Pleasing God, Making Disciples of Jesus Christ

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.

Humble Yourselves

1 PETER 5:6 – Humble yourselves, therefore, under the mighty hand of God so that at the proper time he may exalt you.” JAMES 4:10 – Humble yourselves before the Lord, and he will exalt you. “   THEME OF THE DAY:  HUMBLE YOURSELVES.  Today’s scriptures are twins. They contain the same command and promise.  And this command is the gateway to…

Inconveniences, Interruptions or Opportunities?

MATTHEW 14:13-14 – Now when Jesus heard this, he withdrew from there in a boat to a desolate place by himself. But when the crowds heard it, they followed him on foot from the towns. When he went ashore he saw a great crowd, and he had compassion on them and healed their sick.   THEME OF THE DAY:  INCONVENIENCES, INTERRUPTIONS OR…

Preparing For Persecution

  ACTS 16:20-25 – And when they had brought them to the magistrates, they said, “These men are Jews, and they are disturbing our city. They advocate customs that are not lawful for us as Romans to accept or practice.” The crowd joined in attacking them, and the magistrates tore the garments off them and gave orders to beat them with rods.…

Bruised Reeds and Smoldering Wicks

MATTHEW 12:15-21 – Jesus, aware of this, withdrew from there. And many followed him, and he healed them all and ordered them not to make him known. This was to fulfill what was spoken by the prophet Isaiah: “Behold, my servant whom I have chosen, my beloved with whom my soul is well pleased. I will put my Spirit upon him, and…

Exercising Desperate Faith

MARK 5:24-34 – And he went with him. And a great crowd followed him and thronged about him. And there was a woman who had had a discharge of blood for twelve years, and who had suffered much under many physicians, and had spent all that she had, and was no better but rather grew worse. She had heard the reports about…