The Right Fear

S. O. A. P. Here's your 90 second AM devotional! S-cripture 2 Chronicles 17:10 The Fear (Holy Respect) of The Lord fell on all the kingdoms of the lands surrounding Judah, so that they did not go to war against Jehoshaphat O-bservation The word of God under King Jehoshaphat was read and taught by the Levites throughout Judah, to the point that the fear of The Lord, the power of The Lord, and the anointing of The Lord was upon all Judah. It was so powerful that it spread to the nations surrounding Judah, those who did not even believe in Judah's God. A-pplication What happened here?...

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If YOU Will … GOD Will

S. O. A. P. Here's your 90 second AM devotional! S-cripture: 2 Chronicles 12:7a When the Lord saw that they humbled themselves, this word of the Lord came to Schemaiah: "Since they have humbled themselves, I will not destroy them but will soon give them deliverance." O-bservation: Rehoboam was the son of King Solomon and followed his father as king over Israel. His father was the wisest man who ever lived, however Rehoboam was one of the dumbest. Go figure. Another leader in Israel named Jeroboam broke off the 10 northern tribes of Israel and Judah, and the Levites remained under Rehoboam's command. As dumb...

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You Can Go FIRST

S. O. A. P. Here's your 90 second AM devotional! S-cripture: Philippians 2:3 Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit. Rather in humility value others above yourselves. O-bservation: Arrogance and personal agendas are denounced in this passage by St. Paul. Instead, as "Followers of Jesus" we are called to humble ourselves and honor others, not "certain others" but people in general above ourselves. A-pplication: The average person can spot a kiss-up from a mile away. And the only ones who can't are other kisser-uppers. This was not and is not the Jesus way. The person who has his or her own personal agenda is usually...

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It’s All GOOD

S. O. A. P Here's your 90 second AM devotional! S-cripture: Philippians 1:6 Being confident of this, that He who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Jesus Christ. O-bservation: When you come to Jesus and begin a life of faith in Him ... God begins a GOOD work in you that continues on and on until you one day meet the Lord in your eternal dwelling place. A-pplication: For the "Follower of Jesus" It's All GOOD! Even when things come your way that are tremendously challenging it's still working for your GOOD (Romans 8:28). Trials for the...

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When No One Even Knows

S. O. A. P Here's your 90 second AM devotional! S-cripture: Ephesians 6:18 And pray in the Spirit on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests. With this in mind, be alert and always keep on praying for all the Lord’s people. O-bservation: The Great Apostle directs all who read and who claim to be followers of Christ to just pray all the time. Spiritual prayers are prayers that are private. So in a private way pray about everything, and especially pray for every one of The Lord’s people. Of course, this includes your own friends. A-pplication: Somehow, in order to pray all the time...

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