Three Thoughts

Three Thoughts

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This is a daily devotional where I find three thoughts from a short section of scripture. It corresponds with the readings from the Facebook group “Through the Bible”. Join the group and read through the Bible with me.


Is the Lord evil? - Nahum 1:2-7
Oct 23 • 5 min
Is the Lord evil? In this devotional, I share three thoughts from Nahum 1:2-7. 1. The Lord is jealous. 2. The Lord is powerful. 3. The Lord is good. These thoughts come from assigned reading - Nahum 1-3. If you would like to read through the Bible with me…
What makes a good wife? - Proverbs 31:27-31
Oct 22 • 5 min
What makes a good wife? In this devotional, I share three thoughts from Proverbs 31:27-31. 1. She works hard. 2. She cares for her family. 3. She fears the Lord. These thoughts come from assigned reading - Proverbs 31. If you would like to read through…
From where does my help come? - Psalm 121:1-8
Oct 21 • 5 min
From where does my help come? In this devotional, I share three thoughts from Psalm 121:1-8. 1. The Lord is vigilant. 2. The Lord protects. 3. The Lord restrains. These thoughts come from assigned reading - Psalms 120-121. If you would like to read…
Why should I seek godly counsel? - 2 Chronicles 24:15-19
Oct 20 • 5 min
Why should I seek godly counsel? In this devotional, I share three thoughts from 2 Chronicles 24:15-19. 1. Jehoiada was faithful. 2. Judah’s princes were vile. 3. Joash was led astray. These thoughts come from assigned reading - 2 Chronicles 21-24. If you…
Did God forgive Moses? - Deuteronomy 3:23-29
Oct 19 • 5 min
Did God forgive Moses? In this devotional, I share three thoughts from Deuteronomy 3:23-29. 1. Moses stayed in leadership. 2. Moses saw the Promised Land. 3. His punishment remained. These thoughts come from assigned reading - Deuteronomy 3:23-29. If you…
Why should I obey church leaders? - Hebrews 13:7-9
Oct 18 • 5 min
Why should I obey church leaders? In this devotional, I share three thoughts from Hebrews 13:7-9. 1. They share the gospel. 2. They are fruitful. 3. They know doctrine. These thoughts come from assigned reading - Hebrews 11-13. If you would like to read…
Should I obey God or men? - Acts 5:27-32
Oct 17 • 5 min
Should I obey God or men? In this devotional, I share three thoughts from Acts 5:27-32. 1. God raised Jesus. 2. God exalted Jesus. 3. God has given the Spirit. These thoughts come from assigned reading - Acts 5-6. If you would like to read through the…
What does the Lord require? - Micah 6:6-8
Oct 16 • 5 min
What does the Lord require? In this devotional, I share three thoughts from Micah 6:6-8. 1. Do justice. 2. Love kindness. 3. Walk humbly with God. These thoughts come from assigned reading - Micah 1-7. If you would like to read through the Bible with me…
Why should I study God’s word? - Proverbs 30:5-6
Oct 15 • 5 min
Why should I study God’s word? In this devotional, I share three thoughts from Proverbs 30:5-6. 1. God’s words are true. 2. He protects his people. 3. Spot additions. These thoughts come from assigned reading - Proverbs 29-30. If you would like to read…
Can my way be pure? - Psalm 119:9-16
Oct 14 • 5 min
Can my way be pure? In this devotional, I share three thoughts from Psalm 119:9-16. 1. According to his word. 2. Learning the word. 3. Delighting in the word. These thoughts come from assigned reading - Psalm 119. If you would like to read through the…
Why should I ask the Lord? - 2 Chronicles 18:6-8
Oct 13 • 5 min
Why should I ask the Lord? In this devotional, I share three thoughts from 2 Chronicles 18:6-8. 1. The Lord knows. 2. The answer may be bad. 3. Ask anyway. These thoughts come from assigned reading - 2 Chronicles 16-20. If you would like to read through…
Why does Israel use capital punishment? - Numbers 35:30-34
Oct 12 • 5 min
Why does Israel use capital punishment? In this devotional, I share three thoughts from Numbers 35:30-34. 1. Evidence of witnesses. 2. Blood pollutes the land. 3. The Lord’s presence. These thoughts come from assigned reading - Numbers 33-36. If you would…
How should Christians live? - Hebrews 10:19-25
Oct 11 • 5 min
How should Christians live? In this devotional, I share three thoughts from Hebrews 10:19-25. 1. Draw near to God. 2. Maintain our confession. 3. Love and good works. These thoughts come from assigned reading - Hebrews 8-10. If you would like to read…
Why should I repent? - Acts 3:17-21
Oct 10 • 5 min
Why should I repent? In this devotional, I share three thoughts from Acts 3:17-21. 1. Sins forgiven. 2. The Lord’s presence. 3. Christ’s return. These thoughts come from assigned reading - Acts 3-4. If you would like to read through the Bible with me you…
Why did Jonah run? - Jonah 1:1-3
Oct 9 • 5 min
Why did Jonah run? In this devotional, I share three thoughts from Jonah 1:1-3. 1. To escape the Lord. 2. To condemn Nineveh. 3. To force God’s hand. These thoughts come from assigned reading - Jonah 1-4. If you would like to read through the Bible with…
Has our land sinned? - Proverbs 28:2
Oct 8 • 5 min
Has our land sinned? In this devotional, I share three thoughts from Proverbs 28:2. 1. Many rulers. 2. Stability. 3. Understanding. These thoughts come from assigned reading - Proverbs 28. If you would like to read through the Bible with me you can do so…
Is the Lord on my side? - Psalm 118:6-9
Oct 7 • 5 min
Is the Lord on my side? In this devotional, I share three thoughts from Psalm 118:6-9. 1. He answers distress. 2. Man can do nothing. 3. Take refuge in him. These thoughts come from assigned reading - Psalms 117-118. If you would like to read through the…
Why should I seek the Lord? - 2 Chronicles 15:1-7
Oct 6 • 5 min
Why should I seek the Lord? In this devotional, I share three thoughts from 2 Chronicles 15:1-7. 1. Seek and find. 2. Return to the Lord. 3. Reward for the work. These thoughts come from assigned reading - 2 Chronicles 11-15. If you would like to read…
Making Vows - Numbers 30:1-2
Oct 5 • 5 min
Making Vows In this devotional, I share three thoughts from Numbers 30:1-2. 1. Vows must be honored. 2. Vows to the Lord. 3. Vows by pledge. These thoughts come from assigned reading - Numbers 29-32. If you would like to read through the Bible with me you…
Christ as Priest - Hebrews 7:26-28
Oct 4 • 5 min
Christ as Priest In this devotional, I share three thoughts from Hebrews 7:26-28. 1. Holy and innocent. 2. No sacrifice needed. 3. Appointed in strength. These thoughts come from assigned reading - Hebrews 5-7. If you would like to read through the Bible…
Peter’s Sermon - Acts 2:22-24
Oct 3 • 5 min
Peter’s Sermon In this devotional, I share three thoughts from Acts 2:22-24. 1. Mighty works. 2. Definite plan. 3. Raised him up. These thoughts come from assigned reading - Acts 2:22-24. If you would like to read through the Bible with me you can do so…
Enemies of Israel - Obadiah 1-4
Oct 2 • 5 min
Enemies of Israel In this devotional, I share three thoughts from Obadiah 1-4. 1. Edomites were relatives. 2. Tried to rise up. 3. God brings them low. These thoughts come from assigned reading - Obadiah. If you would like to read through the Bible with…
Pay Attention - Proverbs 27:23-27
Oct 1 • 5 min
Pay Attention In this devotional, I share three thoughts from Proverbs 27: 23-27. 1. Things of importance. 2. Growth and decay. 3. Responsible care. These thoughts come from assigned reading - Proverbs 26-27. If you would like to read through the Bible…
God Over Idols - Psalm 115:2-8
Sep 30 • 5 min
God Over Idols In this devotional, I share three thoughts from Psalm 115:2-8. 1. In the heavens. 2. Idols are powerless. 3. Idolaters are powerless. These thoughts come from assigned reading - Psalm 114-116. If you would like to read through the Bible…
If My People Pray - 2 Chronicles 7:12-16
Sep 29 • 5 min
If My People Pray In this devotional, I share three thoughts from 2 Chronicles 7:12-16. 1. Specific to Israel. 2. Context of discipline. 3. Conditional promise. These thoughts come from assigned reading - 2 Chronicles 6-10. If you would like to read…
No Other Gods - Numbers 25:1-5
Sep 28 • 5 min
No Other Gods In this devotional, I share three thoughts from Numbers 25:1-5. 1. Lured by women. 2. Syncretism. 3. Idolaters killed. These thoughts come from assigned reading - Numbers 25-28. If you would like to read through the Bible with me you can do…
The Supremacy of Christ - Hebrews 1:1-4
Sep 27 • 5 min
The Supremacy of Christ In this devotional, I share three thoughts from Hebrews 1:1-4. 1. Radiance of God. 2. Create and uphold. 3. Purification for sin. These thoughts come from assigned reading - Hebrews 1-4. If you would like to read through the Bible…
The Purpose of John’s Gospel - John 20:30-31
Sep 26 • 5 min
The Purpose of John’s Gospel In this devotional, I share three thoughts from John 20:30-31. 1. Jesus is the Christ. 2. Jesus is the Son. 3. Jesus grants life. These thoughts come from assigned reading - John 19-21. If you would like to read through the…
The Lord Restores - Amos 9:13-15
Sep 25 • 5 min
The Lord Restores In this devotional, I share three thoughts from Amos 9:13-15. 1. Prophetic optimism. 2. Rebuilding cities. 3. Sustained favor. These thoughts come from assigned reading - Amos 5-9. If you would like to read through the Bible with me you…
How to Treat Your Enemies - Proverbs 25:21-22
Sep 24 • 5 min
How to Treat Your Enemies In this devotional, I share three thoughts from Proverbs 25:21-22. 1. Provide for them. 2. Burning coals. 3. The Lord will reward. These thoughts come from assigned reading - Proverbs 25. If you would like to read through the…
Why should I praise the Lord? - Psalm 111:1-4
Sep 23 • 5 min
Why should I praise the Lord? In this devotional, I share three thoughts from Psalm 111:1-4. 1. His works are great. 2. He is righteous. 3. He is merciful. These thoughts come from assigned reading - Psalm 111-113. If you would like to read through the…
The Lord’s Generosity - 2 Chronicles 1:7-12
Sep 22 • 5 min
The Lord’s Generosity In this devotional, I share three thoughts from 2 Chronicles 1:7-12. 1. Approached Solomon. 2. Pleased with Solomon. 3. Blessed Solomon. These thoughts come from assigned reading - 2 Chronicles 1-5. If you would like to read through…
Hope for Israel - Numbers 23:19-24
Sep 21 • 5 min
Hope for Israel In this devotional, I share three thoughts from Numbers 23:19-24. 1. God is faithful. 2. God is with Israel. 3. God saves them. These thoughts come from assigned reading - Numbers 21-24. If you would like to read through the Bible with me…
Commands and Appeals - Philemon 8-10
Sep 20 • 5 min
Commands and Appeals In this devotional, I share three thoughts from Philemon 8-10. 1. Authority. 2. Love. 3. Forgiveness. These thoughts come from assigned reading - Philemon. If you would like to read through the Bible with me you can do so by joining…
What is Jesus’ kingdom like? - John 18:33-38
Sep 19 • 5 min
What is Jesus’ kingdom like? In this devotional, I share three thoughts from John 18:33-38. 1. Other than the world. 2. Truth focused. 3. God centered. These thoughts come from assigned reading - John 16-18. If you would like to read through the Bible…
God’s Judgment - Amos 4:11-13
Sep 18 • 5 min
God’s Judgment In this devotional, I share three thoughts from Amos 4:11-13. 1. Warned in advance. 2. Coming judgment. 3. Power of God. These thoughts come from assigned reading - Amos 1-4. If you would like to read through the Bible with me you can do so…
Don’t be Lazy - Proverbs 24:30-34
Sep 17 • 5 min
Don’t be Lazy In this devotional, I share three thoughts from Proverbs 24:30-34. 1. The lazy lack sense. 2. Attend to your work. 3. Want comes quickly. These thoughts come from assigned reading - Proverbs 23-24. If you would like to read through the Bible…
How should I relate to God? - Psalm 108:1-4
Sep 16 • 5 min
How should I relate to God? In this devotional, I share three thoughts from Psalm 108:1-4. 1. With joy. 2. With thanks. 3. With trust. These thoughts come from assigned reading - Psalms 108-110. If you would like to read through the Bible with me you can…
How should I serve God? - 1 Chronicles 28:9-10
Sep 15 • 5 min
How should I serve God? In this devotional, I share three thoughts from 2 Chronicles 28:9-10. 1. With a whole heart. 2. With a willing mind. 3. With strength. These thoughts come from assigned reading - 2 Chronicles 25-29. If you would like to read…
Why was Moses punished? - Numbers 20:8-13
Sep 14 • 5 min
Why was Moses punished? In this devotional, I share three thoughts from Numbers 20:8-13. 1. God gave instructions. 2. Moses disobeyed. 3. God is holy. These thoughts come from assigned reading - Numbers 17-20. If you would like to read through the Bible…
How should I live? - Titus 2:11-14
Sep 13 • 5 min
How should I live? In this devotional, I share three thoughts from Titus 2:11-14. 1. Self-controlled, upright, and godly. 2. Patiently waiting. 3. Doing good works. These thoughts come from assigned reading - Titus 1-3. If you would like to read through…
The World Hates You - John 15:18-21
Sep 12 • 5 min
The World Hates You In this devotional, I share three thoughts from John 15:18-21. 1. They hated Christ. 2. You are Christ’s servant. 3. They don’t know God. These thoughts come from assigned reading - John 13-15. If you would like to read through the…
Why should I return to the Lord? - Joel 2:12-14
Sep 11 • 5 min
Why should I return to the Lord? In this devotional, I share three thoughts from Joel 2:12-14. 1. The Lord commands it. 2. Gracious and merciful. 3. The Lord may relent. These thoughts come from assigned reading - Joel 1-3. If you would like to read…
Words of Wisdom - Proverbs 22:6-8
Sep 10 • 5 min
Words of Wisdom In this devotional, I share three thoughts from Proverbs 22:6-8. 1. Raise them right. 2. Debt is slavery. 3. Injustice invites pain. These thoughts come from assigned reading - Proverbs 22. If you would like to read through the Bible with…
How does God show his love? - Psalm 107:17-32
Sep 9 • 5 min
How does God show his love? In this devotional, I share three thoughts from Psalm 107:17-22. 1. He hears our cries. 2. He heals our wounds. 3. He accepts our offerings. These thoughts come from assigned reading - Psalms 105-107. If you would like to read…
Do angels fight people? - 1 Chronicles 21:7-13
Sep 8 • 5 min
Do angels fight people? In this devotional, I share three thoughts from 1 Chronicles 21:7-13. 1. David displeased God. 2. God gave David options. 3. David hopes in God. These thoughts come from assigned reading - 1 Chronicles 20-24. If you would like to…
Why was Israel defeated? - Numbers 14:39-45
Sep 7 • 5 min
Why was Israel defeated? In this devotional, I share three thoughts from Numbers 14:39-45. 1. Rebellions against God. 2. God was not with them. 3. They ignored Moses. These thoughts come from assigned reading - Numbers 13-16. If you would like to read…
Why do we need need faithful preaching? - 2 Timothy 4:1-5
Sep 6 • 5 min
Why do we need faithful preaching? In this devotional, I share three thoughts from 2 Timothy 4:1-5. 1. Sound teaching rejected. 2. Individual passions reign. 3. Wander into myths. These thoughts come from assigned reading - 2 Timothy 3-4. If you would…
Resurrection and Life - John 11:21-27
Sep 5 • 5 min
Resurrection and Life In this devotional, I share three thoughts from John 11:21-27. 1. The power of Jesus. 2. Real resurrection. 3. The Son of God. These thoughts come from assigned reading - John 10-12. If you would like to read through the Bible with…
Why did God punish Israel? - Hosea 11:1-4
Sep 4 • 5 min
Why did God punish Israel? In this devotional, I share three thoughts from Hosea 11:1-4. 1. God loves his people. 2. Israel rejected God. 3. God was faithful. These thoughts come from assigned reading - Hosea 8-14. If you would like to read through the…
How can I live well? - Proverbs 21:15-17
Sep 3 • 5 min
How can I live well? In this devotional, I share three thoughts from Proverbs 21:15-17. 1. Seek righteousness. 2. Seek wisdom. 3. Seek restraint. These thoughts come from assigned reading - Proverbs 20-21. If you would like to read through the Bible with…
Is God merciful? - Psalm 103:8-12
Sep 2 • 5 min
Is God merciful? In this devotional, I share three thoughts from Psalm 103:8-12. 1. We deserve his anger. 2. Our sins are great. 3. He removes our sins. These thoughts come from assigned reading - Psalms 102-104. If you would like to read through the…
The House of David - 1 Chronicles 17:7-15
Sep 1 • 5 min
The House of David In this devotional, I share three thoughts from 1 Chronicles 17:7-15. 1. God was with David. 2. God established David. 3. God blessed David. These thoughts come from assigned reading - 1 Chronicles 15-19. If you would like to read…
Reconsider your Complaints - Numbers 11:1-3
Aug 31 • 5 min
Reconsider your Complaints In this devotional, I share three thoughts from Numbers 11:1-3. 1. The Lord hears them. 2. Appreciate the Lord. 3. The Lord is merciful. These thoughts come from assigned reading - Numbers 9-12. If you would like to read through…
Guard the Gospel - 2 Timothy 1:8-14
Aug 30 • 5 min
Guard the Gospel In this devotional, I share three thoughts from 2 Timothy 1:8-14. 1. An eternal calling. 2. Christ abolished death. 3. Empowered by the Spirit. These thoughts come from assigned reading - 2 Timothy 1-2. If you would like to read through…
How does the truth set us free? - John 8:31-38
Aug 29 • 5 min
How does the truth set us free? In this devotional, I share three thoughts from John 8:31-38. 1. Slave by default. 2. Jesus frees slaves. 3. Abide in his word. These thoughts come from assigned reading - John 7-9. If you would like to read through the…
Why did Hosea give his kids bad names? - Hosea 1:2-9
Aug 28 • 5 min
Why did Hosea give his kids bad names? In this devotional, I share three thoughts from Hosea 1:2-9. 1. Jezreel. 2. No Mercy. 3. Not My People. These thoughts come from assigned reading - Hosea 1-7. If you would like to read through the Bible with me you…
Good Advice - Proverbs 19:8-10
Aug 27 • 5 min
Good Advice In this devotional, I share three thoughts from Proverbs 19:8-10. 1. Think it through. 2. Tell the truth. 3. Learn your lessons. These thoughts come from assigned reading - Proverbs 19. If you would like to read through the Bible with me you…
What is God like? - Psalm 99:1-5
Aug 26 • 5 min
What is God like? In this devotional, I share three thoughts from Psalm 99:1-5. 1. God is a ruler. 2. God is holy. 3. God is just. These thoughts come from assigned reading - Psalms 99-101. If you would like to read through the Bible with me you can do so…
Why did God kill Saul? - 1 Chronicles 10:13-14
Aug 25 • 5 min
Why did God kill Saul? In this devotional, I share three thoughts from 1 Chronicles 10:13-14. 1. Breach of faith. 2. Consulted a medium. 3. Replaced by David. These thoughts come from assigned reading - 1 Chronicles 10-14. If you would like to read…
The Blessing of Israel - Numbers 6:22-27
Aug 24 • 5 min
The Blessing of Israel In this devotional, I share three thoughts from Numbers 6:22-27. 1. Keep you. 2. Be gracious to you. 3. Give you peace. These thoughts come from assigned reading - Numbers 5-8. If you would like to read through the Bible with me you…
Why is the love of money bad? - 1 Timothy 6:6-10
Aug 23 • 5 min
Why is the love of money bad? In this devotional, I share three thoughts from 1 Timothy 6:6-10. 1. Godly contentment. 2. Desiring wealth. 3. Ruin and destruction. These thoughts come from assigned reading - 1 Timothy 4-6. If you would like to read through…
How can I do God’s work? - John 6:25-29
Aug 22 • 5 min
How can I do God’s work? In this devotional, I share three thoughts from John 6:25-29. 1. Selfish reasons. 2. Eternal motivation. 3. Believe in the Son. These thoughts come from assigned reading - John 5-6. If you would like to read through the Bible with…
Christ’s Dominion - Daniel 7:13-14
Aug 21 • 5 min
Christ’s Dominion In this devotional, I share three thoughts from Daniel 7:13-14. 1. Christ is presented. 2. Christ is exalted. 3. Christ rules forever. These thoughts come from assigned reading - Daniel 7-12. If you would like to read through the Bible…
Consider what You Say - Proverbs 18:6-8
Aug 20 • 5 min
Consider what You Say In this devotional, I share three thoughts from Proverbs 18:6-8. 1. Words can provoke. 2. Words can cause trouble. 3. Words are impactful. These thoughts come from assigned reading - Proverbs 17-17. If you would like to read through…
The Work of Salvation - Psalm 98:1-3
Aug 19 • 5 min
The Work of Salvation In this devotional, I share three thoughts from Psalm 98:1-3. 1. God saves. 2. God proclaims salvation. 3. All have seen it. These thoughts come from assigned reading - Psalms 96-98. If you would like to read through the Bible with…
The Return of the Exiles - 1 Chronicles 9:1-3
Aug 18 • 5 min
The Return of the Exiles In this devotional, I share three thoughts from 1 Chronicles 9:1-3. 1. Israel kept genealogies. 2. Israel was unfaithful. 3. Israel was returned. These thoughts come from assigned reading - 1 Chronicles 5-9. If you would like to…
Duties of the Levites - Numbers 3:5-13
Aug 17 • 5 min
Duties of the Levites In this devotional, I share three thoughts from Numbers 3:5-13. 1. Guard the high priest. 2. Guard the tabernacle. 3. Represent Israel. These thoughts come from assigned reading - Numbers 1-4. If you would like to read through the…
Prayer for Salvation - 1 Timothy 2:1-6
Aug 16 • 5 min
Prayer for Salvation In this devotional, I share three thoughts from 1 Timothy 2:1-6. 1. Pray for all. 2. God’s desire. 3. Christ the mediator. These thoughts come from assigned reading - 1 Timothy 1-3. If you would like to read through the Bible with me…
God so loved… - John 3:16-21
Aug 15 • 5 min
God so loved… In this devotional, I share three thoughts from John 3:16-21. 1. Saved not condemned. 2. Disbelief condemns. 3. Love light or darkness. These thoughts come from assigned reading - John 3-4. If you would like to read through the Bible with me…
God and Government - Daniel 3:16-18
Aug 14 • 5 min
God and Government In this devotional, I share three thoughts from Daniel 3:16-18. 1. No obligation. 2. Power of God. 3. Choice of God. These thoughts come from assigned reading - Daniel 1-6. If you would like to read through the Bible with me you can do…
The Heart of Man - Proverbs 16:7-9
Aug 13 • 5 min
The Heart of Man In this devotional, I share three thoughts from Proverbs 16:7-9. 1. Peace with enemies. 2. Righteousness is valuable. 3. Compatibilism. These thoughts come from assigned reading - Proverbs 16. If you would like to read through the Bible…
God Remembers His People - Psalm 94:12-15
Aug 12 • 5 min
God Remembers His People In this devotional, I share three thoughts from Psalm 94:12-15. 1. God disciplines. 2. God is faithful. 3. Justice returns. These thoughts come from assigned reading - Psalms 93-95. If you would like to read through the Bible with…
The Prayer of Jabez - 1 Chronicles 4:9-10
Aug 11 • 5 min
The Prayer of Jabez In this devotional, I share three thoughts from 1 Chronicles 4:9-10. 1. Jabez was honorable. 2. He requested God’s blessing. 3. God granted his request. These thoughts come from assigned reading - 1 Chronicles 4:9-10. If you would like…
Blessing from Obedience - Leviticus 26:3-13
Aug 10 • 5 min
Blessing from Obedience In this devotional, I share three thoughts from Leviticus 26:3-13. 1. Food stability. 2. Safety from enemies. 3. The presence of God. These thoughts come from assigned reading - Leviticus 25-27. If you would like to read through…
Why should I work? - 2 Thessalonians 3:6-12
Aug 9 • 5 min
Why should I work? In this devotional, I share three thoughts from 2 Thessalonians 3:6-12. 1. I should work because of Paul’s example. 2. I should work because of the creation mandate. 3. I should work to support myself. These thoughts come from assigned…
The Nature of Christ - John 1:1-5
Aug 8 • 5 min
The Nature of Christ In this devotional, I share three thoughts from John 1:1-5. 1. Jesus is divine. 2. Christ is creator. 3. Christ is light. These thoughts come from assigned reading - John 1-2. If you would like to read through the Bible with me you…
The Glory of the Lord - Ezekiel 43:1-5
Aug 7 • 5 min
The Glory of the Lord In this devotional, I share three thoughts from Ezekiel 43:1-5. 1. It comes from the east. 2. It makes Ezekiel fall. 3. It fills the temple. These thoughts come from assigned reading - Ezekiel 43-48. If you would like to read through…
Sincere Devotion - Proverbs 15:8-10
Aug 6 • 4 min
Sincere Devotion In this devotional I share three thoughts from Proverbs 15:8-10. 1. Sincere devotion is not hypocritical. 2. Sincere devotion is displayed everywhere. 3. Sincere devotion accepts correction. These thoughts come from assigned reading -…
Why should I trust in the Lord? - Psalm 92:5-9
Aug 5 • 4 min
Why should I trust the Lord? In this devotional I share three thoughts from Psalm 92:5-9. 1. The Lord is great. 2. The fool rejects him. 3. The Lord’s enemies perish. These thoughts come from assigned reading - Psalms 90-92. If you would like to read…
How does God deal with us? - 2 Kings 23:24-27
Aug 4 • 5 min
How does God deal with us? In this devotional I share three thoughts from 2 Kings 23:24-27. 1. Josiah was faithful. 2. Manasseh was wicked. 3. God punishes sin. These thoughts come from assigned reading - 2 Kings 21-25. If you would like to read through…
An eye for an eye - Leviticus 24:17-22
Aug 3 • 5 min
An Eye for an Eye. In this devotional I share three thoughts from Leviticus 24:17-22. 1. Punishment fits the crime. 2. Equality for sojourners. 3. Restitution made. These thoughts come from assigned reading - Leviticus 22-24. If you would like to read…
Why should I be sexually pure? - 1 Thessalonians 4:3-8
Aug 2 • 5 min
Why should I be sexually pure? In this devotional I share three thoughts from 1 Thessalonians 4:3-8. 1. Self control and holiness. 2. Avoid sin against others. 3. God is an avenger. These thoughts come from assigned reading - 1 Thessalonians 4-5. If you…
Summary of the Scriptures - Luke 24:44-49
Aug 1 • 5 min
Summary of the Scriptures In this devotional I share three thoughts from Luke 24:44-49. 1. The Scriptures fulfilled. 2. The Christ is risen. 3. Repentance is proclaimed. These thoughts come from assigned reading - Luke 23-24. If you would like to read…
The Valley of Dry Bones - Ezekiel 37:11-14
Jul 31 • 5 min
The Valley of Dry Bones In this devotional I share three thoughts from Ezekiel 37:11-14. 1. Israel is dead. 2. God will raise them. 3. God will return them. These thoughts come from assigned reading - Ezekiel 37-42. If you would like to read through the…
Why should I listen? - Proverbs 13:13-15
Jul 30 • 5 min
Why should I listen? In this devotional I share three thoughts from Proverbs 13:13-15. 1. Wisdom is rewarded. 2. Wisdom brings life. 3. Wisdom creates favor. These thoughts come from assigned reading - Proverbs 13. If you would like to read through the…
The Promise of God - Psalm 89:1-4
Jul 29 • 5 min
The Promise of God In this devotional I share three thoughts from Psalm 89:1-4. 1. God is faithful. 2. God is loving. 3. God is consistent. These thoughts come from assigned reading - Psalms 87-89. If you would like to read through the Bible with me you…
Why did Israel fall? - 2 Kings 17:7-13
Jul 28 • 5 min
Why did Israel fall? In this devotional I share three thoughts from 2 Kings 17:7-13. 1. They neglected the Lord. 2. They worshiped false gods. 3. They ignored the prophets. These thoughts come from assigned reading - 2 Kings 16-20. If you would like to…
Why should I be holy? - Leviticus 20:22-26
Jul 27 • 5 min
Why should I be holy? In this devotional I share three thoughts from Leviticus 20:22-26. 1. To stay in the land. 2. To be distinct. 3. God is holy. These thoughts come from assigned reading - Leviticus 19-21. If you would like to read through the Bible…
How can I know God has chosen me? - 1 Thessalonians 1:4-7
Jul 26 • 5 min
How can I know God has chosen me? In this devotional I share three thoughts from 1 Thessalonians 1:4-7. 1. Imitate the Lord. 2. Receive the word. 3. Become an example. These thoughts come from today’s assigned reading - 1 Thessalonians 1-3. If you would…
How can I be great? - Luke 22:24-27
Jul 25 • 5 min
How can I be great? In this devotional I share three thoughts from Luke 22:24-27. 1. Be humble. 2. Work diligently. 3. Serve faithfully. These thoughts come from today’s assigned reading - Luke 21-22. If you would like to read through the Bible with me…
The Spirit of the Lord - Ezekiel 36:24-28
Jul 24 • 5 min
The Spirit of the Lord In this devotional I share three thoughts from Ezekiel 36:24-28. 1. Israel will be returned home. 2. Israel will be made clean. 3. Israel will be given a new heart. These thoughts come from today’s assigned reading - Ezekiel 31-36.…
How can I improve my character? - Proverbs 11:2-4
Jul 23 • 5 min
How can I improve my character? In this devotional I share three thoughts from Proverbs 11:2-4. 1. Develop humility. 2. Practice integrity. 3. Demonstrate righteousness. These thoughts come from today’s assigned reading - Proverbs 11-12. If you would like…
None like God - Psalm 86:8-13
Jul 22 • 4 min
None like God In this devotional I share three thoughts from Psalm 86:8-13. 1. All nations will worship. 2. We must learn. 3. We must give thanks. These thoughts come from today’s assigned reading - Psalms 84-86. If you would like to read through the…
Good Kings of Judah - 2 Kings 14:1-6
Jul 21 • 5 min
Good Kings of Judah In this devotional I share three thoughts from 2 Kings 14:1-6. 1. Amaziah did right. 2. But not like David. 3. But he was merciful. These thoughts come from today’s assigned reading - 2 Kings 11-15. If you would like to read through…
Why is eating blood forbidden? - Leviticus 17:10-12
Jul 20 • 4 min
Why is eating blood forbidden? In this devotional I share three thoughts from Leviticus 17:10-12. 1. Blood represents life. 2. The means of atonement. 3. All life is precious. These thoughts come from today’s assigned reading - Leviticus 16-18. If you…
How do I put on the new self? - Colossians 3:12-17
Jul 19 • 5 min
How do I put on the new self? In this devotional I share three thoughts from Colossians 3:12-17. 1. Put on love. 2. Dwell in the word. 3. Give thanks to God. These thoughts come from today’s assigned reading - Colossians 3-4. If you would like to read…
The Triumphal Entry - Luke 19:37-40
Jul 18 • 5 min
The Triumphal Entry In this devotional I share three thoughts from Luke 19:37-40. 1. Jesus’ disciples celebrated. 2. Jesus’ enemies complained. 3. Jesus’ creation prepared. These thoughts come from today’s assigned reading - Luke 19-20. If you would like…
Is my heart proud? - Ezekiel 28:1-10
Jul 17 • 5 min
Is my heart proud? In this devotional I share three thoughts from Ezekiel 28:1-10. 1. Is your wisdom an idol? 2. Is your wealth an idol? 3. Is your life an idol? These thoughts come from today’s assigned reading - Ezekiel 25-30. If you would like to read…
Why should I be righteous? - Proverbs 10:6-8
Jul 16 • 5 min
Why should I be righteous? In this episode I share three thoughts from Proverbs 10:6-8. 1. Blessings are granted. 2. Regret is avoided. 3. Ruin is escaped. These thoughts come from today’s assigned reading - Proverbs 10. If you would like to read through…
Will we listen to God? - Psalm 81:8-16
Jul 15 • 4 min
Will we listen to God? In this episode I share three thoughts from Psalm 81 8-16. 1. Abandon idols. 2. Walk in his ways. 3. Enemies would be subdued. These thoughts come from today’s assigned reading - Psalms 81-83. If you would like to read through the…
Can I do enough? - 2 Kings 10:28-31
Jul 14 • 5 min
Can I do enough? In this episode I share three thoughts from 2 Kings 10:28-31. 1. Jehu ended Baal worship. 2. Jehu killed Ahab’s house. 3. Jehu failed to please God. These thoughts come from today’s assigned reading - 2 Kings 10:28-31. If you would like…
Why is cleanliness emphasized - Leviticus 15:31
Jul 13 • 5 min
Why is cleanliness emphasized? In this episode I share three thoughts from Leviticus 15:31. 1. Israel was to be clean. 2. Uncleanness kills. 3. God is holy. These thoughts come from today’s assigned reading - Leviticus 13-15. If you would like to read…
What is Christ like? - Colossians 1:15-20
Jul 12 • 4 min
What is Christ like? In this episode I share three thoughts from Colossians 1:15-20. 1. Christ is the creator? 2. Christ is first? 3. Christ reconciled all things? These thoughts come from today’s assigned reading - Colossians 1-2. If you would like to…
Am I a Pharisee? - Luke 18:9-14
Jul 11 • 5 min
Am I a Pharisee? In this episode I share three thoughts from Luke 18:9-14. 1. Am I proud? 2. Do I think little of others? 3. Do I justify myself? These thoughts come from today’s assigned reading - Luke 17-18. If you would like to read through the Bible…
How does God restore Israel? - Ezekiel 20:33-38
Jul 10 • 5 min
How does God restore Israel? In this episode I share three thoughts from Ezekiel 20:33-38. 1. God restores by wrath. 2. God restores by judgment. 3. God restores by love. These thoughts come from today’s assigned reading - Ezekiel 19-24. If you would like…
How do I gain wisdom? - Proverbs 8:32-36
Jul 9 • 5 min
How do I gain wisdom? In this episode I share three thoughts from Proverbs 8:32-36. 1. Seek out instruction. 2. Listen to instruction. 3. Apply that instruction. These thoughts come from today’s assigned reading - Proverbs 8-9. If you would like to read…
How should I pray? - Psalm 79:8-10
Jul 8 • 5 min
How should I pray? In this episode I share three thoughts from Psalm 79:8-10. 1. Ask for forgiveness. 2. Appeal to God’s name. 3. Emphasize the implications. These thoughts come from today’s assigned reading - Psalms 78-80. If you would like to read…
Why did Elisha curse kids? - 2 Kings 2:23-25
Jul 7 • 5 min
Why did Elisha curse kids? In this episode I share three thoughts from 2 Kings 2:23-25. 1. They are a physical threat. 2. They disrespected the prophet. 3. They disrespected God. These thoughts come from today’s assigned reading - 2 Kings 1-5. If you…
Why did God kill Aaron’s sons? - Leviticus 10:1-3
Jul 6 • 5 min
Why did God kill Aaron’s Sons? In this episode I share three thoughts from Leviticus 10:1-3. 1. They used strange fire. 2. They lacked sanctification. 3. They were disobedient. These thoughts come from today’s assigned reading - Leviticus 10-12. If you…
Give it Up - Philippians 3:8-11
Jul 5 • 5 min
Give it Up In this episode I share three thoughts from Philippians 3:8-11. 1. Everything is loss. 2. Righteousness is from Christ. 3. Resurrection from death. These thoughts come from today’s assigned reading - Philippians 3-4. If you would like to read…
Check Your Privilege - Luke 15:1-7
Jul 4 • 5 min
Check Your Privilege In this episode I share three thoughts from Luke 15:1-7. 1. Beware of pride. 2. Admit your guilt. 3. Rejoice. These thoughts come from today’s assigned reading - Luke 15:1-7. If you would like to read through the Bible with me you can…
New Covenant- Ezekiel 16:59-63
Jul 3 • 5 min
New Covenant In this episode I share three thoughts from Ezekiel 16:59-63. 1. Justice is served. 2. Mercy is extended. 3. Grace is granted. These thoughts come from today’s assigned reading - Ezekiel 13-18. If you would like to read through the Bible with…
The Adulterous Woman - Proverbs 7:21-27
Jul 2 • 5 min
The Adulterous Woman In this episode I share three thoughts from Proverbs 7:21-27. 1. Seduction is powerful. 2. Traps are set for the foolish. 3. Sin ends in death. These thoughts come from today’s assigned reading - Proverbs 7. If you would like to read…
God of Wonders - Psalm 77:10-15
Jul 1 • 4 min
God of Wonders In this episode I share three thoughts from Psalm 77:10-15. 1. God is faithful. 2. God does mighty deeds. 3. God demonstrates power. These thoughts come from today’s assigned reading - Psalms 75-77. If you would like to read through the…
The Lord Speaks - 1 Kings 19:11-14
Jun 30 • 5 min
The Lord Speaks In this episode I share three thoughts from 1 Kings 19:11-14. 1. God condemns. 2. God comforts. 3. God corrects. These thoughts come from today’s assigned reading - 1 Kings 19-22. If you would like to read through the Bible with me you can…
Atonement - Leviticus 9:5-7
Jun 29 • 4 min
Atonement In this episode I share three thoughts from Leviticus 9:5-7. 1. Witness God’s glory. 2. Draw near. 3. Make atonement. These thoughts come from today’s assigned reading - Philippians 1-2. If you would like to read through the Bible with me you…
A Worthy Life - Philippians 1:27-30
Jun 28 • 4 min
A Worthy Life In this episode I share three thoughts from Philippians 1:27-30. 1. Do not fear men. 2. Demonstrate salvation. 3. Suffering can be good. These thoughts come from today’s assigned reading - Philippians 1-2. If you would like to read through…
Jesus and Jerusalem - Luke 13:31-35
Jun 27 • 4 min
Jesus and Jerusalem In this episode I share three thoughts from Luke 13:31-35. 1. Jerusalem was the center. 2. Jerusalem rejected prophets. 3. Jesus loved Jerusalem. These thoughts come from today’s assigned reading - Luke 13-14. If you would like to read…
Prophecy of Doom - Ezekiel 7:5-9
Jun 26 • 5 min
Prophecy of Doom In this episode I share three thoughts from Ezekiel 7:5-9. 1. Disaster is coming. 2. God pours out wrath. 3. Punishment based on sin. These thoughts come from today’s assigned reading - Ezekiel 7-12. If you would like to read through the…
Avoid Adultery - Proverbs 5:7-14
Jun 25 • 5 min
Avoid Adultery In this episode I share three thoughts from Proverbs 5:7-14. 1. Avoid temptation. 2. Maintain honor. 3. Hear wisdom. These thoughts come from today’s assigned reading - Proverbs 5-6. If you would like to read through the Bible with me you…
Arrogant and Humble - Psalm 73:18-26
Jun 24 • 5 min
Arrogant and Humble In this episode I share three thoughts from Psalm 73:18-26. 1. Don’t envy the wicked. 2. Avoid bitterness. 3. Trust only in God. These thoughts come from today’s assigned reading - Psalms 72-74. If you would like to read through the…
Trouble Maker - 1 Kings 18:17-19
Jun 23 • 5 min
Trouble Maker In this episode I share three thoughts from 1 Kings 18:17-19. 1. Ahab accused Elijah. 2. Ahab abandoned the Law. 3. Ahab worshipped false gods. These thoughts come from today’s assigned reading - 1 Kings 14-18. If you would like to read…
The Cost of Forgiveness - Leviticus 6:1-7
Jun 22 • 4 min
The Cost of Forgiveness In this episode I share three thoughts from Leviticus 6:1-7. 1. Cheating doesn’t pay. 2. Restitution is biblical. 3. Sacrifice is necessary. These thoughts come from today’s assigned reading - Leviticus 4-6. If you would like to…
Watch Your Step - Ephesians 5:15-21
Jun 21 • 4 min
Watch Your Step In this episode I share three thoughts from Ephesians 5:15-21. 1. Take time seriously. 2. Take speech seriously. 3. Take thanks seriously. These thoughts come from today’s assigned reading - Ephesians 4-6. If you would like to read through…
The Lord’s Prayer - Luke 11:1-4
Jun 20 • 5 min
The Lord’s Prayer In this episode I share three thoughts from Luke 11:1-4. 1. Honor God. 2. Request physical care. 3. Request spiritual care. These thoughts come from today’s assigned reading - Luke 11-12. If you would like to read through the Bible with…
Watchman - Ezekiel 3:16-21
Jun 19 • 5 min
Watchman In this episode I share three thoughts from Ezekiel 3:16-21. 1. Share the Lord’s word. 2. Share with the wicked. 3. Share with the righteous. These thoughts come from today’s assigned reading - Ezekiel 1-6. If you would like to read through the…
Solomon’s Wisdom - Proverbs 4:20-27
Jun 18 • 4 min
Solomon’s Wisdom In this episode I share three thoughts from Proverbs 4:20-27. 1. Guard your heart. 2. Watch your mouth. 3. Ponder your path. These thoughts come from today’s assigned reading - Proverbs 4. If you would like to read through the Bible with…
God’s Righteousness - Psalm 71:17-21
Jun 17 • 4 min
God’s Righteousness In this episode I share three thoughts from Psalm 71:17-21 1. The Lord teaches. 2. The Lord brings low. 3. The Lord revives. These thoughts come from today’s assigned reading - Psalms 69-71. If you would like to read through the Bible…
Solomon’s Sin
Jun 16 • 5 min
Solomon’s Sin In this episode I share three thoughts from 1 Kings 11:1-6. 1. Sin leads to more sin. 2. The heart can be turned. 3. Wholly follow the Lord. These thoughts come from today’s assigned reading - 1 Kings 10-13. If you would like to read through…
Peace offerings - Leviticus 3:1-5
Jun 15 • 5 min
Peace Offerings In this episode I share three thoughts from Leviticus 3:1-5. 1. Praise or petition. 2. Animal treatment. 3. Burnt and eaten. These thoughts come from today’s assigned reading - Leviticus 1-3. If you would like to read through the Bible…
The Divine Plan - Ephesians 1:3-10
Jun 14 • 5 min
The Divine Plan In this episode I share three thoughts from Ephesians 1:3-10. 1. God chooses. 2. According to his will. 3. To unite all in him. These thoughts come from today’s assigned reading - Ephesians 1-3. If you would like to read through the Bible…
Priorities - Luke 9:23-27
Jun 13 • 4 min
Priorities In this episode I share three thoughts from Luke 9:23-27. 1. We choose priorities. 2. Priorities reflect belief. 3. Prioritize Christ. These thoughts come from today’s assigned reading - Luke 9-10. If you would like to read through the Bible…
God Endures - Lamentations 5:19-22
Jun 12 • 5 min
God Endures In this episode I share three thoughts from Lamentations 5:19-22. 1. God reigns forever. 2. Restoration is from God. 3. God may reject us. These thoughts come from today’s assigned reading - Lamentations 5:19-22. If you would like to read…
God Given Wisdom - Proverbs 2:6-12
Jun 11 • 4 min
God Given Wisdom In this episode I share three thoughts from Proverbs 2:6-12 1. Truths to believe. 2. Ways to behave. 3. Dangers to avoid. These thoughts come from today’s assigned reading - Proverbs 2:6-12. If you would like to read through the Bible…
God, Bless Us - Psalm 67
Jun 10 • 4 min
God, Bless Us In this episode I share three thoughts from Psalm 67. 1. So others may know. 2. So there may be equity. 3. So he may be feared. These thoughts come from today’s assigned reading - Psalms 66-68. If you would like to read through the Bible…
Solomon’s Blessing - 1 Kings 8:56-61
Jun 9 • 5 min
Solomon’s Blessing In this episode I share three thoughts from 1 Kings 8:56-61. 1. God keeps his promises. 2. God inclines our hearts. 3. We keep God’s commands. These thoughts come from today’s assigned reading - 1 Kings 5-9. If you would like to read…
The Glory of God - Exodus 40:34-38
Jun 8 • 5 min
The Glory of God In this episode I share three thoughts from Exodus 40:34-38. 1. The tabernacle was filled. 2. None could enter. 3. Israel saw God’s glory. These thoughts come from today’s assigned reading - Exodus 37-40. If you would like to read through…
Walk by the Spirit - Galatians 5:16-18
Jun 7 • 5 min
Walk by the Spirit In this episode I share three thoughts from Galatians 5:16-18 1. Flesh is against the Spirit. 2. Check your desires. 3. Walk by the Spirit These thoughts come from today’s assigned reading - Galatians 4-6. If you would like to read…
No Secrets - Luke 8:16-18
Jun 6 • 5 min
No Secrets In this episode I share three thoughts from Luke 8:16-18. 1. All will be made known. 2. Listen carefully. 3. Act accordingly. These thoughts come from today’s assigned reading - Luke 7-8. If you would like to read through the Bible with me you…
God’s Wrath
Jun 5 • 5 min
God’s Wrath In this episode I share three thoughts from Jeremiah 50:31-32. 1. God is against Babylon. 2. God punished Babylon. 3. None help Babylon. These thoughts come from today’s assigned reading - Jeremiah 47-52. If you would like to read through the…
Safety and Security - Proverbs 1:32-33
Jun 4 • 4 min
Safety and Security In this episode I share three thoughts from Proverbs 1:32-33. 1. Don’t turn away. 2. Don’t be complacent. 3. Attend to God’s wisdom. These thoughts come from today’s assigned reading - Proverbs 1. If you would like to read through the…
On the Run - Psalm 63:1-4
Jun 3 • 4 min
On the Run In this episode I share three thoughts from Psalm 63:1-4. 1. Seek God’s power. 2. Seek God’s glory. 3. Seek God’s love. These thoughts come from today’s assigned reading - Psalms 63-65. If you would like to read through the Bible with me you…
David’s Charge - 1 Kings 2:1-4
Jun 2 • 5 min
David’s Charge In this episode I share three thoughts from 1 Kings 2:1-4. 1. Obey the Lord. 2. Prosper. 3. Establish God’s word. These thoughts come from today’s assigned reading - 1 Kings 1-4. If you would like to read through the Bible with me you can…
A Disastrous Word - Exodus 33:1-6
Jun 1 • 5 min
A Disastrous Word. In this episode I share three thoughts from Exodus 33:1-6. 1. Promise fulfilled. 2. Israel alone. 3. Stubbornness punished. These thoughts come from today’s assigned reading - Exodus 33-36. If you would like to read through the Bible…
Justified by Faith - Galatians 2:15-16
May 31 • 5 min
Justified by Faith. In this episode I share three thoughts from Galatians 2:15-16. 1. Faith before works. 2. Belief before obedience. 3. Justification before law. These thoughts come from today’s assigned reading - Galatians 1-3. If you would like to read…
Recognize the Truth - Luke 6:20-23
May 30 • 4 min
Recognize the Truth. In this episode I share three thoughts from Luke 6:20-23. 1. Question your standards. 2. Question your values. 3. Question your beliefs. These thoughts come from today’s assigned reading - Luke 5-6. If you would like to read through…
Fear Not - Jeremiah 46:27-28
May 29 • 5 min
Fear Not In this episode I share three thoughts from Jeremiah 46:27-28. 1. God will save Israel. 2. God will be with Israel. 3. God will punish Israel. These thoughts come from today’s assigned reading - Jeremiah 42-46. If you would like to read through…
No Excuse! - Job 42:1-6
May 28 • 5 min
No Excuse! In this episode I share three thoughts from Job 42:1-6. 1. We don’t know much. 2. Remain humble. 3. God may humble us. These thoughts come from today’s assigned reading - Job 41-42. If you would like to read through the Bible with me you can do…
It Belongs to God - Psalm 62:11-12
May 27 • 4 min
It belongs to God. In this episode I share three thoughts from Psalm 62:11-12. 1. Power belongs to God. 2. Love belongs to God. 3. Judgment belongs to God. These thoughts come from today’s assigned reading - Psalms 60-62. If you would like to read through…
David’s Oracle - 2 Samuel 23:2-7
May 26 • 4 min
In this episode I share three thoughts from 2 Samuel 23:2-7. 1. God loves justice. 2. Always act justly. 3. Trust in God’s justice. These thoughts come from today’s assigned reading - 2 Samuel 20-24. If you would like to read through the Bible with me you…
Sanctifying Presence - Exodus 29:42-46
May 25 • 4 min
In this episode I share three thoughts from Exodus 29:42-46. 1. God will dwell with Israel. 2. Israel will serve God. 3. They will love each other. These thoughts come from today’s assigned reading - Exodus 29-32. If you would like to read through the…
Consistency - 2 Corinthians 13:1-4
May 24 • 5 min
In this episode I share three thoughts from 2 Corinthians 13:1-4. 1. Seek truth. 2. Be confirmed. 3. Act consistently. These thoughts come from today’s assigned reading - 2 Corinthians 11-13. If you would like to read through the Bible with me you can do…
Fulfilled Today - Luke 4:16-21
May 23 • 5 min
In this episode I share three thoughts from Luke 4:16-21. 1. Jesus fulfills prophecy. 2. We are overjoyed. 3. We celebrate the news. These thoughts come from today’s assigned reading - Luke 3-4. If you would like to read through the Bible with me you can…
Don’t Judge Me! - Jeremiah 38:3-6
May 22 • 4 min
In this episode I share three thoughts from Jeremiah 38:3-6. 1. The Lord pronounces judgment. 2. People don’t like it. 3. The messenger is punished. These thoughts come from today’s assigned reading - Jeremiah 37-41. If you would like to read through the…
God > Us - Job 40:1-7
May 21 • 5 min
In this episode I share three thoughts from Job 40:1-7. 1. We cannot contend with God. 2. In the presence of God we realize this. 3. The Lord is greater than us. These thoughts come from today’s assigned reading - Job 39-40. If you would like to read…
The Wonder of the Lord - Psalm 57:7-11
May 20 • 4 min
In this episode I share three thoughts from Psalm 57:7-11. 1. We sing to the Lord. 2. We thank the Lord. 3. We exalt the Lord. These thoughts come from today’s assigned reading - Psalm 57-59. If you would like to read through the Bible with me you can do…
A Father’s Devotion - 2 Samuel 18:31-33
May 19 • 5 min
In this episode I share three thoughts from 2 Samuel 18:31-33 1. David defeats Absasolm. 2. David is concerned for Absalom. 3. David mourns for Absalom. These thoughts come from today’s assigned reading - 2 Samuel 15-19. If you would like to read through…
The Presence of the Lord - Exodus 25:17-22
May 18 • 4 min
In this episode I share three thoughts from Exodus 25:17-22. 1. The Lord meets with Israel. 2. The Lord speaks to Israel. 3. The Lord commands Israel. These thoughts come from today’s assigned reading - Exodus 25-28. If you would like to read through the…
Giving - 2 Corinthians 9:6-9
May 17 • 5 min
In this episode I share three thoughts from 2 Corinthians 9:6-9. 1. Giving is part of Christianity. 2. Giving is decided individually. 3. Giving is ideally cheerful. These thoughts come from today’s assigned reading - 2 Corinthians 9-10. If you would like…
The Lord is Faithful - Luke 1:68-75
May 16 • 4 min
In this episode I share three thoughts from Luke 1:68-75. 1. The Lord redeems his people. 2. The Lord fulfills his covenants. 3. The Lord deserves our praise. These thoughts come from today’s assigned reading - Luke 1-2. If you would like to read through…
Slavery - Jeremiah 34:13-16
May 15 • 5 min
In this episode I share three thoughts from Jeremiah 34:13-16. 1. Slavery exists in the Bible. 2. The Lord limits slavery. 3. We ignore the Lord’s limits. These thoughts come from today’s assigned reading - Jeremiah 32-36. If you would like to read…
The Creator Creation Distinction - Job 38:1-7
May 14 • 5 min
In this episode I share three thoughts from Job 38:1-7. 1. God is not man. 2. Man lacks wisdom. 3. Man lacks power. These thoughts come from today’s assigned reading - Job 37-38. If you would like to read through the Bible with me you can do so by joining…
This is why we pray - Psalm 54
May 13 • 4 min
In this episode I share three thoughts from Psalm 54. 1. God is powerful. 2. God is gracious. 3. God is merciful. These thoughts come from today’s assigned reading - Psalm 54-56. If you would like to read through the Bible with me you can do so by joining…
Don’t be a rebellious punk - 2 Samuel 12:9-12
May 12 • 5 min
In this episode I share three thoughts from 2 Samuel 12:9-12. 1. Obey God’s law. 2. Disobedience hurts you. 3. Disobedience hurts others. These thoughts come from today’s assigned reading - 2 Samuel 10-14. If you would like to read through the Bible with…
God’s Law Sounds Good! - Exodus 24:3-8
May 11 • 5 min
In this episode I share three thoughts from Exodus 24:3-8. 1. God’s law sounds good. 2. We want to follow God’s law. 3. We fail to follow God’s law. These thoughts come from today’s assigned reading - Exodus 21-24. If you would like to read through the…
2 Corinthians 6:14-18
May 10 • 5 min
In this episode I share three thoughts from 2 Corinthians 6:14-18. 1. Christians are different. 2. The difference is demonstrated. 3. The difference is holiness. These thoughts come from today’s assigned reading - 2 Corinthians 6-8. If you would like to…
Mark 16:5-7
May 9 • 4 min
In this episode I share three thoughts from Mark 16:5-7. 1. Jesus isn’t among the dead. 2. This is good news for sharing. 3. We will one day see Jesus. These thoughts come from today’s assigned reading - Mark 15-16. If you would like to read through the…
Jeremiah 29:10-14
May 8 • 5 min
In this episode I share three thoughts from Jeremiah 29:10-14. 1. Verse 11 isn’t about you. 2. Verse 11 is about Israel. 3. Verse 11 is about the Lord. These thoughts come from today’s assigned reading - Jeremiah 27-31. If you would like to read through…
Job 35:1-8
May 7 • 5 min
In this episode I share three thoughts from Job 35:1-8. 1. Our rights are from God. 2. Our sins only hurt ourselves. 3. Our actions change us not God. These thoughts come from today’s assigned reading - Job 35-36. If you would like to read through the…
Psalm 53
May 6 • 4 min
In this episode I share three thoughts from Psalm 53. 1. Belief in God is the beginning of wisdom. 2. We don’t act like we believe in God. 3. God is faithful to his people. These thoughts come from today’s assigned reading - Psalm 51-53. If you would like…
2 Samuel 7:18-22
May 5 • 4 min
In this episode I share three thoughts from 2 Samuel 7:18-22. 1. Kings submit to the Lord. 2. The Lord is their source of power. 3. There is none like the Lord. These thoughts come from today’s assigned reading - 2 Samuel 7:18-22. If you would like to…
Exodus 20:18-21
May 4 • 4 min
In this episode I share three thoughts from Exodus 20:18-21. 1. The Lord is terrifying. 2. His terror prompts fear. 3. Fear encourages obedience. These thoughts come from today’s assigned reading - Exodus 17-20. If you would like to read through the Bible…
2 Corinthians 5:16-21
May 3 • 3 min
In this episode I share three thoughts from 2 Corinthians 5:16-21. 1. Christ makes us new. 2. Christ reconciles is to the Father. 3. We proclaim what Christ has done. These thoughts come from today’s assigned reading - 2 Corinthians 4-5. If you would like…
Mark 14:26-31
May 2 • 4 min
In this episode I share three thoughts from Mark 14:26-31 1. Jesus would be abandoned. 2. Peter believes otherwise. 3. Jesus knows the truth. These thoughts come from today’s assigned reading - Mark 13-14. If you would like to read through the Bible with…
Jeremiah 23:5-8
May 1 • 4 min
In this episode I share three thoughts from Jeremiah 23:5-8. 1. The Lord will send a king. 2. The king will be wise, just, and righteous. 3. The Lord redeems his people. These thoughts come from today’s assigned reading - Jeremiah 22-26. If you would like…
Job 34:10-15
Apr 30 • 4 min
In this episode I share three thoughts from Job 34:10-15. 1. The Lord does no wickedness. 2. The Lord has claimed on all. 3. The Lord is the source of life. These thoughts come from today’s assigned reading - Job 33-34. If you would like to read through…
Psalm 50:22-23
Apr 29 • 4 min
In this episode I share three thoughts from Psalm 50:22-23. 1. The Lord is the judge. 2. The Lord shows order. 3. The Lord saves. These thoughts come from today’s assigned reading - Psalm 48-50. If you would like to read through the Bible with me you can…
2 Samuel 1:23-27
Apr 28 • 4 min
In this episode I share three thoughts from 2 Samuel 1:23-27. 1. Grief causes forgetfulness. 2. Grief causes remembrance. 3. Grief causes love. These thoughts come from today’s assigned reading - 2 Samuel 1-4. If you would like to read through the Bible…
Exodus 15:1-3
Apr 27 • 4 min
In this episode I share three thoughts from Exodus 15:1-3. 1. We sing to the Lord. 2. We praise the Lord. 3. We exult the Lord. These thoughts come from today’s assigned reading - Exodus 13-16. If you would like to read through the Bible with me you can…
2 Corinthians 1:3-5
Apr 26 • 5 min
In this episode I share three thoughts from 2 Corinthians 1:3-5. 1. The Father comforts in affliction. 2. The Father comforts through Christ. 3. The Father comforts us. These thoughts come from today’s assigned reading - 2 Corinthians 1-3. If you would…
Mark 12:38-40
Apr 25 • 4 min
In this episode I share three thoughts from Mark 12:38-40. 1. Beware those who love authority. 2. Beware those who love influence. 3. Beware those who love wealth. These thoughts come from today’s assigned reading - Mark 11-12. If you would like to read…
Jeremiah 18:5-11
Apr 24 • 4 min
In this episode I share three thoughts from Jeremiah 18:5-11. 1. The Lord is the potter. 2. Creation is the clay. 3. The Lord is gracious to creation. These thoughts come from today’s assigned reading - Jeremiah 17-21. If you would like to read through…
Job 31:1-8
Apr 23 • 5 min
In this episode I share three thoughts from Job 31:1-8. 1. The Lord knows all. 2. The Lord is just. 3. Job justifies himself. These thoughts come from today’s assigned reading - Job 31-32. If you would like to read through the Bible with me you can do so…
Psalm 46
Apr 22 • 4 min
In this episode I share three thoughts from Psalm 46. 1. The Lord’s strength comforts us. 2. The Lord’s presence comforts us. 3. The Lord’s victory comforts us. These thoughts come from today’s assigned reading - Psalm 45-47. If you would like to read…
1 Samuel 28:15-19
Apr 21 • 6 min
In this episode I share three thoughts from 1 Samuel 28:15-19. 1. The Lord doesn’t have to answer you. 2. The Lord punishes perfectly. 3. The Lord is consistent in everything. These thoughts come from today’s assigned reading - 1 Samuel 26-31. If you…
Exodus 10:1-3
Apr 20 • 6 min
In this episode I share three thoughts from Exodus 10:1-2. 1. The Lord has ultimate authority. 2. The Lord has ultimate purposes. 3. The Lord has ultimate glory. These thoughts come from today’s assigned reading - Exodus 9-12. If you would like to read…
1 Corinthians 15:12-19
Apr 19 • 4 min
In this episode I share three thoughts from 1 Corinthians 15:12-19. 1. Resurrection is key to Christianity. 2. Resurrection is key to forgiveness. 3. Resurrection is key to our hope. These thoughts come from today’s assigned reading - 1 Corinthians…
Mark 9:33-37
Apr 18 • 6 min
In this episode I share three thoughts from Mark 9:33-37. 1) Greatness is achieved through service. 2) The kingdom is different from the world. 3) Seek humility and greatness results. These thoughts come from today’s assigned reading - Mark 9-10. If you…
Jeremiah 12:14-17
Apr 17 • 6 min
In this episode I share three thoughts from Jeremiah 12:14-17. 1) The Lord judges his people. 2) The Lord restores his people. 3) The Lord destroys the rebellious. This is based on the daily reading - Jeremiah 12-16. If you would like to read through the…
Job 30:16-23
Apr 16 • 5 min
In this devotional I provide three thoughts from Job 30:16-23. 1) Acknowledge the Lord’s sovereignty. 2) Struggle with the Lord’s rule. 3) Submit to the Lord’s authority. This short devotional comes from the daily reading of Job 29-30. If you’d like to…
Psalm 42:1-4
Apr 15 • 3 min
In this devotional I draw three thoughts from Psalm 42:1-4. 1) Our desire is for the Lord. 2) Trouble is inevitable. 3) Remember the good times. This was created in association with a yearly Bible reading plan. Psalm 42-44 is the linked reading. If you’d…
1 Samuel 23:1-5
Apr 14 • 5 min
In this devotional I read 1 Samuel 23:1-5 and find three thoughts on the Christian responsibility toward their neighbor. 1) Assess the situation. 2) Inquire of the Lord. 3) Trust in theLord. The daily reading associated with this episode is 1 Samuel…
Exodus 5:1-3
Apr 13 • 4 min
In this devotional I share three thoughts on Exodus 5:1-3. 1) The Lord is the creator. 2) The Lord is the redeemer. 3) The Lord is the comforter. The daily reading corresponding to this episode is Exodus 5-8. Join the Facebook group “Through the Bible” to…