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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 25 - April 28, 2018

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

Faith in God will give us victory over fear.

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

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

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

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

Lift your spirit. Sing to the Lord!

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

God can do what no man can do.

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

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

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

Don’t trust your money. Trust the Lord.

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

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

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

You have a choice. What will it be?

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

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

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

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

This is how I feel. What about you?

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

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

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

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

God still hears prayer. Take time to pray.

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

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

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

Righteousness beats wickedness any day.

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

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

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

Be a giver. God will take care of you.

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

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

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

We should pray. Jesus did.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

You can’t out give God.

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

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

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

God means business. Don’t take Him lightly.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

February 18 - March 24, 2018

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

God is holy and so is His name. Treat Him with respect.
Monday, February 19, 2018
“You shall rise up before the hoary head, and honor the face of the old man, and fear your God: I am the LORD.” (Leviticus 19:32 AKJV)

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

Tuesday, February 20, 2018
“And when he had called the people to him with his disciples also, he said to them, Whoever will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me.” (Mark 8:34 AKJV)

Following Jesus is a full commitment.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Sunday, February 25, 2018
“And there was a cloud that overshadowed them: and a voice came out of the cloud, saying, This is my beloved Son: hear him.” (Mark 9:7 AKJV)

We should all listen to Jesus. He is the Son of God.

Monday, February 26, 2018
“Jesus said to him, If you can believe, all things are possible to him that believes. And straightway the father of the child cried out, and said with tears, Lord, I believe; help you my unbelief.” (Mark 9:23-24 AKJV)

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

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

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

Wednesday, February 28, 2018
“And he sat down, and called the twelve, and said to them, If any man desire to be first, the same shall be last of all, and servant of all.” (Mark 9:35 AKJV)

Jesus was a servant and so should we.

Thursday, March 1, 2018
“And whoever shall offend one of these little ones that believe in me, it is better for him that a millstone were hanged about his neck, and he were cast into the sea.” (Mark 9:42 AKJV)

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

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

Hell is a real place. Jesus said so.

Saturday, March 3, 2018
“But from the beginning of the creation God made them male and female. For this cause shall a man leave his father and mother, and join to his wife; And they two shall be one flesh: so then they are no more two, but one flesh.” (Mark 10:6-8 AKJV)

God clearly defined marriage and family.

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

Be wise. Speak less. Listen more.

Monday, March 5, 2018
“But when Jesus saw it, he was much displeased, and said to them, Suffer the little children to come to me, and forbid them not: for of such is the kingdom of God.” (Mark 10:14 AKJV)

Bring the children to Jesus. He loves them.

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

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

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

Pray. Believe. God is still on the throne.

Thursday, March 8, 2018
“Be still, and know that I am God: I will be exalted among the heathen, I will be exalted in the earth.” (Psalms 46:10 AKJV)

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

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

Don’t be lazy. Be faithful and industrious.

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

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

Sunday, March 11, 2018
“Be not you afraid when one is made rich, when the glory of his house is increased; For when he dies he shall carry nothing away: his glory shall not descend after him.” (Psalms 49:16-17 AKJV)

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

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

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

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

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

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

God will answer this kind of praying.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Prayer will save us a lot of trouble.

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

Don’t let pride ruin your day or your life.
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
“The fool has said in his heart, There is no God. Corrupt are they, and have done abominable iniquity: there is none that does good.” (Psalms 53:1 AKJV)

God is and He is keeping tabs on us.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

January 14 - February 17, 2018

Sunday, January 14, 2018
“The angel of the LORD encamps round about them that fear him, and delivers them.” (Psalms 34:7 AKJV)

Fear God and experience His provisions for you.

Monday, January 15, 2018
“O taste and see that the LORD is good: blessed is the man that trusts in him.” (Psalms 34:8 AKJV)

This is my testimony. God is good. Follow Him and His will for your life.

Tuesday, January 16, 2018
“O fear the LORD, you his saints: for there is no want to them that fear him.” (Psalms 34:9 AKJV)

God takes cares of His own.

Wednesday, January 17, 2018
“He is not here: for he is risen, as he said. Come, see the place where the Lord lay.” (Matthew 28:6 AKJV)

Jesus is alive. He conquered sin, death and the grave. Put your life in His capable Hands.

Thursday, January 18, 2018
“And Jesus came and spoke to them, saying, All power is given to me in heaven and in earth.” (Matthew 28:18 AKJV)

All authority belongs to the resurrected Lord Jesus. He is coming back and all will one day recognize this.

Friday, January 19, 2018
“Go you therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost:” (Matthew 28:19 AKJV)

This is God’s assignment for all who follow Jesus. Share the Good News.

Saturday, January 20, 2018
“The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom: and the knowledge of the holy is understanding.” (Proverbs 9:10 AKJV)

Do you want to be wise? Follow the instructions above.

Sunday, January 21, 2018
“Come, you children, listen to me: I will teach you the fear of the LORD.” (Psalms 34:11 AKJV)

All parents would do well to follow the teaching above.

Monday, January 22, 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)

God can heal our broken hearts and our sinful behavior. Pray. He will listen.

Tuesday, January 23, 2018
“Many are the afflictions of the righteous: but the LORD delivers him out of them all.” (Psalms 34:19 AKJV)

Hard times come to God’s people too. God is faithful to help us in the time of need.

Wednesday, January 24, 2018
“And he healed many that were sick of divers diseases, and cast out many devils; and suffered not the devils to speak, because they knew him.” (Mark 1:34 AKJV)

Jesus still has the power to heal and deliver. He can work in your life too.

Thursday, January 25, 2018
“And in the morning, rising up a great while before day, he went out, and departed into a solitary place, and there prayed.” (Mark 1:35 AKJV)

Jesus prayed. So should we.

Friday, January 26, 2018
“I will give you thanks in the great congregation: I will praise you among much people.” (Psalms 35:18 AKJV)

Let praise and worship be a part of your life. Be in church this Sunday.

Saturday, January 27, 2018
“Treasures of wickedness profit nothing: but righteousness delivers from death.” (Proverbs 10:2 AKJV)

It can get any plainer than this. What will you do?

Sunday, January 28, 2018
“But he that shall blaspheme against the Holy Ghost has never forgiveness, but is in danger of eternal damnation. Because they said, He has an unclean spirit.” (Mark 3:29-30 AKJV)

Don’t reject the witness of the Holy Spirit to the truth and purpose of Jesus who came to be the Savior of the world. It will have eternal consequences.

Monday, January 29, 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)

Relationship with the Lord is truly a blessing from God.

Tuesday, January 30, 2018
“Cease from anger, and forsake wrath: fret not yourself in any wise to do evil.” (Psalms 37:8 AKJV)

Let it go. God will take care of you.

Wednesday, January 31, 2018
“For evildoers shall be cut off: but those that wait on the LORD, they shall inherit the earth.” (Psalms 37:9 AKJV)

Where do you stand?

Thursday, February 1, 2018
“I have been young, and now am old; yet have I not seen the righteous forsaken, nor his seed begging bread.” (Psalms 37:25 AKJV)

God is faithful. He will take care of His own.

Friday, February 2, 2018
“The memory of the just is blessed: but the name of the wicked shall rot.” (Proverbs 10:7 AKJV)

How will you be remembered?

Saturday, February 3, 2018
“He that walks uprightly walks surely: but he that perverts his ways shall be known.” (Proverbs 10:9 AKJV)

Integrity will pay great dividends.

Sunday, February 4, 2018
“As soon as Jesus heard the word that was spoken, he said to the ruler of the synagogue, Be not afraid, only believe.” (Mark 5:36 AKJV)
You have a choice. Fear or faith in God. Which will it be?

Monday, February 5, 2018
“LORD, make me to know my end, and the measure of my days, what it is: that I may know how frail I am.” (Psalms 39:4 AKJV)

Life is short. Are you ready for eternity?

Tuesday, February 6, 2018
“Hatred stirs up strifes: but love covers all sins.” (Proverbs 10:12 AKJV)

Let love win the day.

Wednesday, February 7, 2018
“And he has put a new song in my mouth, even praise to our God: many shall see it, and fear, and shall trust in the LORD.” (Psalms 40:3 AKJV)

He did for me. He can do it for you.
Thursday, February 8, 2018
“Blessed is that man that makes the LORD his trust, and respects not the proud, nor such as turn aside to lies.” (Psalms 40:4 AKJV)

Be blessed. Trust in the Lord.

Friday, February 9, 2018
“He answered and said to them, Well has Esaias prophesied of you hypocrites, as it is written, This people honors me with their lips, but their heart is far from me.” (Mark 7:6 AKJV)

Does this describe you? Are you happy with your answer?
Saturday, February 10, 2018
“For from within, out of the heart of men, proceed evil thoughts, adulteries, fornications, murders, Thefts, covetousness, wickedness, deceit, lasciviousness, an evil eye, blasphemy, pride, foolishness:” (Mark 7:21-22 AKJV)

This is not a pretty picture but it is an accurate picture. We all need God’s forgiveness.

Sunday, February 11, 2018
“For the life of the flesh is in the blood: and I have given it to you on the altar to make an atonement for your souls: for it is the blood that makes an atonement for the soul.” (Leviticus 17:11 AKJV)

In the New Testament Jesus, the Son of God shed His blood so that we could be forgiven. Praise the Lord!
Monday, February 12, 2018
“You shall not lie with mankind, as with womankind: it is abomination.” (Leviticus 18:22 AKJV)

God said it.

Tuesday, February 13, 2018
“Blessed is he that considers the poor: the LORD will deliver him in time of trouble.” (Psalms 41:1 AKJV)

God will take care of those who take care of others.

Wednesday, February 14, 2018
“Speak to all the congregation of the children of Israel, and say to them, You shall be holy: for I the LORD your God am holy.” (Leviticus 19:2 AKJV)

God’s people should be like Him.

Thursday, February 15, 2018
“You shall fear every man his mother, and his father, and keep my sabbaths: I am the LORD your God.” (Leviticus 19:3 AKJV)

God’s plan is always the best plan. We would do well to heed His Word.

Friday, February 16, 2018
“And you shall not glean your vineyard, neither shall you gather every grape of your vineyard; you shall leave them for the poor and stranger: I am the LORD your God.” (Leviticus 19:10 AKJV)

Don’t spend all you have. We all should be ready and able to help those in need.

Saturday, February 17, 2018
“You shall not steal, neither deal falsely, neither lie one to another.” (Leviticus 19:11 AKJV)

This would take care of a lot of social ills. God’s way is the best way. 

December 10, 2017 - January 13, 2018

Sunday, December 10, 2017
“Jesus said to him, You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind. This is the first and great commandment.” (Matthew 22:37-38 AKJV)

God wants our love more than anything else.

Monday, December 11, 2017
“And the second is like to it, You shall love your neighbor as yourself.” (Matthew 22:39 AKJV)

If we truly love the Lord, we will love others.

Tuesday, December 12, 2017
“You shall have no other gods before me.” (Exodus 20:3 AKJV)

There is only one true God and He is the God of the Bible.
Wednesday, December 13, 2017
“You shall not take the name of the LORD your God in vain; for the LORD will not hold him guiltless that takes his name in vain.” (Exodus 20:7 AKJV)

God’s name should be honored and praised.

Thursday, December 14, 2017
“Remember the sabbath day, to keep it holy.” (Exodus 20:8 AKJV)

God has a reason for this. Honor Him by honoring the Sabbath. You will be blessed if you do.

Friday, December 15, 2017
“Honor your father and your mother: that your days may be long on the land which the LORD your God gives you.” (Exodus 20:12 AKJV)

Isn’t it time we got back to God’s plan for marriage and family. Neglecting this truth has caused untold damage.

Saturday, December 16, 2017
“You shall not kill.” (Exodus 20:13 AKJV)

Life is sacred from the womb to the tomb.

Sunday, December 17, 2017
“You shall not commit adultery.” (Exodus 20:14 AKJV)

Marriage calls for loyalty and fidelity. God knows what He is talking about.
Monday, December 18, 2017
“You shall not steal.” (Exodus 20:15 AKJV)

We should respect the possessions of others.

Tuesday, December 19, 2017
“You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor.” (Exodus 20:16 AKJV)

Respect the truth and reputation of others. Always speak the truth.

Wednesday, December 20, 2017
“You shall not covet your neighbor’s house, you shall not covet your neighbor’s wife, nor his manservant, nor his maidservant, nor his ox, nor his ass, nor any thing that is your neighbor’s.” (Exodus 20:17 AKJV)

Envy and greed are both a sin.

Thursday, December 21, 2017
“The LORD is my strength and my shield; my heart trusted in him, and I am helped: therefore my heart greatly rejoices; and with my song will I praise him.” (Psalms 28:7 AKJV)

Trust God. You will be glad you did.

Friday, December 22, 2017
“Then shall they deliver you up to be afflicted, and shall kill you: and you shall be hated of all nations for my name’s sake.” (Matthew 24:9 AKJV)

Christians should not be surprised when persecution comes. Jesus said it was a possibility.

Saturday, December 23, 2017
“And this gospel of the kingdom shall be preached in all the world for a witness to all nations; and then shall the end come.” (Matthew 24:14 AKJV)

The time is near. Jesus is coming back. Are you ready?

Sunday, December 24, 2017
“For as the lightning comes out of the east, and shines even to the west; so shall also the coming of the Son of man be.” (Matthew 24:27 AKJV)

The time to get right with God is now. Tomorrow may be too late.

Monday, December 25, 2017
“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 the only One who can save us from our sins. Give your life to Him.

Tuesday, December 26, 2017
“For to you is born this day in the city of David a Savior, which is Christ the Lord.” (Luke 2:11 AKJV)

Celebrate Jesus! He is the Savior of all who come to Him.
Wednesday, December 27, 2017
“The LORD will give strength to his people; the LORD will bless his people with peace.” (Psalms 29:11 AKJV)

Do you need strength and peace? Turn to the Lord and He will provide.

Thursday, December 28, 2017
“For as in the days that were before the flood they were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage, until the day that Noe entered into the ark, And knew not until the flood came, and took them all away; so shall also the coming of the Son of man be.” (Matthew 24:38-39 AKJV)

Life will seem normal and then the end will come. Jesus is coming back.

Friday, December 29, 2017
“O LORD my God, I cried to you, and you have healed me.” (Psalms 30:2 AKJV)

Pray. Ask God to intervene on your behalf. God still answers prayer.

Saturday, December 30, 2017
“For his anger endures but a moment; in his favor is life: weeping may endure for a night, but joy comes in the morning.” (Psalms 30:5 AKJV)

Hang on. God is still in control. You can depend on Him.

Sunday, December 31, 2017
“Watch and pray, that you enter not into temptation: the spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak.” (Matthew 26:41 AKJV)

Pray. It saves a lot of pain and heartache.
Monday, January 1, 2018
“Blessed is he whose transgression is forgiven, whose sin is covered.” (Psalms 32:1 AKJV)

It is a joy to be forgiven by the Lord. He will forgive you too if you repent and turn to Him.

Tuesday, January 2, 2018
“Many sorrows shall be to the wicked: but he that trusts in the LORD, mercy shall compass him about.” (Psalms 32:10 AKJV)

You have a choice. Which will it be?
Wednesday, January 3, 2018
“Be glad in the LORD, and rejoice, you righteous: and shout for joy, all you that are upright in heart.” (Psalms 32:11 AKJV)

The Christian faith is a joyful faith. Join in the celebration. Crown Jesus Lord of your life.

Thursday, January 4, 2018
“And Peter remembered the word of Jesus, which said to him, Before the cock crow, you shall deny me thrice. And he went out, and wept bitterly.” (Matthew 26:75 AKJV)

Peter was broken about his sin. Are we?

Friday, January 5, 2018
“For the word of the LORD is right; and all his works are done in truth.” (Psalms 33:4 AKJV)

We can always count on God to do the right thing. Have faith in God.

Saturday, January 6, 2018
“Let all the earth fear the LORD: let all the inhabitants of the world stand in awe of him.” (Psalms 33:8 AKJV)

The fear of the Lord is a healthy and helpful attitude. It puts life in its right perspective.

Sunday, January 7, 2018
“The LORD brings the counsel of the heathen to nothing: he makes the devices of the people of none effect.” (Psalms 33:10 AKJV)

God Wins!

Monday, January 8, 2018
“Blessed is the nation whose God is the LORD; and the people whom he has chosen for his own inheritance.” (Psalms 33:12 AKJV)

When a nation walks with God, it will be blessed.

Tuesday, January 9, 2018
“Take heed to yourself, lest you make a covenant with the inhabitants of the land where you go, lest it be for a snare in the middle of you:” (Exodus 34:12 AKJV)

Don’t make partnerships with those who do not hold to serving the Lord.

Wednesday, January 10, 2018
“The LORD looks from heaven; he beholds all the sons of men.” (Psalms 33:13 AKJV)

We can’t hide from God. He made us and knows us. Is He happy with what He sees?

Thursday, January 11, 2018
“Now when the centurion, and they that were with him, watching Jesus, saw the earthquake, and those things that were done, they feared greatly, saying, Truly this was the Son of God.” (Matthew 27:54 AKJV)

Have you made the glorious discovery that Jesus is the Son of God? I have and it is truly life saving.
Friday, January 12, 2018
“Reprove not a scorner, lest he hate you: rebuke a wise man, and he will love you.” (Proverbs 9:8 AKJV)

Can we take rebuke or do we greet it with contempt? Think it over.
Saturday, January 13, 2018
“I sought the LORD, and he heard me, and delivered me from all my fears.” (Psalms 34:4 AKJV)

Praise God. He is faithful. He does what He says He will do. 

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