HLM Daily Devotionals Archive
The lamb's blood would be the only path to salvation - without it, their firstborn would die, along with those of the Egyptians.
God intentionally placed the Israelites in a situation where they had no choice but to depend completely on a supernatural miracle from Him.
According to Jewish tradition, four-fifths of the Israelites did not leave Egypt. They weren't ready to step out in faith and follow God . . .
Giving gratitude is a practice of the senses and a reminder that we need to be sensitive to all the different ways that God has blessed us.
When we are poor and hungry, it's easier to have a natural and complete reliance upon God. But when we are full, it's all too common to forget about God.
Our goal is that the entire world will joyfully recognize God - not that they will be oppressed, repressed, and depressed.
"We don't rely on miracles" means that we acknowledge the miracles in our lives and realize that they are God-given gifts.
Fire burns away sin. Water cleanses the soul. Together, they create a more righteous individual.
God wants to have a relationship with us. Sometimes, a drought is His way of calling our attention to Him.
By studying . . . stories of faithfulness and meditating upon them, our own faith is strengthened.
Just as we need to work on our bodies to get in shape, God will cause us to work hard so that He can shape our souls.
We can't know what tomorrow will bring, but God does, and He is already preparing the way for us.
David was a man of kindness. He served King Saul and others with a whole heart. On that merit, he prayed that God would save him.
Throughout history God has punished those who oppress Israel. Why do nations continue to provoke Him?
The worst kind of darkness in the world is the kind where "No one could see anyone else." It's the kind of darkness that blinds us to the people around us.
Whenever possible, we should try to preserve the person, but change their actions.
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