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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April 8, 2021
The Whole Armor of God

Do you ever feel it's hard work putting on the full armor of God? Let's break this down because it's an important part of our lives and we're not expected to do it on our own.

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April 1, 2021
Then and Now

Who is the gospel for? The challenge to see the gospel of Christs work on the cross afresh and kick any overhanging complacency to the curb.

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March 25, 2021
Preparing for Palm Sunday

When you read about how the Israelites went from "Hosanna" to "Crucify Him", what stirs in you? We aren't very different, no matter how much our pride would like to tell us otherwise. Let's get our hearts prepared to proclaim, "Hosanna" in spirit and in truth.

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March 18, 2021
A Saint's Love

Beyond leprechauns, shamrocks, and pots of gold, St. Patrick's Day celebrates the life of a man who loved the very people who enslaved him. Let's see what we can learn from St. Patrick, the missionary stirred for Ireland's salvation.

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March 11, 2021
Losing Time

Every time Daylight Savings comes around, it reminds us of time passing. How we spend our time determines a lot, which can be a gain or a loss.

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March 4, 2021
Called For A Purpose

History has given us many people to look up to as examples, both good and bad. Let's take a look at what we can glean from the life of Esther.

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February 25, 2021
Have You Considered?

What are you currently facing in life? How we view God's promises directly affects how we respond.

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