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Daily Devotions

Are you prepared for this question?

BIBLE MEDITATION: “But sanctify the Lord God in your hearts: and be ready always to give an answer to every man that asketh you a reason of the hope that is in you with meekness and fear.” 1 Peter 3:15 DEVOTIONAL THOUGHT: Sometimes during an interview a reporter may ask me, “Do you think a Jew without Jesus is lost?” If I say, “Yes,” then I will look like a racist or a bigot. If I say, “No,” then, ... Read More

What if you got a note like this?

BIBLE MEDITATION: “If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.” 1 John 1:9 DEVOTIONAL THOUGHT: A young preacher was called out of a life of sin to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ. While in the pulpit one day, he received a note in which someone had written all his past sins. In addition it read, “Aren’t you ashamed of yourself? And you’re up t... Read More

Are you in the Secret Service?

BIBLE MEDITATION: “For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth.” Romans 1:16 DEVOTIONAL THOUGHT: Are you ashamed to put a Bible on your desk at work? Are you ashamed to bow your head in the cafeteria? Are you ashamed to invite people to Jesus Christ? Are you ashamed of the One who died for you? A little boy had a dog, and someone asked him what kind of dog he ... Read More

Know anyone with these "nevers"?

BIBLE MEDITATION: “Holy, holy, holy, Lord God Almighty, which was, and is, and is to come.” Revelation 4:8 DEVOTIONAL THOUGHT: There has never been a man like the Lord Jesus. I was deeply stirred by these words, written by John Phillips about Jesus: “He never uttered a hasty, unkind, untrue, or frivolous word. He never entertained an impure thought. His talents never debased for selfish ends. His influence, never bad. His ju... Read More

Which is first? Handshake or the sword?

BIBLE MEDITATION: “. . . now yield your members servants to righteousness unto holiness.” Romans 6:19 DEVOTIONAL THOUGHT: After a splendid victory at sea, Lord Nelson confronted the French admiral who was surrendering. Dressed in all his regalia, the admiral approached Nelson to surrender. With his sword swinging by his side, the admiral put out his hand to the British commander. Lord Nelson stepped back and said, “Your sword first.” Lo... Read More

Do you follow a "was" or an "IS"?

BIBLE MEDITATION: “I am He that liveth, and was dead; and, behold, I am alive for evermore.” Revelation 1:18 DEVOTIONAL THOUGHT: I went to see Lenin’s tomb when I was in Moscow. He is sealed in a crystal case. You can see his waxen face and his trimmed beard, and on that tomb these words are written: “He was the greatest leader of all peoples of all countries of all times. He was the lord of the new humanity. He was the savior of the world.” ... Read More

Will America join the graveyard of nations?

BIBLE MEDITATION: “Jesus answered and said...if ye shall say unto this mountain, Be thou removed, and be thou cast into the sea; it shall be done.” Matthew 21:21 DEVOTIONAL THOUGHT: When a nation loses its ability to discern morality, it embarks on a slippery slope toward self-destruction, especially when it comes to basic sexual morality. When a nation turns its back on the commands of God, He will say, “That’s the la... Read More

Do you know your family's spiritual heritage?

BIBLE MEDITATION: “That they might set their hope in God, and not forget the works of God, but keep His commandments.” Psalm 78:7 DEVOTIONAL THOUGHT: On June 8, 1845, Andrew Jackson said, “The Bible is the rock upon which our Republic rests.” Just a few years prior, in 1820, another of our forefathers, Daniel Webster, said, “Let us not forget the religious character of our origin.” In the days of our foundin... Read More

How long can you live without your air supply?

BIBLE MEDITATION: “If ye then be risen with Christ, seek those things which are above, where Christ sits on the right hand of God.” Colossians 3:1 DEVOTIONAL THOUGHT: First Peter 2:11 says we are aliens and strangers in this world. We are in the world, but  not of the world. We are twice-born folks in a world of once-born people, and we’re going to find ourselves going against the tide most of the time. We are citizens of anot... Read More

What happens 5 seconds after you die?

BIBLE MEDITATION: “We are confident, I say, and willing rather to be absent from the body, and to be present with the Lord.” 2 Corinthians 5:8 DEVOTIONAL THOUGHT: A man named Solomon Peas died. His tombstone in London reads: “Beneath these clouds and beneath these trees Lies the body of Solomon Peas. But this ain’t Peas - it’s just the pod. Peas shelled out and went to God.” I like that. That’s what your body is. It’s just a po... Read More