Bible verse Devotionals and short notes

Rise up Lord!  Do not let man prevail…put terror in them…let the nations know they are only human.

Psalm 95, from a Calvinist bible version: HCSB

God’s promise to cleanse believers from their sins….

18 Come now, and let us reason together, saith the Lord: though your sins be as scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they be red like crimson, they shall be as wool. Isaiah 1:18

Hebrews 7:25, NIV: “Therefore he is able to save completely those who come to God through him, because he always lives to intercede for them.” … 

Romans 1:16, 16 For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth; to the Jew first, and also to the Greek.

Proverbs 30:12, 12 There is a generation that are pure in their own eyes, and yet is not washed from their filthiness.

Philippians 2:21- for all seek their own way

Beware of the dogs….(low lifes) Philippians 3:2

2 Corinthians 5:21 God made Him who knew no sin to be sin on our behalf, so that in Him we might become the righteousness of God.

1 John 4:10 – This is love: not that we loved God, but that he loved us and sent his Son as an atoning sacrifice for our sins.

Luke 5:32 I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance.” Christ said

Luke 15:4-7 – “Suppose one of you has a hundred sheep and loses one of them. Doesn’t he leave the ninety-nine in the open country and go after the lost sheep until he finds it? And when he finds it, he joyfully puts it on his shoulders and goes home. Then he calls his friends and neighbors together and says, ‘Rejoice with me; I have found my lost sheep.’ I tell you that in the same way there will be more rejoicing in heaven over one sinner who repents than over ninety-nine righteous persons who do not need to repent. Christ said

Mark 16:15 – Jesus commanded – And he said unto them, Go ye into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature.

John 14:6- Christ is the Only Way

1 John 4:1       1Dear friends, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to see whether they are from God, because many false prophets have gone out into the world.

Galatians 1:6-7       6I am astonished that you are so quickly deserting the one who called you to live in the grace of Christ and are turning to a different gospel- 7which is really no gospel at all. Evidently some people are throwing you into confusion and are trying to pervert the gospel of Christ.

www it a shame for men to have long hair (1 Corinthians 11)

A coin was tossed in old testament times to resolve issues over land, animals, etc. It can still be beneficial to use in these modern times, preventing court, debts, fines, etc

Be encouraged to share the gospel in your town, where you live. God is everywhere. He is not found in one location. Drunkenness is lacking responsibility. Those that bother those of us pure in Christ should not be bothered by the sin around us. We instead need to focus on Christ and what He is doing in our lives. Walk away from those that don’t accept or listen to us (sharing the gospel of Christ). Church is of the world. They need people to keep up and slave their buildings, payments and paying for hirelings, they’re a business of the world system. Churches are in darkness, live in the dark, thinking they are in light, “woe unto them.”

Galatians 1:6-7, 1 John 4:1

Feminism and liberalism are born out of the Occult. (some come to destroy the gospel… (Galatians 2:4)

Ephesians Chapter 2 and 5, 1 Corinthians 6:9-11, Isaiah 41:10, 2 Chronicles 7:14, Luke 9:3 (take nothing for the journey), Romans 6:8

Believers saved in Christ have power over the enemy…Luke 10:9

God determines our death date, not doctors.

Anxiety keeps us in control, keeps us from having faith.

God keeps us alive…Colossians 1:17

God planned our lives…Psalm 139:16

Endure… 2 Timothy 2:11-12.

Vengeance is The Lord’s… Romans 12:19

As Christian men, we need to keep our guard with women. Avoid them if possible. many blame men or as some do cause strife. The same could be said of men. Purity and love and trust in God will guide us in our relationships with people.

Baptists seem knowledgeable and often act perfect, but are not saved. Salvation is not in a denomination. God permits and causes evil. God uses our experiences to mature the Christian. Uses tragedy to bring us to repentance. (Luke 13:1-5). Brother will betray brother. Believers will be treated as Jesus was.

God disciplines His children… Hebrews 12:4-11.

Pours wrath on sinners… Romans 1:18

God is preparing us to minister to others… 2 Corinthians 1:3-4, Romans 8:28.

Have faith!… Matthew 6:25, 6:30-32.

Christians called not to fear… Luke 12:23

Jesus is sympathetic… Hebrews 2:17

Verses for studying… 1 Corinthians 15:21-22, 1 Corinthians 15:13-19, 2 Corinthians 12:9-10

God knew Adam would sin… Acts 2:23

Christ’s grace saves completely…Ephesians 2:4-7

Focus on God, not people or circumstances

Phil. 3:19-20

Todd Friel’s book Stressed Out said Gnostics believe all material things are evil

Matt 10:22, Luke 6:26, 1 Corinthians 3:16, 1 John 1:8-10, Psalm 50:15, 2 Corinthians 8, Luke 8:21, galatians 4:10, 1 thessalonians 4:3-11, 1 Thessa. 3:13 (blameless, holy and strong only through God-grace does that), 1 Thessa. 4:3, Colossians 2:16-23, Colossians 3:1-17

Musicians part of music industry , they dont know the gospel of Christ. Christians simply believe and depend on Christ without trust in external means to add to our faith. Some old gospel hymns without words can be helpful and God may talk to us at those times. Many in the churches are not of God. Very sad people. Blind lead blind into a ditch.

Learning to obey Christ, continue to trust Christ and not in perfection. Belief alone is not enough (James 2:19). Living religious does not earn salvation. We are awaiting Christ’s return.

The nation of israel was never saved by keeping Law, but faith in Christ was the reason most were saved in Old Testament times. Grace through faith- Ephesians 2:4-10.

Psalm 18:2-3… Take comfort in knowing that God is your fortress, surrounding you with care, your Deliverer, giving victory over life’s troubles, your shield, always loving and protecting you, God is a stronghold that will never fail, our needs matter to God

Patience, noble attitude is what God requires of us…Luke 8:15

By grace we our saved…Ephesians 2:4-7

God gives us a heart that seeks Him alone, if we are to be His…psalm 51:15-17

Don’t share in the sins of others, keep pure… 1 Timothy 5:21-22

Set our minds on eternity…Phillip. 3:19-20

Covenantalism= many leaders perceive total commitment to Christ as total commitment to a church or a ministry.

God comes to us, we don’t seek after God. Giving verses to a carnal person won’t save them.They don’t trust Christ. Are not His.

False ministries and groups seek to draw men after them not God…Galatians 4:17 (NLT)

Believers should avoid court… 1 Corinthians 6:1, matthew 6:19

Being busy is important to worldly people. They work hard for vain things. It’s like a status symbol for these modern times. Self is more important than God, neighbors.

Salvation is in Jesus not the church people attend. The church is part of the world system. The religious establishments, much controlled by satan, influenced by him. Man’s religious spirit places importance over certain days and dates. Pleasing men is not pleasing God.

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