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

Kingdom of Priests, Holy Nation (April 12)

Kingdom of Priests, Holy Nation (April 12)

Writing to Christians, Peter used all of the ideas in Exodus 19:5,6: “You are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for his own possession, that you may proclaim the excellencies of him who called you . . . ” (1 Peter 2:9).

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Diligently Seeking God

The Excellence of His Majesty (April 12)

The Excellence of His Majesty (April 12)

Is the stupendous glory of God’s creation lost on us? Do we not have eyes to see? Are we not paying attention? If not, it’s imperative that we rise above the little worries of our lives. We must allow ourselves to be moved by the majesty of our God.

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Reaching Forward

Bereft (April 12)

Bereft (April 12)

To be without God in the world is a nightmare of loneliness to any honest person. But to be without Him in the next will be worse — worse than any earthly nightmare can know. “No one is so much alone in the universe as a denier of God” (Richter).

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Enthusiastic Ideas

Credibility (April 12)

Credibility (April 12)

A lifetime of painstaking effort to become trustworthy can be thrown away in a moment of carelessness, and once lost, credibility is extremely hard to regain. So if we want others to listen when we speak, let us tell the truth carefully and kindly!

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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.

Devotional Meditation - WordPoints

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.

Daily Devotional Books - WordPoints

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.

Devotion to God - WordPoints

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

Daily Family Bible Studies - WordPoints

Other Resources

Articles - Gary Henry - WordPoints


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

Sermon Outlines - Gary Henry - WordPoints


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

Lectures - Gary Henry - WordPoints


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

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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

If you like to give copies of our books to others, here is a quantity discount that will make them less expensive.

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