Daily Devotional

Daybreak: Ephesians 1:1-14

April 23, 2021

“Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who hath blessed us with all spiritual blessings in heavenly places in Christ.” (Ephesians 1:3)

All blessings come from God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ. To me, one of the greatest blessings as a Christian is to be able to pray and have God answer. At times, I don’t even know how to pray...

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Daybreak: Hebrews 13:1-25

April 22, 2021

“Let your conversation be without covetousness; and be content with such things as ye have: for he hath said, I will never leave thee, nor forsake thee.” (Hebrews 13:5) 

A popular children’s video tells the story of a lady who had all the necessities of life and more. As she looked about her and saw the many beautiful things others had gathered around them, she became very blue. Soon, she had the opportunity to accumulate even...

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Daybreak: Hebrews 12:1-29

April 21, 2021

“Wherefore seeing we also are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which doth so easily beset us, and let us run with patience the race that is set before us.” (Hebrews 12:1)

A few years ago, I found myself packing around several extra pounds that I had accumulated over the years. I began to suffer some of the side effects of being overweight, like...

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Daybreak: Hebrews 11:23-40

April 20, 2021

“By faith Moses, when he was come of years, refused to be called the son of Pharaoh’s daughter; choosing rather to suffer affliction with the people of God, than to enjoy the pleasures of sin for a season.” (Hebrews 11:24-25)

My brother-in-law tells of his father’s conversion in Romania when it was under Communist rule. Petru was the superintendent over several schools. In order to be in a leadership position in education, he had to become...

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Daybreak: Hebrews 11:1-22

April 19, 2021

“Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.” (Hebrews 11:1)

My children really enjoy their birthdays. Not only do they enjoy their actual birthdays, but also the days preceding the event. Why? The answer can be simply stated: ANTICIPATION! There are all kinds of details to be planned, along with everything from dreaming to blatant hints about what they would like for a...

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Daybreak: Hebrews 10:19-39

April 18, 2021

“Cast not away therefore your confidence, which hath great recompence of reward.” (Hebrews 10:35)

Once, a soldier in Indonesia purchased a monkey for a pet. As time passed, the soldier and his monkey became nearly inseparable. As the monkey grew, so did his love for the soldier who fed him, played with him, and loved him. 

Gradually, however, it became apparent that something was wrong. The little animal became listless and ill. Upon inspection, the soldier discovered...

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Daybreak: Hebrews 10:1-18

April 17, 2021

“And every priest standeth daily ministering and offering oftentimes the same sacrifices, which can never take away sins: but this man, after he had offered one sacrifice for sins for ever, sat down on the right hand of God.” (Hebrews 10:11-12)

Have you ever fixed something temporarily, only to have to address the same situation over and over again because the actual problem wasn’t ever solved? When we moved into our house, the former residents told...

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Daybreak: Hebrews 9:11-28

April 16, 2021

“Neither by the blood of goats and calves, but by his own blood he entered in once into the holy place, having obtained eternal redemption for us.” (Hebrews 9:12)

Some time ago, my family and I went sightseeing at Miniature World in Victoria, BC, Canada. I decided that the promoters of this tourist attraction gave it an appropriate slogan: “The greatest little show on earth.” We found ourselves captivated by the world’s smallest operational sawmill, the...

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Daybreak: Hebrews 9:1-10

April 15, 2021

“The Holy Ghost this signifying, that the way into the holiest of all was not yet made manifest, while as the first tabernacle was yet standing.” (Hebrews 9:8)

“What is a skyscraper?” “What makes a clock work?” “Why do the leaves turn red?” “Why don’t fish live out of water?” “Why is grass green?” “Why do only some balloons go up into the air?” Has a young child ever asked you such questions? Did you respond...

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Daybreak: Hebrews 8:1-13

April 14, 2021

 “For this is the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel after those days, saith the Lord; I will put my laws into their mind, and write them in their hearts: and I will be to them a God, and they shall be to me a people.” (Hebrews 8:10)

“Have you finished your homework?” “Don’t forget to pick up your clothes.” “Please put away your backpack.” “Did you remember to brush your teeth?”...

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