Bible Prophecy in the News

August Devotionals 16-31

Devotions on Living a Deeper Christian Life


August 16

On Redemption

Words to Think About

July 16 Devotional

August 17

You Will Be Hearing of Wars and Rumors of Wars

Words to Think About…

July 17 Devotional

August 18

For by Thy Sorceries Were All Nations Deceived

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July 18 Devotional


August 19

A Young Lawyer Finds Strength in His Weakness – Can a Drunkard Enter into the Kingdom of God?

He that loseth his life for my sake shall find it.” – Matt 10:39

Many years ago in St. Louis, a young lawyer visited a Christian to  transact some business. Before the two parted, his client said to him, “I’ve often wanted to ask you a question, but I’ve been afraid to do so.

What do you want to know?” asked the lawyer.

The man replied, “You are such a man of great integrity; I’ve wondered why you’re not a Christian.”

The saddened lawyer hung his head, “I know enough about the Bible to realize that it says no drunkard can enter the kingdom of God, and you know my weakness!

That does not answer my question,” continued the believer.

Well, truthfully, I can’t recall anyone ever explaining how to become a Christian.”

Picking up a Bible, the client read some passages showing that all are under condemnation, but that Christ came to save the lost by dying on the cross for their sins. “By receiving Him as your Substitute and Redeemer,” he said, “you can be forgiven. If you’re willing to receive Jesus, let’s pray together.”

The lawyer agreed, and when it was his turn to pray, he exclaimed, “Oh  Jesus, I am a slave to drink. One of your servants has shown me how to be saved. O God, forgive my sins and help me overcome the power of this  terrible habit in my life.” Right there he was converted.

That lawyer was C. I. Scofield, who later edited the reference Bible that today bears his name. The Scofield Bible.

Words to Think About…


(Disregard your feelings because) Justification takes place in the mind of God, not in the nervous system of the believer.” – C.I. Scofield

Don’t worry about the future–worry quenches the work of grace  within you. The future belongs to God. He is in charge of all things.  Never second-guess him.“- Francois Fenelon 17th-century French Bishop


Mazzaroth - Virgo Aug 22 - SEp 22

VIRGO (The Virgin. The Promised Seed of the Woman.

Virgo is the beginning of the Mazzaroth and ends in Leo. 

Virgo represents the First Coming of Christ, and Leo points to the Second Coming.

Virgo the Virgin - A young maiden holding a leafy branch and/or a small sheaf of grain.

This represents the first prophecy in the Bible of the woman (Eve) who gives birth to the promised Seed), who is also the Branch of Jesse and David (Isaiah 11:1, Jeremiah 23:5, 33:15). 

Leo also signifies Yahshua as the First (Virgo) and the Last (Leo).

Virgo represents the seed of the woman, Messiah the Incarnate Son.

Virgo represents the woman with the Seed, the virgin-born Seed.

Therefore Yahuah Himself gives you a sign: Look, the maiden conceives and gives birth to a Son, and shall call His Name Immanuĕl. Isaiah 7:14

Leo Constellations

Aug. 23–Sept. 22

1. COMA (The Desired. The woman and child). The Desired of all nations.

2. CENTAURUS (The Centaur with two natures, holding a spear piercing a victim). The despised sin offering.

3. BOOTES (a man walking bearing a branch called ARCTURUS, meaning the same). He cometh.

August 20

Seeing Thy Children’s Children

Words to Think About on Prayer...

August 20 Devotional

August 21

He is Longsuffering Not Willing That Any Should Suffer

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August 21 Devotional

August 22

Who Has Beautiful Hands?

Words to Think About…

August 22 Devotional


August 23

Though Your Sin Be as Scarlet

“Come now, and let us reason together, saith the LORD: Though your sins be as scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they be red like crimson, they shall be as wool.” – Isaiah 1:18

It is amazing that this great offer to come reason together in Isaiah  1:18 is introduced in its original language as a reference to the law of the courts; “Let us reason together.” The defendants in this case were the Israelites who had repented and shown a will to lead a Godly life; as described in Isaiah: 16-17, but still struggled the  guilty stain of their sins and shed blood.

The Lord had mercy on the Israelites, and said to them, “Let us come together” (as defendant and plaintiff in a court of law).  In this verse we gain valuable insight into God’s plan of bringing His people, grieving their sin, into a place of reconciliation with Him.

Commentaries on Israel’s sin being as scarlet are graphic as used  menstrual clothes. This graphic illustration in the days of Isaiah (740  B.C.), showed Hebrew how women would take a white garment, dye it a bright red (scarlet) color from a dye that was extracted from an insect called a Caccus ilicic, and use it for dyeing fabric and leather.

The white garment, soaked in the red dye, would be left to dry in the wind; then that same garment would be re-dyed a second time, thus making the red color a permanent stain to the very fiber of the cloth.

What Isaiah is saying is, “Though your sin be as scarlet,” (a permanent double-dyed stain) God will wash your soul as the whiteness of snow and new lambs wool.

Jesus was mockingly clothed in scarlet at his trial (Matt. 27:28). The  garment color, symbolized the sin of all put on the One who was as pure as the whitest snow. He took our stained garments upon himself to stand  trial in our place.

If today you are feeling clothed in scarlet from a past sin or current struggle, take your stained garments to the Lord, and “reason together”  with Him as He did with the Israelites so many years ago. It doesn’t matter how deep you believe the sin to be woven into the fabric of your  soul, what matters is that you believe His promise, and He wants to wash you as white as snow through the blood of His Jesus.

Words to Think About…


Every promise of Scripture is a writing of God, which may be  pledged before Him with this reasonable request: Do as Thou hast said.”

- Charles H. Spurgeon.”


If you were to spend a month feeding on the precious promises of  God, you would not be going about with your heads hanging down like  bulrushes, complaining how poor you are; but you would lift up your  heads with confidence, and proclaim the riches of His grace because you  could not help it.”

- Dwight L. Moody

August 24

Burdens in Life

Words to Think About…

August 24 Devotional

August 25

The Earth Would be Filled With Violence

Words to Think About…

August 25 Devotional

August 26

A Man’s Lack of Discipline in His Life is His Own Punishment


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August 26 Devotional

August 27

Mercy From the Lord – A Mother Visits Napoleon

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August 27 Devotional

August 28

Why Did Jesus Refer to People as Sheep?


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August 28 Devotional

August 29

Man is Born Unto Trouble, as the Sparks Fly Upward

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August 29 Devotional

August 30

The Crown of Life

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August 30 Devotional

August 31

And Knowledge Shall Increase

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August 31 Devotional

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