100 Words | Daily Devotional
Beginning on June 4th, this two-year journey takes you through the entire Bible with Key Verses, Astounding Photos, and Poignant Commentary from David Mainse. Unfortunately David passed away before all the video versions of his blog could be produced. His son, Ron picks up the torch for the remaining videos.
Videos are uploaded daily.
100 Words - YR2 March 1 - God's Covenant - Atonement
Key Verses: Ezekiel 16:62-63
“And I will establish My covenant with you. Then you shall know that I am the Lord, that you may remember and be ashamed, and never open your mouth anymore because of your shame, when I provide you an atonement for all you have done,” says the Lord God.
100 Words - YR2 March 2 - Turn and Love
Key Verse: Ezekiel 18:31
Cast away from you all the transgressions which you have committed, and get yourselves a new heart and a new spirit. For why should you die, O house of Israel?
The last three words of Ezekiel 18 are “turn and live.” This is the most important decision anyone could eve...
100 Words - YR2 March 3 - "I WILL" - God
Key Verse: Ezekiel 20:5
Say to them, “Thus says the Lord God: ‘On the day when I chose Israel and raised My hand in an oath to the descendants of the house of Jacob, and made Myself known to them in the land of Egypt, I raised My hand in an oath to them, saying, “I am the Lord your God.”‘”
100 Words - YR2 March 4 - Israel, Then and Now
Key Verses: Ezekiel 22:29-30
The people of the land have used oppressions, committed robbery, and mistreated the poor and needy; and they wrongfully oppress the stranger. So I sought for a man among them who would make a wall, and stand in the gap before Me on behalf of the land, that I should no...
100 Words - YR2 March 5 - Two Women
Key Verses: Ezekiel 23:35
Therefore, thus says the Lord God:
“Because you have forgotten Me and cast Me behind your back,
Therefore, you shall bear the penalty
Of your lewdness and your harlotry.”
In yesterday’s blog we were challenged to think of reasons why God would bother to give prophecie...
100 Words - YR2 March 6 - The Boiling Pot
Key Verse: Ezekiel 24:14
“I, the Lord, have spoken it;
It shall come to pass, and I will do it;
I will not hold back,
Nor will I spare,
Nor will I relent;
According to your ways
And according to your deeds
They will judge you,”
Says the Lord God.
Ezekiel 24 has three illustrations which provid...
100 Words - YR2 March 7 - A Horror
Key Verse: Ezekiel 26:14
“I will make you like the top of a rock; you shall be a place for spreading nets, and you shall never be rebuilt, for I the Lord have spoken,” says the Lord God.
What a judgment on proud Tyre! Throughout these two chapters we read of the judgment Tyre, a prosperous tr...
100 Words - YR2 March 8 - Cherub Down!
Key Verses: Ezekiel 28:14-15
You were the anointed cherub who covers;
I established you;
You were on the holy mountain of God;
You walked back and forth in the midst of fiery stones.
You were perfect in your ways from the day you were created,
Till iniquity was found in you.
Ezekiel 28 contain...
100 Words - YR2 March 9 - Pharaoh
Key Verses: Ezekiel 30:19
Thus I will execute judgments on Egypt,
Then they shall know that I am the Lord.
Ezekiel 30 mentions Egypt a dozen times with statements like our key verse. For example, 30:13 tells us of the destruction of the idols and images of Noph (ancient Memphis). Like the king...
100 Words - YR2 March 10 - TURN! TURN!
Key Verses: Ezekiel 32:11, 33:12
For thus says the Lord God: “The sword of the king of Babylon shall come upon you”…Therefore you, O son of man, say to the children of your people: “The righteousness of the righteous man shall not deliver him in the day of his transgression; as for the wickedness...
100 Words - YR2 March 11 - My Sheep
Key Verses: Ezekiel 34:11, 13
For thus says the Lord God: “Indeed I Myself will search for My sheep and search them out…And I will bring them out from the peoples and gather them from the countries, and will bring them to their own land; I will feed them on the mountains of Israel, in the valleys...
100 Words - YR2 March 12 - AHA!
Key Verses: Ezekiel 36:26-27
I will give you a new heart and put a new spirit within you; I will take the heart of stone out of your flesh and give you a heart of flesh. I will put My Spirit within you and cause you to walk in My statutes, and you will keep My judgments and do them.
100 Words - YR2 March 13 - GOG!
Key Verse: Ezekiel 38:18
“And it will come to pass at the same time, when Gog comes against the land of Israel,” says the Lord God, “that My fury will show in My face.”
It seems obvious that the prophecies of today’s reading are yet in the future. The geographical and political indications ar...
100 Words - YR2 March 14 - God's Temples
Key Verses: Ezekiel 43:5
The Spirit lifted me up and brought me into the inner court; and behold, the glory of the Lord filled the temple.
Twenty-five years had passed since the first captives were brought to Babylon from Jerusalem, and approximately ten years since the magnificent Temple bui...
100 Words - YR2 March 15 - The Forever Temple
Key Verses: Ezekiel 44:4-5
Also He brought me by way of the north gate to the front of the temple; so I looked, and behold, the glory of the Lord filled the house of the Lord; and I fell on my face. And the Lord said to me, “Son of man, mark well, see with your eyes and hear with your ears, all t...
100 Words - YR2 March 16 - The Prince
Key Verses: Ezekiel 47:22, 48:35
…you will divide it [the land]…for yourselves and for the strangers who sojourn among you and who bear children among you. They shall be to you as native born…All the way around shall be eighteen thousand cubits; and the name of the city from that day shall be: TH...
100 Words - YR2 March 17 - Peter
Key Verses: 2 Peter 1:15-16
And I will make every effort to see that after my departure you will always be able to remember these things. For we did not follow cleverly devised stories when we told you about the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ in power, but we were eyewitnesses of His majesty.
100 Words - YR2 March 18 - Four Good Men
Key Verses: Daniel 2:19-20
Then the secret was revealed to Daniel in a night vision. So Daniel blessed the God of heaven. Daniel answered and said: “Blessed be the name of God forever and ever, for wisdom and might are His.”
Daniel, an outstanding man of God, served as a leader over the entir...
100 Words - YR2 March 19 - Now I Know
Key Verses: Daniel 3:17-18
If that is the case, our God whom we serve is able to deliver us from the burning fiery furnace, and He will deliver us from your hand, O king. But if not, let it be known to you, O king, that we do not serve your gods, nor will we worship the gold image which you have ...
100 Words - YR2 March 20 - Daniel Prospered
Key Verse: Daniel 6:10
Now when Daniel knew that the writing was signed, he went home. And in his upper room, with his windows open toward Jerusalem, he knelt down on his knees three times that day, and prayed and gave thanks before his God, as was his CUSTOM since early days.
To what are we ...
100 Words - YR2 March 21 - The Ancient of Days
Key Verses: Daniel 7:13-14
I was watching in the night visions,
And behold, One like the Son of Man,
Coming with the clouds of heaven!
He came to the Ancient of Days,
And they brought Him near before Him.
Then to Him was given dominion and glory and a kingdom,
That all peoples, nations, and langu...
100 Words - YR2 March 22 - 70 Years
Key Verses: Daniel 9:2-3
In the first year of his [Cyrus’] reign I, Daniel, understood by the books the number of years specified by the word of the Lord, given through Jeremiah, the prophet, that He would accomplish seventy years in the desolation of Jerusalem. Then I set my face toward the Lord...
100 Words - YR2 March 23 - Travel and Knowledge
Key Verses: Daniel 12:3-4
Those who are wise shall shine
Like the brightness of the firmament,
And those who turn many to righteousness
Like the stars forever and ever.
But you, Daniel, shut up the words,
and seal the book until the time of the end;
many shall run to and fro, and knowledge shall ...
100 Words - YR2 March 24 - Light, Love, Life
Key Verse: 1 John 3:2
Beloved, now we are children of God; and it has not yet been revealed what we shall be, but we know that when He is revealed, we shall be like Him, for we shall see Him as He is.
Eight times in the first two chapters, John gives reasons as to his purpose in writing this ...