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

The Fallacy of Original Sin (June 21)

The Fallacy of Original Sin (June 21)

To say, as Calvinism does, that even as infants we are guilty of Adam’s sin — and are in a lost spiritual condition because of what Adam did — is to make a cruel joke out of Ezekiel’s statement, “The wickedness of the wicked shall be upon himself.”

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Diligently Seeking God

The Poverty of Our Faith (June 21)

The Poverty of Our Faith (June 21)

We don’t have the spiritual vision to see any more than the smallest fraction of God’s power; so we see very little of what could be ours if we truly sought Him. For the benefit of our praying, the “eyes” of our understanding need to be enlightened.

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Reaching Forward

There Is No Love Without Sorrow (June 21)

There Is No Love Without Sorrow (June 21)

Is love’s pain to be avoided? I know not what choice others may make, but I shall continue to keep my heart open to love. Even at the bitter end of love’s sweetness, there is no grief great enough to keep me from the clear, pure joy of having loved.

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Enthusiastic Ideas

Growth (June 21)

Growth (June 21)

We hold on to this thought in defiance of short-term disappointments: the courage to make right choices will lead us, sooner or later, in the direction of healthy, life-enhancing growth. If we don’t believe this, then we’re dead already.

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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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