Posts with the category “family-devotion”
RESURRECTION - Will Return
April 10th, 2021
John 14:1-4 | “Don’t let your hearts be troubled. Trust in God, and trust also in me. There is more than enough room in my Father’s home. If this were not so, would I have told you that I am going to ...
RESURRECTION - Left his followers gifts
April 9th, 2021
Ephesians 4:7-16 | However, he has given each one of us a special gift through the generosity of Christ. That is why the Scriptures say, “When he ascended to the heights, he led a crowd of captives an...
RESURRECTION - Gave his Spirit
April 8th, 2021
Isaiah 44:3b | And I will pour out my Spirit on your descendants, and my blessing on your children.John 16:7 | But in fact, it is best for you that I go away, because if I don’t, the Advocate [The Ho...
RESURRECTION - Sits at the right hand of God
April 7th, 2021
Psalm 110:1 | The Lord said to my Lord, “Sit in the place of honor at my right hand until I humble your enemies, making them a footstool under your feet.”1 Peter 3:22 | Now Christ has gone to heaven. ...
RESURRECTION - Ascended
April 6th, 2021
Psalm 68:18 | When you ascended to the heights, you led a crowd of captives. You received gifts from the people, even from those who rebelled against you. Now the Lord God will live among us there.Mar...
RESURRECTION - Bore our sin
April 5th, 2021
Isaiah 53:4-6 | Yet it was our weaknesses he carried; it was our sorrows that weighed him down. And we thought his troubles were a punishment from God, a punishment for his own sins! But he was pierce...
RESURRECTION - He is alive!
April 4th, 2021
Psalm 16:10 | For you will not leave my soul among the dead or allow your holy one to rot in the grave.1 Corinthians 15:3-4 | I passed on to you what was most important and what had also been passed ...
DEATH - Buried with the rich
April 3rd, 2021
Isaiah 53:9 | He had done no wrong and had never deceived anyone. But he was buried like a criminal; he was put in a rich man’s grave.Matthew 27:57-60 | As evening approached, Joseph, a rich man from ...
DEATH - Pierced but not broken
April 2nd, 2021
Zechariah 12:10 | “Then I will pour out a spirit of grace and prayer on the family of David and on the people of Jerusalem. They will look on me whom they have pierced and mourn for him as for an only...
DEATH - Crucified with sinners
April 1st, 2021
Isaiah 53:10-12 | But it was the Lord’s good plan to crush him and cause him grief. Yet when his life is made an offering for sin, he will have many descendants. He will enjoy a long life, and the Lor...
DEATH - The Savior mocked
March 31st, 2021
Isaiah 50:6 | I offered my back to those who beat me and my cheeks to those who pulled out my beard. I did not hide my face from mockery and spitting.Matthew 27:27-31 | Some of the governor’s soldiers...
DEATH - The promised savior\'s silence
March 30th, 2021
Isaiah 53:7 | He was oppressed and treated harshly, yet he never said a word. He was led like a lamb to the slaughter. And as a sheep is silent before the shearers, he did not open his mouth.Mark 15:3...
DEATH - The promised savior\'s betrayal
March 29th, 2021
Zechariah 11:12-13 | And I said to them, “If you like, give me my wages, whatever I am worth; but only if you want to.” So they counted out for my wages thirty pieces of silver. And the Lord said to m...
DEATH - The promised savior on a donkey
March 28th, 2021
Zechariah 9:9 | Rejoice, O people of Zion! Shout in triumph, O people of Jerusalem Look, your king is coming to you. He is righteous and victorious, yet he is humble, riding on a donkey— riding on a ...
LIFE - The only savior
March 27th, 2021
Isaiah 43:11 | I, yes I, am the Lord, and there is no other Savior.Isaiah 45:21b-22 | For there is no other God but me, a righteous God and Savior. There is none but me. Let all the world look to me f...
LIFE - Hated and Rejected
March 26th, 2021
Psalm 69:4a | Those who hate me without cause outnumber the hairs on my head.John 15:18 & 25 | “If the world hates you, remember that it hated me first. // This fulfills what is written in their Scrip...
LIFE - Miracles
March 25th, 2021
Isaiah 35:5-6 | And when he comes, he will open the eyes of the blind and unplug the ears of the deaf. The lame will leap like a deer, and those who cannot speak will sing for joy! Springs will gush f...
LIFE - Jesus' teaching fell on deaf ears
March 24th, 2021
Isaiah 6:9-10 | And he said, “Yes, go, and say to this people, ‘Listen carefully, but do not understand. Watch closely, but learn nothing.’ Harden the hearts of these people. Plug their ears and shut ...
LIFE - Taught in parables
March 23rd, 2021
Psalm 78:1-2 | O my people, listen to my instructions. Open your ears to what I am saying, for I will speak to you in a parable. I will teach you hidden lessons from our past.Is Psalm in the Old Testa...
LIFE - Proclaimed good news to the poor
March 22nd, 2021
Isaiah 61:1 | The Spirit of the Sovereign Lord is upon me, for the Lord has anointed me to bring good news to the poor. He has sent me to comfort the brokenhearted and to proclaim that captives will b...
LIFE - Foretold and Jesus follwed
March 21st, 2021
Isaiah 35:4 | Say to those with fearful hearts, “Be strong, and do not fear, for your God is coming to destroy your enemies. He is coming to save you.”Luke 24:46-47 | And he [Jesus] said, “Yes, it was...
CHURCH - You are the church
March 20th, 2021
1 Corinthians 12:12-14a | The human body has many parts, but the many parts make up one whole body. So it is with the body of Christ [the church]. Some of us are Jews, some are Gentiles, some are slav...
CHURCH - Proclaims Jesus
March 19th, 2021
1st Peter 2:9 | But you are not like that, for you are a chosen people. You are royal priests, a holy nation, God’s very own possession. As a result, you can show others the goodness of God, for he ca...
CHURCH - Serves one another
March 18th, 2021
Acts 2:44-47 | And all the believers met together in one place and shared everything they had. They sold their property and possessions and shared the money with those in need. They worshiped together...
CHURCH - Supports one another
March 17th, 2021
1 Thessalonians 5:11 | So encourage each other and build each other up, just as you are already doing.1. What does it mean to encourage someone? 2. When have you been encouraged by another believer? H...
CHURCH - Loves one another
March 16th, 2021
1 John 3:11 | This is the message you have heard from the beginning: We should love one another.1. Are there any followers of God who are hard for you to love? If so, who and why? 2. If the church- Go...
CHURCH - Meets together
March 15th, 2021
Hebrews 10:25 | And let us not neglect our meeting together, as some people do, but encourage one another, especially now that the day of his return is drawing near.1. It is important that God’s follo...
CHURCH - Is those who follow Jesus
March 14th, 2021
Colossians 2:6-7a | And now, just as you accepted Christ Jesus as your Lord, you must continue to follow him. Let your roots grow down into him, and let your lives be built on Him. Then your faith wi...
SALVATION - Faith changes how you live
March 13th, 2021
Romans 10:9-13 | If you openly declare that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. For it is by believing in your heart that you are made right w...
SALVATION - Fully & forever forgiven
March 12th, 2021
1 John 1:9 | But if we confess our sins to him, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all wickedness.What does it mean to confess? How do we confess our sin to God? How...
SALVATION - Through the cross
March 11th, 2021
1 Corinthians 15:3-4 | I passed on to you what was most important and what had also been passed on to me. Christ died for our sins, just as the Scriptures said. He was buried, and he was raised from t...
SALVATION - Only through Jesus
March 10th, 2021
John 14:6 | Jesus told him, “I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one can come to the Father except through me. Jesus called Himself the only way to the Father. Where is the Father? This means Je...
SALVATION - Through faith
March 9th, 2021
Romans 3:21-25a | But now God has shown us a way to be made right with him without keeping the requirements of the law, as was promised in the writings of Moses and the prophets long ago. We are made ...
SALVATION - Not deserved or earned
March 8th, 2021
Ephesians 2:4-5 | But God is so rich in mercy, and he loved us so much, that even though we were dead because of our sins, he gave us life when he raised Christ from the dead. (It is only by God’s gra...
SALVATION - God's gift
March 7th, 2021
Last week, we explored the problem of sin in depth. It robs us of fulfilling our purpose, it separates us from God, and it leads to physical and spiritual death. But God loved His precious creation fa...
SIN - Your Desire > Satan's Temptation > Sin or Escape?
March 6th, 2021
James 1:14-15 | Temptation comes from our own desires, which entice us and drag us away. These desires give birth to sinful actions. And when sin is allowed to grow, it gives birth to death.What is te...
SIN - The desire for sin and right wars within us
March 5th, 2021
Romans 7:14-24 | So the trouble is not with the law, for it is spiritual and good. The trouble is with me, for I am all too human, a slave to sin. I don’t really understand myself, for I want to do w...
SIN - Points us to our need for Jesus
March 4th, 2021
Gal. 3:10-11a | But those who depend on the law to make them right with God are under his curse, for the Scriptures say, “Cursed is everyone who does not observe and obey all the commands that are wri...
SIN - Results in death
March 3rd, 2021
Romans 6:23 | For the wages (punishment) of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life through Christ Jesus our Lord.What is the punishment of sin? What is physical death? How is death, si...
SIN - Everyone sins
March 2nd, 2021
Romans 5:12 | When Adam sinned, sin entered the world. Adam’s sin brought death, so death spread to everyone, for everyone sinned.Romans 3:23 | For everyone has sinned; we all fall short of God’s glor...
NAMES OF JESUS: Light of the worldNAMES OF JESUS: KingESSENTIALS: Salvation motivates growthESSENTIALS: Crave Spiritual Food Pt. 1ESSENTIALS: Crave Spiritual Food Pt. 2ESSENTIALS: To live GodlyESSENTIALS: One who loves wisdomESSENTIALS: Not worldly philosophiesESSENTIALS: So your ready to shareBIBLE: Inspired(Authored) by GodBIBLE: Is Inerrant (Free from Error)BIBLE: Is Infallible (will not fail)BIBLE: Helps me growBIBLE: Is Authoritative Pt 1BIBLE: Is Authoritative Pt. 2BIBLE: Obeyed through actionGOD: The trinity (3 in 1)GOD: Is perfectGOD: Is loveGOD: Is creatorGOD: Is all powerfulGOD: Is all knowingGOD: Always presentGOD: JESUS - is GodGOD: JESUS - Son of GodGOD: JESUS - Operates in unity with trinityGOD: JESUS - Is sinlessGOD: JESUS - Our advocateGOD: JESUS - SalvationGOD: JESUS - Our exampleGOD: HOLY SPIRIT - Operates in unity with trinity
GOD: HOLY SPIRIT - Given to Jesus followersGOD: HOLY SPIRIT - Our helperGOD: HOLY SPIRIT - ConvictsGOD: HOLY SPIRIT - Guides righteousnessGOD: HOLY SPIRIT - Helps us growGOD: HOLY SPIRIT - Works through usHEAVEN & HELL - What is heaven like?HEAVEN & HELL - Who goes to heaven?HEAVEN & HELL - What is hell like?HEAVEN & HELL - What is hell like?HEAVEN & HELL - God is the judgeHEAVEN & HELL - Your choice!HEAVEN & HELL - God wants all to be saved!SATAN - His origin - Pt. 1SATAN - His origin - Pt. 2SATAN - Is craftySATAN - How he works (unbelievers)SATAN - How he works (believers)SATAN - Resisting himSATAN - The end of his storyMAN - Created in God's ImageMAN - Entrusted with God's creationMAN - Handcrafted by GodMAN - Loved by GodMAN - Created with a purposeMAN - Created to live for GodMAN - God's MessangersSIN - What is sin?
SIN - Where does sin come from?SIN - Everyone sinsSIN - Results in deathSIN - Points us to our need for JesusSIN - The desire for sin and right wars within usSIN - Your Desire > Satan's Temptation > Sin or Escape?SALVATION - God's giftSALVATION - Not deserved or earnedSALVATION - Through faithSALVATION - Only through JesusSALVATION - Through the crossSALVATION - Fully & forever forgivenSALVATION - Faith changes how you liveCHURCH - Is those who follow JesusCHURCH - Meets togetherCHURCH - Loves one anotherCHURCH - Supports one anotherCHURCH - Serves one anotherCHURCH - Proclaims JesusCHURCH - You are the churchLIFE - Foretold and Jesus follwedLIFE - Proclaimed good news to the poorLIFE - Taught in parablesLIFE - Jesus' teaching fell on deaf earsLIFE - MiraclesLIFE - Hated and RejectedLIFE - The only saviorDEATH - The promised savior on a donkeyDEATH - The promised savior\'s betrayalDEATH - The promised savior\'s silenceDEATH - The Savior mocked
DEATH - Crucified with sinnersDEATH - Pierced but not brokenDEATH - Buried with the richRESURRECTION - He is alive!RESURRECTION - Bore our sinRESURRECTION - AscendedRESURRECTION - Sits at the right hand of GodRESURRECTION - Gave his SpiritRESURRECTION - Left his followers giftsRESURRECTION - Will Return
SERIES OVERVIEW- No ExcusesNO EXCUSES - True followers of Jesus are doers - NO EXCUSES - Doers love God -NO EXCUSES - Doers share the gospel & make disciplesNO EXCUSES - But First...IS NO EXCUSE!NO EXCUSES - Desiring the world...IS NO EXCUSE!NO EXCUSES - Being young...IS NO EXCUSE!NO EXCUSES - Being weak...IS NO EXCUSE!GOSPEL — Salvation is through faithGOSPEL - Works are evidence of true salvation (faith)GOSPEL - Believe and confess equals faith & worksGOSPEL - Faith leads to Jesus as Lord (of our works)GOSPEL - Knowledge does not saveGOSPEL - Faith and works modeled by the early churchGOSPEL - Doers (true disciples) are known by their fruitBAPTISM - What is it?BAPTISM - Why we do itBAPTISM - When we do itBAPTISM - Is sharing the gospelBAPTISM - Is a symbolBAPTISM - Is part of maturingBAPTISM - What is next?BIBLE - The Bible is foreverBIBLE - The Bible show us JesusBIBLE - The Bible gives lifeBIBLE - The Bible guides my life
BIBLE - The Bible changes me from the inside outBIBLE - The Bible corrects and teaches meBIBLE - The Bible helps me growPRAYER - How to prayPRAYER - PRAISE - Remembering God is in controlPRAYER - REPENT - When you need help doing what is rightPRAYER - ASK - pray for the work of the gospelPRAYER - YIELD - Pray for Gods willPRAYER - Keep praying...be persistent in prayer!PRAYER - Do not pray like this!FELLOWSHIP - Love one anotherFELLOWSHIP - Encourages maturityFELLOWSHIP - Stronger togetherFELLOWSHIP - Pursues unity & is others focusedFELLOWSHIP - Helps those strugglingFELLOWSHIP - What does it look like?FELLOWSHIP - Avoid fellowship with unbelieversWORSHIP - Worship is living with Jesus as LordWORSHIP - We were made to worshipWORSHIP - Changes our perspectiveWORSHIP GOD - For who He isWORSHIP GOD - For what he has doneWORSHIP GOD - To point others to himWORSHIP - Can only come from a pure heartGIVING - Is part of our worshipGIVING - To God because it is HisGIVING - We are commanded to giveGIVING - Give cheerfullyGIVING - God Blesses those who giveGIVING - God moves powerfully through givingGIVING - Heart Check!
SERVING - Because He saved usSERVING - Like Jesus servedSERVING - Equipped by GodSERVING - Through our GiftsSERVING - Serve God by serving othersSERVING - Points others to JesusServing - Requires sacrificeFASTING - Seeking God above all elseFASTING - As you wait on the LordFASTING - As part of repentanceFASTING - As you petition the LordFASTING - On behalf of othersFASTING - With right motivesFASTING - Jesus satisfiesCOMMUNION - As a regularly practiced disciplineCOMMUNION - The passover part 1COMMUNION - The passover part 2COMMUNION - A look backward to remember God’s giftCOMMUNION - A look inward for examinationCOMMUNION - Looking outward to proclaim the gospelCOMMUNION - Looking forward to Christ’s returnNO EXCUSES RECAP - Faith and WorksNO EXCUSES RECAP - FruitNO EXCUSES RECAP - Keep growing to stay on guardNO EXCUSES RECAP - Stay FocusedNO EXCUSES RECAP - Share the GospelNO EXCUSES RECAP - BE BOLD!NO EXCUSES RECAP - PassionFAMILY TREE - The family of JesusFAMILY TREE - The family of Jesus - Abraham
FAMILY TREE - The family of Jesus - IsraelFAMILY TREE - The family of Jesus - JudahFAMILY TREE - The family of Jesus - DavidFAMILY TREE - The family of Jesus - RahabFAMILY TREE - The family of Jesus - John the BaptistON THE MOVE - Journey of a young JesusON THE MOVE - Jesus in Bethlehem pt. 1ON THE MOVE - Jesus in Bethlehem pt. 2ON THE MOVE - Jesus in EgyptON THE MOVE - Jesus in NazarethON THE MOVE - Jesus in GalileeON THE MOVE - Jesus, Rescuer in JerusalemMOMENTS THAT MATTER - Forerunner Pt 1MOMENTS THAT MATTER - Forerunner Pt 2MOMENTS THAT MATTER - Virgin BirthMOMENTS THAT MATTER - Visited by ShepherdsMOMENTS THAT MATTER - Gifts from KingsMOMENTS THAT MATTER - Mourning the innocentMOMENTS THAT MATTER - Rejected by his ownPROCLAIMED - Angel proclaims to ZechariahPROCLAIMED - Angel proclaims to MaryPROCLAIMED - Angel proclaims to JosephPROCLAIMED - Angel proclaims to ShepherdsPROCLAIMED - Angel proclaims to SimeonChristmas Day Devotion - Needle in a HaystackPROCLAIMED - Angel proclaims to AbrahamNAMES OF JESUS: Price of PeaceNAMES OF JESUS: Immanuel - God with usNAMES OF JESUS: Rescuer and SalvationNAMES OF JESUS: Our RighteousnessNAMES OF JESUS: Savior