Daily Devotionals

Be Brave: Week 3 - Friday

"So if you are presenting a sacrifice at the altar in the Temple and you suddenly remember that someone has something against you, leave your sacrifice there at the altar. Go and be reconciled to that person. Then come and offer your sacrifice to God." Matthew 5:23-24 The words "I'm sorry" can...

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Be Brave: Week 3 - Thursday

Don't be selfish; don't try to impress others. Be humble, thinking of others as better than yourselves. Philippians 2:3 One of the characteristics that can be found in a genuinely gracious person is humility. After all, it takes a great deal of humility to choose to treat someone better than...

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Be Brave: Week 3 - Wednesday

This is real love—not that we loved God, but that He loved us and sent His Son as a sacrifice to take away our sins. Dear friends, since God loved us that much, we surely ought to love each other. 1 John 4:10-11 My sister told me the sweetest story about my three-year-old nephew the other...

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Be Brave: Week 3 - Tuesday

Sin is no longer your master, for you no longer live under the requirements of the law. Instead, you live under the freedom of God's grace. Romans 6:14 When I was in college, one of my favorite professors chose to give my entire class a 100 on our first exam to show us grace. The problem...

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Be Brave: Week 3 - Monday

So you also should consider yourselves to be dead to the power of sin and alive to God through Christ Jesus. Romans 6:11 If I'm honest, grace is a difficult concept for me to understand. You see, grace is getting something that we do not deserve, and I like to earn what I deserve. It is hard...

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Be Brave: Week 2 - Saturday

Come close to God, and God will come close to you. Wash your hands, you sinners; purify your hearts, for your loyalty is divided between God and the world. James 4:8 "Direction, not intention, leads to destination," Pastor Andy Stanley writes in his book, The Principle of the Path. In his book...

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Be Brave: Week 2 - Friday

Temptation comes from our own desires, which entice us and drag us away. These desires give birth to sinful actions. And when sin is allowed to grow, it gives birth to death. James 1:14-15 A good parent disciplines their child, but lazy parents do nothing when they see their child misbehaving...

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Be Brave: Week 2 - Thursday

And let us not neglect our meeting together, as some people do, but encourage one another, especially now that the day of His return is drawing near. Hebrews 10:25 Here at Sagebrush, we believe that life change happens best in Small Groups. For those of us who are in a Small Group at Sagebrush...

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Be Brave: Week 2 - Wednesday

Oh, the joys of those who do not follow the advice of the wicked, or stand around with sinners, or join in with mockers. But they delight in the law of the Lord, meditating on it day and night. Psalm 1:1-2 Text messaging with friends and family members is one of the most common ways I...

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Be Brave: Week 2 - Tuesday

But Jesus often withdrew to the wilderness for prayer. Luke 5:16 In order to have a relationship with someone, you have to talk to them regularly, right? It is hard to have a true relationship with anyone whom you don't speak to regularly. When you do not speak with someone on a regular basis...

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