Hope for Today: A Daily Devotion from Reasons for Hope*Jesus

Hope for Today - Daily Devotion

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“I am like a green cypress tree.” Hosea 14:8

“I will rebuke the devourer for your sakes, so that he will not destroy the fruit of your ground.” Malachi 3:11 [See also Isaiah 27:2, 6.]

Is it not a disagreeable thing for a gardener to see the finest blossoms and fruits destroyed by the caterpillars? Does it not rejoice him to see all the branches bow with ripe fruit?

O heavenly Gardener, grant that I may not displease You! Let me abide in Christ, my true Vine, and always bring forth good fruits. But since every fruit has its enemies and You have no sooner produced what is good than the insects of sin endeavor to destroy it, I beseech You to make me watchful and diligent. Rebuke the devourer and preserve me as a branch of Christ, night and day, as You have promised; that my fruits may endure to eternity. The fruitfulness of the gardens and vineyards, which Your right hand has planted, glorifies Your name. O that I may contribute largely to that noblest end of all human, all angelic actions! Let the crystal stream which proceeds from Your throne fertilize the soil in which You permit me to grow. Spirit of God, make me very fruitful!

Devotion by Karl Heinrich von Bogatzky (16901774)

Be Ready Always...

to give a reason for the Hope that you have (1 Peter 3:15).  When you can’t share the gospel with your words, share it by leaving tracts that tell people about God's grace.

When leaving a tract, always be diligent to pray about the short gospel message. Pray that it be found by someone who is in need of Jesus’ saving grace, and pray that the person will have a tender heart and open ears to receive the gift Jesus desires to give them.  

By the power of the Holy Spirit, even a small tract can help in turning a broken sinner from darkness to light.


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