Posts with the category “daily-devotions”

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Not Fair
January 26th, 2023
But it displeased Jonah exceedingly, and he was angry. And he prayed to the LORD and said, “O LORD, is not this what I said when I was yet in my country? That is why I made haste to flee to Tarshish; ...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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Message Received
January 25th, 2023
Jonah began to go into the city, going a day’s journey. And he called out, “Yet forty days, and Nineveh shall be overthrown!” And the people of Nineveh believed God. They called for a fast and put on ...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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For a Second Time
January 24th, 2023
Then the word of the LORD came to Jonah the second time, saying, “Arise, go to Nineveh, that great city, and call out against it the message that I tell you.” So Jonah arose and went to Nineveh, accor...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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Inside the Great Fish
January 23rd, 2023
Then Jonah prayed to the LORD his God from the belly of the fish, 2 saying, “I called out to the LORD, out of my distress, and he answered me; out of the belly of Sheol I cried, and you heard my voice...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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Overboard
January 22nd, 2023
And they said to one another, “Come, let us cast lots, that we may know on whose account this evil has come upon us.” So they cast lots, and the lot fell on Jonah. Then they said to him, “Tell us on w...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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Heeding God’s Call
January 21st, 2023
Now the word of the LORD came to Jonah the son of Amittai, saying, “Arise, go to Nineveh, that great city, and call out against it, for their evil has come up before me.” But Jonah rose to flee to Tar...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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Restoration
January 20th, 2023
Those of the Negeb shall possess Mount Esau, and those of the Shephelah shall possess the land of the Philistines; they shall possess the land of Ephraim and the land of Samaria, and Benjamin shall po...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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House of Fire
January 19th, 2023
Those of the Negeb shall possess Mount Esau, and those of the Shephelah shall possess the land of the Philistines; they shall possess the land of Ephraim and the land of Samaria, and Benjamin shall po...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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Standing Aloof
January 18th, 2023
Because of the violence done to your brother Jacob, shame shall cover you, and you shall be cut off forever. On the day that you stood aloof, on the day that strangers carried off his wealth and forei...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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Displaced
January 17th, 2023
If thieves came to you, if plunderers came by night—how you have been destroyed!—would they not steal only enough for themselves? If grape gatherers came to you, would they not leave gleanings? How Es...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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Humiliation
January 16th, 2023
Thus says the Lord GOD concerning Edom: We have heard a report from the LORD, and a messenger has been sent among the nations: “Rise up! Let us rise against her for battle!” Behold, I will make you sm...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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A Vision
January 15th, 2023
The vision of Obadiah.Obadiah 1a+A VisionObadiah, the author of the shortest book in the Old Testament, wrote most likely sometime soon after the armies of Babylon had destroyed Jerusalem in 586 B.C. ...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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A Word of Hope
January 14th, 2023
“In that day I will raise up the booth of David that is fallen and repair its breaches, and raise up its ruins and rebuild it as in the days of old, that they may possess the remnant of Edom and all t...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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A Final Vision
January 13th, 2023
I saw the Lord standing beside the altar, and he said: “Strike the capitals until the thresholds shake, and shatter them on the heads of all the people; and those who are left of them I will kill with...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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Summer Fruit
January 12th, 2023
This is what the Lord GOD showed me: behold, a basket of summer fruit. And he said, “Amos, what do you see?” And I said, “A basket of summer fruit.” Then the LORD said to me, “The end has come upon my...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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Amaziah
January 11th, 2023
Then Amaziah the priest of Bethel sent to Jeroboam king of Israel, saying, “Amos has conspired against you in the midst of the house of Israel. The land is not able to bear all his words. For thus Amo...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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A Plumb Line
January 10th, 2023
This is what he showed me: behold, the Lord was standing beside a wall built with a plumb line, with a plumb line in his hand. And the LORD said to me, “Amos, what do you see?” And I said, “A plumb li...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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Visions of Fire
January 9th, 2023
This is what the Lord GOD showed me: behold, the Lord GOD was calling for a judgment by fire, and it devoured the great deep and was eating up the land. 5 Then I said, “O Lord GOD, please cease! How c...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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From Depths of Woe
January 8th, 2023
This is what the Lord GOD showed me: behold, he was forming locusts when the latter growth was just beginning to sprout, and behold, it was the latter growth after the king’s mowings. When they had fi...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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The Pride of the People
January 7th, 2023
The Lord GOD has sworn by himself, declares the LORD, the God of hosts: “I abhor the pride of Jacob and hate his strongholds, and I will deliver up the city and all that is in it.” And if ten men rema...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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The Secure and the Complacent
January 6th, 2023
“Woe to those who are at ease in Zion, and to those who feel secure on the mountain of Samaria, the notable men of the first of the nations, to whom the house of Israel comes! Pass over to Calneh, and...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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A Matter of Faith
January 5th, 2023
I hate, I despise your feasts, and I take no delight in your solemn assemblies. Even though you offer me your burnt offerings and grain offerings, I will not accept them; and the peace offerings of yo...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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The Day of the Lord
January 4th, 2023
Woe to you who desire the day of the LORD! Why would you have the day of the LORD? It is darkness, and not light, as if a man fled from a lion, and a bear met him, or went into the house and leaned hi...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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Seek God
January 3rd, 2023
For thus says the LORD to the house of Israel: “Seek me and live; but do not seek Bethel, and do not enter into Gilgal or cross over to Beersheba; for Gilgal shall surely go into exile, and Bethel sha...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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Lamentation
January 2nd, 2023
Hear this word that I take up over you in lamentation, O house of Israel: “Fallen, no more to rise, is the virgin Israel; forsaken on her land, with none to raise her up.” For thus says the Lord GOD: ...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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Responding to God
January 1st, 2023
I gave you cleanness of teeth in all your cities, and lack of bread in all your places, yet you did not return to me,” declares the LORD. “I also withheld the rain from you when there were yet three m...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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God’s True Church
December 31st, 2022
Come to Bethel, and transgress; to Gilgal, and multiply transgression; bring your sacrifices every morning, your tithes every three days; offer a sacrifice of thanksgiving of that which is leavened, a...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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The Days are Coming
December 30th, 2022
Hear this word, you cows of Bashan, who are on the mountain of Samaria, who oppress the poor, who crush the needy, who say to your husbands, ‘Bring, that we may drink!’ The Lord GOD has sworn by his h...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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A Shepherd’s Rescue
December 29th, 2022
Proclaim to the strongholds in Ashdod and to the strongholds in the land of Egypt, and say, “Assemble yourselves on the mountains of Samaria, and see the great tumults within her, and the oppressed in...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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Prophecy Revealed
December 28th, 2022
“Do two walk together, unless they have agreed to meet? Does a lion roar in the forest, when he has no prey? Does a young lion cry out from his den, if he has taken nothing? Does a bird fall in a snar...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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God’s Israel
December 27th, 2022
Hear this word that the LORD has spoken against you, O people of Israel, against the whole family that I brought up out of the land of Egypt: “You only have I known of all the families of the earth; t...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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God’s Mighty Works
December 26th, 2022
Thus says the LORD: “For three transgressions of Israel, and for four, I will not revoke the punishment, because they sell the righteous for silver, and the needy for a pair of sandals— those who tram...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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The Truth
December 25th, 2022
Thus says the LORD: “For three transgressions of Judah, and for four, I will not revoke the punishment, because they have rejected the law of the LORD, and have not kept his statutes, but their lies h...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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A Jealous God
December 24th, 2022
Thus says the LORD: “For three transgressions of Moab, and for four, I will not revoke the punishment, because he burned to lime the bones of the king of Edom. So I will send a fire upon Moab, and it ...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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The Lord Sanctifies
December 23rd, 2022
Thus says the LORD: “For three transgressions of the Ammonites, and for four, I will not revoke the punishment, because they have ripped open pregnant women in Gilead, that they might enlarge their bo...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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A Brother’s Love
December 22nd, 2022
Thus says the LORD: “For three transgressions of Edom, and for four, I will not revoke the punishment, because he pursued his brother with the sword and cast off all pity, and his anger tore perpetual...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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A Covenant of Brotherhood
December 21st, 2022
Thus says the LORD: “For three transgressions of Tyre, and for four, I will not revoke the punishment, because they delivered up a whole people to Edom, and did not remember the covenant of brotherhoo...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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The Consequence of Our Sin
December 20th, 2022
Thus says the LORD: “For three transgressions of Gaza, and for four, I will not revoke the punishment, because they carried into exile a whole people to deliver them up to Edom. So I will send a fire ...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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Just Judgement
December 19th, 2022
Thus says the LORD: “For three transgressions of Damascus, and for four, I will not revoke the punishment, because they have threshed Gilead with threshing sledges of iron. So I will send a fire upon ...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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The Voice of a Shepherd
December 18th, 2022
 The words of Amos, who was among the shepherds of Tekoa, which he saw concerning Israel in the days of Uzziah king of Judah and in the days of Jeroboam the son of Joash, king of Israel, two years bef...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg