Daily Devotionals

Underdog Week 6 Thursday

And now, dear brothers and sisters, one final thing. Fix your thoughts on what is true, and honorable, and right, and pure, and lovely, and admirable. Think about things that are excellent and worthy of praise. Philippians 4:8 At the beginning of December, I told my 4-year-old nephew Owen...

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Underdog Week 6 Wednesday

Every time I think of you, I give thanks to my God. Whenever I pray, I make my requests for all of you with joy. Philippians 1:3-4 Pastor Louie Giglio told a story of a surprising encounter in the Dallas airport many years ago. While sitting at the airport, he was reading the Dallas Morning...

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Underdog Week 6 Tuesday

On the Sabbath, we went a little way outside the city to a riverbank, where we thought people would be meeting for prayer, and we sat down to speak with some women who had gathered there. One of them was Lydia from Thyatira, a merchant of expensive purple cloth, who worshiped God. As she...

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Underdog Week 6 Monday

Who is weak without my feeling that weakness? Who is led astray, and I do not burn with anger? If I must boast, I would rather boast about the things that show how weak I am. 2 Corinthians 11:29-30 When quarantine hit back in early March 2020, many of us had to come up with creative ways to...

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Underdog Week 5 Saturday

But when he saw the strong wind and the waves, he was terrified and began to sink. “Save me, Lord!” he shouted. Jesus immediately reached out and grabbed him. “You have so little faith,” Jesus said. “Why did you doubt me?” Matthew 14:30-31 “Eyes on...

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Underdog Week 5 Friday

They sold their property and possessions and shared the money with those in need. They worshiped together at the Temple each day, met in homes for the Lord’s Supper, and shared their meals with great joy and generosity. Acts 2:45-46 Human beings do not have to learn how to be selfish...

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Underdog Week 5 Thursday

And all the believers met together in one place and shared everything they had. Acts 2:44-45 During the Coronavirus pandemic, many of us have realized how much we need people. When stay-at-home orders were first announced, I heard a number of people talk about having a small group of...

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Underdog Week 5 Wednesday

All the believers devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching, and to fellowship, and to sharing in meals (including the Lord’s Supper), and to prayer. Acts 2:42 We use the word devoted often, but I wonder how many times you and I actually stop to think about what the word...

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Underdog Week 5 Tuesday

On the day of Pentecost, all the believers were meeting together in one place. Suddenly, there was a sound from Heaven like the roaring of a mighty windstorm, and it filled the house where they were sitting. Acts 2:1-2 Not long ago, my mom and I were watching my young niece and nephew while...

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Underdog Week 5 Monday

But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes upon you. And you will be My witnesses, telling people about Me everywhere—in Jerusalem, throughout Judea, in Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.” Acts 1:8 I hate goodbyes. I have always lived with my heart on my sleeve...

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