Posts with the category “daily-devotion”

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An Illusion of Time
October 7th, 2022
“Do not boast about tomorrow, for you do not know what a day may bring.” - Proverbs 27:1   One day, Satan called his three highest-ranking demons to a meeting. He said, “I need a strategy to distract ...  Read More
by Ed Newton
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What You Meant…
October 6th, 2022
“As for you, you meant evil against me, but God meant it for good, to bring about that many people should be kept alive, as they are today.” - Genesis 50:20   Over the last couple of days, we have loo...  Read More
by Ed Newton
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Street Cred
October 5th, 2022
“When God saw what they did, how they turned from their evil way, God relented of the disaster that He had said He would do to them, and He did not do it.” - Jonah 3:10   As Jonah’s in the mouth of a ...  Read More
by Ed Newton
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More Ways Than One
October 4th, 2022
“And He has filled him with the Spirit of God, with skill, with intelligence, with knowledge, and with all craftsmanship.” - Exodus 35:31   Picking up from where we left off yesterday, Jonah’s disobed...  Read More
by Ed Newton
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A God of Second Chances
October 3rd, 2022
“Then Peter came up and said to Him, ‘Lord, how often will my brother sin against me, and I forgive him? As many as seven times?’ Jesus said to him, ‘do not say to you seven times, but seventy times s...  Read More
by Ed Newton
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Do You Mean It?
October 2nd, 2022
“But I will offer sacrifices to you with songs of praise, and I will fulfill all my vows. For my salvation comes from the Lord alone.” - Jonah 2:9   Jonah disobeyed God. He ran from God. As we continu...  Read More
by Ed Newton
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Sin Is Exhausting
October 1st, 2022
“Then the mariners were afraid, and each cried out to his god. And they hurled the cargo that was in the ship into the sea to lighten it for them. But Jonah had gone down into the inner part of the sh...  Read More
by Ed Newton
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The Cost of Sin
September 30th, 2022
“But Jonah rose to flee to Tarshish from the presence of the Lord. He went down to Joppa and found a ship going to Tarshish. So he paid the fare and went down into it, to go with them to Tarshish, awa...  Read More
by Ed Newton
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If It’s Good Enough For Jesus
September 29th, 2022
 “For just as Jonah was three days and three nights in the belly of the great fish, so will the Son of Man be three days and three nights in the heart of the earth.” - Matthew 12:40   I’ll never forge...  Read More
by Ed Newton
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God’s Providence
September 28th, 2022
“Now to Him who is able to do far more abundantly than all that we ask or think, according to the power at work within us.” - Ephesians 3:20   God’s providence will always get you to His purpose. You ...  Read More
by Ed Newton
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You vs. God
September 27th, 2022
“But He gives more grace. Therefore it says, ‘God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble.” - James 4:6   When you read the title, “You vs. God,” what do you think? You might be like, “Woah, P...  Read More
by Ed Newton
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The Pride of Life
September 26th, 2022
“For all that is in the world— the desires of the flesh and the desires of the eyes and pride of life— is not from the Father but is from the world.” - 1 John 2:16   Over the last couple days, we have...  Read More
by Ed Newton
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The Desires of the Eyes
September 25th, 2022
“For all that is in the world— the desires of the flesh and the desires of the eyes and pride of life— is not from the Father but is from the world.” - 1 John 2:16   If you want to be a faithful disci...  Read More
by Ed Newton
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The Desires of The Flesh
September 24th, 2022
“For all that is in the world— the desires of the flesh and the desires of the eyes and pride of life— is not from the Father but is from the world.” - 1 John 2:16   If we want to obediently live for ...  Read More
by Ed Newton
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Your Brand or God’s Brand?
September 23rd, 2022
“For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted.” - Luke 14:11   Which are you promoting: your brand or God’s brand? We live in a day and age where everyon...  Read More
by Ed Newton
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Believe The Hype
September 22nd, 2022
“One’s pride will bring Him low, but He who is lowly in spirit will obtain honor.” - Proverbs 29:23   Have you ever watched an athlete, actor, or someone who when you saw them for the first time, you ...  Read More
by Ed Newton
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An Anomaly
September 21st, 2022
“Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.” - Romans 12:2   W...  Read More
by Ed Newton
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No Presence, No Protection
September 20th, 2022
 “Draw near to God, and He will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, you sinners, and purify your hearts, you double-minded.” - James 4:8   Billy Graham once said, “The will of God will not take us w...  Read More
by Ed Newton
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Fleeing The Presence of God
September 19th, 2022
“‘Arise, go to Nineveh, that great city, and call out against it, for their evil has come up before me.’ But Jonah rose to flee to Tarshish from the presence of the Lord. He went down to Joppa and fou...  Read More
by Ed Newton
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Qualifying the Called
September 18th, 2022
“Not that we are sufficient in ourselves to claim anything as coming from us, but our sufficiency is from God.” - 2 Corinthians 3:5   Have you ever felt like God has you in over your head? Like you kn...  Read More
by Ed Newton
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In Over My Head
September 17th, 2022
“But God chose what is foolish in the world to shame the wise; God chose what is weak in the world to shame the strong; God chose what is low and despised in the world, even things that are not, to br...  Read More
by Ed Newton
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Pushed In
September 16th, 2022
“He said to them, ‘Pick me up and hurl me into the sea; then the sea will quiet down for you, I know it is because of me that this great tempest has come upon you.’” - Jonah 1:12   One night, a billio...  Read More
by Ed Newton
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No Pressure
September 15th, 2022
“Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your hearts be troubled, neither let them be afraid.” - John 14:27   Has someone ever told you to do s...  Read More
by Ed Newton
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Ignored
September 14th, 2022
“This is why I speak to them in parables: ‘Though seeing, they do not see; though hearing, they do not hear or understand.” - Matthew 13:13   Over the last few days, we have been pushing you to share ...  Read More
by Ed Newton
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Not For Everybody
September 13th, 2022
“If the world hates you, know that it has hated Me before it hated you. If you were of the world, the world would love you as its own; but because you are not of the world, but I chose you out of the ...  Read More
by Ed Newton
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The Hard Truth
September 12th, 2022
“All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness.” - 2 Timothy 3:16   Yesterday, I asked you the question, “Are you a p...  Read More
by Ed Newton
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Are You A Prophet?
September 11th, 2022
“For no prophecy was ever produced by the will of man, but men spoke from God as they were carried along by the Holy Spirit.” - 2 Peter 1:21   When you read the title above, what do you think? It is l...  Read More
by Ed Newton
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You Really Can Have It!
September 10th, 2022
“Trust in the Lord and do good. Then you will live safely in the land and prosper. Take delight in the Lord, and He will give you your heart’s desires.” - Psalm 37:3-4   There is a chapter in Psalm, c...  Read More
by Ed Newton
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Delight Yourself In Him
September 9th, 2022
“Take delight in the Lord, and He will give you your heart’s desires.” - Psalm 37:4   Did you know that you can have the desires of your heart? So many people make the mistake of thinking, “When I giv...  Read More
by Ed Newton
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God of Restoration
September 8th, 2022
“Instead of shame and dishonor, you will enjoy a double share of honor. You will possess a double portion of prosperity in your land, and everlasting joy will be yours.” - Isaiah 61:7   The God we ser...  Read More
by Ed Newton
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All Is NOT Lost
September 7th, 2022
“The Lord says, ‘I will give you back what you lost to the swarming locusts, the hopping locusts, the stripping locusts, and the cutting locusts. I was I who sent this great destroying army against yo...  Read More
by Ed Newton
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Has God Disrupted Your Life?
September 6th, 2022
“Job stood up and tore his robe in grief. Then he shaved his head and fell to the ground to worship. He said, ‘I came naked from my mother’s womb, and I will be naked when I leave. The Lord gave me wh...  Read More
by Ed Newton
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1 of 1
September 5th, 2022
“But you are not like that, for you are a chosen people. You are royal priests, a holy nation, God’s very own possession. As a result, you can show others the goodness of God, for He called you out of...  Read More
by Ed Newton
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Even More!
September 4th, 2022
“Don’t copy the behavior and customs of this world, but let God transform you into a new person by changing the way you think. Then you will learn to know God’s will for you, which is good and pleasin...  Read More
by Ed Newton
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Short-Changing God’s Best
September 3rd, 2022
“And then He added, ‘It is what comes from inside that defiles you. For from within, out of a person’s heart, come evil thoughts, sexual immorality, theft, murder, adultery, greed, wickedness, deceit,...  Read More
by Ed Newton
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You Need Him… You Know That Right?
September 2nd, 2022
“Trust in the Lord with all your heart; do not depend on your own understanding. Seek His will in all you do, and He will show you which path to take.” - Proverbs 3:5-6   If you want to live your best...  Read More
by Ed Newton
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Your Attention
September 1st, 2022
“If they listen and obey God, they will be blessed with prosperity throughout their lives. All their years will be pleasant.” - Job 36:11   If you go to Google or YouTube and search “How do I go viral...  Read More
by Ed Newton
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He Will Disrupt You
August 31st, 2022
 “You can make many plans, but the Lord’s purpose will prevail.” - Proverbs 19:21   When it comes to the situations and circumstances in your life, God is the one who is in control. As believers, we k...  Read More
by Ed Newton
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His Purpose or Your Problem?
August 30th, 2022
 “We can rejoice, too, when we run into problems and trials, for we know that they help us develop endurance.” - Romans 5:3   We have spent the last couple of days discussing the difficulties life thr...  Read More
by Ed Newton
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What For?
August 29th, 2022
“For everything there is a season, a time for every activity under heaven.” - Ecclesiastes 3:1   As we discussed yesterday, everything in your life happens for a reason. There is no coincidence. When ...  Read More
by Ed Newton