Every Day With Jesus

Daily Devotionals from Pastor Quintin Stieff

The Right Angle

Today's Scripture Proverbs 16:1-9 (NIV) To man belong the plans of the heart,      but from the Lord comes the reply of the tongue.   2 All a man's ways seem innocent to him,      but motives are weighed by the Lord.   3 Commit to the Lord whatever you do,      and your plans will succeed.   4 The Lord works out everything for his own ends--      even the wicked for a day of... Read More
Posted by Valley Church Communications at Tuesday, December 31, 2013 | 2 comments

Immersed in the Spirit

Today's Scripture Matthew 3:11-17  (NIV) "I baptize you with water for repentance. But after me will come one who is more powerful than I, whose sandals I am not fit to carry. He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and with fire. 12 His winnowing fork is in his hand, and he will clear his threshing floor, gathering his wheat into the barn and burning up the chaff with unquenchable fire." 13 Then Jesus came from Galilee to the Jordan to be baptized by John. 14 But... Read More
Posted by Valley Church Communications at Monday, December 30, 2013 | 2 comments

It All Starts with Repentance

Today's Scripture Matthew 3:1-6 (NIV) In those days John the Baptist came, preaching in the Desert of Judea 2 and saying, "Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is near." 3 This is he who was spoken of through the prophet Isaiah:        "A voice of one calling in the desert,      'Prepare the way for the Lord,      make straight paths for him.' "   4 John's clothes were made of camel's hair, and he had a... Read More
Posted by Valley Church Communications at Sunday, December 29, 2013 | 0 comments

Repentance Shows Itself in the Practical

Today's Scripture Luke 3:7-14 (NIV) John said to the crowds coming out to be baptized by him, "You brood of vipers! Who warned you to flee from the coming wrath? 8 Produce fruit in keeping with repentance. And do not begin to say to yourselves, 'We have Abraham as our father.' For I tell you that out of these stones God can raise up children for Abraham. 9 The ax is already at the root of the trees, and every tree that does not produce good fruit will be cut down and thrown... Read More
Posted by Valley Church Communications at Saturday, December 28, 2013 | 3 comments

Building a Road

Today's Scripture Mark 1:1-6 (NIV) The beginning of the gospel about Jesus Christ, the Son of God. 2 It is written in Isaiah the prophet:   "I will send my messenger ahead of you, who will prepare your way"-- 3 "a voice of one calling in the desert, 'Prepare the way for the Lord, make straight paths for him.'"   4 And so John came, baptizing in the desert region and preaching a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins. 5 The whole Judean countryside... Read More
Posted by Valley Church Communications at Friday, December 27, 2013 | 3 comments