Daily Devotion

20
Aug

Held by God’s Mercy

Psalm 94:18 – When I said, my foot slippeth; thy mercy, O LORD, held me up. (KJV) We all need our feet in order to stand.  And slipping most likely precedes a fall, we loose our ground, and falling is never a pleasant experience, whether we are young or old. When we fall, we get […]

19
Aug

Healed by His Stripes

Matthew 8:17 – “He Himself took our infirmities and bore our sicknesses.” The context of today’s verse was set one evening at Peter’s house. Jesus had healed Peter’s mother in law from a fever earlier in the day, and in the evening, many demon-possessed people were brought to Him. The Bible says Jesus drove out […]

18
Aug

Grace for the Humble

James 4:6 – “But he giveth more grace. Wherefore he saith, God resisteth the proud, but giveth grace unto the humble.” There’s no doubt that God is a lavish giver. He freely gives wisdom, grace and strength to those who call on Him. But it is only the humble heart that’s in a position to […]

17
Aug

Blessings for the Righteous

Psalm 112:3 – “Wealth and riches shall be in his house: and his righteousness endureth for ever.” The Bible is filled with promises for the righteous. The dictionary defines ‘righteous’ as, being morally right or justifiable. The world might consider a person righteous if he/she is a law-abiding citizen who does good to all. But […]

16
Aug

Salvation through Jesus Christ

1 Timothy 2:15 – “Notwithstanding she shall be saved in childbearing, if they continue in faith and charity and holiness with sobriety.” It must have broken God’s heart when Adam and Eve ate the forbidden fruit in the Garden of Eden. God set some boundaries for them but also gave them free will. They could […]

15
Aug

True Freedom

Psalm 103:3 – “Who forgiveth all thine iniquities; who healeth all thy diseases.” Today, we celebrate India’s 72nd Independence Day. Our freedom fighters sacrificed a lot to get us independence from the British regime, and we received a lot of benefits in the bargain. We have the right to vote, a constitution in place to […]

14
Aug

The Surprising Benefit of Suffering

2 Corinthians 4:15 – “All this is for your benefit, so that the grace that is reaching more and more people may cause thanksgiving to overflow to the glory of God.” None of us really want to suffer, do we? And yet we sometimes find ourselves in deep waters – either self-inflicted or for no […]

13
Aug

The Anointing of the Holy Spirit

Psalms‬ ‭45:7‬ – “You love righteousness and hate wickedness; therefore God, Your God, has anointed You with the oil of gladness more than Your companions.” Psalm 45 is a Messianic psalm written by the sons of Korah, and its verses prophesy the nature of the Messiah who was to come. In verse 6, the Psalmist […]

12
Aug

Our authority in Christ

Therefore you are no longer a slave but a son, and if a son, then an heir of God through Christ. Galatians 4:7 NKJV It is a universal truth, that we belong to Jesus, for what belongs to the father belongs to His children. As a believer our identity enables us to walk in authority […]

11
Aug

Where His blood ran red

By the which will we are sanctified through the offering of the body of Jesus Christ once for all. Hebrews 10:10 KJV God loves us and He reveals this nature of His love in forgiveness, discipline, protection, provision, grace, mercy and liberation. Where does all this fit? Yes, it is our saviour and messiah, our […]