Matt’s Devotional Archive

The Truth About God’s Laws

“You have become obedient from the heart.” See Romans 6:17 If I told you to not think about a blue sports car, what would you think about? You’d be thinking about which shade of blue it is, as well as the model. You can’t not think about something someone tells you to not think about. It’s impossible. […]

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The Truth About Predestination (Part 1)

“I have been found by those who did not seek me; I have shown myself to those who did not ask for me.” See Romans 10:20 Biblical predestination is 100% true. However, the proper interpretation of what it actually is has confused the masses. Without beating around the bush, here are the differences: False Predestination: […]

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The Truth About Predestination (Part 2)

“This mystery is that the Gentiles are fellow heirs, members of the same body, and partakers of the promise in Christ Jesus through the gospel” Ephesians 3:6 (Continued from Part 1) The person who struggles with electionism will say Scripture proves that God decides who He’ll love and who He’ll hate based on, “Jacob I loved, Esau I hated,” […]

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Jesus Is the Ultimate Scapegoat

“But the goat chosen by lot as the scapegoat shall be presented alive before the LORD to be used for making atonement by sending it into the wilderness as a scapegoat.” Leviticus 16:10 It’s amazing to me how we Christians beg God for repeated forgiveness each day yet our Creator has never forgiven anyone through […]

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Diary of a Former Closet Drinker

“Behold, God is my helper; the Lord is the sustainer of my soul.” Psalm 54:4 I’ve titled this devotional Diary of a Former Closet Drinker but let’s be clear about something. I, my identity, was never “closet drinker.” Instead, that’s what I struggled with. I only have so much space in the box to enter […]

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Heart to Head, Not Head to Heart

“Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid.” ~Jesus See John 14:27 We’ve got it backwards. We’ve been told to never follow our hearts because they’re wicked and deceitful. We think we can’t let our hearts lead us and that our heads must do the job. Countless Christians don’t know what […]

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The Importance of Repentance

“Repent!” That word used to be a fighting word for me. It was a fighting word because I was yet to fully understand its meaning. With truthful delivery, repentance is not a legalistic thing at all. It’s a wonderful gift from God! It’s very healthy for us to engage in repentance! If we make a […]

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God Tests Us to Bring out the Best in Us!

Tests are good! They expose the finest things from within! What God placed in us at the moment of our salvation, He wants to work out of us! Pardon my excitement, but I get so pumped about this topic! Here’s what’s in you, Christian: Love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, self-control, and righteousness–among many other wonderful […]

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