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

Out of Zion Shall Go Forth the Law (February 24)

Out of Zion Shall Go Forth the Law (February 24)

What began to “go forth” from Jerusalem on Pentecost was the preaching of the full truth about God’s means of saving the world in Jesus Christ. Since then, anyone who has heard that message — and obeyed it — has come into a forgiven relationship with God.

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Diligently Seeking God

The Great Encounter (February 24)

The Great Encounter (February 24)

Events can seem so overwhelming it’s hard to feel we’re anything more than “dust in the wind.” And yet there remains within us a will that is free. When we make even a single choice to do what is right before God, we alter the course of history for the better.

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Reaching Forward

Mammon Is Our Major Obstacle (February 24)

Mammon Is Our Major Obstacle (February 24)

Temporal concerns have a seductive, powerful pull on virtually every human being. And if we say we’ve got our this-worldly desires under control, almost any objective person could probably look at the way we spend our time and see that we don’t.

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Enthusiastic Ideas

Closure (February 24)

Closure (February 24)

We need “initiative” (the ability to get things started) and also “finishiative” (the ability to complete what has been started). Getting started is obviously important, but without closure many of our good deeds will be less good. We should finish as much of our work as we can.

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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.

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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

Articles

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

Sermon Outlines - Gary Henry - WordPoints

Sermons

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

Lectures - Gary Henry - WordPoints

Lectures

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

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WordPoints Mobile App

This handy app is free and makes it easy to read WordPoints content on your mobile device.

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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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