Posts with the category “devotions”
by Nate Altom on May 12th, 2020
DAY ONE: MELCHIZEDEKSermon Sentence: We must yield to both Jesus’ authority and His provision on our behalf. Scripture: Hebrews 7From the beginning of time man has tried to live by the law and failed. Actually the law was only successful in driving a wedge between mankind and God. Therefore, God vowed to send a high priest on the order of Melchizedek, who was a priest of the Most High God, a...
Red Flag Faith
by Nate Altom on April 27th, 2020
Day 1What is God drawing you toward this week in your process of discipleship? What has He been showing you lately?Remind yourself of the key point, or ideas that you took away from the sermon this week as you thought through the Take It Home section.Sermon Sentence: A true faith moves forward in it's understanding and discovery of God and His Kingdom.Memory Verse: Hebrews 4:16 “Let us then with...
Approaching His Throne
by Nate Altom on April 21st, 2020
Day 1: Our view of authorityPraise: Before or after the devotion, please take time to praise God for the things He’s doing in your life and the opportunity you have to engage with the weak, sick, injured, strayed and lost.Pray: Remember to pray and ask God to open your heart and eyes to His work. Rejoice in His provision for you and the opportunities we have to build His Kingdom. Ask God to g...
by Nate Altom on April 5th, 2020
DAY ONESermon Sentence: When we become complacent in our walk, we will start drifting.Scripture reading: Hebrews 3:12-14 In this scripture, we are told to encourage each other daily so that no heart is hardenedby sin’s deceitfulness. As I am writing this, our church service as we know it will becancelled for the next couple of weeks. We won’t hear the sound of music and praiseresonating from the w...
Jesus is Greater Than Moses
by Nate Altom on March 29th, 2020
Day 1Memory Verse: “Take care, brothers, lest there be in any of you an evil, unbelieving heart, leading you to fall away from the living God.” Hebrews 3:12Read Hebrews 3:1-6Imagine that you are an artist, and you put on an art show to which you invite me. I show up and spend hours looking at all of the artwork that you have made and the whole time talk nothing but about how great you are. That...
Why Jesus Only Works
by Nate Altom on March 22nd, 2020
Day 1Fear Gives Way to CrazinessSermon Sentence: To keep from drifting away, be reminded of who Jesus is. Memory Verse: “Take care, brothers, lest there be in any of you an evil, unbelieving heart, leading you to fall away from the living God.” Hebrews 3:12Key verses: I Kings 12:25-33Fear makes us do crazy things. Look around the world today. I go to Wal-Mart and the shelves are empty. Who knew t...
Jesus and Angels
by Nate Altom on March 8th, 2020
Day 1Jesus: The WordSermon Sentence: Jesus is greater than the angels.Memory Verse: “Take care, brothers, lest there be in any of you an evil, unbelieving heart, leading you to fall away from the living God.” Hebrews 3:12Key verses: John 1:1-14When we think about the nature and character of Jesus the Bible gives us many names and ideas to help us think about who He is. We know that Jesus is Go...
by Nate Altom on March 4th, 2020
Jesus Is…Day 1Sermon Sentence: When you understand who Jesus truly is, you understand why He claimed to be the only way to the Father.Memory Verse: “Take care, brothers, lest there be in any of you an evil, unbelieving heart, leading you to fall away from the living God.” Hebrews 3:12Read Hebrews 1:1-4The word, “better” appears in the book of Hebrews thirteen times. While most agree that the au...
by Nate Altom on January 19th, 2020
Day 1Read Matthew 13:10-17There are two types of sermons: ones that have had a lot of time and effort put into them, and those that were just thrown together. Most of the time, I think it is pretty easy to see which is which. Yesterday I went to Wal-Mart and they announced that they were giving away something for free and all that were interested were to meet in a section of the store. Someone ...
by Nate Altom on January 12th, 2020
Day 1First in LineKey verses: Acts 5:1-11Kids love to be first in line, but why? What is it about being first in line that appeals to kids? Granted it has the best view but it’s also the first into the unknown which many kids are hesitant about. Yet when you tell then to line up they will jockey for the first position. It is our nature, whether we acknowledge it or not, to desire control. Ki...
by Nate Altom on December 19th, 2019
Mighty GodDAY ONE - MIGHTY GODScripture reading: Isaiah 9:6-7Sermon Sentence: We can trust in the power of Jesus because His power is unmatched.“And the government will be on his shoulders.” Anyone who reigns over a country or province takes on the burden for the well being of its inhabitants. If there is a disaster or famine, the ruler is responsible for securing relief for the people of the ...
by Nate Altom on December 14th, 2019
Day 1: “Well, that guy is worse than me…” Praise: Take time before the devotion to praise God for the things He’s doing in your life and the opportunity you have to engage with the weak, sick, injured, strayed and lost. Pray: Remember to pray and ask God to open your heart and eyes to His work. Rejoice in his provision for you and the opportunities we have to build His Kingdom. Ask God to gui...
How To Get Wisdom
by Nate Altom on December 9th, 2019
Day 1: Wisdom as InheritanceSermon Sentence: Wisdom is the one thing that you should be praying for in every single aspect of your life.We will be reading the same section in Proverbs each day, but don’t get lazy and skip out on it. Really read it and start each day thinking about one part of this passage that stands out to you. You will notice different things on different days. Read Proverbs...
by Nate Altom on November 13th, 2019
Day 1The Call of AbrahamRead Genesis 12:1-5The Lord told Abram very clearly in his dream that he had to go. The Lord also made Abram several promises.1) I will make you a great Nation2) I will make you a great blessing3) I will bless those who bless you & curse those who curse you.4) All of the people of the Earth will be blessed through you.If the Lord came to you in a dream, would you believe it...