Author - Rich Wilkerson

Nothing or Something?

S. O. A. P Here's your 90 second AM devotional! S-cripture: John 15:5 I am the vine; you are the branches. If you remain in me and I in you, you will bear much fruit; apart from me you can do nothing. O-bservation: Jesus told His disciples in this passage of scripture that there has to be a power source for all productivity. Certainly branches decorate a vine and look nice, but a branch by itself bears no fruit and withers and dies immediately. The branch only has life, has beauty, and bears fruit because it is connected to the vine. Jesus said, "I am...

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A Prayer For Our Own GOOD

S. O. A. P Here's your 90 second AM devotional! S-cripture: Jeremiah 10:24 Discipline me, Lord, but only in good measure – not in your anger, or you will reduce me to nothing. O-bservation: This is the prayer of Jeremiah. Judah was about to experience God's wrath and Jeremiah knew it. He then speaks for his nation … in particular the "Righteous Folks" … and says, "Dear Lord we need discipline, but please discipline us according to what we can bear and not what we deserve. If you give us what we deserve there will be nothing left of us.” A-pplication: As I read this prayer of...

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It’s Still NEW

S. O. A. P Here's your 90 second AM devotional! S-cripture: John 13:34 A new command I give you: love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another. O-bservation: This statement was made by Jesus to His disciples shortly before He went to the cross. He said ... "Fellas here's the biggest takeaway I want you to hold on to after I'm gone. Love is the NEW Law. If you miss everything else don't miss love. Love others the same way I have loved you!" A-pplication: I'm always amazed that love or the lack of love is at the foundation of everything...

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The PROVEN Way

S. O. A. P Here's your 90 second AM devotional! S-cripture: Jeremiah 6:16a This is what the Lord says: “Stand at the crossroads and look; ask for the ancient paths, ask where the good way is, and walk in it, and you will find rest for your souls." O-bservation: Jerusalem was under siege at this time and things were not looking good for the people of God. But the truth is, they were their own worst enemy. They continuously chose to go after gods of stone and wood, like those the heathen nations served. God spoke to them in this passage and said, "When you...

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Moved With Compassion

S. O. A. P Here's your 90 second AM devotional! S-cripture: John 11:35 Jesus Wept. O-bservation: These two words are found in the middle of the story of Jesus raising Lazarus from the dead. Sixty-six books, 1,189 chapters, 31,173 verses, and 807,361 words make up The Holy Bible. These two words, "Jesus Wept," comprise the shortest verse in the Bible. But they speak of what makes our faith so different than all the others. When it comes to PEOPLE, Our God is always ... "Moved With Compassion." A-pplication: Lazarus, a close friend of Jesus, had passed away four days before Jesus arrived at his home. When Jesus saw...

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