Category Archives: sin

2019 Advent Reading #20: Christian Schizophrenia at Christmas

12/20/19 Scripture: James 1:22-24 Highlighted Verse: But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves. James 1:22 Devotion: Our reading today reveals that followers of Jesus can often live in a state of Christian Schizophrenia.  Schizophrenia involves a breakdown … Continue reading

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2019 Advent Reading #12: Good News and Bad News

12/12/19 Scripture: Romans 5:6-11 Highlighted Verse: But God showed His love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us. Romans 5:8 Devotion: What is the best news you could receive? Now, think about what the … Continue reading

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2019 Advent Reading #8: Peace with God

12/8/19 Scripture: Genesis 3:8-13; Ephesians 2:11-22 Highlighted Verse: For He Himself is our peace, who has made us both one and has broken down in his flesh the dividing wall of hostility. Ephesians 2:14, ESV Devotion: Today’s advent reading moves … Continue reading

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1/7/19 “The Power of God Almighty”

Today’s Deeply Rooted Devotion is from Genesis 17-19. Highlighted Verse(s): “When Abram was ninety-nine years old the LORD appeared to Abram and said to him, “I am God Almighty; walk before me, and be blameless, that I may make my … Continue reading

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1/4/18 “The Majesty of our Lord”

Today’s Deeply Rooted Devotion is from Psalms 8,104; John 1:1-3. Highlighted Verse(s): “Lord, our Lord, how magnificent is your name throughout the Earth!” Psalm 8:9, CSB “I will sing to the Lord all my life; I will sing praise to … Continue reading

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1/3/19 “More than a Flood & a Boat”

Today’s Deeply Rooted Devotion is from Genesis 8-11; Psalm 12. Highlighted Verse(s): “Behold, I establish my covenant with you and your offspring after you….This is the sign of the covenant that I make between me and you and every living … Continue reading

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1/2/19 “The Strong Grip of Sin”

Today’s Deeply Rooted Devotion is from Genesis 4-7. Highlighted Verse(s): “If you do well, will you not be accepted? And if you do not do well, sin is crouching at the door.  Its desire is contrary to you, but you … Continue reading

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