Author: Pastor Bailey

  • Devotion for April 12, 2024

    Devotion for April 12, 2024

    “Whoever is faithful in small matters will be faithful in large ones; whoever is dishonest in small matters will be dishonest in large ones.” (Luke 16:10, GNT) God uses little things to test your integrity. It’s not just the big things that count — even though that’s what the world wants you to focus on.…

  • Devotion for April 11, 2024

    Devotion for April 11, 2024

    “This, then, is how you should pray: ‘Our Father … ‘” (Matthew 6:9) The first two words of the Lord’s Prayer seem to be very simple and straightforward: “Our Father”. However, when we robotically repeat these words during a Sunday worship service, it’s easy to miss the depth of meaning intended by Jesus. The truth…

  • Devotion for April 10, 2024

    Devotion for April 10, 2024

    “Let the Spirit renew your thoughts and attitudes. Put on your new nature, created to be like God — truly righteous and holy. So stop telling lies. Let us tell our neighbors the truth, for we are all parts of the same body.” (Ephesians 4:23-25, NLT) To change the defects in your life, you’ve got…

  • Devotion for April 9, 2024

    Devotion for April 9, 2024

    “People will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boastful, proud, abusive, disobedient to their parents, ungrateful, unholy, without love, unforgiving, slanderous, without self-control, brutal, not lovers of the good, treacherous, rash, conceited, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God.” (2 Timothy 3:2-4, NIV) The Bible gives many examples of signs, warning us of…

  • Devotion for April 8, 2024

    Devotion for April 8, 2024

    “You must have the same attitude that Christ Jesus had.” (Philippians 2:5, NLT) Changing your life requires new thinking. The battle to change the defects in your life is always a mental battle. It starts in the mind — and that’s where the battle is won or lost. Ephesians 4:23 says, “Let the Spirit renew…

  • Devotion for April 7, 2024

    Devotion for April 7, 2024

    “He went into all the country around the Jordan, preaching a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins.” (Luke 3:3) How do you prepare the way for the second coming of the Messiah? Maybe we should look again at the activities of the first arrival. John the Baptist does it by calling for repentance…

  • Devotion for April 6, 2024

    Devotion for April 6, 2024

    “Continue to work out your salvation with fear and trembling, for it is God who works in you to will and to act in order to fulfill his good purpose.” (Philippians 2:12-13, NIV) It’s not enough to want to change. It’s not even enough to say, “I have a dream of changing.” Dreams are worthless…

  • Devotion for April 5, 2024

    Devotion for April 5, 2024

    “Since we are His children, we will possess the blessings He keeps for His people, and we will also possess with Christ what God has kept for Him; for if we share Christ’s suffering, we will also share His glory. I consider that what we suffer at this present time cannot be compared at all…

  • Devotion for April 4, 2024

    Devotion for April 4, 2024

    “Let the heavens rejoice, let the earth be glad; let the sea resound, and all that is in it (Psalm 96:11). Read all of Psalm 96. In four stanzas, the psalmist encapsulates a life of immensity, from recognizing God’s power among the nations and giving voice to it through song to all creation erupting with…