show it.

Sunday, June 2, 2019
“If there be among you a poor man of one of your brothers within any of your gates in your land which the LORD your God gives you, you shall not harden your heart, nor shut your hand from your poor brother:” (Deuteronomy 15:7 AKJV)

Be kind. Be giving. This is God’s way.

Monday, June 3, 2019
“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)

Don’t forget all of God’s blessings He has given you.

Tuesday, June 4, 2019
“And he answering said, You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your strength, and with all your mind; and your neighbor as yourself.” (Luke 10:27 AKJV)

Love is the way to go. Ask the Lord to fill your heart with His love.
 
Wednesday, June 5, 2019
“There is that speaks like the piercings of a sword: but the tongue of the wise is health.” (Proverbs 12:18 AKJV)

Make your words a blessing. Everyone needs a word of encouragement.

Thursday, June 6, 2019
“But if I with the finger of God cast out devils, no doubt the kingdom of God is come on you.” (Luke 11:20 AKJV)

Jesus has all power. Put your life in His Hands.

Friday, June 7, 2019
“He that is not with me is against me: and he that gathers not with me scatters.” (Luke 11:23 AKJV)

There is no gray area with Jesus. Are you on His side?

Saturday, June 8, 2019
“But he said, Yes rather, blessed are they that hear the word of God, and keep it.” (Luke 11:28 AKJV)

Let’s do more than just hear from God. Let’s obey Him.

Sunday, June 9, 2019
“No man, when he has lighted a candle, puts it in a secret place, neither under a bushel, but on a candlestick, that they which come in may see the light.” (Luke 11:33 AKJV)

Christians must let the light of Jesus shine in our daily lives.

Monday, June 10, 2019
“But woe to you, Pharisees! for you tithe mint and rue and all manner of herbs, and pass over judgment and the love of God: these ought you to have done, and not to leave the other undone.” (Luke 11:42 AKJV)

Don’t let religious ritual stand in the way of real Christianity. Be real.

Tuesday, June 11, 2019
“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 12:5 AKJV)

Fear the Lord. He has the final say for all of us. We must cast ourselves on the mercy of God. He will forgive if we repent and follow Jesus.

Wednesday, June 12, 2019
“The secret things belong to the LORD our God: but those things which are revealed belong to us and to our children for ever, that we may do all the words of this law.” (Deuteronomy 29:29 AKJV)

It is a blessing when God reveals His will to us. Now we must obey.

Thursday, June 13, 2019
“But the word is very near to you, in your mouth, and in your heart, that you may do it.” (Deuteronomy 30:14 AKJV)

Read the Bible. You will find the will of God in its pages.

Friday, June 14, 2019
“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. You are made in His image. He loves you.

Saturday, June 15, 2019
“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)

Let others know that you are a follower of Jesus. They need Him also.

Sunday, June 16, 2019
“I call heaven and earth to record this day against you, that I have set before you life and death, blessing and cursing: therefore choose life, that both you and your seed may live:” (Deuteronomy 30:19 AKJV)

Choose the Lord. Choose life abundant and life eternal.

Monday, June 17, 2019
“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)

We are not ashamed of Jesus and the good news that he came to save us from Hell to eternal life in Heaven.

Tuesday, June 18, 2019
“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)

Things can not satisfy the human heart. Only God can meet our deepest needs.

Wednesday, June 19, 2019
“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)

Trusting the Lord gives great confidence. He will never leave us.

Thursday, June 20, 2019
“And he said to his disciples, Therefore I say to you, Take no thought for your life, what you shall eat; neither for the body, what you shall put on. The life is more than meat, and the body is more than raiment.” (Luke 12:22-23 AKJV)

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

Friday, June 21, 2019
“And that their children, which have not known any thing, may hear, and learn to fear the LORD your God, as long as you live in the land where you go over Jordan to possess it.” (Deuteronomy 31:13 AKJV)

Take time to tell your children about the faithfulness of God.

Saturday, June 22, 2019
“Consider the ravens: for they neither sow nor reap; which neither have storehouse nor barn; and God feeds them: how much more are you better than the fowls?” (Luke 12:24 AKJV)

God loves you. Let Him take care of you. Obey Him.

April 14 - May 18, 2019

Sunday, April 14, 2019
“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)

Are our values in the right place?

Monday, April 15, 2019
“They went out from us, but they were not of us; for if they had been of us, they would no doubt have continued with us: but they went out, that they might be made manifest that they were not all of us.” (1 John 2:19 AKJV)

Real Christians will stay the course. Are you a real Christian?

Tuesday, April 16, 2019
“And you know that he was manifested to take away our sins; and in him is no sin.” (1 John 3:5 AKJV)

Jesus didn’t come to save us in our sins but from our sins.

Wednesday, April 17, 2019
“He that gives to the poor shall not lack: but he that hides his eyes shall have many a curse.” (Proverbs 28:27 AKJV)

Don’t forget the poor.

Thursday, April 18, 2019
“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)

Jesus came to destroy evil. He is holy and can never be less than holy.

Friday, April 19, 2019
“My little children, let us not love in word, neither in tongue; but in deed and in truth.” (1 John 3:18 AKJV)

Love should be spoken and put into action.

Saturday, April 20, 2019
“He, that being often reproved hardens his neck, shall suddenly be destroyed, and that without remedy.” (Proverbs 29:1 AKJV)

Don’t think that God’s patience is weakness. There will come a day of Judgment.

Sunday, April 21, 2019
“He that has the Son has life; and he that has not the Son of God has not life.” (1 John 5:12 AKJV)

Do you have Jesus? Does He have you? Think it over.

Monday, April 22, 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)

The Lord gives life meaning now and forever. Follow Him.

Tuesday, April 23, 2019
“The rod and reproof give wisdom: but a child left to himself brings his mother to shame.” (Proverbs 29:15 AKJV)

Every child needs loving discipline.

Wednesday, April 24, 2019
“Behold, the days come, said the Lord GOD, that I will send a famine in the land, not a famine of bread, nor a thirst for water, but of hearing the words of the LORD:” (Amos 8:11 AKJV)

Listen to the Word of God while you have the opportunity.

Thursday, April 25, 2019
“Behold, I stand at the door, and knock: if any man hear my voice, and open the door, I will come in to him, and will sup with him, and he with me.” (Revelation 3:20 AKJV)

Let Jesus into your life. He is the One who can really help you.

Friday, April 26, 2019
“You are worthy, O Lord, to receive glory and honor and power: for you have created all things, and for your pleasure they are and were created.” (Revelation 4:11 AKJV)

We were created by God for God.

Saturday, April 27, 2019
“The fear of man brings a snare: but whoever puts his trust in the LORD shall be safe.” (Proverbs 29:25 AKJV)

Trust the Lord. He can take care of you.

Sunday, April 28, 2019
“He has showed you, O man, what is good; and what does the LORD require of you, but to do justly, and to love mercy, and to walk humbly with your God?” (Micah 6:8 AKJV)

God’s Word still stands. Let’s obey Him.

Monday, April 29, 2019
“O LORD, I have heard your speech, and was afraid: O LORD, revive your work in the middle of the years, in the middle of the years make known; in wrath remember mercy.” (Habakkuk 3:2 AKJV)

We need this kind of praying today.

Tuesday, April 30, 2019
“Cause me to hear your loving kindness in the morning; for in you do I trust: cause me to know the way wherein I should walk; for I lift up my soul to you.” (Psalms 143:8 AKJV)

Get alone with God in the morning. You will be blessed if you do.

Wednesday, May 1, 2019
“These shall make war with the Lamb, and the Lamb shall overcome them: for he is Lord of lords, and King of kings: and they that are with him are called, and chosen, and faithful.” (Revelation 17:14 AKJV)

Jesus is the Lamb of God and the King of Kings. Worship Him.

Thursday, May 2, 2019
“Great is the LORD, and greatly to be praised; and his greatness is unsearchable.” (Psalms 145:3 AKJV)

This says it all. God is worthy to be worshipped.

Friday, May 3, 2019
“The LORD is near to all them that call on him, to all that call on him in truth.” (Psalms 145:18 AKJV)

Pray. The Lord is listening.

Saturday, May 4, 2019
“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.

Sunday, May 5, 2019
“When you have eaten and are full, then you shall bless the LORD your God for the good land which he has given you. Beware that you forget not the LORD your God, in not keeping his commandments, and his judgments, and his statutes, which I command you this day:” (Deuteronomy 8:10-11 AKJV)

Prosperity can sometimes be our greatest hindrance to serving the Lord.

Monday, May 6, 2019
“Whoever loves instruction loves knowledge: but he that hates reproof is brutish.” (Proverbs 12:1 AKJV)

Which one are you?

Tuesday, May 7, 2019
“Blessed be the Lord, who daily loads us with benefits, even the God of our salvation. Selah.” (Psalms 68:19 AKJV)

God is good to us. Let’s be good to Him.

Wednesday, May 8, 2019
“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)

God wants our love. If He has this, He has us.

Thursday, May 9, 2019
“He that trusts in his riches shall fall; but the righteous shall flourish as a branch.” (Proverbs 11:28 AKJV)

Trust God. Riches will not help you like He can.

Friday, May 10, 2019
“And why call you me, Lord, Lord, and do not the things which I say?” (Luke 6:46 AKJV)

This is a good question for professing Christians to answer.

Saturday, May 11, 2019
“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)

Pass the faith along to your children and grandchildren. This is what they need.

Sunday, May 12, 2019
“And now, Israel, what does the LORD your God require of you, but to fear the LORD your God, to walk in all his ways, and to love him, and to serve the LORD your God with all your heart and with all your soul, To keep the commandments of the LORD, and his statutes, which I command you this day for your good?” (Deuteronomy 10:12-13 AKJV)

We show our love for the Lord by obeying Him.

Monday, May 13, 2019
“Those by the way side are they that hear; then comes the devil, and takes away the word out of their hearts, lest they should believe and be saved. They on the rock are they, which, when they hear, receive the word with joy; and these have no root, which for a while believe, and in time of temptation fall away. And that which fell among thorns are they, which, when they have heard, go forth, and are choked with cares and riches and pleasures of this life, and bring no fruit to perfection. But that on the good ground are they, which in an honest and good heart, having heard the word, keep it, and bring forth fruit with patience.” (Luke 8:12-15 AKJV)

What kind of heart do you have for the Lord?

Tuesday, May 14, 2019
“And they came to him, and awoke him, saying, Master, master, we perish. Then he arose, and rebuked the wind and the raging of the water: and they ceased, and there was a calm.” (Luke 8:24 AKJV)

Jesus is Lord. He can calm the storms of nature and He can calm the storms of life.

Wednesday, May 15, 2019
“Return to your own house, and show how great things God has done to you. And he went his way, and published throughout the whole city how great things Jesus had done to him.” (Luke 8:39 AKJV)

Spread the good news of Jesus to others. He will bless them also.

Thursday, May 16, 2019
“Behold, the heaven and the heaven of heavens is the LORD’s your God, the earth also, with all that therein is.” (Deuteronomy 10:14 AKJV)

God is still on the throne. Worship Him.

Friday, May 17, 2019
“Take heed to yourselves, that your heart be not deceived, and you turn aside, and serve other gods, and worship them;” (Deuteronomy 11:16 AKJV)

Keep your eyes on the Lord. Don’t be distracted by the things of this world.

Saturday, May 18, 2019
“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 stay on the path of the Lord.

March 10 - April 13, 2019

Sunday, March 10, 2019
“Behold, this was the iniquity of your sister Sodom, pride, fullness of bread, and abundance of idleness was in her and in her daughters, neither did she strengthen the hand of the poor and needy. And they were haughty, and committed abomination before me: therefore I took them away as I saw good.” (Ezekiel 16:49-50 AKJV)

This sounds a lot like our day. We must repent before it is too late.
 
Monday, March 11, 2019
“For this is the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel after those days, said the Lord; I will put my laws into their mind, and write them in their hearts: and I will be to them a God, and they shall be to me a people:” (Hebrews 8:10 AKJV)

Ask the Lord to write His Word into your heart. We all need the Lord to help us be like Jesus.

Tuesday, March 12, 2019
“And as it is appointed to men once to die, but after this the judgment: So Christ was once offered to bear the sins of many; and to them that look for him shall he appear the second time without sin to salvation.” (Hebrews 9:27-28 AKJV)

Judgment day is coming. We need Jesus to save us from Hell. Only He can.

Wednesday, March 13, 2019
“Let the redeemed of the LORD say so, whom he has redeemed from the hand of the enemy;” (Psalms 107:2 AKJV)

Don’t be timid. Exalt the name of the Lord.

Thursday, March 14, 2019
“He sent his word, and healed them, and delivered them from their destructions.” (Psalms 107:20 AKJV)

God’s Word can bring healing to your broken heart. Read it. Believe it. 

Friday, March 15, 2019
“Give us help from trouble: for vain is the help of man.” (Psalms 108:12 AKJV)

The Lord is the only One who can truly help us now and forever.

Saturday, March 16, 2019
“Through faith we understand that the worlds were framed by the word of God, so that things which are seen were not made of things which do appear.” (Hebrews 11:3 AKJV)

God spoke this world into existence. He is the great Creator and Sustainer.

Sunday, March 17, 2019
“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)

Have faith in God. He pays great dividends.

Monday, March 18, 2019
“Why seeing we also are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which does so easily beset us, and let us run with patience the race that is set before us, Looking to Jesus the author and finisher of our faith; who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is set down at the right hand of the throne of God.” (Hebrews 12:1-2 AKJV)

Keep on keeping on. Keep your eyes on Jesus. He loves you.

Tuesday, March 19, 2019
“Furthermore we have had fathers of our flesh which corrected us, and we gave them reverence: shall we not much rather be in subjection to the Father of spirits, and live?” (Hebrews 12:9 AKJV)

God disciplines us because He loves us.

Wednesday, March 20, 2019
“For our God is a consuming fire.” (Hebrews 12:29 AKJV)

Don’t trifle with God.

Thursday, March 21, 2019
“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)

When we have the Lord, we have all that we need. He will meet our needs.

Friday, March 22, 2019
“Jesus Christ the same yesterday, and to day, and for ever.” (Hebrews 13:8 AKJV)

Get your joy and peace from the Lord. He never changes.

Saturday, March 23, 2019
“I love the LORD, because he has heard my voice and my supplications. Because he has inclined his ear to me, therefore will I call on him as long as I live.” (Psalms 116:1-2 AKJV)

It’s true. God has been so good to me. God answers prayer.

Sunday, March 24, 2019
“What shall I render to the LORD for all his benefits toward me?” (Psalms 116:12 AKJV)

God has done so much for us. What are we going to do for Him?

Monday, March 25, 2019
“I will offer to you the sacrifice of thanksgiving, and will call on the name of the LORD.” (Psalms 116:17 AKJV)

Take time to thank the Lord. He is so good to us.

Tuesday, March 26, 2019
“But be you doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving your own selves.” (James 1:22 AKJV)

Real faith has actions.

Wednesday, March 27, 2019
“Pure religion and undefiled before God and the Father is this, To visit the fatherless and widows in their affliction, and to keep himself unspotted from the world.” (James 1:27 AKJV)

The Lord has a special place in His heart for those who are alone. So should we.

Thursday, March 28, 2019
“You believe that there is one God; you do well: the devils also believe, and tremble.” (James 2:19 AKJV)

Faith is more than intellectual assent to a fact. Faith in God is total reliance upon the Lord.

Friday, March 29, 2019
“Out of the same mouth proceeds blessing and cursing. My brothers, these things ought not so to be.” (James 3:10 AKJV)

Christians should speak words that please God and help others.
 
Saturday, March 30, 2019
“It is better to trust in the LORD than to put confidence in man.” (Psalms 118:8 AKJV)

We can always depend on God.

Sunday, March 31, 2019
“But he gives more grace. Why he said, God resists the proud, but gives grace to the humble.” (James 4:6 AKJV)

The Lord is gracious to those who humble themselves before Him.

Monday, April 1, 2019
“Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.” (James 4:7 AKJV)

Victory over sin begins with submission to the Lord.

Tuesday, April 2, 2019
“Therefore to him that knows to do good, and does it not, to him it is sin.” (James 4:17 AKJV)

This should get all of our attention. Don’t forget to do good to others.

Wednesday, April 3, 2019
“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. Use it wisely.

Thursday, April 4, 2019
“Your word have I hid in my heart, that I might not sin against you.” (Psalms 119:11 AKJV)

This is one of the keys to victory over sin.

Friday, April 5, 2019
“And they shall teach my people the difference between the holy and profane, and cause them to discern between the unclean and the clean.” (Ezekiel 44:23 AKJV)

We need more emphasis on right and wrong in our day. We have become a profane and vulgar people.
 
Saturday, April 6, 2019
“Because it is written, Be you holy; for I am holy.” (1 Peter 1:16 AKJV)

God will always be holy and He calls His people to be the same.

Sunday, April 7, 2019
“As newborn babes, desire the sincere milk of the word, that you may grow thereby:” (1 Peter 2:2 AKJV)

The people of God need to be in the Word of God. Read your Bible. You will be glad you did.

Monday, April 8, 2019
“He that covers his sins shall not prosper: but whoever confesses and forsakes them shall have mercy.” (Proverbs 28:13 AKJV)

It does not pay to hide sin. We must confess and turn away from sin and follow God’s plan for our lives.

Tuesday, April 9, 2019
“Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walks about, seeking whom he may devour:” (1 Peter 5:8 AKJV)

The devil and his lies are out to destroy us. We must draw close to the Lord and His Word.

Wednesday, April 10, 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 darkness and confusion. Read your Bible and see the light.

Thursday, April 11, 2019
“The Lord is not slack concerning his promise, as some men count slackness; but is long-suffering to us-ward, not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance.” (2 Peter 3:9 AKJV)

The Lord wants you to come to Him in repentance so that He can save you from Hell. Are you ready?

Friday, April 12, 2019
“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)

God will forgive us if we confess our sins and let Jesus cleanse us from sin.

Saturday, April 13, 2019
“Great peace have they which love your law: and nothing shall offend them.” (Psalms 119:165 AKJV)

Are you looking for peace? Look to the Lord and the Bible.

February 3 - March 9, 2019

Sunday, February 3, 2019
“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)

Men and women are different. Women need to be loved. Men need to be respected.

Monday, February 4, 2019
“Children, obey your parents in the Lord: for this is right.” (Ephesians 6:1 AKJV)

We need a return to Biblical teachings about rearing children.

Tuesday, February 5, 2019
“For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain.” (Philippians 1:21 AKJV)

This is the motivation for the Christian life. It is all about Jesus.

Wednesday, February 6, 2019
“Why God also has highly exalted him, and given him a name which is above every name: 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 2:9-11 AKJV)

This is a reality that will one day take place. Jesus is Lord!

Thursday, February 7, 2019
“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 1:5 AKJV)

Every life is created by God for God.

Friday, February 8, 2019
“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)

It is so senseless for people to turn away from God to follow other things that can not satisfy.

Saturday, February 9, 2019
“Rejoice in the Lord always: and again I say, Rejoice.” (Philippians 4:4 AKJV)

Get your joy from Jesus and it cannot be taken away because He never changes.

Sunday, February 10, 2019
“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)

Do you want peace? Follow the teaching above.

Monday, February 11, 2019
“I can do all things through Christ which strengthens me.” (Philippians 4:13 AKJV)

This is a wonderful promise. Let’s trust Jesus and watch Him work in our lives for His glory.

Tuesday, February 12, 2019
“Who has delivered us from the power of darkness, and has translated us into the kingdom of his dear Son: In whom we have redemption through his blood, even the forgiveness of sins:” (Colossians 1:13-14 AKJV)

Are you tired of the spiritual darkness? Give your life to Jesus and come into His wonderful light.
 
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
“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)

Real Christians will live like Jesus.

Thursday, February 14, 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)

No one loves you more than Jesus. He gave His life for you.

Friday, February 15, 2019
“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)

We may not need the good old days but we sure need the good old Godly ways.

Saturday, February 16, 2019
“Behold, you trust in lying words, that cannot profit.” (Jeremiah 7:8 AKJV)

There are a lot of lies that are destroying lives. Read the Bible and you will find the truth.
 
Sunday, February 17, 2019
“If you then be risen with Christ, seek those things which are above, where Christ sits on the right hand of God. Set your affection on things above, not on things on the earth.” (Colossians 3:1-2 AKJV)

The verse above should help us with our priorities.

Monday, February 18, 2019
“Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom; teaching and admonishing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts to the Lord.” (Colossians 3:16 AKJV)

Be filled with the Word of God and the Spirit of God. This is the Christian life.

Tuesday, February 19, 2019
“Let your speech be always with grace, seasoned with salt, that you may know how you ought to answer every man.” (Colossians 4:6 AKJV)

Oh how we need to be reminded about our speech. May our words be a blessing to others.

Wednesday, February 20, 2019
“Blessed is the man that trusts in the LORD, and whose hope the LORD is. For he shall be as a tree planted by the waters, and that spreads out her roots by the river, and shall not see when heat comes, but her leaf shall be green; and shall not be careful in the year of drought, neither shall cease from yielding fruit.” (Jeremiah 17:7-8 AKJV)

Trusting the Lord has great benefits.

Thursday, February 21, 2019
“The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked: who can know it?” (Jeremiah 17:9 AKJV)

Don’t trust yourself. Trust the Lord.
 
Friday, February 22, 2019
“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)

Here are good directions for living life.

Saturday, February 23, 2019
“Quench not the Spirit. Despise not prophesyings.” (1 Thessalonians 5:19-20 AKJV)

When God speaks be sure to listen and obey.

Sunday, February 24, 2019
“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)

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

Monday, February 25, 2019
“Even him, whose coming is after the working of Satan with all power and signs and lying wonders, And with all delusion of unrighteousness in them that perish; because they received not the love of the truth, that they might be saved.” (2 Thessalonians 2:9-10 AKJV)

When people refuse the truth they are easy prey for the Devil.
 
Tuesday, February 26, 2019
“And for this cause God shall send them strong delusion, that they should believe a lie: That they all might be damned who believed not the truth, but had pleasure in unrighteousness.” (2 Thessalonians 2:11-12 AKJV)

Rejection of God will lead to terrible consequences.

Wednesday, February 27, 2019
“For the LORD God is a sun and shield: the LORD will give grace and glory: no good thing will he withhold from them that walk uprightly.” (Psalms 84:11 AKJV)

It is a blessing to be a child of God.

Thursday, February 28, 2019
“For there is one God, and one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus; Who gave himself a ransom for all, to be testified in due time.” (1 Timothy 2:5-6 AKJV)

Jesus is the only way to God the Father. He is the only way of salvation.
 
Friday, March 1, 2019
“Bless the LORD, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits:” (Psalms 103:2 AKJV)

Don’t forget all the blessings that God has given you. Be grateful.
 
Saturday, March 2, 2019
“But exhort one another daily, while it is called To day; lest any of you be hardened through the deceitfulness of sin.” (Hebrews 3:13 AKJV)

Sin can deceive and harden our hearts. We need to encourage each other to look to the Lord for help.

Sunday, March 3, 2019
“For to us was the gospel preached, as well as to them: but the word preached did not profit them, not being mixed with faith in them that heard it.” (Hebrews 4:2 AKJV)

We must place faith in the Word of God for it to truly benefit us.

Monday, March 4, 2019
“For the word of God is quick, and powerful, and sharper than any two edged sword, piercing even to the dividing asunder of soul and spirit, and of the joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart.” (Hebrews 4:12 AKJV)

The Bible is like no other book. The power of God resides in it.

Tuesday, March 5, 2019
“Neither is there any creature that is not manifest in his sight: but all things are naked and opened to the eyes of him with whom we have to do.” (Hebrews 4:13 AKJV)

We can’t hide from God. We are accountable to Him.

Wednesday, March 6, 2019
“Whoever digs a pit shall fall therein: and he that rolls a stone, it will return on him.” (Proverbs 26:27 AKJV)

Don’t cause other people problems. It could come back to hurt you.

Thursday, March 7, 2019
“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)

Money will not help on the Day of Judgement. We need the grace and mercy of God.
 
Friday, March 8, 2019
“Boast not yourself of to morrow; for you know not what a day may bring forth.” (Proverbs 27:1 AKJV)

Don’t put off the important things of life. You may not have tomorrow.
 
Saturday, March 9, 2019
“Why he is able also to save them to the uttermost that come to God by him, seeing he ever lives to make intercession for them.” (Hebrews 7:25 AKJV)

Jesus came to save us from Hell. Everyone needs Jesus.

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