Daily Devotionals

Are We There Yet? Week 2 Wednesday

Imitate God, therefore, in everything you do, because you are his dear children. Ephesians 5:1 There is a reason why the word “Christian” begins with the very name of Christ. You see, the name Christian was given to followers of Christ because they acted like Him. They reminded...

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Are We There Yet? Week 2 Tuesday

The Lord detests lying lips, but he delights in those who tell the truth. Proverbs 12:22 The other day, my sweet, funny nephew Owen was caught red-handed telling a lie. We all knew he had lied because we saw what actually happened. His parents quickly corrected him and told him that they knew...

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Are We There Yet? Week 2 Monday

Choose a good reputation over great riches; being held in high esteem is better than silver or gold. Proverbs 22:1  John Wooden, basketball player and head coach at the University of California, Los Angeles in the mid 1900s once said, “Be more concerned with your character than with...

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Are We There Yet? Week 1 Saturday

Turn my eyes from worthless things and give me life through Your word. Psalm 119:37 I’ve been noticing lately how quickly time goes by. One minute, it is Monday, the start of the workweek, the next moment it is Friday, and the next thing I know, the weekend is over, and it is Monday...

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Are We There Yet? Week 1 Friday

Obviously, I’m not trying to win the approval of people, but of God. If pleasing people were my goal, I would not be Christ’s servant. Galatians 1:10 Do you remember what it was like to be a middle schooler? I do, and you could not pay me enough money to go back. One of the most...

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Are We There Yet? Week 1 Thursday

“Listen, O Israel! The Lord is our God, the Lord alone. And you must love the Lord your God with all your heart, all your soul, and all your strength.” Deuteronomy 6:4-5 You have likely heard the phrase “money talks.” It is true, the way we spend our money teaches others...

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Are We There Yet? Week 1 Wednesday

“Don’t store up treasures here on earth, where moths eat them and rust destroys them, and where thieves break in and steal. Store your treasures in heaven, where moths and rust cannot destroy, and thieves do not break in and steal.” Matthew 6:19-20 One of the things I have...

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Are We There Yet? Week 1 Tuesday

And you should imitate me, just as I imitate Christ. 1 Corinthians 11:1 You and I both know that we become like the people and things we surround ourselves with. For example, I often find myself mimicking my close friends and even favorite television and book characters. Because of this, I find...

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Are We There Yet? Week 1 Monday

The Lord is compassionate and merciful, slow to get angry, and filled with unfailing love. Psalm 103:8 The core question that we are answering this week is, “What will be the center of my life?” This question is one we must answer for ourselves, and also lead our children to answer...

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Under The Surface: Week 4 - Saturday

This is the day the Lord has made. We will rejoice and be glad in it. Psalm 118:24 When I think about the things that I usually complain about, these things are usually future-oriented. For example, one thing I have found myself complaining about is the fact that I often have trouble sleeping...

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