Monday, February 28, 2022

Daily Devotion: Light vs. Darkness

Bible Reading:  Matthew 5:14-16 and Proverbs 4:14-19

Key Verse:  Verse Matt 5:14 - Ye are the light of the world. A city that is set on an hill cannot be hid.

Key Words:  Ye are the light of the world

Sunday, February 27, 2022

Daily Devotion: Salt vs. Savorlessness

Bible Reading:  Matthew 5:13 and Mark 9:38-50

Key Verse:  Verse 13 - Ye are the salt of the earth: but if the salt have lost his savour, wherewith shall it be salted? it is thenceforth good for nothing, but to be cast out, and to be trodden under foot of men.

Key Words:  Ye are the salt of the earth

Saturday, February 26, 2022

Daily Devotion: Persecution vs. Pleasure

Bible Reading:  Matthew 5:10-12 and I Timothy 5:1-6

Key Verse:  Verse 10 - Blessed are they which are persecuted for righteousness' sake: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

Key Words:  persecuted for righteousness’  sake

Friday, February 25, 2022

Daily Devotion: Peacemakers vs. Troublemakers

Bible Reading:  Matthew 5:9 and Romans 12:18-21

Key Verse:  Verse 18 - If it be possible, as much as lieth in you, live peaceably with all men.

Key Words:  as much as lieth in you, live peaceably with all men

Thursday, February 24, 2022

Daily Devotion: Pure in Heart vs. Impure in Heart

Bible Reading: Matthew 5:8 and Proverbs 4:23-27

Key Verse:  Verse 23 - "Keep thy heart with all diligence; for out of it are the issues of life."

Key Words:  Keep thy heart

Wednesday, February 23, 2022

Daily Devotion: Mercy vs. Unmercifulness

Bible Reading: Matthew 5:7 and James 2:10-13

Key Verse:  Verse 13 - "For he shall have judgment without mercy, that hath shewed no mercy; and mercy rejoiceth against judgment."

Key Words:  that hath shewed no mercy

Tuesday, February 22, 2022

Daily Devotion: Righteousness vs. Religion

Bible Reading:  Matthew 5:6 and I Corinthians 15:31-34 

Key Verse:  Verse 6 - Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be filled.

Key Words:  hunger and thirst after righteousness

Monday, February 21, 2022

Daily Devotion: Meekness vs. Ridicule

Bible Reading:  Matthew 5:5 and Zephaniah 2:1-7

Key Verse:  Verse Matt 5:5 - Blessed are the meek: for they shall inherit the earth.

Key Words:  Blessed are the meek

Sunday, February 20, 2022

Daily Devotion: Mourning vs. Apathy

Bible Reading: Matthew 5:4 and Nehemiah 1

Key Verse:  Verse Neh 1:4 - And it came to pass, when I heard these words, that I sat down and wept, and mourned certain days, and fasted, and prayed before the God of heaven,

Key Words:  I sat down and wept, and mourned certain days

Saturday, February 19, 2022

Daily Devotion: Poor in Spirit vs. Proud in Spirit

Bible Reading: Matthew 5:3 and Isaiah 6:1-5

Key Verse:  Verse Matt 5:3 - "Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven."

Key Words:  poor in spirit

Friday, February 18, 2022

Daily Devotion: Giving vs. Taking

Bible Reading:  Matthew 23

Key Verse:  Verse 14 - Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye devour widows' houses, and for a pretence make long prayer: therefore ye shall receive the greater damnation.

Key Words:  ye devour widows' houses

Thursday, February 17, 2022

Daily Devotion: Humility vs. Arrogance

Bible Reading:  Malachi 1

Key Verse:  Verse 6 - A son honoureth his father, and a servant his master: if then I be a father, where is mine honour? and if I be a master, where is my fear? saith the LORD of hosts unto you, O priests, that despise my name. And ye say, Wherein have we despised thy name?

Key Words:  Wherein have we despised thy name

Wednesday, February 16, 2022

Daily Devotion: Witnessing vs. Proselyting

Bible Reading: Matthew 23:13-22

Key Verse:  Verse 15 - Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye compass sea and land to make one proselyte, and when he is made, ye make him twofold more the child of hell than yourselves.

Key Words:  ye compass sea and land to make one proselyte

Tuesday, February 15, 2022

Daily Devotion: Kindness vs. Unkindness

Bible Reading II Samuel 2:1-7, III John 9-10

Key Verse:  Verse 6 - And now the LORD shew kindness and truth unto you: and I also will requite you this kindness, because ye have done this thing.

Key Words:  because ye have done this thing

Monday, February 14, 2022

Daily Devotion: Principles vs. "Principles"

Bible Reading:  Matthew 15:1-9

Key Verse:  Verse 9 - But in vain they do worship me, teaching for doctrines the commandments of men.

Key Words:  teaching … the commandments of men

Sunday, February 13, 2022

Daily Devotion: Integrity vs. No Integrity

Bible Reading:  Job 2:1-10

Key Verse:  Verse 9 - Then said his wife unto him, Dost thou still retain thine integrity? curse God, and die.

Key Words:  retain thine integrity

Saturday, February 12, 2022

Daily Devotion: Country Club Christianity Vs. True Christianity

Bible Reading:  I Timothy 6:12-21

Key Verse:  Verse 17 - Charge them that are rich in this world, that they be not highminded, nor trust in uncertain riches, but in the living God, who giveth us richly all things to enjoy;

Key Words:  rich in this world

Friday, February 11, 2022

Daily Devotion: Acceptance vs. Anger

Bible Reading:  II Samuel 12:1-25

Key Verse:  Verse 20 - Then David arose from the earth, and washed, and anointed himself, and changed his apparel, and came into the house of the LORD, and worshipped: then he came to his own house; and when he required, they set bread before him, and he did eat.

Key Words:  and worshipped

Thursday, February 10, 2022

Daily Devotion: Real vs. Artificial, Part Two

Bible Reading:  II Timothy 2:15-26

Key Verse:  Verse 15 - Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth.

Key Words:  needeth not to be ashamed

Wednesday, February 9, 2022

Daily Devotion: Real vs. Artificial, Part One

Bible Reading:  I Peter 5

Key Verse:  Verse 3 - Neither as being lords over God's heritage, but being ensamples to the flock.

Key Words:  ensamples to the flock

Tuesday, February 8, 2022

Daily Devotion: Forgiveness vs. Fuming

Bible Reading:  Mark 11:15-26

Key Verse:  Verse 25 - And when ye stand praying, forgive, if ye have ought against any: that your Father also which is in heaven may forgive you your trespasses.

Key Words:  forgive, if ye have ought against any

Monday, February 7, 2022

Daily Devotion: Edifying vs. Non-Edifying

Bible Reading:  Romans 14:13-23

Key Verse: Verse 19 - Let us therefore follow after the things which make for peace, and things wherewith one may edify another.

Key Words:  edify another

Sunday, February 6, 2022

Daily Devotion: Self-Judgment vs. Judging Others

Bible Reading:  Matthew 7:1-13

Key Verse: Verse 1 - Judge not, that ye be not judged.

Key Words:  Judge not

Saturday, February 5, 2022

Daily Devotion: Help vs. Talk

Bible Reading:  Galatians 6:1-10

Key Verse: Verse 2 - Bear ye one another's burdens, and so fulfil the law of Christ.

Key Words:  Bear ye one another's burdens

Friday, February 4, 2022

Daily Devotion: Service vs. Self

Bible Reading:  Galatians 5:1-13

Key Verse: Verse 13 - For, brethren, ye have been called unto liberty; only use not liberty for an occasion to the flesh, but by love serve one another.

Key Words: by love serve one another

Thursday, February 3, 2022

Daily Devotion: Love vs. Law

Bible Reading:  John 13:31-38 

Key Verse: Verse 34 - A new commandment I give unto you, That ye love one another; as I have loved you, that ye also love one another.

Key Words: That ye love one another

Wednesday, February 2, 2022

Daily Devotion: What You Are vs. What You Do

Bible Reading:  James 1:17-27

Key Verse: Verse 27 - Pure religion and undefiled before God and the Father is this, To visit the fatherless and widows in their affliction, and to keep himself unspotted from the world.

Key Words: To keep

Tuesday, February 1, 2022

Daily Devotion: Rules vs. Relationship

Bible Reading:  Acts 26

Key Verse: Verse 28 - "Then Agrippa said unto Paul, Almost thou persuadest me to be a Christian."

Key Words: Almost thou persuadest me to be a Christian