Luke Powell Daily Devotions

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Satan's Schemes (day 2): God isn't so serious about sin

Satan tries to convince Adam and Eve that God isn't so serious about sin. A lie that he still pushes around today! #dailydevotions #sin These devotions are free! Please consider supporting this ministry financially here: https://bit.ly/31Bh8p7 Become a patron to get a Saturday video devotion each week: https://www.patreon.com/lukepowell

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Mar 28
Satan's Schemes (day 1): Did God Really Say...

One of the enemy's main schemes is to get us doubting God's Word. #Bible #dailydevotions These devotions are free! Please consider supporting this ministry financially here: https://bit.ly/31Bh8p7 Become a patron to get a Saturday video devotion each week: https://www.patreon.com/lukepowell

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Mar 27
What It's All About (Day 5): Your Story is About God

Lucado reminds us today that we are gallery guides - and our job is not to move into the spotlight, but to move out of it! Even our own stories are about God's glory, not our own. https://bit.ly/31Bh8p7 https://www.patreon.com/lukepowell

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Mar 24
What It's All About (Day 4): Your Body is About God

As Lucado says in his book, our bodies are instruments for God's glory. We are just house-sitters, looking after the place where he lives - and we shouldn't redecorate or let the house go to ruin! https://bit.ly/31Bh8p7 Become a patron to get a Saturday video devotion each week: https://www.patreon.com/lukepowell

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Mar 23
What It's All About (Day 3): Your Success is About God

When you succeed in life, do you take the glory? Or is your success like a frame which showcases the glory of God? https://bit.ly/31Bh8p7 Become a patron to get a Saturday video devotion each week: https://www.patreon.com/lukepowell

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Mar 22
What It's All About (Day 2): Your Suffering is About God

Max Lucado talks about how our suffering is like a frame, displaying the glory of God. Can we see our suffering in this way? https://bit.ly/31Bh8p7 https://www.patreon.com/lukepowell

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Mar 21
What It's All About (Day 1): Self Bumped Off-Centre

Max Lucado's book inspires us this week. Today we see how we are to be moons - reflecting the light of the Son! https://bit.ly/31Bh8p7 Become a patron to get a Saturday video devotion each week: https://www.patreon.com/lukepowell

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Mar 20
Joshua's Counsel (day 5): serve God!

Even a hardcore atheist could tell that real Christianity transforms lives. If we serve God by serving others, the world will see what Jesus is all about! https://bit.ly/31Bh8p7 Become a patron to get a Saturday video devotion each week: https://www.patreon.com/lukepowell

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Mar 17
Joshua's Counsel (day 4): hold fast to God!

When times are tough, we can hold fast to God, clinging to Him! He is solid and unflinching, when we are weak and frail. https://bit.ly/31Bh8p7 Become a patron to get a Saturday video devotion each week: https://www.patreon.com/lukepowell

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Mar 16
Joshua's Counsel (day 3): obey God!

For Joshua, as with Jesus, obeying God was essential. An Abraham Lincoln story illustrates the importance of obeying God today. https://bit.ly/31Bh8p7 Become a patron to get a Saturday video devotion each week: https://www.patreon.com/lukepowell

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Mar 15
Joshua's Counsel (day 2): love God!

Joshua encourages the Israelites to Like Jesus, he knew that we can only honour God if we love Him more than all else. #dailydevotional #loveGod #Jesus https://bit.ly/31Bh8p7 Become a patron to get a Saturday video devotion each week: https://www.patreon.com/lukepowell

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Mar 14
Joshua's Counsel (day 1): be careful!

Joshua counsels the people of God to live carefully - much like Paul would do many years later. Are our lives carefully lived to the glory of God? https://bit.ly/31Bh8p7 Become a patron to get a Saturday video devotion each week: https://www.patreon.com/lukepowell

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Mar 13
Life is Tough (day 5): God is With Us

All Christians through the years have discovered that life is tough - but that God accompanies them through the darkest times.  https://bit.ly/31Bh8p7 Become a patron to get a Saturday video devotion each week: https://www.patreon.com/lukepowell

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Mar 10
Life is Tough (day 4): Entrust it

When life gets tough we can make it through by entrusting our lives into God's hands. That's how we make it through. https://bit.ly/31Bh8p7 Become a patron to get a Saturday video devotion each week: https://www.patreon.com/lukepowell

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Mar 09
Life is Tough (day 3): Embrace it

Are Christians called to be pessimists? Surely not! We are to consider it joy when we face trials, because we know that God is at work even in our difficulties. https://bit.ly/31Bh8p7 Become a patron to get a Saturday video devotion each week: https://www.patreon.com/lukepowell

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Mar 08
Life is Tough (day 2): Expect it

If we are expecting life to be a bed of roses when we become Christians, we must think again! The Bible is full of people who found out that life was tough - but that they had a God who could get them through. https://bit.ly/31Bh8p7 Become a patron to get a Saturday video devotion each week: https://www.patreon.com/lukepowell

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Mar 07
Life is Tough (day 1): the gospel is not a quick fix

If we present the gospel as a kind of "quick fix" for life's problems, we are dong God a disservice. Jesus said that we WILL have trouble in life - Christian or not.

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Mar 06
Practical Holiness (day 5): seeing people through God's eyes

Judy Huffman's essay "Practical Holiness" reminds us that to be holy as God is holy means seeing people the way He does. These devotions are free! Please consider supporting this ministry financially here: https://bit.ly/31Bh8p7 Become a patron to get a Saturday video devotion each week: https://www.patreon.com/lukepowell  #holiness #holinessmovement #dailydevotional #dailydevotion #dailydevotions #bible

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Mar 03
Practical Holiness (day 4): the essence - partnership with God

How can we be holy? It is not just a matter of following rules. It comes from a deep relationship with a holy God. These devotions are free! Please consider supporting this ministry financially here: https://bit.ly/31Bh8p7 Become a patron to get a Saturday video devotion each week: https://www.patreon.com/lukepowell  #holiness #holinessmovement #dailydevotional #dailydevotion #dailydevotions #bible

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Mar 02
Practical Holiness (day 3): our power - the love of God

Where do we get the power to be holy? It doesn't come from fear of God's punishment - but from faith in God's love. These devotions are free! Please consider supporting this ministry financially here: https://bit.ly/31Bh8p7 Become a patron to get a Saturday video devotion each week: https://www.patreon.com/lukepowell  #holiness #holinessmovement #dailydevotional #dailydevotion #dailydevotions #bible

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Mar 01
Practical Holiness (day 2): our model - the Triune God

What does holiness look like? It looks like God the Father, Son and Spirit, living in harmony and love. What a great model for our own relationships.  These devotions are free! Please consider supporting this ministry financially here: https://bit.ly/31Bh8p7  Become a patron to get a Saturday video devotion each week: https://www.patreon.com/lukepowell #holiness #holinessmovement #dailydevotional #dailydevotion #dailydevotions #bible

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Feb 28
Practical Holiness (part 1): More Than Rules

Judy Huffman's essay "Practical Holiness" shows us that holiness is not about following rules - it's far more than that! These devotions are free! Please consider supporting this ministry financially here: https://bit.ly/31Bh8p7  Become a patron to get a Saturday video devotion each week: https://www.patreon.com/lukepowell  #holiness #holinessmovement #dailydevotional #dailydevotion #dailydevotions #bible

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Feb 27
Beppie Summersgill (day 5): God Uses Willing Servants

Beppie has lived a remarkable like - excelling in her field, an SA champ in bowling, swimming the Midmar Mile, and more. Though she can't see, she hasn't allowed that to stop her! What excuses do you have? God can do great things through you, if you are willing. Beppie's story: https://youtu.be/REYVbe1ivts

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Feb 24
Beppie Summersgill (day 4): God Provides Joy

Many people ask Beppie how she can be so happy? The secret is that she finds her happiness in her God, not in her circumstances. Beppie's story: https://youtu.be/REYVbe1ivts

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Feb 23
Beppie Summersgill (day 3): God's Promises Stand

Beppie's faith rests firmly on God's promises. The Scriptures she shared in her testimony video show us this! What 'life-verses' do you have? Hold onto God's Word in faith, and find strength to go on. Beppie's story: https://youtu.be/REYVbe1ivts

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Feb 22
Beppie Summersgill (day 2): God Doesn't Always Heal

Like many people who are differently-abled, Beppie has heard many awful words from Christians saying that she would be healed if she had more faith. But her perspective is different - instead of healing Moses, God provided help for him through other people. He does the same today! Beppie's story: https://youtu.be/REYVbe1ivts

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Feb 21
Beppie Summersgill (day 1): God Sends Helpers

Beppie Summersgill may have lost her sight - but her faith is as strong as ever. How is this so? For one thing, God has placed many angels in her lives who have helped her along the way. How blessed we are when God sends us people to assist when we need it most! Beppie's story: https://youtu.be/REYVbe1ivts

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Feb 20
Jesus: A Life in 10 Pictures (day 10): Jesus Coming Again

One picture of Jesus that nobody has seen yet is him on the clouds, coming again. What a day that will be! Are we waiting in expectation, ready for this picture? https://bit.ly/31Bh8p7 Become a patron to get a Saturday video devotion each week: https://www.patreon.com/lukepowell

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Feb 17
Jesus: A Life in 10 Pictures (day 9): Jesus Rising

Jesus' death on the cross would have meant nothing if he didn't rise again and conquer death! Thank God that the grave is empty today. https://bit.ly/31Bh8p7 Become a patron to get a Saturday video devotion each week: https://www.patreon.com/lukepowell

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Feb 16
Jesus: A Life in 10 Pictures (day 8): Jesus Dying

One picture of Jesus that Mary would have wanted to forget was him on the cross. Is there a reason that Catholics have Jesus on the cross in their churches? It's because what he did there has the utmost significance for us in our faith journeys. https://bit.ly/31Bh8p7 Become a patron to get a Saturday video devotion each week: https://www.patreon.com/lukepowell

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Feb 15