Daily Devotionals

Peace Week 2: Thursday

“So if you are presenting a sacrifice at the altar in the Temple and you suddenly remember that someone has something against you, leave your sacrifice there at the altar. Go and be reconciled to that person. Then come and offer your sacrifice to God. Matthew 5:23-24 If we want to have...

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Peace Week 2: Wednesday

“Come now, let’s settle this,” says the Lord. “Though your sins are like scarlet, I will make them as white as snow. Though they are red like crimson, I will make them as white as wool. Isaiah 1:18 Recently I spilled a cup of coffee all over the rug in my den area...

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Peace Week 2: Tuesday

The faithful love of the Lord never ends! His mercies never cease. Great is his faithfulness; his mercies begin afresh each morning. Lamentations 3:22-23 As human beings, we are conditioned to expect people to have a limit on how many times they will offer forgiveness. For example, if you are...

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Peace Week 2: Monday

O Lord, you are so good, so ready to forgive, so full of unfailing love for all who ask for your help. Psalm 86:5 Have you ever noticed that the person we often have the hardest time forgiving is ourselves? Unfortunately, it is true for many of us. We can be so hard on ourselves that we beat...

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Peace Week 1: Saturday

The Lord isn’t really being slow about his promise, as some people think. No, he is being patient for your sake. He does not want anyone to be destroyed, but wants everyone to repent. 2 Peter 3:9 Who is the most patient person you know? Why? Perhaps patience is one of the most underrated...

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Peace Week 1: Friday

His father said to him, “Look, dear son, you have always stayed by me, and everything I have is yours. We had to celebrate this happy day. For your brother was dead and has come back to life! He was lost, but now he is found!” Luke 15:31-32 We have been looking at the story of the...

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Peace Week 1: Thursday

So he returned home to his father. And while he was still a long way off, his father saw him coming. Filled with love and compassion, he ran to his son, embraced him, and kissed him. Luke 15:20-21 When my big brother moved out of the house after high school, he moved 4 and a half hours away...

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Peace Week 1: Wednesday

I will go home to my father and say, “Father, I have sinned against both heaven and you,  and I am no longer worthy of being called your son. Please take me on as a hired servant.”’ Luke 15:18-19 Have you ever accidentally driven the wrong way on a one-way street?...

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Peace Week 1: Tuesday

 To illustrate the point further, Jesus told them this story: “A man had two sons. The younger son told his father, ‘I want my share of your estate now before you die.’ So his father agreed to divide his wealth between his sons. Luke 15:11-12 Can you imagine going to your...

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Peace Week 1: Monday

Then the Lord God called to the man, “Where are you?” He replied, “I heard you walking in the garden, so I hid. I was afraid because I was naked.” Genesis 3:9-10 One of the funniest things I see toddlers do is pretend to hide in very obvious hiding spots. Sometimes they...

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