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

Entrance Into the Eternal Kingdom (November 30)

Entrance Into the Eternal Kingdom (November 30)

God will help us, obviously, but the process of renovating our character cannot take place without our active engagement and obedience. We must not only be willing to have our imperfections removed; we must exert ourselves in that direction.

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Diligently Seeking God

The Cost of Things Worth Having (November 30)

The Cost of Things Worth Having (November 30)

If investments in our spiritual lives don’t require us to give up anything of real value to us, they aren’t really investments and the results won’t be worth very much. In the end, God’s value to us will be indicated by what we’ve exchanged for Him.

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Reaching Forward

Increasing in Strength (November 30)

Increasing in Strength (November 30)

Even when the spirit is full of strong love, the flesh is often too weak to carry out the will of the spirit. It needs to be trained. So we have to build into our daily lives a training regimen that progressively makes the flesh our servant.

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Enthusiastic Ideas

Rights (November 30)

Rights (November 30)

Regardless of public laws, how am I treating the people I actually come in contact with? If those who interact with me know I will bend over backwards to respect their rights and defend them against injustice, I will have given them a great gift.

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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


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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