SOAP Devotional 2014-05-30

SOAP Devotional 2014-05-30

Scripture – Observation – Application – Prayer Scripture: And we can be sure that we know him if we obey his commandments. If someone claims, “I know God,” but doesn’t obey God’s commandments, that person is a liar and is not living in the truth. But those who obey God’s word truly show how completely they love him. That is how we know we are living in him. Those who say they live in God should live their lives as...

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SOAP Devotional 2014-05-29

SOAP Devotional 2014-05-29

Scripture – Observation – Application – Prayer Scripture: My dear children, I am writing this to you so that you will not sin. But if anyone does sin, we have an advocate who pleads our case before the Father. He is Jesus Christ, the one who is truly righteous. He himself is the sacrifice that atones for our sins—and not only our sins but the sins of all the world. (1 John 2:1, 2 NLT) Observation: John wrote this letter so...

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SOAP Devotional 2014-05-16

SOAP Devotional 2014-05-16

Scripture – Observation – Application – Prayer Scripture: If we claim we have no sin, we are only fooling ourselves and not living in the truth. But if we confess our sins to him, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all wickedness. If we claim we have not sinned, we are calling God a liar and showing that his word has no place in our hearts. (1 John 1:8-10 NLT) Observation: No body was born...

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SOAP Devotional 2014-05-15

SOAP Devotional 2014-05-15

Scripture – Observation – Application – Prayer Scripture: This is the message we heard from Jesus and now declare to you: God is light, and there is no darkness in him at all. So we are lying if we say we have fellowship with God but go on living in spiritual darkness; we are not practicing the truth. But if we are living in the light, as God is in the light, then we have fellowship with each other, and the blood of Jesus, his...

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SOAP Devotional 2014-05-14

SOAP Devotional 2014-05-14

Scripture – Observation – Application – Prayer Scripture: The Lord isn’t really being slow about his promise, as some people think. No, he is being patient for your sake. He does not want anyone to be destroyed, but wants everyone to repent. But the day of the Lord will come as unexpectedly as a thief. Then the heavens will pass away with a terrible noise, and the very elements themselves will disappear in fire, and the earth...

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SOAP Devotional 2014-05-13

SOAP Devotional 2014-05-13

Scripture – Observation – Application – Prayer Scripture: And when people escape from the wickedness of the world by knowing our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ and then get tangled up and enslaved by sin again, they are worse off than before. It would be better if they had never known the way to righteousness than to know it and then reject the command they were given to live a holy life. They prove the truth of this proverb: “A...

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SOAP Devotional 2014-05-09

SOAP Devotional 2014-05-09

Scripture – Observation – Application – Prayer Scripture: But there were also false prophets in Israel, just as there will be false teachers among you. They will cleverly teach destructive heresies and even deny the Master who bought them. In this way, they will bring sudden destruction on themselves. Many will follow their evil teaching and shameful immorality. And because of these teachers, the way of truth will be...

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SOAP Devotional 2014-05-08

SOAP Devotional 2014-05-08

Scripture – Observation – Application – Prayer Scripture: For we were not making up clever stories when we told you about the powerful coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. We saw his majestic splendor with our own eyes when he received honor and glory from God the Father. The voice from the majestic glory of God said to him, “This is my dearly loved Son, who brings me great joy.” We ourselves heard that voice from heaven when we...

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SOAP Devotional 2014-05-07

SOAP Devotional 2014-05-07

Scripture – Observation – Application – Prayer Growing in Faith Scripture: So, dear brothers and sisters, work hard to prove that you really are among those God has called and chosen. Do these things, and you will never fall away. Then God will give you a grand entrance into the eternal Kingdom of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. (2 Peter 1:10, 11 NLT) Observation: So, because you have been changed and empowered to over power...

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SOAP Devotional 2014-05-06

SOAP Devotional 2014-05-06

Scripture – Observation – Application – Prayer Growing in Faith Scripture: The more you grow like this, the more productive and useful you will be in your knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ. But those who fail to develop in this way are shortsighted or blind, forgetting that they have been cleansed from their old sins. (2 Peter 1:8, 9 NLT) Observation: The more you use the power to live a godly life and add Christlike traits,...

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