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Daily Devotional Meditations and a Biblical Perspective on Current Events

A Study Through Genesis

“Moral Indignation: What Stirs You to Anger?” (Genesis 34)

  The following briefly highlights a message I preached at Hillsdale on Sunday, April 23, 2023. I am attaching a link to Hillsdale's Sermon Audio page, which records the entire sermon. I also hope to provide a video of the message within the next day. The...

“God Meant it Unto Good” (Genesis 50)

Click on this link for translations of today's devotion. (Additional languages available upon request by emailing HeartofAShepherdInc@gmail.com.) Scripture reading – Genesis 50 “[When] Jacob had made an end of commanding his sons, he gathered up his feet into the bed,...

Jacob’s Last Will and Testament (Genesis 48; Genesis 49)

Click on this link for translations of today's devotion. (Additional languages available upon request by emailing HeartofAShepherdInc@gmail.com.) Scripture reading – Genesis 48-49 Genesis 48 His father’s strength had been waning, and when Joseph received news his...

Promises Made; Promises Kept (Genesis 47 – Part 2)

Click on this link for translations of today's devotion. (Additional languages available upon request by emailing HeartofAShepherdInc@gmail.com.) Scripture reading – Genesis 46-47 Genesis 47 Pharaoh’s Provision and Meeting with Jacob (Genesis 47:1-10) With his family...

Hope Revived: Joseph is Alive! (Genesis 46)

Click on this link for translations of today's devotion. (Additional languages available upon request by emailing HeartofAShepherdInc@gmail.com.) Scripture reading – Genesis 46-47 Today’s devotion will come in two parts. This devotion is part 1 and a brief review,...

Forsaken by Man, But not By God! (Genesis 45)

Click on this link for translations of today's devotion. (Additional languages available upon request by emailing HeartofAShepherdInc@gmail.com.) Scripture reading – Genesis 45 Unable to contain his emotions, Joseph cried out suddenly, “Cause every man to go out from...

Remember: It’s Darkest Before Dawn! (Genesis 43-44)

Click on this link for translations of today's devotion. (Additional languages available upon request by emailing HeartofAShepherdInc@gmail.com.) Scripture reading – Genesis 43-44 https://youtu.be/6wM5zAR67nU Genesis 43 The famine had continued in Egypt and...

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Does Character Matter? (2 Chronicles 32; 2 Chronicles 33)

Does Character Matter? (2 Chronicles 32; 2 Chronicles 33)

Scripture reading - 2 Chronicles 32; 2 Chronicles 33 Click on this link to translate this Bible study into Hebrew, Arabic, Chinese, Russian, German, French, Spanish, and Portuguese.  An Introduction to Today’s Study  The question of a leader’s character made headlines...

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Scripture reading - Daniel 2 Click on this link to translate this Bible study into Hebrew, Arabic, Chinese, Russian, German, Spanish, French, or Portuguese. Our study of the Scriptures returns to the Book of Daniel, with a fascinating chapter presenting a future...

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The Party is Over, and No Nation is Insulated from God’s Judgment (Daniel 5; Daniel 6)

The Party is Over, and No Nation is Insulated from God’s Judgment (Daniel 5; Daniel 6)

Scripture reading - Daniel 5; Daniel 6   Click on this link for translations of this Bible study. “HIS Story” Our Scripture reading is Daniel 5 and 6, but today’s devotional will focus solely on Daniel 5. In earlier Bible studies, I observed that the History of the...