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TODAY Devotional for 03/02/2024 by Kent Van Til

Jesus Crushes Satan

Scripture Reading — Genesis 3:1-15 Having disarmed the powers and authorities, he made a public spectacle of them, triumphing over them by the cross.— Colossians 2:15We can tell from the story in Genesis 3 that a conflict was already going on behind the scenes when Adam and Ev

TODAY Devotional for 03/01/2024 by Kent Van Til

Jesus Recreates Us

Scripture Reading — Genesis 1:26-31 If anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: The old has gone, the new is here!— 2 Corinthians 5:17God loves, reasons, and creates. So do his children, made in his image and likeness. But instead of honoring the good, doing the right,

TODAY Devotional for 02/29/2024 by Evan Heerema

Take These Words to Heart

Scripture Reading — Revelation 22:6-21 “Look, I am coming soon! My reward is with me, and I will give to each person according to what they have done.”— Revelation 22:12-13The closing words of Revelation 22 provide a fitting conclusion to our study of Jesus’ letters to the chu

TODAY Devotional for 02/28/2024 by Evan Heerema

Knock, Knock!

Scripture Reading — Revelation 3:19-22 “Here I am! I stand at the door and knock.”— Revelation 3:20Knock, knock jokes can be fun and amusing—and yet some can induce groans. But Jesus’ knock at the door in his letter to Laodicea was no joke. As we have learned, the Laodiceans w

TODAY Devotional for 02/27/2024 by Evan Heerema

Rich but, Oh, So Poor

Scripture Reading — Hebrews 13:5-6; Revelation 3:16-18 Keep your lives free from the love of money and be content with what you have, because God has said, “Never will I leave you; never will I forsake you.”— Hebrews 13:5Stock market values can make people wealthy or poor. Mon

TODAY Devotional for 02/26/2024 by Evan Heerema

Lukewarm Laodicea

Scripture Reading — Revelation 3:14-22 “ I know your deeds, that you are neither cold nor hot. I wish you were either one or the other! So, because you are lukewarm—neither hot nor cold—I am about to spit you out of my mouth.”— Revelation 3:15-16Jesus’ letter to the church at

TODAY Devotional for 02/25/2024 by Evan Heerema

Be the Church

Scripture Reading — Revelation 3:11-13 “I will also write on them my new name.”— Revelation 3:12The church in Philadelphia was going to be rebranded, receiving a new name. They had been given an open door that no one could shut; they were recognized as true citizens of the kin

TODAY Devotional for 02/24/2024 by Evan Heerema

“You Have Little Strength, Yet . . .”

Scripture Reading — Psalm 34:1-22; Revelation 3:8-10 “I know that you have little strength, yet you have kept my word and have not denied my name.”— Revelation 3:8I love passages in the Bible that show how Jesus welcomed children, blessed them, and urged his followers to come

TODAY Devotional for 02/23/2024 by Evan Heerema

Welcome to Philadelphia

Scripture Reading — Revelation 3:7-13 “These are the words of him who is holy and true, who holds the key of David.”— Revelation 3:7The church in Philadelphia is one of two churches that do not receive a complaint from Jesus (the other is Smyrna). What a compliment from “him w

TODAY Devotional for 02/22/2024 by Evan Heerema

White Clothes

Scripture Reading — Revelation 3:1-6 “Yet you have a few people . . . who have not soiled their clothes. They will walk with me, dressed in white, for they are worthy.”— Revelation 3:4White shirts with ties and hats used to be the standard wear of male baseball fans (most of w

TODAY Devotional for 02/21/2024 by Evan Heerema

Hope for Sardis

Scripture Reading — Ezekiel 37:1-14; Revelation 3:1-3 “I will put my Spirit in you and you will live. . . . Then you will know that I the Lord have spoken. . . .”— Ezekiel 37:14Ezekiel’s prophecy about dry bones being restored to life is a startling picture of hope in the dark

TODAY Devotional for 02/20/2024 by Evan Heerema

Sardis

Scripture Reading — Revelation 3:1-6 “I know your deeds; you have a reputation of being alive, but you are dead. Wake up!”— Revelation 3:1-2As a youngster, I often played a game with my friends called “King of the Mountain.” All we needed was a mound of dirt. One of us would d