Category Archives: Devotional Thoughts

Daily devotional thoughts that come from my daily Bible reading

June 24 – Dealing With Second-Hand Faith

Job 1-2 Acts 7:22-43 “‘But our ancestors did not want to obey Moses. They rejected him and wanted to go back to Egypt. They said to Aaron, “Make us gods who will lead us. Moses led us out of Egypt, … Continue reading

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June 23 – That’s The Way We’ve Always Done It

Esther 9-10 Acts 7:1-21 “Jacob’s sons became jealous of Joseph and sold him to be a slave in Egypt. But God was with him 10 and saved him from all his troubles. The king of Egypt liked Joseph and respected … Continue reading

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June 22 – Our Response to False Accusations

Esther 6-8 Acts 6 “But the Spirit was helping him to speak with wisdom, and his words were so strong that they could not argue with him. So they secretly urged some men to say, ‘We heard Stephen speak against … Continue reading

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June 21 – As A Matter of Fact, You Were Responsible

Esther 3-5 Acts 5:22-42 “Peter and the other apostles answered, “We must obey God, not human authority! You killed Jesus by hanging him on a cross. But God, the God of our ancestors, raised Jesus up from the dead!” (Acts … Continue reading

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June 20 – Dealing With Fake Faith

Esther 1-2 Acts 5:1-21 “Peter said, ‘Ananias, why did you let Satan rule your thoughts to lie to the Holy Spirit and to keep for yourself part of the money you received for the land? Before you sold the land, … Continue reading

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June 19 – No, It Isn’t All About Me

Nehemiah 12-13 Acts 4:23-37 “And now, Lord, listen to their threats. Lord, help us, your servants, to speak your word without fear. Show us your power to heal. Give proofs and make miracles happen by the power of Jesus, your … Continue reading

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June 18 – The Overwhelming, Reckless Power of God

Nehemiah 10-11 Acts 4:1-22 “We want all of you and all the people to know that this man was made well by the power of Jesus Christ from Nazareth. You crucified him, but God raised him from the dead. This … Continue reading

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June 17 – Let There Be Faith

Nehemiah 7-9 Acts 3 “It was faith in Jesus that made this crippled man well. You can see this man, and you know him. He was made completely well because of trust in Jesus, and you all saw it happen!” … Continue reading

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June 16 – What Binds Us Together is Greater

Nehemiah 4-7 Acts 2:22-47 “Peter said to them, ‘Change your hearts and lives and be baptized, each one of you, in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins. And you will receive the gift of the … Continue reading

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June 15 – Speak in the Language of Their Hearts

Nehemiah 1-3 Acts 2:1-21 “But Peter stood up with the eleven apostles, and in a loud voice he spoke to the crowd: ‘My fellow Jews, and all of you who are in Jerusalem, listen to me. Pay attention to what … Continue reading

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