Devotionals
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Be Patient

"The Lord is not slow in keeping his promise, as some understand slowness. He is patient with you, not wanting anyone to perish, but everyone to come to repentance." - 2 Peter 3:9. Lou … more

No End To False Prophets

“But there were also false prophets among the people, just as there will be false teachers among you. They will secretly introduce destructive heresies, even denying the sovereign Lord who … more

Pay Attention

"And we have the word of the prophets made more certain, and you will do well to pay attention to it, as to a light shining in a dark place, until the day dawns and the morning star rises in your … more

Your Goodness

"For this very reason, make every effort to add to your faith goodness; and to goodness, knowledge" - 2 Peter 1:5 Matthew Parris wrote in the London Times a remarkable December 2--8 … more

SUFFERING REFINES OUR FAITH

“And the God of all grace, who called you to his eternal glory in Christ, after you have suffered a little while, will himself restore you and make you strong, firm and steadfast.” … more

Sin and the light

Prayer:  Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name, your kingdom come, your will be done on earth as it is in heaven.  Give us today our daily bread. Forgive us our debts, as we also have … more

Be Anxious For Nothing

“Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you.” – 1 Peter 5:7. In his book “Anxious For Nothing”, Max Lucado writes: “Statistics have recently … more

WITH HUMILITY

“Young men, in the same way be submissive to those who are older. All of you, clothe yourselves with humility toward one another, because, ‘God opposes the proud but gives grace to the … more

DON’T BE SURPRISED

“Dear friends, do not be surprised at the painful trial you are suffering, as though something strange were happening to you. But rejoice that you participate in the sufferings of Christ, so … more

REMEMBER TO PRAY

“The end of all things is near. Therefore be clear-minded and self-controlled so that you can pray.” – 1 Peter 4:7 Simone Weil was a French philosopher and political … more

A CLEAR CONSCIENCE

“keeping a clear conscience, so that those who speak maliciously against your good behavior in Christ may be ashamed of their slander.” – 1 Peter 3:16. In 1957, Betty … more

Confession and the Light

Prayer:  Forgive my hidden faults.  Keep your servant also from willful sins; may they not rule over me.  Then will I be blameless, innocent of great transgression.  May the words … more

BE PREPARED

“But in your hearts set apart Christ as Lord. Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have. But do this with gentleness and … more

A BLESSING

“Do not repay evil with evil or insult with insult, but with blessing, because to this you were called so that you may inherit a blessing.” – 1 Peter 3:9. Lloyd John … more

LIVE AS FREE MEN

“Live as free men, but do not use your freedom as a cover-up for evil; live as servants of God.” – 1 Peter 2:16 Louis Delcourt was a young French soldier during the … more

Truth and Light

Prayer:  God Almighty, ruler of all that you have created, judge of all mankind, we humbly come before you to ask for your forgiveness for our ongoing sin.  Not that we deserve a … more

Am I doing what I’m called to do?

"I urge you to live a life worthy of the calling you have received.”  Ephesians 4:1 (NIV). You have a calling. We all … more

DEPEND ON THE WORD

“Like newborn babies, crave pure spiritual milk, so that by it you may grow up in your salvation” – 1 Peter 2:2 Pastor Ted Groves of Grace Community Church in West … more

DEEP LOVE

“Now that you have purified yourselves by obeying the truth so that you have sincere love for your brothers, love one another deeply, from the heart.” – 1 Peter … more

BE SELF-CONTROLLED

“Therefore, prepare your minds for action; be self-controlled; set your hope fully on the grace to be given you when Jesus Christ is revealed.” – 1 Peter 1:13. Dr. Roy … more
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