Daily Devotionals

Road Trip: Week 2 - Tuesday

All those gathered here will know that it is not by sword or spear that the Lord saves; for the battle is the Lord's, and he will give all of you into our hands." 1 Samuel 17:47 Currently, in the Poe house, my kids have become enthralled with the video game "Fortnite." From the moment they wake...

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Road Trip: Week 2 - Monday

Moses commanded Joshua, "Choose some men to go out and fight the army of Amalek for us. Tomorrow, I will stand at the top of the hill, holding the staff of God in my hand." Exodus 17:9 It is never a good situation when you find yourself as a straggler behind the pack. When you are alone...

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Road Trip: Week 1 - Saturday

But tormented by thirst, they continued to argue with Moses. "Why did you bring us out of Egypt? Are you trying to kill us, our children, and our livestock with thirst?" Exodus 17:3 It is interesting that if you have done the devotional this week, you have noticed a change in the Israelites...

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Road Trip: Week 1 - Friday

"If only the Lord had killed us back in Egypt," they moaned. "There we sat around pots filled with meat and ate all the bread we wanted. But now you have brought us into this wilderness to starve us all to death." Exodus 16:3 My kids are really good at complaining. They grumble over not getting...

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Road Trip: Week 1 - Thursday

He said, "If you will listen carefully to the voice of the Lord your God and do what is right in his sight, obeying his commands and keeping all his decrees, then I will not make you suffer any of the diseases I sent on the Egyptians; for I am the Lord who heals you." Exodus 15:26 When I was 20...

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Road Trip: Week 1 - Wednesday

When the people of Israel saw the mighty power that the Lord had unleashed against the Egyptians, they were filled with awe before him. They put their faith in the Lord and in his servant Moses. Exodus 14:31 Have you ever had that moment where God came through for you? It could have been a...

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Road Trip: Week 1 - Tuesday

The Lord himself will fight for you. Just stay calm. Exodus 14:14 The Israelites have good reason to panic. They have just fled from Egypt and ventured into the desert. Days later, Pharaoh regrets his decision and rallies his army with chariots to pursue Moses and the runaway slaves. Now the...

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Road Trip: Week 1 - Monday

When Pharaoh finally let the people go, God did not lead them along the main road that runs through Philistine territory, even though that was the shortest route to the Promised Land. God said, "If the people are faced with a battle, they might change their minds and return to Egypt." Exodus...

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3 P's In A Pod: Week 3 - Saturday

Yet true godliness with contentment is itself great wealth. After all, we brought nothing with us when we came into the world, and we can't take anything with us when we leave it. 1 Timothy 6:6-7 Twenty five years ago on this day in history, May 25, 1994, George Swanson got his last request...

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3 P's In A Pod: Week 3 - Friday

And I have been a constant example of how you can help those in need by working hard. You should remember the words of the Lord Jesus: "It is more blessed to give than to receive." Acts 20:35 I love studying the Apostle Paul because he had a genuine understanding of where true contentment came...

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