Daily Devotionals

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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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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