• Friendly people will welcome you!

    Friendly people will welcome you!

    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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    Map & Schedule

    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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    Jesus loves you!

    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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    Upper Room
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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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    NBS is a Christian school in West Monroe supported by Southern Baptist churches in the Northeast Louisiana Baptist Association. K3 - 12th Grade. Click to go to the school web site.
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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.

June 7 - July 11, 2020

Sunday, June 7, 2020

“Then the word of the LORD came to me, saying, Before I formed you in the belly I knew you; and before you came forth out of the womb I sanctified you, and I ordained you a prophet to the nations.” (Jeremiah 1:4-5 AKJV)

Life is sacred. God gave it to us. Life should be valued at conception. We are made in the image of God.

Monday, June 8, 2020

“And being found in fashion as a man, he humbled himself, and became obedient to death, even the death of the cross.” (Philippians 2:8 AKJV)

This is what Jesus, the Son of God, did for us. He died for us. We should live for Him.

Tuesday, June 9, 2020

“For my people have committed two evils; they have forsaken me the fountain of living waters, and hewed them out cisterns, broken cisterns, that can hold no water.” (Jeremiah 2:13 AKJV)

It just doesn’t make sense to walk away from God.

Wednesday, June 10, 2020

“Why God also has highly exalted him, and given him a name which is above every name: That at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, of things in heaven, and things in earth, and things under the earth; And that every tongue should confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.” (Philippians 2:9-11 AKJV)

This day is coming. Jesus is Lord.

Thursday, June 11, 2020

“Thus said the LORD, Stand you in the ways, and see, and ask for the old paths, where is the good way, and walk therein, and you shall find rest for your souls. But they said, We will not walk therein.” (Jeremiah 6:16 AKJV)

We may not need the good old days but we sure need the good old ways. Let’s turn back to the Lord.

Friday, June 12, 2020

“That I may know him, and the power of his resurrection, and the fellowship of his sufferings, being made conformable to his death;” (Philippians 3:10 AKJV)

We should get to know the Lord better. He will bless us and make us a blessing.

Saturday, June 13, 2020

“Therefore you shall speak all these words to them; but they will not listen to you: you shall also call to them; but they will not answer you.” (Jeremiah 7:27 AKJV)

God’s men must continue to speak His Word whether people listen or not.

Sunday, June 14, 2020

“Rejoice in the Lord always: and again I say, Rejoice.” (Philippians 4:4 AKJV)

When we get our joy from Jesus it will last because He never changes.

Monday, June 15, 2020

“O LORD, though our iniquities testify against us, do you it for your name’s sake: for our backslidings are many; we have sinned against you.” (Jeremiah 14:7 AKJV)

We too need to call on the Lord to be merciful to all of us.

Tuesday, June 16, 2020

“Be careful for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which passes all understanding, shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.” (Philippians 4:6-7 AKJV)

Tell the Lord about it. He can give you peace that the world cannot give.

Wednesday, June 17, 2020

“Then said the LORD to me, Though Moses and Samuel stood before me, yet my mind could not be toward this people: cast them out of my sight, and let them go forth.” (Jeremiah 15:1 AKJV)

Don’t take the grace and patience of the Lord for granted. Don’t cross the line.

Thursday, June 18, 2020

“Finally, brothers, whatever things are true, whatever things are honest, whatever things are just, whatever things are pure, whatever things are lovely, whatever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things.” (Philippians 4:8 AKJV)

How is your thinking? Think on the things of God.

Friday, June 19, 2020

“Thus said the LORD; Cursed be the man that trusts in man, and makes flesh his arm, and whose heart departs from the LORD.” (Jeremiah 17:5 AKJV)

We can depend on God. God is faithful.

Saturday, June 20, 2020

“Who has delivered us from the power of darkness, and has translated us into the kingdom of his dear Son: In whom we have redemption through his blood, even the forgiveness of sins:” (Colossians 1:13-14 AKJV)

This is what God can do for you also. Pray. Trust Him.

Sunday, June 21, 2020

“Blessed is the man that trusts in the LORD, and whose hope the LORD is. For he shall be as a tree planted by the waters, and that spreads out her roots by the river, and shall not see when heat comes, but her leaf shall be green; and shall not be careful in the year of drought, neither shall cease from yielding fruit.” (Jeremiah 17:7-8 AKJV)

God wants to bless us and make us a blessing.

Monday, June 22, 2020

“I can do all things through Christ which strengthens me.” (Philippians 4:13 AKJV)

Jesus can do it. Have faith in Him to work in your circumstances.

Tuesday, June 23, 2020

“Heal me, O LORD, and I shall be healed; save me, and I shall be saved: for you are my praise.” (Jeremiah 17:14 AKJV)

Pray. The Lord is waiting to hear from you. Have faith in Him.

Wednesday, June 24, 2020

“For by him were all things created, that are in heaven, and that are in earth, visible and invisible, whether they be thrones, or dominions, or principalities, or powers: all things were created by him, and for him:” (Colossians 1:16 AKJV)

The “him” in the verse above is Jesus. It’s all about Jesus. We were created by Him for Him.

Thursday, June 25, 2020

“Am I a God at hand, said the LORD, and not a God afar off? Can any hide himself in secret places that I shall not see him? said the LORD. Do not I fill heaven and earth? said the LORD.” (Jeremiah 23:23-24 AKJV)

We can’t hide from God. This is His world.

Friday, June 26, 2020

“If you then be risen with Christ, seek those things which are above, where Christ sits on the right hand of God. Set your affection on things above, not on things on the earth.” (Colossians 3:1-2 AKJV)

Are our priorities in the right place? The verse above will help make the right decisions.

Saturday, June 27, 2020

“Is not my word like as a fire? said the LORD; and like a hammer that breaks the rock in pieces?” (Jeremiah 23:29 AKJV)

Don’t underestimate the power of the Word of God.

Sunday, June 28, 2020

“But my God shall supply all your need according to his riches in glory by Christ Jesus.” (Philippians 4:19 AKJV)

The Lord is able to deliver. Pray. Trust Him for the results.

Monday, June 29, 2020

“And you shall seek me, and find me, when you shall search for me with all your heart.” (Jeremiah 29:13 AKJV)

The Lord is waiting on us to truly pursue Him. Are you ready?

Tuesday, June 30, 2020

“For this cause also thank we God without ceasing, because, when you received the word of God which you heard of us, you received it not as the word of men, but as it is in truth, the word of God, which effectually works also in you that believe.” (1 Thessalonians 2:13 AKJV)

The Bible is not the word of men. It is the Word of God. We must take it seriously.

Wednesday, July 1, 2020

“Sing aloud to God our strength: make a joyful noise to the God of Jacob.” (Psalms 81:1 AKJV)

The Christian faith is a singing faith. Sing to the Lord. He is worthy to be praised.

Thursday, July 2, 2020

“For God has not called us to uncleanness, but to holiness. He therefore that despises, despises not man, but God, who has also given to us his holy Spirit.” (1 Thessalonians 4:7-8 AKJV)

The Christian life is a holy life. We should bring glory to the Lord.

Friday, July 3, 2020

“But my people would not listen to my voice; and Israel would none of me. So I gave them up to their own hearts’ lust: and they walked in their own counsels.” (Psalms 81:11-12 AKJV)

Let’s listen to the Lord. He will save us a lot of heartache.

Saturday, July 4, 2020

“This is a faithful saying, and worthy of all acceptation, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners; of whom I am chief.” (1 Timothy 1:15 AKJV)

Amen! Jesus is a wonderful Savior.

Sunday, July 5, 2020

“Confidence in an unfaithful man in time of trouble is like a broken tooth, and a foot out of joint.” (Proverbs 25:19 AKJV)

Be reliable. This is a good witness for the Lord.

Monday, July 6, 2020

“For the Lord himself shall descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of the archangel, and with the trump of God: and the dead in Christ shall rise first:” (1 Thessalonians 4:16 AKJV)

Jesus is coming back. Will you be glad to see Him?

Tuesday, July 7, 2020

“For a day in your courts is better than a thousand. I had rather be a doorkeeper in the house of my God, than to dwell in the tents of wickedness.” (Psalms 84:10 AKJV)

People who love the Lord love to go to church and worship the Lord.

Wednesday, July 8, 2020

“Rejoice ever more. Pray without ceasing. In every thing give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you.” (1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 AKJV)

This is a good way to live every day.

Thursday, July 9, 2020

“For the LORD God is a sun and shield: the LORD will give grace and glory: no good thing will he withhold from them that walk uprightly. O LORD of hosts, blessed is the man that trusts in you.” (Psalms 84:11-12 AKJV)

It is a blessing to know the Lord and walk with Him through life.

Friday, July 10, 2020

“For God has not appointed us to wrath, but to obtain salvation by our Lord Jesus Christ,” (1 Thessalonians 5:9 AKJV)

Wrath and Judgment are coming but the saved will be safe in the arms of the Lord forever. Amen!

Saturday, July 11, 2020

“Will you not revive us again: that your people may rejoice in you?” (Psalms 85:6 AKJV)

We need to pray like this. Lord, have mercy and send a much needed revival.

 

May 3 - June 6, 2020

Sunday, May 3, 2020

“But they that wait on the LORD shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint.” (Isaiah 40:31 AKJV)

God can lift you up. He can do what no man could do.

Monday, May 4, 2020

“Fear you not; for I am with you: be not dismayed; for I am your God: I will strengthen you; yes, I will help you; yes, I will uphold you with the right hand of my righteousness.” (Isaiah 41:10 AKJV)

Don’t be afraid. God has got everything under control. Have faith in God.

Tuesday, May 5, 2020

“And be you kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ’s sake has forgiven you.” (Ephesians 4:32 AKJV)

Be kind. Be forgiving. This is the Christian way of life.

Wednesday, May 6, 2020

“I am the LORD: that is my name: and my glory will I not give to another, neither my praise to graven images.” (Isaiah 42:8 AKJV)

God is God all alone. There is none other.

Thursday, May 7, 2020

“And be not drunk with wine, wherein is excess; but be filled with the Spirit;” (Ephesians 5:18 AKJV)

Be filled with the fullness of God. He alone can meet your needs and give you direction for your life.

Friday, May 8, 2020

“I, even I, am the LORD; and beside me there is no savior.” (Isaiah 43:11 AKJV)

Only the Lord can save us from our sins. Have you repented of sin and turned to Him for forgiveness?

Saturday, May 9, 2020

“And grieve not the holy Spirit of God, whereby you are sealed to the day of redemption.” (Ephesians 4:30 AKJV)

Don’t say no to the leading of the Holy Spirit. He wants to bless and make us a blessing.

Sunday, May 10, 2020

“I, even I, am he that blots out your transgressions for my own sake, and will not remember your sins.” (Isaiah 43:25 AKJV)

Thank God for His grace and forgiveness.

Monday, May 11, 2020

“For you were sometimes darkness, but now are you light in the Lord: walk as children of light: (For the fruit of the Spirit is in all goodness and righteousness and truth;)” (Ephesians 5:8-9 AKJV)

Christians can walk in the light of God’s truth instead of being chained in darkness. Amen!

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

“Thus said the LORD, your redeemer, and he that formed you from the womb, I am the LORD that makes all things; that stretches forth the heavens alone; that spreads abroad the earth by myself;” (Isaiah 44:24 AKJV)

God made us and will redeem us from sin. Only He can do all of the above.

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

“Speaking to yourselves in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody in your heart to the Lord; Giving thanks always for all things to God and the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ;” (Ephesians 5:19-20 AKJV)

Christians have a reason to sing. We are saved from sin and filled with thanksgiving for what He has done in us.

Thursday, May 14, 2020

“Woe to him that strives with his Maker! Let the potsherd strive with the potsherds of the earth. Shall the clay say to him that fashions it, What make you? or your work, He has no hands?” (Isaiah 45:9 AKJV)

We are not in charge. God is. We don’t know. He does. Have faith in God.

Friday, May 15, 2020

“Wives, submit yourselves to your own husbands, as to the Lord.” (Ephesians 5:22 AKJV)

God has spoken.

Saturday, May 16, 2020

“Husbands, love your wives, even as Christ also loved the church, and gave himself for it;” (Ephesians 5:25 AKJV)

This is a command from God. Men must obey. Love your wife like God loves all of us.

Sunday, May 17, 2020

“Look to me, and be you saved, all the ends of the earth: for I am God, and there is none else.” (Isaiah 45:22 AKJV)

The Lord is the One we need. He can help us now and forever.

Monday, May 18, 2020

“Nevertheless let every one of you in particular so love his wife even as himself; and the wife see that she reverence her husband.” (Ephesians 5:33 AKJV)

This is the key for marriage.

Tuesday, May 19, 2020

“Remember the former things of old: for I am God, and there is none else; I am God, and there is none like me,” (Isaiah 46:9 AKJV)

We need that old time religion. Look back to the roots of your faith. Look back to the Bible.

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

“But he was wounded for our transgressions, he was bruised for our iniquities: the chastisement of our peace was on him; and with his stripes we are healed. All we like sheep have gone astray; we have turned every one to his own way; and the LORD has laid on him the iniquity of us all.” (Isaiah 53:5-6 AKJV)

God loves us this much. Shouldn’t we love Him back?

Thursday, May 21, 2020

“Children, obey your parents in the Lord: for this is right. Honor your father and mother; which is the first commandment with promise;” (Ephesians 6:1-2 AKJV)

Families must get back to the basics. God knows what He is saying. Obey His Word.

Friday, May 22, 2020

“Why do you spend money for that which is not bread? and your labor for that which satisfies not? listen diligently to me, and eat you that which is good, and let your soul delight itself in fatness.” (Isaiah 55:2 AKJV)

Follow God’s plan. It pays to follow Him.

Saturday, May 23, 2020

“If you faint in the day of adversity, your strength is small.” (Proverbs 24:10 AKJV)

Trust God in the hard times. He will take care of you.

Sunday, May 24, 2020

“Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil.” (Ephesians 6:11 AKJV)

We are in a spiritual battle. We need the Lord and His weapons.

Monday, May 25, 2020

“Seek you the LORD while he may be found, call you on him while he is near:” (Isaiah 55:6 AKJV)

When God shows up, stand up. This is your opportunity. You may not get another opportunity.

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

“And to wait for his Son from heaven, whom he raised from the dead, even Jesus, which delivered us from the wrath to come.” (1 Thessalonians 1:10 AKJV)

Jesus is coming back. He is alive and coming back for His own to save us from Hell to eternal life in Heaven.

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

“For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, said the LORD. For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways, and my thoughts than your thoughts.” (Isaiah 55:8-9 AKJV)

Read your Bible to find the ways and thoughts of God.

Thursday, May 28, 2020

“When I thought to know this, it was too painful for me; Until I went into the sanctuary of God; then understood I their end.” (Psalms 73:16-17 AKJV)

When we go to the house of the Lord we get better insight to what is happening around us.

Friday, May 29, 2020

“Praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit, and watching thereunto with all perseverance and supplication for all saints;” (Ephesians 6:18 AKJV)

Keep praying. It will keep you on track.

Saturday, May 30, 2020

“Fret not yourself because of evil men, neither be you envious at the wicked: For there shall be no reward to the evil man; the candle of the wicked shall be put out.” (Proverbs 24:19-20 AKJV)

God has the final say. God wins!

Sunday, May 31, 2020

“For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain.” (Philippians 1:21 AKJV)

People who are born again follow Jesus. It’s all about Him.

Monday, June 1, 2020

“Say not, I will do so to him as he has done to me: I will render to the man according to his work.” (Proverbs 24:29 AKJV)

We should not be in the vengeance business. Let God take care of you.

Tuesday, June 2, 2020

“For thus said the high and lofty One that inhabits eternity, whose name is Holy; I dwell in the high and holy place, with him also that is of a contrite and humble spirit, to revive the spirit of the humble, and to revive the heart of the contrite ones.” (Isaiah 57:15 AKJV)

God is pleased to work in the hearts of the truly humble.

Wednesday, June 3, 2020

“Whom have I in heaven but you? and there is none on earth that I desire beside you. My flesh and my heart fails: but God is the strength of my heart, and my portion for ever.” (Psalms 73:25-26 AKJV)

This is the kind of relationship that God’s people should have with Him.

Thursday, June 4, 2020

“Let nothing be done through strife or vainglory; but in lowliness of mind let each esteem other better than themselves.” (Philippians 2:3 AKJV)

Let’s put the Lord and others before ourselves.

Friday, June 5, 2020

“But we are all as an unclean thing, and all our righteousnesses are as filthy rags; and we all do fade as a leaf; and our iniquities, like the wind, have taken us away.” (Isaiah 64:6 AKJV)

We are not good enough. We all fall short. This is why we need the grace of God to forgive us.

Saturday, June 6, 2020

“Who has delivered us from the power of darkness, and has translated us into the kingdom of his dear Son: In whom we have redemption through his blood, even the forgiveness of sins:” (Colossians 1:13-14 AKJV)

Jesus died to save us from Hell. Thank you Jesus.

March 29 - May 2, 2020

Sunday, March 29, 2020

“The show of their countenance does witness against them; and they declare their sin as Sodom, they hide it not. Woe to their soul! for they have rewarded evil to themselves.” (Isaiah 3:9 AKJV)

Unfortunately we live in such a day today. Pray for revival.

Monday, March 30, 2020

“Have mercy on me, O God, according to your loving kindness: according to the multitude of your tender mercies blot out my transgressions. Wash me thoroughly from my iniquity, and cleanse me from my sin.” (Psalms 51:1-2 AKJV)

The Lord will hear this kind of praying. We must confess and repent.

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

“Woe to them that call evil good, and good evil; that put darkness for light, and light for darkness; that put bitter for sweet, and sweet for bitter!” (Isaiah 5:20 AKJV)

Sin will mess up values and virtues. We need a return to God.

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

“Labor not to be rich: cease from your own wisdom. Will you set your eyes on that which is not? for riches certainly make themselves wings; they fly away as an eagle toward heaven.” (Proverbs 23:4-5 AKJV)

Riches will not sustain us. God will.

Thursday, April 2, 2020

“And he said to me, My grace is sufficient for you: for my strength is made perfect in weakness. Most gladly therefore will I rather glory in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest on me.” (2 Corinthians 12:9 AKJV)

In our weaknesses we can experience God’s grace and power. He is there for you.

Friday, April 3, 2020

“And one cried to another, and said, Holy, holy, holy, is the LORD of hosts: the whole earth is full of his glory.” (Isaiah 6:3 AKJV)

God can never be less than holy. He will never condone sin.

Saturday, April 4, 2020

“Create in me a clean heart, O God; and renew a right spirit within me.” (Psalms 51:10 AKJV)

God can do this for you too. Pray.

Sunday, April 5, 2020

“The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit: a broken and a contrite heart, O God, you will not despise.” (Psalms 51:17 AKJV)

God specializes in healing broken hearts. Give your burden to the Lord. He loves you.

Monday, April 6, 2020

“The fool has said in his heart, There is no God. Corrupt are they, and have done abominable iniquity: there is none that does good.” (Psalms 53:1 AKJV)

Look around you. You can see the Hand of God in creation and in life itself. Don’t be foolish. God is still on the throne.

Tuesday, April 7, 2020

“Woe to them that are wise in their own eyes, and prudent in their own sight!” (Isaiah 5:21 AKJV)

The worst deception is self -deception. Trust God. He knows what we all need.

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

“Then said I, Woe is me! for I am undone; because I am a man of unclean lips, and I dwell in the middle of a people of unclean lips: for my eyes have seen the King, the LORD of hosts.” (Isaiah 6:5 AKJV)

When we get a close at the holiness of God we realize how truly sinful we are.

Thursday, April 9, 2020

“Sanctify the LORD of hosts himself; and let him be your fear, and let him be your dread.” (Isaiah 8:13 AKJV)

It is wise to honor and fear the Lord. After all, this is His world and we are accountable to Him.

Friday, April 10, 2020

“For to us a child is born, to us a son is given: and the government shall be on his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counselor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace.” (Isaiah 9:6 AKJV)

Who is this child? His name is Jesus. Praise the Lord!

Saturday, April 11, 2020

“As for me, I will call on God; and the LORD shall save me.” (Psalms 55:16 AKJV)

The Lord is the One who can really help us. Call on Him.

Sunday, April 12, 2020

“Cast your burden on the LORD, and he shall sustain you: he shall never suffer the righteous to be moved.” (Psalms 55:22 AKJV)

Tell the Lord about it. He loves you.

Monday, April 13, 2020

“Woe to them that are mighty to drink wine, and men of strength to mingle strong drink:” (Isaiah 5:22 AKJV)

Don’t mess with alcohol. You will save yourself a lot of heartache.

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

“What time I am afraid, I will trust in you. In God I will praise his word, in God I have put my trust; I will not fear what flesh can do to me.” (Psalms 56:3-4 AKJV)

Have faith in God. He is able to deliver on His promises.

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

“Withhold not correction from the child: for if you beat him with the rod, he shall not die. You shall beat him with the rod, and shall deliver his soul from hell.” (Proverbs 23:13-14 AKJV)

Spanking is God’s idea. A paddling on the rear could save your children from real pain.

Thursday, April 16, 2020

“In whom we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of sins, according to the riches of his grace;” (Ephesians 1:7 AKJV)

Jesus shed His blood so that we could be forgiven for our sins. Thank you Jesus.

Friday, April 17, 2020

“For the LORD of hosts has purposed, and who shall cancel it? and his hand is stretched out, and who shall turn it back?” (Isaiah 14:27 AKJV)

God is God. We are not. Don’t fight God. Follow His will for your life. He knows what is best.

Saturday, April 18, 2020

“I am crucified with Christ: nevertheless I live; yet not I, but Christ lives in me: and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by the faith of the Son of God, who loved me, and gave himself for me.” (Galatians 2:20 AKJV)

We should live for Jesus because He died for us.

Sunday, April 19, 2020

“Be merciful to me, O God, be merciful to me: for my soul trusts in you: yes, in the shadow of your wings will I make my refuge, until these calamities be over.” (Psalms 57:1 AKJV)

This is a good thought and a better prayer.

Monday, April 20, 2020

“Be not deceived; God is not mocked: for whatever a man sows, that shall he also reap.” (Galatians 6:7 AKJV)

It’s true. We reap what we sow. What are sowing?

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

“The grass wither, the flower fades: but the word of our God shall stand for ever.” (Isaiah 40:8 AKJV)

Amen! You can count on the Lord and His Word.

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

“If I regard iniquity in my heart, the Lord will not hear me: But truly God has heard me; he has attended to the voice of my prayer.” (Psalms 66:18-19 AKJV)

Sin can hinder our prayers. When we get right with God we can really make a difference in prayer.

Thursday, April 23, 2020

“For by grace are you saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God: Not of works, lest any man should boast.” (Ephesians 2:8-9 AKJV)

We can’t earn our way to Heaven. It is a gift given to us by God when we place our faith in Him to save our souls from Hell.

Friday, April 24, 2020

“You will keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on you: because he trusts in you.” (Isaiah 26:3 AKJV)

Focus on the Lord, not your problem. He will give you peace that the world cannot give.

Saturday, April 25, 2020

“Truly my soul waits on God: from him comes my salvation. He only is my rock and my salvation; he is my defense; I shall not be greatly moved.” (Psalms 62:1-2 AKJV)

Faith in God will bring courage and confidence. Trust God. He will take care of you.

Sunday, April 26, 2020

“But God forbid that I should glory, save in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, by whom the world is crucified to me, and I to the world.” (Galatians 6:14 AKJV)

Brag on Jesus. He is the One who is worthy to be praised.

Monday, April 27, 2020

“Why the Lord said, For as much as this people draw near me with their mouth, and with their lips do honor me, but have removed their heart far from me, and their fear toward me is taught by the precept of men:” (Isaiah 29:13 AKJV)

God is not interested in just lip service. He is looking for those who truly have a heart of love for Him.

Tuesday, April 28, 2020

“Be you angry, and sin not: let not the sun go down on your wrath: Neither give place to the devil.” (Ephesians 4:26-27 AKJV)

Anger can lead to an entryway for the evil one. Let it go. Anger will mostly hurt you.

Wednesday, April 29, 2020

“Blessed be the Lord, who daily loads us with benefits, even the God of our salvation. Selah.” (Psalms 68:19 AKJV)

God has blessed us. Let us be a blessing to Him.

Thursday, April 30, 2020

“Which say to the seers, See not; and to the prophets, Prophesy not to us right things, speak to us smooth things, prophesy deceits:” (Isaiah 30:10 AKJV)

We don’t need what we want to hear. We need what we need to hear. The truth will set us free.

Friday, May 1, 2020

“See then that you walk circumspectly, not as fools, but as wise, Redeeming the time, because the days are evil.” (Ephesians 5:15-16 AKJV)

Make the most of the time God has given you. Time is moving fast.

Saturday, May 2, 2020

“Lift up your eyes on high, and behold who has created these things, that brings out their host by number: he calls them all by names by the greatness of his might, for that he is strong in power; not one fails.” (Isaiah 40:26 AKJV)

Look around you. You can see the Hand of God. He is awesome.

February 23 - March 28, 2020

Sunday, February 23, 2020

“But the salvation of the righteous is of the LORD: he is their strength in the time of trouble.” (Psalms 37:39 AKJV)

We are weak but He is strong. Have faith in God.

Monday, February 24, 2020

“The LORD is near to them that are of a broken heart; and saves such as be of a contrite spirit.” (Psalms 34:18 AKJV)

Pray. Call out to God. He loves you too.

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

“A GOOD name is rather to be chosen than great riches, and loving favor rather than silver and gold.” (Proverbs 22:1 AKJV)

Integrity is a valuable commodity. Nurture it.

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

“For I delivered to you first of all that which I also received, how that Christ died for our sins according to the scriptures; And that he was buried, and that he rose again the third day according to the scriptures:” (1 Corinthians 15:3-4 AKJV)

This is the good news of salvation. Put your faith in Jesus who gave His life for you and conquered sin, death and the grave.

Thursday, February 27, 2020

“Man that is born of a woman is of few days and full of trouble. He comes forth like a flower, and is cut down: he flees also as a shadow, and continues not.” (Job 14:1-2 AKJV)

Life is fragile and short. Treat it with care. Walk with God.

Friday, February 28, 2020

“I waited patiently for the LORD; and he inclined to me, and heard my cry. He brought me up also out of an horrible pit, out of the miry clay, and set my feet on a rock, and established my goings.” (Psalms 40:1-2 AKJV)

 

Pray. Wait. God is at work.

Saturday, February 29, 2020

“But he knows the way that I take: when he has tried me, I shall come forth as gold.” (Job 23:10 AKJV)

The Lord will give us challenges so that we can come forth as gold as we put our trust in Him.

Sunday, March 1, 2020

“Neither have I gone back from the commandment of his lips; I have esteemed the words of his mouth more than my necessary food.” (Job 23:12 AKJV)

God’s Word is of utmost importance. Read it. Believe it. Apply it.

Monday, March 2, 2020

“And to man he said, Behold, the fear of the LORD, that is wisdom; and to depart from evil is understanding.” (Job 28:28 AKJV)

These are words that should be taken seriously. Everyone needs wisdom and understanding.

Tuesday, March 3, 2020

“The rich rules over the poor, and the borrower is servant to the lender.” (Proverbs 22:7 AKJV)

Debt is a tough taskmaster. Make wise decisions.

Wednesday, March 4, 2020

“Nevertheless when it shall turn to the Lord, the veil shall be taken away. Now the Lord is that Spirit: and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty.” (2 Corinthians 3:16-17 AKJV)

Let go and let God lead you by His Holy Spirit. He will set you free.

Thursday, March 5, 2020

“Why are you cast down, O my soul? and why are you disquieted within me? hope in God: for I shall yet praise him, who is the health of my countenance, and my God.” (Psalms 43:5 AKJV)

There is hope in the Lord. Don’t give up.

Friday, March 6, 2020

“O send out your light and your truth: let them lead me; let them bring me to your holy hill, and to your tabernacles.” (Psalms 43:3 AKJV)

We all need the light and truth of God. He has the solutions we need.

Saturday, March 7, 2020

“But if our gospel be hid, it is hid to them that are lost: In whom the god of this world has blinded the minds of them which believe not, lest the light of the glorious gospel of Christ, who is the image of God, should shine to them.” (2 Corinthians 4:3-4 AKJV)

Let your light shine. Tell others about Jesus.

  

Sunday, March 8, 2020

“In God we boast all the day long, and praise your name for ever. Selah.” (Psalms 44:8 AKJV)

Praise God now and forever. We are in His world and created for His glory.

Monday, March 9, 2020

“I know that there is no good in them, but for a man to rejoice, and to do good in his life. And also that every man should eat and drink, and enjoy the good of all his labor, it is the gift of God.” (Ecclesiastes 3:12-13 AKJV)

Life is a gift from God. Do good and live life to the fullest.

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

“For which cause we faint not; but though our outward man perish, yet the inward man is renewed day by day.” (2 Corinthians 4:16 AKJV)

God can renew us daily if we follow Him. Get up and get going for God.

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

“Foolishness is bound in the heart of a child; but the rod of correction shall drive it far from him.” (Proverbs 22:15 AKJV)

Children need consistent and loving discipline.

Thursday, March 12, 2020

“While we look not at the things which are seen, but at the things which are not seen: for the things which are seen are temporal; but the things which are not seen are eternal.” (2 Corinthians 4:18 AKJV)

Value the valuable. Look to God and the things of God.

Friday, March 13, 2020

“I know that, whatever God does, it shall be for ever: nothing can be put to it, nor any thing taken from it: and God does it, that men should fear before him.” (Ecclesiastes 3:14 AKJV)

God is still on the throne. God wins!

Saturday, March 14, 2020

“And that he died for all, that they which live should not from now on live to themselves, but to him which died for them, and rose again.” (2 Corinthians 5:15 AKJV)

Jesus died for us. It only makes sense that we should live for Him. He saved us from Hell to eternal life in Heaven.

Sunday, March 15, 2020

“God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. Therefore will not we fear, though the earth be removed, and though the mountains be carried into the middle of the sea;” (Psalms 46:1-2 AKJV)

Fear not. Find shelter in the arms of God.

Monday, March 16, 2020

“Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new.” (2 Corinthians 5:17 AKJV)

Are you looking for a new start? Jesus can make us all what we need to be.

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

“Be still, and know that I am God: I will be exalted among the heathen, I will be exalted in the earth.” (Psalms 46:10 AKJV)

Stop. Look to God. He is the One who is worthy to be praised and followed.

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

“For he has made him to be sin for us, who knew no sin; that we might be made the righteousness of God in him.” (2 Corinthians 5:21 AKJV)

Jesus took our sin upon Himself so that He could clothe us in His righteousness. Thank you Jesus.

Thursday, March 19, 2020

“He that loves silver shall not be satisfied with silver; nor he that loves abundance with increase: this is also vanity.” (Ecclesiastes 5:10 AKJV)

Material wealth cannot satisfy an empty heart. Only the Lord can do that.

Friday, March 20, 2020

“Be you not unequally yoked together with unbelievers: for what fellowship has righteousness with unrighteousness? and what communion has light with darkness?” (2 Corinthians 6:14 AKJV)

Partner with those who have the same Lord as you do. You will be glad you did.

Saturday, March 21, 2020

“Better is the end of a thing than the beginning thereof: and the patient in spirit is better than the proud in spirit.” (Ecclesiastes 7:8 AKJV)

Finish the race. Be patient. Be humble.

Sunday, March 22, 2020

“For godly sorrow works repentance to salvation not to be repented of: but the sorrow of the world works death.” (2 Corinthians 7:10 AKJV)

There is hope in Godly sorrow. He can heal the brokenhearted.

Monday, March 23, 2020

“Be not hasty in your spirit to be angry: for anger rests in the bosom of fools.” (Ecclesiastes 7:9 AKJV)

Don’t let anger run and ruin your life.

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

“Every man according as he purposes in his heart, so let him give; not grudgingly, or of necessity: for God loves a cheerful giver.” (2 Corinthians 9:7 AKJV)

Be a cheerful giver. God has a special place in His heart for those who do.

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

“Let us hear the conclusion of the whole matter: Fear God, and keep his commandments: for this is the whole duty of man. For God shall bring every work into judgment, with every secret thing, whether it be good, or whether it be evil.” (Ecclesiastes 12:13-14 AKJV)

Keep this in mind. This puts life into perspective.

Thursday, March 26, 2020

“Make no friendship with an angry man; and with a furious man you shall not go: Lest you learn his ways, and get a snare to your soul.” (Proverbs 22:24-25 AKJV)

Remembering this verse will save us from lots of trouble.

Friday, March 27, 2020

“Be not you afraid when one is made rich, when the glory of his house is increased; For when he dies he shall carry nothing away: his glory shall not descend after him.” (Psalms 49:16-17 AKJV)

Wealth and the wealthy come and go. God will never lose His glory.

Saturday, March 28, 2020

“Come now, and let us reason together, said the LORD: though your sins be as scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they be red like crimson, they shall be as wool.” (Isaiah 1:18 AKJV)

The Lord can wash all our sin away. Amen!

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