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Daily Devotional - February 26-March 3
February 21st, 2024
February 26-Meditating on God’s WordHere is the passage for the week:Acts 5:1-5, Now a man named Ananias, together with his wife Sapphira, also sold a piece of property. 2 With his wife’s full knowledge he kept back part of the money for himself, but brought the rest and put it at the apostles’ feet. 3 Then Peter said, “Ananias, how is it that Satan has so filled your heart that you have lied to t...
Daily Devotional - February 19-25
February 14th, 2024
February 19-Meditating on God’s WordHere is the passage for the week:Acts 4:32-35, All the believers were one in heart and mind. No one claimed that any of their possessions was their own, but they shared everything they had. 33 With great power the apostles continued to testify to the resurrection of the Lord Jesus. And God’s grace was so powerfully at work in them all 34 that there were no needy...
Daily Devotional - February 12-18
February 7th, 2024
February 12-Meditating on God’s WordHere is the passage for the week:Acts 4:1-7, The priests and the captain of the temple guard and the Sadducees came up to Peter and John while they were speaking to the people. 2 They were greatly disturbed because the apostles were teaching the people, proclaiming in Jesus the resurrection of the dead. 3 They seized Peter and John and, because it was evening, t...
Daily Devotional - February 5-11
February 1st, 2024
February 5-Meditating on God’s WordHere is the passage for the week:Acts 3:11-16, While the man held on to Peter and John, all the people were astonished and came running to them in the place called Solomon’s Colonnade. 12 When Peter saw this, he said to them: “Fellow Israelites, why does this surprise you? Why do you stare at us as if by our own power or godliness we had made this man walk?13 The...
Daily Devotional - January 29-February 4
January 25th, 2024
January 29-Meditating on God’s WordHere is the passage for the week:Acts 3:1-6, One day Peter and John were going up to the temple at the time of prayer—at three in the afternoon. 2 Now a man who was lame from birth was being carried to the temple gate called Beautiful, where he was put every day to beg from those going into the temple courts. 3 When he saw Peter and John about to enter, he asked ...
Daily Devotional - January 22-28
January 18th, 2024
January 22-Meditating on God’s WordHere is the passage for the week:Acts 2:41-47, Those who accepted his message were baptized, and about three thousand were added to their number that day. 42 They devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and to fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer. 43 Everyone was filled with awe at the many wonders and signs performed by the apostles. 44 All th...
Daily Devotional - January 15-21
January 10th, 2024
January 15-Meditating on God’s WordHere is the passage for the week:Acts 2:16-21, …this is what was spoken by the prophet Joel: 17 “‘In the last days, God says, I will pour out my Spirit on all people. Your sons and daughters will prophesy, your young men will see visions, your old men will dream dreams. 18 Even on my servants, both men and women, I will pour out my Spirit in those days, and they ...
Daily Devotional - January 8-14
January 3rd, 2024
January 8-Meditating on God’s WordHere is the passage for the week:Acts 2:1-8, When the day of Pentecost came, they were all together in one place.  2 Suddenly a sound like the blowing of a violent wind came from heaven and filled the whole house where they were sitting. 3 They saw what seemed to be tongues of fire that separated and came to rest on each of them. 4 All of them were filled with the...
Daily Devotional - January 1-7
December 27th, 2023
January 1-Meditating on God’s WordHere is the passage for the week:Acts 1:1-5, In my former book, Theophilus, I wrote about all that Jesus began to do and to teach 2 until the day he was taken up to heaven, after giving instructions through the Holy Spirit to the apostles he had chosen. 3 After his suffering, he presented himself to them and gave many convincing proofs that he was alive. He appear...
Daily Devotional - December 25-31
December 20th, 2023
December 25-Flourish- LoveDear friends, let us love one another, for love comes from God. Everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God. 1 John 4:7In his book, From Strength to Strength, Arthur C. Brooks reports that the largest living organism on earth is an aspen grove. Though we may see thousands of white trees with fluttering green leaves on a hillside, an aspen grove shares a single r...
Daily Devotional - December 18-24
December 13th, 2023
December 18- Flourish- GreenThose who trust in their riches will fall, but the righteous will thrive like a green leaf. Proverbs 11:28Solomon sets “those who trust in their riches” in contrast to “the righteous.” He says that the former fall and the latter thrive. Those who trust in riches fall because their trust is misguided. It leads them to accumulate wealth for security rather than trust in G...
Daily Devotional - December 11-17
December 6th, 2023
December 11- Flourish- PruningFor, before the harvest, when the blossom is gone and the flower becomes a ripening grape, He will cut off the shoots with pruning knives, and cut down and take away the spreading branches. Isaiah 18:5Pruning is necessary for managing the growth and fruitfulness of plants. When a tree has too many branches, the nutrients get spread too thin, which renders the tree les...
Daily Devotional - December 4-10
November 29th, 2023
December 4- Flourish- RemainRemain in me, as I also remain in you. No branch can bear fruit by itself; it must remain in the vine. Neither can you bear fruit unless you remain in me. John 15:4Imagine cutting a huge branch from a fruit tree. Picture this branch laying on the ground. What is the probability of that branch bearing fruit while not connected to the trunk of the tree? No chance, right?N...
Daily Devotional - November 27-December 3
November 21st, 2023
November 27- Flourish- IntroFor the next month, Monday through Saturday, we will be using a devotional called, Flourish. Today, we begin with the introduction and author information:To flourish, by definition, is to have healthy growth. For plants and trees, many factors must come together. They sprout in good soil with sun and water. Over time, they develop green leaves and strong roots. If left ...