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Sunday: 7:30 a.m. • 9:00 a.m. • 10:30 a.m.
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WELS Daily Devotions

All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness,  so that the servant of God may be thoroughly equipped for every good work. 2 Timothy 3:16-17

 

It’s All About Love – September 26, 2017

Let no debt remain outstanding, except the continuing debt to love one another, for he who loves his fellowman has fulfilled the law. The commandments, “Do not commit adultery,” “Do not murder,” “Do not steal,” “Do not covet,” and whatever other commandment there may be, are summed up in this one rule: “Love your neighbor…

Looking for A Win – September 25, 2017

“If your brother sins against you, go and show him his fault, just between the two of you. If he listens to you, you have won your brother over.” Matthew 18:15 Looking for A Win Daily Devotion – September 25, 2017 Devotion based on Matthew 18:15 http://wels2.blob.core.windows.net/daily-devotions/20170925dev.mp3 See series: Devotions We live in a culture…

A Clean Break – September 24, 2017

Large crowds were traveling along with Jesus, and turning to them he said, “If anyone comes to me and does not hate his father and mother, his wife and children, his brothers and sisters—yes, even his own life—he cannot be my disciple.” Luke 14:25-26 A Clean Break Daily Devotion – September 24, 2017 Devotion based…

The Question – September 23, 2017

Formerly he was useless…, but now he has become useful. Philemon 1:11 The Question Daily Devotion – September 23, 2017 Devotion based on Philemon 1:11 http://wels2.blob.core.windows.net/daily-devotions/20170923dev.mp3 See series: Devotions Author John Gardner tells of a pleasant, elderly man he used to know. As pleasant as this elderly man was, however, he loved to ask a…

Out of Our Mouths – September 22, 2017

Do not let any unwholesome talk come out of your mouths, but only what is helpful for building others up according to their needs, that it may benefit those who listen. Ephesians 4:29 Out of Our Mouths Daily Devotion – September 22, 2017 Devotion based on Ephesians 4:29 http://wels2.blob.core.windows.net/daily-devotions/20170922dev.mp3 See series: Devotions The trip to…

Slam the Door on Satan – September 21, 2017

“In your anger do not sin”: Do not let the sun go down while you are still angry, and do not give the devil a foothold. Ephesians 4:26-27 Slam the Door on Satan Daily Devotion – September 21, 2017 Devotion based on Ephesians 4:26-27 http://wels2.blob.core.windows.net/daily-devotions/20170921dev.mp3 See series: Devotions When it is said that someone has…

Words for a Struggling Servant – September 20, 2017

15You understand, O LORD; remember me and care for me. Avenge me on my persecutors. You are long-suffering—do not take me away; think of how I suffer reproach for your sake. 16When your words came, I ate them; they were my joy and my heart’s delight, for I bear your name, O LORD God Almighty….

A Living Sacrifice – September 19, 2017

Therefore, I urge you, brothers, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as living sacrifices, holy and pleasing to God—this is your spiritual act of worship. Do not conform any longer to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Romans 12:1-2 A Living Sacrifice Daily Devotion…

The Value of Your Soul – September 18, 2017

“What good will it be for a man if he gains the whole world, yet forfeits his soul? Or what can a man give in exchange for his soul?” Matthew 16:26 The Value of Your Soul Daily Devotion – September 18, 2017 Devotion based on Matthew 16:26 http://wels2.blob.core.windows.net/daily-devotions/20170918dev.mp3 See series: Devotions The status quo is…

A Different Perspective – September 17, 2017

“For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted.” Luke 14:11 A Different Perspective Daily Devotion – September 17, 2017 Devotion based on Luke 14:11 http://wels2.blob.core.windows.net/daily-devotions/20170917dev.mp3 See series: Devotions “Go on, you deserve the credit. Let people know what you did!” These were Diane’s words to her co-worker….

The Savior Has Noticed You – September 16, 2017

Do not exalt yourself in the king’s presence, and do not claim a place among great men; it is better for him to say to you, “Come up here,” then for him to humiliate you before a nobleman. Proverbs 25:6-7 The Savior Has Noticed You Daily Devotion – September 16, 2017 Devotion based on Proverbs…

A Humble Reminder – September 15, 2017

Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love. Ephesians 4:2 A Humble Reminder Daily Devotion – September 15, 2017 Devotion based on Ephesians 4:2 http://wels2.blob.core.windows.net/daily-devotions/20170915dev.mp3 See series: Devotions Professional football player Alfred Morris made headlines for the kind of car he drove. Many professional athletes have the financial means to…

Saved by Grace – September 14, 2017

For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith—and this not from yourselves, it is the gift of God—not by works, so that no one can boast. Ephesians 2:8-9 Saved by Grace Daily Devotion – September 14, 2017 Devotion based on Ephesians 2:8-9 http://wels2.blob.core.windows.net/daily-devotions/20170914dev.mp3 See series: Devotions In some parts of the world…

Unsearchable – September 12, 2017

Oh, the depth of the riches of the wisdom and knowledge of God. How unsearchable his judgments, and his paths beyond tracing out. Romans 11:33 Unsearchable Daily Devotion – September 12, 2017 Devotion based on Romans 11:33 http://wels2.blob.core.windows.net/daily-devotions/20170912dev.mp3 See series: Devotions Consider this. A stack of one hundred 1 dollar bills is a little less…

Good, Better, Best – September 11, 2017

When Jesus came to the region of Caesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples, “Who do people say the Son of Man is?” They replied, “Some say John the Baptist; others say Elijah; and still others Jeremiah or one of the prophets.” “But what about you?” he asked. “Who do you say I am?” Simon Peter…

Heaven’s Door is Open – September 10, 2017

And I, because of their actions and their imaginations, am about to come and gather all nations and tongues, and they will come and see my glory. I will set a sign among them, and I will send some of those who survive to the nations—to Tarshish, to the Libyans and Lydians (famous as archers),…

Every Spiritual Blessing – September 7, 2017

Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in the heavenly realms with every spiritual blessing in Christ. Ephesians 1:3 Every Spiritual Blessing Daily Devotion – September 7, 2017 Devotion based on Ephesians 1:3 http://wels2.blob.core.windows.net/daily-devotions/20170907dev.mp3 See series: Devotions In today’s Bible verse, the apostle Paul tells the…