“On Dazzling & the Light of Christ” February 8

Dazzling & the Light of Christ - Are you dazzling those around you with the light of Christ? Do others see the difference He has made in your life? Are you bringing Him glory with your life? #lightofChrist #GodsgloryAre you dazzling those around you with the light of Christ? Do others see the difference He has made in your life? Are you bringing Him glory with your life?

Today’s reading also contains a beautiful prayer to pray for yourself or others and a description of how God wants us to regard His Word.

And finally, if Jesus was to come back today, are you ready? It could happen anytime. Or are you so preoccupied with the everyday things of life that you give it little thought?  Continue reading

“Religion or Christianity?” March 1

 

Religion or Christianity? - What is the difference between religion and biblical Christianity? And which one are you depending on to save you?What is the difference between religion and biblical Christianity? And which one are you depending on to save you?

 

Today’s Readings:
Leviticus 26 & 27
Psalm 29.1-6
Proverbs 10.22-25
Mark 7.1-13

 

Welcome to a new month of the “Bible in a Year” devotionals. I hope you’ll join us every day as we read through the Bible. Don’t worry if you’re here for the first time or only read occasionally. Anytime we open God’s Word we will find practical help and refreshment for our souls.

On to the Word …

 

Religion or Christianity?

 

Mark 7.1-13:

Religious Self-Righteousness

 

As we continue reading through the Gospels, we repeatedly find the Scribes and Pharisees looking for reasons to accuse Jesus. In today’s reading they accuse Him of failing to teach His disciples to obey the traditions of the elders.

Instead of responding, Jesus accused them of failing to keep God’s law while they condemned others for not keeping their human laws. They had turned from the worship of the true and living God to religion!

 

Religion or Christianity: What’s the Difference?

 

What is the difference between true worship (biblical Christianity) and religion? Continue reading