Tag: power

  • Biblical Principle #101: God Allows Suffering

    Biblical Principles List Principle God allows people to suffer. Explanation We have previously established that: Earth is filled with sin and the consequences of that sin. We experience it every day. One of the consequences of sin is more sin. Sin begets sin. For instance, when one sibling shoves the other, what does the second…

  • Book Review: The Power of a Praying Kid

    This post was written by Sandy Farmer. By: Stormie Omartian Published: July 1st 2005 by Harvest House Publishers 100 pages Genre: Christian Source: Personal Library ( Goodreads | Amazon | The Book Depository | Booksamillion.com ) Goodreads description—New from bestselling author Stormie Omartian! A look at prayer through little eyes. The Power of a Praying Kid…

  • Biblical Baptism, Part 17 (If a person dies on the way to be baptized, will they be saved?)

    If baptism is required for salvation, what happens if a believer gets killed on their way to be baptized? Will that person be saved? Welcome to part 17 of my biblical baptism series on baptism. Since these posts build on each other, here are links to the previous posts, in case you need to catch…

  • December 23 – The Roles of Christ

    Reading Heb. 1:1-6:12 Devotional Today we begin a three-day look at the book of Hebrews. This letter gets its name from the fact that it is clearly written to Christians with a Jewish background. We do not know the writer, the exact time it was written, nor the exact people to whom it was written.…

  • November 1 – Jesus Walks on Water

    Reading Mark 6:34; Luke 9:11b Mark 6:35-44; John 6:5-14 Mark 6:45-50; John 6:15-21 Matt. 14:28-33; Mark 6:51-52 Mark 6:53-56 John 6:22-71 Mark 7:1-13 Matt. 15:10-20; Mark 7:14-23 John 7:1 Devotional Today’s reading includes two amazing miracles Jesus performed: feeding over five thousand people with only five loaves of bread and two fish; and walking on…

  • October 24 – Jesus Begins the Great Galilean Ministry

    Reading Matt. 4:12-17; Luke 4:14-15 Luke 4:16-30 Luke 5:1-10a Matt. 4:18-22; Luke 5:10b-11 Mark 1:21-38 Matt. 4:23-25 Mark 1:40-45; 2:1-12 Devotional After Jesus heard that John the Baptist had been imprisoned by Herod, He returned to Galilee, staying in Capernaum. From this point forward Jesus began preaching repentance because the kingdom of heaven was near.…

  • September 15 – Wisdom Comes from GOD

    Reading Job 25:1-31:40 Devotional Job recalled earlier times in his life where he enjoyed prosperity and blessings from GOD, and he compared it to his current situation of suffering and pain. In the middle of this conversation, Job shares some important truths regarding wisdom. It is these thoughts that will serve as today’s devotional topic.…

  • September 10 – Longing for an Advocate

    Reading Job 8:1-10:22 Devotional When something happens to us, it is both natural and wise to question, “Why did this happen to me?” Often we can look at our own choices and identify that the reason we got where we are is because of a past decision—good or bad. That is called consequences. Our actions…

  • September 9 – Only GOD Knows Why

    Reading Job 4:1-7:21 Devotional Job’s three friends Eliphaz, Bildad and Zophar visited him in his turmoil. They sat with him 7 days and nights without saying a word. Finally, Eliphaz was the first to speak. He observed that only the wicked are destroyed and GOD punishes those who do evil and blesses the righteous. It…

  • 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…