Daily Devotions by Steve Holm 2018-02-07T11:03:00+00:00

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2304, 2018

Daily Devotions: April 23, 2018

April 23, 2018 Acts 8:32-40…“He asked, ‘Do you understand what you are reading?’ 31He replied, ‘How can I, unless someone guides me?’ And he invited Philip to get in and sit beside him.” vss. 30b-31 Visitors to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jer [...]

2204, 2018

Daily Devotions: April 22, 2018

April 22, 2018 John 10:16-18…“I have other sheep that do not belong to this fold. I must bring them also, and they will listen to my voice. So there will be one flock, one shepherd.” vs. 16 John knew that Jesus was more than a tribal Christ with negl [...]

2104, 2018

Daily Devotions: April 21, 2018

April 21, 2018 John 10:11-15…“I am the good shepherd. I know my own and my own know me, just as the Father knows me and I know the Father. And I lay down my life for the sheep.” vss. 14-15 As John recounted the words of Jesus, he often used the words [...]

2004, 2018

Daily Devotions: April 20, 2018

April 20, 2018 1 John 3:21-24…“All who obey his commandments abide in him, and he abides in them. And by this we know that he abides in us, by the Spirit that he has given us.” vs. 24 Scripture teaches us that God is...beyond that there is little tha [...]

1904, 2018

Daily Devotions: April 19, 2018

April 19, 2018 1 John 3:16-20…“How does God’s love abide in anyone who has the world’s goods and sees a brother or sister in need and yet refuses help?” vs. 17 As early Christians began to live together in community, one basic truth became apparent t [...]

1804, 2018

Daily Devotions: April 18, 2018

April 18, 2018 Psalm 23…“The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want.” vs. 1 Wow, just repeating this simple verse brings a sense of calm and peace. No wonder so many people have claimed it as their mantra and use it regularly in meditation. Even unbel [...]

1704, 2018

Daily Devotions: April 17, 2018

April 17, 2018 Acts 4:8-12…“There is salvation in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given among mortals by which we must be saved.” vs. 12 The disciples were ecstatic! They had such good news for their leaders...and for the entire [...]

1604, 2018

Daily Devotions: April 16, 2018

April 16, 2018 Acts 4:5-7…“When they had made the prisoners stand in their midst, they inquired, ‘By what power or by what name did you do this?’” vs. 7 When the religious authorities in Jerusalem heard that the disciples were preaching that Jesus ha [...]

1504, 2018

Daily Devotions: April 15, 2018

April 15, 2018 Luke 24:44-48…“Then he opened their minds to understand the scriptures,” vs. 45 Being familiar with the scriptures wasn’t enough for the disciples to have a clue about what had happened in Jesus. Nowhere was there a straightforward ind [...]

1404, 2018

Daily Devotions: April 14, 2018

April 14, 2018 Luke 24:36b-43…“While in their joy they were disbelieving and still wondering, he said to them, ‘Have you anything here to eat?’” vs 41 While the experience of resurrection had galvanized the disciples of Jesus, there were plenty of qu [...]

1304, 2018

Daily Devotions: April 13, 2018

April 13, 2018 1 John 3:4-7…“No one who abides in him sins; no one who sins has either seen him or known him.” vs. 6 Those who earnestly try to live by scriptural teachings can get tied in knots by what seem to be contrary messages. On the one hand w [...]

1204, 2018

Daily Devotions: April 12, 2018

April 12, 2018 1 John 3:1-3…“And all who have this hope in him purify themselves, just as he is pure.” vs. 3 John is happy to tell his readers that God loves them and that they are God’s children. He writes, “See what love the Father has given us, th [...]

1104, 2018

Daily Devotions: April 11, 2018

April 11, 2018 Psalm 4…“When you are disturbed, do not sin; ponder it on your beds, and be silent.” Vs. 4 It’s impossible to live without becoming disturbed about some encounter or experience, and we can never predict what sort of thing might set us [...]

1004, 2018

Daily Devotions: April 10, 2018

April 10, 2018 Acts 3:15-19…“And now, friends, I know that you acted in ignorance, as did also your rulers. In this way God fulfilled what he had foretold through all the prophets, that his Messiah would suffer.” vss. 17-18 Once the disciples had com [...]

904, 2018

Daily Devotions: April 9, 2018

April 9, 2018 Acts 3:12-14…“When Peter saw it, he addressed the people, ‘You Israelites, why do you wonder at this, or why do you stare at us, as though by our own power or piety we had made him walk?’” vs. 12 Healing was an important part of Jesus’ [...]