Devotionals

Praying

Future Things

April 30th

As I live, saith the Lord, every knee shall bow to me, and every tongue shall confess to God. So then every one of us shall give account of himself to God – Romans 14:11-12 Today there are many who are blatantly shaking their fists in the face of God, daring Him to judge them for their evil works, …

Women of Faith

April 29th

Sarah said, God hath made me to laugh, so that all that hear will laugh with me – Genesis 21:6 Sarah did not have an easy life. Her husband Abraham traveled as a nomad, following God’s leadership, until his death. She therefore had no permanent place, plot, or structure where she could make a home …

Men of Faith

April 28th

Caleb the son of Jephunneh the Kenezite said…Now therefore give me this mountain…if so be the Lord will be with me, then I shall be able to drive them out – Joshua 14:6,12 Are there any challenges, or trials, or ambitions in your life that seem to be insurmountable or unachievable? If so, then …

Death and Dying

April 27th

Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me – Psalm 23:4 We read in yesterday’s devotion that God is with us even to our old age. The psalmist takes it a step further with the assurance “ though I walk through the valley of the shadow of …

Youth and Old Age

April 26th

Even to your old age I am he; and even to hoar hairs will I carry you: I have made, and I will bear; even I will carry, and will deliver you – Isaiah 46:4 “ Even to your old age I am he. ” Even when you look in the mirror and see yourself changing—more wrinkles, less hair, fewer teeth—even then, I …

Evangelism

April 25th

They that were scattered abroad went every where preaching the word – Acts 8:4 “They” refers in this verse to the “every home” and “men and women” that the previous verse tells us were being persecuted for their Christian faith and were being committed to prison (8:3). The word here translated …

Comfort

April 24th

In the multitude of my thoughts within me thy comforts delight my soul – Psalm 94:19 What has been filling your thoughts and occupying your mind in recent days? Perhaps a loved one who is sick, an employer who is difficult, an injustice that you have observed, a longing that you have, or a sorrow …

Jesus Our Example

April 23rd

Hereunto were ye called: because Christ also suffered for us, leaving us an example, that ye should follow his steps – 1 Peter 2:21 Christians love to talk about following Christ. But Peter makes it clear that we cannot expect to follow a suffering, rejected Savior without experiencing suffering …

Facing Temptation

April 22nd

Every man is tempted, when he is drawn away of his own lust, and enticed – James 1:14 What does sinful temptation consist of? James reveals two vital ingredients: first, it is being drawn away from God. Second, it is being enticed by one’s own lust. No matter what we may tell ourselves, any action, …

Strength and Encouragement

April 21st

If God be for us, who can be against us? – Romans 8:31 It is comforting and encouraging to read that God is for us, but there are some people that God is against. We are told in the Bible that He is against the wicked, the proud and the false prophet. God is against those, in other words, who walk …