3 John, Devotional, New Testament

The Ongoing Hope and Love (3 John 13-15 Devotional)

13 I had much to write to you, but I would rather not write with pen and ink. 14 I hope to see you soon, and we will talk face to face.15 Peace be to you. The friends greet you. Greet the friends, each by name. 3 JOHN 13-15 ESV John’s letter had to end,… Continue reading The Ongoing Hope and Love (3 John 13-15 Devotional)

1 John, Devotional, New Testament

A Deeper Relationship (1 John 4:13-15 Devotional)

13 By this we know that we abide in him and he in us, because he has given us of his Spirit. 14 And we have seen and testify that the Father has sent his Son to be the Savior of the world. 15 Whoever confesses that Jesus is the Son of God, God abides… Continue reading A Deeper Relationship (1 John 4:13-15 Devotional)

1 John, Devotional, New Testament

Face to Face and Heart to Heart with God (1 John 4:7-12 Devotional)

7 Beloved, let us love one another, for love is from God, and whoever loves has been born of God and knows God. 8 Anyone who does not love does not know God, because God is love. 9 In this the love of God was made manifest among us, that God sent his only Son… Continue reading Face to Face and Heart to Heart with God (1 John 4:7-12 Devotional)

1 John, Devotional, New Testament

Love & Truth (1 John 4:1-6 Devotional)

Beloved, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to see whether they are from God, for many false prophets have gone out into the world. 2 By this you know the Spirit of God: every spirit that confesses that Jesus Christ has come in the flesh is from God, 3 and every spirit… Continue reading Love & Truth (1 John 4:1-6 Devotional)

1 John, Devotional, New Testament

Practice Makes Perfect (1 John 3:19-24 Devotional)

19 By this we shall know that we are of the truth and reassure our heart before him; 20 for whenever our heart condemns us, God is greater than our heart, and he knows everything. 21 Beloved, if our heart does not condemn us, we have confidence before God; 22 and whatever we ask we… Continue reading Practice Makes Perfect (1 John 3:19-24 Devotional)

1 John, Devotional, New Testament

By This We Know Love (1 John 3:16-18 Devotional)

16 By this we know love, that he laid down his life for us, and we ought to lay down our lives for the brothers. 17 But if anyone has the world's goods and sees his brother in need, yet closes his heart against him, how does God's love abide in him? 18 Little children,… Continue reading By This We Know Love (1 John 3:16-18 Devotional)

1 John, Devotional, New Testament

The Reason to Love (1 John 3:11-15 Devotional)

11 For this is the message that you have heard from the beginning, that we should love one another. 12 We should not be like Cain, who was of the evil one and murdered his brother. And why did he murder him? Because his own deeds were evil and his brother's righteous. 13 Do not… Continue reading The Reason to Love (1 John 3:11-15 Devotional)

Devotional, Esther, Old Testament

Introduction to Esther – Hidden Love, Bold Move, Perfect Result

How long, O Lord? Will you hide yourself forever?  How long will your wrath burn like fire? Psalms 89:46 We believe in God, but have you ever felt like “I do not know where God is!”  You are not alone. Many people have felt the same way. In fact, God knows how you feel, and, I… Continue reading Introduction to Esther – Hidden Love, Bold Move, Perfect Result

Devotional, Old Testament, Psalms

Praise Him, the God of all nations! (Psalm 117)

Praise the Lord, all nations! Extol him, all peoples! For great is his steadfast love toward us, and the faithfulness of the Lord endures forever. Praise the Lord! Psalm 117 ESV This is the shortest psalm with only two verses, and it is the shortest chapter of the entire Bible. There are 1189 chapters in… Continue reading Praise Him, the God of all nations! (Psalm 117)

Colossians, Devotional, New Testament

Unity in love and in truth (Colossians 2:1-3)

For I want you to know how great a struggle I have for you and for those at Laodicea and for all who have not seen me face to face,  that their hearts may be encouraged, being knit together in love, to reach all the riches of full assurance of understanding and the knowledge of… Continue reading Unity in love and in truth (Colossians 2:1-3)