Use our Christian daily devotional books and Bible study resources to learn greater devotion to God

Is devotion to God your primary passion in life? Our daily devotionals and Bible studies are designed to help you pursue this important spiritual goal. More than mere fluff, our books are "devotional books with a difference." If you're ready to grow, we're here to support you.

The WordPoints Daybook Series provides daily devotional meditations, while our growing collection of Bible study tools will give you guidance in exploring the Scriptures. The WordPoints blog and podcast will challenge your thinking on a variety of religious topics.

I sincerely hope you'll join me on this journey! As you use the WordPoints website, feel free to share your insights or questions with me. I'd love to help you in your Christian daily devotion. -- Gary Henry ([email protected])

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The Desperate Desire for Deliverance (June 23)

The gospel means little to so many because so few have passed through any dark night of the soul that would enable them to appreciate the light. So few love God because so few have any depth of gratitude for forgiveness, never having desperately desired deliverance.

All the Sweeter (June 23)

Whatever ease and pleasure may be ours here, that should only whet our appetites for the real joys to come. And whatever difficulty or pain we may have to deal with while "on the job," that should only increase our capacity to enjoy "quittin' time."

Inclusiveness (June 23)

There is a tendency for us to limit our contacts to individuals within a narrow profile, but if we would make an honest effort to be more inclusive, the results would surprise us pleasantly. With human beings, inclusiveness is hard, but it's worth it.

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The Christ of the Cross

We do not think about the death of Christ as much as we should -- or emphasize it adequately in our preaching. But truly, the cross is the heart of the gospel. The gospel of Christ is nothing less than the "word of the cross" (1 Cor. 1:17,18).

I Always Sit at the Bar

In a restaurant today, I believe Jesus would not sit in a booth surrounded by His pious peers. Knowing that He could talk to His friends later, He would sit at the bar by Himself and meet some strangers. Outside the bubble of His family and religious friends, He would have some significant conversations.

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