Daily Devotionals

Campfire Stories: Week 1 - Saturday

But afterward the people will return and devote themselves to the Lord their God and to David's descendant, their king. In the last days, they will tremble in awe of the Lord and of His goodness. Hosea 3:5 "By the way," my college professor told my class before he dismissed us for the day, "I...

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Campfire Stories: Week 1 - Friday

I will return her vineyards to her and transform the Valley of Trouble into a gateway of hope. Hosea 2:15a Have you ever felt that you messed up so badly that your situation felt hopeless? Maybe you felt that you were in so much trouble that there was no way out. In the book of Hosea, the...

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Campfire Stories: Week 1 - Thursday

But then I will win her back once again. I will lead her into the desert and speak tenderly to her there. Hosea 2:14 "That was not so bad!" As soon as I said the words to my dad, I wondered if I should have kept them to myself. I was ten years old, and I had just been sent to my room for twenty...

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Campfire Stories: Week 1 - Wednesday

She doesn't realize it was I who gave her everything she has— the grain, the new wine, the olive oil; I even gave her silver and gold. But she gave all my gifts to Baal. Hosea 2:8 "I need a waitress!" This is the sentence that Abby, my friend's adorable two-year-old daughter, exclaimed one...

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Campfire Stories: Week 1 - Tuesday

When she runs after her lovers, she won't be able to catch them. She will search for them but not find them. Then she will think, ‘I might as well return to my husband, for I was better off with him than I am now.' Hosea 2:7 For me, coffee essential in the mornings. Pouring a cup of coffee...

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Campfire Stories: Week 1 - Monday

When the Lord first began speaking to Israel through Hosea, He said to him, "Go and marry a prostitute, so that some of her children will be conceived in prostitution. This will illustrate how Israel has acted like a prostitute by turning against the Lord and worshiping other gods." Hosea 1:2...

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Forgotten War: Week 7 - Saturday

Therefore, we never stop thanking God that when you received his message from us, you didn't think of our words as mere human ideas. You accepted what we said as the very word of God—which, of course, it is. And this word continues to work in you who believe. 1 Thessalonians 2:13 Every...

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Forgotten War: Week 7 - Friday

Jesus said to the people who believed in Him, "You are truly My disciples if you remain faithful to My teachings. And you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free." John 8:31-32 We live in a world that doesn't believe in absolute truth. In this Forgotten War, Satan has been working...

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Forgotten War: Week 7 - Thursday

Study this Book of Instruction continually. Meditate on it day and night so you will be sure to obey everything written in it. Only then will you prosper and succeed in all you do. Joshua 1:8 In moments of transition, we always look for good advice from other people. If you move to a new town...

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Forgotten War: Week 7 - Wednesday

He held seven stars in his right hand, and a sharp two-edged sword came from his mouth. And his face was like the sun in all its brilliance. Revelation 1:16 Many people first start reading the Bible, and they quickly try to skip to the end. They might get bored with the book of Leviticus and...

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