August 3, 2018

Subscribe to
Daily Readings

Subscribe By
Email

Friday
1 John 5:3-4

Growing up, sports were my life. During my senior year of high school, I (BJ) was doing five extracurricular activities at once: baseball (my favorite), track, golf, one-act play, and UIL Academic Competitions. I was also a very competitive person and that final senior season of my life was full of disappointment. I longed to receive a gold medal. Something with the number 1 plastered on it was what I longed for. However, no matter what happened, second best seemed the best I could do. In this moment in life, I forgot what John tells us in 5:3-4. “This is the victory that has overcome the world.” Do not forget the victory that is found in Christ, because he is always first.

Take a moment to sing this song or just read the lyrics as you pray over the things you feel second best at. Allow God to speak victory over your life:

Victory in Jesus
I heard an old, old story,
How a Savior came from glory,
How He gave His life on Calvary
To save a wretch like me;
I heard about His groaning,
Of His precious blood’s atoning,
Then I repented of my sins
And won the victory. 

(chorus)
O victory in Jesus,
My Savior, forever.

He sought me and bought me
With His redeeming blood;
He loved me ere I knew Him
And all my love is due Him,
He plunged me to victory,
Beneath the cleansing flood.

I heard about His healing,
Of His cleansing power revealing.
How He made the lame to walk again
And caused the blind to see;
And then I cried, “Dear Jesus,
Come and heal my broken spirit,”
And somehow Jesus came and bro’t
To me the victory.

I heard about a mansion
He has built for me in glory.
And I heard about the streets of gold
Beyond the crystal sea;
About the angels singing,
And the old redemption story,
And some sweet day I’ll sing up there
The song of victory.

March 3, 2021

Wednesday – 2 Corinthians 12:11-13 The marks of a true disciple are “signs, wonders, and miracles.” What marks ...
Keep Reading

March 2, 2021

Tuesday – 2 Corinthians 12:7-10 Suffering has a way of putting things into perspective and peeling away all ...
Keep Reading

March 1, 2021

Week 3 written by Mikel Porter Monday – 2 Corinthians 12:1-6 Spiritual mountaintop experiences can be powerful but ...
Keep Reading

February 28, 2021

SundayPhilippians 2:5-11Meditate on these verses, allowing the Spirit of God to convict you of areas in which your ...
Keep Reading

February 27, 2021

Saturday Grace Day Catch up on a reading you missed or spend time in prayer.
Keep Reading

February 26, 2021

Friday2 Corinthians 11:30-33In 11:30-33, Paul continues to boast. This time he boasts in his weaknesses. Paul says in ...
Keep Reading

February 25, 2021

Thursday2 Corinthians 11:22-29What’s your attitude toward boasting? When you’re tempted to brag, is it about your sufferings for ...
Keep Reading

February 24, 2021

Wednesday2 Corinthians 11:16-21In 11:16-21, Paul tests the Corinthian’s attitude toward foolishness. In calling himself a fool, Paul uses ...
Keep Reading

February 23, 2021

Tuesday2 Corinthians 11:7-15 In the first century church, as well as today, false apostles abounded. What is our ...
Keep Reading

February 22, 2021

Week 2 written by Julie Hammer Monday2 Corinthians 11:1-6Both Paul’s integrity and authority were in question in the ...
Keep Reading

February 20, 2021

SaturdayGrace Day Catch up on a reading you missed or spend time in prayer.
Keep Reading

join Us

Attend

Listen to

Messages

A place to

Support

Contact Us

Have questions? Want more information? Reach out to FBC Lewisville and one of our team will get back with you shortly. We are here to answer any questions you may have about Christ, Salvation, the Bible, this Church, Events, or other things we can help with.

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.