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Daily Devotional Meditations and a Biblical Perspective on Current Events

A Study Through Matthew

Bless You! (part 2)

Bless You! (part 2)

Note: Words in brackets are the author’s In Part One, the Creator blessed His creation: the sea and air creatures and mankind. He also blessed Eleazar, Abraham’s servant. Eleazar [a symbol of one who seeks to fulfill God’s mission] responded by offering praise to the...

The Ending was Just the Beginning! (Matthew 28)

Scripture reading – Matthew 28 Our chronological study of the Gospel of Matthew concludes today with the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, and the commissioning of the disciples (less Judas who betrayed Him) to “Go…teach all nations” (28:19). The Greatest...

Innocence Betrayed: Jesus Tried and Condemned (Matthew 27)

Scripture reading – Matthew 27 Rich with drama, the passage we are reading today brings us to the spiritual crossroads of human history. This is God’s redemptive plan of salvation for man’s sin, conceived in the heart of our Creator before the foundation of the world...

What Will You Do with Jesus? (Matthew 26)

Scripture reading – Matthew 26 Jesus had been teaching His disciples from the Mount of Olives (24:3), and as He looked east, He gazed upon the glorious Temple on the highest peak in His beloved  city of Jerusalem. He had taught them the signs that pointed to His...

Popular Devotional Studies

Marriage

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...

Prayer

A Vision of the LORD’s Heavenly Glory: The Prophet Ezekiel’s Call (Ezekiel 1; Ezekiel 2)

A Vision of the LORD’s Heavenly Glory: The Prophet Ezekiel’s Call (Ezekiel 1; Ezekiel 2)

Scripture reading - Ezekiel 1; Ezekiel 2   Click on this link for translations of this Bible study. Having concluded our study of the prophecies and lamentations of Jeremiah, we continue our chronological study of the Scriptures in “The Book of the Prophet Ezekiel.”...

Hard Topics

“The Soul That Sinneth, It Shall Die” (Ezekiel 18)

“The Soul That Sinneth, It Shall Die” (Ezekiel 18)

Today’s Scripture reading - Ezekiel 18; Ezekiel 19  Click on this link to translate this Bible study into Hebrew, Arabic, Chinese, Russian, German, Spanish, French, or Portuguese. Please note that this is the first of two Bible studies for today. As we continue our...