Daily Devotionals

Identity Theft Week 1: Saturday

For we speak as messengers approved by God to be entrusted with the Good News. Our purpose is to please God, not people. He alone examines the motives of our hearts. 1 Thessalonians 2:4 My brother and his little boy Owen are best friends. Their relationship is so sweet to watch. One thing that...

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Identity Theft Week 1: Friday

God showed how much he loved us by sending his one and only Son into the world so that we might have eternal life through him. 1 John 4:9 We are all known for many things. We describe ourselves by our profession, our roles as spouses or parents, and many other things. But, of all the things...

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Identity Theft Week 1: Thursday

Furthermore, because we are united with Christ, we have received an inheritance from God, for he chose us in advance, and he makes everything work out according to his plan. Ephesians 1:11 What would you do if you found out that you were an heir to the throne of a very wise and wealthy king?...

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Identity Theft Week 1: Wednesday

And because we are his children, God has sent the Spirit of his Son into our hearts, prompting us to call out, “Abba, Father.” Galatians 4:6 When Jesus came to earth, He taught us so many things about God. One of the things He taught was extraordinary. It was actually an invitation...

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Identity Theft Week 1: Tuesday

Even before he made the world, God loved us and chose us in Christ to be holy and without fault in his eyes. God decided in advance to adopt us into his own family by bringing us to himself through Jesus Christ. This is what he wanted to do, and it gave him great pleasure. Ephesians 1:4-5 One...

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Identity Theft Week 1: Monday

You didn’t choose me. I chose you. I appointed you to go and produce lasting fruit, so that the Father will give you whatever you ask for, using my name. John 15:16 One of my least favorite memories from PE class in grade school was picking teams. You see, I am not athletically inclined...

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Peace Week 3: Saturday

But Joseph replied, “Don’t be afraid of me. Am I God, that I can punish you? You intended to harm me, but God intended it all for good. He brought me to this position so I could save the lives of many people.” Genesis 50:19-20 Can you imagine the moment? Joseph’s...

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Peace Week 3: Friday

Make allowance for each other’s faults, and forgive anyone who offends you. Remember, the Lord forgave you, so you must forgive others. Colossians 3:13 If we want to have peace with others in our lives, we have to be willing to offer forgiveness. We cannot truly have peace if we harbor...

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Peace Week 3: Thursday

Please, come closer,” he said to them. So they came closer. And he said again, “I am Joseph, your brother, whom you sold into slavery in Egypt. But don’t be upset, and don’t be angry with yourselves for selling me to this place. It was God who sent me here ahead of you to...

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Peace Week 3: Wednesday

Then Pharaoh said to Joseph, “I had a dream last night, and no one here can tell me what it means. But I have heard that when you hear about a dream you can interpret it.” “It is beyond my power to do this,” Joseph replied. “But God can tell you what it means and...

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