Devotions With Daryl
Episode #788 Bible Study 74 The Dividing Prophet
Followers of Jesus are to live expectantly, faithfully, and compassionately as they await His return and His coming kingdom.
Jesus promised that one day He will return to usher in the fullness of God's kingdom. Until that day, Jesus instructed His followers to make the most of their time, living as His ambassadors, telling others how they too can be part of the coming kingdom.
Because we have come to know the exceeding value of God's kingdom, we urgently proclaim the gospel to the world so that others might be brought into the kingdom as...
Episode #787 Kingdom Work
Episode #786 This Little Light of Mine
This Little Light of Mine
2 Corinthians 3:6
Episode #785 Avoiding Judgement
Episode #784 Smokescreens
Episode #783 The Message of the Cross
The Message of the Cross
Episode #782 Hypocrites
Episode #781 Bible Study 73 The Denouncing Prophet
Jesus denounces religion that does not express the heart of God. Jesus denounced the religious leaders for practicing heartless religion and for believing that their external conduct made them right with God. When we trust in Jesus, we are made right with God, and He changes our hearts so that we can love and obey Him.
Because we now, in Christ, have the capacity to love God, we seek to demonstrate our love for Him through obedience, demonstrating true religion before a watching world.
Episode #780 Biblical Authority
Episode #779 Peace
Episode #778 The Greatest Commandment
The Greatest Commandment
Episode #777 RSVP
This episode discusses the importance of responding to invitations.
Episode #776 Obedience
This episode discusses the importance of pursuing a relationship with Jesus first and then being obedient to His commands.
This episode discusses the source of confidence for us today.
Episode #774 Bible Study 72- The Provocative Prophet
In HIs responses to the challenges of the religious leaders, Jesus demonstrated His wisdom, authority and mastery of the Scripture.
The religious leaders questioned Jesus to trap Him in HIs words, but each time, Jesus answered them from the authority of God's Word, and they could not respond. Jesus is the Word of God who came to reveal God perfectly to us. He has all authority in heaven and on earth.
Because we have experienced God's kindness to us in salvation through Jesus, we live under the Word of God's authority in all areas of...
Episode #773 Rescue
This episode discusses how Jesus came to rescue us from the greatest tragedy of all, our own sin!
Episode #772 Daily Thanks!
1 Chronicles 23:29-30
This episode discusses the importance of giving thanks to God every day of our lives.
Episode #771 Deeper Understanding
This episode discusses how trusting in God that His Word is trues helps us to develop a must stronger bond of Trust with God.
Episode #770 Promises Kept
This episode discusses the promises in the Bible and how God always honors His word.
Episode #769 Calling on God!
Calling on God
This episode discusses the importance of asking for God's help in our daily lives.
Episode #768 False Expectations
This episode discusses the issues we experience when we cannot understand what someone else is saying to us.
Episode #767 Bible Study 71 -The Celebrated Prophet
The Celebrated Prophet
Jesus's entry into Jerusalem further revealed that He is the Messiah, the true King of Israel worthy of the people's praise.
When Jesus entered Jerusalem on a donkey, He fulfilled Old Testament prophecies about the coming Messiah and proclaimed He is the One who fulfilled them. The people praised Jesus but for the wrong reasons, thinking He had come to free them from Rome. Jesus did not come to free people from the tyranny of a worldly power but rather from the power of sin and death.
Episode 766 Sharing with Others
Sharing with Others
2 Corinthians 4:5-6
This episode discusses the importance of sharing the loving gospel message that we have received with others so that that also might enjoy a relationship with Jesus Christ.
Episode #765 God is Upside Down?
God is Upside Down?
This episode discusses how the kingdom of God will be filled with the unexpected such as the first being last and the last being first.
Episode #764 Marco Polo
2 Corinthians 4:3-4
This episode explores spiritual blindness and how as Christians we should be sensitive to those impacted by it.
Episode #763 The Best Friend Ever!
The Best Friend Ever!
This episode discusses how Jesus showed human emotions as he faced the rejection of others.
Episode #762 The Christian Uniform
The Christian Uniform
This episode discusses the uniform that God provides all Christians in order to wage war with Satan.
Episode #761 The Invisible Enemy
The Invisible Enemy
I really wanted to name this episode "Go God! Beat the Devil!
Even though I wholeheartedly agree with the sentiment this episode is really about preparing to wage war against the Devil.
Episode #760 Bible Study 71 Jesus is the Truth
Jesus is the Truth
2 Corinthians 4
1 John 2
Believers are to have nothing to do with the evil powers of the world and their fruit hope in the things of the world while also opposing God through the world's evil systems. Jesus came so that the eyes of the blind might be opened to the truth. All who trust in Him find true hope in God's kingdom.
Because the world is opposed to God, we stand against the world's evil systems, rejecting anything that is contrary to God's truth and...
Episode #759 Substitution
This episode discusses how Jesus served as a substitute sacrifice for our sins.
Episode #758 The Narrow Door
The Narrow Door
This episode discusses how Jesus is the only way to Almighty God.
Episode #757 The Same Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow!
The Same Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow
This episode discusses how Almighty God never changes and is always consistent.
Episode #756 Changing Grief Into Joy
Changing Grief Into Joy
This episode discusses how Jesus turned the grief in the death of Lazarus into joy.
Episode #755 Steps Toward Faith
Steps Toward Faith
This episode discusses the importance of stepping away from our problems toward Jesus who can help us through any situation.
Episode #754 The Consequences of Sin
Consequences of Sin
This episode discusses the great gift that Jesus brings to everyone. Eternal life which overcomes death.
Episode #753 Bible Study 70- Jesus is the Life
Jesus is the Life
IN the raising of Lazarus, Jesus revealed that He has power over life and death, both physically and spiritually. When Jesus raised Lazarus from the dead. He showed that He has power over death. Jesus said, "I am the resurrection and the life." Because Jesus died on the cross and rose from the dead, we have full assurance that Jesus has defeated death forever and will one day resurrect us from the dead.
Because we have been given eternal life in Christ, we glorify God always, even in...
Episode #752 Finding Hope in a Dire Circumstance
Finding Hope in a Dire Circumstance
This episode discusses how Jesus not only delivered a stern warning of the consequences of sin, but also managed to provide hope within the warning.
Episode #751 God is in Control
God is in Control
This episode discusses God and his power and authority over the universe.
Episode #750 Determination
This episode discusses Jesus example of sticking to the task not matter what difficulties might arise.
Episode #749 Spiritual Conditioning
This episode discusses how we are the only one responsible for our spiritual condition.