I’ve decided along with my daily devotional readings from various “Reading Lists” of which I have mentioned when I first began my journal earlier this year, I would like to go back to The Experiencing God series and journal on one unit each week for the next twelve weeks. What’s nice about doing this is that I can review and refresh what I learned in a great study and I’ll have scripture verses and topics that I can expand on in my devotional journal… Continue reading Change Up: Journaling from Experiencing God
Perhaps you work in a setting where God is not acknowledged, faith is mocked, and godless living is applauded. Maybe you feel that you are going into “a very dark place.”
Why not be a light (Eph. 5:8)—through your smiles, kind words and deeds, and diligent work. Ask God to bring opportunities to share the good news of Jesus Christ. – Dave Branon ODB devotional Continue reading Light and Darkness
Date: January 16, 2010 Tired? Be Yoked with Jesus Scripture Readings: Gen 32:13-34:31, Matt 11:7-30, Psalm 14:1-7, Proverbs 3:19-20 S – Scripture: Matt 11:28-30 Then Jesus said, “come to me, all of you who are weary and carry heavy burdens, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you. Let me teach you, because I am humble and gentle at heart, and you … Continue reading What is a Yoke?
Today’s Date: January 15, 2010 Will You be “Liked”, if you Deny Christ? Reading: Gen 31:17-32:12, Matt 10:24-11:6, Psalm 13:1-6, Proverbs 3:16-18 S – Scripture: “Everyone who acknowledges me publicly here on earth, I will also acknowledge before my Father in heaven. But everyone who denies me here on earth, I will also deny before my Father in heaven.” Mt 10:32-33 O – Observation: Jesus … Continue reading Will You be Liked, if you Deny Christ?
Today’s Date: January 14, 2010 The Sin Buildup (ODB) Reading: Gen 30-31:16, Matt 10:1-23, Psalm 12:1-8, Proverbs 3:13-15 & Our Daily Bread (ODB): II Corin 4:7 S – Scripture: We have this treasure in earthen vessels that the excellence of the power may be of God and not of us. —2 Corinthians 4:7 O – Observation: The daily devotions from ODB made me think about … Continue reading Don't Let Sin Build-Up
Today’s Date: January 13, 2010 Are You Open to Discipline? Reading: Gen 28 – 29:35, Matt 9:18-38, Psalm 11:1-7, Proverbs 3:11-12 S – Scripture: Proverbs 3:11-12 “My child, don’t reject the Lord’s discipline, and don’t be upset when he corrects you. For the Lord corrects those he loves, just as a father corrects a child in whom he delights.” O – Observation: I … Continue reading Are You Open to Discipline?
Today’s Date: January 12, 2010 Honor the Lord Reading: Gen 26:17-27:46, Mt 9:1-17, Psalm 10:16-18, Proverbs 3:9-10 S – Scripture: “Honor the Lord with your wealth and with the best part of everything you produce. Then he will fill your barns with grain, and your vats will overflow with good wine.” Proverbs 3:9-10 O – Observation: Proverbs 3:9-10 are verses that show further benefit … Continue reading Honor God with Your Best
January 11, 2010 “Get Over Yourself” Reading: Gen 24:52-26:16, Mt 8:18-34, Psalm 10:1-15, Proverbs 3:7-8 S – Scripture: “ Don’t be impressed with your own wisdom. Instead, fear the Lord and turn away from evil.” Proverbs 3:7 O – Observation: “Don’t be impressed with your own wisdom.” If that don’t slap you in the face! Basically, ‘get over yourself.’ This is how I read this … Continue reading Get Over Yourself
Date: January 10, 2010 Title: Trusting in God, Not in Your Own Understanding Scripture Readings: Gen 23 – 24:51, Matt 8:1-17, Psalm 9:13-20, Prov 3:1-6 S – Scripture: “Trust in the Lord with all your heart; do not depend on your own understanding. Seek his will in all you do, and he will show you which path to take. –Proverbs 3:5-6 O – … Continue reading Trusting in God
Today’s Date: Jan 4, 2010 Reading: Gen 8-10, Matt 4:12-25, Psalm 4:1-8, Proverbs 1:20-23 Blackaby’s Experiencing God: Isaiah 66:2 Title: Trembling at God’s Word S – Scripture: “But on this one will I look: On him who is poor and of a contrite spirit, And who trembles at My word.” Isaiah 66:2 O – Observation: Blackaby shares a great devotion today that you can click … Continue reading Trembling at God's Word