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Is it hard to find time to spend with God and grow your faith? The One Verse Devotional is a short, 5 minute-ish podcast where we grow deeper in our faith through just one verse a day, Monday through Friday. A practical and encouraging look at the Bible, now you can spend time with God whenever you…

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Stepping Away

Play Episode Listen Later Feb 28, 2021 11:45

This is the episode I never thought I'd be recording. After 5 years, 950 episodes, and 750,000 downloads, I am stepping away to take a break.  The One Verse Daily Devotional will still be available. I am keeping the podcast up. Feel free to go back and listen to past episodes at oneversedevotional.com

Talk is cheap | 1 John 3:18 | January 26

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 26, 2021 6:07

Love puts on its boots, and it goes to work.

Teaching Our Children The Bible | Deuteronomy 6:7 | January 25

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 25, 2021 6:42

Today's One Verse gives us a simple strategy on how we can teach our children about God.

My Refuge And Shield | Psalm 119:114 | January 24

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 24, 2021 3:38

We can place our future hope in God because He has always been faithful in the past.

Sweet To The Soul | Proverbs 16:24 | January 23

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 23, 2021 4:48

"Sticks and stones can break my bones, but words can never hurt me." Well, that's a lie! Let's be honest... Our words matter.

A Debt Of Love | Romans 13:8 | January 22

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 23, 2021 6:10

Because Jesus paid for our lives with His Love, now we all owe a debt of love to each other.

Carry Each Other's Burdens | Galatians 6:2 | January 21

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 21, 2021 5:10

A simple command: Carry each other's burdens. This is how the Church is supposed to live.

Freedom To Love | Galatians 5:13 | January 20

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 20, 2021 5:01

When you can choose anything... Choose to love.

God Is Not Done With You | Philippians 1:6 | January 19

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 19, 2021 4:14

You can be confident in this: God is not finished with you!

We are One | Galatians 3:28 | MLK Day | January 18

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 18, 2021 6:24

“Every genuine expression of love grows out of a consistent and total surrender to God.” -Martin Luther King, Jr. (Christmas sermon | Montgomery, Alabama, 1957)

Vindicated | Psalm 26:1 | January 17

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 17, 2021 5:03

Known as the “Man after God’s own heart”, David also made a lot of mistakes. Yet, in Psalm 26, he says that he has lived a blameless life. How? Because David understood the power of God’s Grace. And this grace is available to us.

Prosperity and Honor | Proverbs 21:21 | January 16

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 16, 2021 6:48

If you want to find life, prosperity, and honor, pursue these two things...

Living Hope | 1 Peter 1:3 | January 15

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 15, 2021 4:17

Your phrase for today: New birth into Living Hope

A Home With God | John 14:23 | January 13

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 14, 2021 4:37

God wants to make a home with you...

Children of God | John 1:12 | January 13

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 13, 2021 5:30

The more we understand that we are children of God, the more it means for our lives.

Let Your Light Shine | Matthew 5:16 | January 12

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 12, 2021 7:24

When we allow the Light of Jesus to shine through us, something amazing happens...

Walk In The Light | 1 John 1:7 | January 11

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 11, 2021 6:07

When we walk in the Light and become more like Jesus, two amazing things begin to happen...

One Thing I Ask | Psalm 27:4 | January 10

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 10, 2021 3:44

Today's One Verse is a beautiful psalm that we can adopt as a prayer for our lives.

Listen To Advice | Proverbs 19:20 | January 9

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 10, 2021 6:48

Advice and discipline. Two words that can bring you wisdom in 2021.

Give This Year To God | 1 Peter 1:15 | January 8

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 8, 2021 6:33

Will you give this year to God?

Trusting God | Exodus 16:4 | January 7

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 7, 2021 7:41

Will you trust God in 2021?

The Approval of People | Galatians 1:10 | January 6

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 6, 2021 5:51

Today's One Verse teaches us the quickest and easiest way to ruin 2021. If you want to have a great year, don't chase after this...

A Productive Life | Titus 3:14 | January 5

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 5, 2021 6:56

The Bible tells us exactly how we can live a productive life in 2021...

Prosperous And Successful | Joshua 1:8 | January 4

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 4, 2021 6:28

Do you want to be prosperous and successful in 2021? Of course you do! Today's One Verse tells us exactly how to do it.

Delight In God | Psalm 37:23 | January 3

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 3, 2021 5:00

How do grow in our relationship with God? Delight in Him.

Trust In The Lord | Proverbs 3:5 | January 2

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 2, 2021 4:56

Trust in God, and He promises to direct your path in 2021.

Do This First In 2021 | Matthew 6:33 | January 1

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 2021 7:21

We are looking at verses to get 2021 started off on the right foot. Today's One Verse teaches us what we should do first this year.

Jesus Means Salvation | Matthew 1:21 | December 17

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 17, 2020 5:27

She will give birth to a son, and you are to give him the name Jesus, because he will save his people from their sins. -Matthew 1:21

How Christmas Began | Matthew 1:18 | December 15

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 15, 2020 4:53

This is how the birth of Jesus the Messiah came about: His mother Mary was pledged to be married to Joseph, but before they came together, she was found to be pregnant through the Holy Spirit.  -Matthew 1:18

The Line of David | Psalm 89:4 | December 14

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 14, 2020 6:43

"I will establish your line forever and make your throne firm through all generations." -Psalm 89:4

Advent 2020 | Isaiah 7:14 | December 13

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 13, 2020 7:11

Welcome to Advent 2020, One Verse Devotional style! Get your free Christmas devotional!

Praising and Cursing | James 3:10 | December 8

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 8, 2020 5:54

"With the tongue we praise our Lord and Father, and with it we curse human beings, who have been made in God’s likeness. Out of the same mouth come praise and cursing. My brothers and sisters, this should not be." -James 3:9-10

Wonderful things | Isaiah 25:1 | December 7

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 7, 2020 6:54

Our God is worthy of praise. He has done wonderful things planned long ago.

Ambassadors of God | 2 Corinthians 5:20 | December 3

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 3, 2020 8:09

God has invited us to join Him in His restoration of the world. We are God’s ambassadors, living our lives “as though God were making his appeal through us.” (2 Corinthians 5:20)

God is not angry with you | 2 Corinthians 5:19 | November 18

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 18, 2020 6:03

There is only one thing I want you to hear today: God is NOT angry with you! He loves you and simply wants to have a relationship with you. He is not angry about your past. He is way more concerned with your future.

Restored Relationship | 2 Corinthians 5:18 | November 17

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2020 7:15

Salvation was God’s idea! God desired to restore the broken relationship that sin brought. Through Christ, we are reconciled back to God. Our relationship has been restored!

A New Creation | 2 Corinthians 5:17 | November 16

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2020 5:14

Great news! You can stop feeling guilty about your past. If you are a follower of Jesus, you are a new creation! (2 Cor. 5:17) God is more concerned with your future than your past.

In the Morning | Psalm 59:16 | November 15

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 15, 2020 5:20

"But I will sing of your strength, in the morning I will sing of your love; for you are my fortress, my refuge in times of trouble." Psalm 59:16

Others Above Yourself | Philippians 2:3 | November 13

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 13, 2020 4:35

Live like Jesus and value others above yourself! In the Gospels, Jesus taught us a different way: Put others first. Paul reminds us of that in Philippians 2:3. 

Give your anxiety to God | 1 Peter 5:7 | November 12

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 12, 2020 3:45

Stop feeling guilty for your anxiety. God cares enough about us that He doesn’t judge us. He tells us to give it to Him.

A Cheerful Giver | 2 Corinthians 9:7 | November 11

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 11, 2020 5:41

God loves a cheerful giver!

Weary in doing good | Galatians 6:9 | November 9

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 9, 2020 4:55

This is a season of doing good for family and others. It is a time of giving. Unfortunately, we can also become burned out when trying to do too much without taking care of ourselves. The Apostle Paul understood this. He encourages us in Galatians 6:9 that we do not become weary, tired, or worn out when doing good. Maybe you need to pause and take care of yourself.

My Fortress And Stronghold | Psalm 18:2 | November 8

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 8, 2020 5:01

God is our refuge, our salvation, and our stronghold. When life gets busy and filled with anxiety and worry, He is our Rock. If life feels crazy right now and you’re trying to do it all on your own, run to God and allow Him to be your protection.

Love God By Helping Others | Hebrews 6:10 | November 6

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 6, 2020 6:32

Let us show our love for God by the way we treat His children.

God is Sovereign | Daniel 4:17 | November 3

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 3, 2020 4:55

God is never surprised by the outcome of an election.

The Peace of God | Philippians 4:7 | November 2

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 2, 2020 7:20

Can anyone use a little peace today? The Peace of God is larger than life and transcends all understanding. If you let it, it will guard your hearts and minds

Take Refuge In Him | Psalm 18:30 | November 1

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 1, 2020 5:30

God will shield us and protect us when we’re weak. He is a loving and protecting Father. He is our refuge.

The Righteous Will Live By Faith | Romans 1:17 | October 31

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 31, 2020 6:22

"For in the gospel the righteousness of God is revealed—a righteousness that is by faith from first to last, just as it is written: “The righteous will live by faith.” Romans 1:17 This is the verse that changed Martin Luther's life.

Jesus Understands Our Weakness | Hebrews 4:15 | October 30

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 30, 2020 7:08

Jesus lived a perfect life, but he was also tempted. He understands our weaknesses and can even empathize with us. He isn’t upset with us. He understands, and He is here to help.

Through Wordless Groans | Romans 8:26 | October 29

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 29, 2020 5:51

If you don’t know how to pray, or you feel like your prayers are hitting the ceiling, take comfort in the fact the the Holy Spirit is praying to God FOR YOU on your behalf.

Do good to all people | Galatians 6:10 | October 28

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 28, 2020 5:46

Why are christians so cruel and hard on other christians? The Bible is very clear on this: Do good to all people, ESPECIALLY those within our church family. I think it’s time that we take Galatians 6:10 seriously!

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