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.
So, picture this scene. It’s a normal day, evening, or night. We are alone. Nothing extraordinary going on. We are simply doing life. Then, an angel appears. Literally. And not just any angel, but Gabriel, the messenger of God.
Am I conscious of all the people in my spheres of influence – neighbors, other believers in my church, and people God brings into my life – that feel alone, abandoned, and neglected?
When the question of “the will of God” comes up in our lives, whether in a conversation with other believers or in the privacy of our own thoughts as we struggle with decisions in life, what are the predominant things that come to the front?
Does Jesus have first place in our affections? If He does, there is no relationship, no pursuit, no hobby, no recreation, no vocation, and no desire that puts Jesus second place in our hearts and minds.
COLOSSIANS 1:3–6 – We always thank God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, when we pray for you, 4 since we heard of your faith in Christ Jesus and of the love that you have for all the saints, 5 because of the hope laid up for you in heaven. Of this you have heard before in the word of the…
LAMENTATIONS 3:22-23 – The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases; his mercies never come to an end; they are new every morning; great is your faithfulness.” THEME OF THE DAY: NEW YEAR PURSUITS. Well, it’s upon us again – New Year’s Eve. The calendar rolls into a new year tomorrow. Despite all that is depressing in our world, there…