Daily Devotionals

Be Brave: Week 5 - Wednesday

Let us hold tightly without wavering to the hope we affirm, for God can be trusted to keep his promise. Hebrews 10:23 The other day, my sweet three-year-old nephew, Owen, and my brother, his dad, were wrestling. As they were playing, Owen ran up to his mom and told her that his dad had been...

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Be Brave: Week 5 - Tuesday

For I know the plans I have for you," says the Lord. "They are plans for good and not for disaster, to give you a future and a hope. Jeremiah 29:11 Have you, in a moment of worry, thought to yourself, "If I only knew the outcome of this particular situation, I could relax or have peace"? I must...

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Be Brave: Week 5 - Monday

When I look at the night sky and see the work of Your fingers— the moon and the stars You set in place— what are mere mortals that You should think about them, human beings that You should care for them? Psalm 8:3-4 Often, many of the things I'm worried about are things that are out...

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Be Brave: Week 4 - Saturday

Teach those who are rich in this world not to be proud and not to trust in their money, which is so unreliable. Their trust should be in God, who richly gives us all we need for our enjoyment. 1 Timothy 6:17 Andy Stanley encourages Christians to say, "I will not put my trust in riches, but in...

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Be Brave: Week 4 - Friday

Don't love money; be satisfied with what you have. For God has said, "I will never fail you. I will never abandon you." Hebrews 13:5 Fill in the blank to this statement: "If only I had _________, then I would be content." What is the first thing that came to your mind when you read that...

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Be Brave: Week 4 - Thursday

"You must set aside a tithe of your crops—one-tenth of all the crops you harvest each year." Deuteronomy 14:22 As we talk about spending our finances wisely, one topic that must be addressed is tithing. Tithing is a practice taught in Scripture that consists of giving 10% of your income...

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Be Brave: Week 4 - Wednesday

Some who are poor pretend to be rich; others who are rich pretend to be poor. Proverbs 13:7 It was the middle of final exam season in college when my laptop unexpectedly quit working. It completely shut down and would not restart. For a college student who worked from her laptop every day...

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Be Brave: Week 4 - Tuesday

Good planning and hard work lead to prosperity, but hasty shortcuts lead to poverty. Proverbs 21:5 Proper planning is essential to do anything well. Without a plan, there is no clear way to execute the thing that you want to do. This is why we plan for events, business strategies, and other...

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Be Brave: Week 4 - Monday

But who am I, and who are my people, that we could give anything to You? Everything we have has come from You, and we give You only what You first gave us. We are here for only a moment, visitors and strangers in the land as our ancestors were before us. Our days on earth are like a passing...

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Be Brave: Week 3 - Saturday

Then Peter came to Him and asked, "Lord, how often should I forgive someone who sins against me? Seven times?" "No, not seven times," Jesus replied, "but seventy times seven!" Matthew 18:21-22 Can you remember a time when someone forgave you when you expected them to do the complete opposite?...

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