Daily Devotionals

Believe It Or Not Week 5: Friday

But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well. Matthew 6:33 I am from Georgia, and as you can imagine, 2021 was a great year in sports. The Atlanta Braves won the World Series, and the Georgia Bulldogs won the National Championship. I loved...

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Believe It Or Not Week 5: Thursday

I am the Lord your God, who brought you out of Egypt, out of the land of slavery. “You shall have no other gods before me.” Exodus 20:2-3 The call for God’s people to live differently than the rest of the world is nothing new. We read in the Old Testament that God...

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Believe It Or Not Week 5: Wednesday

Follow my example, as I follow the example of Christ. 1 Corinthians 11:1 Scripture makes it clear that we are called to look and live differently than the rest of the world. While we know this to be true, many of you may be wondering, “how?” That is a fair question. Understanding...

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Believe It Or Not Week 5: Tuesday

Live such good lives among the pagans that, though they accuse you of doing wrong, they may see your good deeds and glorify God on the day he visits us. 1 Peter 2:12 Have you ever stuck out like a sore thumb? I certainly have, and I do not like it. We all have times where we stand out. For...

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Believe It Or Not Week 5: Monday

Dear friends, I urge you, as aliens and strangers in the world, to abstain from sinful desires, which war against your soul.1 Peter 2:11 (NIV, 1984) I was never one to love movies or books about aliens. They just did not interest me, and honestly, they frightened me a little bit growing up...

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Believe It or Not Week 4 Saturday

“My Lord and my God!” Thomas said. John 20:28 It’s hard to have faith in God. Most people believe that Christians have it all figured out. The life of a Christ follower sometimes is filled with doubt, and sometimes we have more questions than answers. We believe in God, but if...

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Believe It or Not Week 4 Friday

“I and the Father are one.” John 10:30 When we look at other religions, it is helpful to understand their origin story. For example, the religion of Islam was started by a 25-year-old man named Muhammad who lived in Mecca. He worked for a wealthy older woman named Khadija as a...

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Believe It or Not Week 4 Thursday

Then the angel spoke to the women. “Don’t be afraid!” he said. “I know you are looking for Jesus, who was crucified. He isn’t here! He is risen from the dead, just as he said would happen. Come, see where his body was lying. Matthew 28:5-6 One truth that makes...

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Believe It or Not Week 4 Wednesday

 For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life through Christ Jesus our Lord. Romans 6:23 The other day, I had to tell my 3-year-old niece to go to timeout. It was not fun, but she had hit her big brother and needed to learn that her actions have consequences. Her...

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Believe It or Not Week 4 Tuesday

God saved you by his grace when you believed. And you can’t take credit for this; it is a gift from God. Ephesians 2:8 Have you ever been given a gift you did not deserve? Maybe when you were a kid, you had a teacher who gave you a grade you had not earned. Perhaps you were given a...

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