Daily Devotionals

Campfire Stories: Week 5 - Saturday

Then I said, "Lord, how long will this go on?" Isaiah 6:11a In 1956, Elisabeth Elliot's life was turned upside down when her twenty-eight-year-old missionary husband, Jim, and four of his missionary friends were brutally murdered by a tribe of people in Ecuador, the very people they were trying...

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Campfire Stories: Week 5 - Friday

Then I heard the Lord asking, "Whom should I send as a messenger to this people? Who will go for us?" I said, "Here I am. Send me." Isaiah 6:8 Think about the last time you received really, really good news. Maybe you had a good report from the doctor, maybe you got the college scholarship you...

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Campfire Stories: Week 5 - Thursday

Jesus shouted to the crowds, "If you trust Me, you are trusting not only Me, but also God who sent Me. For when you see Me, you are seeing the One who sent Me. John 12:44-45 I'll never forget one of the first lessons that my driving instructor taught me was that I would inevitably go in the...

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Campfire Stories: Week 5 - Wednesday

Then one of the seraphim flew to me with a burning coal he had taken from the altar with a pair of tongs. He touched my lips with it and said, "See, this coal has touched your lips. Now your guilt is removed, and your sins are forgiven." Isaiah 6:6-7 Forgiveness can be hard to ask for. It is...

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Campfire Stories: Week 5 - Tuesday

They were calling out to each other, "Holy, holy, holy is the Lord of Heaven's Armies! The whole earth is filled with His glory!" Isaiah 6:3 Have you ever worn a shirt that you thought was clean, only to notice when you walked outside in the sunlight that it had a stain? Unfortunately, this has...

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Campfire Stories: Week 5 - Monday

It was in the year King Uzziah died that I saw the Lord. He was sitting on a lofty throne, and the train of his robe filled the Temple. Isaiah 6:1 Have you ever been rock climbing? I have gathered up all of my courage and rock climbed only one time in my life, and I do not care ever to attempt...

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Campfire Stories: Week 4 - Saturday

Where is another God like you, who pardons the guilt of the remnant, overlooking the sins of his special people? You will not stay angry with your people forever, because you delight in showing unfailing love. Micah 7:18 The majority of the book of Micah is extremely tragic. Throughout much of...

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Campfire Stories: Week 4 - Friday

Don't be selfish; don't try to impress others. Be humble, thinking of others as better than yourselves. Don't look out only for your own interests, but take an interest in others, too. Philippians 2:3-4 "I'm king of the world!", Leonardo DiCaprio's character, Jack Dawson, exclaims as he is on...

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Campfire Stories: Week 4 - Thursday

If you love only those who love you, what reward is there for that? Even corrupt tax collectors do that much. If you are kind only to your friends, how are you different from anyone else? Even pagans do that. Matthew 5:46-47 The late children's television host, Fred Rogers, affectionately known...

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Campfire Stories: Week 4 - Wednesday

Day by day the Lord takes care of the innocent, and they will receive an inheritance that lasts forever. Psalm 37:18 It should disrupt us to think that more than one billion people in the world live in poverty, surviving on less than one dollar per day, and more than twenty-six thousand...

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