Tag Archives: Turning Points with God: 365 Daily Devotions

Advancing The Cause

For Saturday January 28, 2023 Mark 5:19 Go home to your friends, and tell them what great things the Lord has done for you. The thirty-four-year-old general was striking and handsome, with blue eyes and reddish hair. Major General George … Continue reading

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Speaking Out

For Saturday January 21, 2023 John 2:16 [Jesus] said to those who sold doves, “Take these things away! Do not make My Father’s house a house of merchandise!” “Cheap grace is the mortal enemy of our church.” Those are the … Continue reading

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The Four Lepers

For Saturday January 14, 2023 2 Kings 7:9 We are not doing right. This day is a day of good news, and we remain silent. The lepers in 2 Kings 7 were trapped between the Syrian army and the town … Continue reading

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Verses or Chapter?

For Saturday January 7, 2023 Psalm 119:11 Your word I have hidden in my heart. Michael Billester visited eastern Poland during the late 1930s and gave a Bible to one of the villagers while there. The villager read it, was … Continue reading

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One Resolution

For Saturday December 31, 2022 Joshua 1:9 “Have I not commanded you? Be strong and of good courage; do not be afraid, nor be dismayed, for the LORD your God is with you wherever you go.” Today is the day … Continue reading

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Lasting Meaning

For Saturday December 24, 2022 Luke 2:14 “Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, goodwill toward men!” A man by the name of A. F. Wells once stated, “Take Christ out of Christmas, and December becomes the … Continue reading

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Songs of The Season

For Sunday December 18, 2022 Psalm 147:1 Praise the LORD! For it is good to sing praises to our God; for it is pleasant, and praise is beautiful. If anything characterizes the Christmas season, it is music—especially George Frideric Handel’s … Continue reading

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God Loves Nobodies

For Sunday December 11, 2022 Luke 2:9 Behold, an angel of the Lord stood before [the shepherds], and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were greatly afraid. A gospel group called The Williams Brothers had a … Continue reading

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Unconditional Love

For Sunday December 4, 2022 Ephesians 5:25 Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ also loved the church and gave Himself for her. Counselors of all persuasions agree that nothing can drive a wedge between married couples faster than connecting … Continue reading

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Peace Ship

For Sunday November 27, 2022 Colossians 3:15 Let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to which also you were called . . . and be thankful. A newspaper article once read, “Abie Nathan is leading a new children’s … Continue reading

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Heavy Backpacks

For Sunday November 20, 2022 Psalm 68:19 (NIV) Praise be to the Lord, to God our Savior, who daily bears our burdens. Pediatricians are concerned that many children are carrying too much weight in their school backpacks. Lugging too heavy … Continue reading

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Life Lesson

For Sunday November 13, 2022 James 4:6 “God resists the proud, but gives grace to the humble.” Few people would dare write a book on the subject of humility—we feel innately disqualified. But one man did write a wonderful book … Continue reading

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Serve With Joy

For Sunday November 6, 2022 Ephesians 2:10 For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works. Recently a young man wrote to a noted business magazine, seeking advice about his job. He said he had fallen into … Continue reading

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Osmosis and Inertia

For Sunday October 30, 2022 Philippians 3:14 I press toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus. Consider a couple of concepts from the world of science: osmosis is the gradual transfer of … Continue reading

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Ripples

For Sunday October 23, 2022 Psalm 22:30 A posterity shall serve Him. It will be recounted of the Lord to the next generation. Just as tossing a stone into a lake creates ripples to the shoreline, so our simple acts … Continue reading

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No Fear of Bad News

For Sunday October 16, 2022 Psalm 112:7 He will not be afraid of evil tidings; His heart is steadfast, trusting in the LORD. At first reading, Psalm 112 seems too good to be true; but on further study, we realize … Continue reading

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Choosing and Using Time

For Sunday October 9, 2022 Ephesians 5:15-16 See then that you walk circumspectly, not as fools but as wise, redeeming the time, because the days are evil. In 2004, the Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that Americans … Continue reading

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Window On The World

For Sunday October 2, 2022 2 Peter 3:10 But the day of the Lord will come as a thief in the night, in which the heavens will pass away with a great noise, and the elements will melt with fervent … Continue reading

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Praise Versus Thanks

For Sunday September 25, 2022 Luke 11:12 “Our Father in heaven, hallowed be Your name.” Many people mistake thanking the Lord for praising Him. Oftentimes we rattle off a list of things we are thankful for and move right to … Continue reading

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Taking Refuge

For Sunday September 18, 2022 Deuteronomy 33:27 “The eternal God is your refuge, and underneath are the everlasting arms.” John Elliott had trekked many miles through the deep snows of the mountain passes of the Rockies in southwestern Alberta, Canada. … Continue reading

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