Daily Devotionals

Underdog Week 3 Wednesday

Yes, the Sovereign Lord is coming in power. He will rule with a powerful arm. See, He brings His reward with Him as He comes. He will feed His flock like a shepherd. He will carry the lambs in His arms, holding them close to His heart. He will gently lead the mother sheep with their young...

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Underdog Week 3 Tuesday

I have wandered away like a lost sheep; come and find me, for I have not forgotten Your commands. Psalm 119:176 I recently listened to a Ted Talk about being wrong. Although the topic may sound strange to you, the talk was fascinating. One thing I found enlightening in this talk was that...

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Underdog Week 3 Monday

The Lord is my shepherd; I have all that I need. Psalm 23:1 I will never forget this poem I memorized as a child called “The Robin and the Sparrow” written by Elizabeth Cheney. Here is what it says: “Said the robin to the sparrow, ‘I should really like to know, why...

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Underdog Week 2 Saturday

Daniel answered, "Long live the king! My God sent His angel to shut the lions' mouths so that they would not hurt me, for I have been found innocent in His sight. And I have not wronged you, Your Majesty." Daniel 6:21-22 We love watching movies and reading books about underdogs. Being an...

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Underdog Week 2 Friday

But when Daniel learned that the law had been signed, he went home and knelt down as usual in his upstairs room, with its windows open toward Jerusalem. He prayed three times a day, just as he had always done, giving thanks to his God. Daniel 6:10 By Daniel 6, it appears that Daniel is no...

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Underdog Week 2 Thursday

Daniel soon proved himself more capable than all the other administrators and high officers. Because of Daniel's great ability, the king made plans to place him over the entire empire. Then the other administrators and high officers began searching for some fault in the way Daniel was handling...

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Underdog Week 2 Wednesday

"King Nebuchadnezzar, please accept my advice. Stop sinning and do what is right. Break from your wicked past and be merciful to the poor. Perhaps then you will continue to prosper." Daniel 4:27 Daniel was a man with an underdog story told in the Old Testament. With God's help and strength...

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Underdog Week 2 Tuesday

But Daniel was determined not to defile himself by eating the food and wine given to them by the king. He asked the chief of staff for permission not to eat these unacceptable foods. Daniel 1:8 Scripture teaches that when we give our lives to Christ, we are given a new life in Him. We do...

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Underdog Week 2 Monday

During the third year of King Jehoiakim's reign in Judah, King Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon came to Jerusalem and besieged it. The Lord gave him victory over King Jehoiakim of Judah and permitted him to take some of the sacred objects from the Temple of God. So Nebuchadnezzar took them back to...

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Best Of 2020 Saturday

Instead, let the Spirit renew your thoughts and attitudes. Put on your new nature, created to be like God—truly righteous and holy. Ephesians 4:23 Having a positive attitude is not often something that comes naturally. It takes work to be a positive, optimistic person. For many, the...

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