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Daily Devotional for 21 August 2018 – John 8:12

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Dear brothers and sisters,

Today I want to encourage you with the words from John 8:12 (NIV):

12 When Jesus spoke again to the people, he said, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.”

When you are on earth, you are faced with both light and darkness. It is up to yourself to determine which side you want to follow. The only and best way is of course that of light. So, make sure that you choose to life you life for God and to reject all that darkness has to offer. Darkness might present itself as all that is beautiful, but know that it is all fake and will only result in you losing your life and losing your way to heaven!

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Daily Devotional for 20 August 2018 – Revelation 3:21

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Dear brothers and sisters,

Today I want to meditate with you on the words from Revelation 3:21 (NIV):

21 To the one who is victorious, I will give the right to sit with me on my throne, just as I was victorious and sat down with my Father on his throne.

We know that the one that is victorious is and will always be God. So, for us to also become victorious, is to make sure that we life such a life that we are to go to heaven! Please put it in your meditation and prayers every day in what way you need to change and grow to reach the most important victory in your life: to go to God.

Daily Devotional for 19 August 2018 – Romans 1:17

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Dear brothers and sisters,

Today I want to encourage you with the words from Romans 1:17 (NIV):

17 For in the gospel the righteousness of God is revealed—a righteousness that is by faith from first to last, just as it is written: “The righteous will live by faith.”

The nnly you can life by faith is when you are righteous. So, the first thing you need to do, if you truly want to life by faith, is to be righteous.

Daily Devotional for 18 August 2018 – James 1:27

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Dear brothers and sisters,

Today I want to encourage you with the words from James 1:27 (NIV):

27 Religion that God our Father accepts as pure and faultless is this: to look after orphans and widows in their distress and to keep oneself from being polluted by the world.

If you truly want to life according to Gods word, than you need to look out for others especially groups that really need your help, like orphans and widows. But I don’t believe that you should limit yourself to just these group, but I believe that God wants us to look out for and help anyone that is in need of help!

Also pray to God that you are protected from the wicked influences from this world. You might think that you are able to remain unaffected from this world and its all that it is teaching us. How much force is the devil using through the LBGT-community to not treat it as a sin? Or look the other way when a priest is abusing children and because of his position the world lets it slide. For God worldly positions have no value, why should we then give it power?

Daily Devotional for 17 August 2018 – 1 Corinthians 13:12

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Dear brothers and sisters,

Today I want to encourage you with the words from 1 Corinthians 13:12 (NIV):

12 For now we see only a reflection as in a mirror; then we shall see face to face. Now I know in part; then I shall know fully, even as I am fully known.

This verse describes beautifully the difference of how can see God know and when we are in heaven. But know God is one and the same! The only thing is, that when we are still on earth, we need to show faith in Him first.

Daily Devotional for 16 August 2018 – James 1:2-4

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Dear brothers and sisters,

Today I want to meditate with you on the words from James 1:2-4 (NIV):

2 Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds, 3 because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance. 4 Let perseverance finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything.

When reading these verses it shows that we should never fear or try and avoid trials, because God already told you they would come. What we need is to not want to or think we have to go through them alone. No, God will be there every step of the way.

And what is the reason that God wants us to go through trials? Well, because by it our faith is tested and that will lead through perseverance. And if we let perserverance finish its work, than you will be mature and complete. So know that trials are also needed to built you and your faith!

Question

Looking back on your life, do you feel that the trials in your life have made you stronger or weaker?

Daily Devotional for 15 August 2018 – Psalm 147:3

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Dear brothers and sisters,

Today I want to meditate with you on the words from Psalm 147:3 (NIV):

3 He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.

If you need true healing, than you need God. Because it is God that is the real healer and that will not only heal physical problems, but also mental and spirtiual problems.

Question

Do you think that based on this verse that you are still allowed to go to the doctor/hospital or that this is forbidden by God through the Bible?

Daily Devotional for 14 August 2018 – 2 Thessalonians 2:16-17

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Dear brothers and sisters,

Today I want to meditate with you on the words from 2 Thessalonians 2:16-17 (NIV):

16 May our Lord Jesus Christ himself and God our Father, who loved us and by his grace gave us eternal encouragement and good hope, 17 encourage your hearts and strengthen you in every good deed and word.

When we read these verses you will see how important it is realy on God, to trust God and to have full faith in God! Why? Because it is only by His grace that we received eternal ecnouragement and good hope, our hearts are strengthened and that we are stregnthened in all we do. Summarized, these verses show how important God is our lives! You need God to be there in every moment of your life. Don’t think that you can do without Him, because you cannot.

Question

When did you feel God’s encouragement the most? Let us share these stories to strengthen each othre!

Daily Devotional for 13 August 2018 – Isaiah 33:2

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Dear brothers and sisters,

Today I want to meditate with you on the words from Isaiah 33:2 (NIV):

2 LORD, be gracious to us; we long for you. Be our strength every morning, our salvation in time of distress.

When I read this verse, than different thoughts immediately enter my mind. First of all, how powerful these words these words are in prayer. You are actually giving God praise for His power! Next, it also shows me that you should not just love God, but you should and need to long for God. Because when you long for God, than you are also telling Him that you need Him, which is actually true!

This also points out that everyday when you start your day, that you need to go into prayer and ask for His strength for that day and know that He is with you and your salvation in time of distress.

This bible verse is a very good example why I love the Bible so much. See how much wisdom God has put in only one verse and that is assuming that my eyes are already open to see and understand all his wisdom in this verse.

Question

What time of the day to you always pray? And why?

Daily Devotional for 12 August 2018 – Habakkuk 3:17-18

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Dear brothers and sisters,

Today I want to encourage you with the words from Habakkuk 3:17-18 (NIV):

17 Though the fig tree does not bud and there are no grapes on the vines, though the olive crop fails and the fields produce no food, though there are no sheep in the pen and no cattle in the stalls, 18 yet I will rejoice in the LORD, I will be joyful in God my Savior.

Rejoicing in the Lord is something that you need to do regardless of the situation you are currently in. Rejoicing is something you do to show how much faith you have in God and not to thank Him afterwards. Don’t let your current situations determine how much you are rejoicing in the Lord!