SOAP Devotional 2014-06-27

SOAP Devotional 2014-06-27

Scripture – Observation – Application – Prayer Continued from yesterday about God testifying through the water, the blood, and the Spirit. Scripture: And this is what God has testified: He has given us eternal life, and this life is in his Son. Whoever has the Son has life; whoever does not have God’s Son does not have life. (1 John 5:11, 12 NLT) Observation: To sum up God’s testimony is that He has given us eternal life...

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SOAP Devotional 2014-06-26

SOAP Devotional 2014-06-26

Scripture – Observation – Application – Prayer Scripture: And Jesus Christ was revealed as God’s Son by his baptism in water and by shedding his blood on the cross —not by water only, but by water and blood. And the Spirit, who is truth, confirms it with his testimony. So we have these three witnesses — the Spirit, the water, and the blood—and all three agree. Since we believe human testimony, surely we can believe the greater...

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SOAP Devotional 2014-06-25

SOAP Devotional 2014-06-25

Scripture – Observation – Application – Prayer Scripture: For every child of God defeats this evil world, and we achieve this victory through our faith. And who can win this battle against the world? Only those who believe that Jesus is the Son of God. (1 John 5:4, 5 NLT) Observation: Those who truly believe that Jesus is the Son of God are the children of God. Everyone of them are able to defeat this evil world and do so...

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SOAP Devotional 2014-06-24

SOAP Devotional 2014-06-24

Scripture – Observation – Application – Prayer Scripture: Everyone who believes that Jesus is the Christ has become a child of God. And everyone who loves the Father loves his children, too. We know we love God’s children if we love God and obey his commandments. Loving God means keeping his commandments, and his commandments are not burdensome. (1 John 5:1-3 NLT) Observation: Everyone who believes Jesus is the Christ is a...

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SOAP Devotional 2014-06-23

SOAP Devotional 2014-06-23

Scripture – Observation – Application – Prayer Scripture: If someone says, “I love God,” but hates a fellow believer, that person is a liar; for if we don’t love people we can see, how can we love God, whom we cannot see? And he has given us this command: Those who love God must also love their fellow believers. (1 John 4:20, 21 NLT) Observation: No one can love God without loving their fellow believers. Anyone who...

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SOAP Devotional 2014-06-20

SOAP Devotional 2014-06-20

Scripture – Observation – Application – Prayer Scripture: We know how much God loves us, and we have put our trust in his love. God is love, and all who live in love live in God, and God lives in them. And as we live in God, our love grows more perfect. So we will not be afraid on the day of judgment, but we can face him with confidence because we live like Jesus here in this world. Such love has no fear, because perfect love...

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SOAP Devotional 2014-06-19

SOAP Devotional 2014-06-19

Scripture – Observation – Application – Prayer Scripture: And God has given us his Spirit as proof that we live in him and he in us. (1 John 4:13 NLT) Observation: More proof from God about our salvation. God gave us his Spirit so that we can know that He lives in us and we live in Him. Application: The Spirit of God is with us and in us. His Spirit produces love, joy, peace, long-suffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, etc....

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SOAP Devotional 2014-06-18

SOAP Devotional 2014-06-18

Scripture – Observation – Application – Prayer Scripture: Dear friends, let us continue to love one another, for love comes from God. Anyone who loves is a child of God and knows God. But anyone who does not love does not know God, for God is love. God showed how much he loved us by sending his one and only Son into the world so that we might have eternal life through him. This is real love—not that we loved God, but that he...

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SOAP Devotional 2014-06-17

SOAP Devotional 2014-06-17

Scripture – Observation – Application – Prayer Scripture: But you belong to God, my dear children. You have already won a victory over those people, because the Spirit who lives in you is greater than the spirit who lives in the world. Those people belong to this world, so they speak from the world’s viewpoint, and the world listens to them. But we belong to God, and those who know God listen to us. If they do not belong to...

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SOAP Devotional 2014-06-16

SOAP Devotional 2014-06-16

Scripture – Observation – Application – Prayer Scripture: Dear friends, do not believe everyone who claims to speak by the Spirit. You must test them to see if the spirit they have comes from God. For there are many false prophets in the world. This is how we know if they have the Spirit of God: If a person claiming to be a prophet acknowledges that Jesus Christ came in a real body, that person has the Spirit of God. But if...

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