Category Archives: Devotional Thoughts

Daily devotional thoughts that come from my daily Bible reading

December 8 – Finding Ways to Help People in Need

Ephesians 4:17-32; Ezekiel 12-13; Isaiah 43 “Let him who stole steal no longer, but rather let him labor, working with his hands what is good, that he may have something to give him who has need.” (Ephesians 4:28 NKJV)  Behavior … Continue reading

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December 7 – Bringing True Justice to the World

Ephesians 4:1-16; Ezekiel 10-11; Isaiah 42 “Behold! My Servant whom I uphold, My Elect One in whom My soul delights! I have put My Spirit upon Him; He will bring forth justice to the Gentiles.” (Isaiah 42:1 NKJV)  Justice is … Continue reading

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December 6 – The Love of Christ, The Fullness of God

“..to know the love of Christ which passes knowledge; that you may be filled with all the fullness of God.” (Ephesians 3:19 NKJV)  Paul summed up his prayer for the Ephesians in this amazing statement. If you know the love … Continue reading

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December 5 – Preparing The Way of the Lord

Ephesians 2; Ezekiel 6-7; Isaiah 40 “The voice of one crying in the wilderness: ‘Prepare the way of the Lord; Make straight in the desert A highway for our God. Every valley shall be exalted And every mountain and hill … Continue reading

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December 4 – Two Beautiful, Unifying Words

Ephesians 1; Ezekiel 4-5; Psalm 150 “Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.” (Ephesians 1:2 NKJV) What beautiful words those two words are: grace and peace. It’s the grace of God that brings … Continue reading

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December 3 – You Never Do Bad When You Do Good

Galatians 6; Ezekiel 2-3; Psalm 149 “Therefore, as we have opportunity, let us do good to all, especially to those who are of the household of faith.” (Galatians 6:10 NKJV)  When we are in a relationship with Jesus Christ, we … Continue reading

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December 2 – The TLDR of the Book of Galatians

Galatians 5:16-26; Ezekiel 1; Psalm 148 “If we live in the Spirit, let us also walk in the Spirit.” (Galatians 5:25 NKJV) There’s an abbreviation people use when they’re telling a long story so that people can get the gist … Continue reading

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December 1 – Using Your Freedom Within God’s Limits

Galatians 5:1-15; Lamentations 5; Psalm 147 “For you, brethren, have been called to liberty; only do not use liberty as an opportunity for the flesh, but through love serve one another. For all the law is fulfilled in one word, … Continue reading

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November 30 – Finding Hope in God in the Midst of Utter Desolation

Galatians 4:21-31; Lamentations 3-4; Psalm 146 “This I recall to my mind, Therefore I have hope. Through the Lord’s mercies we are not consumed, Because His compassions fail not. They are new every morning; Great is Your faithfulness. ‘The Lord … Continue reading

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November 29 – Living as People Who Are One in Christ

Galatians 3:19-4:20; Lamentations 1-2; Psalm 145 “For as many of you as were baptized into Christ have put on Christ. There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free, there is neither male nor female; for you … Continue reading

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