THROUGH THE BIBLE IN THREE YEARS


DAILY DEVOTIONS

HI!

Mrs. Jones came to her pastor several times with a grave concern.
This time she came, she seemed genuinely upset.

She said, "My husband still says he's going to kill me if I keep coming to this church."

"Yes," said the pastor.
"I will continue to pray for you, and you pray.
Just keep on by faith. God will protect you as He always has."

She said, "Yes, but this time he says he's going to kill YOU too!"

The pastor said, "Well, now, maybe it's time to check out that church on the other side of town."
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SCRIPTURE__________________________________

Heb 11:1
"Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen."
KJV
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THOUGHT____________________________________

Faith is the "gift" of God to a believer.
It comes by entrance of God's Holy Spirit upon surrender to Jesus as LORD.

Eph 2:8-9 says,
"8 For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God:
9 Not of works, lest any man should boast."

Faith is both substance in us, and evidence through us!
We do not work to obtain faith; but when we receive faith,
it works within and through us!

Phil 2:13
For it is God which worketh in you both to will and to do of his good pleasure.
KJV

And, ...without faith it is impossible to please" God! (Heb. 11:6)

Some who call themselves Christians need to examine their
spiritual lives and see if faith is WORKING!
Does the presence of God cause you to:
Pray more than once per day?
Study the Bible daily?
Attend and give to the church regularly?
Be active in sharing the Gospel?
Cause you to grow and develop in Christian character?

Some who call themselves Christians need to examine their
public lives and see if faith is WORKING!
Does the presence of God cause you to:
Register to vote?
Be concerned about the welfare of our society?
Be involved in communicating moral truth?

Are you HAVING and LIVING in FAITH?
Do you have that SUBSTANCE?
Is your life exhibiting EVIDENCE?

Love ya!
Bro. Bruce