Archive for the ‘devotional’ Category

Malachi 1:1–3: “The burden of the word of...

September 24th, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Malachi (who's name means messenger) was the last of the Old Testament prophets. He ...

Zechariah 14:8: “And in that day it shall be...

September 23rd, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
We love the phrase "living waters" here. It originally meant flowing water like from ...

Zechariah 13:7: “Awake, O sword, against My...

September 22nd, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Zechariah 11:17 described the worthless shepherd who doesn't take care of his flock, but ...

Zechariah 12:10: “And I will pour on the house...

September 21st, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
The way of salvation is explained here in the simplest of terms, and we ...

Zechariah 11:12–13: “Then I said to them,...

September 20th, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Zechariah asked those he was shepherding what they felt he was worth to them, ...

Zechariah 10:4: “From him comes the cornerstone,...

September 19th, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Judah's leadership had led God's people astray, and God was promising them that He ...

Zechariah 9:9,10,12: “Rejoice greatly, O daughter...

September 18th, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
The first and second comings of Jesus Christ are compressed here in these two ...

Zechariah 8:4–5: “Thus says the LORD of hosts:...

September 17th, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
After years and years of captivity and oppression, after the destruction of the city ...

Zechariah 7:9–10: “Thus says the LORD of...

September 16th, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Zechariah seemed to be directing this charge particularly to the judges of the people. ...

Zechariah 6:13: “Yes, He shall build the temple...

September 15th, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
The rebuilding of the temple was promised to Zerubbabel back in Zechariah 4:9, so ...

Zechariah 5:5: “Then the angel who talked with...

September 14th, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Zechariah was commanded to lift his eyes to see a vision God was giving ...

Zechariah 4:6,10: “So he answered and said...

September 13th, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
God reminded His people as they were attempting to rebuild the temple and were ...

Zechariah 3:10: “‘In that day,’...

September 12th, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
To "invite his neighbor under his vine" is a common Old Testament expression for ...

Zechariah 2:8: “For thus says the LORD of hosts:...

September 11th, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
This statement, "He sent Me after glory," predicted the New Testament revelation of Father ...

Zechariah 1:3: “Therefore say to them, ‘Thus...

September 10th, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
After 70 years of slavery in Babylon for ignoring His word, God brought His ...

Haggai 2:3–4: “‘Who is left among you...

September 9th, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Ezra 3 records the historical background that explains why the Lord asked: "Who is ...

Haggai 1:2: “Thus speaks the LORD of hosts,...

September 8th, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
After 70 years of captivity in Babylon, God began to bring His people back ...

Zephaniah 3:17: “The LORD your God in your...

September 7th, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
This verse is a wonder to every believer, and there is a popular praise ...

Zephaniah 2:3: “Seek the LORD, all you meek...

September 6th, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Through Zephaniah, God was telling the nations of the earth that there was a ...

Zephaniah 1:2: “‘I will utterly consume...

September 5th, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Zephaniah the prophet was related to the reigning King Josiah, which gave him access ...

Habakkuk 3:17–18: “Though the fig tree may...

September 4th, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
This verse is certainly worth memorizing for those times and storms and troubles that ...

Habakkuk 2:4: “Behold the proud, / His soul...

September 3rd, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
The first part of this verse, "Behold the proud," was a reference to the ...

Habakkuk 1:12–13: “Are You not from everlasting,...

September 2nd, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
God told His prophet Habakkuk that He was going to use the ungodly Chaldean ...

Nahum 3:7–8: “It shall come to pass that...

September 1st, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
We find an interesting spiritual history lesson here from the destruction of Nineveh, the ...

Nahum 2:2: “For the LORD will restore the excellence...

August 31st, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
We remember that the son of Isaac, Jacob (Hebrew 'Ya'akov' = to follow, as ...

Nahum 1:7: “The LORD is good, / A stronghold...

August 30th, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
This is a great verse to teach kids early in their journey along the ...

Micah 7:18–19: “Who is a God like You, /...

August 29th, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Micah's name in Hebrew means, "Who is like Yahweh," which underscores this section. No ...

Micah 6:8: “He has shown you, O man, what is...

August 28th, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Micah told God's people that God had already given them His word and revealed ...

Micah 5:2: “But you, Bethlehem Ephrathah /...

August 27th, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
This verse, which was written centuries before the Messiah came, clearly predicted that the ...

Micah 4:3: “He shall judge between many peoples,...

August 26th, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
This verse sounds familiar to most of us because it is also recorded in ...

Micah 3:12: “Therefore because of you / Zion...

August 25th, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Ultimately, in 586 BC, the Babylonian King Nebuchadnezzar destroyed Mount Zion, "the mountain of ...