Subject: December 22nd — Daily Devotional by Watchman Nee

December 22nd — Daily Devotional by Watchman Nee

December 22nd, 2019 at 4:00 am EST

And the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters. Genesis 1.2. “Moved” in the original means novered” or “brooded” over. This meaning reveals a picture of loving-kindness and sensitivity. It is the same word used in Deuteronomy ...

December 21st — Daily Devotional by Watchman Nee

December 21st, 2019 at 4:00 am EST

That no flesh should glory before God. 1 Corinthians 1.29. What hinders a believer’s progress the most in life and work is his flesh. He is unaware of God’s calling him to deny his entire flesh. He imagines that forsaking sins is quite enoug ...

December 20th — Daily Devotional by Watchman Nee

December 20th, 2019 at 4:00 am EST

They offered him wine mingled with myrrh. Mark 15.23. We are told that this was to anesthetize whatever pains occur during crucifixion. But our Saviour received it not. He refused to avoid any such pains. Before he had come into this world, He h ...

December 19th — Daily Devotional by Watchman Nee

December 19th, 2019 at 4:00 am EST

For God doth know that in the day ye eat thereof, then your eyes shall be opened, and ye shall be as God, knowing good and evil. Genesis 3.5. To God, all actions taken outside of Him are sins. “To be like God,” for instance, is an excellent ...

December 18th — Daily Devotional by Watchman Nee

December 18th, 2019 at 4:00 am EST

Christ is all, and in all. Colossians 3.11. Christ Jesus is said to be the author and perfecter of our faith. Our faith originates in Him and also concludes in Him. What we believe is He alone. We ought to set our mind on Him only. Neither holin ...

December 17th — Daily Devotional by Watchman Nee

December 17th, 2019 at 4:00 am EST

He shall even restore it in full, and shall add the fifth part more thereto. Leviticus 6.5. There is a basic difference between the nature of the sin-offering and that of the trespass-offering (see v.2). The sin-offering is “to propitiate” w ...

December 16th — Daily Devotional by Watchman Nee

December 16th, 2019 at 4:00 am EST

Blessed are the pure in heart: for they shall see God. Matthew 5.8. “Pure in heart” means a having as one’s single objective the glory and the will of God. Such a man seeks nothing but what God may gain. God is the finality as well as the ...

December 15th — Daily Devotional by Watchman Nee

December 15th, 2019 at 4:00 am EST

Forasmuch then as Christ suffered in the flesh, arm ye yourselves also with the same mind; for he that hath suffered in the flesh hath ceased from sin. 1 Peter 4.1. What kind of weapon is this? It is the best weapon: for it is to be armed with t ...

December 14th — Daily Devotional by Watchman Nee

December 14th, 2019 at 4:00 am EST

[Jesus] answered and said unto them, See ye not all these things? verily I say unto you, There shall not be left here one stone upon another that shall not be thrown down. Matthew 24.2. What men see are the outward and the temporary, but the Lor ...

December 13th — Daily Devotional by Watchman Nee

December 13th, 2019 at 4:00 am EST

For as the body is one, and hath many members, and all the members of the body, being many, are one body: so also is Christ. 1 Corinthians 12.12. When you read the Gospel according to Matthew, you see one aspect of Christ; in reading the Gospel ...