Tag - Rely

Lord, I Totally Rely On You

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: Psalm 26:3 For I have always been mindful of your unfailing love and have lived in reliance on your faithfulness. O-bservation: This is such a wonderful statement by King David to his Maker because of the many affirmations he makes. He says things like, "Lord, I Totally Rely On You. I love being in your house so I can experience the glory of God. I don’t want to hang out with deceitful folks at all. Wherever I stand, you make me stand on level ground. I’ll always praise your name." A-pplication: How are you feeling this AM?...

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Who Are You Relying On?

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: 2 Corinthians 1:9 Indeed, we felt we had received the sentence of death. But this happened that we might not rely on ourselves but on God, who raises the dead. O-bservation: Paul's authority as an Apostle was under question at this time, for different reasons (mostly by religious people who were jealous), and in Chapter 11 he defended it fiercely. But in this second letter to the Church at Corinth, he immediately acknowledged that he and his associates had faced death, up close, and were forced to choose between relying on their own abilities or...

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What’s A NET Compared To Jesus?

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: Matthew 4:20 At once they left their nets and followed him. O-bservation: Earlier in this same chapter Jesus had been tempted by satan himself, and of course had come away victorious. Immediately He began preaching repentance. About the same time, He began calling His first disciples to follow Him. The scripture says, "They left their nets and followed Jesus." A-pplication: Fishing was a pretty typical "line of work" in the neighborhood in which Jesus began His ministry. Yet there was something so compelling about Jesus that these fishermen gladly left their business in order to follow Him....

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Possessing God

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: Ezekiel 44:28 I am to be the only inheritance the priests have. You are to give them no possession in Israel; I will be their possession. O-bservation: This was part of the Old Testament Law of the Levites. As the Ministers of Israel, they were told and commanded to live completely dependent on the Lord. God told them they would have No Possessions, but that He (God Almighty) would be their possession. A-pplication: One of the issues that make the New Testament unique from the Old Testament is that EVERY "Follower of Jesus" is called to be...

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