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  • Five Keys to Unlocking GOD’s Will

    The following short reminder was given to me in a company meeting last week by Jay Wolf, pastor of First Baptist Church in Montgomery, AL. One of the most often asked questions is: “What is God’s will for my life?” The 5 Keys: Prayer Mark 1:35 Philippians 4:6-7 GOD’s Word Psalm 119:105 Joshua 1:8 Counselors Proverbs…

  • Guard Your Heart (How to Keep Yourself from Sin)

    The Bible is full of wisdom about man’s heart. Not the blood-pumping one, the one that controls our emotions, feelings, motivations and reason. Consider the instructions of Solomon: 20 My son, pay attention to what I say; turn your ear to my words.21 Do not let them out of your sight, keep them within your…

  • October 11 – Ezra Reads the Law of Moses

    Reading Neh. 8:1-10:39 Devotional On the first day of the seventh month in the year 444 B.C., the Israelites gathered in Jerusalem as Ezra read the Law of Moses. Here’s what the Bible says about these events: 1 Now all the people gathered together as one man in the open square that was in front…

  • October 8 – Nehemiah Starts Rebuilding Jerusalem’s Walls

    Reading Neh. 1:1-3:32 Devotional Nehemiah was the cupbearer for Artaxerxes, king of Persia. Although it might not sound important, the king’s cupbearer was one of his most trusted servants. Many kings were killed by someone mixing poison in their drinks, so the cupbearer would drink from the king’s cup prior to the king in order…

  • August 12 – GOD Rebukes False Prophets

    Reading Jer. 23:9-40 Devotional Jeremiah was incredibly distraught by the ongoing messages of the false prophets. He said: 9 My heart within me is broken Because of the prophets; All my bones shake. I am like a drunken man, And like a man whom wine has overcome, Because of the LORD, And because of His…

  • August 7 – Jehoiakim Burns Jeremiah’s Scroll

    Reading Jer. 36:1-4; 45:1-5; 36:5-32 Devotional After 23 years of Jeremiah’s prophesying GOD told him to write down all of the words GOD had given him over the years in a scroll, that perhaps the people of Judah would hear of the coming disasters GOD was bringing upon them and turn from their evil ways…

  • February 16 – Parents, Teach Your Kids

    Reading Deut. 4:44-49; 5:1-5a, 22-33; 6:1-25; 7:1-26; 8:1-20 Devotional  In giving his second speech to the Israelites, Moses said: And these words which I command you today shall be in your heart. You shall teach them diligently to your children, and shall talk of them when you sit in your house, when you walk by…