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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.

November 25 - December 29, 2018

Sunday, November 25, 2018
“The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want.” (Psalms 23:1 AKJV)

The Lord can provide what we need. Let’s depend on Him.

Monday, November 26, 2018
“For whether we live, we live to the Lord; and whether we die, we die to the Lord: whether we live therefore, or die, we are the Lord’s.” (Romans 14:8 AKJV)

This is how every believer in Jesus should see life.

Tuesday, November 27, 2018
“The earth is the LORD’s, and the fullness thereof; the world, and they that dwell therein.” (Psalms 24:1 AKJV)

Man did not create the universe. God did. We are on His planet.

Wednesday, November 28, 2018
“The hearing ear, and the seeing eye, the LORD has made even both of them.” (Proverbs 20:12 AKJV)

God created hearing and seeing. He hears. He sees. He knows. Think it over.

Thursday, November 29, 2018
“So then every one of us shall give account of himself to God. Let us not therefore judge one another any more: but judge this rather, that no man put a stumbling block or an occasion to fall in his brother’s way.” (Romans 14:12-13 AKJV)

God is the final Judge of us all. What does He think of us?

Friday, November 30, 2018
“Show me your ways, O LORD; teach me your paths. Lead me in your truth, and teach me: for you are the God of my salvation; on you do I wait all the day.” (Psalms 25:4-5 AKJV)

This should be our prayer too.

Saturday, December 1, 2018
“And the God of peace shall bruise Satan under your feet shortly. The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you. Amen.” (Romans 16:20 AKJV)

God Wins!

Sunday, December 2, 2018
“For the preaching of the cross is to them that perish foolishness; but to us which are saved it is the power of God.” (1 Corinthians 1:18 AKJV)

There is power in preaching that exalts Jesus and His death for us on the cross.

Monday, December 3, 2018
“For I determined not to know any thing among you, save Jesus Christ, and him crucified.” (1 Corinthians 2:2 AKJV)

Jesus should be the focus of every Christian.

Tuesday, December 4, 2018
“Wait on the LORD: be of good courage, and he shall strengthen your heart: wait, I say, on the LORD.” (Psalms 27:14 AKJV)

Be patient. God is at work.

Wednesday, December 5, 2018
“But as it is written, Eye has not seen, nor ear heard, neither have entered into the heart of man, the things which God has prepared for them that love him.” (1 Corinthians 2:9 AKJV)

God is awesome and loving. Put your faith in Him.

Thursday, December 6, 2018
“Your glorying is not good. Know you not that a little leaven leavens the whole lump?” (1 Corinthians 5:6 AKJV)

We have to be careful as to what we allow into our lives. Even the little things can have a big impact.

Friday, December 7, 2018
“Know you not that the unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Be not deceived: neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor abusers of themselves with mankind,” (1 Corinthians 6:9 AKJV)

These are just some of the reasons we need Jesus. He can forgive and make us new.

Saturday, December 8, 2018
“Flee fornication. Every sin that a man does is without the body; but he that commits fornication sins against his own body.” (1 Corinthians 6:18 AKJV)

Sexual immorality is a sin that has dire consequences.
Sunday, December 9, 2018
“What? know you not that your body is the temple of the Holy Ghost which is in you, which you have of God, and you are not your own? For you are bought with a price: therefore glorify God in your body, and in your spirit, which are God’s.” (1 Corinthians 6:19-20 AKJV)

Jesus shed His blood for us. We should live for Him. This is real Christianity.

Monday, December 10, 2018
“You, even you, are LORD alone; you have made heaven, the heaven of heavens, with all their host, the earth, and all things that are therein, the seas, and all that is therein, and you preserve them all; and the host of heaven worships you.” (Nehemiah 9:6 AKJV)

God and God alone is the Creator and Sustainer of the universe. Worship Him.

Tuesday, December 11, 2018
“Behold, the eye of the LORD is on them that fear him, on them that hope in his mercy;” (Psalms 33:18 AKJV)

The Lord looks out for His own. Do you belong to the Lord?

Wednesday, December 12, 2018
“There has no temptation taken you but such as is common to man: but God is faithful, who will not suffer you to be tempted above that you are able; but will with the temptation also make a way to escape, that you may be able to bear it.” (1 Corinthians 10:13 AKJV)

God can and will give victory over temptation if we trust Him to deliver.

Thursday, December 13, 2018
“O taste and see that the LORD is good: blessed is the man that trusts in him.” (Psalms 34:8 AKJV)

I say amen to this. It’s true. God is good.

Friday, December 14, 2018
“Whether therefore you eat, or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God.” (1 Corinthians 10:31 AKJV)

This should be the desire of every follower of Jesus.

Saturday, December 15, 2018
“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)

Are you hurting? Talk to the Lord. He can help you.

Sunday, December 16, 2018
“Fret not yourself because of evildoers, neither be you envious against the workers of iniquity. For they shall soon be cut down like the grass, and wither as the green herb.” (Psalms 37:1-2 AKJV)

God has the final word on Judgment. God Wins!

Monday, December 17, 2018
“Delight yourself also in the LORD: and he shall give you the desires of your heart. Commit your way to the LORD; trust also in him; and he shall bring it to pass.” (Psalms 37:4-5 AKJV)

Trust God. Obey God. This is the way of true blessing.

Tuesday, December 18, 2018
“A little that a righteous man has is better than the riches of many wicked.” (Psalms 37:16 AKJV)

Money is not the key to happiness. Righteousness is.

Wednesday, December 19, 2018
“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)

Thank God for Jesus. He is the Savior of the world.

Thursday, December 20, 2018
“There is no wisdom nor understanding nor counsel against the LORD.” (Proverbs 21:30 AKJV)

Don’t fight God. Join Him. You will be glad you did.

Friday, December 21, 2018
“Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it.” (Proverbs 22:6 AKJV)

Parents have a wonderful opportunity to help their children. Let’s point them to Jesus.

Saturday, December 22, 2018
“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)

We should all take this to heart. Life would be much better if we did.

Sunday, December 23, 2018
“The rich rules over the poor, and the borrower is servant to the lender.” (Proverbs 22:7 AKJV)

Debt is a tough taskmaster. Get out of debt.

Monday, December 24, 2018
“For to you is born this day in the city of David a Savior, which is Christ the Lord.” (Luke 2:11 AKJV)

Jesus is the greatest gift ever given to mankind. Give your life to Him.

Tuesday, December 25, 2018
“And she shall bring forth a son, and you shall call his name JESUS: for he shall save his people from their sins.” (Matthew 1:21 AKJV)

Jesus is still saving people from sin and from Hell.

Wednesday, December 26, 2018
“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)

Do you feel that you have a veil over your eyes? Let the Holy Spirit guide you. He will lead you into the light.

Thursday, December 27, 2018
“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)

Where is your focus? The unseen should be getting our attention. It is eternal.

Friday, December 28, 2018
“Will you also cancel my judgment? will you condemn me, that you may be righteous?” (Job 40:8 AKJV)

When we seek to justify our sin it is a statement that says that God is wrong. That is dangerous business.

Saturday, December 29, 2018
“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)

What a wonderful promise. Are you a new creature? Are you in Christ?

October 21 - November 24, 2018

Sunday, October 21, 2018
“And Crispus, the chief ruler of the synagogue, believed on the Lord with all his house; and many of the Corinthians hearing believed, and were baptized.” (Acts 18:8 AKJV)

When a man gets his heart right with God it will be a blessing to his whole family and to others.
 
Monday, October 22, 2018
“The LORD is gracious, and full of compassion; slow to anger, and of great mercy.” (Psalms 145:8 AKJV)

I am so grateful. God is good.

Tuesday, October 23, 2018
“The eyes of all wait on you; and you give them their meat in due season. You open your hand, and satisfy the desire of every living thing.” (Psalms 145:15-16 AKJV)

God is the Provider. Let’s be sure to give Him the thanks He deserves.

Wednesday, October 24, 2018
“The LORD is near to all them that call on him, to all that call on him in truth.” (Psalms 145:18 AKJV)

What a blessing! God cares about you too. Call on Him.

Thursday, October 25, 2018
“The name of the LORD is a strong tower: the righteous runs into it, and is safe.” (Proverbs 18:10 AKJV)

Don’t run away from God. Run to Him. He will give you the strength you need. 

Friday, October 26, 2018
“Before destruction the heart of man is haughty, and before honor is humility.” (Proverbs 18:12 AKJV)

Pride destroys. Humility rewards.

Saturday, October 27, 2018
“I laid me down and slept; I awaked; for the LORD sustained me.” (Psalms 3:5 AKJV)

You can sleep good when you know you are in God’s hands.

Sunday, October 28, 2018
“For you are not a God that has pleasure in wickedness: neither shall evil dwell with you.” (Psalms 5:4 AKJV)

God will never condone sin or evil.

Monday, October 29, 2018
“For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God to salvation to every one that believes; to the Jew first, and also to the Greek.” (Romans 1:16 AKJV)

The power we need to face time and eternity is found in Jesus and Him alone.

Tuesday, October 30, 2018
“The wicked shall be turned into hell, and all the nations that forget God.” (Psalms 9:17 AKJV)

God judges people and nations. Think it over.

Wednesday, October 31, 2018
“For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who hold the truth in unrighteousness;” (Romans 1:18 AKJV)

Because God is holy He must judge sin.

Thursday, November 1, 2018
“Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools,” (Romans 1:22 AKJV)

We live in such a day. It is sad to watch.
 
Friday, November 2, 2018
“Who changed the truth of God into a lie, and worshipped and served the creature more than the Creator, who is blessed for ever. Amen.” (Romans 1:25 AKJV)

There is only One who is worthy to be worshipped and that is God.
 
Saturday, November 3, 2018
“And even as they did not like to retain God in their knowledge, God gave them over to a reprobate mind, to do those things which are not convenient;” (Romans 1:28 AKJV)
 
When people leave God out of their lives they go stupid.

Sunday, November 4, 2018
“For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God;” (Romans 3:23 AKJV)

Sin is our problem. Jesus is the answer.

Monday, November 5, 2018
“Therefore being justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ:” (Romans 5:1 AKJV)

Do you want peace with God? Put your faith in Jesus, the Son of God.

Tuesday, November 6, 2018
“The fool has said in his heart, There is no God. They are corrupt, they have done abominable works, there is none that does good.” (Psalms 14:1 AKJV)
 
Don’t be foolish. Have faith in God.

Wednesday, November 7, 2018
“And you, Solomon my son, know you the God of your father, and serve him with a perfect heart and with a willing mind: for the LORD searches all hearts, and understands all the imaginations of the thoughts: if you seek him, he will be found of you; but if you forsake him, he will cast you off for ever.” (1 Chronicles 28:9 AKJV)

This is the kind of action that all Godly fathers should take.

Thursday, November 8, 2018
“But God commends his love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us.” (Romans 5:8 AKJV)

Jesus died for us not because we are so wonderful but because we are so needy.
 
Friday, November 9, 2018
“Chasten your son while there is hope, and let not your soul spare for his crying.” (Proverbs 19:18 AKJV)

Loving discipline is the need for every child.

Saturday, November 10, 2018
“Therefore we are buried with him by baptism into death: that like as Christ was raised up from the dead by the glory of the Father, even so we also should walk in newness of life.” (Romans 6:4 AKJV)

People who are come to Jesus are new. Have you come to Jesus?

Sunday, November 11, 2018
“For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.” (Romans 6:23 AKJV)

Do you want eternal life in Heaven? Give your life to Jesus.

Monday, November 12, 2018
“For to be carnally minded is death; but to be spiritually minded is life and peace.” (Romans 8:6 AKJV)

It can’t get any clearer than this. Focus on the Lord and experience life and peace.

Tuesday, November 13, 2018
“But if the Spirit of him that raised up Jesus from the dead dwell in you, he that raised up Christ from the dead shall also quicken your mortal bodies by his Spirit that dwells in you.” (Romans 8:11 AKJV)

Jesus prepared the way to Heaven. Put your faith in Him.

Wednesday, November 14, 2018
“For as many as are led by the Spirit of God, they are the sons of God.” (Romans 8:14 AKJV)

How do you know you are a child of God? You are led by the Holy Spirit.
 
Thursday, November 15, 2018
“And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose.” (Romans 8:28 AKJV)

This is a wonderful promise. Our part is to love the Lord and He will take care of the rest.

Friday, November 16, 2018
“Wine is a mocker, strong drink is raging: and whoever is deceived thereby is not wise.” (Proverbs 20:1 AKJV)

You’ve been warned by God.

Saturday, November 17, 2018
“The heavens declare the glory of God; and the firmament shows his handiwork.” (Psalms 19:1 AKJV)

All of creation points to God the Creator. He is glorious and worthy to be worshipped.
 
Sunday, November 18, 2018
“The law of the LORD is perfect, converting the soul: the testimony of the LORD is sure, making wise the simple.” (Psalms 19:7 AKJV)

The Word of God is powerful and capable of changing the hearts of men.

Monday, November 19, 2018
“That if you shall confess with your mouth the Lord Jesus, and shall believe in your heart that God has raised him from the dead, you shall be saved.” (Romans 10:9 AKJV)

If you truly are a follower of Jesus you will be glad to tell others.
 
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
“So then faith comes by hearing, and hearing by the word of God.” (Romans 10:17 AKJV)

If you want your faith in God to increase, read and apply the Bible to your life.
 
Wednesday, November 21, 2018
“For of him, and through him, and to him, are all things: to whom be glory for ever. Amen.” (Romans 11:36 AKJV)

It is all about God. We won’t truly experience life at its best until we realize this truth.

Thursday, November 22, 2018
“The just man walks in his integrity: his children are blessed after him.” (Proverbs 20:7 AKJV)

Do you want to bless your children? See above.

Friday, November 23, 2018
“And be not conformed to this world: but be you transformed by the renewing of your mind, that you may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God.” (Romans 12:2 AKJV)

You have a choice. What will it be? God can transform our minds and hearts for the better.

Saturday, November 24, 2018
“The night is far spent, the day is at hand: let us therefore cast off the works of darkness, and let us put on the armor of light.” (Romans 13:12 AKJV)

Time is short. Live for the Lord.

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.

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