Daily Devotionals

Forgotten War: Week 7 - Wednesday

He held seven stars in his right hand, and a sharp two-edged sword came from his mouth. And his face was like the sun in all its brilliance. Revelation 1:16 Many people first start reading the Bible, and they quickly try to skip to the end. They might get bored with the book of Leviticus and...

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Forgotten War: Week 7 - Tuesday

For the word of God is alive and powerful. It is sharper than the sharpest two-edged sword, cutting between soul and spirit, between joint and marrow. It exposes our innermost thoughts and desires. Hebrews 4:12 Satan loves it when we don't take the Bible seriously. He knows when people don't...

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Forgotten War: Week 7 - Monday

Put on salvation as your helmet, and take the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God. Ephesians 6:17 When Laura and I first moved to Albuquerque, we had never lived in a place where it snowed. It just so happened that the year we moved here had a lot of snow. Our kids looked at the white...

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Forgotten War: Week 6 - Saturday

There is salvation in no one else! God has given no other name under heaven by which we must be saved. Acts 4:12 What do you think of when you hear the word "salvation?" We don't often use that word, but a basic definition is preservation or deliverance from harm, ruin or loss. In Christianity...

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Forgotten War: Week 6 - Friday

But to all who believed Him and accepted Him, He gave the right to become children of God. John 1:12 One of the happiest moments of my life was when my daughter Abigail was born. It was 12 years ago now and I still remember that day like it was yesterday. My wife was in labor for almost 24...

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Forgotten War: Week 6 - Thursday

Give your burdens to the Lord, and He will take care of you. He will not permit the godly to slip and fall. Psalm 55:22 We have a God who has given us full access to Him. He doesn't sit far off when we go through problems or storms. He is right by our side. Putting on our spiritual armor daily...

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Forgotten War: Week 6 - Wednesday

This High Priest of ours understands our weaknesses, for he faced all of the same testings we do, yet he did not sin. Hebrews 4:15 It is easy to be judgmental for those people who are homeless and panhandling on the corner. When we see them with their cardboard signs at their frequent...

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Forgotten War: Week 6 - Tuesday

No power in the sky above or in the earth below—indeed, nothing in all creation will ever be able to separate us from the love of God that is revealed in Christ Jesus our Lord. Romans 8:39 Don't just skim this verse! Read it over slowly and allow the words to sink down deep into your...

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Forgotten War: Week 6 - Monday

But let us who live in the light be clearheaded, protected by the armor of faith and love, and wearing as our helmet the confidence of our salvation. 1 Thessalonians 5:8 A week ago, my wife let me take two of our three kids on a retreat to the mountains. We had the opportunity to stay at an...

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Forgotten War: Week 5 - Saturday

And so I tell you, keep on asking, and you will receive what you ask for. Keep on seeking, and you will find. Keep on knocking, and the door will be opened to you. Luke 11:9 When a person puts God first and actively seeks to honor Him with their life, it changes the way they pray. Instead of...

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