DWD LENT 03 | When You Pray, Keep It Simple

Daily Worship Devotionals Podcast Lent 03

“And when you pray, do not be like the hypocrites. For they love to pray standing in the synagogues and on the corners of the streets, that they may be seen by men. Assuredly, I say to you, they have their reward. 6 But you, when you pray, go into your room, and when you have shut your door, pray to your Father who is in the secret place; and your Father who sees in secret will reward you openly. 7 And when you pray, do not use vain repetitions as the heathen do. For they think that they will be heard for their many words.

8 “Therefore do not be like them. For your Father knows the things you have need of before you ask Him.  Matthew 6:5-8 NKJV

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DWD LENT 02 | Fasting In The Secret Place

Daily Worship Devotionals Podcast Lent 02

“Moreover, when you fast, do not be like the hypocrites, with a sad countenance. For they disfigure their faces that they may appear to men to be fasting. Assuredly, I say to you, they have their reward. 17 But you, when you fast, anoint your head and wash your face, 18 so that you do not appear to men to be fasting, but to your Father who is in the secret place; and your Father who sees in secret will reward you openly. Matthew 6:16-18 (NKJV) 

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DWD Lent 01 Ash Wednesday

Daily Worship Devotionals Podcast LENT 01

This is the episode for Ash Wednesday as we begin a new season in the Christian year calendar, the season of Lent.

Reading from Romans 12 verse 2.

Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is—his good, pleasing and perfect will. NIV

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DWD 018 Can Anything Good Come Out of Nazareth?

Daily Worship Devotionals 018

John 1:43-51

43 The next day Jesus decided to go to Galilee. He found Philip and said to him, “Come, follow me.” 44 Philip was from Bethsaida, which was the hometown of Andrew and Peter.

45 Philip went to look for Nathanael and told him, “We have found the very person Moses and the prophets wrote about! His name is Jesus, the son of Joseph from Nazareth.”

46 “Nazareth!” exclaimed Nathanael. “How can anything good come from Nazareth?”

“Come and see for yourself,” Philip replied. 

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DWD 017 Jesus Begins His Ministry

Daily Worship Devotionals Podcast 017

Matthew 4:12-17

12 When Jesus heard that John had been arrested, he left Judea and returned to Galilee. 13 He went first to Nazareth, then left there and moved to Capernaum, beside the Sea of Galilee, in the region of Zebulun and Naphtali. 14 This fulfilled what God said through the prophet Isaiah:

15 “In the land of Zebulun and of Naphtali,

    beside the sea, beyond the Jordan River,

    in Galilee where so many Gentiles live,

16 the people who sat in darkness

    have seen a great light.

And for those who lived in the land where death casts its shadow,

    a light has shined.” 

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DWD 016: Come and See

Daily Worship Devotionals Podcast 016

Quick recap of the storyline so far.

The adult man Jesus makes a public declaration to dedicate His life to the service of God by immersion in the waters of the Jordan River by John the Baptist. John identifies Jesus as the Lamb of God, the Holy Spirit falls on him like a dove and an audible voice from heaven declares Jesus as God’s beloved Son with whom he is well pleased. 

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