The Most Important Choice
June 28, 2022 | Devotionals

“You will seek me and find me, when you seek me with all your heart. I will be found by you, declares the Lord” (Jeremiah 29:13–14a, ESV). The most important choice you will ever make in your life is to choose God. To choose to connect with the God who made you and me and […]

He Sees, He Knows
June 23, 2022 | Devotionals

The Lord is good, a stronghold in the day of trouble; he knows those who take refuge in him (Nahum 1:7, esv). God knows. Not just every fact that can possibly be known. He doesn’t just know, for example, which of His children are in bankruptcy court this morning, or how many of us could […]

Lost and Found
June 21, 2022 | Devotionals

“Whoever loves his life loses it, and whoever hates his life in this world will keep it for eternal life” (John 12:25, esv). Has this ever been you? You’re running late to a meeting or a doctor’s appointment, when someone cuts you off in traffic or won’t pull over to let you pass. And before […]

Just Keep Walking
June 16, 2022 | Devotionals

Therefore, as you received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk in him (Colossians 2:6, esv). While the writers of Scripture use many vivid metaphors to describe the Christian life, by far the most common one in the New Testament is a walk. “But I say, walk by the Spirit, and you will not gratify the […]

June 14, 2022 | Devotionals

The people came up out of the Jordan on the tenth day of the first month, and they encamped at Gilgal on the east border of Jericho. And those twelve stones, which they took out of the Jordan, Joshua set up at Gilgal. And he said to the people of Israel, “When your children ask […]

Your Very Life
June 9, 2022 | Devotionals

Therefore thus says the Lord, the God of hosts: “Because you have spoken this word, behold, I am making my words in your mouth a fire, and this people wood, and the fire shall consume them” (Jeremiah 5:14, esv). Just what is this Book? Every now and then we get a glimpse of the Bible’s […]

One Tool, Many Uses
June 7, 2022 | Devotionals

This commandment we have from him: whoever loves God must also love his brother (1 John 4:21, esv). When you’re having a problem in any relationship, you can grab a number of tools from your toolbox in an attempt to fix it. Perhaps one of the tools you’ve been in the habit of picking up […]

A Preview of God’s Plan
June 2, 2022 | Devotionals

“For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope. Then you will call upon me and come and pray to me, and I will hear you. You will seek me and find me, when you seek me […]

The Hole in Your Soul
May 26, 2022 | Devotionals

He has made everything beautiful in its time. Also, he has put eternity into man’s heart, yet so that he cannot find out what God has done from the beginning to the end (Ecclesiastes 3:11, esv). More than three thousand years ago, a king named Solomon chronicled his search for fulfillment. He was the wisest […]

The Opposite of Stingy
May 24, 2022 | Devotionals

The point is this: whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and whoever sows bountifully will also reap bountifully. Each one must give as he has decided in his heart, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver (2 Corinthians 9:6–7, esv). When the apostle Paul set out to develop a case […]