Devotionals


#123 Becoming What You See


Luke 11:34 ESV Your eye is the lamp of your body. When your eye is healthy, your whole body is full of light, but when it is bad, your body is full of darkness.  Your life becomes what you see. … Continue reading

#122 Gazing Is a Matter of the Heart


Luke 10:39 NLT Her sister, Mary, sat at the Lord’s feet, listening to what he taught.  To ‘look away to Jesus’ is a matter of the heart, not the mind. 
To love Him is to live in awareness of His … Continue reading

#121 Jesus’ Command to Remember


Matthew 26:13 and Mark 14:9 ESV Truly, I say to you, wherever this gospel in proclaimed in the whole world, what she has done will also be told in memory of her. There is one who is a living picture … Continue reading

#120 Transfiguration Is Entirely a Mystery


John 8:51 AMPC I assure you, most solemnly I tell you, if anyone observes My teaching [lives in accordance with My message, keeps My word], he will by no means ever see and experience death.  What is His message? “Look away … Continue reading

#119 Transfigured through Beholding


2 Corinthians 3:18 AMPC And all of us, as with unveiled face, [because we] continued to behold [in the Word of God] as in a mirror the glory of the Lord, are constantly being transfigured into His very own image in ever … Continue reading

#118 Peering Through a Foggy Window


2 Corinthians 3:18 And all of us, with unveiled faces, seeing the glory of the Lord as though reflected in a mirror… (NRSV) But we all, with open face beholding as in a glass the glory of the Lord… (KJV) It … Continue reading

#117 What Is Our Ministry to Christ?


2 Corinthians 3:18 KJV But we all, with open face beholding as in a glass the glory of the Lord… David Wilkerson wrote: “And the apostle quickly adds, ‘Therefore seeing we have this ministry’ (2 Corinthians 4:1). Paul makes it clear … Continue reading

#116 Making Time to Behold God


2 Corinthians 3:18 KJV But we all, with open face beholding as in a glass the glory of the Lord… David Wilkerson wrote about this verse with brilliant revelation. He said, “What does it mean to behold the Lord’s glory? … Continue reading

#115 Our Destiny to Be Like Jesus


Romans 8:29 AMPC For those whom He foreknew [of whom He was aware and loved beforehand], He also destined from the beginning [foreordaining them] to be molded into the image of His Son [and share inwardly His likeness], that He … Continue reading

#114 Beholding the Glory of the Lord


2 Corinthians 3:18 ESV And we all, with unveiled face, beholding the glory of the Lord, are being transformed into the same image from one degree of glory to another. For this comes from the Lord who is the Spirit. … Continue reading

#113 The Unveiled Face Beholds Glory


2 Corinthians 3:18 ESV And we all, with unveiled face, beholding the glory of the Lord… Only the intervention of the Spirit of liberty can bring the power of grace into this dark place and let us glimpse the real … Continue reading

#111 The Veil of Spiritual Blindness


2 Corinthians 3:16-17 AMPC But whenever a person turns [in repentance] to the Lord, the veil is stripped off and taken away. Now the Lord is the Spirit, and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty (emancipation … Continue reading

#110 We Choose God and He Keeps Us


Isaiah 26:3 [Full Chapter] Complete Jewish Bible A person whose desire rests on you you preserve in perfect peace, because he trusts in you. Our one responsibility is choosing God as Lord of all, and that is a lifelong confrontation … Continue reading

#109 Let Jesus Conquer You


Hebrews 12:1b-2 NLT …let us run with endurance the race God has set before us. We do this by keeping our eyes on Jesus…  LET the Perfecter of faith have you. LET Jesus conquer you. LET go of you. How do … Continue reading

#108 Let Christ Impart His Faith to You


Hebrews 12:2 HCSB …keeping our eyes on Jesus, the source and perfecter of our faith… There’s more exciting insight from the Greek root meaning of ‘perfecter.’ This is from Louw-Nida, which looks at the way a word is used in … Continue reading

#107 Reduced to the ONE Faith


Heb. 12:2 ESV (emphasis mine) Looking to Jesus, the founder and perfecter of our faith…  Let’s look at the word ‘perfecter’ in the Greek. Oh, we will find wonders! (Strong’s #5048) – to complete. A completer, perfecter, particularly one who … Continue reading

#106 Bringing Faith to Maturity and Perfection


Hebrews 12:2 AMPC Looking away [from all that will distract] to Jesus… Who is the Leader and the Source of our faith and is also its Finisher [bringing it to maturity and perfection].  Our faith is Jesus’ personal responsibility. He initiates faith … Continue reading

#105 We Need to See Jesus in His Glory


Romans 11:36 AMPC For from Him and through Him and to Him are all things. 
[For all things originate with Him and come from Him: all things live through Him, and all things center in and tend to consummate and … Continue reading

#104 Look to the One Who IS Faith


Hebrews 12:2 AMPC (emphasis mine) Looking away [from all that will distract] to Jesus, Who is the Leader and the Source of our faith and is also its Finisher [bringing it to maturity and perfection].  Faith is a Person. Faith … Continue reading

#103 Looking for Faith in the Wrong Place


Hebrews 12:2 AMPC (emphasis mine) Looking away [from all that will distract] to Jesus, Who is the Leader and the Source of our faith and is also its Finisher [bringing it to maturity and perfection]. ESV translates this as: Jesus … Continue reading

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