Daily Devotionals

Easter 2022: Thursday

Teach these new disciples to obey all the commands I have given you. And be sure of this: I am with you always, even to the end of the age. Matthew 28:20 “I’m here, and it’s okay.” These are the words parents and caregivers say to comfort their children. The words...

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Easter 2022: Wednesday

I have told you all this so that you may have peace in me. Here on earth you will have many trials and sorrows. But take heart, because I have overcome the world.” John 16:33 “Why do bad things happen to good people?” This is one of the biggest questions people have about...

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Easter 2022: Tuesday

Then he said to Thomas, “Put your finger here, and look at my hands. Put your hand into the wound in my side. Don’t be faithless any longer. Believe!”John 20:27  When we think about doubt, especially doubting in the area of our faith, many of us feel guilt and shame for...

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Easter 2022: Monday

They told him, “We have seen the Lord!” But he replied, “I won’t believe it unless I see the nail wounds in his hands, put my fingers into them, and place my hand into the wound in his side.” John 20:25 For years, I did not think I would like honey. I know it is a...

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Peace Week 2: Saturday

The one who covers his transgressions will not prosper, but whoever confesses them and forsakes them will find mercy. Proverbs 28:13 Have you ever noticed how many little kids automatically want to run and hide when they get in trouble? Shame and sin do that to us. They make us want to keep to...

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Peace Week 2: Friday

And may you have the power to understand, as all God’s people should, how wide, how long, how high, and how deep his love is. May you experience the love of Christ, though it is too great to understand fully. Then you will be made complete with all the fullness of life and power that comes...

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Peace Week 2: Thursday

“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 If we want to have...

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Peace Week 2: Wednesday

“Come now, let’s settle this,” says the Lord. “Though your sins are like scarlet, I will make them as white as snow. Though they are red like crimson, I will make them as white as wool. Isaiah 1:18 Recently I spilled a cup of coffee all over the rug in my den area...

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Peace Week 2: Tuesday

The faithful love of the Lord never ends! His mercies never cease. Great is his faithfulness; his mercies begin afresh each morning. Lamentations 3:22-23 As human beings, we are conditioned to expect people to have a limit on how many times they will offer forgiveness. For example, if you are...

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Peace Week 2: Monday

O Lord, you are so good, so ready to forgive, so full of unfailing love for all who ask for your help. Psalm 86:5 Have you ever noticed that the person we often have the hardest time forgiving is ourselves? Unfortunately, it is true for many of us. We can be so hard on ourselves that we beat...

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