Devotional for 7 November 2020 – Hebrews 11v3 – Taking God at His word

Hebrews 11:3 Faith takes God at His word and interprets what we see with our eyes according to what God says. Today’s verse says:  “By faith we understand that the universe was created by the word of God, so that what is seen was not made out of things that are visible” (Hebrews 11:3). Our … More Devotional for 7 November 2020 – Hebrews 11v3 – Taking God at His word

Devotional for 6 November 2020 – Hebrews 11v1 – What is faith?

Hebrews 11:1 For a few months now, I have been taking you through what the Bible says about being a human being in relationship with the Living God.  We started back in July with our creation in God’s image.  We have looked at sin and death; we have looked at salvation and growing in sanctification.  … More Devotional for 6 November 2020 – Hebrews 11v1 – What is faith?

Devotional for 5 November 2020 – Hebrews 10v25 – meeting together

Today, England enters into a four week lockdown due to Covid-19. Among many other restrictions, places of worship have been ordered to close except for private prayer. Today’s devotional wasn’t chosen because of lockdown, but is the next one in the list I planned back in September. Hebrews 10:25 The verse tells us: “…not neglecting … More Devotional for 5 November 2020 – Hebrews 10v25 – meeting together

Devotional for 3 November 2020 – Hebrews 10v24 – Considering how to stir one another up

Hebrews 10:24 During this pandemic, our services have been forced to close and we have grown used to looking for ministry online. It is good that we can still hear God’s word, but there is a danger that we become used to this way and forget that we are not called to be private believers, but … More Devotional for 3 November 2020 – Hebrews 10v24 – Considering how to stir one another up

Daily Devotional for 2 November 2020 – Hebrews 10v23 – Hold fast

Hebrews 10:23 Over the weekend the UK Prime Minister announced another lockdown for England, starting on Thursday, which includes the closure of church services. These are challenging times, but today’s verse is an encouragement to hold fast, even though everything else is changing. “Let us hold fast the confession of our hope without wavering, for … More Daily Devotional for 2 November 2020 – Hebrews 10v23 – Hold fast

Devotional for 31 October 2020 – Hebrews 10v22 part 2 – a pure heart

Hebrews 10:22 Yesterday we looked at the first part of this verse: “Let us draw near to God.” But how? Although He always hears us and we can always draw near to Him, sometimes our experience of drawing near to Him isn’t the joy and delight that we know it should be. The rest of the verse helps us. First … More Devotional for 31 October 2020 – Hebrews 10v22 part 2 – a pure heart

Devotional for 30 October 2020 – Hebrews 10v22 – Let us draw near

Hebrews 10:22 Earlier in the week we looked at what Jesus has done so that we can draw near to God. But it is not enough just to know the truth, we need to do the truth; we need to actually draw near to God in prayer. This is what today’s verse tells us: “Let us draw near.” It … More Devotional for 30 October 2020 – Hebrews 10v22 – Let us draw near

Devotional for 27 October 2020 – Hebrews 10v19-22 part 2 – by the blood of Jesus

Hebrews 10:19-22 part 2 Yesterday we saw that we have confidence to enter the most holy place (into God’s presence). These verses use the illustration of the tabernacle in the wilderness where the sacrifices were made in the Old Testament. The high priest could only go in once a year on the Day of Atonement, to sprinkle the … More Devotional for 27 October 2020 – Hebrews 10v19-22 part 2 – by the blood of Jesus

Devotional for 26 October 2020 – Hebrews 10v19-22 – Confidence to enter

Hebrews 10:19-22 This passage is about entering into the presence of God. Before we look at it, it would be good just to pause and think for a moment… You and I can enter into the presence of Almighty God! This is truly amazing. We are sinners and He is holy. We are unrighteous and He is righteous. We … More Devotional for 26 October 2020 – Hebrews 10v19-22 – Confidence to enter

Devotional for 24 October 2020 – Hebrews 10v17-18 – sins remembered no more

Hebrews 10:17-18 Verse 17 is another quote from the new covenant promise in Jeremiah 31. God says, “I will remember their sins and lawless needs no more.”   God, even though He knows all things, has put our sins away from Himself. He does not bring our sins to His mind, He does not treat His people as … More Devotional for 24 October 2020 – Hebrews 10v17-18 – sins remembered no more