Tag - Gospel

It’s All Free!

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: Matthew 10:8 Heal the sick, raise the dead, cleanse those who have leprosy, drive out demons. Freely you have received; freely give. O-bservation: There are two things I want you to notice in this verse. First, the gospel is an action gospel and has no limitations. These direct commands to the average Christian seem insurmountable, yet done in faith in Jesus’ name, it’s possible. Second, everything done for Jesus is done for free. He told His disciples, “What I’ve done for you has been freely given to you; now I want you to go...

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The Gospel Will Always Be Preached!

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: Matthew 4:17 From that time on Jesus began to preach, “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven has come near.” O-bservation: Shortly before Jesus began to preach His gospel message of salvation, John the Baptist was thrown into prison, and it appeared that the gospel would soon be forgotten. However, as soon as John was thrown into prison, Jesus appeared on the scene preaching the gospel. No matter what, “The Gospel Will Always Be preached.” A-pplication: The power of this passage has to do with the fact that “The Gospel Will Always Be Preached!” Through the centuries,...

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No SPREAD, No BREAD!

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: Acts 6:7 So the word of God spread. The number of disciples in Jerusalem increased rapidly, and a large number of priests became obedient to the faith. O-bservation: St. Luke writes to say that after the Apostles handed off the daily duties of church leadership to the newly organized deacons, the gospel of Jesus SPREAD. The number of disciples grew rapidly, and Jewish priests began coming over to Jesus’ side as well. As this happened, people who were part of the Christian faith gave more of their finances to fund the SPREADING of the...

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Here, Take All Of Me!

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: 1 Thessalonians 2:8b Because we loved you so much, we were delighted to share with you not only the gospel of God but our lives as well. O-bservation: In writing to the people at Thessalonica, Paul said we loved you so much we gave you the whole gospel, but we also said ... "Here, Take All Of Me!" A-pplication: The first important piece of news for all "Followers Of Jesus" is our chief mission is STILL to spread the Good News that Jesus loves everyone. After that, perhaps the best way to spread the Good News...

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Having To Put Up With BIG DEALS

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: Acts 26:28 Then Agrippa said to Paul, “Do you think that in such a short time you can persuade me to be a Christian?” O-bservation: King Agrippa was the Roman king who oversaw the region St. Paul lived in. Paul had appealed his case as a Roman citizen to Rome, but first he had to present his case to Agrippa. When he finished, Paul asked Agrippa if he believed what he had said. Agrippa, in arrogant fashion said, "Do you really think you can get me to believe in Jesus, just like that?" A-pplication: There will...

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