Daily Devotionals

The Relationship Playbook: Week 1 - Saturday

So let's not get tired of doing what is good. At just the right time, we will reap a harvest of blessing if we don't give up. Galatians 6:9 We live in a world of instant gratification. If we want to buy something, we can order it online and get it the very next day. If we are hungry, we can...

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The Relationship Playbook: Week 1 - Friday

"Teacher, which is the most important commandment in the law of Moses?" Jesus replied, "'You must love the Lord your God with all your heart, all your soul, and all your mind.'" Matthew 22:36-37 When we go through times of uncertainty or difficulty, there is one result that must not be...

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The Relationship Playbook: Week 1 - Thursday

I am saying this for your benefit, not to place restrictions on you. I want you to do whatever will help you serve the Lord best, with as few distractions as possible. 1 Corinthians 7:35 During the summer of 2014, I spent two months in Romania. Part of the time I was in Romania, I worked with...

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The Relationship Playbook: Week 1 - Wednesday

When Abraham's servant heard their answer, he bowed down to the ground and worshiped the Lord. Genesis 24:52 We have been talking this week about Abraham's search to find his son Isaac a wife to marry. We learn from Genesis 24 that his servant was the one tasked with carrying out this search...

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The Relationship Playbook: Week 1 - Tuesday

When she had given him a drink, she said, "I'll draw water for your camels, too, until they have had enough to drink." Genesis 24:19 "Are you who the person you are looking for is looking for?" Pastor Andy Stanley asks this question when talking to people who are single but want to be married...

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The Relationship Playbook: Week 1 - Monday

"Swear by the Lord, the God of heaven and earth, that you will not allow my son to marry one of these local Canaanite women. Go instead to my homeland, to my relatives, and find a wife there for my son Isaac." Genesis 24:3-4 My sister, Mary Claire, is one of my best friends. We are different in...

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Monsoon: Week 6 - Saturday

Then Samson prayed to the Lord, "Sovereign Lord, remember me again. O God, please strengthen me just one more time. With one blow let me pay back the Philistines for the loss of my two eyes." Judges 16:28 In the month of January, every gym is packed. This is because, at the beginning of the...

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Monsoon: Week 6 - Friday

Finally, Samson shared his secret with her. "My hair has never been cut," he confessed, "for I was dedicated to God as a Nazirite from birth. If my head were shaved, my strength would leave me, and I would become as weak as anyone else." Judges 16:17 Several months ago, I got in my car very...

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Monsoon: Week 6 - Thursday

Samson was now very thirsty, and he cried out to the Lord, "You have accomplished this great victory by the strength of your servant. Must I now die of thirst and fall into the hands of these pagans?" Judges 15:18 When I was a kid, I never really understood why my parents wanted me to have a...

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Monsoon: Week 6 - Wednesday

Keep watch and pray, so that you will not give in to temptation. For the spirit is willing, but the body is weak! Matthew 26:41 When you have a job interview, there is one dreaded question that we should all be prepared to answer: "What are your weaknesses?" This question is dreaded because...

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