Wisdom of God

Wisdom of God

“He has made everything beautiful in its time. He has also set eternity in the human heart, yet no one can fathom what God has done from beginning to end.” Ecclesiastes 3:11 (NIV) King Solomon authored Ecclesiastes about 3000 years ago. We often talk about how God knows the beginning and the end of all … Read more

Let’s Get Together

And let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds, not giving up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but encouraging one another—and all the more as you see the Day approaching. Hebrews 10:24-25 (NIV) Easter Sunday was awesome! Many thousands of believers gathered to … Read more

Where’s the Fruit

I am the vine...

“I am the vine; you are the branches. If you remain in me and I in you, you will bear much fruit; apart from me you can do nothing.” John 15: 5 (NIV) John 15 continues a long teaching Jesus is giving during the final hours before His arrest, trial, and crucifixion. Jesus is preparing … Read more

The Great Miracle


Mary Magdalene went to the disciples with the news: “I have seen the Lord!” John 20:18 (NIV) He came to the disciples, Jesus said, “Peace be with you! As the Father has sent me, I am sending you.” And with that he breathed on them and said, “Receive the Holy Spirit.” John 20:21-22 When Jesus … Read more

Jesus – The Word Became Flesh

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. John 1: 1 The Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us. We have seen his glory, the glory of the one and only Son, who came from the Father, full of grace and truth. John 1:14 … Read more

Truth is Like a Lion

New Season Church of Ventura: Truth

“Truth is like a lion. You do not have to defend it. Let it loose. It will defend itself.” Saint Augustine “Dear children, let us not love with words or speech but with actions and in truth.” 1 John 3:18 (NIV) Saint Augustine lived in the late fourth and early fifth centuries (354-430). He converted … Read more

Unity Through Diversity

New Season Church of Ventura: Devotioanl

“There are different kinds of gifts, but the same Spirit distributes them. There are different kinds of service, but the same Lord. There are different kinds of working, but in all of them and in everyone, it is the same God at work.” 1 Corinthians 12  Paul begins this section of scripture by emphasizing the … Read more

Forgive Quickly

New Season Devotionals

“I am your brother Joseph, the one you sold into Egypt! And now, do not be distressed and do not be angry with yourselves for selling me here because it was to save lives that God sent me ahead of you.” Genesis 45:4-5 (NIV) Imagine yourself as Joseph in this situation. You are the youngest … Read more

Sacrifice and Service

The Holy Bible

Then God said, “Take your son, your only son, whom you love—Isaac—and go to the region of Moriah. Sacrifice him there as a burnt offering on a mountain I will show you.” Genesis 22:2 (NIV) When has the Lord commanded you to do something that sounded impossible? Hopefully, it was not as demanding as what … Read more

How Did the Book of Acts Get Its Name?

The Book of Acts - Holy Bible

This week, part of our Bible reading is chapters 8 through 12 of the Book of Acts. Why were these chapters called “Acts?” Where did the name come from? What are some of the highlights from the first 12 chapters? The answers to these questions are this week’s focus. The title of the book of … Read more