The Weekly Devotional: Trust Your Past To God

Verses of the Week:

1. “If anybody does sin, we have an advocate with the Father — Jesus Christ, the Righteous One. He is the atoning sacrifice for our sins, and not only for ours but also for the sins of the whole world.” (1 John 2:1-2)

2. “Christ is able to save to the uttermost those who draw near to God through Him, since He always lives to make intercession for them.” (Hebrews 7:25)

3. “If anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; the old has gone, the new has come!” (2 Cor 5:17)

Quote of the Week:

“Trust the past to God’s mercy,
the present to God’s love
and the future to God’s providence.”
– Augustine

Prayer of the Week:

“While Jesus is representing me in heaven, may I reflect him on earth, while he pleads my cause, may I praise his name. Continue the gentleness of thy goodness towards me, and whether I wake or sleep, let your presence go with me. Amen” (Puritan Prayer)

The Weekly Devotional: God’s Grace Is Greater Than Our Sin

Verses of the Week:

1. “What the law was powerless to do in that it was weakened by the sinful nature, God did by sending his own Son in the likeness of sinful man to be a sin offering…” (Rom 8:3)

2. “For our sake he made him [Jesus] to be sin who knew no sin, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God.” (2 Cor 5:21)

3. “If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.” (1 Jhn 1:9)

Quote of the Week:

“The Law tells me how crooked I am. Grace comes along and straightens me out.” (Dwight Moody)

Prayer of the Week:

“Father, I have no merit, let the merit of Jesus stand for me. I am undeserving, but I look to Your tender mercy. I am full of infirmities, wants and sin; You are full of grace.

Help me to put down sin and to humble pride. Save me from the love of the world and the pride of life and let Christ’s nature be seen in me day by day. Amen” (Puritan Prayer)

The Weekly Devotional

Verse of the Week: How to treat people

“Do not rebuke an older man harshly, but exhort him as if he were your father. Treat younger men as brothers, older women as mothers, and younger women as sisters, with absolute purity.” (1 Tim 5:1-2)

Quote of the Week: Beauty for Ashes

“Only Jesus can turn a mess into a message,
a test into a testimony,
a trial into a triumph,
a victim into a victory.”

Prayer of the Week: Delighting In The Lord

“Lord, deliver me from everything that dims the brightness of Your grace in me and everything that prevents me taking delight in You.”