Antioch Devotionals- May 25-29
on May 26th, 2020
MONDAY, MAY 25TH John 15:13 (ESV)The Gift of Self-Sacrifice by Shawn Hammontree“Greater love has no one than this that someone lay down his life for his friends.” John 15:13Memorial Day, it is a day of remembrance. It is a day where we pause and honor all those who have given their lives for our freedom. Some gave their lives on the battlefield, while others died of diseases while serving. Each ...
Antioch Devotionals- May 18-22
on May 18th, 2020
MONDAY, MAY 18TH John 5:28-29 (NKJV)The Voice of Reason by Chris Blacksmith“Do not marvel at this; for the hour is coming in which all who are in the graves will hear His voice, and come forth-those who have done good, to the resurrection of life, and those who have done evil, to the resurrection of condemnation.” John 5:28-29My first grade year of school was rather traumatic for my parents especi...
Antioch Devotionals- May 11-15
on May 11th, 2020
MONDAY, MAY 11TH Romans 8:35-39 (NKJV)Struggle Well by Chris Blacksmith “Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? Shall tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or peril, or sword? As it is written: ‘for your sakes we are killed all day long; we are accounted as sheep for the slaughter.’ Yet in all these things we are more than conquerors through Him who loved us. ...
Antioch Devotionals- May 4-8
on May 4th, 2020
MONDAY, MAY 4TH Philippians 4:13 & John 15:5 (CSB)By Pete Southall“I can do all this through Him who gives me strength.” Philippians 4:13“I am the vine; you are the branches. If you remain in me and I in you, you will bear much fruit; apart from me you can do nothing.” John 15:5This week, I sat in a meeting, where, in the midst of all the training was the obligatory hour-and-a-half "back to the ba...
Antioch Devotionals- April 27-May 1
on April 27th, 2020
MONDAY, APRIL 27TH Ephesians 2:8-10 (NIV)By Cindy Beckman“For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith—and this is not from yourselves, it is a gift of God—not of works, so that no one can boast. For we are God’s handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do.” Ephesians 2:8-10Most high school world history courses introduce students to th...
Antioch Devotionals- April 20-25
on April 21st, 2020
MONDAY, APRIL 20TH John 21:15-17, 19Lessons from a Failure by Shawn Hammontree“Jesus said to Simon Peter, “Simon, son of John, do you love me more than these?” He said to him, “Yes, Lord; you know that I love you.” He said to him, “Feed my lambs.” He said to him a second time, “Simon, son of John, do you love me?” He said to him, “Yes, Lord; you know that I love you.” He said to him, “Tend my sh...
Antioch Devotionals- April 13-18
on April 13th, 2020
MONDAY, APRIL13TH Jude 1:3 (NIV) Contend For The Faith by Chris Blacksmith “Dear friends, although I was very eager to write to you about the salvation we share, I felt compelled to write and urge you to contend for the faith that was once for all entrusted to God’s holy people.” Jude 1:3In 2016 the American Cancer Society reported an estimated 15.5 million cancer survivors in the U.S. Undoubtedly...
Antioch Devotionals-April 6-10
on April 6th, 2020
MONDAY, APRIL 6TH Mark 14:22 (AMP) Take As Directed by Kerry Stitch
Antioch Devotionals- March 30-April 3
on March 31st, 2020
MONDAY, MARCH 30TH Ephesians 2:10 (ESV)Golden Opportunities by Chris Blacksmith“For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, whichGod prepared beforehand, that we should walk in them.” Ephesians 2:10I’m always amazed at how people rally around each other in the midst ofadversity. I witnessed this first hand during the Oakland Firestorm of 1991;a fire that destroyed approxima...
Antioch Devotionals- March 23-27
on March 23rd, 2020
MONDAY, MARCH 23RD Luke 5:18-19By: Terri Smith“Then behold, men brought on a bed a man who was paralyzed, whom they sought to bring in and lay before Him. And when they could not find how they could bring him in, because of the crowd, they went up on the housetop and let him down with his bed through the roof into the midst before Jesus.” I’m not sure I have ever thought of friendship in the same...
Antioch Devotionals- March 16-20
on March 17th, 2020
MONDAY, MARCH 16TH Matthew 7:24Wisdom in Obedience by Paula McKee“Therefore everyone who hears these words of mine and puts them into practice is like a wise man who built his house on the rock.” Matthew 7:24Did you wear your new red, hand-knitted poncho to school on a 97 degree day just because your Great Aunt Ailsey sent it to you in the mail? I did...when I was six! I learned to listen to the ...
Antioch Devotionals- March 9-13
on March 10th, 2020
MONDAY, MARCH 9TH Romans 14:12By Shawn Hammontree“So then, each of us will give an account of ourselves to God.” Romans 4:12“I don’t believe in God.”“I don’t need God.”“God is simply a crutch for weak people.”I have heard all these statements, and many others, from average, ordinary American people over the years in my ministry. In fact, the probability of hearing this has gone up exponentially i...