Daily Devotionals

Trouble Maker Week 4: Tuesday

Then Jesus told them, “A prophet is honored everywhere except in his own hometown and among his relatives and his own family. Mark 6:4 Have you ever walked away from a conversation feeling completely misunderstood? Sometimes we can do our best to explain ourselves, yet still, we feel...

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Trouble Maker Week 4: Monday

“The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, for he has anointed me to bring Good News to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim that captives will be released, that the blind will see, that the oppressed will be set free, and that the time of the Lord’s favor has come.” Luke...

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Love God, Love Others: Saturday

But don’t just listen to God’s word. You must do what it says. Otherwise, you are only fooling yourselves. James 1:22 At its core, listening is a two-part process. First, listening requires actually hearing what someone has said. Simply listening, however, will only take us so...

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Love God, Love Others: Friday

If someone says, “I love God,” but hates a fellow believer, that person is a liar; for if we don’t love people we can see, how can we love God, whom we cannot see? And he has given us this command: Those who love God must also love their fellow believers. 1 John...

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Love God, Love Others: Thursday

Dear friends, I am not writing a new commandment for you; rather it is an old one you have had from the very beginning. This old commandment—to love one another—is the same message you heard before. 1 John 2:7 How do you know that someone is a follower of Jesus? Maybe you think...

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Love God, Love Others: Wednesday

We know how much God loves us, and we have put our trust in his love. God is love, and all who live in love live in God, and God lives in them. 1 John 4:16 My brother caught his kids, my niece and nephew, Owen and Collins in a rare moment of playing sweetly together. If you are a parent...

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Love God, Love Others: Tuesday

Jesus replied, “The most important commandment is this: ‘Listen, O Israel! The Lord our God is the one and only Lord. And you must love the Lord your God with all your heart, all your soul, all your mind, and all your strength.’ Mark 12:30 “Of all the commandments...

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Love God, Love Others: Monday

Three things will last forever—faith, hope, and love—and the greatest of these is love. 1 Corinthians 13:13 If you have spent much time studying Scripture and attending church, you know that love is one of the defining characteristics of God, and you also know that followers of...

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Trouble Maker Week 3: Saturday

The temptations in your life are no different from what others experience. And God is faithful. He will not allow the temptation to be more than you can stand. When you are tempted, he will show you a way out so that you can endure. 1 Corinthians 10:13 I got lost in a parking garage the other...

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Trouble Maker Week 3: Friday

Then the devil took him to Jerusalem, to the highest point of the Temple, and said, “If you are the Son of God, jump off! 10 For the Scriptures say, ‘He will order his angels to protect and guard you. Luke 4:9-10 Of all of the temptations and sins we may struggle with, pride is...

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