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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 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.

January 14 - February 17, 2018

Sunday, January 14, 2018
“The angel of the LORD encamps round about them that fear him, and delivers them.” (Psalms 34:7 AKJV)

Fear God and experience His provisions for you.

Monday, January 15, 2018
“O taste and see that the LORD is good: blessed is the man that trusts in him.” (Psalms 34:8 AKJV)

This is my testimony. God is good. Follow Him and His will for your life.

Tuesday, January 16, 2018
“O fear the LORD, you his saints: for there is no want to them that fear him.” (Psalms 34:9 AKJV)

God takes cares of His own.

Wednesday, January 17, 2018
“He is not here: for he is risen, as he said. Come, see the place where the Lord lay.” (Matthew 28:6 AKJV)

Jesus is alive. He conquered sin, death and the grave. Put your life in His capable Hands.

Thursday, January 18, 2018
“And Jesus came and spoke to them, saying, All power is given to me in heaven and in earth.” (Matthew 28:18 AKJV)

All authority belongs to the resurrected Lord Jesus. He is coming back and all will one day recognize this.

Friday, January 19, 2018
“Go you therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost:” (Matthew 28:19 AKJV)

This is God’s assignment for all who follow Jesus. Share the Good News.

Saturday, January 20, 2018
“The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom: and the knowledge of the holy is understanding.” (Proverbs 9:10 AKJV)

Do you want to be wise? Follow the instructions above.

Sunday, January 21, 2018
“Come, you children, listen to me: I will teach you the fear of the LORD.” (Psalms 34:11 AKJV)

All parents would do well to follow the teaching above.

Monday, January 22, 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)

God can heal our broken hearts and our sinful behavior. Pray. He will listen.

Tuesday, January 23, 2018
“Many are the afflictions of the righteous: but the LORD delivers him out of them all.” (Psalms 34:19 AKJV)

Hard times come to God’s people too. God is faithful to help us in the time of need.

Wednesday, January 24, 2018
“And he healed many that were sick of divers diseases, and cast out many devils; and suffered not the devils to speak, because they knew him.” (Mark 1:34 AKJV)

Jesus still has the power to heal and deliver. He can work in your life too.

Thursday, January 25, 2018
“And in the morning, rising up a great while before day, he went out, and departed into a solitary place, and there prayed.” (Mark 1:35 AKJV)

Jesus prayed. So should we.

Friday, January 26, 2018
“I will give you thanks in the great congregation: I will praise you among much people.” (Psalms 35:18 AKJV)

Let praise and worship be a part of your life. Be in church this Sunday.

Saturday, January 27, 2018
“Treasures of wickedness profit nothing: but righteousness delivers from death.” (Proverbs 10:2 AKJV)

It can get any plainer than this. What will you do?

Sunday, January 28, 2018
“But he that shall blaspheme against the Holy Ghost has never forgiveness, but is in danger of eternal damnation. Because they said, He has an unclean spirit.” (Mark 3:29-30 AKJV)

Don’t reject the witness of the Holy Spirit to the truth and purpose of Jesus who came to be the Savior of the world. It will have eternal consequences.

Monday, January 29, 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)

Relationship with the Lord is truly a blessing from God.

Tuesday, January 30, 2018
“Cease from anger, and forsake wrath: fret not yourself in any wise to do evil.” (Psalms 37:8 AKJV)

Let it go. God will take care of you.

Wednesday, January 31, 2018
“For evildoers shall be cut off: but those that wait on the LORD, they shall inherit the earth.” (Psalms 37:9 AKJV)

Where do you stand?

Thursday, February 1, 2018
“I have been young, and now am old; yet have I not seen the righteous forsaken, nor his seed begging bread.” (Psalms 37:25 AKJV)

God is faithful. He will take care of His own.

Friday, February 2, 2018
“The memory of the just is blessed: but the name of the wicked shall rot.” (Proverbs 10:7 AKJV)

How will you be remembered?

Saturday, February 3, 2018
“He that walks uprightly walks surely: but he that perverts his ways shall be known.” (Proverbs 10:9 AKJV)

Integrity will pay great dividends.

Sunday, February 4, 2018
“As soon as Jesus heard the word that was spoken, he said to the ruler of the synagogue, Be not afraid, only believe.” (Mark 5:36 AKJV)
 
You have a choice. Fear or faith in God. Which will it be?

Monday, February 5, 2018
“LORD, make me to know my end, and the measure of my days, what it is: that I may know how frail I am.” (Psalms 39:4 AKJV)

Life is short. Are you ready for eternity?

Tuesday, February 6, 2018
“Hatred stirs up strifes: but love covers all sins.” (Proverbs 10:12 AKJV)

Let love win the day.

Wednesday, February 7, 2018
“And he has put a new song in my mouth, even praise to our God: many shall see it, and fear, and shall trust in the LORD.” (Psalms 40:3 AKJV)

He did for me. He can do it for you.
 
Thursday, February 8, 2018
“Blessed is that man that makes the LORD his trust, and respects not the proud, nor such as turn aside to lies.” (Psalms 40:4 AKJV)

Be blessed. Trust in the Lord.

Friday, February 9, 2018
“He answered and said to them, Well has Esaias prophesied of you hypocrites, as it is written, This people honors me with their lips, but their heart is far from me.” (Mark 7:6 AKJV)

Does this describe you? Are you happy with your answer?
 
Saturday, February 10, 2018
“For from within, out of the heart of men, proceed evil thoughts, adulteries, fornications, murders, Thefts, covetousness, wickedness, deceit, lasciviousness, an evil eye, blasphemy, pride, foolishness:” (Mark 7:21-22 AKJV)

This is not a pretty picture but it is an accurate picture. We all need God’s forgiveness.

Sunday, February 11, 2018
“For the life of the flesh is in the blood: and I have given it to you on the altar to make an atonement for your souls: for it is the blood that makes an atonement for the soul.” (Leviticus 17:11 AKJV)

In the New Testament Jesus, the Son of God shed His blood so that we could be forgiven. Praise the Lord!
 
Monday, February 12, 2018
“You shall not lie with mankind, as with womankind: it is abomination.” (Leviticus 18:22 AKJV)

God said it.

Tuesday, February 13, 2018
“Blessed is he that considers the poor: the LORD will deliver him in time of trouble.” (Psalms 41:1 AKJV)

God will take care of those who take care of others.

Wednesday, February 14, 2018
“Speak to all the congregation of the children of Israel, and say to them, You shall be holy: for I the LORD your God am holy.” (Leviticus 19:2 AKJV)

God’s people should be like Him.

Thursday, February 15, 2018
“You shall fear every man his mother, and his father, and keep my sabbaths: I am the LORD your God.” (Leviticus 19:3 AKJV)

God’s plan is always the best plan. We would do well to heed His Word.

Friday, February 16, 2018
“And you shall not glean your vineyard, neither shall you gather every grape of your vineyard; you shall leave them for the poor and stranger: I am the LORD your God.” (Leviticus 19:10 AKJV)

Don’t spend all you have. We all should be ready and able to help those in need.

Saturday, February 17, 2018
“You shall not steal, neither deal falsely, neither lie one to another.” (Leviticus 19:11 AKJV)

This would take care of a lot of social ills. God’s way is the best way. 

December 10, 2017 - January 13, 2018

Sunday, December 10, 2017
“Jesus said to him, You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind. This is the first and great commandment.” (Matthew 22:37-38 AKJV)

God wants our love more than anything else.

Monday, December 11, 2017
“And the second is like to it, You shall love your neighbor as yourself.” (Matthew 22:39 AKJV)

If we truly love the Lord, we will love others.

Tuesday, December 12, 2017
“You shall have no other gods before me.” (Exodus 20:3 AKJV)

There is only one true God and He is the God of the Bible.
 
Wednesday, December 13, 2017
“You shall not take the name of the LORD your God in vain; for the LORD will not hold him guiltless that takes his name in vain.” (Exodus 20:7 AKJV)

God’s name should be honored and praised.

Thursday, December 14, 2017
“Remember the sabbath day, to keep it holy.” (Exodus 20:8 AKJV)

God has a reason for this. Honor Him by honoring the Sabbath. You will be blessed if you do.

Friday, December 15, 2017
“Honor your father and your mother: that your days may be long on the land which the LORD your God gives you.” (Exodus 20:12 AKJV)

Isn’t it time we got back to God’s plan for marriage and family. Neglecting this truth has caused untold damage.

Saturday, December 16, 2017
“You shall not kill.” (Exodus 20:13 AKJV)

Life is sacred from the womb to the tomb.

Sunday, December 17, 2017
“You shall not commit adultery.” (Exodus 20:14 AKJV)

Marriage calls for loyalty and fidelity. God knows what He is talking about.
 
Monday, December 18, 2017
“You shall not steal.” (Exodus 20:15 AKJV)

We should respect the possessions of others.

Tuesday, December 19, 2017
“You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor.” (Exodus 20:16 AKJV)

Respect the truth and reputation of others. Always speak the truth.

Wednesday, December 20, 2017
“You shall not covet your neighbor’s house, you shall not covet your neighbor’s wife, nor his manservant, nor his maidservant, nor his ox, nor his ass, nor any thing that is your neighbor’s.” (Exodus 20:17 AKJV)

Envy and greed are both a sin.

Thursday, December 21, 2017
“The LORD is my strength and my shield; my heart trusted in him, and I am helped: therefore my heart greatly rejoices; and with my song will I praise him.” (Psalms 28:7 AKJV)

Trust God. You will be glad you did.

Friday, December 22, 2017
“Then shall they deliver you up to be afflicted, and shall kill you: and you shall be hated of all nations for my name’s sake.” (Matthew 24:9 AKJV)

Christians should not be surprised when persecution comes. Jesus said it was a possibility.

Saturday, December 23, 2017
“And this gospel of the kingdom shall be preached in all the world for a witness to all nations; and then shall the end come.” (Matthew 24:14 AKJV)

The time is near. Jesus is coming back. Are you ready?

Sunday, December 24, 2017
“For as the lightning comes out of the east, and shines even to the west; so shall also the coming of the Son of man be.” (Matthew 24:27 AKJV)

The time to get right with God is now. Tomorrow may be too late.

Monday, December 25, 2017
“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 the only One who can save us from our sins. Give your life to Him.

Tuesday, December 26, 2017
“For to you is born this day in the city of David a Savior, which is Christ the Lord.” (Luke 2:11 AKJV)

Celebrate Jesus! He is the Savior of all who come to Him.
 
Wednesday, December 27, 2017
“The LORD will give strength to his people; the LORD will bless his people with peace.” (Psalms 29:11 AKJV)

Do you need strength and peace? Turn to the Lord and He will provide.

Thursday, December 28, 2017
“For as in the days that were before the flood they were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage, until the day that Noe entered into the ark, And knew not until the flood came, and took them all away; so shall also the coming of the Son of man be.” (Matthew 24:38-39 AKJV)

Life will seem normal and then the end will come. Jesus is coming back.

Friday, December 29, 2017
“O LORD my God, I cried to you, and you have healed me.” (Psalms 30:2 AKJV)

Pray. Ask God to intervene on your behalf. God still answers prayer.

Saturday, December 30, 2017
“For his anger endures but a moment; in his favor is life: weeping may endure for a night, but joy comes in the morning.” (Psalms 30:5 AKJV)

Hang on. God is still in control. You can depend on Him.

Sunday, December 31, 2017
“Watch and pray, that you enter not into temptation: the spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak.” (Matthew 26:41 AKJV)

Pray. It saves a lot of pain and heartache.
 
Monday, January 1, 2018
“Blessed is he whose transgression is forgiven, whose sin is covered.” (Psalms 32:1 AKJV)

It is a joy to be forgiven by the Lord. He will forgive you too if you repent and turn to Him.

Tuesday, January 2, 2018
“Many sorrows shall be to the wicked: but he that trusts in the LORD, mercy shall compass him about.” (Psalms 32:10 AKJV)

You have a choice. Which will it be?
 
Wednesday, January 3, 2018
“Be glad in the LORD, and rejoice, you righteous: and shout for joy, all you that are upright in heart.” (Psalms 32:11 AKJV)

The Christian faith is a joyful faith. Join in the celebration. Crown Jesus Lord of your life.

Thursday, January 4, 2018
“And Peter remembered the word of Jesus, which said to him, Before the cock crow, you shall deny me thrice. And he went out, and wept bitterly.” (Matthew 26:75 AKJV)

Peter was broken about his sin. Are we?

Friday, January 5, 2018
“For the word of the LORD is right; and all his works are done in truth.” (Psalms 33:4 AKJV)

We can always count on God to do the right thing. Have faith in God.

Saturday, January 6, 2018
“Let all the earth fear the LORD: let all the inhabitants of the world stand in awe of him.” (Psalms 33:8 AKJV)

The fear of the Lord is a healthy and helpful attitude. It puts life in its right perspective.

Sunday, January 7, 2018
“The LORD brings the counsel of the heathen to nothing: he makes the devices of the people of none effect.” (Psalms 33:10 AKJV)

God Wins!

Monday, January 8, 2018
“Blessed is the nation whose God is the LORD; and the people whom he has chosen for his own inheritance.” (Psalms 33:12 AKJV)

When a nation walks with God, it will be blessed.

Tuesday, January 9, 2018
“Take heed to yourself, lest you make a covenant with the inhabitants of the land where you go, lest it be for a snare in the middle of you:” (Exodus 34:12 AKJV)

Don’t make partnerships with those who do not hold to serving the Lord.

Wednesday, January 10, 2018
“The LORD looks from heaven; he beholds all the sons of men.” (Psalms 33:13 AKJV)

We can’t hide from God. He made us and knows us. Is He happy with what He sees?

Thursday, January 11, 2018
“Now when the centurion, and they that were with him, watching Jesus, saw the earthquake, and those things that were done, they feared greatly, saying, Truly this was the Son of God.” (Matthew 27:54 AKJV)

Have you made the glorious discovery that Jesus is the Son of God? I have and it is truly life saving.
 
Friday, January 12, 2018
“Reprove not a scorner, lest he hate you: rebuke a wise man, and he will love you.” (Proverbs 9:8 AKJV)

Can we take rebuke or do we greet it with contempt? Think it over.
 
Saturday, January 13, 2018
“I sought the LORD, and he heard me, and delivered me from all my fears.” (Psalms 34:4 AKJV)

Praise God. He is faithful. He does what He says He will do. 

November 5 - December 9, 2017

Sunday, November 5, 2017
“As for God, his way is perfect: the word of the LORD is tried: he is a buckler to all those that trust in him.” (Psalms 18:30 AKJV)

We can depend on God and His Word.

Monday, November 6, 2017
“And when he had sent the multitudes away, he went up into a mountain apart to pray: and when the evening was come, he was there alone.” (Matthew 14:23 AKJV)

If Jesus prayed, so should we. Take time to pray. Do it now.
 
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
“And he said, Come. And when Peter was come down out of the ship, he walked on the water, to go to Jesus. But when he saw the wind boisterous, he was afraid; and beginning to sink, he cried, saying, Lord, save me.” (Matthew 14:29-30 AKJV)

God can do great things if we will just but keep our eyes on Him. He will even help us when we fall short.

Wednesday, November 8, 2017
“Then they that were in the ship came and worshipped him, saying, Of a truth you are the Son of God.” (Matthew 14:33 AKJV)

The disciples got it right. So should we.

Thursday, November 9, 2017
“This people draws near to me with their mouth, and honors me with their lips; but their heart is far from me.” (Matthew 15:8 AKJV)

Don’t just go through the motions. Be real. Love the Lord from the heart.

Friday, November 10, 2017
“Not that which goes into the mouth defiles a man; but that which comes out of the mouth, this defiles a man.” (Matthew 15:11 AKJV)

This truth needs to capture our attention. Words can hurt and they can heal. What words have you been speaking?
 
Saturday, November 11, 2017
“The heavens declare the glory of God; and the firmament shows his handiwork.” (Psalms 19:1 AKJV)

All of creation is shouting that God is. Let’s join in and praise the Lord.
 
Sunday, November 12, 2017
“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)

Read your Bible. It pays great dividends.

Monday, November 13, 2017
“Let the words of my mouth, and the meditation of my heart, be acceptable in your sight, O LORD, my strength, and my redeemer.” (Psalms 19:14 AKJV)

This is a great prayer. Let’s live with this thought in mind.

Tuesday, November 14, 2017
“Some trust in chariots, and some in horses: but we will remember the name of the LORD our God.” (Psalms 20:7 AKJV)

Trust God. You can depend on Him.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017
“Keep your heart with all diligence; for out of it are the issues of life. Put away from you a fraudulent mouth, and perverse lips put far from you.” (Proverbs 4:23-24 AKJV)

Guard your heart and your mouth. You will be glad you did.

Thursday, November 16, 2017
“And Simon Peter answered and said, You are the Christ, the Son of the living God.” (Matthew 16:16 AKJV)

Have you made this wonderful discovery? Jesus is Lord!

Friday, November 17, 2017
“Then said Jesus to his disciples, If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me.” (Matthew 16:24 AKJV)

Being a follower of Jesus means commitment to Jesus.
 
Saturday, November 18, 2017
“For what is a man profited, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul? or what shall a man give in exchange for his soul?” (Matthew 16:26 AKJV)

There is nothing more important than the soul of a person. Jesus said so.

Sunday, November 19, 2017
“While he yet spoke, behold, a bright cloud overshadowed them: and behold a voice out of the cloud, which said, This is my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased; hear you him.” (Matthew 17:5 AKJV)

We too should take time to hear the Lord Jesus. Take time to read the Gospels.
 
Monday, November 20, 2017
“And while they stayed in Galilee, Jesus said to them, The Son of man shall be betrayed into the hands of men: And they shall kill him, and the third day he shall be raised again. And they were exceeding sorry.” (Matthew 17:22-23 AKJV)

Jesus predicted His death and resurrection. Jesus is Lord!

Tuesday, November 21, 2017
“And Jesus called a little child to him, and set him in the middle of them, And said, Truly I say to you, Except you be converted, and become as little children, you shall not enter into the kingdom of heaven.” (Matthew 18:2-3 AKJV)

Humility is important for a person to become a child of God. Have you humbled yourself before the Lord?

Wednesday, November 22, 2017
“But whoever shall offend one of these little ones which believe in me, it were better for him that a millstone were hanged about his neck, and that he were drowned in the depth of the sea.” (Matthew 18:6 AKJV)

Don’t stand between a child and God. Let the children come to the Lord. 

Thursday, November 23, 2017
“Why if your hand or your foot offend you, cut them off, and cast them from you: it is better for you to enter into life halt or maimed, rather than having two hands or two feet to be cast into everlasting fire.” (Matthew 18:8 AKJV)

Hell is a terrible eternal place. Jesus came to save us from Hell. Put your faith in Him.

Friday, November 24, 2017
“For the Son of man is come to save that which was lost.” (Matthew 18:11 AKJV)

We are lost without the Lord. He came to bring us back to Himself. He loves you.

Saturday, November 25, 2017
“For where two or three are gathered together in my name, there am I in the middle of them.” (Matthew 18:20 AKJV)

This is one reason we should be in church with other believers. Be in church this Sunday.
 
Sunday, November 26, 2017
“Then came Peter to him, and said, Lord, how oft shall my brother sin against me, and I forgive him? till seven times? Jesus said to him, I say not to you, Until seven times: but, Until seventy times seven.” (Matthew 18:21-22 AKJV)

We have been forgiven. We should forgive.
 
Monday, November 27, 2017
“Why they are no more two, but one flesh. What therefore God has joined together, let not man put asunder.” (Matthew 19:6 AKJV)

Marriage is God’s plan. Stay married.

Tuesday, November 28, 2017
“The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want.” (Psalms 23:1 AKJV)

When we have the Lord, we have all that we need.

Wednesday, November 29, 2017
“Yes, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for you are with me; your rod and your staff they comfort me.” (Psalms 23:4 AKJV)

No one can comfort like God can in the most difficult of times.

Thursday, November 30, 2017
“And in very deed for this cause have I raised you up, for to show in you my power; and that my name may be declared throughout all the earth.” (Exodus 9:16 AKJV)

God is on the throne and He has a plan. God Wins!

Friday, December 1, 2017
“But Jesus said, Suffer little children, and forbid them not, to come to me: for of such is the kingdom of heaven.” (Matthew 19:14 AKJV)

Be in church this Sunday with your children. You and they will be blessed.

Saturday, December 2, 2017
“But Jesus beheld them, and said to them, With men this is impossible; but with God all things are possible.” (Matthew 19:26 AKJV)

God can do great things because He is the great God of the universe.

Sunday, December 3, 2017
“The earth is the LORD’s, and the fullness thereof; the world, and they that dwell therein.” (Psalms 24:1 AKJV)

The Lord is the creator and sustainer of the universe. We should worship Him and Him alone.

Monday, December 4, 2017
“But it shall not be so among you: but whoever will be great among you, let him be your minister;” (Matthew 20:26 AKJV)

Greatness is being a servant in God’s eyes.

Tuesday, December 5, 2017
“And Moses said to the people, Fear you not, stand still, and see the salvation of the LORD, which he will show to you to day: for the Egyptians whom you have seen to day, you shall see them again no more for ever.” (Exodus 14:13 AKJV)

God will take care of His own. Have faith in God.

Wednesday, December 6, 2017
“For John came to you in the way of righteousness, and you believed him not: but the publicans and the harlots believed him: and you, when you had seen it, repented not afterward, that you might believe him.” (Matthew 21:32 AKJV)

It is sometimes surprising to see who is most receptive to message of God.
 
Thursday, December 7, 2017
“I am the God of Abraham, and the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob? God is not the God of the dead, but of the living.” (Matthew 22:32 AKJV)

Christians believe in Jesus and the resurrection to eternal life in Heaven.

Friday, December 8, 2017
“The LORD is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? the LORD is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid?” (Psalms 27:1 AKJV)

Amen! Do you have that kind of faith in the Lord?

Saturday, December 9, 2017
“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.

October 1 - November 4, 2017

Sunday, October 1, 2017
“For if you forgive men their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you:” (Matthew 6:14 AKJV)

We forgive because the Lord has forgiven us.
 
Monday, October 2, 2017
“And Lot went out, and spoke to his sons in law, which married his daughters, and said, Up, get you out of this place; for the LORD will destroy this city. But he seemed as one that mocked to his sons in law.” (Genesis 19:14 AKJV)

Don’t treat God’s Word lightly. He means what He says.

Tuesday, October 3, 2017
“When I consider your heavens, the work of your fingers, the moon and the stars, which you have ordained; What is man, that you are mindful of him? and the son of man, that you visit him?” (Psalms 8:3-4 AKJV)

The great Creator of the universe also cares about you. Believe it. Believe Him. Jesus died for your sins too.

Wednesday, October 4, 2017
“But lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust does corrupt, and where thieves do not break through nor steal:” (Matthew 6:20 AKJV)

The things of this earth will not last. The things done for the Lord will.

Thursday, October 5, 2017
“For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.” (Matthew 6:21 AKJV)

Your expenditures will show where your heart is. Think it over.

Friday, October 6, 2017
“No man can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to the one, and despise the other. You cannot serve God and mammon.” (Matthew 6:24 AKJV)

You can’t be half-hearted. Either you are going for God or you are not. Which is it?

Saturday, October 7, 2017
“He made a pit, and dig it, and is fallen into the ditch which he made.” (Psalms 7:15 AKJV)

Don’t try to hurt others. You will only hurt yourself.

Sunday, October 8, 2017
“But seek you first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added to you.” (Matthew 6:33 AKJV)

This is a wonderful life verse. Trust and honor the Lord and He will take care of the rest.

Monday, October 9, 2017
“Or how will you say to your brother, Let me pull out the mote out of your eye; and, behold, a beam is in your own eye?” (Matthew 7:4 AKJV)

We can’t be of much help to others if we will not let the Lord set our lives right.

Tuesday, October 10 2017
“Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and you shall find; knock, and it shall be opened to you:” (Matthew 7:7 AKJV)

Take Jesus at His Word. Pray and believe.

Wednesday, October 11, 2017
“The LORD also will be a refuge for the oppressed, a refuge in times of trouble. And they that know your name will put their trust in you: for you, LORD, have not forsaken them that seek you.” (Psalms 9:9-10 AKJV)

God will take care of you if you will let Him.

Thursday, October 12, 2017
“If you then, being evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more shall your Father which is in heaven give good things to them that ask him?” (Matthew 7:11 AKJV)

What a wonderful truth! Pray.

Friday, October 13, 2017
“Therefore all things whatever you would that men should do to you, do you even so to them: for this is the law and the prophets.” (Matthew 7:12 AKJV)

Be kind. Be thoughtful. Be thankful. Love others.

Saturday, October 14, 2017
“Enter you in at the strait gate: for wide is the gate, and broad is the way, that leads to destruction, and many there be which go in thereat:” (Matthew 7:13 AKJV)

The way to Heaven is narrow. Jesus is the One and only way.

Sunday, October 15, 2017
“Trust in the LORD with all your heart; and lean not to your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct your paths.” (Proverbs 3:5-6 AKJV)

This is the recipe for the Christian life.

Monday, October 16, 2017
“Beware of false prophets, which come to you in sheep’s clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves.” (Matthew 7:15 AKJV)

The Bible will show us who really is speaking for the Lord.

Tuesday, October 17, 2017
“Not every one that said to me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven; but he that does the will of my Father which is in heaven.” (Matthew 7:21 AKJV)

Knowing and saying is not enough. Faith in the Lord must be seen in action.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017
“The wicked shall be turned into hell, and all the nations that forget God.” (Psalms 9:17 AKJV)

It can’t be much plainer than this. God has the final word.
 
Thursday, October 19, 2017
“And he said to them, Why are you fearful, O you of little faith? Then he arose, and rebuked the winds and the sea; and there was a great calm.” (Matthew 8:26 AKJV)

Let Jesus calm the storms of your life.

Friday, October 20, 2017
“Be not wise in your own eyes: fear the LORD, and depart from evil. It shall be health to your navel, and marrow to your bones.” (Proverbs 3:7-8 AKJV)

Fear of the Lord is good for your health. Think it over.

Saturday, October 21, 2017
“LORD, you have heard the desire of the humble: you will prepare their heart, you will cause your ear to hear:” (Psalms 10:17 AKJV)

Humility in big in the eyes of God.


Sunday, October 22, 2017
“Honor the LORD with your substance, and with the first fruits of all your increase: So shall your barns be filled with plenty, and your presses shall burst out with new wine.” (Proverbs 3:9-10 AKJV)

Give to God first and He will give back to you.
 
Monday, October 23, 2017
“The LORD is in his holy temple, the LORD’s throne is in heaven: his eyes behold, his eyelids try, the children of men.” (Psalms 11:4 AKJV)

God is still on the throne. He is in charge and He is holy.
 
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
“My son, despise not the chastening of the LORD; neither be weary of his correction: For whom the LORD loves he corrects; even as a father the son in whom he delights.” (Proverbs 3:11-12 AKJV)

God disciplines His children because He loves His children.

Wednesday, October 25, 2017
“And fear not them which kill the body, but are not able to kill the soul: but rather fear him which is able to destroy both soul and body in hell.” (Matthew 10:28 AKJV)

The person we should fear is God Himself. He has the last word on all of us.

Thursday, October 26, 2017
“Whoever therefore shall confess me before men, him will I confess also before my Father which is in heaven. But whoever shall deny me before men, him will I also deny before my Father which is in heaven.” (Matthew 10:32-33 AKJV)

Are you proud to profess your faith in Jesus as your Lord?

Friday, October 27, 2017
“And he that takes not his cross, and follows after me, is not worthy of me.” (Matthew 10:38 AKJV)

Are we willing to count the cost to follow Jesus? He died for us. We should live for Him.

Saturday, October 28, 2017
“Come to me, all you that labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.” (Matthew 11:28 AKJV)

This is Jesus’ invitation to all of us. Cast your cares on Him. He loves you.
 
Sunday, October 29, 2017
“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. Look around you. God created and sustains the universe. This is no accident.

Monday, October 30, 2017
“He that is not with me is against me; and he that gathers not with me scatters abroad.” (Matthew 12:30 AKJV)

There is no middle ground with Jesus. Where do you stand?

Tuesday, October 31, 2017
“But I say to you, That every idle word that men shall speak, they shall give account thereof in the day of judgment.” (Matthew 12:36 AKJV)

We probably sin much more with our words than we do with our actions. No wonder we need the grace and forgiveness of the Lord.

Wednesday, November 1, 2017
“For as Jonas was three days and three nights in the whale’s belly; so shall the Son of man be three days and three nights in the heart of the earth.” (Matthew 12:40 AKJV)

Jesus predicted His own death and resurrection. No doubt. He is Lord!
 
Thursday, November 2, 2017
“I have set the LORD always before me: because he is at my right hand, I shall not be moved.” (Psalms 16:8 AKJV)

Faith in God breeds great confidence. Put your faith in the Lord.

Friday, November 3, 2017
“Withhold not good from them to whom it is due, when it is in the power of your hand to do it.” (Proverbs 3:27 AKJV)

Don’t wait to do good. Do it now.

Saturday, November 4, 2017
“Again, the kingdom of heaven is like to treasure hid in a field; the which when a man has found, he hides, and for joy thereof goes and sells all that he has, and buys that field.” (Matthew 13:44 AKJV)

When we find Jesus we have found all that we need.

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