Tag: seek GOD

  • October 29 – Jesus Taught in Parables

    Reading Matt. 13:1-30, 36-43 Mark 4:21-29 Matt. 13:31-33, 44-52, 34-35; Mark 4:33-34 Devotional Jesus taught in a number of different styles, but the most common teaching technique that He used was parables. A parable is a short story which illustrates a moral truth or principle, often by comparing things commonly found in nature or human…

  • October 6 – Ezra Leads the Second Return to Jerusalem

    Reading Ezra 7:1-7, 11-28; 8:15-32; 7:8-10; 8:1-14, 33-36 Devotional In the spring of 458 B.C., Ezra led a second wave of Israelites in returning to Jerusalem. GOD had put it in the heart of Artaxerxes, king of Persia, to bring honor to the temple and to extend favor to Ezra and the Jews. Artaxerxes sent…

  • July 18 – A Future of Hope

    Reading Isa. 54:4-56:12 Devotional Israel was as a bride to GOD. Despite having to punish her for her unfaithfulness, GOD still loved her as a husband. Today’s reading offers beautiful promises of a future filled with hope to the ones who will accept GOD’s invitation. These truths apply to us today just as much as…

  • July 4 – One Life to Live; Make it Count

    Reading 2 Chron. 29:3-36; 30:1-27; 31:1-21 Devotional Each of us has only one life to live. It’s one of the first lessons we learn—that people are born, they grow up, grow old and eventually they die—but it’s also one of the easiest lessons to forget. We easily get wrapped up in life’s little moments and,…

  • June 19 – GOD Stands Ever Ready to Forgive

    Reading Hos. 10:1-15; 11:1-13:16; 14:1-9 2 Kings 14:17; 2 Chron. 25:26-28 2 Kings 14:21; 15:1-2; 2 Chron. 26:1, 3 2 Chron. 26:4-5 2 Kings 15:4 2 Chron. 26:2, 6-10, 15, 11-14 Devotional Despite GOD’s wrath towards His rebellious children and His firmness of intent to punish them for their sins, He remains ever ready for them…

  • June 3 – Asa and Jehoshaphat

    Reading 2 Chron. 14:1b-8 1 Kings 14:19-20; 15:25-26, 31, 27-30, 33-34 2 Chron. 14:9-15; 15:1-8, 17-19, 9-16 1 Kings 15:16-22 2 Chron. 16:7-10 1 Kings 16:7, 1-6, 8, 14, 9-10, 15a, 11-13, 20, 15b-19, 21, 31a, 22-29; 21:25-26; 16:34 2 Chron. 16:12, 11, 13-14 1 Kings 15:24b; 22:41-43, 46-47 2 Chron. 20:32-33; 17:2-13a; 18:1a; 17:13b-19…

  • May 15 – Solomon’s Prosperity

    Reading 1 Kings 7:1-12 2 Chron. 7:11-22 1 Kings 9:10-14 2 Chron. 8:1-6 1 Kings 9:20-23, 15 2 Chron. 8:11 1 Kings 9:26-28; 10:22; 4:29-34; 10:14-21, 27, 23-25; 4:26; 10:26, 28-29; 4:21, 24, 20, 25, 1-19, 22-28; 10:1-13 Psalm 72 Devotional Solomon’s Prosperity When GOD gave Solomon the opportunity to ask for one thing from…

  • May 7 – Seeing GOD in the Psalms (Part 19)

    Reading Psalm 42; 53; 58; 81; 101 Devotional Psalm 42 Our GOD is the living God. He is my Savior and my God. By the day the LORD directs His love, at night His song is with me—a prayer to the GOD of my life. He is my Rock. Psalm 53 The fool has said…

  • April 29 – Seeing GOD in the Psalms (Part 11)

    Reading Psalm 8; 9; 16; 19; 21; 24 Devotional Starting today we look at psalms of joy and praise. Psalm 8 GOD’s name is majestic in all the earth. He has set His glory above the heavens. GOD is mindful of man and cares for us. GOD has made man a little lower than the…

  • April 26 – Seeing GOD in the Psalms (Part 8)

    Reading Psalm 1; 14; 15; 36; 37; 39 Devotional Today we begin the second section of Psalms which deal with righteousness and wickedness. We continue our focus on what we can learn about GOD’s nature and character. Psalm 1 GOD watches over the way of the righteous. Psalm 14 GOD looks down from heaven on…