In the Trenches
June 9, 2020 | Devotionals, Faith, God's Word, Spiritual warfare, Temptation

TODAY’S DEVOTIONAL Then Jesus was led up by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil. And after fasting forty days and forty nights, he was hungry. And the tempter came (Matthew 4:1–3a, esv). Faith is as practical as you can get. It’s not ivory tower, abstract, feel-good thinking. Faith is for […]

The Ending
May 26, 2020 | Devotionals, Eternity, Savior, Victory

Today’s Devotional Then I saw heaven opened, and behold, a white horse! The one sitting on it is called Faithful and True, and in righteousness he judges and makes war. On his robe and on his thigh he has a name written, King of kings and Lord of lords (Revelation 19:11, 16, ESV). Spoiler alert: […]

May 26, 2020 | Comfort, Devotionals, Fear, God's power

Today’s Devotional “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). For dark days and even darker nights, for stretches of hardship that seem never to end, for the […]

Where Peace Comes From
May 19, 2020 | Devotionals, Grace, Peace

Today’s Devotional “To all those in Rome who are loved by God and called to be saints: Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ (Romans 1:7, esv).” You may or may not have noticed this, but almost every one of Paul’s epistles in the New Testament contains a […]

Unchanging Reality
May 12, 2020 | Devotionals, God's love, Healing, Hurt

Today’s Devotional “The Lord your God is in your midst, a mighty one who will save; he will rejoice over you with gladness; he will quiet you by his love; he will exult over you with loud singing” (Zephaniah 3:17, ESV). God the Father is able to heal the hurt of every human heart, and […]

The Arm of God
May 5, 2020 | Devotionals, God's love, God's power, Strength

Today’s Devotional Behold, the Lord God comes with might, and his arm rules for him; behold, his reward is with him, and his recompense before him. He will tend his flock like a shepherd; he will gather the lambs in his arms; he will carry them in his bosom, and gently lead those that are […]

Fear Not
April 28, 2020 | Comfort, Devotionals, God's power, Trials

Today’s Devotional There appeared to him an angel of the Lord standing on the right side of the altar of incense. And Zechariah was troubled when he saw him, and fear fell upon him. But the angel said to him, “Do not be afraid, Zechariah” (Luke 1:11–13, esv). Every time in Scripture when God’s presence […]

The Way God Wins
April 11, 2020 | Devotionals, Hope, Salvation, Savior

Easter Devotional And you, who were dead in your trespasses and the uncircumcision of your flesh, God made alive together with him, having forgiven us all our trespasses, by canceling the record of debt that stood against us with its legal demands. This he set aside, nailing it to the cross. He disarmed the rulers […]

Get Ready: Day 23 | 40 Days of Preparation
March 23, 2020 | Devotionals, Disappointment, Discipline, Encouragement

TODAY’S DEVOTIONAL “…Make straight in the desert a highway for our God…” Isaiah 40:3 Preparation continues today with “make straight” in Isaiah 40:3. No more wasted steps…

Get Ready: Day 24 | 40 Days of Preparation
March 16, 2020 | Devotionals, Discipline, Humility, Perseverance

TODAY’S DEVOTIONAL “…Make straight in the desert a highway for our God…” Isaiah 40:3 The King will not be put in a box. Making a highway means leveling every high place, not just those which are convenient or comfortable. If you want the presence of the King more than the semblance of control, get ready…