Saturday, July 31, 2021

Daily Devotion: The Blame Game

Bible Reading: Jonah 4

Key Verse: Verse 2 – “And he prayed unto the LORD, and said, I pray thee, O LORD, was not this my saying, when I was yet in my country? Therefore I fled before unto Tarshish: for I knew that thou art a gracious God, and merciful, slow to anger, and of great kindness, and repentest thee of the evil.”

Key Words: I knew that thou art a gracious God

Friday, July 30, 2021

Daily Devotion: Running From God

Bible Reading: Jonah 1

Key Verse: Verse 3 – “But Jonah rose up to flee unto Tarshish from the presence of the LORD, and went down to Joppa; and he found a ship going to Tarshish: so he paid the fare thereof, and went down into it, to go with them unto Tarshish from the presence of the LORD.”

Key Words: But Jonah rose up to flee unto Tarshish from the presence of the LORD

Thursday, July 29, 2021

Daily Devotion: Judgment Day

Bible Reading: Daniel 12:1-9

Key Verse: Verse 4 – “But thou, O Daniel, shut up the words, and seal the book, even to the time of the end: many shall run to and fro, and knowledge shall be increased.”

Key Words: many shall run to and fro, and knowledge shall be increased

Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Daily Devotion: Envy Destroys

Bible Reading: Daniel 6:1-17, 24

Key Verse: Verse 24 - “And the king commanded, and they brought those men which had accused Daniel, and they cast them into the den of lions, them, their children, and their wives; and the lions had the mastery of them, and brake all their bones in pieces or ever they came at the bottom of the den.”

Key Words: and they cast them into the den of lions

Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Daily Devotion: Self-Centeredness

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Bible Reading: Daniel 5:17-30

Key Verse: Verse 22 - “And thou his son, O Belshazzar, hast not humbled thine heart, though thou knewest all this;”

Key Words: though thou knewest all this

Monday, July 26, 2021

Daily Devotion: A Multitude of Transgressions

Bible Reading: Lamentations 1:1-8

Key Verse: Verse 3 – “Judah is gone into captivity because of affliction, and because of great servitude: she dwelleth among the heathen, she findeth no rest: all her persecutors overtook her between the straits.”

Key Words: Judah is gone into captivity

Sunday, July 25, 2021

Daily Devotion: Wasted Years

Bible Reading: Ecclesiastes 12:1-11

Key Verse: Verse 1 – “Remember now thy Creator in the days of thy youth, while the evil days come not, nor the years draw nigh, when thou shalt say, I have no pleasure in them;”

Key Words: Remember now thy Creator in the days of thy youth

Saturday, July 24, 2021

Daily Devotion: Procrastinate

Bible Reading: Proverbs 27:1-10

Key Verse: Verse 1 – “Boast not thyself of tomorrow; for thou knowest not what a day may bring forth.”

Key Words: Boast not thyself of tomorrow

Friday, July 23, 2021

Daily Devotion: Confidence In The Wrong Person

Bible Reading: Proverbs 25:19-28

Key Verse: Verse 19 – “Confidence in an unfaithful man in time of trouble is like a broken tooth, and a foot out of joint.”

Key Words: Confidence in an unfaithful man

Thursday, July 22, 2021

Daily Devotion: Guard Your Mouth

Bible Reading: Proverbs 13: 1-10

Key Verse: Verse 3 – “He that keepeth his mouth keepeth his life: but he that openeth wide his lips shall have destruction.”

Key Words: He that keepeth his mouth keepeth his life

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Daily Devotion: The Question Not Asked

Bible Reading: Nehemiah 13:14-31

Key Verse: Verse 14 – “Remember me, O my God, concerning this, and wipe not out my good deeds that I have done for the house of my God, and for the offices thereof.”

Key Words: Remember me, O my God

Tuesday, July 20, 2021

Daily Devotion: The Choices We Make

Bible Reading: II Chronicles 33:1-20

Key Verse: Verse 2 – “But did that which was evil in the sight of the LORD, like unto the abominations of the heathen, whom the LORD had cast out before the children of Israel.”

Key Words: But did that which was evil

Monday, July 19, 2021

Daily Devotion: Forgetting That Others Are Watching

Bible Reading: II Chronicles 26:1-16; 27:1-2; 28:1-3

Key Verse: Verse 16 – “But when he was strong, his heart was lifted up to his destruction: for he transgressed against the LORD his God, and went into the temple of the LORD to burn incense upon the altar of incense.”

Key Words: But when he was strong, his heart was lifted up to his destruction

Sunday, July 18, 2021

Daily Devotion: What Provoking Will Do

Bible Reading: I Chronicles 21:1-14

Key Verse: Verse 1 – “And Satan stood up against Israel, and provoked David to number Israel.”

Key Words: Satan…provoked David to number Israel

Saturday, July 17, 2021

Daily Devotion: Thinking the Worst

Bible Reading: I Chronicles 19:1-5 & 16-19

Key Verse: Verse 3 – “But the princes of the children of Ammon said to Hanun, Thinkest thou that David doth honour thy father, that he hath sent comforters unto thee? are not his servants come unto thee for to search, and to overthrow, and to spy out the land?”

Key Words: Thinkest thou that David doth honour thy father

Friday, July 16, 2021

Daily Devotion: Be Careful Who You Attack

Bible Reading: II Kings 18:1-12

Key Verse: Verse 12 – “Because they obeyed not the voice of the LORD their God, but transgressed his covenant, and all that Moses the servant of the LORD commanded, and would not hear them, nor do them.”

Key Words: Because they obeyed not the voice of the LORD their God

Thursday, July 15, 2021

Daily Devotion: Sowing and Reaping

Bible Reading: I Kings 21:1-19

Key Verse: Verse 19 – “And thou shalt speak unto him, saying, Thus saith the LORD, Hast thou killed, and also taken possession? And thou shalt speak unto him, saying, Thus saith the LORD, In the place where dogs licked the blood of Naboth shall dogs lick thy blood, even thine.”

Key Words: Thus saith the LORD, In the place where dogs licked

Wednesday, July 14, 2021

Daily Devotion: The Promises We Make

Bible Reading: II Samuel 17:1-14

Key Verse: Verse 14 – “And Absalom and all the men of Israel said, The counsel of Hushai the Archite is better than the counsel of Ahithophel. For the LORD had appointed to defeat the good counsel of Ahithophel, to the intent that the LORD might bring evil upon Absalom.”

Key Words: The counsel of Hushai the Archite is better than the counsel of Ahithophel

Tuesday, July 13, 2021

Daily Devotion: Assuming

Bible Reading: I Kings 1:1-5; 22-31

Key Verse: Verse 5 – “Then Adonijah the son of Haggith exalted himself, saying, I will be king: and he prepared him chariots and horsemen, and fifty men to run before him.”

Key Words: I will be king

Monday, July 12, 2021

Daily Devotion: Muting Against the King

Bible Reading: II Samuel 15:1-13

Key Verse: Verse 13 – “And there came a messenger to David, saying, The hearts of the men of Israel are after Absalom.”

Key Words: the hearts of the men of Israel are after Absalom

Sunday, July 11, 2021

Daily Devotion: Challenging God

Bible Reading: I Samuel 17:12-50

Key Verse: Verse 45 - “Then said David to the Philistine, Thou comest to me with a sword, and with a spear, and with a shield: but I come to thee in the name of the LORD of hosts, the God of the armies of Israel, whom thou hast defied.”

Key Words: whom thou hast defied

Saturday, July 10, 2021

Daily Devotion: Playing With Sin

Bible Reading: Judges 16:1-21

Key Verse: Verse 17 - “That he told her all his heart, and said unto her, There hath not come a razor upon mine head; for I have been a Nazarite unto God from my mother's womb: if I be shaven, then my strength will go from me, and I shall become weak, and be like any other man.”

Key Words: That he told her all his heart

Friday, July 9, 2021

Daily Devotion: The Vows We Make

Bible Reading: Judges 11:1-11 and 29-35

Key Verse: Verse 34 - “And Jephthah came to Mizpeh unto his house, and, behold, his daughter came out to meet him with timbrels and with dances: and she was his only child; beside her he had neither son nor daughter.”

Key Words: and, behold, his daughter came out to meet him

Thursday, July 8, 2021

Daily Devotion: Forgetting The Consequences Of Our Actions

Bible Reading: Joshua 7:1-10 and 20-26

Key Verse: Verse 5 - “And the men of Ai smote of them about thirty and six men: for they chased  from before the gate even unto Shebarim, and smote them in the going down: wherefore the hearts of the people melted, and became as water.

Key Words: And the men of Ai smote of them

Wednesday, July 7, 2021

Daily Devotion: Showing Our Frustration

Bible Reading: Numbers 20:1-13

Key Verse: Verse 10 - “And Moses and Aaron gathered the congregation together before the rock, and he said unto them, Hear now, ye rebels; must we fetch you water out of this rock?”

Key Words: must we fetch you water out of this rock

Tuesday, July 6, 2021

Daily Devotion: Walk By Fear Not By Faith

Bible Reading: Numbers 13:17-33

Key Verse: Verse 32 – “And they brought up an evil report of the land which they had searched unto the children of Israel, saying, The land, through which we have gone to search it, is a land that eateth up the inhabitants thereof; and all the people that we saw in it are men of a great stature.”

Key Words: And they brought up an evil report

Monday, July 5, 2021

Daily Devotion: The People We Mock

Bible Reading: Genesis 37:1-7

Key Verse: Verse 4 - “And when his brethren saw that their father loved him more than all his brethren, they hated him, and could not speak peaceably unto him.”

Key Words: they hated him

Sunday, July 4, 2021

Daily Devotion: The Things We Recommend

Bible Reading: Genesis 16:1-6

Key Verse: Verse 2 – “And Sarai said unto Abram, Behold now, the LORD hath restrained me from bearing: I pray thee, go in unto my maid; it may be that I may obtain children by her. And Abram hearkened to the voice of Sarai.”

Key Words: I pray thee, go in unto my maid

Saturday, July 3, 2021

Daily Devotion: Places We Go

Bible Reading: Genesis 13:1-13

Key Verse: Verse 12 - “Abram dwelled in the land of Canaan, and Lot dwelled in the cities of the plain, and pitched his tent toward Sodom.”

Key Words: pitched his tent toward Sodom

Friday, July 2, 2021

Daily Devotion: The Invitation We Make

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Bible Reading: Genesis 12:1-9

Key Verse: Verse 4 - “So Abram departed, as the LORD had spoken unto him; and Lot went with him: and Abram was seventy and five years old when he departed out of Haran.”

Key Words: and Lot went with him

Thursday, July 1, 2021

Daily Devotion: The Advice We Take

Bible Reading: Genesis 3:1-19

Key Verse: Verse 6 - “And when the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that it was pleasant to the eyes, and a tree to be desired to make one wise, she took of the fruit thereof, and did eat, and gave also unto her husband with her; and he did eat.”

Key Words: she took… and he did eat