Posts with the category “may-devotional”
Time For God: May 31
May 31st, 2020
Focus: 2 Timothy 4:18And the Lord will deliver me from every evil work and preserve me for His heavenly kingdom. To Him be glory forever and ever. Amen! Reflect:God deliverance comes in many forms to ...
Time For God: May 30
May 30th, 2020
Focus: 2 Timothy 4:16-17All forsook me … But the Lord stood with me and strengthened me, so that the message might be preached fully through me, and that all the Gentiles might hear. Also I was delive...
Time For God: May 29
May 29th, 2020
Focus: 2 Timothy 4:13Bring the cloak that I left with Carpus at Troas when you come—and the books, especially the parchments. Reflect:Students in the preaching class were nervous. The time had arrived...
Time For God: May 28
May 28th, 2020
Focus: 2 Timothy 4:8Finally, there is laid up for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will give to me on that Day, and not to me only but also to all who have loved His...
Time For God: May 27
May 27th, 2020
Focus: 2 Timothy 4:7I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. Reflect:In a marathon race, the finish line is a place of triumph, terror, and torment. Video clips s...
Time For God: May 26
May 26th, 2020
Focus: 2 Timothy 4:6For I am already being poured out as a drink offering, and the time of my departure is at hand. Reflect:Tea is to Britain what coffee is to North America—a cup of cheer and some ca...
Time For God: May 25
May 25th, 2020
Focus: 2 Timothy 4:5But you be watchful in all things, endure afflictions, do the work of an evangelist, fulfill your ministry. Reflect:The Baptist minister shook his head gravely. “I asked the Lord f...
Time For God: May 24
May 24th, 2020
Focus: 2 Timothy 4:3-4For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine, but according to their own desires, because they have itching ears, they will heap up for themselves teachers; an...
Time For God: May 23
May 23rd, 2020
Focus: 2 Timothy 4:2bBe ready in season and out of season. Convince, rebuke, exhort, with all longsuffering and teaching. Reflect:The Great Anglican preacher George Whitfield [1714-1770] returned from...
Time For God: May 22
May 22nd, 2020
Focus: 2 Timothy 4:1-2aI charge you therefore before God and the Lord Jesus Christ, who will judge the living and the dead at His appearing and His kingdom: Preach the word!Reflect:The great 20th cent...
Time For God: May 21
May 21st, 2020
Focus: 2 Timothy 3:16-17Every part of Scripture is God-breathed and useful one way or another—showing us truth, exposing our rebellion, correcting our mistakes, training us to live God’s way. Through ...
Time For God: May 20
May 20th, 2020
Focus: 2 Timothy 3:13-14But evil men and impostors will grow worse and worse, deceiving and being deceived. But you must continue in the things which you have learned and been assured of, knowing from...
Time For God: May 19
May 19th, 2020
Focus: 2 Timothy 3:12Yes, and all who desire to live godly in Christ Jesus will suffer persecution. Reflect:In their book Two Tears on the Window, Canadian missionaries Julia and Kevin Garratt recount...
Time For God: May 18
May 18th, 2020
Focus: 2 Timothy 3:10-11But you have carefully followed my doctrine, manner of life, purpose, faith, long-suffering, love, perseverance, persecutions, afflictions, which happened to me …And out of the...
Time For God: May 17
May 17th, 2020
Focus: 2 Timothy 3:5And from such people turn away! Reflect:Some years ago a small team of volunteers worked in The Dawn Project. Every Friday night they gathered in London, just off Trafalgar Square....
Time For God: May 16
May 16th, 2020
Focus: 2 Timothy 3:5…having a form of godliness but denying its power Reflect:A token is a helpful sign of an authentic—often hidden—reality; tokenism is neither helpful nor genuine. Disingenuous expr...
Time For God: May 15
May 15th, 2020
Focus: 2 Timothy 3:1But know this, that in the last days perilous times will come… Reflect:Perilous times—pandemic seasons among them—provoke particular traits. Panic buying, hoarding, and survivalis...
Time For God: May 14
May 14th, 2020
Focus: 2 Timothy 2:23But avoid foolish and ignorant disputes, knowing that they generate strife. Reflect:He came to me for advice. I was, however, never certain he wanted to act upon it. He seemed to...
Time For God: May 13
May 13th, 2020
Focus: 2 Timothy 2:19Nevertheless the solid foundation of God stands, having this seal: “The Lord knows those who are His,” and, “Let everyone who names the name of Christ depart from iniquity.” Refle...
Time For God: May 12
May 12th, 2020
Focus: 2 Timothy 2:14Remind them of these things, charging them before the Lord not to strive about words to no profit, to the ruin of the hearers. Reflect:The public speaking instructor stood slowly...
Time For God: Day 10
May 10th, 2020
Focus: 2 Timothy 2:The hardworking farmer must be first to partake of the crops. Reflect:Under the African sun, women toil in dry fields. Their backs fold forward bending double from their waists. Fa...
Time For God: May 9
May 9th, 2020
Focus: 2 Timothy 2:5And also if anyone competes in athletics, he is not crowned unless he competes according to the rules. Reflect:Claude [name changed] recently retired as a senior civil servant. Hi...
Time For God: May 8
May 8th, 2020
Focus: 2 Timothy 2:3-4You therefore must endure hardship as a good soldier of Jesus Christ. No one engaged in warfare entangles himself with the affairs of this life, that he may please him who enlist...
Time For God: May 7
May 7th, 2020
Focus: 2 Timothy 1:13Hold fast the pattern of sound words which you have heard from me, in faith and love which are in Christ Jesus. Reflect:I saw the accident. Though not serious, some were badly sh...
Time For God: May 6
May 6th, 2020
Focus: 2 Timothy 1:12For this reason I also suffer these things; nevertheless I am not ashamed, for I know whom I have believed and am persuaded that He is able to keep what I have committed to Him un...
Time For God: May 5
May 5th, 2020
Focus: 2 Timothy 1:8Therefore do not be ashamed of the testimony of our Lord Reflect:News arrived unexpectedly from England. Sudden news is rarely good. All was not well. A long-ago friend was about ...
Time For God: May 4
May 4th, 2020
Focus: 2 Timothy 1:7For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind. Reflect:The Canadian military Chaplain—known as the Padre—received a phone call one quiet a...
Time For God: May 2
May 2nd, 2020
Focus: 2 Timothy 1:5…when I call to remembrance the genuine faith that is in you, which dwelt first in your grandmother Lois and your mother Eunice, and I am persuaded is in you also. Reflect:I remem...
Time For God - May 1
May 1st, 2020
Focus: 2 Timothy 1:1Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, according to the promise of life which is in Christ Jesus… Reflect:Family research sometimes digs up fascinating facts. Casual ...
Time For God - May INTRO
May 1st, 2020
Words are powerful; they change lives. For better …or for worse.Think back to a time when an apt word brightened your day. Words can change your life’s direction. At just the right time, you may have ...
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