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    The first thing you will notice at Highland Baptist Church of West Monroe is the warm welcome you will receive from people who love Jesus and love others. We will shake your hand and greet you with a smile.
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    Map & Schedule

    Highland Baptist Church is located at the intersection of Arkansas and Kiroli in West Monroe. Sunday worship is at 10:30 and 6:30. Click for directions and schedule details.
     
     
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    The first need of every person is to have a personal relationship with Jesus. Read this article to learn how to experience His love for the very first time. Join us at Highland Baptist Church of West Monroe and we will gladly share more.
     
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    A student's relationship with Jesus is first priority in the Highland Baptist Church youth ministry. Fellowship, worship, recreation, and Bible study help them build relationships with one another as they grow in Christ.
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    NBS is a Christian school in West Monroe supported by Southern Baptist churches in the Northeast Louisiana Baptist Association. K3 - 12th Grade. Click to go to the school web site.
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The Bible Digest by G. E. Dean

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

July 28 - August 31, 2019

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

Jesus is coming back. Are you ready?

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

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

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

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

Let the Lord be the refuge of your life.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

These are powerful questions that deserve our undivided attention.

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

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

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

The Lord disciplines His children because He loves them.

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

Be in church this Sunday and worship the Lord.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

If we truly love the Lord we should abhor evil.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Keep your eyes on that which is good and holy.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Fear the Lord. This attitude has great blessings.

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

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

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

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

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

September 1 - October 5, 2019

Sunday, September 1, 2019

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

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

Monday, September 2, 2019

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

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

Tuesday, September 3, 2019

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

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

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

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

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

Thursday, September 5, 2019

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

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

Friday, September 6, 2019

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

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

Saturday, September 7, 2019

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

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

Sunday, September 8, 2019

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

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

Monday, September 9, 2019

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

Trust Jesus. Your eternity depends on it.

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

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

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

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

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

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

Thursday, September 12, 2019

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

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

Friday, September 13, 2019

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

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

Saturday, 14, 2019

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

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

Sunday, September 15, 2019

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

Is God pleased with our country? Think it over.

Monday, September 16, 2019

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

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

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

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

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

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

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

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

Thursday, September 19, 2019

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

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

Friday, September 20, 2019

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

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

Saturday, September 21, 2019

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

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

Sunday, September 22, 2019

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

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

Monday, September 23, 2019

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

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

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

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

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

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

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

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

Thursday, September 26, 2019

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

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

Friday, September 27, 2019

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

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

Saturday, September 28, 2019

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

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

Sunday, September 29, 2019

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

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

Monday, September 30, 2019

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

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

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

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

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

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

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

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

Thursday, October 3, 2019

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

It’s a blessing to trust the Lord.

Friday, October 4, 2019

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

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

Saturday, October 5, 2019

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

Here’s the way to have victory over sin.

June 23 - July 27, 2019

Sunday, June 23, 2019

“Because I will publish the name of the LORD: ascribe you greatness to our God. He is the Rock, his work is perfect: for all his ways are judgment: a God of truth and without iniquity, just and right is he.” (Deuteronomy 32:3-4 AKJV)

Praise the Lord. There is none like Him.

Monday, June 24, 2019

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

Repent means to turn away from sin and turn to the Lord. Have you repented of sin?

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

“Then said one to him, Lord, are there few that be saved? And he said to them, Strive to enter in at the strait gate: for many, I say to you, will seek to enter in, and shall not be able.” (Luke 13:23-24 AKJV)

Don’t take getting to Heaven for granted. Jesus is the only way. Are you trusting Him as your Lord?

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

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

Humility before God is essential to be right with Him.

Thursday, June 27, 2019

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

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

Friday, June 28, 2019

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

Read the Bible and apply the Bible. You will be glad you did.

Saturday, June 29, 2019

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

There is only one God and He is the God of the Bible. Worship Him and Him alone.

Sunday, June 30, 2019

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

True humility is blessed by God. Let’s don’t think too highly of ourselves.

Monday, July 1, 2019

“And whoever does not bear his cross, and come after me, cannot be my disciple.” (Luke 14:27 AKJV)

Following Jesus is a serious commitment. Have you made such a commitment?

Tuesday, July 2, 2019

“Commit your works to the LORD, and your thoughts shall be established.” (Proverbs 16:3 AKJV)

Follow God’s plan. He knows what is best.

Wednesday, July 3, 2019

“Turn us again, O God, and cause your face to shine; and we shall be saved.” (Psalms 80:3 AKJV)

All of us need the Lord. We need this kind of praying.

Thursday, July 4, 2019

“But my people would not listen to my voice; and Israel would none of me. So I gave them up to their own hearts’ lust: and they walked in their own counsels.” (Psalms 81:11-12 AKJV)

If we are not for the Lord that means we are against the Lord. Think it over.

Friday, July 5, 2019

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

We must always be ready for God to work in us. We need to be holy because He is holy.

Saturday, July 6, 2019

“And the captain of the LORD’s host said to Joshua, Loose your shoe from off your foot; for the place where on you stand is holy. And Joshua did so.” (Joshua 5:15 AKJV)

God is holy and we must live in the light of that truth. God can never be less than holy.

Sunday, July 7, 2019

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

Is this how you feel? People who love the Lord will want to be in God’s House with God’s people.

Monday, July 8, 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.

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

“And he cried and said, Father Abraham, have mercy on me, and send Lazarus, that he may dip the tip of his finger in water, and cool my tongue; for I am tormented in this flame.” (Luke 16:24 AKJV)

Hell is a real place. Give your life to Jesus and let Heaven be your eternal home.

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

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

Jesus calls for a full commitment. Are you His disciple?

Thursday, July 11, 2019

“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)

You must decide. Who is your Lord?

Friday, July 12, 2019

“It were better for him that a millstone were hanged about his neck, and he cast into the sea, than that he should offend one of these little ones.” (Luke 17:2 AKJV)

Don’t stand in the way of children who want to come to Jesus.

Saturday, July 13, 2019

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

We need revival and God is the only One who can give it to us. Pray for revival.

Sunday, July 14, 2019

“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?

Monday, July 15, 2019

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

This should be the attitude of all Christians. It is an honor to serve the Lord and others in the name of the Lord.

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

“And one of them, when he saw that he was healed, turned back, and with a loud voice glorified God, And fell down on his face at his feet, giving him thanks: and he was a Samaritan.” (Luke 17:15-16 AKJV)

The happiest and most fulfilled people are grateful people. Be thankful and you will be blessed.

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

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

Don’t give up. Keep praying. God is listening.

Thursday, July 18, 2019

“For you, Lord, are good, and ready to forgive; and plenteous in mercy to all them that call on you.” (Psalms 86:5 AKJV)

God will forgive. Repent of sin and turn to Him.

Friday, July 19, 2019

“Teach me your way, O LORD; I will walk in your truth: unite my heart to fear your name. I will praise you, O Lord my God, with all my heart: and I will glorify your name for ever more.” (Psalms 86:11-12 AKJV)

This is the kind of praying that will bless us and others.

Saturday, July 20, 2019

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

Oh that every man would have a heart like this. Dad, be a Godly man and you will bless your family.

Sunday, July 21, 2019

“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)

Thank God for His mercy. He is a wonderful God.

Monday, July 22, 2019

“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)

Jesus loves children. Let’s bring them to Jesus.

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

“Take good heed therefore to yourselves, that you love the LORD your God.” (Joshua 23:11 AKJV)

God wants our love more than anything. If He has our hearts He has all of us.

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

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

Every child needs loving consistent discipline.

Thursday, July 25, 2019

“The heavens are yours, the earth also is yours: as for the world and the fullness thereof, you have founded them.” (Psalms 89:11 AKJV)

We are living in God’s world. Let’s honor in all that we do.

Friday, July 26, 2019

“Before the mountains were brought forth, or ever you had formed the earth and the world, even from everlasting to everlasting, you are God.” (Psalms 90:2 AKJV)

There is only one God and He is the Creator of the universe. Worship Him and Him alone.

Saturday, July 27, 2019

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

God’s Word stands eternal. You can depend on Him.

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.

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