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.

The title text "Let me first go and bury" in a large white font appearing to the left of a gravestone with disturbed dirt and a shovel sticking out of the ground.
June 15, 2023
Let Me First Go and Bury

We must choose to leave behind all our “let me first go” type things and choose God first, and then love others in going and proclaiming the kingdom of God

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The title text "Wherever You Go" in a large white font appearing above a mountain trail with a hiker walking up the trail away from the camera.
June 8, 2023
Wherever You Go

If you find that there is hesitation to follow wherever with complete abandonment, ask God to help you adjust your perspective

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The title text "Rebuked By Jesus" in a large white font to the left of the silhouette of a man with his arms reaching out to his sides and standing in front of a very large fire.
June 1, 2023
Rebuked By Jesus

When we get disciplined by God, it’s not fun and it’s hard to hear, but a rebuke from God, as rough as it is, is a good thing because it means you’re His child

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The title text "Not Against You" in a bold white font on a dark background. To the left is an out of focus man holding his hand up in a stop gesture, the hand is in focus.
May 25, 2023
Not Against You

Jesus’ Church can’t effectively outreach to the lost and make disciples if it’s battling clicks within itself

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The title text "Who Is The Greatest" in a bold white font on a gray background to the left of a trophy.
May 18, 2023
Who is the Greatest?

We must pray for are humility, patience, and compassion, all of which are attributes of our amazing Savior

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The title text "Let These Words Sink In" in a bold white font with an ear to the left of them.
May 11, 2023
Let These Words Sink In

We need to spend time in the word of God, not just reading the words but meditating on them

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The title text "O faithless and twisted generation" wraps around a long cartoon arm that is reaching towards the right, while the upper part of the arm is tied in a complex knot.
May 4, 2023
O Faithless and Twisted Generation

If you find doubt in your own heart as you seek Jesus, cry out to Him who is faithful "I believe; help my unbelief!"

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The title text of "In light of His glory" overlaying a bright light in the center of a dark sky with motion blurred stars around the light.
April 27, 2023
In Light of His Glory

We need to stay alert as followers of Jesus sojourning in this dark world, knowing that we look forward to His return one day.

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April 20, 2023
As He Was Praying

When Jesus was transfigured, it happened as He was praying. But the transfigure wasn't out of the ordinary for Jesus.

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The title text of "The One-Way Journey" overlaying the silhouette of a person with a suitcase walking through an open archway. There is a beautiful sky view of the sun setting in the distance.
April 13, 2023
The One-Way Journey

When Jesus told the people that if they were to come after Him, they should take up their cross, they understood the walk with a cross meant a one-way journey.

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April 6, 2023
The Son of Man MUST Suffer

Jesus told His disciples that He MUST suffer many things, but have you ever wondered why? The Old Testament paints a clear picture for us.

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Devotional title text of "Who Jesus Is" overlaying the silhouette of a man from behind with a smoke effect all around him.
March 30, 2023
Who Jesus Is

Our culture is very opinionated about Jesus and Who they believe He is, what He would or wouldn’t do, and what He’s like – but it’s not all based in truth.

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The devotional title text of "Broken Pieces" overlaying broken pieces of bread laying on dirt.
March 23, 2023
Broken Pieces

After Jesus did the miracle of multiplying food, there were left over broken pieces. Those pieces were meaningful enough that Jesus wanted them picked up.

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The devotional title text of "You Give" overlaying a wooden pallet with a plate on top that has two fish on it.
March 16, 2023
You Give

The disciples had just returned from missions and had seen amazing things. Why then were they lacking the faith when Jesus told them to give the people food?

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