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    Christian Devotional – May 30, 2020

    The Message – #48 God’s wrath is delayed. Now, it’s important to realize that God delays his wrath for his own purposes. He has his own reasons and ultimately, only his praise and glory matter. Read Isaiah chapter 48 and focus on verse 9. “For the sake of My name I delay My wrath, And for My praise I restrain it for you, In order not to cut you off.Isaiah 48:9 NASBhttps://bible.com/bible/100/isa.48.9.NASB He does indicate that is doesn’t want to cut us off, but make no mistake, God is ultimately concerned with his own glory and his own praise. He dors exactly what is right in exactly the right moment…

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    Christian Devotional – May 29, 2020

    The Message – #47 Sin begins in our minds and hearts. It matters what we tell ourselves about what we do. Read Isaiah chapter 47 and focus on verse 10. “You felt secure in your wickedness and said, ‘No one sees me,’ Your wisdom and your knowledge, they have deluded you; For you have said in your heart, ‘I am, and there is no one besides me.’Isaiah 47:10 NASBhttps://bible.com/bible/100/isa.47.10.NASB When we start telling ourselves that we are the only ones that matter, or that we are smarter than what we actually are, that’s when we start to run into problems. Sin begins in our hearts and in our minds. What…

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    Christian Devotional – May 27, 2020

    The Message – #46 Remember. It matters what we remember. Read Isaiah chapter 46 and focus on verse 9 today. “Remember the former things long past, For I am God, and there is no other; I am God, and there is no one like Me,Isaiah 46:9 NASBhttps://bible.com/bible/100/isa.46.9.NASB Any memory that we have must include God. The reason for that is because God was at the beginning of everything. We cannot have any memory apart from what God has allowed us to remember and what God has allowed us to experience. God as the creator, founded everything and everything that comes after that is a result of our sin and his…

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    Christian Devotional – May 26, 2020

    The Message – #45 Our salvation requires that we first turn to God. We cannot be saved any other way or through anyone else, only God. Read Isaiah chapter 45, focus on verse 22. “Turn to Me and be saved, all the ends of the earth; For I am God, and there is no other.Isaiah 45:22 NASBhttps://bible.com/bible/100/isa.45.22.NASB God is here for salvation for us. All of us. The ends of the Earth must turn to him in order to be saved. He is God and there is no other. Do we live our lives declaring this truth to others? As we are going through our day we must continue to…

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    Christian Devotional – May 25, 2020

    The Message – #44 We are witnesses. There is no God besides God. Read Isaiah chapter 44, with a focus on verse 8. ‘Do not tremble and do not be afraid; Have I not long since announced it to you and declared it? And you are My witnesses. Is there any God besides Me, Or is there any other Rock? I know of none.'”Isaiah 44:8 NASBhttps://bible.com/bible/100/isa.44.8.NASB As God continues to declare his praise through Isaiah, we see that we are to be part of declaring that praise as well. God has nothing else that he could be compared with. He is so far above anything else that nothing even comes…

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    Christian Devotional – May 24, 2020

    The Message – #43 We are witnesses of who God is. We must testify to others of what we know for a witness cannot stay silent. Read Isaiah chapter 43 and focus on verse 10. “You are My witnesses,” declares the Lord , “And My servant whom I have chosen, So that you may know and believe Me And understand that I am He. Before Me there was no God formed, And there will be none after Me.Isaiah 43:10 NASBhttps://bible.com/bible/100/isa.43.10.NASB Our testimony is not just for others, it is also for ourselves. As we see here, while we are testifying and being a witness, we start to understand better who…

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    Christian Devotional – May 23, 2020

    The Message – #42 God is worthy of our praise. Read Isaiah chapter 42 and focus on verse 8. “I am the Lord , that is My name; I will not give My glory to another, Nor My praise to graven images.Isaiah 42:8 NASBhttps://bible.com/bible/100/isa.42.8.NASB God is due glory and he is jealous and doesn’t share. He doesn’t have to. No one and no thing is worthy of the glory that God is due. Are we giving God his glory or are we trying to take some for ourselves? Or, are we giving glory to something else besides God? He is worthy and He doesn’t share. If we put something else…

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    Christian Devotional – May 22, 2020

    The Message – #41 He is with us. Read Isaiah chapter 41 and focus on verse 10. ‘Do not fear, for I am with you; Do not anxiously look about you, for I am your God. I will strengthen you, surely I will help you, Surely I will uphold you with My righteous right hand.’Isaiah 41:10 NASBhttps://bible.com/bible/100/isa.41.10.NASB I can’t tell you the number of times I have used this verse as an encouragement and a reminder that God is in control and that He has everything we need to be successful and obedient to Him. He will strengthen us. He will help us. He will uphold us with his righteous…

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    Christian Devotional – May 21, 2020

    The Message – #40 Wait for the Lord. No one really likes waiting very much. We want what we want, and we want it now. However, for those who are willing to be content and rest in Him, there is great reward. Read Isaiah chapter 40, focusing on verse 31. Yet those who wait for the Lord Will gain new strength; They will mount up with wings like eagles, They will run and not get tired, They will walk and not become weary.Isaiah 40:31 NASBhttps://bible.com/bible/100/isa.40.31.NASB If we will wait on Him, we will find strength. We will be able to fly when we need to, run when we need to,…

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    Christian Devotional – May 20, 2020

    The Message – #39 It’s not going to impact me. How often are we only focused on the consequences that directly impact us? Are we worried about how our actions will impact others? Read Isaiah chapter 39 and focus on verses 6 and 8. ‘Behold, the days are coming when all that is in your house and all that your fathers have laid up in store to this day will be carried to Babylon; nothing will be left,’ says the Lord . Then Hezekiah said to Isaiah, “The word of the Lord which you have spoken is good.” For he thought, “For there will be peace and truth in my…