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    The first thing you will notice at Highland Baptist Church of West Monroe is the warm welcome you will receive from people who love Jesus and love others. We will shake your hand and greet you with a smile.
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    Highland Baptist Church is located at the intersection of Arkansas and Kiroli in West Monroe. Sunday worship is at 10:30 and 6:30. Click for directions and schedule details.
     
     
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    The first need of every person is to have a personal relationship with Jesus. Read this article to learn how to experience His love for the very first time. Join us at Highland Baptist Church of West Monroe and we will gladly share more.
     
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    A student's relationship with Jesus is first priority in the Highland Baptist Church youth ministry. Fellowship, worship, recreation, and Bible study help them build relationships with one another as they grow in Christ.
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The Bible Digest by G. E. Dean

Authored by our pastor, G.E. "Skip" Dean, The Bible Digest is a series of scriptures with a devotional comment, one for every day. The articles appear in newspapers both in the U. S. and abroad. For information on receiving them by email or for permission to print, call 318-396-1271 or email. They are distributed free of charge.

September 16 - October 20, 2018

Sunday, September 16, 2018
“I will lift up my eyes to the hills, from where comes my help. My help comes from the LORD, which made heaven and earth.” (Psalms 121:1-2 AKJV)

Look up. Call to the Lord. He can help you.

Monday, September 17, 2018
“Now when they heard this, they were pricked in their heart, and said to Peter and to the rest of the apostles, Men and brothers, what shall we do? Then Peter said to them, Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and you shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost.” (Acts 2:37-38 AKJV)

When God speaks to us He will call us to repent of sin in our lives.

Tuesday, September 18, 2018
“I was glad when they said to me, Let us go into the house of the LORD.” (Psalms 122:1 AKJV)

When you truly believe in Jesus you will want to go to the house of the Lord and worship Him.
 
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
“Pray for the peace of Jerusalem: they shall prosper that love you.” (Psalms 122:6 AKJV)

Don’t forget Jerusalem in your prayers.

Thursday, September 20, 2018
“Better it is to be of an humble spirit with the lowly, than to divide the spoil with the proud.” (Proverbs 16:19 AKJV)

Humility is pleasing to God. Pride is not.

Friday, September 21 2018
“Repent you therefore, and be converted, that your sins may be blotted out, when the times of refreshing shall come from the presence of the Lord.” (Acts 3:19 AKJV)

Do you need to be refreshed? Repent of sin and turn to Jesus.

Saturday, September 22, 2018
“Neither is there salvation in any other: for there is none other name under heaven given among men, whereby we must be saved.” (Acts 4:12 AKJV)

Jesus is the only way to Heaven. Do you know Him?

Sunday, September 23, 2018
“And they called them, and commanded them not to speak at all nor teach in the name of Jesus.” (Acts 4:18 AKJV)

The world cannot deny the truth of Jesus so they seek to intimidate Christians. “For we cannot but speak the things which we have seen and heard.” (Acts 4:20 AKJV)

Monday, September 24, 2018
“Then Peter and the other apostles answered and said, We ought to obey God rather than men.” (Acts 5:29 AKJV)

God’s will must always be our first priority.

Tuesday, September 25, 2018
“And now I say to you, Refrain from these men, and let them alone: for if this counsel or this work be of men, it will come to nothing: But if it be of God, you cannot overthrow it; lest haply you be found even to fight against God.” (Acts 5:38-39 AKJV)

Don’t fight God. God wins!

Wednesday, September 26, 2018
“And they departed from the presence of the council, rejoicing that they were counted worthy to suffer shame for his name.” (Acts 5:41 AKJV)

It is a privilege to serve Jesus.
 
Thursday, September 27, 2018
“And daily in the temple, and in every house, they ceased not to teach and preach Jesus Christ.” (Acts 5:42 AKJV)

Our message is Jesus. It is all about Him.

Friday, September 28, 2018
“There is a way that seems right to a man, but the end thereof are the ways of death.” (Proverbs 16:25 AKJV)

Don’t be deceived. God’s way is always the right way.

Saturday, September 29, 2018
“The LORD has done great things for us; whereof we are glad.” (Psalms 126:3 AKJV)

God has been so good in so many ways. Take time to thank and praise Him.
 
Sunday, September 30, 2018
“Except the LORD build the house, they labor in vain that build it: except the LORD keep the city, the watchman wakes but in vain.” (Psalms 127:1 AKJV)

Is the Lord an important part of your life? Consider the verse above.

Monday, October 1, 2018
“See, children are an heritage of the LORD: and the fruit of the womb is his reward.” (Psalms 127:3 AKJV)

Children are a blessing. Don’t forget to tell them that you love them.

Tuesday, October 2, 2018
“Blessed is every one that fears the LORD; that walks in his ways.” (Psalms 128:1 AKJV)

Do you want to be blessed? Walk in the ways of the Lord.

Wednesday, October 3, 2018
“He that is slow to anger is better than the mighty; and he that rules his spirit than he that takes a city.” (Proverbs 16:32 AKJV)

Be patient. Be kind. It is a sign of real strength.
 
Thursday, October 4, 2018
“And as they went on their way, they came to a certain water: and the eunuch said, See, here is water; what does hinder me to be baptized? And Philip said, If you believe with all your heart, you may. And he answered and said, I believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God.” (Acts 8:36-37 AKJV)

Do you believe that Jesus is the Son of God? If so, live like you believe it.

Friday, October 5, 2018
“If you, LORD, should mark iniquities, O Lord, who shall stand? But there is forgiveness with you, that you may be feared.” (Psalms 130:3-4 AKJV)

God will forgive if we repent and turn to Him for forgiveness and cleansing.

Saturday, October 6, 2018
“And straightway he preached Christ in the synagogues, that he is the Son of God.” (Acts 9:20 AKJV)

All preaching should focus on Jesus.

Sunday, October 7, 2018
“Children’s children are the crown of old men; and the glory of children are their fathers.” (Proverbs 17:6 AKJV)

It is a privilege to be a dad and granddad. It is also a responsibility. Think it over.

Monday, October 8, 2018
“He that covers a transgression seeks love; but he that repeats a matter separates very friends.” (Proverbs 17:9 AKJV)

Let it go. Love and be forgiving.

Tuesday, October 9, 2018
“A reproof enters more into a wise man than an hundred stripes into a fool.” (Proverbs 17:10 AKJV)

Can anybody tell us anything or are we too stubborn to listen?

Wednesday, October 10, 2018
“Whoever rewards evil for good, evil shall not depart from his house.” (Proverbs 17:13 AKJV)

Don’t forget. God is the final bookkeeper.

Thursday, October 11, 2018
“But God raised him from the dead:” (Acts 13:30 AKJV)

Jesus is alive. He is Lord of all.

Friday, October 12, 2018
“O lord, you have searched me, and known me. You know my sitting down and my rising up, you understand my thought afar off.” (Psalms 139:1-2 AKJV)

God knows. Is He pleased with what He sees?
 
Saturday, October 13, 2018
“Search me, O God, and know my heart: try me, and know my thoughts: And see if there be any wicked way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting.” (Psalms 139:23-24 AKJV)

This is a good prayer to pray. Take time to pray.

Sunday, October 14, 2018
“Set a watch, O LORD, before my mouth; keep the door of my lips.” (Psalms 141:3 AKJV)

We need to ask the Lord to guide us in the words that we use.

Monday, October 15, 2018
“And a certain woman named Lydia, a seller of purple, of the city of Thyatira, which worshipped God, heard us: whose heart the Lord opened, that she attended to the things which were spoken of Paul.” (Acts 16:14 AKJV)

We should all ask the Lord to open our hearts to hear Him.

Tuesday, October 16, 2018
“And brought them out, and said, Sirs, what must I do to be saved? And they said, Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and you shall be saved, and your house.” (Acts 16:30-31 AKJV)

The message is still the same. The way to salvation and to Heaven is faith in Jesus.
 
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
“I remember the days of old; I meditate on all your works; I muse on the work of your hands. I stretch forth my hands to you: my soul thirsts after you, as a thirsty land. Selah.” (Psalms 143:5-6 AKJV)

Take time to reflect on God’s working in your life in years gone by. This will bless you.
 
Thursday, October 18, 2018
“And the times of this ignorance God winked at; but now commands all men every where to repent: Because he has appointed a day, in the which he will judge the world in righteousness by that man whom he has ordained; whereof he has given assurance to all men, in that he has raised him from the dead.” (Acts 17:30-31 AKJV)

Repent from sin and turn to Jesus for forgiveness. Do it now before it is too late.

Friday, October 19, 2018
“Happy is that people, that is in such a case: yes, happy is that people, whose God is the LORD.” (Psalms 144:15 AKJV)

Real joy comes in knowing and serving the Lord.

Saturday, October 20, 2018
“He that has knowledge spares his words: and a man of understanding is of an excellent spirit.” (Proverbs 17:27 AKJV)

Don’t talk it to death. Walk the walk and our actions will truly speak the message that needs to be heard.

August 12 - September 15, 2018

Sunday, August 12, 2018
“Better is little with the fear of the LORD than great treasure and trouble therewith.” (Proverbs 15:16 AKJV)

We would do well to remember the words above. What do you value?

Monday, August 13, 2018
“And when he puts forth his own sheep, he goes before them, and the sheep follow him: for they know his voice.” (John 10:4 AKJV)

Jesus doesn’t drive His flock. He goes before us. Amen!

Tuesday, August 14, 2018
“The thief comes not, but for to steal, and to kill, and to destroy: I am come that they might have life, and that they might have it more abundantly.” (John 10:10 AKJV)

There are many who make promises of the good life. Only Jesus can deliver now and for eternity.

Wednesday, August 15, 2018
“I am the good shepherd: the good shepherd gives his life for the sheep.” (John 10:11 AKJV)

Jesus died for us. We should live for Him.

Thursday, August 16, 2018
“But our God is in the heavens: he has done whatever he has pleased.” (Psalms 115:3 AKJV)

God is God and God alone. His will ultimately will be done.

Friday, August 17, 2018
“My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me: And I give to them eternal life; and they shall never perish, neither shall any man pluck them out of my hand.” (John 10:27-28 AKJV)

Christians gladly hear and follow Jesus. Are you a Christian?
 
Saturday, August 18, 2018
“I love the LORD, because he has heard my voice and my supplications. Because he has inclined his ear to me, therefore will I call on him as long as I live.” (Psalms 116:1-2 AKJV)

God answers prayer. Pray. He can help you.

Sunday, August 19, 2018
“Jesus said to her, I am the resurrection, and the life: he that believes in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live:” (John 11:25 AKJV)

Only Jesus can give us eternal life in Heaven. Follow Him.

Monday, August 20, 2018
“If any man serve me, let him follow me; and where I am, there shall also my servant be: if any man serve me, him will my Father honor.” (John 12:26 AKJV)

God will honor those who follow Jesus.

Tuesday, August 21, 2018
“And I, if I be lifted up from the earth, will draw all men to me.” (John 12:32 AKJV)

The sacrificial death of Jesus, the Son of God, is still drawing people to Himself all across the world.

Wednesday, August 22, 2018
“For they loved the praise of men more than the praise of God.” (John 12:43 AKJV)

What means more to you, the praise of men or the praise of God?
 
Thursday, August 23, 2018
“This is the day which the LORD has made; we will rejoice and be glad in it.” (Psalms 118:24 AKJV)

Today is a gift from God. Use it wisely.

Friday, August 24, 2018
“Your word have I hid in my heart, that I might not sin against you.” (Psalms 119:11 AKJV)

Memorize Bible verses. They will help you in the time of temptation.
 
Saturday, August 25, 2018
“The LORD is far from the wicked: but he hears the prayer of the righteous.” (Proverbs 15:29 AKJV)

Is God close to you?

Sunday, August 26, 2018
“A new commandment I give to you, That you love one another; as I have loved you, that you also love one another. By this shall all men know that you are my disciples, if you have love one to another.” (John 13:34-35 AKJV)

Christians should love others even when they are not so loveable. This is the way of the Lord.
 
Monday, August 27, 2018
“Let not your heart be troubled: you believe in God, believe also in me.” (John 14:1 AKJV)

Trust Jesus. He can give the peace the world cannot give.

Tuesday, August 28, 2018
“Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.”  (John 14:6 AKJV)

There is only one way to Heaven and that way is Jesus.

Wednesday, August 29, 2018
“The ear that hears the reproof of life stays among the wise. He that refuses instruction despises his own soul: but he that hears reproof gets understanding.” (Proverbs 15:31-32 AKJV)

Take time to listen even to criticism. It will serve us well in the long run.

Thursday, August 30, 2018
“If you love me, keep my commandments.” (John 14:15 AKJV)

It can’t be any plainer than this. If we love Jesus, we will follow Him.

Friday, August 31, 2018
“Peace I leave with you, my peace I give to you: not as the world gives, give I to you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid.” (John 14:27 AKJV)

Are you looking for peace? Look to Jesus.

Saturday, September 1, 2018
“I am the vine, you are the branches: He that stays in me, and I in him, the same brings forth much fruit: for without me you can do nothing.” (John 15:5 AKJV)

We are totally dependent on Jesus to produce fruit for the Kingdom. He is Lord!

Sunday, September 2, 2018
“Greater love has no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.” (John 15:13 AKJV)

Jesus gave His life for us so that we could have eternal life. Thank you, Jesus.

Monday, September 3, 2018
“These things I have spoken to you, that in me you might have peace. In the world you shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world.” (John 16:33 AKJV)

Christians will face hard times but Jesus will give us peace as we lean on Him. He has overcome the world.

Tuesday, September 4, 2018
“Every one that is proud in heart is an abomination to the LORD: though hand join in hand, he shall not be unpunished.” (Proverbs 16:5 AKJV)

Pride does not please the Lord. He honors true humility.

Wednesday, September 5, 2018
“And this is life eternal, that they might know you the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom you have sent.” (John 17:3 AKJV)

Eternal life in Heaven is found in Jesus and Him alone.
 
Thursday, September 6, 2018
“Sanctify them through your truth: your word is truth.” (John 17:17 AKJV)

Are you looking for truth? Read your Bible.
 
Friday, September 7, 2018
“For ever, O LORD, your word is settled in heaven. Your faithfulness is to all generations: you have established the earth, and it stays.” (Psalms 119:89-90 AKJV)

When God does it, it is a done deal. Have faith in God.

Saturday, September 8, 2018
“Unless your law had been my delights, I should then have perished in my affliction.” (Psalms 119:92 AKJV)

The Bible can give us the answers and strength we need in times of trouble.

Sunday, September 9, 2018
“Your word is a lamp to my feet, and a light to my path.” (Psalms 119:105 AKJV)

You don’t have to continue in darkness and confusion. Read your Bible and walk in the light.
 
Monday, September 10, 2018
“When Jesus therefore had received the vinegar, he said, It is finished: and he bowed his head, and gave up the ghost.” (John 19:30 AKJV)

Jesus accomplished salvation. It is complete and our sins were paid for in full. Have you accepted God’s salvation?

Tuesday, September 11, 2018
“Jesus said to him, Thomas, because you have seen me, you have believed: blessed are they that have not seen, and yet have believed.” (John 20:29 AKJV)

That would be us. I have been blessed by the living Lord Jesus. What about you?

Wednesday, September 12, 2018
“But these are written, that you might believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God; and that believing you might have life through his name.” (John 20:31 AKJV)

Jesus is the Son of God and He can give eternal life to all who follow Him.

Thursday, September 13, 2018
“How much better is it to get wisdom than gold! and to get understanding rather to be chosen than silver!” (Proverbs 16:16 AKJV)

God can give us the wisdom we need to make the right decisions in our lives. Take time to pray.

Friday, September 14, 2018
“Which also said, You men of Galilee, why stand you gazing up into heaven? this same Jesus, which is taken up from you into heaven, shall so come in like manner as you have seen him go into heaven.” (Acts 1:11 AKJV)

Jesus ascended to Heaven and one day He is coming back. Are you ready?

Saturday, September 15, 2018
“Pride goes before destruction, and an haughty spirit before a fall.” (Proverbs 16:18 AKJV)

Pride can deceive us and destroy us. Beware.

July 8 - August 11, 2018

Sunday, July 8, 2018
“Serve the LORD with gladness: come before his presence with singing. Know you that the LORD he is God: it is he that has made us, and not we ourselves; we are his people, and the sheep of his pasture.” (Psalms 100:2-3 AKJV)


It is joy and a privilege to worship the Lord.

Monday, July 9, 2018
“There is a way which seems right to a man, but the end thereof are the ways of death.” (Proverbs 14:12 AKJV)

We can be fooled. We need to follow the Bible to know what is true. 

Tuesday, July 10, 2018
“But as many as received him, to them gave he power to become the sons of God, even to them that believe on his name:” (John 1:12 AKJV)

Have you received the Lord Jesus into your life?

Wednesday, July 11, 2018
“The next day John sees Jesus coming to him, and said, Behold the Lamb of God, which takes away the sin of the world.” (John 1:29 AKJV)

Jesus died to be the sacrifice for our sins. Have you given your life to Him?

Thursday, July 12, 2018
“Marvel not that I said to you, You must be born again. The wind blows where it wants, and you hear the sound thereof, but can not tell from where it comes, and where it goes: so is every one that is born of the Spirit.” (John 3:7-8 AKJV)

Have you been born again? You must be to be a child of God.

Friday, July 13, 2018
“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.” (John 3:16 AKJV)

God loves you. Jesus died for you. He has provided a way for you to go Heaven. Trust Him now.

Saturday, July 14, 2018
“He that believes on him is not condemned: but he that believes not is condemned already, because he has not believed in the name of the only begotten Son of God.” (John 3:18 AKJV)

You are lost from God until you come to Jesus. Don’t waste another day. Give your life to Jesus now.
 
Sunday, July 15, 2018
“And this is the condemnation, that light is come into the world, and men loved darkness rather than light, because their deeds were evil.” (John 3:19 AKJV)

This is the real reason that people reject Jesus. They love sin more.
 
Monday, July 16, 2018
“He must increase, but I must decrease.” (John 3:30 AKJV)

This should be the desire of every Christian. We must make Jesus Lord of our lives.
 
Tuesday, July 17, 2018
“He that believes on the Son has everlasting life: and he that believes not the Son shall not see life; but the wrath of God stays on him.” (John 3:36 AKJV)

If you reject Jesus, you are subject to the wrath of God forever. Think it over.
 
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
“God is a Spirit: and they that worship him must worship him in spirit and in truth.” (John 4:24 AKJV)

Connect the dots in your life. Worship the Lord and He will guide you into all truth.

Thursday, July 19, 2018
“And said to the woman, Now we believe, not because of your saying: for we have heard him ourselves, and know that this is indeed the Christ, the Savior of the world.” (John 4:42 AKJV)

Have you experienced the Lord Jesus in your life? If so, you know that He is the Savior of the world.

Friday, July 20, 2018
“Truly, truly, I say to you, He that hears my word, and believes on him that sent me, has everlasting life, and shall not come into condemnation; but is passed from death to life.” (John 5:24 AKJV)

Believe. Believe. Believe in Jesus and the Word of God. Have faith in God.

Saturday, July 21, 2018
“They soon forgot his works; they waited not for his counsel:” (Psalms 106:13 AKJV)
 “And he gave them their request; but sent leanness into their soul.” (Psalms 106:15 AKJV)

Don’t be hasty. Wait on God. God may give us what we want so that we may realize that our real need is Him, not our selfish desires.


Sunday, July 22, 2018
“Wisdom rests in the heart of him that has understanding: but that which is in the middle of fools is made known.” (Proverbs 14:33 AKJV)

How do others see you? How does God see you? Think it over.

Monday, July 23, 2018
“And the LORD said to Samuel, Listen to the voice of the people in all that they say to you: for they have not rejected you, but they have rejected me, that I should not reign over them.” (1 Samuel 8:7 AKJV)

Rejecting God’s messenger with God’s message is to reject God Himself.

Tuesday, July 24, 2018
“And Jesus said to them, I am the bread of life: he that comes to me shall never hunger; and he that believes on me shall never thirst.” (John 6:35 AKJV)

Only Jesus can satisfy the human heart for time and eternity.

Wednesday, July 25, 2018
“Righteousness exalts a nation: but sin is a reproach to any people.” (Proverbs 14:34 AKJV)

God’s laws still stand. Choices have consequences and that involves nations too.

Thursday, July 26, 2018
“And they served their idols: which were a snare to them.” (Psalms 106:36 AKJV)

When anyone worships anyone or anything other than God, expect unpleasant consequences.
 
Friday, July 27, 2018
“Truly, truly, I say to you, He that believes on me has everlasting life.” (John 6:47 AKJV)

These are the words of Jesus. Do you believe in Him as your Lord and Savior?  

Saturday, July 28, 2018
“Then Simon Peter answered him, Lord, to whom shall we go? you have the words of eternal life. And we believe and are sure that you are that Christ, the Son of the living God.” (John 6:68-69 AKJV)

Peter was convinced that Jesus is the Son of the Living God. Are you?

Sunday, July 29, 2018
“Let the redeemed of the LORD say so, whom he has redeemed from the hand of the enemy;” (Psalms 107:2 AKJV)

Tell others about what the Lord has done for you. They need and want to hear it.

Monday, July 30, 2018
“Oh that men would praise the LORD for his goodness, and for his wonderful works to the children of men! For he satisfies the longing soul, and fills the hungry soul with goodness.” (Psalms 107:8-9 AKJV)

God can give us what this world cannot give.
 
Tuesday, July 31, 2018
“He sent his word, and healed them, and delivered them from their destructions.” (Psalms 107:20 AKJV)

Apply God’s Word to your heart and He can bring healing to you also.

Wednesday, August 1, 2018
“A soft answer turns away wrath: but grievous words stir up anger.” (Proverbs 15:1 AKJV)

This is a good verse to apply in the heat of the moment.
 
Thursday, August 21, 2018
“The eyes of the LORD are in every place, beholding the evil and the good.” (Proverbs 15:3 AKJV)

God knows. Get right with God before it is too late.
 
Friday, August 32, 2018
“Give us help from trouble: for vain is the help of man.” (Psalms 108:12 AKJV)

God has the ultimate answers to life’s troubles.
 
Saturday, August 4, 2018
“In the last day, that great day of the feast, Jesus stood and cried, saying, If any man thirst, let him come to me, and drink. He that believes on me, as the scripture has said, out of his belly shall flow rivers of living water.” (John 7:37-38 AKJV)

Jesus can give you life abundant and life eternal.
 
Sunday, August 5, 2018
“Then spoke Jesus again to them, saying, I am the light of the world: he that follows me shall not walk in darkness, but shall have the light of life.” (John 8:12 AKJV)

Jesus can overcome the darkness of this world. He wants to help you.

Monday, August 6, 2018
“I said therefore to you, that you shall die in your sins: for if you believe not that I am he, you shall die in your sins.” (John 8:24 AKJV)

Jesus is the only One who can save you from your sins. Repent and ask Jesus to forgive you.

Tuesday, August 7, 2018
“The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom: a good understanding have all they that do his commandments: his praise endures for ever.” (Psalms 111:10 AKJV)

If we are wise, we will fear the Lord. We are all accountable to Him.

Wednesday, August 8, 2018
“And you shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.” (John 8:32 AKJV)
 “If the Son therefore shall make you free, you shall be free indeed.” (John 8:36 AKJV)

Jesus can set us free because He is the Truth, the Son of God.

Thursday, August 9, 2018
“Jesus answered them, Truly, truly, I say to you, Whoever commits sin is the servant of sin.” (John 8:34 AKJV)

We don’t control sin. Sin controls us. Jesus can set us free from sin.
 
Friday, August 10, 2018
“You are of your father the devil, and the lusts of your father you will do. He was a murderer from the beginning, and stayed not in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he speaks a lie, he speaks of his own: for he is a liar, and the father of it.” (John 8:44 AKJV)

Lying puts one in bad company. Think it over.

Saturday, August 11, 2018
“The heart of him that has understanding seeks knowledge: but the mouth of fools feeds on foolishness.” (Proverbs 15:14 AKJV)

Where is your heart? Seek the Lord and His wisdom.

June 3 - July 7, 2018

Sunday, June 3, 2018
“And they shall whip him, and put him to death: and the third day he shall rise again.” (Luke 18:33 AKJV)

Jesus predicted all that would happen to Him and it did. God is in control.
 
Monday, June 4, 2018
“For you, Lord, are good, and ready to forgive; and plenteous in mercy to all them that call on you.” (Psalms 86:5 AKJV)

The Lord will forgive you too if you come to Him with a repentant heart.
 
Tuesday, June 5, 2018
“All nations whom you have made shall come and worship before you, O Lord; and shall glorify your name. For you are great, and do wondrous things: you are God alone.” (Psalms 86:9-10 AKJV)

That day is getting closer. Jesus is coming back.
 
Wednesday, June 6, 2018
“Be strong and of a good courage, fear not, nor be afraid of them: for the LORD your God, he it is that does go with you; he will not fail you, nor forsake you.” (Deuteronomy 31:6 AKJV)

Have faith in God. He will take care of His people.

Thursday, June 7, 2018
“Also I say to you, Whoever shall confess me before men, him shall the Son of man also confess before the angels of God: But he that denies me before men shall be denied before the angels of God.” (Luke 12:8-9 AKJV)

Real believers in Jesus are glad to share Jesus with others. 

Friday, June 8, 2018
“And he said to them, Take heed, and beware of covetousness: for a man’s life consists not in the abundance of the things which he possesses.” (Luke 12:15 AKJV)

God is what matters, not things.
 
Saturday, June 9, 2018
“For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.” (Luke 12:34 AKJV)

Our spending habits tell the story of our hearts. What is important to you?

Sunday, June 10, 2018
“Be you therefore ready also: for the Son of man comes at an hour when you think not.” (Luke 12:40 AKJV)

Are you ready? Jesus is coming back.
 
Monday, June 11, 2018
“I tell you, No: but, except you repent, you shall all likewise perish.” (Luke 13:3 AKJV)
 
When we turn to Jesus we must by necessity turn away from sin. We must repent of sin.
 
Tuesday, June 12, 2018
“This book of the law shall not depart out of your mouth; but you shall meditate therein day and night, that you may observe to do according to all that is written therein: for then you shall make your way prosperous, and then you shall have good success.” (Joshua 1:8 AKJV)

Focus on God and His Word and watch Him work in your life.

Wednesday, June 13, 2018
“For whoever exalts himself shall be abased; and he that humbles himself shall be exalted.” (Luke 14:11 AKJV)

Humility is big in the eyes of God.

Thursday, June 14, 2018
“I say to you, that likewise joy shall be in heaven over one sinner that repents, more than over ninety and nine just persons, which need no repentance.” (Luke 15:7 AKJV)

If you are broken over your sin, I have good news for you. The Lord can help you. Pray now.

Friday, June 15, 2018
“And Zacchaeus stood, and said to the Lord: Behold, Lord, the half of my goods I give to the poor; and if I have taken any thing from any man by false accusation, I restore him fourfold.” (Luke 19:8 AKJV)

When Jesus touches lives, lives are changed for the better.
 
Saturday, June 16, 2018
“For the Son of man is come to seek and to save that which was lost.” (Luke 19:10 AKJV)

Have you lost your way? Jesus will help you find abundant life and eternal life.

Sunday, June 17, 2018
“I will sing of the mercies of the LORD for ever: with my mouth will I make known your faithfulness to all generations.” (Psalms 89:1 AKJV)

The Christian faith is a singing faith. We have so much for which to be grateful.

Monday, June 18, 2018
“God is greatly to be feared in the assembly of the saints, and to be had in reverence of all them that are about him.” (Psalms 89:7 AKJV)

To know the Lord is to truly revere and respect Him.

Tuesday, June 19, 2018
“For he is not a God of the dead, but of the living: for all live to him.” (Luke 20:38 AKJV)

There is eternal life after this one. Jesus is the way to that eternal life.

Wednesday, June 20, 2018
“Poverty and shame shall be to him that refuses instruction: but he that regards reproof shall be honored.” (Proverbs 13:18 AKJV)

Are you teachable? There are dividends if you are.

Thursday, June 21, 2018
“And if it seem evil to you to serve the LORD, choose you this day whom you will serve; whether the gods which your fathers served that were on the other side of the flood, or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land you dwell: but as for me and my house, we will serve the LORD.” (Joshua 24:15 AKJV)

You must choose. Choose the Lord. You will be glad you did.

Friday, June 22, 2018
“He that walks with wise men shall be wise: but a companion of fools shall be destroyed.” (Proverbs 13:20 AKJV)

Who are your friends?

Saturday, June 23, 2018
“You have set our iniquities before you, our secret sins in the light of your countenance.” (Psalms 90:8 AKJV)

God knows all about us. Only He can forgive our sins.

Sunday, June 24, 2018
“He that dwells in the secret place of the most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty. I will say of the LORD, He is my refuge and my fortress: my God; in him will I trust.” (Psalms 91:1-2 AKJV)

It is a comfort to belong to the Lord. He takes care of His own.

Monday, June 25 2018
“He that spares his rod hates his son: but he that loves him chastens him betimes.” (Proverbs 13:24 AKJV)

Loving discipline is the need of every child.

Tuesday, June 26, 2018
“And when he was at the place, he said to them, Pray that you enter not into temptation.” (Luke 22:40 AKJV)

Talking to God can keep us out of a lot of trouble.
 
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
“He that planted the ear, shall he not hear? he that formed the eye, shall he not see?” (Psalms 94:9 AKJV)

God knows. Would He be pleased with us?

Thursday, June 28, 2018
“In the multitude of my thoughts within me your comforts delight my soul.” (Psalms 94:19 AKJV)

The Lord can give us peace that the world cannot give.
 
Friday, June 29, 2018
“Then said they all, Are you then the Son of God? And he said to them, You say that I am.” (Luke 22:70 AKJV)

Jesus is the One and only Son of God. He alone is the way to eternal life.

Saturday, June 30, 2018
“O come, let us worship and bow down: let us kneel before the LORD our maker.” (Psalms 95:6 AKJV)

Take time to worship the Lord. He is God and God alone.

Sunday, July 1, 2018
“Then said Jesus, Father, forgive them; for they know not what they do. And they parted his raiment, and cast lots.” (Luke 23:34 AKJV)

Jesus can forgive our sins too. He loves you. He died for us so that we could have eternal life in Heaven.
 
Monday, July 2, 2018
“And he said to Jesus, Lord, remember me when you come into your kingdom. And Jesus said to him, Truly I say to you, To day shall you be with me in paradise.” (Luke 23:42-43 AKJV)

If Jesus can forgive the thief on the cross, He can forgive us. Thank God for His forgiveness.

Tuesday, July 3, 2018
“He is not here, but is risen: remember how he spoke to you when he was yet in Galilee, Saying, The Son of man must be delivered into the hands of sinful men, and be crucified, and the third day rise again.” (Luke 24:6-7 AKJV)

Not only did Jesus predict His resurrection, He actually arose from the dead. Jesus is Lord!

Wednesday, July 4, 2018
“And beginning at Moses and all the prophets, he expounded to them in all the scriptures the things concerning himself.” (Luke 24:27 AKJV)

All the Bible points to Jesus. He is the only Son of God.

Thursday, July 5, 2018
“Behold my hands and my feet, that it is I myself: handle me, and see; for a spirit has not flesh and bones, as you see me have.” (Luke 24:39 AKJV)

Jesus arose bodily from the tomb. Jesus is alive.

Friday, July 6, 2018
“And said to them, Thus it is written, and thus it behooved Christ to suffer, and to rise from the dead the third day: And that repentance and remission of sins should be preached in his name among all nations, beginning at Jerusalem.” (Luke 24:46-47 AKJV)

This is good news. Jesus conquered sin and death. He can deliver us from sin and death. Put your faith in Jesus.

Saturday, July 7, 2018
“And they worshipped him, and returned to Jerusalem with great joy: And were continually in the temple, praising and blessing God. Amen.” (Luke 24:52-53 AKJV)

Take time to worship the Lord Jesus. Be in church this Sunday.


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