Written Devotionals

One Thing 11/11/17

2Cor. 5:17 Therefore if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creature; the old things passed away; behold, new things have come.   Are we Christ enclosed people? I believe this is the real question that each of us must daily ask ourselves as we walk out this Christian life in the midst of

One Thing 11/10/17

Ephesians 1 says that everything is summed up in Christ; and it is important that we take that literally. One of the things that Christians often cry out for is for God to give them peace as they walked through stressful and difficult situations. The problem with that prayer is that God already answered it

One Thing 11/8/17

2 Cor. 5:21,  “He made Him who knew no sin to be sin on our behalf, so that we might become the righteousness of God in Him.” Imputed righteousness is the Father seeing you in Christ, which guarantees your acceptance even when you sin. Imparted righteousness is you seeing Christ in you, which guarantees your

One Thing 11/7/17

Rom. 11:16,  If the first piece of dough is holy, the lump is also; and if the root is holy, the branches are too. 17 But if some of the branches were broken off, and you, being a wild olive, were grafted in among them and became partaker with them of the rich root of the

One Thing 11/6/17

The word holy simply means other, or unique, or distinct. It carries the idea of being set apart because of distinctiveness or uniqueness. God’s glory is his holiness. Actually, the word glory in its original meaning carries the idea of “opinion,” in the sense of what you think is true about something or someone that

One Thing 11/5/17

2 Cor. 4:16 , Therefore we do not lose heart, but though our outer man is decaying, yet our inner man is being renewed day by day. 17 For momentary, light affliction is producing for us an eternal weight of glory far beyond all comparison, 18 while we look not at the things which are seen, but at

One Thing 11/4/17

Rom. 5:15,  But the free gift is not like the transgression. For if by the transgression of the one the many died, much more did the grace of God and the gift by the grace of the one Man, Jesus Christ, abound to the many. 16 The gift is not like that which came through the

One Thing 11/30/17

Rom. 6: 8 , Now if we have died with Christ, we believe that we shall also live with Him, 9 knowing that Christ, having been raised from the dead, is never to die again; death no longer is master over Him. 10 For the death that He died, He died to sin once for all; but the

One Thing 11/29/17

  Jesus is our redeemer. Ephesians says that “in Him we have redemption.” Redemption is such a powerful word, because it speaks of making things new. I would say it actually carries the idea of “making our stories new,” regardless of the mess, or the cause of the mess He inherits from us. Let me