Devotionals

Praying

Proverbs

August 20th

Despise not the chastening of the LORD; neither be weary of his correction: for whom the LORD loveth he correcteth – Proverbs 3:11-12 Do not despise, or make light of, the chastening hand of God in your life. How does one make light of God’s correction, when it obviously feels so heavy? By not …

Sovereignty of God

May 2nd

[Christ] shall…put down all rule and all authority and power. For he must reign, till he hath put all enemies under his feet – 1 Corinthians 15:24-25 Together, these two verses form one of the most encouraging and comforting pictures of reality to be found anywhere in Scripture! Every minute of …

God and His Attributes

May 1st

Power belongeth unto God – Psalm 62:11 There is no power — past or present, spiritual or physical, heavenly or earthly — that does not come from God. The only autonomous, self-sufficient being is God himself. All power belongs to him, so he is omnipotent, all-powerful.  This is a great comfort to …

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 …