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  • Rev Jeffray Greene writes the daily devotions.
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Daily Devotions
September 24, 2022

Devotion for Saturday, September 24, 2022

“Your beauty should not come from outward adornment, such as elaborate hairstyles and the wearing of gold jewelry or fine clothes” (1 Peter 3:3). Think about how much we focus…
Daily Devotions
September 23, 2022

Devotion for Friday, September 23, 2022

“Wives, in the same way submit yourselves to your own husbands so that, if any of them do not believe the word, they may be won over without words by…
Daily Devotions
September 22, 2022

Devotion for Thursday, September 22, 2022

“For “you were like sheep going astray,” but now you have returned to the Shepherd and Overseer of your souls” (1 Peter 2:25). When we are not following the Lord,…
Daily Devotions
September 21, 2022

Devotion for Wednesday, September 21, 2022

“He himself bore our sins” in his body on the cross, so that we might die to sins and live for righteousness; "by his wounds you have been healed” (1…
Daily Devotions
September 20, 2022

Devotion for Tuesday, September 20, 2022

“When they hurled their insults at him, he did not retaliate; when he suffered, he made no threats. Instead, he entrusted himself to him who judges justly” (1 Peter 2:23).…
Daily Devotions
September 19, 2022

Devotion for Monday, September 19, 2022

“He committed no sin, and no deceit was found in his mouth” (1 Peter 2:22) Neither you nor I could ever take this claim as our own, but it is…
Daily Devotions
September 18, 2022

Devotion for Sunday, September 18, 2022

“To this you were called, because Christ suffered for you, leaving you an example, that you should follow in his steps” (1 Peter 2:21). Our contemporary culture has bought into…
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September 17, 2022

Devotion for Saturday, September 17, 2022

“But how is it to your credit if you receive a beating for doing wrong and endure it? But if you suffer for doing good and you endure it, this…
Daily Devotions
September 16, 2022

Devotion for Friday, September 16, 2022

“For it is commendable if someone bears up under the pain of unjust suffering because they are conscious of God” (1 Peter 2:19). If you are receiving what is due…
Daily Devotions
September 15, 2022

Devotion for Thursday, September 15, 2022

“Slaves, in reverent fear of God submit yourselves to your masters, not only to those who are good and considerate, but also to those who are harsh” (1 Peter 2:18).…
Daily Devotions
September 14, 2022

Devotion for Wednesday, September 14, 2022

“Show proper respect to everyone, love the family of believers, fear God, honor the emperor” (1 Peter 2:17). What can be added to this list?  It is a great list,…
Daily Devotions
September 13, 2022

Devotion for Tuesday, September 13, 2022

“Live as free people, but do not use your freedom as a cover-up for evil; live as God’s slaves” (1 Peter 2:16). How often are you influenced to do what…
Daily Devotions
September 12, 2022

Devotion for Monday, September 12, 2022

“For it is God’s will that by doing good you should silence the ignorant talk of foolish people” (1 Peter 2:15). What a powerful truth to put into effect.  This…
Daily Devotions
September 11, 2022

Devotion for Sunday, September 11, 2022

“Submit yourselves for the Lord’s sake to every human authority: whether to the emperor, as the supreme authority, or to governors, who are sent by him to punish those who…
Daily Devotions
September 10, 2022

Devotion for Saturday, September 10, 2022

“Live such good lives among the pagans that, though they accuse you of doing wrong, they may see your good deeds and glorify God on the day he visits us”…
Daily Devotions
September 9, 2022

Devotion for Friday, September 9, 2022

“Dear friends, I urge you, as foreigners and exiles, to abstain from sinful desires, which wage war against your soul” (1 Peter 2:11).   We do not fight against flesh…
Daily Devotions
September 8, 2022

Devotion for Thursday, September 8, 2022

“Once you were not a people, but now you are the people of God; once you had not received mercy, but now you have received mercy” (1 Peter 2:10). The…
Daily Devotions
September 7, 2022

Devotion for Wednesday, September 7, 2022

“But you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, God’s special possession, that you may declare the praises of him who called you out of darkness into…
Daily Devotions
September 6, 2022

Devotion for Tuesday, September 6, 2022

“nd, “A stone that causes people to stumble and a rock that makes them fall.”  They stumble because they disobey the message – which is also what they were destined…
Daily Devotions
September 5, 2022

Devotion for Monday, September 5, 2022

“Now to you who believe, this stone is precious. But to those who do not believe, “The stone the builders rejected has become the cornerstone” (1 Peter 2:7) We live…
Daily Devotions
September 4, 2022

Devotion for Sunday, September 4, 2022

“For in Scripture it says: “See, I lay a stone in Zion, a chosen and precious cornerstone, and the one who trusts in him will never be put to shame.” …
Daily Devotions
September 3, 2022

Devotion for Saturday, September 3, 2022

“As you come to him, the living Stone—rejected by humans but chosen by God and precious to him –  you also, like living stones, are being built into a spiritual…
Daily Devotions
September 2, 2022

Devotion for Friday, September 2, 2022

“Like newborn babies, crave pure spiritual milk, so that by it you may grow up in your salvation,  now that you have tasted that the Lord is good” (1 Peter…
Daily Devotions
September 1, 2022

Devotion for Thursday, September 1, 2022

“Therefore, rid yourselves of all malice and all deceit, hypocrisy, envy, and slander of every kind” (1 Peter 2:1). This simple sentence is enough work for two lifetimes.  The wicked…
Daily Devotions
August 31, 2022

Devotion for Wednesday, August 31, 2022

“For, “All flesh is like grass, and all its glory like the flower of grass.  The grass withers, and the flower falls off, but the word of the Lord endures…
Daily Devotions
August 30, 2022

Devotion for Tuesday, August 30, 2022

“Since you have in obedience to the truth purified your souls for a sincere love of the brethren, fervently love one another from the heart, for you have been born…
Daily Devotions
August 29, 2022

Devotion for Monday, August 29, 2022

“For He was foreknown before the foundation of the world, but has appeared in these last times for the sake of you who through Him are believers in God, who raised…
Daily Devotions
August 28, 2022

Devotion for Sunday, August 28, 2022

nowing that you were not redeemed with perishable things like silver or gold from your futile way of life inherited from your forefathers, but with precious blood, as of a…
Daily Devotions
August 27, 2022

Devotion for Saturday, August 27, 2022

“If you address as Father the One who impartially judges according to each one’s work, conduct yourselves in fear during the time of your stay on earth” (1 Peter 1:17)…
Daily Devotions
August 26, 2022

Devotion for Friday, August 26, 2022

“ut like the Holy One who called you, be holy yourselves also in all your behavior;  because it is written, “You shall be holy, for I am holy” ( 1…