The Beauty of Christ

Scripture There was nothing beautiful or majestic about His appearance,     nothing to attract us to Him. ~Isaiah 53:2, NLT Quote There is no love so great and wonderful as that which is in the heart of Christ. ~Jonathan Edwards It is a fact, we humans are attracted to beauty. No one takes a vacation to…

Amazing Grace

Scripture “Come to Me, all of you who are weary and loaded down with burdens, and I will give you rest.” ~Matthew 11:28, ISV Quote Of all our miseries, sin is the greatest, and while you look upon it as such, Christ will look upon it as such also. ~Thomas Goodwin Before I picked up…

The Greatest Mystery

Scripture The Word became flesh and lived among us. We gazed on his glory, the kind of glory that belongs to the Father’s uniquely existing Son, who is full of grace and truth. ~John 1:14, ISV Quote The greatest mystery is not the atonement or the resurrection; it is the incarnation. ~J. I. Packer {Knowing…

The Great Reversal

Scripture  If you unintentionally touch anything of human origin that is unclean, whatever it may be, you are guilty as soon as you realize what you have done. ~Leviticus 5:3, GNB Quote The miracle of Christ were not an interruption of the natural order, but the restoration of the natural order. ~Jurgen Moltmann In the…

Character Counts

Scripture Integrity will lead you to success, but treachery will destroy your dreams. ~Proverbs 11:3, TPT Quote Our life pursuits will reflect our character and personal integrity. ~Franklin Graham If you can remember the Bill {Slick Willy} Clinton’s licentious escapades, you will remember how vehemently the media and the democrats defended his indecent behavior. They said, “It…

Presumption

Scripture Go ahead and make all the plans you want, but it’s the Lord who will ultimately direct your steps. ~Proverbs 16:1, TPT Quote No one can fulfill their plans without God’s help. ~Chuck Swindoll It is not a sin to plan or to think ahead, the sin is to presume that we can accomplish our…

Pride And Perversity

Scripture Wisdom pours into you when you begin to hate every form of evil in your life, for that’s what worship and fearing God is all about. Then you will discover that your pompous pride and perverse speech are the very ways of wickedness that I hate!” ~Proverbs 8:13, TPT Quote The chief characteristic of counterfeit holiness is pride or…

Joy

Scripture I have told you these things so that My joy may be in you, and your joy may be complete. ~John 15:11, NET Quote “The surest mark of a Christian is not faith, or even love, but joy.” ~Samuel Shoemaker I read six or seven devotionals each day and when a subject comes up…

Temptation

Scripture Do not enter the path of the wicked, and do not walk in the way of the evil. Avoid it; do not go on it; turn away from it and pass on. ~Proverbs 4:14-15, ESV Quote Scripture is the best antidote to lustful temptation. ~Chuck Swindoll The Bible is a law book; it gives us a guide…

The Work Of The Holy Spirit

Scripture “But when the Helper comes, whom I will send to you from the Father, the Spirit of truth, who proceeds from the Father, He will bear witness about Me. ~John 15:26, ESV Quote It is an extraordinary thing that those who profess to care so much about Christ should know and care so little…