Books which have been written for the purpose of providing a Scripture daily for a brief study typically. Geared for the reader to spend a short period of time meditating and thinking about what the Scripture says and what it really means in the context of the time and the culture it was written for. Not what you would call a full Bible Study but just geared for a brief study in the morning or evening or as time would allow each day of the week.
A Highway of Holiness – What is it?
Isaiah 35:8 speaks of a Highway of Holiness On July 8 my devotional, Experiencing God Day-by-Day, took me to Isaiah 35:8 and that verse has remained on my heart for the last couple of weeks. You always have to read the Scripture in context to really understand the message. Let me quote Isaiah 35:1-10 (NASB) to present this verse in context. The subject is Zion’s Happy Future. ‘1The wilderness and the desert will be glad, And the Arabah will rejoice and blossom; Like the crocus 2 It will blossom profusely And rejoice with rejoicing and shout of joy. The glory of Lebanon will be given to it, The majesty of Carmel and…
Does God Hear Prayers or Does God Answer Prayers?
Have you ever asked yourself these questions: Does God hear my prayers? Does God answer prayers? Does He hear the prayers of a sinner? Is He even listening? How am I supposed to pray? I don’t even know how to pray – how can I pray? Why pray He never answers my prayers? These are common questions we ask ourselves or others when we feel that God is not hearing our prayers. When we are in doubt as to whether we are being heard when we do pray, we question sometimes if God is really there? The Bible mentions prayer many, many times so it must be important. A search…
My Favorite Daily Devotional – Experiencing GOD Day-by-Day
Experiencing God – Day-by-Day by Henry Blackaby and Richard T. Blackaby Over the last fifteen years I have used a number of Daily Devotionals to help me get in to my quiet time with the Lord. I have to say that there are many good ones, but to-date this has been my favorite I first had the small leather bound copy shown on the left. This size is great because it can be easily carried in your purse or laptop bag. It doesn’t take up much space . It has a soft leather touch and feels so good to hold in the palm of your hand. It is literally gives you…