Author - Rich Wilkerson

He Prayed, God Answered

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: 2 Chronicles 14:11 Then Asa called to the Lord his God and said, “Lord, there is no one like you to help the powerless against the mighty. Help us, Lord our God, for we rely on you, and in your name we have come against this vast army. Lord, you are our God; do not let mere mortals prevail against you.” O-bservation: Asa was the new king of Judah, and the Bible says he did everything he was supposed to in order to please the Lord. But then, one day, Zerah the Cushite (Ethiopian)...

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The Light You Have

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: Philippians 3:16 Only let us live up to what we have already attained O-bservation: All of us are probably like the people who were part of the young church at Philippi. They wanted more information about how to live this new life of faith, yet they had made tremendous mistakes in living the part they had already learned. So here, St. Paul said, “Let’s, first of all, live up to The Light You Have!” A-pplication: I’ve used this illustration, I’m sure, over the past eight years or so that I’ve been writing these daily devotionals. When...

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That Was One Bad Decision!

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: 2 Chronicles 10:19 So Israel has been in rebellion against the house of David to this day. O-bservation: This passage is speaking past tense, to one terrible decision made by Rehoboam, the son of King Solomon. After his father had passed, the crown was placed on his head. There was a disturbance among the ten Northern Tribes of Israel, who Solomon had treated harshly by forcing heavy labor on them to build the temple of the Lord and his own, much larger, palace. They needed to hear from the new YOUNG king. So the...

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In Love

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: Song of Songs 6:3a I am my beloved’s and my beloved is mine. O-bservation: Here the wife says of her husband, “We are so In Love, that I know beyond a shadow of a doubt that I am his and he is mine.” Even though the words are geared toward marital love in this context, many theological writers tell us that this is speaking of the Church’s relationship with Jesus and that there should be no question that this love is binding. A-pplication: Every day, throughout the day, I believe that you and I should continually...

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Black Is Beautiful

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: Song of Songs 1:5 Dark am I, yet lovely, daughters of Jerusalem, dark like the tents of Kedar, like the tent curtains of Solomon. O-bservation: Solomon had three hundred wives and seven hundred concubines. It’s no wonder that at least one of them was black. Some have said this is the Queen of Sheba, mentioned in other places of the Old Testament. This seems unlikely, yet this woman here is real, and most believe she was from the North Arabian tribes and descendants of Ismael. She was black, by some translations, and most likely...

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