May 2011 Previous Devotionals
Remember your leaders, who spoke the word of God to you. Consider the outcome of their way of life and imitate their faith.
Let them give thanks to the LORD for his unfailing love and his wonderful deeds for men.
Whenever Aaron enters the Holy Place, he will bear the names of the sons of Israel over his heart on the breastpiece of decision as a continuing memorial before the LORD.
I will keep you and will make you to be a covenant for the people and a light for the Gentiles.
I consider my life worth nothing to me, if only I may finish the race and complete the task the Lord Jesus has given to me — the task of testifying to the gospel of God's grace.
O LORD, you are my God; I will exalt you and praise your name, for in perfect faithfulness you have done marvelous things, things planned long ago.
Of what use is money in the hand of a fool, since he has no desire to get wisdom?
In faithfulness he will bring forth justice; he will not falter or be discouraged till he establishes justice on earth. In his law the islands will put their hope.
Boldly and without hindrance he preached the kingdom of God and taught about the Lord Jesus Christ.
But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.
Help us, O God our Savior, for the glory of your name; deliver us and forgive our sins for your name's sake.
In all my prayers for all of you, I always pray with joy because of your partnership in the gospel from the first day until now.
The Lord's message rang out from you not only in Macedonia and Achaia — your faith in God has become known everywhere.
Woe to those who make unjust laws, to those who issue oppressive decrees, to deprive the poor of their rights and withhold justice from the oppressed of my people.
If anyone has material possessions and sees his brother in need but has no pity on him, how can the love of God be in him?
Do not withhold good from those who deserve it, when it is in your power to act.
For the Son of Man came to seek and to save what was lost.
Let not my heart be drawn to what is evil, to take part in wicked deeds with men who are evildoers; let me not eat of their delicacies.
Set a guard over my mouth, O LORD; keep watch over the door of my lips.
Pray for us that the message of the Lord may spread rapidly and be honored, just as it was with you.
A wicked man puts up a bold front, but an upright man gives thought to his ways.
From infancy you have known the holy Scriptures, which are able to make you wise for salvation through faith in Christ Jesus.
You became imitators of us and of the Lord; in spite of severe suffering, you welcomed the message with the joy given by the Holy Spirit. And so you became a model to all the believers...
I will praise you, O LORD, among the nations; I will sing of you among the peoples.
Praise the LORD, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits — who forgives all our sins and heals all our diseases...
He [Jesus] is the atoning sacrifice for our sins, and not only ours but also for the sins of the whole world.
Rid yourselves of all the offenses you have committed, and get a new heart and a new spirit... Repent and live!
Produce fruit in keeping with repentance.
The Lord is not slow in keeping his promise, as some understand slowness. He is patient with you, not wanting anyone to perish, but everyone to come to repentance.
How can they preach unless they are sent? As it is written, "How beautiful are the feet of those who bring good news!"
We always thank God for all of you, mentioning you in our prayers.