Daily Devotion: October 16th 2021
by Jordan Golden on October 16th, 2021
Saturday September October 16thRead: Proverbs 2:6-9Learn: Seek the Lord and gain his wisdom, for we cannot receive it apart from Him. This proverb tells us that he is a shield to those who walk in integrity and watches over the way of his saints. We cannot expect to be shielded if we are not walking according to his word and in his ways. We cannot likewise expect to be watched over and guarded if ...
Daily Devotion: October 15th 2021
by Jordan Golden on October 15th, 2021
Friday October 15thRead: Matthew 6:25-34Learn: Throughout this week we have been learning the importance of slowing down and prioritizing things that are important. The number one argument against a slowed down lifestyle is the need to work to provide for ourselves and our families. While it is important that we work hard and practice excellence in all we do, we must also stay out of a mindset tha...
Daily Devotion: October 14th 2021
by Jordan Golden on October 14th, 2021
Thursday October 14thRead: Psalm 119:1-5Learn: Much like Jesus at the sermon on the mount, here we learn of those who are blessed. Those who are blameless. It’s blamelessness through walking in the law of the Lord God. Those who keep his testimonies, or the things that God has done, they are the ones who seek him with their whole heart and do no wrong. Oh, that our ways may be steadfast in keeping...
Daily Devotion: October 13th 2021
by Jordan Golden on October 13th, 2021
Wednesday October 13thRead: Psalm 46:10Learn:If my father were still here… I would spend more time with him. Find out what he loves/likes/dislikes. What his dreams were. What his greatest struggles were. I would ask him more questions. Just get to know him better. IF I WASN’T TOO BUSY. Let that sink in a little… Now think about this. My heavenly father is still here. He wants to spend time with m...
Daily Devotion: October 12th 2021
by Jordan Golden on October 12th, 2021
Tuesday October 12thRead: Mark 5:21-34Learn: Jesus was on His way to heal young girl when someone touches his cloak. Now if you were in Jesus’ position what would you do? Most of us would probably be moving with urgency to go heal that young girl. But Jesus is not in a hurry. In fact, while we do see that Jesus lived a very active life, He never seemed to be in a hurry. In this case He stopped and...
Daily Devotion: October 11th 2021
by Jordan Golden on October 11th, 2021
Monday October 11thRead: Mark 1:21-39Learn: In this narrative in the gospel of mark, we read of Jesus displaying the Divine authority which he had over an unclean spirit that was in a man, additionally Jesus’ abilities to heal and free many others from sickness and oppression. We also acknowledge that though Jesus had healed “many” He did not heal “all”. Due to all these great works that Jesus was...
Daily Devotion: October 9th 2021
by Jordan Golden on October 9th, 2021
Saturday October 9thRead: Hosea 12:6, Psalm 37:7, Micah 7:7, Isaiah 8:17Learn: Repeatedly we see the Old Testament authors tell others to wait on the Lord. Clearly, they knew the nature of God and trusted in His timing. These were people who had a close relationship with God and were tasked with telling others about Him. Through their writings we get a deeper understanding of the nature of God. Su...
Daily Devotion: October 8th 2021
by Jordan Golden on October 8th, 2021
Friday October 8thRead: Mark 15:42-47Learn: Joseph of Arimathea was a wealthy man who is stated as one who was “waiting on the Kingdom of God.” This was a man who was a secret disciple of Jesus, being a member of the Jewish council that did not approve of the arrest and false accusations of Jesus. He must have been through a great deal of sorrow by the time we hear about him in this passage. He wo...
Daily Devotion: October 7th 2021
by Jordan Golden on October 7th, 2021
Thursday October 7thRead: Job 1Learn: Job was a man that all who lived amongst him would have looked up to. Not only because he was a successful man, but because he feared and honored the Lord God with everything he possessed. In this narrative, we read of a man who did the best he knew to follow God in a way that would always please God. He went as far as offering sacrifices for sins that he beli...
Daily Devotion: October 6th 2021
by Jordan Golden on October 6th, 2021
Wednesday October 6thRead: 1 Corinthians 1:4-9Learn: In this passage Paul is writing to the church in Corinth, and he is expressing his gratitude for them. He thanks God for them and declares the faithfulness of God to them. Paul demonstrates something we should all grasp a hold of. Thanksgiving. He gives thanks for the Christians in Corinth, these people who he had witnessed to patiently, who are...
Daily Devotion: October 5th 2021
by Jordan Golden on October 5th, 2021
Tuesday October 5thRead: James 5:7-11Learn: In this passage James encourages us to be patient as we wait on God. We are to wait patiently on the coming of the Lord. In the meantime, we are to conduct our lives without negativity and grumbling. It is so easy to be negative while we wait. In fact, we often are. Many situations in our lives require us to wait. But especially in today’s culture of ins...
Daily Devotion: October 4th 2021
by Jordan Golden on October 4th, 2021
Monday October 4thRead: Galatians 6:9Learn: In the book of James, we are taught that works are a product of our faith and that faith without works is dead. Here we are spurred on to doing good and not to grow weary in our doing of good things. It is not enough to do good when times are easy for us, to give when we seem to have an endless supply of money in the bank. But, to do so continuously and ...