Daily Devotionals

Campfire Stories: Week 6 - Saturday

I will put my Spirit in you, and you will live again and return home to your own land. Then you will know that I, the Lord, have spoken, and I have done what I said. Yes, the Lord has spoken!'" Ezekiel 37:14 The other day I noticed that flowers in my apartment were looking dead. I thought that...

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Campfire Stories: Week 6 - Friday

"Then I will sprinkle clean water on you, and you will be clean. Your filth will be washed away, and you will no longer worship idols. And I will give you a new heart, and I will put a new spirit in you. I will take out your stony, stubborn heart and give you a tender, responsive heart. Ezekiel...

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Campfire Stories: Week 6 - Thursday

"Therefore, give the people of Israel this message from the Sovereign Lord: I am bringing you back, but not because you deserve it. I am doing it to protect my holy name, on which you brought shame while you were scattered among the nations. I will show how holy my great name is—the name...

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Campfire Stories: Week 6 - Wednesday

"Son of man, your people talk about you in their houses and whisper about you at the doors. They say to each other, ‘Come on, let's go hear the prophet tell us what the Lord is saying!' So my people come pretending to be sincere and sit before you. They listen to your words, but they have...

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Campfire Stories: Week 6 - Tuesday

Tell them, ‘This is what the Sovereign Lord says: The people of Israel have set up idols in their hearts and fallen into sin, and then they go to a prophet asking for a message. So I, the Lord, will give them the kind of answer their great idolatry deserves. Ezekiel 14:4 At a dark time in...

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Campfire Stories: Week 6 - Monday

"Son of man," he said, "I am sending you to the nation of Israel, a rebellious nation that has rebelled against me. They and their ancestors have been rebelling against me to this very day. They are a stubborn and hard-hearted people. But I am sending you to say to them, ‘This is what the...

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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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