Devotionals for February 2020

#34 Thanksgiving for Christ!

Colossians 2:2-3 AMPC …that mystic secret of God, [which is] Christ (the Anointed One). In Him all the treasures of [divine] wisdom (comprehensive insight into the ways and purposes of God) and [all the riches of spiritual] knowledge and enlightenment … Continue reading

#33 ALL is Solved IN Christ

John 14:30 NASB “…the ruler of the world is coming, and he has nothing in Me;” 1. God does not solve our failures one by one. He is not going to gradually ‘change’ you or slowly ‘transform’ you. He has … Continue reading

#32 Free of “ME”

Romans 7:24-25a AMPC O unhappy and pitiable and wretched man that I am! Who will release and deliver me from the shackles of this body of death? O thank God! [He will!] through Jesus Christ (the Anointed One) Our Lord! There … Continue reading

#31 Counting is Possessing

Romans 6:11 NIV …COUNT yourselves dead to sin but alive to God in Christ Jesus. The word translated as “COUNT, CONSIDER and RECKON” is a mathematical word. The NIV translates it accurately as ‘count.’ The only exact science – the … Continue reading

#30 Your Death is Past

Romans 6:11 NKJV: Likewise, you also RECKON yourselves dead to sin… ESV: So also you must CONSIDER yourselves dead to sin… AMP: Even so CONSIDER yourselves also dead to sin and your relation to it broken… NIV: In the same … Continue reading

#29 The Grave is a FACT

Romans 6:6-7 AMPC We know that our old (unrenewed) self was nailed to the cross with Him in order that [our] body [which is the instrument] of sin might be made ineffective and inactive for evil, that we might no … Continue reading

#28 Free of All Bondage

Romans 7:4 & 6 NASB Therefore my brethren, you also were made to die to the Law through the body of Christ, so that you might be joined to another, to Him who was raised from the dead… But now … Continue reading

#27 Prisoner of Two Laws

Romans 7:25b NIV So then, I myself in my mind am a slave to God’s law, but in my sinful nature a slave to the Law of sin. Paul’s prison of self is worse than any of his trials. The … Continue reading

#26 The Reality of the Crisis

Reading Romans 7 in NASB: …the Law is holy, and the commandment is holy and righteous and good. …the Law is spiritual… There is a dilemma to the unsaved person: the need of a Savior. But there is also a … Continue reading

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