Devotionals


#8 The Vital Presence of the Spirit


John 16:7c AMPC If I go away, I will send Him (the Holy Spirit) to you… [to be in close fellowship with you]. There are wonderful believers, filled with the Spirit in brilliance and constancy. But there are also many … Continue reading

#7 The Wealth of Christ is in the Spirit


John 16 AMPC 14. He (the Holy Spirit) will honor and glorify Me, because He will take of (receive, draw upon) what is Mine and will reveal (declare, disclose, transmit) it to you. 15. Everything that the Father has is … Continue reading

#6 Restored to God’s Design


Romans 8:5 AMPC …those who are according to the Spirit and are controlled by the desires of the Spirit set their minds on and seek those things which gratify the Holy Spirit. Not only are we forgiven to the utmost … Continue reading

#5 Complete Control through Complete Yielding


This is the key verse of Romans 8—and the Key to living it… Romans 8:5 AMPC For those who are according to the flesh and are CONTROLLED by its unholy desires set their minds on and pursue those things which … Continue reading

#4 The Impossible Possiblity


Romans 8:4 AMPC So that the righteousness and just requirement of the Law might be fully met in us who live and move not in the ways of the flesh but in the ways of the Spirit [our lives governed … Continue reading

#3 The Holy Spirit, Person of Christ


Romans 8:3 NASB For what the Law could not do, weak as it was through the flesh, God did: sending His own Son in the likeness of human flesh, He condemned sin in the flesh… God has solved our failure … Continue reading

#2 The Wonderful Holy Spirit


Romans 8:2 NASB For the Law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus has set you free from the law of sin and of death. Now we are entering the wonderful, amazing solution to everything that is human inability: … Continue reading

#1 The Law of the Spirit


Romans 8:2 NASB For the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus has set you free from the law of sin and of death. See how many times the word ‘law’ is used in these chapters? The universe … Continue reading

Traveling Down the Road to Union


Though The Road to Union devotional series has now ended, your exploration of the unsearchable riches available in Christ can continue! The mystery of Christ and the new creation is an adventure we will be on as long as we … Continue reading

#39 No Condemnation for Those IN Christ


Romans 8:1 AMPC Therefore, [there is] now no condemnation (no adjudging guilty of wrong) for those who are in Christ Jesus, who live [and] walk not after the dictates of the flesh, but after the dictates of the Spirit. There … Continue reading

#38 Only the Spirit of Life


Romans 8:2 ESV For the law of the Spirit of life has set you free in Christ Jesus from the law of sin and death. There is another reason that believers don’t enjoy the new creation. It is because they grasp … Continue reading

#37 Keeping the Old Self


Romans 8:2 NASB For the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus has set you free from the law of sin and of death. Many will never enter the freeing experience of life IN Christ. It is available … Continue reading

#36 Only in Christ Are All Spiritual Blessings


Romans 8:2 NASB For the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus has set you free from the law of sin and of death. Or it could read: The law of the Spirit of life has set you … Continue reading

#35 There Is Now No Condemnation


Romans 8:1 NASB Therefore there is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus. For many years I missed the key word that is the entrance to all grace, all truth, all liberty. I read around that little … Continue reading

#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