Daily Devotionals

Believe It or Not Week 1 Thursday

No, dear brothers and sisters, I have not achieved it, but I focus on this one thing: Forgetting the past and looking forward to what lies ahead, I press on to reach the end of the race and receive the heavenly prize for which God, through Christ Jesus, is calling us. Philippians 3:13-14 I have...

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Believe It or Not Week 1 Wednesday

Some men came carrying a paralyzed man on a sleeping mat. They tried to take him inside to Jesus, but they couldn’t reach him because of the crowd. So they went up to the roof and took off some tiles. Then they lowered the sick man on his mat down into the crowd, right in front of Jesus...

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Believe It or Not Week 1 Tuesday

But Peter said, “I don’t have any silver or gold for you. But I’ll give you what I have. In the name of Jesus Christ the Nazarene, get up and walk!” Acts 3:6 Occasionally my three-year-old niece will immediately begin crying when her brother makes her mad and does...

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Believe It or Not Week 1 Monday

Jesus answered them, “Healthy people don’t need a doctor—sick people do. I have come to call not those who think they are righteous, but those who know they are sinners and need to repent.” Luke 5:31 When was the last time you were stuck in traffic? It is not fun. When...

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100% Week 4 Saturday

For we live by believing and not by seeing. 2 Corinthians 5:7 Faith is an action word. Although it is a noun, it carries a call to act with it. For example, unless I actually sit down in a chair, I do not have faith that it will hold me up. After all, if I do not actually sit in it, I clearly...

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100% Week 4 Friday

“They will be my people,” says the Lord of Heaven’s Armies. “On the day when I act in judgment, they will be my own special treasure. I will spare them as a father spares an obedient child. Malachi 3:17 Little children have to quickly learn that actions have...

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100% Week 4 Thursday

Yes, each of us will give a personal account to God. Romans 14:12 There is a reason why accountability matters. When we ask for help in an area of our lives, like, for example, being patient with our kids, we know we will have to answer to the person we asked for help. We know we will give an...

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100% Week 4 Wednesday

“And Solomon, my son, learn to know the God of your ancestors intimately. Worship and serve him with your whole heart and a willing mind. For the Lord sees every heart and knows every plan and thought. If you seek him, you will find him. But if you forsake him, he will reject you forever...

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100% Week 4 Tuesday

That’s the whole story. Here now is my final conclusion: Fear God and obey his commands, for this is everyone’s duty. Ecclesiastes 12:13 Have you ever been really, really thirsty? I’m not talking about needing a drink to go along with your meal, but so thirsty that you know if...

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100% Week 4 Monday

“You have said, ‘What’s the use of serving God? What have we gained by obeying his commands or by trying to show the Lord of Heaven’s Armies that we are sorry for our sins? Malachi 3:14 When was the last time you felt like you “stuck out like a sore thumb”?...

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