Devotionals

23
Aug

PLEASE TELL ME MORE

READ ACTS 9:13–19 “No, Lord. He wouldn’t be interested,” Chris said when the Holy Spirit directed him to talk to his nephew, Ashton, about Christ. As a teen, Ashton had […]

22
Aug

READY TO RESPOND

READ ACTS 8:36–40 Have you ever been in a church service where you sang “Just as I Am” or another song a multitude of times while the pastor continually invites […]

21
Aug

SOMETHING TO BELIEVE IN

READ ACTS 8:9–13 The crowd in today’s Scripture may have seemed fickle. One moment they followed Simon, believing his tricks. The next moment Philip came along. But when they believed […]

20
Aug

SHATTERED ILLUSIONS

READ JOHN 10:31–42 Again his Jewish opponents picked up stones to stone him, but Jesus said to them, “I have shown you many good works from the Father. For which […]

18
Aug

DECLARING YOUR FAITH

READ JOHN 3:31–36 The phrase “I believe” is repeated several times in the Apostles’ Creed. It’s believed that the apostles developed a statement of faith to give churches doctrinal direction […]

17
Aug

APPEAL OF THE DIFFERENT

READ LUKE 7:24–30 Imagine that the famous nineteenth-century evangelist D. L. Moody came forward in time to speak at your church. You hear he’s certainly different, and that’s evident in […]

15
Aug

CONTENTEDLY TRUSTING

READ LUKE 3:10–14,21,22 Recently I tried to set up my perfect home office. I found there were barriers. For example, the room was too small to install a large office […]

14
Aug

CUL-DE-SAC REPENTANCE

READ LUKE 3:1–9 What does the street sign “Dead End” really mean? Of course, it designates a street that just ends, and requires drivers to turn around. One form of […]

13
Aug

HUMILITY AND SHOE STRAPS

READ MARK 1:1–8 In 2008 when an Iraqi journalist threw a shoe at President George W. Bush during a press conference, the Arab world understood the gesture was a serious […]

12
Aug

JESUS BACKS US UP

READ MATTHEW 28:16–20 “I hope I can pull this off,” Cindy whispered to Sue from where they stood just off stage. “I know it’s only a small part, but I […]

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