Daily Devotionals

Best of 2021 Tuesday

Oh, the joys of those who do not follow the advice of the wicked, or stand around with sinners, or join in with mockers. But they delight in the law of the Lord, meditating on it day and night. Psalm 1:1-2 “What has delighted you lately?” A friend recently asked me this question...

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Best of 2021 Monday

We do this by keeping our eyes on Jesus, the champion who initiates and perfects our faith. Because of the joy awaiting him, he endured the cross, disregarding its shame. Now he is seated in the place of honor beside God’s throne. Hebrews 12:2 When teaching a student how to drive, one of...

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Saturday, January 8

And this hope will not lead to disappointment. For we know how dearly God loves us, because he has given us the Holy Spirit to fill our hearts with his love. Romans 5:5 This morning, I read a quote about hope from Paul David Tripp in my Bible study that stopped me in my tracks. This is what he...

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Friday, January 7

I have told you all this so that you may have peace in me. Here on earth you will have many trials and sorrows. But take heart, because I have overcome the world.” John 16:33 Our meteorologists have gotten really good at predicting the weather, including predicting storms. These...

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Thursday, January 6

And we are confident that he hears us whenever we ask for anything that pleases him. 1 John 5:14 My 5 and 3-year-old nephew and niece are some of the most special people to me. They are funny, sweet, and so much fun. But mark my words: they have my full and undivided attention when they talk to...

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Wednesday, January 5

When Jesus woke up, he rebuked the wind and said to the waves, “Silence! Be still!” Suddenly the wind stopped, and there was a great calm. Mark 4:39 Over the last two years, we have learned that we are not immune to the storms that this life brings. Every person on the planet, in...

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Tuesday, January 4

Then Jesus wept. John 11:35 You might notice that the verse for today is short. We did this on purpose. You have probably heard the saying, “actions speak louder than words.” This sentiment reminds us that we can say the right things, but our actions prove our words. For example, we...

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Monday, January 3

When you go through deep waters, I will be with you. When you go through rivers of difficulty, you will not drown. When you walk through the fire of oppression, you will not be burned up; the flames will not consume you. Isaiah 43:2 On September 14, 2021, Wicked the musical opened on Broadway...

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Saturday January 1

“Look! I stand at the door and knock. If you hear my voice and open the door, I will come in, and we will share a meal together as friends. Revelation 3:20 Christmas was one week ago. What was the best gift you received? What was the best gift you gave? As we think about the gifts we gave...

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Friday December 31

“For this is how God loved the world: He gave his one and only Son, so that everyone who believes in him will not perish but have eternal life.” John 3:16 It is one thing to tell someone that you love them, but it is a whole different thing to show them you love them. You can say...

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