Daily Devotionals

Dead End Desperation Week 2: Thursday

"Each time he said, “My grace is all you need. My power works best in weakness.” So now I am glad to boast about my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ can work through me." 2 Corinthians 12:9 My uncle likes to tell the story of a time we were hiking when I was a little...

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Dead End Desperation Week 2: Wednesday

"He replied, “What is impossible for people is possible with God.” Luke 18:27 There is a word used to describe Jesus, “omnipotent.” It means “all-powerful.” Simply put, God can do anything. Nothing is out of reach for Him. Nothing is too great or too...

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Dead End Desperation Week 2: Tuesday

"He was the one who prayed to the God of Israel, “Oh, that you would bless me and expand my territory! Please be with me in all that I do, and keep me from all trouble and pain!” And God granted him his request. 1 Chronicles 4:10 You have the potential to have a lasting impact...

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Dead End Desperation Week 2: Monday

"When they came to the other side, Elijah said to Elisha, “Tell me what I can do for you before I am taken away.” And Elisha replied, “Please let me inherit a double share of your spirit and become your successor.” 2 Kings 2:9 Imagine you have one last moment with...

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Dead End Desperation: Saturday

"How do you know what your life will be like tomorrow? Your life is like the morning fog—it's here a little while, then it's gone." James 4:14 You have undoubtedly heard the saying, “The days are long, but the years are short.” This phrase serves as a reminder that life...

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Dead End Desperation: Friday

"Give all your worries and cares to God, for he cares about you." 1 Peter 5:7 If you are a parent of a young child, you are no stranger to the question, “Why?” This question often arises when parents ask their kids to do something or they need help understanding why they have to...

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Dead End Desperation: Thursday

 "So Elisha returned to his oxen and slaughtered them. He used the wood from the plow to build a fire to roast their flesh. He passed around the meat to the townspeople, and they all ate. Then he went with Elijah as his assistant." 1 Kings 19:21 It is a hard lesson to learn, but saying...

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Dead End Desperation: Wednesday

"Elisha left the oxen standing there, ran after Elijah, and said to him, “First let me go and kiss my father and mother good-bye, and then I will go with you!” Elijah replied, “Go on back, but think about what I have done to you.” 1 Kings 19:20 When we think about...

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Dead End Desperation: Tuesday

"So Elijah went and found Elisha son of Shaphat plowing a field. There were twelve teams of oxen in the field, and Elisha was plowing with the twelfth team. Elijah went over to him and threw his cloak across his shoulders and then walked away." 1 Kings 19:19 When we look at people who God...

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Dead End Desperation: Monday

"Then anoint Jehu grandson of Nimshi to be king of Israel, and anoint Elisha son of Shaphat from the town of Abel-meholah to replace you as my prophet." 1 Kings 19:16 We are all looking for purpose. Each one of us wants our lives to matter. We want to have an impact. We want everything that...

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