The FaithOfJesus2 Daily Devotional


kjv@Revelation:14:12 @ Here is the patience of the saints: here are they that keep the commandments of God, and the faith of Jesus.

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Today's Verse:


kjv@Matthew:14:1 @ At that time Herod the tetrarch heard of the fame of Jesus,

kjv@Matthew:14:2 @ And said unto his servants, This is John the Baptist; he is risen from the dead; and therefore mighty works do shew forth themselves in him.

kjv@Matthew:14:3 @ For Herod had laid hold on John, and bound him, and put him in prison for Herodias' sake, his brother Philip's wife.

kjv@Matthew:14:4 @ For John said unto him, It is not lawful for thee to have her.

kjv@Matthew:14:5 @ And when he would have put him to death, he feared the multitude, because they counted him as a prophet.

kjv@Matthew:14:6 @ But when Herod's birthday was kept, the daughter of Herodias danced before them, and pleased Herod.

kjv@Matthew:14:7 @ Whereupon he promised with an oath to give her whatsoever she would ask.

kjv@Matthew:14:8 @ And she, being before instructed of her mother, said, Give me here John Baptist's head in a charger.

kjv@Matthew:14:9 @ And the king was sorry: nevertheless for the oath's sake, and them which sat with him at meat, he commanded it to be given her.

kjv@Matthew:14:10 @ And he sent, and beheaded John in the prison.

kjv@Matthew:14:11 @ And his head was brought in a charger, and given to the damsel; and she brought it to her mother.

kjv@Matthew:14:12 @ And his disciples came, and took up the body, and buried it, and went and told Jesus.

Today's notes: Head In A Charger


What is man believing/doing?:

What is making man to believe/do as he is doing?:


Key Messages:

    What does this say about our present condition?
  1. The perception of one prophet with few mighty works here contradicts the rejection of another with an extreme bounty, even when the perceived prophet testifies to the validity of the same.
  2. Superstition and personal guilt along with drunkenness and personal honor is a tinderbox, easily played by the vengeful

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