Remix: Student Devotionals

Fruit of the Spirit Pt. 2 - Week 1, Day 1

Day 1: I Want Patience, and I Want It Now I am not a patient person. I'm the kind of the guy who comes up to a traffic light, and if there is a car in both lanes, I try to figure out based on the year, make, and model of the car, and the age of the driver, who will pull out the...

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Fruit of the Spirit Pt. 2 - Week 1, Day 2

Day 2: God's Waiting Room (Learning Patience) Every single one of us struggles every single day with being patient with ourselves, with others, and even with God. We get impatient with ourselves because we are still dealing with the same issues in our life that we thought we would have overcome...

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Fruit of the Spirit Pt. 2 - Week 1, Day 3

Day 3: Supernatural Patience (Relying on God) How do we become more patient people? Honestly, getting frustrated and yelling at everybody isn't working out so well. We end up with broken relationships and hurt feelings. There has to be a better way, so how does God develop patience inside of us?...

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Fruit of the Spirit Pt. 2 - Week 1

Icebreaker:“Sherlock”- Have students make a line and pick one person to be “Sherlock”. Sherlock has to leave so they don’t know what’s happening. The remaining students have to change something about their appearance (ex. Putting hair up, jacket on or off...

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Authentic Faith - Week 4, Day 1

Day 1: Offense and Defense (Standards for Christians) Several years ago, Dallas Cowboys quarterback turned sportscaster Troy Aikman was a guest on a popular late-night talk show. Other guests had been talking about their past sexual experiences. Then the host started quizzing Troy – who...

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Authentic Faith - Week 4, Day 2

Day 2: Dress for Success (Spiritual Armor) The sun was rising when Los Angeles motorcycle police officer Bob Vernon saw a red pickup speed through a stop sign. "This guy must be really late to work," he thought to himself. So he turned on his emergency lights and radioed that he was in pursuit...

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Authentic Faith - Week 4, Day 3

Day 3: Chains of Command (Your God-Given Authority) A police officer stopped a teenage girl who insisted she had been driving the speed limit and told him he was crazy if he thought he was going to give her a ticket. When she refused to show her driver's license, the officer arrested her and...

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Authentic Faith - Week 3, Day 1

Day 1: It's a Jungle Out There (Living by Faith) When I was a little kid, I loved to read books. Clifford the Dog, Flat Stanley, the list goes on. One of my favorite book series was "Curious George." In each book, Curious George got himself into more trouble. The titles of the books went...

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Authentic Faith - Week 3, Day 2

Day 2: My Squad (Getting into a Small Group) CHICAGO TRIBUNE writer Marla Paul took a risk recently when she wrote a self-revealing column confessing her sadness and frustration over her inability to build and sustain friendships. She didn't expect any response from the readers, but she was...

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Authentic Faith - Week 3, Day 3

Day 3: Live Each Day as if Jesus Was Coming Back I was 14 years old and far away from God. I was full of myself and doing my own thing. I didn't need or want anybody telling me what to do. It was a Sunday night, and I had it all planned in my mind what I was going to do with my time. I was going...

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