1.6.20 devotional thought: Our belief about God determines how we live. God is good, loving, and in control.

Photo by Sincerely Media on Unsplash Passages for 1.5.20: Genesis 16-18; Mark 6. Remember the exchange Abraham had with God in Genesis 17? Here are several verses to refresh your memory: And God said to Abraham, “As for Sarai your wife, you shall not call her name Sarai, but Sarah shall be her name. I will bless her, and…

Daily devotion 1.5.20

Photo by Sincerely Media on Unsplash Passages for 1.5.20: Genesis 12-15; Psalm 148; Mark 5. In Mark 5:21-43 we read about two healings. The first was a woman with a twelve-year problem with a discharge of blood; she touched Jesus’ garment and was healed immediately. The other miracle was the resurrecting of Jairus’ daughter.  In verse 23 Mark…

Daily devotion 1.2.20

Photo by Sincerely Media on Unsplash Passages for 1.2.20: Genesis 3-5; Mark 2. Thoughts on Genesis 4. What does God do with Cain? He pursues him, just as He’s pursued many of you reading this. God doesn’t leave us in our sin. Meditate on that truth and think about all the ways God has not abandoned you but…

Daily Devotional 1.1.20

  Photo by Sincerely Media on Unsplash My (Nate’s) hope/aim is to share a brief word each day from the passages I’ve read in my time with Jesus. This year I’m reading through the Bible. I did this for several years but in the last two years, I took a break and did a more concentrated reading through…

You Can Memorize Scripture!

You can memorize Scripture! One of the deepest, richest spiritual disciplines is memorizing Scripture. Memorization aids our fight against sin, reinforces the soul-stirring beauty of the gospel in our hearts, and, as Don Whitney says, is “like reinforcing steel to a sagging faith.” It allows us to store truth in our hearts to which we…