Tag - Peter

Hope For The Prisoner

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: Acts 12:5 So Peter was kept in prison, but the church was earnestly praying to God for him. O-bservation: This is a story about King Herod wanting to shut the expansion of the Christian gospel down. He had St Peter thrown in prison with a substantial number of guards surrounding his holding area. But for Peter, the Bible says, “The church was earnestly praying for him.” A-pplication: Whatever battle you’re facing today, it might be that you’re a prisoner to your challenge. What is “The Prisoner’s Hope?” It’s found in this passage. Get your church praying for...

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Be The ONE

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: Acts 10:21a Peter went down and said to the men, “I’m the one you’re looking for.” O-bservation: Cornelius was a righteous man and a Roman centurion with authority, but did not know the God he was praying to daily. God chose Peter to be the messenger of “Good News” to Cornelius, who would be the gateway for all Gentiles to be saved. An angel led Cornelius’ servants to Peter’s house, and when they knocked on the door, Peter said, “I’m the one you’re looking for.” A-pplication: I could go ten directions with this story, but this verse...

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You Need A Personal Revelation

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: Luke 9:20 “But what about you?” he asked. “Who do you say I am?” Peter answered, “God’s Messiah.” O-bservation: On one occasion the disciples had returned from preaching the Good News from village to village with great success. Jesus asked them what people were saying about him. They said, “Some say that you are John the Baptist or Elijah, and others say, you are one of the prophets of old. Jesus then asked, “But who do you say that I am?” Peter answered, “God’s Messiah!” A-pplication: There is no way Peter could have answered so quickly with such emphasis if he hadn’t had a personal revelation from God Almighty! I...

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The AUTHOR Of Life

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: Acts 3:15 You killed the author of life, but God raised him from the dead. We are witnesses of this. O-bservation: Peter and John had just healed the lame man at the gate of the temple. As they were walking together, people ran toward them and Peter began to preach. He told them, “The very one who healed this man was killed by all of you. He was The Author Of Life.” A-pplication: It was amazing that Peter mentioned Jesus as “The Author Of Life,” and that He had been killed. Surely God resurrected Jesus from the...

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Exalted

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: Joshua 4:14 That day the Lord exalted Joshua in the sight of all Israel; and they stood in awe of him all the days of his life, just as they had stood in awe of Moses. O-bservation: Even before Joshua and the people of Israel conquered Jericho, the Lord split the Jordon River so the people of Israel could walk across on dry ground. When this happened the Israelites were awestruck by their leader Joshua, just as they had been for Moses. It was God who had "EXALTED" Joshua among the people. A-pplication: We have a New...

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