Tag: anger

  • November 7 – Jesus Continues Teaching by Parables

    Reading Luke 13:22-18:14 Matt. 20:1-16 Devotional On His journey which eventually leads to Jerusalem, Jesus returned to Perea, the region where John the Baptist had been baptizing at the beginning of Jesus’ ministry. He taught many who came out to Him there and a lot of people believed on Him. It is here that Jesus…

  • October 28 – Jesus’ Strong Rebukes

    Reading Luke 11:37-54; 12:1-59; 13:1-17 Devotional Jesus is very much a loving Person. He is GOD and GOD is love (1 John 4:8). Jesus demonstrated His great love and compassion every day He walked the earth, healing and teaching others, giving of Himself. It is equally important that we recognize that Jesus was very direct…

  • October 26 – The Sermon on the Mount

    Reading Matt. 5:1-12 Luke 6:24-26 Matt. 5:13-42; Luke 6:27-31 Matt. 5:43-48; Luke 6:32-36 Matt. 6:1-34 Luke 6:37-42 Matt. 7:6-23; Luke 6:43-45 Matt. 7:24-27; Luke 6:46-49 Matt. 7:28-29 Devotional After Jesus selected 12 apostles from His disciples, people came from all over the country to listen to Jesus and to be healed of various illnesses and…

  • October 25 – Jesus Heals, Opposition Grows

    Reading Mark 2:13-14 Matt. 9:10-13; Luke 5:29-32 Luke 5:33-39 John 5:1-3, 5-47 Matt. 12:1-8; Mark 2:23-28 Matt. 12:9-14; Mark 3:1-6; Luke 6:6-11 Matt. 12:15-21; Mark 3:7-12 Luke 6:12-19 Devotional One day while walking along the Sea of Galilee and teaching a crowd, Jesus called Matthew, who was a tax collector, to come follow Him, and…

  • October 7 – The Cost of Repentance

    Reading Ezra 9:1-10:44 Devotional Not long after he arrived in Jerusalem, Ezra was told of a great problem among the people: many of them had married people from pagan nations (that is, nations who didn’t worship the one true GOD). This was a violation of the Law of Moses and had directly contributed to so…

  • October 4 – Esther Saves the Jews

    Reading Esther 5:1-10:3 Devotional Just as Esther said she would do, she went before King Xerxes without his request, on the third day. Xerxes was happy to see her and extended the golden scepter to her, sparing her life (recall that the penalty for approaching the Persian king without his request was death, unless he…

  • October 3 – Esther Becomes Queen

    Reading Esther 1:1-4:17 Devotional Around 480 B.C., a new king reigns in Persia—Xerxes. In the third year of his reign, Xerxes threw a banquet for his subjects. This banquet lasted seven days, and on the last day of the feast, Xerxes called for his wife, Queen Vashti, so that he might show her beauty to…

  • September 4 – The Fiery Furnace

    Reading Dan. 3:1-30 Devotional This is one of the greatest stories of faith bringing a victory in all of the Bible. Nebuchadnezzar set up a golden statue which was 90 feet tall and 9 feet wide—that’s as tall as a 9 story building. Then Nebuchadnezzar made a law that when the instrument sounded, everyone had…

  • September 1 – Bad Shepherds and The Good Shepherd

    Reading Eze. 33:21-33; 34:1-31; 35:1-15; 36:1-38 Devotional Throughout the Bible GOD frequently compares older men to shepherds and everyone else to sheep. In GOD’s design, older men should be wise and very experienced because they have lived a long time. They’ve seen a lot, learned from past mistakes and the mistakes of others, and therefore…

  • GOD is Longsuffering (Studying GOD’s Character)

    Let’s look at the longsuffering nature of GOD. The word “longsuffering” appears 16 times in the NKJV translation. The word “patient” appears 12 times. “Patience” is found 25 times. The Hebrew word translated “longsuffering” means “longsuffering patient, slow to anger.” GOD is slow to get angry. In other words, when we sin He is immediately…