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.

A bloody curled hand with the devotional title text, "The Son of Man Must Suffer" overlaying it.
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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The devotional title text of, "Tell Him Everything" overlaying a silhouette of two people sitting under a tree with the sun setting in the background.
March 9, 2023
Tell Him Everything

When the disciples returned from their missions, they told Jesus all that they had done. Do you take time to share with God all that you do throughout the days?

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The devotional title text of "Sent Out" overlaying a road with the yellow line down the center. There are trees lining the road on either side with fall foliage, and the end of the road has fog covering it in the distance.
March 2, 2023
Sent Out

Jesus sent His disciples out with the mission of preaching the gospel and healing. The same Jesus who sent them also sends you.

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The devotional title text, "Similarly Different" overlaying a top down picture of eight coffee cups filled with coffee, ranging from black to varying levels of creamer with each cup.
February 23, 2023
Similarly Different

We're all unique yet we all face hardships; in that way we're similarly different. Jesus meets us exactly where we are in exactly the way we need.

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The devotional title text of "A Desperate Touch" overlaying a woman's arm with a beige sweater reaching her hand out as if to touch something. Her index finger touches the word "Touch".
February 16, 2023
A Desperate Touch

The woman who had a discharge of blood came desperate and left in peace and it was all because of her faith.

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February 9, 2023
Only Believe

Even as Jairus' daughter had already died, the short yet profound reply of Jesus encouraged Jairus' faith and the same rings true for us today.

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The devotional title text of "Being Flexible in Ministry" overlaying a woman in street clothes on a building rooftop in a contorted position.
February 2, 2023
Being Flexible in Ministry

Jesus gave us a great example of being flexible as the Spirit led Him, often times through what may have looked like chaos. We too need to learn flexibility.

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The devotional title text of "Overcoming Fear" overlaying a woman laying in bed holding the top sheet over part of her face so that only her eyes up are seen, and she has a scared look in her eyes.
January 26, 2023
Overcoming Fear

When the people of the Gerasenes were seized with fear, they acted on that fear and sent God away from them. We have been given what we need to overcome fear.

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The devotional title text of "At the Feet of Jesus" overlaying feet prints in sand.
January 19, 2023
At the Feet of Jesus

When the man with a legion of demons was healed, there were 3 significant changes noted. We too as healed people should follow the example.

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The devotional title text of "Look Beyond" overlaying the face of a woman with her hair in a ponytail, smiling while holding a pair of binoculars to her eyes with her right hand.
January 12, 2023
Look Beyond

Jesus looked beyond sin to the see the soul of the sinner He had come to save. As His ambassadors, should we not do the same?

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Devotional title text of "Every knee and tongue" overlaying a woman in a brown dress with her head bowed and her hair covering her face as she's on her knees and holding her open hands out to her sides.
January 5, 2023
Every Knee & Tongue

Every knee will bow and tongue confess, whether now accepting salvation or whether just before eternal separation. Which will you choose?

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