Tag: saints

  • December 30 – Revelation (part 4)

    Reading Rev. 14:1-19:5 Devotional Today’s reading is full of symbolism and figurative language that can be quite difficult to understand. The text begins with the 144,000 redeemed souls—first mentioned in Rev. 7—praising Jesus with a new song that only they could learn. There was the sound of harpists playing harps which accompanied the song. GOD’s…

  • December 28 – Revelation (part 2)

    Reading Rev. 4:1-8:6 Devotional Chapters 4-5 of Revelation are my favorite passages in all the Bibleā€”and the text from which the name of my Web site (chasingalion.com) originated. In these two chapters, we get a glimpse into the beauty and majesty that is present in heaven, in GOD’s throne room. The vision begins with John…

  • November 28 – 1 Thessalonians: Details of Jesus’ Return, Judgment

    Reading 1 Thess. 1:1-5:28 Devotional In around 51 A.D., Paul, Silas and Timothy wrote a letter to the Christians in Thessalonica, which was one of the cities they had visited and preached Jesus on the Second Missionary Journey. The letter deals with a number of topics, and its purpose is to encourage the brethren there…

  • May 14 – Solomon Dedicates the Temple

    Reading 2 Chron. 5:2-14; 6:1-35 1 Kings 8:46-53 2 Chron. 6:40-42 1 Kings 8:54-61 2 Chron. 7:1-10 Devotional Today’s reading is among my favorite Scripture. Now that the temple construction has been finished Solomon calls an assembly of all the elders of Israel, heads of the tribes, and the chiefs of the Israelite families. He has…

  • Church Notes: I’m a ‘Work in Progress’

    These are the notes from our 4/10/2011 church meeting. My understanding of some of these passages has changed. Leader: Philip Weatherford Assignment Our study will focus on “As a member of God’s kingdom, why will I never be more than a work in progress?”

  • March 9 – Moses Dies

    Reading Deut. 32:48-52; 33:1-29; 34:1-12 Devotional In today’s reading, the Scripture says: Then Moses went up from the plains of Moab to Mount Nebo, to the top of Pisgah, which is across from Jericho. And the LORD showed him all the land of Gilead as far as Dan, all Naphtali and the land of Ephraim and Manasseh,…