Posts with the tag “pastor-gene-beck”

Daily Devotional
June 23rd, 2022
This past week I have been reflecting on God’s grace.  I am realizing in a deeper way how God’s unmerited favor not only brought me to Christ but also is in the process of changing my life to be more ...  Read More
by Pastor Gene Beck
Daily Devotional
June 10th, 2022
When we came to know Jesus Christ as our Savior, we were qualified by God’s grace to receive every spiritual blessing.  As we recognize the depth of what God has done for us it should cause us to be t...  Read More
by Pastor Gene Beck
Daily Devotional
May 27th, 2022
Once we came to know Christ as Savior and Lord, we were designed to grow in our relationship with Him.  This spiritual growth is possible because…We are rooted in Christ.Paul had instructed the believ...  Read More
by Pastor Gene Beck
Daily Devotional
May 13th, 2022
David begins this psalm with the statement, “I will love You…”  This is the only time in the Old Testament that this Hebrew word for “love” is used to express man’s love for the Lord.  David is respon...  Read More
by Pastor Gene Beck
Daily Devotional
April 29th, 2022
As I look back over decades of ministry, I am thankful for the godly people who have helped shape my life and my ministry.  Their impact was felt as they lived out in practical ways their faith, love,...  Read More
by Pastor Gene Beck
Day 5: Judas
April 14th, 2022
Each day this week we are releasing a video devotional from one of our pastors related to the Passion Week designed to help you meditate on the events of Jesus' final week.We invite you to go through ...  Read More
by Pastor Gene Beck
Daily Devotional
February 18th, 2022
Martha invited Jesus and His disciples to a meal and became distracted by all the preparation.  She wanted to spend time with the Lord, but she had a lot of work to do.  As Martha responded to the str...  Read More
by Pastor Gene Beck
Daily Devotional
February 4th, 2022
Often, we become so wrapped up in the affairs of everyday life, that we do not spend much time thinking about heaven.  Eternity often is something we have considered to be unrelated to life as we live...  Read More
by Pastor Gene Beck
Daily Devotional
December 31st, 2021
When a New Year begins, we often look back to assess how we are doing in all areas of our life.  Often it is difficult to investigate the deeper recesses of our life and to be honest with how we reall...  Read More
by Pastor Gene Beck
Daily Devotional
November 19th, 2021
As a young shepherd boy, David developed a relationship with God.  While tending his father’s sheep he saw God at work in his life.  In fact as David grew to be a leader of Israel, he was stated to be...  Read More
by Pastor Gene Beck
Daily Devotional
November 5th, 2021
Recently, I have been reflecting on God’s goodness and expressing to Him my appreciation for all that He has done and is doing.  Sometimes things happen that are difficult to experience and understand...  Read More
by Pastor Gene Beck
Daily Devotional
October 22nd, 2021
Today, as you read this short devotional, I would like to encourage you to center your thoughts around one of the central themes of Christianity…forgiveness. ...  Read More
by Pastor Gene Beck
Daily Devotional
October 8th, 2021
Waiting in hope for what we do not see…The day is coming when God will declare, for the entire world to see, that we are His sons and daughters.  We do not know the exact day or moment that this will ...  Read More
by Pastor Gene Beck
Daily Devotional
September 24th, 2021
God the Father’s ultimate goal for us is that we should be “to the praise and glory of His grace.”  Our lives have been designed by God to bring Him glory.  We are to be the recipients of His grace.  ...  Read More
by Pastor Gene Beck
Daily Devotional
September 10th, 2021
God’s Loving Restoration…Elijah was a great prophet of the Lord.  He ministered to the Nation of Israel during the reign of King Ahab and Queen Jezebel.  During his ministry he saw the Lord do many mi...  Read More
by Pastor Gene Beck
Daily Devotional
September 3rd, 2021
David did not want anything in his life to keep him from a deepening relationship with his God.  He asked God to search/test him as a refiner tests metal. David’s desire was for God to examine him and...  Read More
by Pastor Gene Beck
Daily Devotional
August 13th, 2021
The lives of the Apostles had been forever changed by the life and ministry of Jesus.  They spent over 3 years with Him.  They saw first hand the miracles and the lives that were transformed.  Jesus i...  Read More
by Pastor Gene Beck
Daily Devotional
July 30th, 2021
Trust is developed as we see God working in our lives.  When events become “God sized” then we see that God is alive and real.  Nothing becomes impossible for the Lord.  Our perception of the Lord inc...  Read More
by Pastor Gene Beck
Daily Devotional
July 16th, 2021
Statistics tell us interesting things about how each of us will be spend time in our lives…I will spend 6 months of my life at stop lightsI will spend 5 years of my life standing in lineI will spend 1...  Read More
by Pastor Gene Beck
Daily Devotional
July 2nd, 2021
As God’s children, we are of incredible value to the Father.  We may never understand totally the value placed on us by Him.  A value that caused God the Father to send His Son to die in our place for...  Read More
by Pastor Gene Beck
Daily Devotional
June 16th, 2021
When God fashioned our lives in our mother’s womb, He uniquely designed each of us.  Not only has God made us with unique physical, emotional and personality characteristics but He also designed us to...  Read More
by Pastor Gene Beck
Daily Devotional
June 4th, 2021
We often do not realize how uniquely God has made us. Science has learned that God has made it so that DNA molecules can unite in an infinite number of ways. The number is 10 to the 2,400,000,000th po...  Read More
by Pastor Gene Beck
Daily Devotional
May 21st, 2021
When Moses wrote these words, Israel was camped near the Jordon River.  They were about to cross the river and take possession of the land God had promised to Abraham, Isaac and Jacob.  Moses drew the...  Read More
by Pastor Gene Beck
Daily Devotional
May 6th, 2021
Many of you know that Lynette and I live in the foothills near Prather.  We moved here 25 years ago because we enjoy the country more than the city.  There is a lot of wildlife in our area and ravens ...  Read More
by Pastor Gene Beck
Daily Devotional
April 23rd, 2021
Lately I have been thinking of the glorious future we will have awaiting us as God’s children.  I am moved by the reality that Jesus Christ paid the price of our redemption and He has given us the Hol...  Read More
by Pastor Gene Beck
Daily Devotional
April 9th, 2021
As God’s children, we are of incredible value to our heavenly Father. We may never understand this side of heaven totally the value He has placed on us. A value that caused God the Father to send His ...  Read More
by Pastor Gene Beck
DAY 5: Judas
April 1st, 2021
Each day this week we are releasing a video devotional from one of our pastors related to the Passion Experience - an online, interactive experience designed to help you meditate on the events of Jesu...  Read More
by Pastor Gene Beck
Daily Devotional
February 16th, 2021
I just finished reading through the book of Isaiah. The Lord drew my attention to these verses in the 46th chapter. Maybe my mind was drawn to it because of my age or the troubling times we live in. I...  Read More
by Pastor Gene Beck
Daily Devotional
February 3rd, 2021
I find myself living at an age that is causing me to look back over the timeline of mylife. I see a pattern of how God has worked throughout my life. One of the thingsGod has impressed on me is that I...  Read More
by Pastor Gene Beck
Daily Devotional
January 21st, 2021
Recently I have been thinking about God’s promises found in Scripture and the confidence we have that He will fulfill them. Many promises relate to our salvation and future hope in Christ. Other promi...  Read More
by Pastor Gene Beck
Daily Devotional
January 8th, 2021
Abraham believed God’s promise that He would make him the father of a great nation. As the years went by, he grew stronger in his faith. He became fully convinced that God would do exactly what He pro...  Read More
by Pastor Gene Beck
Daily Devotional
November 27th, 2020
Through over 46 years of ministry God has brought special people into my life and they have been a great blessing to me. The Apostle Paul thanks the Lord for the Thessalonians who were a blessing in h...  Read More
by Pastor Gene Beck
Daily Devotional
November 13th, 2020
I am always amazed at the Lord’s thoughts of love toward each of us. This side of heaven I don’t think we will ever fully understand. It is a love that values us with the very life of His Son that He ...  Read More
by Pastor Gene Beck
Daily Devotional
November 2nd, 2020
As I look at our world today, it seems that it is coming unraveled. All that we have depended on humanly in the past has been shaken. I realize over the past months how much this has affected me. We a...  Read More
by Pastor Gene Beck
Daily Devotional
October 13th, 2020
As most of you know, I grew up on a farm in northern California. Our family farm was just 18 miles north of Chico in the northern part of the Sacramento valley. My parents moved to the farm in Decembe...  Read More
by Pastor Gene Beck
Daily Devotional
September 28th, 2020
The words of Jesus have practical significance to all who desire to be followers of the Lord. Jesus taught His disciples to go beyond just the mental understanding of the truths of God’s Word. They ne...  Read More
by Pastor Gene Beck
Daily Devotional
September 14th, 2020
Most of you know that Lynette and I live in the foothills about three miles south ofPrather on Auberry Road. Over this past week we have been under an evacuationwarning due to the Creek Fire. Living u...  Read More
by Pastor Gene Beck
Daily Devotional
August 27th, 2020
I have been thinking over the past few months about God's unique purpose for my life. These are difficult and changing times and I know that the new normal in our world is going to be very different w...  Read More
by Pastor Gene Beck
Daily Devotional
August 12th, 2020
Through the years of my ministry, I have seen how God has enabled me and others to serve Him. He has uniquely fashioned us to serve him in special ways. God is the One who puts within us the desire to...  Read More
by Pastor Gene Beck
Daily Devotional: Hope
July 23rd, 2020
Living a Life of HopeThe Christian life is a life of faith and hope. Romans 1:17 states, “The righteous will live by faith.”  Having become a child of God by faith in the Gospel of Jesus Christ, we ar...  Read More
by Pastor Gene Beck