Applying the Bible

A weekly devotional designed to help you grow in the grace and knowledge of Jesus Christ, through practical application of spiritual truths from God’s word.

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November 30, 2023
Beware of the Leaven

Abide in Jesus, letting the word of Christ dwell richly in you, and not only read what it says, but also do what it says.

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November 16, 2023
Cleanse the Inside

Jesus desires for our hearts to be clean and pure before Him, which requires self-examination and full surrender to God.

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November 9, 2023
The Lamp of Your Body

If we are to love others, truly love them the way Christ loves them, then we will let our lights shine and put it on a stand to give light to all in the house.

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November 2, 2023
Something Greater than Jonah is Here

Jesus, as our living hope who died to redeem us and rose on the third day and has set us free from the captivity of our sin, is coming to take us home someday soon.

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October 26, 2023
Blessed Rather Are Those

We could be willing to listen and obey, but if we don’t open the word of God then we can’t hear Him speak to us.

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October 19, 2023
Worse Than the First

The only way to be truly free is through Jesus.

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October 12, 2023
Whoever Does Not Gather, Scatters

Be sure to gather with Jesus and His Church the way He designed and wills for you to.

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October 5, 2023
A Kingdom Divided

If a church is dividing within, they won’t be effective in the mission God gave them.

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September 28, 2023
Ask for the Holy Spirit

We all know we need the Holy Spirit, so take Jesus at His word in this and ask!

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September 21, 2023
Persistent Prayer Changes Us

When we pray in alignment with His will we will receive, find, and the door will be opened to us.

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September 14, 2023
Lord, Teach Us to Pray

We can’t expect to instantly forgive and never have issues or feel like there’s still unforgiveness lingering, forgiveness is a journey.

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September 7, 2023
The Good Portion

Are you overwhelmed and anxious? Choose the good portion that won’t be taken from you and sit at the feet of your Savior.

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August 31, 2023
You Go and Do Likewise

When you’re seeking to love God and others, you’re denying yourself and following in the footsteps of Jesus, the One who truly has justified you.

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August 24, 2023
Do This and You Will Live

Love God and love others, but don’t just read and know this – do it and live!

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