Daily Devotionals

Would You Rather? Week 5 Wednesday

It is better to say nothing than to make a promise and not keep it. Ecclesiastes 5:5 My four-year-old nephew, Owen, just started preschool this year. His dad, my brother, recently found out that he had started telling people in his class that he had a pet snake at his house. When his dad...

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Would You Rather? Week 5 Tuesday

But the Holy Spirit produces this kind of fruit in our lives: love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. There is no law against these things! Galatians 5:22-23 Just before the Coronavirus hit and changed life as we know it, my family and I went...

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Would You Rather? Week 5 Monday

 Heaven and earth will disappear, but my words will never disappear. Matthew 24:35 In many ways, this year has completely turned our lives upside down. Suddenly, the predictability that we would drive to work in the morning, drop the children off at school, or meet friends at our favorite...

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Would You Rather? Week 4 Saturday

 “And the King will say, ‘I tell you the truth, when you did it to one of the least of these my brothers and sisters, you were doing it to me!’” Matthew 25:40 As much as I am impacted by other people’s kindness toward me, I am also deeply impacted when someone...

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Would You Rather? Week 4 Friday

Do not withhold good from those who deserve it when it’s in your power to help them. If you can help your neighbor now, don’t say, “Come back tomorrow, and then I’ll help you.” Proverbs 3:27-28 It is hard to be kind when you are self-focused and only concerned...

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Would You Rather? Week 4 Thursday

Your kindness will reward you, but your cruelty will destroy you. Proverbs 11:17 We often think that kindness is solely for the benefit of the recipient. However, this is not the case. When we show kindness to the people around us, not only are those people impacted, we are changed, too...

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Would You Rather? Week 4 Wednesday

The man answered, “‘You must love the Lord your God with all your heart, all your soul, all your strength, and all your mind.’ And, ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’” “Right!” Jesus told him. “Do this and you will live!” Luke...

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Would You Rather? Week 4 Tuesday

How precious are Your thoughts about me, O God. They cannot be numbered! Psalm 139:17 Last year, I was gifted a pair of AirPods, and I use them every single day. I use them to listen to music, use them when I exercise, and use them when I talk on the phone. These AirPods are extremely valuable...

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Would You Rather? Week 4 Monday

Since God chose you to be the holy people He loves, you must clothe yourselves with tenderhearted mercy, kindness, humility, gentleness, and patience. Colossians 3:12 Jesus tells a story in Matthew 18 about a king who had a servant who owed him a great debt. When the servant realized he would...

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Would You Rather? Week 3 Saturday

God sent his Son into the world not to judge the world, but to save the world through him. John 3:17 The prime example we have of someone who lived out gentleness every single day was Jesus. Imagine Jesus, the very Son of God, choosing gentleness over anger, pride, and all of the other...

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