The Antidote for Fear
May 30, 2023 | Devotionals

Be strong and courageous. Do not fear or be in dread of them, for it is the Lord your God who goes with you. He will not leave you or forsake you (Deuteronomy 31:6, esv). We can all relate to experiencing fear in one form or another. It’s a primal emotion, instinctive to our human nature, […]

Holding It Together
May 25, 2023 | Devotionals

For by him all things were created, in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or rulers or authorities—all things were created through him and for him. And he is before all things, and in him all things hold together (Colossians 1:16–17, esv). More than one million planets the size of […]

Proof of Love
May 23, 2023 | Devotionals

And have you forgotten the exhortation that addresses you as sons? “My son, do not regard lightly the discipline of the Lord, nor be weary when reproved by him. For the Lord disciplines the one he loves, and chastises every son whom he receives.” It is for discipline that you have to endure. God is […]

May 18, 2023 | Devotionals

Beloved, never avenge yourselves, but leave it to the wrath of God, for it is written, “Vengeance is mine, I will repay, says the Lord” (Romans 12:19, esv). We live in an unjust world. Children dying of diarrhea. People slaughtered in genocides. Refugees fleeing their homes. Ethnic cleansing. Human trafficking. Greedy banks. The list goes […]

The One Constant
May 16, 2023 | Devotionals

We give thanks to God always for all of you, constantly mentioning you in our prayers (1 Thessalonians 1:2, esv). Name one thing you “always” find yourself doing, something that’s “constantly” part of your day. How often would giving thanks be an honest answer to that? Maybe you’re constantly on the phone. Or constantly busy, […]

More than Able
May 11, 2023 | Devotionals

Now to him who is able to do far more abundantly than all that we ask or think, according to the power at work within us, to him be glory in the church and in Christ Jesus throughout all generations, forever and ever. Amen (Ephesians 3:20–21, esv). God is able. There aren’t many three-word, nine-letter […]

Don’t Put it Off
May 9, 2023 | Devotionals

Therefore, as the Holy Spirit says, “Today, if you hear his voice, do not harden your hearts as in the rebellion, on the day of testing in the wilderness, where your fathers put me to the test and saw my works for forty years. Therefore I was provoked with that generation, and said, ‘They always […]

Light Walking
May 4, 2023 | Devotionals

If we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus his Son cleanses us from all sin (1 John 1:7, esv). Where is the absolute safest place for you to be? In the light. And this isn’t just about physical safety, as […]

Until an Answer Comes
May 1, 2023 | Devotionals

He who has prepared us for this very thing is God, who has given us the Spirit as a guarantee. So we are always of good courage. We know that while we are at home in the body we are away from the Lord, for we walk by faith, not by sight. Yes, we are […]

It’s All the Lord’s
April 27, 2023 | Devotionals

“For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also” (Matthew 6:21, esv). God is the Owner of everything. We own nothing. We’re simply the stewards of what actually belongs to Him. Is that a new perspective for you, or does it describe how you view ‘your’ things, including money? Are you It’s mine, […]