Changing Lives Ministry
Daily Devotional
"grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus
Christ. To him be the glory both now and to the day of eternity."
2 Peter 3:18

Holiness, Godliness, Usefulness
03/16/2015, by John Kincaid

Lesson 542: I Am With You

David offered to die instead of his people; God told him to buy land & build an altar.

The land he bought for the altar is the threshing floor where his son Solomon built the Temple.
2 Chron.3:1 It is the same place where Abraham took Isaac to sacrifice: Mount Moriah. Gen.22

It is where Jesus died for our sins, and where He will return to rule from David’s throne.
Some Christians lack assurance of salvation; they live in fear that they are not truly saved.

Even if they have trusted Christ and turned from their sin, they don’t feel worthy of Jesus.

They constantly desire some sort of proof to confirm that God has really forgiven them.
Jesus did not need to jump from the Temple to see God’s protection; He saw it by faith.

Psa.91 doesn’t promise that God’s children will never suffer; it says the trials won’t destroy us.

God promises to protect us during the trial, and deliver us out of the trial.
Psa.91:14-15 I will deliver him; I will protect him, because he knows my name. I will be with him in trouble; I will rescue him


About This Series

The goal of this series is to become more useful in serving the Lord Jesus Christ, as an instrument in the Redeemer's hand. The theme verses for the series are Ephesians 4:22-24, Philemon 11, 2 Timothy 2:21

- to put off your old self, which belongs to your former manner of life and is corrupt through deceitful desires, and to be renewed in the spirit of your minds,
- and to put on the new self, created after the likeness of God in true righteousness and holiness.
- Formerly he was useless to you, but now he is indeed useful to you and to me.
- Therefore, if anyone cleanses himself from what is dishonorable, he will be a vessel for honorable use, set apart as holy, useful to the master of the house, ready for every good work


Changing Lives Ministries
Asheville, NC 28803

Phone: (828) 318-9825

For Further Reading

These authors and books were
helpful in preparing this series:

Bryan Chapell:
   "Holiness by Grace"
Kris Lundgaard:
   "The Enemy Within"
Jerry Bridges:
   "The Pursuit of Holiness",
   "The Practice of Godliness",
   "Respectable Sins",
   "Trusting God",
   "The Discipline of Grace",
   "Transforming Grace"
Warren Wiersbe:
   "Bible Exposition Commentary"
A.W. Tozer:
   "The Pursuit of God", 
   "The Knowledge of the Holy"
J.I. Packer:
   "Rediscovering Holiness"
Russell D. Moore:
   "Tempted and Tried"
Paul Tripp: "Instruments
   in the Redeemer's Hands"
Timothy Lane & Paul Tripp:
   "How People Change"

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Unless otherwise noted, all Scriptures are from: The Holy Bible: English
Standard Version. 2001. Wheaton: Standard Bible Society.

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