Tag Archives: Death

November 12 – Ready to Face the Last Judgment?

Jeremiah 51-52 Hebrews 9 “Just as everyone must die once and then be judged, so Christ was offered as a sacrifice one time to take away the sins of many people. And he will come a second time, not to … Continue reading

Posted in Devotional Thoughts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

October 30 – If I’m OK Anyway, Why the Cross?

Jeremiah 20-21 2 Timothy 4 “I give you a command in the presence of God and Christ Jesus, the One who will judge the living and the dead, and by his coming and his kingdom: Preach the Good News. Be … Continue reading

Posted in Devotional Thoughts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

September 9 – An Aroma Pleasing to God or the Stench of Death

oops…I did it again. I forgot to work on this after church yesterday and didn’t get it done. Here’s yesterday’s post today. Today’s post will be later. Proverbs 6-7 2 Corinthians 2 “To those who are lost, we are the … Continue reading

Posted in Devotional Thoughts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

September 6 – Death! You Ain’t Got No Game!

Psalm 148-150 1 Corinthians 15:29-58 “’Death, where is your victory? Death, where is your pain?’ Death’s power to hurt is sin, and the power of sin is the law. But we thank God! He gives us the victory through our … Continue reading

Posted in Devotional Thoughts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

August 4 – The Answer, Of Course, Is Jesus

Late today because I hit the ground running and haven’t had a chance to write until now. Psalm 66-67 Romans 7 “You might think I am saying that sin and the law are the same thing. That is not true. … Continue reading

Posted in Devotional Thoughts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

August 2 – The Greater The Sin, The More The Grace

Psalm 60-62 Romans 5 “The law came to make sin worse. But when sin grew worse, God’s grace increased. Sin once used death to rule us, but God gave people more of his grace so that grace could rule by … Continue reading

Posted in Devotional Thoughts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

July 24 – But Paul Said That He Is Still Alive

Psalm 35-36 Acts 25 “They stood up and accused him, but not of any serious crime as I thought they would. The things they said were about their own religion and about a man named Jesus who died. But Paul … Continue reading

Posted in Devotional Thoughts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

May 29 – It Was (Figuratively) the Best of Times, It Was (Literally) the Worst of Times

2 Chronicles 7-9 John 11:1-29 “Jesus said, ‘Your brother will rise and live again.’ Martha answered, ‘I know that he will rise and live again in the resurrection on the last day.’” (John 11:23-24 NCV) Sometimes, Jesus is easy to … Continue reading

Posted in Devotional Thoughts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

May 6 – When God Doesn’t Meet Our Expectations

1 Kings 21-22 Luke 23:26-56 “When all the people who had gathered there to watch saw what happened, they returned home, beating their chests because they were so sad.” (Luke 23:48 NCV) The crucifixion has so many lessons for us. … Continue reading

Posted in Devotional Thoughts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

April 8 – The Weapon of Hatred

1 Samuel 10-12 Luke 9:37-62 “When James and John, followers of Jesus, saw this, they said, ‘Lord, do you want us to call fire down from heaven and destroy those people?’” (Luke 9:54) If the last enemy to be destroyed … Continue reading

Posted in Devotional Thoughts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,