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

What Was Written in the Hebrew Scriptures (October 24)

What Was Written in the Hebrew Scriptures (October 24)

What Jesus showed His disciples from the Hebrew Scriptures is that (a) the Messiah would suffer, (b) He would rise from the dead, and (c) repentance for the forgiveness of sins would be preached in His name to all the world, beginning from Jerusalem.

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Diligently Seeking God

The Importance of Discernment (October 24)

The Importance of Discernment (October 24)

We can improve our ability to discern the Lord’s will, and if we’re at all serious about seeking God, then we’ll surely set that as a high priority. Indeed, the only higher priority would be improving our doing of the Lord’s will after we discern it!

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Reaching Forward

Sheer Determination (October 24)

Sheer Determination (October 24)

Despair doesn’t have to lead to defeat. If we choose, we can stay the course. Indeed, there is no finer courage than that of the soldier who sees no hope of getting off the battlefield alive but fights on because the cause is just.

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Enthusiastic Ideas

Faith (October 24)

Faith (October 24)

Because it knows there are good reasons to do so, faith leaves the safe harbor and sails into uncharted waters. It departs from the easy life to do what can’t be done except by those who know what trust is about. It is a treasure, but it is not easy.

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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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