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Daily Nugget

Hebrews 4:12 – For the word of God is living and active, sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing to the division of soul and of spirit, of joints and of marrow, and discerning the thoughts and intentions of the heart.

The Daily Nugget is a weekday devotional written by Pastor Jim Sole. We hope you find encouragement, guidance, and conviction unto holiness through the scriptures and commentary.

The Power of Praise

  PSALM 119:164 – Seven times a day I praise you for your righteous rules.”   THEME OF THE DAY:  THE POWER OF PRAISE.  First, we need to dismiss two things about today’s scripture.  The Psalmist is not assigning a “quota” on his praise. It isn’t rigid formality that is saying, “Okay, Lord, I am going to praise You seven times today.” …

Compelled By Love

The great missionary Hudson Taylor was interviewing potential candidates for the mission field. He asked each one, “What motivates you for wanting to serve the Lord in a faraway land?”

Dead Sea Christians

LUKE 9:24 – For whoever would save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for my sake will save it.”   THEME OF THE DAY:  DEAD SEA CHRISTIANS.  Two of the ugliest things a Christian may allow in their lives are first, holding God’s truth in the heart and proclaiming it without love. As Francis Schaeffer once said, “Biblical…