Daily Devotionals

Trouble Maker Week 3: Thursday

“I will give you the glory of these kingdoms and authority over them,” the devil said, “because they are mine to give to anyone I please. I will give it all to you if you will worship me.” Luke 4:6-7 When was a time you found yourself taking the easy way out? Do you...

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Trouble Maker Week 3: Wednesday

Then the devil said to him, “If you are the Son of God, tell this stone to become a loaf of bread.” But Jesus told him, “No! The Scriptures say, ‘People do not live by bread alone.’” Luke 4:3-4 Have you noticed that we are more likely to give in to temptation...

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Trouble Maker Week 3: Tuesday

Then Jesus, full of the Holy Spirit, returned from the Jordan River. He was led by the Spirit in the wilderness, where he was tempted by the devil for forty days. Jesus ate nothing all that time and became very hungry. Luke 4:1-2 Much of the temptation that we face is a battle of the mind. We...

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Trouble Maker Week 3: Monday

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  Spoiling my niece and nephew is one of my favorite things to do. As any good aunt would do, I...

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Trouble Maker Week 2: Saturday

 And all who have been united with Christ in baptism have put on Christ, like putting on new clothes Galatians 3:27 One thing that stands out about Olympic athletes is their commitment to their sport. These athletes train practically 365 days a year for hours on hours to become the best of...

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Trouble Maker Week 2: Friday

 For we died and were buried with Christ by baptism. And just as Christ was raised from the dead by the glorious power of the Father, now we also may live new lives. Romans 6:4 Jesus’ baptism symbolized many things. It symbolized His humility. It symbolized that He was ready for His...

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Trouble Maker Week 2: Thursday

Peter replied, “Each of you must repent of your sins and turn to God, and be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins. Then you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit. Acts 2:38 Peter has just completed one of the best sermons ever spoken. His words have cut...

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Trouble Maker Week 2: Wednesday

One day Jesus came from Nazareth in Galilee, and John baptized him in the Jordan River. Mark 1:9 Looking at the life and ministry of Jesus, one thing that stands out to me is His humility. He is the King of Kings and Lord of Lords. He is the Son of God. When He was living on earth, He had all...

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Trouble Maker Week 2: Tuesday

After Jesus was baptized, just as he was coming up out of the water, the heavens opened and he saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove and coming on him. Matthew 3:16 Do you remember a turning point in your life? For me, one of these moments was when I was in high school; my family moved...

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Trouble Maker Week 2: Monday

 That night Joseph left for Egypt with the child and Mary, his mother, and they stayed there until Herod’s death. This fulfilled what the Lord had spoken through the prophet: “I called my Son out of Egypt.” Matthew 2:14-15 Try as we might, even our best, most thought out...

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