Resources for the Devout Life

Christian daily devotional books and Bible study tools from WordPoints. Daily meditations by Gary Henry, encouraging growth in devotion to God.

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Meditations for Daily Growth

Obeying the Gospel

Reverence vs. Pick and Choose (August 17)

Reverence vs. Pick and Choose (August 17)

The idea that God has the right to govern everything about us is hard for us to swallow. But if God is indeed our Creator, we are not free to sit in judgment on His laws. The truth must be embraced and acted upon. Not just some of it, but all of it.

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Diligently Seeking God

Zerrissenheit (August 17)

Zerrissenheit (August 17)

God is lovingly concerned about our brokenness. He knows we are “weary and scattered, like sheep having no shepherd.” At great cost, He has made it possible for us to seek Him, find Him, and find in Him every bit of the wholeness we have lost.

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Reaching Forward

When We Think All Is Lost (August 17)

When We Think All Is Lost (August 17)

Hopelessness is a problem of perspective. It comes from not seeing the larger reality that always surrounds the small set of circumstances in which we may have lost something. There is always a larger battle going on that may be won.

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Enthusiastic Ideas

Empathy (August 17)

Empathy (August 17)

Almost always, “whether we understand” should be dealt with before we turn our attention to “whether we’re being understood.” In the matter of understanding and empathy, there really is a sense in which it is more blessed to give than to receive.

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Challenging Every Person to Take God More Seriously

Is devotion to God your primary passion? Our daily devotionals and Bible studies are designed to help you pursue this goal. More than mere fluff, our readings are “devotionals with a difference.” If you’re ready to reach toward spiritual growth, we’re here to support you.

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Devotional Meditation

Rather than thinking about God casually, meditation is a deep pondering of His truth. When we meditate devotionally, the facts about God are given more than a “passing glance.” We think about them intently and lovingly so their meaning can truly sink in.

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Daily Devotional Books

Unfortunately, many of the best-selling devotionals are popular not because they produce greater devotion to God but because they give the reader a sugary “high.” They aim to make the reader feel better, but they do little to stimulate significant spiritual growth.

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Devotion to God

Devotional strength must be built up by constant, disciplined practice over time. Paul reminded his young friend Timothy of this when he said, “Meditate on these things; give yourself entirely to them, that your progress may be evident to all” (1 Timothy 4:15).

Themes for Families to Talk About

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Other Resources

Articles - Gary Henry - WordPoints

Articles

Short essays by Gary Henry from various published sources over the years. Many different topics.

Sermon Outlines - Gary Henry - WordPoints

Sermons

Sermon outlines are not just for preachers. These outlines make for good personal Bible studies.

Lectures - Gary Henry - WordPoints

Lectures

These are lectures delivered by Gary Henry in environments that are somewhat more “academic.”

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WordPoints Mobile App

This handy app is free and makes it easy to read WordPoints content on your mobile device.

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Free PDF Downloads

Much of the material on WordPoints is available in the form of printable PDF documents. Downloads are free.

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Bulk Discount on WordPoints Books

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