Devotion for July 31, 2021

“Fight the good fight of the faith. Take hold of the eternal life to which you were called when you made your good confession in the presence of many witnesses.” (1 Timothy 6:12) Here are six proven Bible strategies for defeating the enemy when he comes against

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Devotion for July 30, 2021

“Do not let this Book of the Law depart from your mouth; meditate on it day and night, so that you may be careful to do everything written in it. Then you will be prosperous and successful.” (Joshua 1:8) In Scripture the word “success” simply means knowing

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Devotion for July 29, 2021

“You made him ruler over the works of your hands; you put everything under his feet:” (Psalms 8:6) How can you know God wants you to succeed in life? Three reasons: Because He created you. In Genesis He said, “Let Us make man in Our image, according

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Devotion for July 28, 2021

“Dear friend, I pray that you may enjoy good health and that all may go well with you, even as your soul is getting along well.” (3 John 1:2) Jesus said, “What will it profit a man if he gains the whole world, and loses his own

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Devotion for July 27, 2021

“But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.” (Matthew 6:33) Some people think that God’s sole purpose is to save their soul, help them become as morally upright and as spiritually mature as possible, and one

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Devotion for July 26, 2021

“And without faith it is impossible to please God, because anyone who comes to him must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who earnestly seek him.” (Hebrews 11:6) We usually think of faith in terms of getting answers to our prayers and receiving from

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Devotion for July 25, 2021

“The Lord … has filled him with the Spirit of God, with wisdom, with understanding, with knowledge and with all kinds of skills … to engage in all kinds of artistic crafts.” (Exodus 35:30-33) The Holy Spirit supplies natural talents, the learning of skills, and many kinds

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Devotion for July 24, 2021

“Do not grieve the Holy Spirit … Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you.” (Ephesians 4:30-32) The Bible includes warnings about grieving the Spirit and hindering his work. Ananias and Sapphira lied to the church and the

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Devotion for July 23, 2021

“The heart is deceitful above all things and beyond cure. Who can understand it?” (Jeremiah 17:9) We all know well-intentioned people, who, when you ask them to do something, you’re not sure they will follow through. As nice as they are, they’re unreliable. Your feelings are like

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Devotion for July 22, 2021

“If your gift is prophesying, then prophesy in accordance with your faith.” (Romans 12:6) The gift of prophecy involves speaking God’s Word in a specific situation. Although prophecy is sometimes about a future event, it is usually a preached word or teaching that God wants his people

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