A Daily Purpose

Bible Study & Devotional (January 5, 2021)

Guiding Scripture: Luke 2:12 “This will be a sign to you: You will find a baby wrapped in cloths and lying in a manger.”

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Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Matthew 11:28

He turned to me and heard my cry.  Psalm 40:1b

Righteousness is given through faith in Jesus Christ to all who believe. Romans 3:22

I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me. John 14:6

Salvation of the righteous comes from the Lord; he is their stronghold in time of trouble. Psalm 37:39

Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways…Proverbs 3:5-6

My help comes from the Lordthe Creator of heaven and earth.  Psalm 121:2

Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.

Sovereign Lord, you have begun to show to your servant your greatness and your strong hand.                           

     For what god is there in heaven or on earth that can do the deeds and mighty works you do?  Deut. 3:24

 


This devotional was submitted by Diana L.W. Coleman, a loving contributor to Our Given Purpose. Edited by Torrie Slaughter the founder of Our Given Purpose® in the Commonwealth of Virginia.


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Tuesday, January 5, 2021

Genesis 11:1-13:4, Matthew 5:1-26, Psalm 5:1-12, Proverbs 1:24-28

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1 thought on “A Daily Purpose

  1. Psalm 5:3-8 was my ‘God shot’ for today’s reading. After the genealogy accounts in Genesis chapters 5, 10, and 11, I am encouraged to know that our sovereign God keeps His promise. Thus far, our Lord has commanded humanity to be fruitful and multiply twice (Gen. 1:28, Gen 9:1). Each time the decision to seize autonomy from God and do things in their strength.

    In Genesis 11:4, we watch the human desire to promote worldly unity by making a name for themselves and staying together. God judges their disobedience by confusing the languages and halting apostasy(Gen 11:7). Abram, a righteous man before God, called to fulfill fruitful multiplication by trusting in the divine Holy Creator.

    How do we stay on God’s path? By worshiping and praying for our Lord to lead. He can make His will plain to us so that we are not easily confused or swayed by every wind of doctrine.

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