Category Archives: Devotions

Jesus Only

Matthew 17:8 – And when they had lifted up their eyes, they saw no man, save Jesus only. This scene, a type of Christ’s Second Advent, was witnessed by those in the present (Peter, James, and John), those in the past (Moses and Elijah), and those eternal (the Father and the Son). As Jesus “prayed, more »

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Three Essentials

  1 Thessalonians 1:3 – Remembering without ceasing your work of faith, and labour of love, and patience of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ… In Paul’s first letter to the Thessalonians he commended their growth in three areas. These essential are not only vital to new believers but are necessary for Christian growth and more »

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Facing Yourself

Luke 15:17 – And when he came to himself… The main lesson in the story of the Prodigal Son is clearly that the Father will take you back if you return from the far country. But before you can face the Father you must face yourself. First, the prodigal had to face his choices (vss. more »

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How to Quit Worrying

Phil 4:6 – Be careful for nothing; but in every thing by prayer… The word “worry” is derived from an old German word “worgen” meaning “to choke.” This mental strangulation affects many Christians. Dr. Charles Mayo, the founder of the Mayo Clinic said, “I’ve never known a person to die of overwork, but many who more »

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The Valley of Sin

Genesis 14:10, 12 – And the vale of Siddim was full of slimepits; and the kings of Sodom and Gomorrah fled, and fell there…And they took Lot, Abram’s brother’s son, who dwelt in Sodom, and his goods, and departed. Lot is a type of lukewarm believer who doesn’t approve of the world but doesn’t leave more »

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