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Exodus 16-18
by Audrey Rogers on January 27th, 2023
Daily Devotional from Exodus 16--Verse 8And Moses said, “When the Lord gives you in the evening meat to eat and in the morning bread to the full, because the Lord has heard your grumbling that you grumble against him—what are we? Your grumbling is not against us but against the Lord.”Isn’t it easy to grumble? To be unsatisfied with the circumstances is understandable but if we grumble who are we g...  Read More
Genesis 49-50
by Audrey Rogers on January 20th, 2023
Daily Devotional from Genesis 49--Verse 33When Jacob finished commanding his sons, he drew up his feet into the bed and breathed his last and was gathered to his people.Jacob’s life on earth came to an end just as all of ours will. But I find it interesting that it says “and was gathered to his people.” He was gathered to be buried with his ancestors but much time passed between his death and buri...  Read More
Genesis 31-33
by Audrey Rogers on January 13th, 2023
Daily Devotional from Genesis 32--Verse 36Then Jacob became angry and berated Laban. Jacob said to Laban, “What is my offense? What is my sin, that you have hotly pursued me?Have you ever been treated poorly at a job or been falsely accused by someone you know? I know I’ve been angry when someone assaults my character. Jacob worked for Laban for 20 years and was treated horribly. When he finally l...  Read More
Genesis 13-15
by Audrey Rogers on January 6th, 2023
Daily Devotional from Genesis 15–Verses 17-18aWhen the sun had gone down and it was dark, behold, a smoking fire pot and a flaming torch passed between these pieces.  On that day the Lord made a covenant with Abram, saying, “To your offspring I give this land.”God actually took the time to walk through the carcasses to make a covenant. Walking through the torn carcasses was symbolic in ancient tim...  Read More
Revelation 20
by Audrey Rogers on December 28th, 2022
Daily Devotional from Revelation 20--Verse 15And if anyone's name was not found written in the book of life, he was thrown into the lake of fire.Reading through this chapter judgment may seem harsh. If we see it as harsh though we are missing the point. If you have truly repented and believed in Jesus your name is in the book of life. God has to remain true to who He is and that means that there m...  Read More
Revelation 15
by Audrey Rogers on December 21st, 2022
Daily Devotional from Revelation 15--Verse 4Who will not fear, O Lord, and glorify your name? For you alone are holy. All nations will come and worship you, for your righteous acts have been revealed.That’s what this book is all about; revealing Jesus to us. Over and over again this book reveals to us God’s power, His mercy, and glory. Everyone will one day bow before God and His majesty. I don’t ...  Read More
Revelation 10
by Audrey Rogers on December 14th, 2022
Daily Devotional from Revelation 10--Verses 5-7And the angel whom I saw standing on the sea and on the land raised his right hand to heaven  and swore by him who lives forever and ever, who created heaven and what is in it, the earth and what is in it, and the sea and what is in it, that there would be no more delay, but that in the days of the trumpet call to be sounded by the seventh angel, the ...  Read More
Revelation 5
by Audrey Rogers on December 7th, 2022
Daily Devotional from Revelation 5--Verse 5And I began to weep loudly because no one was found worthy to open the scroll or to look into it. And one of the elders said to me, “Weep no more; behold, the Lion of the tribe of Judah, the Root of David, has conquered, so that he can open the scroll and its seven seals.”Jesus has already conquered, all things will work out the way God has planned! And l...  Read More
Jude
by Audrey Rogers on November 30th, 2022
Daily Devotional from Jude--Verses 22-23Have mercy on those who doubt;  save others by snatching them out of the fire; to others show mercy with fear, hating even the garment stained by the flesh.Hate the sin love the sinner. It’s important that we are gentle with one another. We have brothers and sisters that often doubt, some maybe more than others. We aren’t to be irritated and just tell people...  Read More
1 John 3
by Audrey Rogers on November 23rd, 2022
Daily Devotional from 1 John 3—Verses 19-21No one born of God makes a practice of sinning, for God's seed abides in him; and he cannot keep on sinning, because he has been born of God.This doesn’t mean that once we are saved, we don’t sin ever again. This means we don’t embrace a lifestyle of sin, our hearts shift toward the righteousness of God, toward Jesus. We now desire to be free from sin and...  Read More
2 Peter 1
by Audrey Rogers on November 16th, 2022
Daily Devotional from 2 Peter 1—Verses 19-21And we have the prophetic word more fully confirmed, to which you will do well to pay attention as to a lamp shining in a dark place, until the day dawns and the morning star rises in your hearts, knowing this first of all, that no prophecy of Scripture comes from someone's own interpretation. For no prophecy was ever produced by the will of man, but men...  Read More
1 Peter 1
by Audrey Rogers on November 9th, 2022
Daily Devotional from 1 Peter 1—Verse 8Though you have not seen him, you love him. Though you do not now see him, you believe in him and rejoice with joy that is inexpressible and filled with glory.Faith is such a beautiful thing. The Bible tells us faith in Jesus brings us salvation, freedom, joy and so much more. But in order to believe we have to trust someone we can’t see. And even after we be...  Read More
James 1
by Audrey Rogers on November 2nd, 2022
Daily Devotional from James 1--Verses 19-20Know this, my beloved brothers: let every person be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger;  for the anger of man does not produce the righteousness of God.We should always endeavor to let grace precede our criticism. It is important that we listen to one another even if we have different opinions and that we respond in love and kindness to one anoth...  Read More
Hebrews 9
by Audrey Rogers on October 26th, 2022
Daily Devotional from Hebrews 9--Verse 28So Christ, having been offered once to bear the sins of many, will appear a second time, not to deal with sin but to save those who are eagerly waiting for him.Man, I’m so thankful for Jesus’ sacrifice. Could you imagine if we still had to sacrifice animals and sprinkle blood and do all the things the Israelites used to do? Because of Jesus, we don’t have t...  Read More
Hebrews 4
by Audrey Rogers on October 19th, 2022
Daily Devotional from Hebrews 4-- Verses 9-11So then, there remains a Sabbath rest for the people of God, for whoever has entered God's rest has also rested from his works as God did from his. Let us therefore strive to enter that rest, so that no one may fall by the same sort of disobedience.Do you sabbath? This is something I would like to do better. Some weeks I’ve done great but it’s so easy t...  Read More
Titus 3
by Audrey Rogers on October 12th, 2022
Daily Devotional from Titus 3--Verses 1-2Remind them to be submissive to rulers and authorities, to be obedient, to be ready for every good work, to speak evil of no one, to avoid quarreling, to be gentle, and to show perfect courtesy toward all people.The way we are to outsiders is so important in them coming to know Jesus. We are the ambassadors for Christ. The image we portray will likely mold ...  Read More
2 Timothy 2
by Audrey Rogers on October 5th, 2022
Daily Devotional from 2 Timothy 2—Verses 24-25And the Lord's servant must not be quarrelsome but kind to everyone, able to teach, patiently enduring evil, correcting his opponents with gentleness. God may perhaps grant them repentance leading to a knowledge of the truth.We’ve got to really lean into what the Holy Spirit is doing. Demetrius mentioned that in both sermons over the last two weeks. In...  Read More
1 Timothy 3
by Audrey Rogers on September 28th, 2022
Daily Devotional from 1 Timothy 3—Verses 14-15I hope to come to you soon, but I am writing these things to you so that, if I delay, you may know how one ought to behave in the household of God, which is the church of the living God, a pillar and buttress of the truth.There are a lot of solid instructions here for people who lead the church. As leaders, there are standards we are to live by. Godly ...  Read More
2 Thessalonians 1
by Audrey Rogers on September 21st, 2022
Daily Devotional from 2 Thessalonians 1—Verse 3We ought always to give thanks to God for you, brothers, as is right, because your faith is growing abundantly, and the love of every one of you for one another is increasing.Their faith was growing and their love for another! It’s easy to do one without the other. It’s easy to just spend a lot of time and never make it spiritual. It’s okay to spend t...  Read More
1 Thessalonians 1
by Audrey Rogers on September 14th, 2022
Daily Devotional from 1 Thessalonians 1—Verses 2-3We give thanks to God always for all of you, constantly mentioning you in our prayers, remembering before our God and Father your work of faith and labor of love and steadfastness of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ.I love that at our Sunday gathering we always take some time to pray for our local churches. It’s important we always remember and pray f...  Read More
Philippians 4
by Audrey Rogers on September 7th, 2022
Daily Devotional from Philippians 4—Verses 6 and 7Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.God tells us not to be anxious about anything, but this doesn’t just happen - we don’t just toughen up...  Read More
Ephesians 5
by Audrey Rogers on August 31st, 2022
Daily Devotional from Ephesians 5—Verses 10-11…and try to discern what is pleasing to the Lord. Take no part in the unfruitful works of darkness, but instead expose them.Such a simple sentence. Do you ever wonder what pleases the Lord? Exposing the things hidden in darkness is pleasing to the Lord. It’s not so much just telling people what’s wrong. Much of the time this won’t always be done with w...  Read More
Galatians 6
by Audrey Rogers on August 24th, 2022
Daily Devotional from Galatians 6--Verses 1 and 2Brothers, if anyone is caught in any transgression, you who are spiritual should restore him in a spirit of gentleness. Keep watch on yourself, lest you too be tempted. Bear one another's burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ.We all mess up and have flaws, so we need to be accountable to one another but we need to be gentle, not angry or pointin...  Read More
Galatians 1
by Audrey Rogers on August 17th, 2022
Daily Devotional from Galatians 1--Verses 11 and 12For I would have you know, brothers, that the gospel that was preached by me is not man's gospel. For I did not receive it from any man, nor was I taught it, but I received it through a revelation of Jesus Christ.The gospel is not of man and it is important to acknowledge that salvation belongs to God. When we are sharing the Gospel it is up to Go...  Read More
2 Corinthians 9
by Audrey Rogers on August 10th, 2022
Daily Devotional from 2 Corinthians 9— Verses 6-8The point is this: whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and whoever sows bountifully will also reap bountifully. Each one must give as he has decided in his heart, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver. And God is able to make all grace abound to you, so that having all sufficiency in all things at all times...  Read More
2 Corinthians 4
by Audrey Rogers on August 3rd, 2022
Daily Devotional from 2 Corinthians 4—Verses 16-17So we do not lose heart. Though our outer self is wasting away, our inner self is being renewed day by day. For this light momentary affliction is preparing for us an eternal weight of glory beyond all comparison.Every day lived is another day closer to Jesus, we get older and weaker but our Spirit continues to be strengthened as we are daily being...  Read More
1 Corinthians 15
by Audrey Rogers on July 27th, 2022
Daily Devotional from 1 Corinthians 15—Verses 16-19For if the dead are not raised, not even Christ has been raised. And if Christ has not been raised, your faith is futile and you are still in your sins. Then those also who have fallen asleep in Christ have perished. If in Christ we have hope in this life only, we are of all people most to be pitied.Ain’t that the truth? If Christ didn’t rise from...  Read More
1 Corinthians 10
by Audrey Rogers on July 20th, 2022
Daily Devotional from 1 Corinthians 10—Verse 23“All things are lawful,” but not all things are helpful. “All things are lawful,” but not all things build up.What are we to do with our time now that we are saved? We don’t need to be legalistic and always be doing something but we ought to put some thought into our actions and have some serious dedication to seeing God’s Kingdom here on earth. God c...  Read More
1 Corinthians 5
by Audrey Rogers on July 13th, 2022
Daily Devotional from 1 Corinthians 5--Verses 12-13 For what have I to do with judging outsiders? Is it not those inside the church whom you are to judge? God judges those outside. “Purge the evil person from among you.”When it comes to people who don’t know Christ, they have no standards, and they are bound by their sin, so when they are out of line we are to love them back in. We are also to be ...  Read More
Romans 16
by Audrey Rogers on July 6th, 2022
Daily Devotional from Romans 16—Verses 19-20For your obedience is known to all, so that I rejoice over you, but I want you to be wise as to what is good and innocent as to what is evil. The God of peace will soon crush Satan under your feet. The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you.Being wise to what is good and innocent to what is evil means we ought to know the way to act and be able to in...  Read More
Romans 11
by Audrey Rogers on June 29th, 2022
Daily Devotional from Romans 11--Verses 3-4“Lord, they have killed your prophets, they have demolished your altars, and I alone am left, and they seek my life.” But what is God's reply to him? “I have kept for myself seven thousand men who have not bowed the knee to Baal.”Sometimes it feels like we are all alone but thank Jesus that we aren’t. We have the believers in our congregation and all over...  Read More
Romans 6
by Audrey Rogers on June 22nd, 2022
Daily Devotional from Romans 6--Verse 22But now that you have been set free from sin and have become slaves of God, the fruit you get leads to sanctification and its end, eternal life.Typically being a slave to anything is very negative, but being a slave to God is an honor! We are willing slaves. We actually want to obey God’s every command. When sin had us, it was horrible and we were bound and ...  Read More
Romans 1
by Audrey Rogers on June 15th, 2022
Daily Devotional from Romans 1--Verses 11 and 12For I long to see you, that I may impart to you some spiritual gift to strengthen you— that is, that we may be mutually encouraged by each other's faith, both yours and mine. This is what I love about the Church: every one of us has something to give, we all bring something to the table. Paul was a very devoted man but he didn’t see himself above his...  Read More
Acts 19
by Audrey Rogers on June 1st, 2022
Daily Devotional from Acts 19--Verses 19-20And a number of those who had practiced magic arts brought their books together and burned them in the sight of all. And they counted the value of them and found it came to fifty thousand pieces of silver. So the word of the Lord continued to increase and prevail mightily.That’s Radical right? When I first came to Jesus, I remember throwing a bunch of thi...  Read More
Acts 14
by Audrey Rogers on May 25th, 2022
Daily Devotional from Acts 14—Verse 15Men, why are you doing these things? We also are men, of like nature with you, and we bring you good news, that you should turn from these vain things to a living God, who made the heaven and the earth and the sea and all that is in them.No matter what amazing work God does through any other person, remember, they are just people. People who are no greater tha...  Read More
Acts 9
by Audrey Rogers on May 18th, 2022
Daily Devotional from Acts 9—Verse 21And all who heard him were amazed and said, “Is not this the man who made havoc in Jerusalem of those who called upon this name? And has he not come here for this purpose, to bring them bound before the chief priests?”This is an important lesson for us in at least two ways:1. We should not try to limit what God can do in anyone’s life. Sometimes the people who ...  Read More
Acts 4
by Audrey Rogers on May 11th, 2022
Daily Devotional from Acts 4—Verses 29-31“And now, Lord, look upon their threats and grant to your servants to continue to speak your word with all boldness, while you stretch out your hand to heal, and signs and wonders are performed through the name of your holy servant Jesus.” And when they had prayed, the place in which they were gathered together was shaken, and they were all filled with the ...  Read More
John 20
by Audrey Rogers on May 4th, 2022
Daily Devotional from John 20—Verses 21 and 22Jesus said to them again, “Peace be with you. As the Father has sent me, even so I am sending you.” And when he had said this, he breathed on them and said to them, “Receive the Holy Spirit.”In Genesis 2 God created man and woman with a purpose. He told them to work and keep the land, He breathed his life into them and gave them a duty. Humans fell awa...  Read More
John 15
by Audrey Rogers on April 27th, 2022
Daily Devotional from John 15—Verse 4Abide in me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit by itself, unless it abides in the vine, neither can you, unless you abide in me.Plug-in with Jesus today. We absolutely need to be connected with Jesus, so find some time to pray, to open up the Word. Don’t try to manage today on your own strength but instead get some time with Jesus and allow Him to s...  Read More
John 10
by Audrey Rogers on April 20th, 2022
Daily Devotional from John 10--Verses 2-4But he who enters by the door is the shepherd of the sheep. To him the gatekeeper opens. The sheep hear his voice, and he calls his own sheep by name and leads them out. When he has brought out all his own, he goes before them, and the sheep follow him, for they know his voice.I love that we have God’s word written for us and kept through history. But it is...  Read More

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