God’s love, mercy and wrath kiss at the Cross

Text:  Matthew 5: 27-30 27 “You have heard that it was said, ‘You shall not commit adultery.’ 28 But I tell you that anyone who looks at a woman lustfully has already committed adultery with her in his heart. 29 If your right eye causes you to stumble, gouge it out and throw it away. It is better for you to lose one part of your body than for your whole body to be thrown into hell. 30 And if your right hand causes you to stumble, cut it off and throw it away. It is better for you to lose one part of your body than for your whole body to go into … [Read more...]

Solid Rock Weekly Devotionals – Topic 33

Prepared by: Dr. Rudy Morgan Text: 1 Kings 14: 1-18 Ahijah’s Prophecy Against Jeroboam 14 At that time Abijah son of Jeroboam became ill, 2 and Jeroboam said to his wife, “Go, disguise yourself, so you won’t be recognized as the wife of Jeroboam. Then go to Shiloh. Ahijah the prophet is there—the one who told me I would be king over this people. 3 Take ten loaves of bread with you, some cakes and a jar of honey, and go to him. He will tell you what will happen to the boy.” 4 So Jeroboam’s wife did what he said and went to Ahijah’s house in Shiloh. Now Ahijah could not see; his … [Read more...]

Solid Rock Weekly Devotionals – Topic 32 “Words of freedom, promise and power”

When Christ frees a person from sin, a whole new way to living begins. The promises of God cannot be broken and every one of them are more secure than the hardest rocks on earth. Receive the power you have in God's Word as seen in a few verses in the Bible to follow. The Word gives abundant and holy living in this world and life eternal to come. PRAISE THE LORD FOREVER AND FOREVER!        You do not need to fear when you live believing in the Word of God deep in your heart. Please consider sharing a generous financial gift for the growth in ministry for Christ at Solid Rock. … [Read more...]

Solid Rock Weekly Devotionals – Topic 31 (The soul feasting in the book of Hosea- Part D)

Wonderful Victory Over Guilt in Our Lives Prepared by: Dr. Rudy Morgan Text: Hosea 14: 9 (Please read carefully) - ESV "Whoever is wise, let him understand these things; whoever is discerning, let him know them; for the ways of the LORD are right, and the upright walk." Introduction: Guilt fills the lives of many people today. We may have done some very bad stuff in our past lives. What can take away our sin and guilt which we often go to bed with? How do we completely know that one is free from the grievous sins and decisions that we have made in the past? Who provides the victory … [Read more...]

Solid Rock Weekly Devotionals – Topic 30 (The soul feasting in the book of Hosea- Part C)

God's Steadfast Love and Grace Leads Anyone Out of Sin Salvation from all sin is real for whosoever will. Prepared by: Dr. Rudy Morgan Application: To present the Gospel so that every reader can check the status of our spiritual journey. Text: Hosea 14: 4 – NRSV (please read and meditate one this verse carefully) “I will heal their disloyalty; I will love them freely, for my anger has turned from them." Introduction: Living the Word of God gives abundant and eternal life. The cure to knowing the difference between right and wrong or sin and holiness is getting to know the … [Read more...]

Solid Rock Weekly Devotionals – Topic 29 (The soul feasting in the book of Hosea- Part B)

Dr. Rudy Morgan THE CURE TO KNOWING THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN RIGHT AND WRONG Application: To challenge each reader to have a lasting hunger for the Word of God. Text: Hosea 4: 5-6 - NIV (please read through carefully) 5 You stumble day and night, and the prophets stumble with you. So I will destroy your mother - 6 my people are destroyed from lack of knowledge. "Because you have rejected knowledge, I also reject you as my priests; because you have ignored the law of your God, I also will ignore your children. Introduction: A lot of people today do not know the difference between right and … [Read more...]

Solid Rock Weekly Devotionals – Topic 28 (The soul feasting in the book of Hosea – Part A)

Living By The Word Of God Gives Abundant and Eternal Life Prepared by: Dr. Rudy Morgan Objective: To show that study, understanding and practice of the Word of God gives abundant and eternal life to our souls Text: Hosea 14: 8-9 (KJV) - please try and read the following verses from more than one translation of the Bible 8 Ephraim shall say, What have I to do any more with idols? I have heard him, and observed him: I am like a green fir tree. From me is thy fruit found. 9 Who is wise, and he shall understand these things? prudent, and he shall know them? for the ways of the Lord … [Read more...]

Solid Rock Weekly Devotionals – Topic 27 (The Prophetic Word 101)

You can obey God's Promises for your tomorrows without fear of Failure   Prepared by: Dr. Rudy Morgan  Objectives: * To teach the believer in Christ the differences in the contracts God initiates with His people [As a resource for this devotional I used Israel's Glorious Future written by Harold Sevener, 1996] Passage to be focused upon: Genesis 12: 1-8 (Please read carefully) New International Version The Call of Abram     The Lord had said to Abram, “Go from your country, your people and your father’s household to the land I will show you. 2 “I will make you into a great … [Read more...]

Solid Rock Weekly Devotionals – Topic 26 (Final in the series twenty six devotionals from the book of James)

The servant of our Lord Jesus Christ   Prepared by: Dr. Rudy Morgan Objective: * To show what a real servant’s heart and lifestyle looks like. Passage to be focused upon: James 1: 1a (Please read carefully) New International Version  James, a servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ… Introduction: James, the writer of the book we have been looking at for our devotional thoughts is one of the early apostles of the church, and in Galatians 2: 9, he is called a pillar of the New Testament Church. This disciple was an early leader of the church in Jerusalem (Acts 15: 13) and … [Read more...]

Solid Rock Weekly Devotionals – Topic 25

A Brother or Sister in “Spiritual Trouble” is Our Responsibility  Help everyone going the wrong way - turn around   Prepared by: Dr. Rudy Morgan  Objectives: * To foster a heart of real care and burden for those in spiritual need. [Do you care about other people who hurt?] * To encourage a passion for reaching out to souls every day. [Do you really want to help hurting people?] Passage to be focused upon: James 5: 19-20 (Please read carefully) New International Version 19 My brothers and sisters, if one of you should wander from the truth and someone should bring that … [Read more...]