Devotionals

Praying

Proverbs

June 20th

Then shalt thou understand righteousness, and judgment, and equity; yea, every good path – Proverbs 2:9 With all the new philosophy, technology, and insight that we have in our day, is this promise still relevant? You may be asking yourself, “Do I need to understand these things?”  The answer is a …

Patience and Hope

June 19th

The Lord also will be a refuge for the oppressed, a refuge in times of trouble. And they that know thy name will put their trust in thee: for thou, Lord, hast not forsaken them that seek thee – Psalm 9:9-10 What a promise! The Lord will be a refuge, a shelter, a hiding place in times of trouble.  …

Church Life

June 18th

Rejoice with them that do rejoice, and weep with them that weep – Romans 12:15 The church of Jesus Christ is often described by Paul as being “the body of Christ.” This imagery is meant, we are told, to remind us of how closely we are connected to one another.  If you accidentally smash your thumb …

Serving Others

June 17th

Whosoever of you will be the chiefest, shall be servant of all – Mark 10:44 Do you want to make a difference in the kingdom of God? Do you desire to be used in a mighty way to the glory of Jesus Christ? Do you have high ambitions for yourself in Christ’s body?  Then don’t settle for holding a …

Marriage and Family

June 16th

These words, which I command thee this day, shall be in thine heart: and thou shalt teach them diligently unto thy children – Deuteronomy 6:6-7a It is not enough to pass on God’s Word to our children. We must first receive and embrace it in our own hearts, as parents. There is no way to share a …

Decision Making

June 15th

David enquired of the Lord yet again – 1 Samuel 23:4a Nine times in the Scripture we find this statement -- “David enquired” of the Lord, or of God. Every one of these instances was after David had become a great leader. And yet David shows us that great leadership results from being a great …

Christian Living

June 14th

This is my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased; hear ye him – Matthew 17:5 On the Mount of Transfiguration, the voice of God was heard saying, not only that he was pleased with his Son, but also that his Son should be heard. God the Father makes it clear that the Son speaks with authority and …

Gratitude

June 13th

All things are for your sakes, that the abundant grace might through the thanksgiving of many redound to the glory of God – 2 Corinthians 4:15  Every person, every situation, every thing is allowed through the wise and omnipotent hand of God for your sakes. He is, like the potter, shaping this …

Forgiveness

June 12th

There is forgiveness with thee, that thou mayest be feared – Psalm 130:4 This is a striking statement from beginning to end. First, there is forgiveness with the holy, perfect God who does not pardon sins? How could this be? On the other hand, even this forgiveness of God should lead us to a …

Call to Worship

June 11th

Grow in grace, and in the knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. To him be glory both now and for ever – 2 Peter 3:18  Here is a call to here-and-now worship. Yes, heaven will be wonderful and, yes, we who are redeemed by Christ will praise him forever there. But are you praising him now? …