The Trust Factor

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: Psalm 125:1 Those who trust in the Lord are like Mount Zion, which cannot be shaken but endures forever. O-bservation: The Psalmist made it very clear that when a person puts their TRUST in the Lord, they can't be shaken. He likened that decision to being like Mt. Zion, which was surrounded by the Lord and was unshakable. A-pplication: No matter what your challenge may be this AM, if you TRUST in Jesus you are unshakable. I'm not saying that you feel fantastic about your present test. But the truth is, TRUST in Jesus will bring...

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What’s My Motivation?

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: Matthew 23:5a Everything they do, is done for people to see. O-bservation: Jesus condemned the Pharisees and religious leaders for their desire to impress people. They were guilty of dictating the laws of Moses while unwilling to practice the very laws they were forcing on others. A-pplication: If Jesus, the greatest lover of all mankind, was quick to judge these religious people, surely we can take a look at ourselves. I rarely speak of this, but as a pastor, I'm always asking myself,"What's My Motivation?" If it's to impress people, I'm definitely in the wrong work....

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It’s Not How You Start, It’s How You Finish

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: Matthew 21:11 The crowds answered, “This is Jesus, the prophet from Nazareth in Galilee.” O-bservation: When Jesus arrived in Jerusalem riding on a donkey, people threw palm branches at His feet and cried Hosannah. Many wondered who He was, but the city people said, “This is the famous prophet Jesus from the small town of Nazareth.” A-pplication: At the beginning of Jesus of Nazareth’s ministry, some questioned..” Can anything good could come out of Nazareth?” The truth is that Nazareth was a small country town about 40 miles from the “Sea of Galilee.” Certainly, no one...

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What Are You Facing?

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: Jeremiah 39:18 I will save you; you will not fall by the sword but will escape with your life, because you trust in me, declares the Lord. O-bservation: This was a message given by God to Jeremiah as he was being released from his time in prison under the King of Judah named Zedekiah. God said, “Go to my servant Ebedmelech, the Cushite, who has treated you well, and tell him Nebuchadnezzar is going to ransack the land of Judah but I will save you! Because you have trusted me, I will save you!” A-pplication: You...

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It’s My Promise And Your Promise Too

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: Isaiah 59:21 “As for me, this is my covenant with them,” says the Lord. “My Spirit, who is on you, will not depart from you, and my words that I have put in your mouth will always be on your lips, on the lips of your children and on the lips of their descendants—from this time on and forever,” says the Lord. O-bservation: This was God’s promise to the people of Israel still held captive in Babylon. At a time when there appeared to be no hope whatsoever, God used his prophet to proclaim...

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