Archive for the ‘devotional’ Category

Luke 11:9–10: “And I say to you, ask, and...

November 21st, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
These familiar verses teach us that we need to persist in prayer—asking, seeking, and ...

Luke 10:38–39: “Now it happened as they went...

November 20th, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
In Luke 10, we see Jesus discussing the 2 great commandments of Scripture with ...

Luke 9:37–38: “Now it happened on the next...

November 19th, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Notice how quickly a spiritual test came after the great spiritual high that had ...

Luke 8:53–55: “And they ridiculed Him, knowing...

November 18th, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
We find here another tender, affectionate moment as Jesus touched the dead body of ...

Luke 7:13–15: “When the Lord saw her, He...

November 17th, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
That short phrase, "He had compassion on her," catches our attention and gives us ...

Luke 6:10–11: “And when He had looked around...

November 16th, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Dr Luke doesn't want the reader to miss the fact that Jesus was "looking ...

Luke 5:18–20: “Then behold, men brought on...

November 15th, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
This is a beautiful picture of what each of us who believes in Jesus ...

Luke 4:3–4: “And the devil said to Him, ‘If...

November 14th, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Satan used 3 kinds of temptation against Jesus, and he still uses the same ...

Luke 3:5–6: “Every valley shall be filled...

November 13th, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
John the Baptist quoted Isaiah 40:4, which described something that was a common occurrence ...

Luke 2:27–30: “So he [Simeon] came by the...

November 12th, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Patiently waiting for God to answer prayers is difficult for most believers. In Luke ...

Luke 1:5–7: “There was in the days of Herod,...

November 11th, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
In the New Testament Book of James, chapter 4 teaches us that sometimes our ...

Mark 16:15: “And He said to them, ‘Go...

November 10th, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
"The Great Commission" is a penetrating command in Scripture, second only to "You must ...

Mark 15:21: “Then they compelled a certain...

November 9th, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
After Jesus was beaten and scourged, He was too weak to carry His cross, ...

Mark 14:6: “But Jesus said, ‘Let her...

November 8th, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
John 12:1–8 tells us this woman who poured expensive oil over Jesus was Mary, ...

Mark 13:1–2: “Then as He went out of the...

November 7th, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Peter, James, John, and Andrew approached Jesus later to ask more about His prediction ...

Mark 12:32–34: “So the scribe said to Him,...

November 6th, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Matthew 22:35 tells us that this scribe was a lawyer, an expert in the ...

Mark 11:25: “And whenever you stand praying,...

November 5th, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Jesus said, "And whenever you stand praying," because standing was the usual Hebrew posture ...

Mark 10:51–52: “And Jesus answered and said...

November 4th, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Don't you love the question Jesus asked Bartimaeus, the blind man who was calling ...

Mark 9:33–35: “Then He came to Capernaum....

November 3rd, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
The disciples' argument was along the lines of "which one of us gets to ...

Mark 8:22–23: “Then He came to Bethsaida;...

November 2nd, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Jesus took the blind man by the hand and led him away from the ...

Mark 7:26–28: “The woman was a Greek, a Syro-Phoenician...

November 1st, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
In that culture, this woman, who was asking Jesus to cast a demon out ...

Mark 6:4–5: “But Jesus said to them, ‘A...

October 31st, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
"He could do no mighty work there." The people's unbelief did not diminish God's ...

Mark 5:25–28: “Now a certain woman had a...

October 30th, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Jairus was a ruler in the synagogue, and he came and asked Jesus to ...

Mark 4:40–41: “But He said to them, ‘Why...

October 29th, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Jesus and His disciples were crossing the Sea of Galilee by boat, when a ...

Mark 3:4–5: “Then He said to them, ‘Is...

October 28th, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Jesus asked 2 things to expose the hearts of the Pharisees. The first question ...

Mark 2:9–11: “Which is easier, to say to...

October 27th, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Humanity's deepest need is not for fairness but for forgiveness. Forgiveness is powerful; it ...

Mark 1:40–41: “Now a leper came to Him, imploring...

October 26th, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Seeing a person with leprosy is very shocking; they are usually missing fingers and ...

Matthew 28:19–20: “Go therefore and make...

October 25th, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
In Jesus' day, disciples were learners who sat at the feet of their masters, ...

Matthew 27:54: “So when the centurion and those...

October 24th, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
There is no greater miracle than when God transforms someone, in a heartbeat, from ...

Matthew 26:33–34: “Peter answered and said...

October 23rd, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Peter meant every word of his bold declaration of faithfulness. But he didn't realize ...

Matthew 25:21: “His lord said to him, ‘Well...

October 22nd, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Jesus told several parables describing the kingdom of heaven, and in one he told ...