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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 Way to Prevent a Lukewarm Heart

PSALM 59:16–17 But I will sing of your strength; I will sing aloud of your steadfast love in the morning. For you have been to me a fortress and a refuge in the day of my distress. O my Strength, I will sing praises to you, for you, O God, are my fortress, the God who shows me steadfast love.” Yes, the…

Storms of Life

PSALM 57:1 – Be merciful to me, O God, be merciful to me, for in you my soul takes refuge; in the shadow of your wings I will take refuge, till the storms of destruction pass by.” Physical storms of destruction. They come in various forms. Hurricanes, severe thunderstorms, crippling snowstorms, howling and devastating winds are just a few. With technological advancements…

Three Key and Guiding Principles for the Christian Life

In his excellent book of sanctification, Devoted to God, Sinclair Ferguson offers us the three key and guiding principles to live the Christian life as God intends for His children. I don’t think it is an overstatement to say, “If these renew our minds, grip our hearts, and move our wills, we will truly discover the power and simplicity of the Christian life and our walks with the Lord Jesus.”

Death: Facing its Reality

PSALM 89:48 – What man can live and never see death? Who can deliver his soul from the power of Sheol? Selah“ The first chapter of the book opens with these words,“ You are going to die. Take a moment to let that sink in. You are going to die. One morning the sun will rise and you won’t see it. Birds…

EPHESIANS 2:18–22 – For through him we both have access in one Spirit to the Father. So then you are no longer strangers and aliens, but you are fellow citizens with the saints and members of the household of God, built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Christ Jesus himself being the cornerstone, in whom the whole structure, being joined…