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Daily (Monday through Friday, excluding major holidays) less than 5 minute Bible devotional to help get your day started right. Practical topics that will help grow and strengthen your walk with Jesus.

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Episode 1769 - Guard Your part 4 Speech

Psalm 39:1, James 3:5-12. Our speech can either build people up, or tear them down. We should use our speech to glorify God, while telling others about all the things God has done for you. What do you use your speech for? To talk about the latest workplace gossip? To tear down someone because you really don’t know who they are? Why not commit to using your speech to bring others to Jesus.

10m
Aug 11
Episode 1767 - Guard your (part 3) Doctrine

1 Timothy 4:16. Paul teaches us to pay special attention to to what we believe, and what we proclaim to others. Each day we need to make sure our beliefs and our speech line up. Guard what you know and what you believe

10m
Aug 10
Episode 1766 - Guard Yourself part 1 From Idols

1 John 5:21, 1 Corinthians 10:14, Psalm 135:15-18, 2 Corinthians 6:16-17. Our world today is FULL of idols. You probably don’t need me to tell you that. Some idols are easy to spot, while others will take God to reveal them. As Christians, we need to guard ourselves against idols, because idols should have NO PART of our life. Pray and ask God if there are any idols that you are serving, then confess those things and get it right with God.

9m
Aug 08
Episode 1765 - Heart Surgery Part 5 Do you love God more than you love the world

Matthew 22:36-38. This is going to be a tough pill to swallow. Which do you love more: The things of God, or the things of this world? You can’t tiptoe on a tightrope and fool God into thinking that you are right with Him while living with the devil at the same time.

7m
Aug 05
Episode 1764 - Heart Surgery part 4 Where is your treasure

Matthew 6:19-21. Where is your treasure today? Jesus said that your heart will be wherever your treasure is. What things do you treasure most? Is it earthly things, or Heavenly things?

8m
Aug 04
Episode 1763 - Heart Surgery Part 3 Keep Your Heart

Proverbs 4:23, 20-27. If you are going to take what we learned yesterday and put it into practice, we must be ready to replace the evil that is present in our hearts, with the good things of God and His words and sayings. When was the last time you quoted Scripture to encourage yourself of someone else? If it’s been a while, maybe you still have some evil things clogging up your heart.

7m
Aug 03
Episode 1762 - Heart Surgery Part 2 Create A Clean Heart in Me

Psalm 51:10. If you listened to yesterday’s episode, you know that the heart is deceitful and wicked. You must pray and ask God to reveal things in your heart and in your life that should not be there. Ask God to create a clean heart, one that isn’t wicked and isn’t deceitful.

6m
Aug 02
Episode 1761 - Heart Surgery part 1 Why we need Heart Surgery

Jeremiah 17:9-10, 5, 7. Each of us needs some surgery done on our hearts. None of us, I am positive about this, enjoy getting surgery. It’s painful. It’s tiring. It’s expensive. But, sometimes surgery is needed to fix things up and make them better.

6m
Aug 01
Episode 1760 - Jesus Is….Everything

1 Corinthians 1:30. Simply put, Jesus is everything we need. Everything. Not some things.Not a few things. But EVERYTHING.

6m
Jul 29
Episode 1759 - which wisdom do you follow

James 3:13-18. James provides for us two lists. One list is the characteristics of true wisdom, the kind that comes from God. The second list is the characteristics of false wisdom, the kind that comes from this world. Which list has more characteristics that is found in your life?

6m
Jul 28
Episode 1757 - what is your perspective part 2

Matthew 16:13-17, 21-23. It’s all about perspective. What things do you desire in life? The things of God? Or the things of this world?

8m
Jul 26
Episode 1756 - what perspective are you using

1 Corinthians 2:14, 12-13, Matthew 6:23. Do you look at things through the eyes of man, or through the eyes of God. There is a big, a huge, difference. As Christians, we must continually look at things through the perspective of God. After all, who knows the mind of God more than the Spirit of God?

9m
Jul 25
Episode 1755 - what type of wisdom are you following

Proverbs 1:7, 1 Corinthians 1:19-21, James 3:17. There are ultimately two types of wisdom at work in our world today. The wisdom that comes from man, and the wisdom that comes from God. Which wisdom are you following today?

10m
Jul 22
Episode 1754 - Fools despise this

Proverbs 1:7-9, 4:1-6, 2:1-5. Are you actively seeking the knowledge of God? If not, what are you seeking?

8m
Jul 21
Episode 1753 - stay away from the snare

Proverbs 1:10,15-17. You don’t set a trap in full view of what you are trying to catch. It will not work. Likewise, the devil will do and use anything he can to cause us to get caught in his snare and stumble and fall. Two things to watch out for. Watch out for his snare, and don’t become part of those laying the snare.

7m
Jul 20
Episode 1752 - are you growing spiritually

1 Corinthians 3:2, John 16:12, Hebrews 5:11-14. Each of these verses teach us that we must grow spiritually, we must not, and cannot, remain a baby spiritually. Have you grown spiritually?

5m
Jul 19
Episode 1751 - Start with the basics

1 Peter 2:1-2. To grow properly into the person God wants you to be, you must first start with the basics. I encourage you to start reading a book like the Gospel of John. Don’t just read it, but study it. Use the cross reference system in your Bible to help you understand what you are reading. Take notes, allow God to reveal things to you. Sit in silence listening for the still small voice of God.

7m
Jul 18
Episode 1750 - Fulfill my joy

Philippians 2:2. Paul’s joy was filled when he saw those he ministered to grow in their faith in Jesus. Likewise, we should be joyful when those we lead to the Lord start growing in their faith. When was the last time you shared your faith with someone?

7m
Jul 15
Episode 1749 - Do you pray for others

Philippians 1:4-6. Someone you know that doesn’t go to church asks you to pray for them. Do you? Or, do you forget to do that. In Philippians 1, Paul says it a joy for him to bring requests to God. When was the last time you prayed for someone else?

8m
Jul 14
Episode 1748 - Be Bold

Philippians 1:12-18. In this section of Paul’s letter to the Philippians, Paul is encouraging them to be bold in their preaching of Christ despite the troubles he is going through.

10m
Jul 13
Episode 1747 - ScriptureLinks Daily

Psalm 27:14, 40:1-3. In our world today, it’s difficult to wait on things. Even places like Walmart, Target and Amazon offer same day or 3 hour delivery in some areas. But, the Bible teaches that we must wait on God. While that is hard to do, the Bible also teaches us the importance to waiting on God.

7m
Jul 12
Episode 1746 - are you abiding in Jesus

Psalm 27:4, John 15:1-7. David had one desire, one thing he sought after: to abide with God. That should be the desire of each and every Christian today. To abide with God means that we are attached to the vine. Are you living in the vine today?

7m
Jul 11
Episode 1745 - One day your sorrow will turn to joy

John 16:20. You may be going through a time of sorrow now, but one day, your sorrow will turn to joy.

6m
Jul 08
Episode 1744 - something good to remember

Nahum 1:7. This is a great verse to memorize and write down somewhere you can see it regularly. It will help you in your time of trouble.

5m
Jul 07
Episode 1743 - He that saith part 3

1 John 2:9-12, 4:20. Do you truly love others the same way that God wants us to? Do a self test today and see if your claims of loving others is actually true, or if you are hiding hate in your heart.

6m
Jul 06
Episode 1742 - He that saith part 2

1 John 2:6, John 15:4, 1 Peter 2:21. Apart from Jesus, you or I can do nothing. That is why it is important that we abide in Him. Are you connected to Jesus today?

7m
Jul 01
Episode 1741 - He That Saith part 1

1 John 2:4, 1:6. Many of us make claims that we know are false. Maybe we do that to try and fit in with people. Maybe we do it so others like us. I don’t know why we make false claims about ourselves, but one thing I do know: those false claims make us a liar.

5m
Jun 30
Episode 1740 - salvation plea

1 John 1:8-10. When it comes to sin, we are doing 1 of three things. We are either deceiving ourselves into believing we have no sin, or calling God a liar because we don’t admit our sin, or confessing those sins and getting forgiveness and new life through Jesus Christ our Lord. Where are you?

6m
Jun 29