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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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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.

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.

December 30, 2018 - February 2, 2019

Sunday, December 30, 2018
“For he has made him to be sin for us, who knew no sin; that we might be made the righteousness of God in him.” (2 Corinthians 5:21 AKJV)

Jesus did so much for us. Thank you, Lord.
 
Monday, December 31, 2018
“I know that, whatever God does, it shall be for ever: nothing can be put to it, nor any thing taken from it: and God does it, that men should fear before him.” (Ecclesiastes 3:14 AKJV)

What God does stands forever. This is why we should follow Him.
 
Tuesday, January 1, 2019
“(For he said, I have heard you in a time accepted, and in the day of salvation have I succored you: behold, now is the accepted time; behold, now is the day of salvation.)” (2 Corinthians 6:2 AKJV)

Don’t put if off. Trust Jesus today. You may not have tomorrow.

Wednesday, January 2, 2019
“God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.” (Psalms 46:1 AKJV)

Amen! He will help you too. Pray.
 
Thursday, January 3, 2019
“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)

Take time to think about God. He is thinking of you.

Friday, January 4, 2019
“Foolishness is bound in the heart of a child; but the rod of correction shall drive it far from him.” (Proverbs 22:15 AKJV)

Loving discipline is a must for a healthy child.

Saturday, January 5, 2019
“Be not hasty in your spirit to be angry: for anger rests in the bosom of fools.” (Ecclesiastes 7:9 AKJV)

Don’t be foolish. Control your anger.

Sunday, January 6, 2019
“And call on me in the day of trouble: I will deliver you, and you shall glorify me.” (Psalms 50:15 AKJV)

Pray. Thank God for the answer. Give Him the glory.

Monday, January 7, 2019
“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 can heal broken and repentant hearts. Give your hurts to the Lord.

Tuesday, January 8, 2019
“Woe to them that call evil good, and good evil; that put darkness for light, and light for darkness; that put bitter for sweet, and sweet for bitter!” (Isaiah 5:20 AKJV)
 
This is what happens when God is left out of the picture.

Wednesday, January 9, 2019
“In the year that king Uzziah died I saw also the LORD sitting on a throne, high and lifted up, and his train filled the temple.” (Isaiah 6:1 AKJV)

God is still on the throne no matter what else is happening.
 
Thursday, January 10, 2019
“Therefore the Lord himself shall give you a sign; Behold, a virgin shall conceive, and bear a son, and shall call his name Immanuel.” (Isaiah 7:14 AKJV)

This was written 700 years before the birth of Jesus.
 
Friday, January 11, 2019
“And he said to me, My grace is sufficient for you: for my strength is made perfect in weakness. Most gladly therefore will I rather glory in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest on me.” (2 Corinthians 12:9 AKJV)

Trust God. He will give you the strength you need.

Saturday, January 12, 2019
“Labor not to be rich: cease from your own wisdom. Will you set your eyes on that which is not? for riches certainly make themselves wings; they fly away as an eagle toward heaven.” (Proverbs 23:4-5 AKJV)

Money will not last forever. Put your faith in God.

Sunday, January 13, 2019
“You will keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on you: because he trusts in you.” (Isaiah 26:3 AKJV)

Overcome stress. Focus on the Lord.

Monday, January 14, 2019
“Surely your turning of things upside down shall be esteemed as the potter’s clay: for shall the work say of him that made it, He made me not? or shall the thing framed say of him that framed it, He had no understanding?” (Isaiah 29:16 AKJV)

God created us. We didn’t make Him. Seek His will for your life.
 
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
“Listen to your father that begat you, and despise not your mother when she is old.” (Proverbs 23:22 AKJV)

We need to return to respect for our elders.

Wednesday, January 16, 2019
“Because your loving kindness is better than life, my lips shall praise you. Thus will I bless you while I live: I will lift up my hands in your name.” (Psalms 63:3-4 AKJV)

When we praise God we are fulfilling our God given purpose.

Thursday, January 17, 2019
“But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, long-suffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, Meekness, temperance: against such there is no law.” (Galatians 5:22-23 AKJV)

Wouldn’t you like a neighbor with the traits above? Wouldn’t your neighbor like a person like that?

Friday, January 18, 2019
“Be not deceived; God is not mocked: for whatever a man sows, that shall he also reap.” (Galatians 6:7 AKJV)

Choices have consequences.

Saturday, January 19, 2019
“And let us not be weary in well doing: for in due season we shall reap, if we faint not.” (Galatians 6:9 AKJV)

Keep on keeping on. God will bring the increase.

Sunday, January 20, 2019
“But God forbid that I should glory, save in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, by whom the world is crucified to me, and I to the world.” (Galatians 6:14 AKJV)

Real Christians love the Christ of Calvary.

Monday, January 21, 2019
“The grass wither, the flower fades: but the word of our God shall stand for ever.” (Isaiah 40:8 AKJV)

You can count on God keeping His Word.

Tuesday, January 22, 2019
“But they that wait on the LORD shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint.” (Isaiah 40:31 AKJV)

The Lord will give you the strength that you need. Wait on the Lord.

Wednesday, January 23, 2019
“Fear you not; for I am with you: be not dismayed; for I am your God: I will strengthen you; yes, I will help you; yes, I will uphold you with the right hand of my righteousness.” (Isaiah 41:10 AKJV)

Don’t be afraid. Trust God. He will take care of you.

Thursday, January 24, 2019
“In whom we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of sins, according to the riches of his grace;” (Ephesians 1:7 AKJV)

Jesus paid the price for your sins. He can and will forgive if you surrender your life to Him.

Friday, January 25, 2019
“Yes, before the day was I am he; and there is none that can deliver out of my hand: I will work, and who shall let it?” (Isaiah 43:13 AKJV)

God is at work. Pray and follow His lead.

Saturday, January 26, 2019
“Look to me, and be you saved, all the ends of the earth: for I am God, and there is none else.” (Isaiah 45:22 AKJV)

The Lord is the only One who can save us from our sins. Have you looked to the Lord?
 
Sunday, January 27, 2019
“There is no peace, said the LORD, to the wicked.” (Isaiah 48:22 AKJV)

Evil is a tough taskmaster. Think it over.

Monday, January 28, 2019
“And be you kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ’s sake has forgiven you.” (Ephesians 4:32 AKJV)

This is the way of a Christian.

Tuesday, January 29, 2019
“But he was wounded for our transgressions, he was bruised for our iniquities: the chastisement of our peace was on him; and with his stripes we are healed.” (Isaiah 53:5 AKJV)

Thank you Jesus. You died in our place for our sins. 

Wednesday, January 30, 2019
“And have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather reprove them.” (Ephesians 5:11 AKJV)

Don’t hang around evil. Live a Godly life that will point people to Jesus.
 
Thursday, January 31, 2019
“See then that you walk circumspectly, not as fools, but as wise, Redeeming the time, because the days are evil.” (Ephesians 5:15-16 AKJV)

Give your best for the Lord today. You may not have tomorrow.

Friday, February 1, 2019
“Seek you the LORD while he may be found, call you on him while he is near:” (Isaiah 55:6 AKJV)

Don’t take it for granted when God speaks to you. You may not have another chance.

Saturday, February 2, 2019
“So shall my word be that goes forth out of my mouth: it shall not return to me void, but it shall accomplish that which I please, and it shall prosper in the thing whereto I sent it.” (Isaiah 55:11 AKJV)

Keep sharing the Word of God. It will not be in vain.

November 25 - December 29, 2018

Sunday, November 25, 2018
“The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want.” (Psalms 23:1 AKJV)

The Lord can provide what we need. Let’s depend on Him.

Monday, November 26, 2018
“For whether we live, we live to the Lord; and whether we die, we die to the Lord: whether we live therefore, or die, we are the Lord’s.” (Romans 14:8 AKJV)

This is how every believer in Jesus should see life.

Tuesday, November 27, 2018
“The earth is the LORD’s, and the fullness thereof; the world, and they that dwell therein.” (Psalms 24:1 AKJV)

Man did not create the universe. God did. We are on His planet.

Wednesday, November 28, 2018
“The hearing ear, and the seeing eye, the LORD has made even both of them.” (Proverbs 20:12 AKJV)

God created hearing and seeing. He hears. He sees. He knows. Think it over.

Thursday, November 29, 2018
“So then every one of us shall give account of himself to God. Let us not therefore judge one another any more: but judge this rather, that no man put a stumbling block or an occasion to fall in his brother’s way.” (Romans 14:12-13 AKJV)

God is the final Judge of us all. What does He think of us?

Friday, November 30, 2018
“Show me your ways, O LORD; teach me your paths. Lead me in your truth, and teach me: for you are the God of my salvation; on you do I wait all the day.” (Psalms 25:4-5 AKJV)

This should be our prayer too.

Saturday, December 1, 2018
“And the God of peace shall bruise Satan under your feet shortly. The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you. Amen.” (Romans 16:20 AKJV)

God Wins!

Sunday, December 2, 2018
“For the preaching of the cross is to them that perish foolishness; but to us which are saved it is the power of God.” (1 Corinthians 1:18 AKJV)

There is power in preaching that exalts Jesus and His death for us on the cross.

Monday, December 3, 2018
“For I determined not to know any thing among you, save Jesus Christ, and him crucified.” (1 Corinthians 2:2 AKJV)

Jesus should be the focus of every Christian.

Tuesday, December 4, 2018
“Wait on the LORD: be of good courage, and he shall strengthen your heart: wait, I say, on the LORD.” (Psalms 27:14 AKJV)

Be patient. God is at work.

Wednesday, December 5, 2018
“But as it is written, Eye has not seen, nor ear heard, neither have entered into the heart of man, the things which God has prepared for them that love him.” (1 Corinthians 2:9 AKJV)

God is awesome and loving. Put your faith in Him.

Thursday, December 6, 2018
“Your glorying is not good. Know you not that a little leaven leavens the whole lump?” (1 Corinthians 5:6 AKJV)

We have to be careful as to what we allow into our lives. Even the little things can have a big impact.

Friday, December 7, 2018
“Know you not that the unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Be not deceived: neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor abusers of themselves with mankind,” (1 Corinthians 6:9 AKJV)

These are just some of the reasons we need Jesus. He can forgive and make us new.

Saturday, December 8, 2018
“Flee fornication. Every sin that a man does is without the body; but he that commits fornication sins against his own body.” (1 Corinthians 6:18 AKJV)

Sexual immorality is a sin that has dire consequences.
Sunday, December 9, 2018
“What? know you not that your body is the temple of the Holy Ghost which is in you, which you have of God, and you are not your own? For you are bought with a price: therefore glorify God in your body, and in your spirit, which are God’s.” (1 Corinthians 6:19-20 AKJV)

Jesus shed His blood for us. We should live for Him. This is real Christianity.

Monday, December 10, 2018
“You, even you, are LORD alone; you have made heaven, the heaven of heavens, with all their host, the earth, and all things that are therein, the seas, and all that is therein, and you preserve them all; and the host of heaven worships you.” (Nehemiah 9:6 AKJV)

God and God alone is the Creator and Sustainer of the universe. Worship Him.

Tuesday, December 11, 2018
“Behold, the eye of the LORD is on them that fear him, on them that hope in his mercy;” (Psalms 33:18 AKJV)

The Lord looks out for His own. Do you belong to the Lord?

Wednesday, December 12, 2018
“There has no temptation taken you but such as is common to man: but God is faithful, who will not suffer you to be tempted above that you are able; but will with the temptation also make a way to escape, that you may be able to bear it.” (1 Corinthians 10:13 AKJV)

God can and will give victory over temptation if we trust Him to deliver.

Thursday, December 13, 2018
“O taste and see that the LORD is good: blessed is the man that trusts in him.” (Psalms 34:8 AKJV)

I say amen to this. It’s true. God is good.

Friday, December 14, 2018
“Whether therefore you eat, or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God.” (1 Corinthians 10:31 AKJV)

This should be the desire of every follower of Jesus.

Saturday, December 15, 2018
“The LORD is near to them that are of a broken heart; and saves such as be of a contrite spirit.” (Psalms 34:18 AKJV)

Are you hurting? Talk to the Lord. He can help you.

Sunday, December 16, 2018
“Fret not yourself because of evildoers, neither be you envious against the workers of iniquity. For they shall soon be cut down like the grass, and wither as the green herb.” (Psalms 37:1-2 AKJV)

God has the final word on Judgment. God Wins!

Monday, December 17, 2018
“Delight yourself also in the LORD: and he shall give you the desires of your heart. Commit your way to the LORD; trust also in him; and he shall bring it to pass.” (Psalms 37:4-5 AKJV)

Trust God. Obey God. This is the way of true blessing.

Tuesday, December 18, 2018
“A little that a righteous man has is better than the riches of many wicked.” (Psalms 37:16 AKJV)

Money is not the key to happiness. Righteousness is.

Wednesday, December 19, 2018
“For I delivered to you first of all that which I also received, how that Christ died for our sins according to the scriptures; And that he was buried, and that he rose again the third day according to the scriptures:” (1 Corinthians 15:3-4 AKJV)

Thank God for Jesus. He is the Savior of the world.

Thursday, December 20, 2018
“There is no wisdom nor understanding nor counsel against the LORD.” (Proverbs 21:30 AKJV)

Don’t fight God. Join Him. You will be glad you did.

Friday, December 21, 2018
“Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it.” (Proverbs 22:6 AKJV)

Parents have a wonderful opportunity to help their children. Let’s point them to Jesus.

Saturday, December 22, 2018
“And to man he said, Behold, the fear of the LORD, that is wisdom; and to depart from evil is understanding.” (Job 28:28 AKJV)

We should all take this to heart. Life would be much better if we did.

Sunday, December 23, 2018
“The rich rules over the poor, and the borrower is servant to the lender.” (Proverbs 22:7 AKJV)

Debt is a tough taskmaster. Get out of debt.

Monday, December 24, 2018
“For to you is born this day in the city of David a Savior, which is Christ the Lord.” (Luke 2:11 AKJV)

Jesus is the greatest gift ever given to mankind. Give your life to Him.

Tuesday, December 25, 2018
“And she shall bring forth a son, and you shall call his name JESUS: for he shall save his people from their sins.” (Matthew 1:21 AKJV)

Jesus is still saving people from sin and from Hell.

Wednesday, December 26, 2018
“Nevertheless when it shall turn to the Lord, the veil shall be taken away. Now the Lord is that Spirit: and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty.” (2 Corinthians 3:16-17 AKJV)

Do you feel that you have a veil over your eyes? Let the Holy Spirit guide you. He will lead you into the light.

Thursday, December 27, 2018
“While we look not at the things which are seen, but at the things which are not seen: for the things which are seen are temporal; but the things which are not seen are eternal.” (2 Corinthians 4:18 AKJV)

Where is your focus? The unseen should be getting our attention. It is eternal.

Friday, December 28, 2018
“Will you also cancel my judgment? will you condemn me, that you may be righteous?” (Job 40:8 AKJV)

When we seek to justify our sin it is a statement that says that God is wrong. That is dangerous business.

Saturday, December 29, 2018
“Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new.” (2 Corinthians 5:17 AKJV)

What a wonderful promise. Are you a new creature? Are you in Christ?

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