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The Heartbeat Of Jesus

Posted on Aug 31 , 2012 in Daily Devotional

TODAY’S VERSE “Share with God’s people who are in need. Practice hospitality.” Romans 12:13 (NIV) TODAY’S THOUGHT Loving others is the call of every Christian. It is the essence of what Jesus stood for. It is the “proof” that what we believe is true. Paul is writing to the church in Rome that they must […]

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Options

Posted on Aug 30 , 2012 in Daily Devotional

TODAY’S VERSE “Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer.” Romans 12:12 (NIV) TODAY’S THOUGHT When things go bad, plans fail, sickness comes, and the economy tanks, there are options. You could despair, get angry, quit or curse God. You could deny what happened or blame others. You could get depressed, despondent or […]

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Renew Me

Posted on Aug 29 , 2012 in Daily Devotional

TODAY’S VERSE “We are hard pressed on every side, but not crushed; perplexed, but not in despair; persecuted, but not abandoned; struck down, but not destroyed. – Therefore we do not lose heart. Though outwardly we are wasting away, yet inwardly we are being renewed day by day.” II Corinthians 4:8,9,16 (NIV) TODAY’S THOUGHT What […]

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Zeal

Posted on Aug 28 , 2012 in Daily Devotional

TODAY’S VERSE “Never be lacking in zeal, but keep your spiritual fervor, serving the Lord.” (NIV) Romans 12:11 (NIV) TODAY’S THOUGHT As much as we want, we cannot live on last week’s provisions. Sooner or later we need to do something to replace the food and water that we have already consumed. Paul knew that […]

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Living Love

Posted on Aug 27 , 2012 in Daily Devotional

TODAY’S VERSE “Be devoted to one another in brotherly love. Honor one another above yourselves.” Romans 12:10 (NIV)   TODAY’S THOUGHT Paul starts Romans 12 by telling us to present ourself as a living sacrifice to God. Then he shares how we can do it. We serve God sacrificially by loving one another. It is […]

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Love Others

Posted on Aug 24 , 2012 in Daily Devotional

TODAY’S VERSE “If your enemy is hungry, give him food to eat; if he is thirsty, give him water to drink.” Romans 12:20 (NIV) TODAY’S THOUGHT Paul quoted this verse from the book of Proverbs. It exemplified the way Christ wanted us to live. Paul preceded this proverb with, “Do not repay anyone evil for […]

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God Is So Good

Posted on Aug 23 , 2012 in Daily Devotional

TODAY’S VERSE “O Lord, you are so good, so ready to forgive, so full of unfailing love for all who ask for your help. Listen closely to my prayer, O LORD; hear my urgent cry. I will call to you whenever I’m in trouble, and you will answer me.” Psalms 86:5-7 (NLT) TODAY’S THOUGHT When […]

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Really Knowing

Posted on Aug 22 , 2012 in Daily Devotional

TODAY’S VERSE “I keep asking that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the glorious Father, may give you the Spirit of wisdom and revelation, so that you may know him better. I pray also that the eyes of your heart may be enlightened in order that you may know the hope to which he […]

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Dear Jesus

Posted on Aug 21 , 2012 in Daily Devotional

TODAY’S VERSE “But what about you?” he asked. “Who do you say I am?”  Simon Peter answered, “You are the Christ, the Son of the living God.” Matthew 16:15-16 (NIV) TODAY’S THOUGHT Who do you think Christ was? Who do you think He is today? It matters what you think. Was He just a good […]

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Grace

Posted on Aug 20 , 2012 in Daily Devotional

TODAY’S VERSE “God saved you by his grace when you believed. And you can’t take credit for this; it is a gift from God. Salvation is not a reward for the good things we have done, so none of us can boast about it.” Ephesians 2:8-9 (NLT) TODAY’S THOUGHT Where would we be if we […]