Daily Devotionals

The Difference One Life Can Make: Week 2 - 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 Every time I look down at my left middle finger, I am reminded of a dumb mistake that I made a year ago at Spartan Training. I was...

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The Difference One Life Can Make: Week 2 - Monday

"If a man has a hundred sheep and one of them wanders away, what will he do? Won't he leave the ninety-nine others on the hills and go out to search for the one that is lost? And if he finds it, I tell you the truth, he will rejoice over it more than over the ninety-nine that didn't wander away!...

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The Difference One Life Can Make: Week 1 - Saturday

Give thanks to the Lord and proclaim His greatness. Let the whole world know what He has done. Psalm 105:1 When you find something that is good or life-changing, it is easy to tell other people. For instance, if you eat at a new restaurant and are blown away by the food and service, you are...

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The Difference One Life Can Make: Week 1 - Friday

The Son of Man, on the other hand, feasts and drinks, and you say, ‘He's a glutton and a drunkard, and a friend of tax collectors and other sinners!' But wisdom is shown to be right by its results." Matthew 11:19 When my kids were really little, they didn't have any fear of rejection...

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The Difference One Life Can Make: Week 1 - Thursday

For the Son of Man came to seek and save those who are lost." Luke 19:10 If you ever play board games with me, know that I have an essential. I get so locked in at times when I am trying to come up with a strategy to win that I stop talking. And if you know me, I am pretty talkative. At times...

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The Difference One Life Can Make: Week 1 - Wednesday

Therefore, accept each other just as Christ has accepted you so that God will be given glory. Romans 15:7 One of the most awkward things about childhood is to endure a schoolyard pick when people are forming teams. If you're short, these occasions are dreadful because you see all the other kids...

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The Difference One Life Can Make: Week 1 - Tuesday

Later, Matthew invited Jesus and His disciples to his home as dinner guests, along with many tax collectors and other disreputable sinners. Matthew 9:10 One of the first things that the tax collector does after following Jesus is throw a big party. He invites all of his rich tax collector...

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The Difference One Life Can Make: Week 1 - Monday

Those who say they live in God should live their lives as Jesus did. 1 John 2:6 This could be one of the most humbling verses in all of Scripture. Think about the statement that John was making here in this verse. He is begging people not just to follow Jesus with their words, but to show it...

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Campfire Stories: Week 7 - Saturday

It was by faith that the people of Israel marched around Jericho for seven days, and the walls came crashing down. Hebrews 11:30 "What are you going to do this summer?" is the never-ending question that students are asked each year as summer approaches. When I was a college junior, I knew...

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Campfire Stories: Week 7 - Friday

It was by faith that Rahab the prostitute was not destroyed with the people in her city who refused to obey God. For she had given a friendly welcome to the spies. Hebrews 11:31 Rahab is such an interesting Bible character to study. This woman with a sordid past quickly became someone of great...

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