August 2021

AUGUST 31, 2021 – There Is Only ONE!

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There Is Only ONE!

AUGUST 31, 2021

KEY FROM GOD’S WORD:

Isaiah 43:11 I, even I, am the LORD; and beside me there is no saviour.

THOUGHT ON GOD’S WORD:

    Not only has God named Himself as Lord, which He is, He also says He is “THE LORD.” Not a Lord. Not one among many other Lords. He makes it impossible for you to choose another Lord because He says He is “THE LORD.” Reason then says if you follow anything or anyone else, they are an imposter Lord, and someday you will know this to be true.

    He also says there is “NO OTHER SAVIOUR.” Back when this verse was written they had many wooden and stone-carved gods, which people were trying to lift up. God says I am your only Saviour. I am your only Salvation. I am the only one who can save you and I have proven this in the history of your fathers. .

    Today we have several religions, beliefs, cults, and sects out there. Some churches today want us to all join hands and sing Kumbaya. However, the Lord says, “I am the only way of salvation.” We cannot link up with those who do not believe in this God as the one true God. We cannot endorse a faith that does not believe Jesus, God’s Son, is the one way of salvation. By supporting, or linking up with false teachers, in a way we are supporting them, and saying we think everything will work out in the end. IT WILL NOT. There is one God, One Salvation, One way to heaven. Let’s not give people a false hope.

CARRYING THAT THOUGHT THROUGH THE DAY:

    The rich man lifted up his eyes in hell and asked for water from Lazarus. Oh, how terrible it would be to have people in Hell saying, “Why did you let me believe there was another way and just walk off into eternity without the one true God when you knew the truth.” Be a witness. Be an Ambassador. Be a good soldier for the one and only LORD.

GOD TALKING TO ME:  AUGUST 31, 2021

THROUGH THE BIBLE ACCELERATED READING  (O.T.-1/N.T. & PS.-2/Prov.-Monthly)
Isaiah 43, 44     /     Psalm 56     /     Proverbs 31     /     Luke 23

THROUGH THE BIBLE OLD & NEW TESTAMENT DAILY
Psa. 109-113           /        1 Co. 3

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Living In His Word Ministries

       “Getting people into the Word of God…
                               … and the Word of God into people.”

Dr. Franklin J. Senters Th.D.
Founder and Executive Director
Hebrews 2:12

August 30, 2021 – Do Not Doubt God

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Do Not Doubt God 

AUGUST 30, 2021

KEY FROM GOD’S WORD:

Luke 22:23 And they began to inquire among themselves, which of them it was that should do this thing.

THOUGHT ON GOD’S WORD:

    Jesus had just told His Disciples that one of them was about to betray Him. Each of the Disciples began to turn to one another and ask, “Is It I?” Doubt was a weapon that the Devil was using way back in the days of the Disciples.

    Deception and doubt are some of Satan’s greatest tools. If Satan can get you to doubt your walk with God, doubt your salvation, doubt that your testimony is effectiveness, and doubt your place of service for God, then he can get you to be less than what God intended for you to be.

    In Matthew 14:31 when Peter was sinking in the sea Jesus reached out to him and said, “O thou of little faith, wherefore didst thou doubt?” Later in Matthew 21:21-22 Jesus told His disciples, “Verily I say unto you, If ye have faith, and doubt not, ye shall not only do this which is done to the fig tree, but also if ye shall say unto this mountain, Be thou removed, and be thou cast into the sea; it shall be done. And all things, whatsoever ye shall ask in prayer, believing, ye shall receive.” Jesus fully understood the problem with doubt. He also knew how Satan would use it.

    Let’s not give place to Satan in our lives with doubt about anything God has told us is true. Our Salvation is secure, He promised. Our position in Him is sure, He said so. Our service to Him will bring rewards, He proclaimed it. In addition, Satan, who brings about doubt, is defeated, Christ beat him.
  

CARRYING THAT THOUGHT THROUGH THE DAY:

  In 2 Timothy 1:7 it says, “For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.” Let’s not let the devil tempt us with doubt and fear. We should proclaim with a loud voice, “On Christ the Solid Rock I stand all other ground is so surely sinking sand.”

GOD TALKING TO ME:  AUGUST 30, 2021

THROUGH THE BIBLE ACCELERATED READING  (O.T.-1/N.T. & PS.-2/Prov.-Monthly)
Isaiah 40 – 42     /     Psalm 55     /     Proverbs 30     /     Luke 21 – 22

THROUGH THE BIBLE OLD & NEW TESTAMENT DAILY
Psa. 106-108          /       1 Co. 2

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Living In His Word Ministries

       “Getting people into the Word of God…
                               … and the Word of God into people.”

Dr. Franklin J. Senters Th.D.
Founder and Executive Director
Hebrews 2:12

August 28 & 29, 2021 – Who Are You Calling A Fool?

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Who Are You Calling A Fool? 

August 28 & 29, 2021

KEY FROM GOD’S WORD:

Psalm 53:1The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God. Corrupt are they, and have done abominable iniquity: there is none that doeth good.

THOUGHT ON GOD’S WORD:

    When we think of a fool today, we think of someone who is odd or goofy. But when the Bible refers to someone as a fool it is speaking of his or her moral and spiritual insensitivity. A fool would be someone who rejects God. So, whom would this term fool then include? Well, as much as we hate to admit it, this would include us all before our eyes were opened to the love of God and we received Jesus as our Saviour. We were part of the foolish in this world. However, at the moment of our salvation, God began to use those of us who were the foolish of this world to teach the wise. That is, those who are wise in their own eyes, but still foolish to God.

   The foolish would include all who continue to refuse the eternal salvation offered through the sacrificial blood of Jesus Christ. It would also include those who feel that somehow, they can earn their way to heaven through works. The Bible says by grace we are saved, not of works. Furthermore, it would include those who feel all roads, or many ways lead to heaven. God’s Word clearly states the way to heaven is a narrow way. Jesus said, “I am the way.” Anyone who denies the truth of God’s Word, denies God.

   In fact, now that I think about it, anyone who would deny God and the promises of His Word, would be kind of odd, goofy, or foolish!

CARRYING THAT THOUGHT THROUGH THE DAY:

    Before we go pointing a finger at the foolish today, remember we all started just that way. For all have sinned, the Bible says, and sin blinds us to the truth. Let’s continue to be a witness to everyone. For God so loved the “world.” In addition, if God can use ex-fools like us, who knows what He might do with someone who is being foolish today?

GOD TALKING TO ME:  August 28, 2021

THROUGH THE BIBLE ACCELERATED READING  (O.T.-1/N.T. & PS.-2/Prov.-Monthly)
Isaiah 37 – 39     /     Psalm 53 -54     /     Proverbs 28 – 29     /     Luke 20 

THROUGH THE BIBLE OLD & NEW TESTAMENT DAILY
Psa. 103-105           /        1 Co. 1

WHAT TO DO ON SUNDAY:

There will not be a Daily Devotion sent out on Sundays. Instead we encourage you to attend your church and listen intently to what God has prepared in the heart of your Pastor. Write down all the scriptures he uses in that message, then when you get home re-read those passages for today’s reading. God has given to your Pastor exactly what He desires for you on that day.  

GOD TALKING TO ME:  August 29, 2021

THROUGH THE BIBLE ACCELERATED READING  (O.T.-1/N.T. & PS.-2/Prov.-Monthly)
NO READINGS ON SUNDAY

THROUGH THE BIBLE OLD & NEW TESTAMENT DAILY
NO READINGS ON SUNDAY

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Living In His Word Ministries

       “Getting people into the Word of God…
                               … and the Word of God into people.”

Dr. Franklin J. Senters Th.D.
Founder and Executive Director
Hebrews 2:12

AUGUST 27, 2021 – Are We Fighting A Losing Battle?

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Are We Fighting A Losing Battle? 

AUGUST 27, 2021

KEY FROM GOD’S WORD:

Isaiah 35:4, 5 Say to them that are of a fearful heart, Be strong, fear not: behold, your God will come with vengeance, even God with a recompense; he will come and save you. Then the eyes of the blind shall be opened, and the ears of the deaf shall be unstopped.

THOUGHT ON GOD’S WORD:

     In today’s world, it may seem at times as if Christians are fighting a losing battle. Television displays homosexuality as the norm and gives this group not only prominent airtime, but also now titles programming with their slogans of “Gay” and “Queer.” We have judges who have sworn to uphold the constitution that will stand up for artwork on display in front of our little children in public with nudity and profanity because it is called art and freedom of speech. However, these same judges want to take down a monument of the Ten Commandments because it might “influence someone.” Pornography is everywhere you look from television, magazines and on the internet. If someone tries to block it from our youth in places like public libraries, we are called narrow-minded. The lyrics to songs and the language on almost all media are, what was called “gutter language” when I was a child. Cussing and swearing is to our children now just normal speech. There is sin everywhere. Moreover, as bad as it seems in the United States, reports from around the world seem worse.

     What can we do? Where do we turn? The answer today is the same as it has been since Christ rose from the tomb. We keep sharing the gospel, turn to other believers and to Christ. God gave us the church for just such a time as this.

   

CARRYING THAT THOUGHT THROUGH THE DAY:

       We can all rest assured, there will come a time when every knee will bow and every tongue will confess that Jesus Christ Is Lord of all. Until then we must keep on keeping on for the glory of God.

GOD TALKING TO ME:  AUGUST 27, 2021

THROUGH THE BIBLE ACCELERATED READING  (O.T.-1/N.T. & PS.-2/Prov.-Monthly)
Isaiah 29, 30     /     Psalm 50     /     Proverbs 25     /     Luke 17

THROUGH THE BIBLE OLD & NEW TESTAMENT DAILY
Psa. 97-102           /       Rom. 16

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Living In His Word Ministries

       “Getting people into the Word of God…
                               … and the Word of God into people.”

Dr. Franklin J. Senters Th.D.
Founder and Executive Director
Hebrews 2:12

August 26, 2021 – Come As A Little Child

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Come As A Little Child 

AUGUST 26, 2021

KEY FROM GOD’S WORD:

Luke 18:17 Verily I say unto you, Whosoever shall not receive the kingdom of God as a little child shall in no wise enter therein.

THOUGHT ON GOD’S WORD:

     Babies are so cute. One of the joys of Grand parenting is that you get to love on those grandchildren, spoiling them rotten, and then send them home with their parents. Observed closely, you will see several common traits in small children. For example, if an adult shows a child some attention, they will come to you and are excited to be around you. They love to have your attention. They are also expecting you to be happy and playful. Babies want to be around joyful people.

     Little children are also coming to you dependent on and desiring your care for them. Small children will do almost anything they are asked to do by someone bigger than they are. Adults tell them things like, “Jump off the counter, I will catch you!” What do they do? They jump! Why? Because they trust completely in your ability to catch them and believe you will. They are obedient without question.

     Children are also imitators. Have you ever seen someone trying to work on something with small children around? The next thing you know the child is right there trying to do it to, asking that age-old question planted in the heart of every child. “WHY?” Why is this and why is that? Why do they ask why so much? Because they have come to you expecting to learn and wanting your help.

     This is probably just scratching the surface of what Jesus was talking about when He said we as adults must come as little children.
  

CARRYING THAT THOUGHT THROUGH THE DAY:

     We must come to the cross believing and trusting. We should run to Jesus excited, happy, and wanting to be in His presence. We need to realize our dependence on Him and that He will take care of us. We should be always asking Him why, how, and what. Ever seeking the answers, He has written for us in His Word. We should want to be around Him and desire to help do what He is doing. Simply stated, we should come to Him as little children.

GOD TALKING TO ME:  AUGUST 26, 2021

THROUGH THE BIBLE ACCELERATED READING  (O.T.-1/N.T. & PS.-2/Prov.-Monthly)
Isaiah 31-33     /     Psalm 51     /     Proverbs 26     /     Luke 18

THROUGH THE BIBLE OLD & NEW TESTAMENT DAILY
Psa. 90-96           /      Rom. 15

FaithFear

Living In His Word Ministries

       “Getting people into the Word of God…
                               … and the Word of God into people.”

Dr. Franklin J. Senters Th.D.
Founder and Executive Director
Hebrews 2:12

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