Category: Devotionals

Day 21 The Greatest Commandment

The Greatest Commandment “Teacher, which is the great commandment in the Law?” Jesus replied: “Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind. This is the first and greatest commandment. And the second is like it: Love your neighbour as yourself.”   Matthew 22:36-38 Both these

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Day 22 An Amazing Evangelist

An Amazing Evangelist In “Let the Nations be Glad” John Piper tells this amazing story of courage and endurance. One day Joseph, a Masai warrior, who walking along one of these hot, dirty African roads, met someone who shared the gospel of Jesus Christ with him. Then and there he accepted Jesus as his Lord

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Day 23 No Substitution

No Substitution When all the people were being baptised, Jesus was baptised too. And as he was praying, heaven was opened and the Holy Spirit descended  on him in bodily form like a dove. And a voice came from heaven: “You are my son, whom I love; with you I am well pleased.” Luke 3:21,22 The

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Day 24 Brooke Bronkowski

Brooke Bronkowski Brooke Bronkowski was a first year high school kid who was in love with Jesus. When she went to high school, she started her own Bible Study. She did baby sitting jobs to earn extra money that she spent on Bibles to give away to her unsaved friends. She had 200 Bibles sitting

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Day 25 Why the Change?

Why the Change? He went to Nazareth, where he had been brought up, and on the Sabbath day he went into the synagogue, as was his custom. And he stood up to read. The scroll of the prophet Isaiah was handed to him … All spoke well of him and were amazed at the gracious

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Day 26 Paul Schneider

Paul Schneider What made him so brave? Paul Schneider was a Christian leader who refused to compromise with the Nazis as they rose to power in Germany in the 1930’s. He refused to give the German salute of ‘Heil Hitler’ because he saw it as idolatrous. In 1937 he had members of the church he

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Day 27 Jesus’ Calling

Jesus’ Calling When the sun was setting, the people brought to Jesus all who had various kinds of sickness and laying his hands on each one, he healed them … At day break Jesus went out to a solitary place. The people were looking for him and when they came to where he was, they

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Day 28 Visible Faith

Visible Faith When Jesus saw their faith, he said “Friend, your sins are forgiven.” The Pharisees and the teachers of the law began thinking to themselves, “Who is this fellow who speaks blasphemy? Who can forgive sins but God alone?”   Luke 5:20,21 The reaction of the Pharisees and teachers of the law (Luke 5:17) to

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Day 29 Which Choice?

Which Choice? A student is not above his teacher, but everyone who is fully trained will be like his teacher   Luke 6:40 Jesus’ statement is usually taken out of its context. The principle most preachers take from the text is: we become like our teacher. This gives it a positive spin and if Jesus is

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Day 30 What God’s Holy People are For

What God’s Holy People are For Why do you look at the speck of sawdust in your brother’s eye and pay no attention to the plank in your own eye? How can you say to your brother, “Brother, let me take the speck out of your eye,” when you yourself fail to see the plank

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