Daily Devotions

Devotions Archive

  • If She Hadn’t Believed In Me

    Tracie Miles | December 13, 2019

    “So encourage each other and build each other up, just as you are already doing.” 1 Thessalonians 5:11 (NLT)

    • Confidence
    • Encouraging Others
  • Who I Am Doesn’t Feel Good Enough

    Lysa TerKeurst | December 12, 2019

    “‘I am the Lord’s servant,’ Mary answered. ‘May your word to me be fulfilled.’” Luke 1:38a, b (NIV)

    • God's Plan
    • Surrender
  • Preparing (Not Pressuring) Our Kids to Follow Jesus

    Ruth Schwenk | December 11, 2019

    “But because of his great love for us, God, who is rich in mercy, made us alive with Christ even when we were dead in transgressions — it is by grace you have been saved.” Ephesians 2:4-5 (NIV)

    • God's Plan
    • Faith
    • Parenting
  • 3 Ways to Overcome Disappointment at Christmas

    Lynn Cowell | December 10, 2019

    “But the angel said to her, ‘Do not be afraid, Mary; you have found favor with God.’” Luke 1:30 (NIV)

    • Disappointment
  • I Can Hardly Wait!

    Karen Ehman | December 9, 2019

    “My eager expectation and hope is that I will not be ashamed about anything, but that now as always, with all courage, Christ will be highly honored in my body, whether by life or by death.” Philippians 1:20 (CSB)

    • Patience
    • Courage
  • The Perfect Gift

    Jenny Wheeler | December 6, 2019

    “Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows.” James 1:17 (NIV)

    • God's Love
  • Dark Places

    Lysa TerKeurst | December 5, 2019

    “The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it.” John 1:5 (NIV)

    • God's Love
  • Making Moments Matter

    Bianca Juarez Olthoff | December 4, 2019

    “Why, you do not even know what will happen tomorrow. What is your life? You are a mist that appears for a little while and then vanishes.” James 4:14 (NIV)

    • Gratitude
    • Thankfulness
  • The Gift of Advent Ache

    Alicia Bruxvoort | December 3, 2019

    “We were saved with this hope ahead of us. Now hope means we are waiting for something we do not have. How can a man hope for something he already has?” Romans 8:24 (NLV)

    • Disappointment
  • No Longer Unloved

    Arlene Pellicane | December 2, 2019

    “Leah had weak eyes, but Rachel had a lovely figure and was beautiful. Jacob was in love with Rachel … ” Genesis 29:17-18a (NIV)

    • Love
    • God's Love
  • It Is Well

    Anitha Abraham | November 29, 2019

    “Please run now to meet her and say to her, ‘Is it well with you? Is it well with your husband? Is it well with the child?’ And she answered, ‘It is well.’” 2 Kings 4:26 (NASB)

    • God's Plan
    • God's Perspective
  • Finding Peace When We’re Tempted to Panic

    Lysa TerKeurst | November 28, 2019

    “When Daniel knew that the document had been signed, he went to his house where he had windows in his upper chamber open toward Jerusalem. He got down on his knees three times a day and prayed and gave thanks before his God, as he had done previously.” Daniel 6:10 (ESV)

    • Peace
  • Grace For the Small Things

    Jasmine Williams | November 27, 2019

    “Grace and peace be multiplied to you in the knowledge of God and of Jesus our Lord.” 2 Peter 1:2 (NASB)

  • The Comparison Trap

    Kelly Barbrey | November 26, 2019

    “If we live by the Spirit, let us also be guided by the Spirit. Let us not become conceited, competing against one another, envying one another.” Galatians 5:25-26 (NRSV)

    • God's Perspective
    • Contentment
  • Grateful, Even for the Storms

    Wendi Lou Lee | November 25, 2019

    “He lifted me out of the pit of destruction, out of the sticky mud. He stood me on a rock and made my feet steady.” Psalm 40:2 (NCV)

    • Gratitude
  • The Ministry of Hard Things

    Brenda Bradford Ottinger | November 22, 2019

    “But the king replied to Araunah, ‘No, I insist on buying it, for I will not present burnt offerings to the LORD my God that have cost me nothing.’ So David paid him fifty pieces of silver for the threshing floor and the oxen.” 2 Samuel 24:24 (NLT)

    • Serving Others
    • God's Character
  • 5 Prayers for Your Child

    Lysa TerKeurst | November 21, 2019

    “Then Jesus told his disciples a parable to show them that they should always pray and not give up.” Luke 18:1 (NIV)

    • Prayer
  • LOVED.

    Cindy Bultema | November 20, 2019

    “See what great love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God! And that is what we are!” 1 John 3:1a, (NIV)

  • When You Feel Far From God

    Sharon Jaynes | November 19, 2019

    “Never will I leave you; never will I forsake you.” Hebrews 13:5b (NIV)

    • God's Perspective
    • Time with God
  • How to Set a Watch Over Your Words

    Karen Ehman | November 18, 2019

    “LORD, set up a guard for my mouth; keep watch at the door of my lips.” Psalm 141:3 (CSB)

    • God's Character

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I Can Hardly Wait!

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“My eager expectation and hope is that I will not be ashamed about anything, but that now as always, with all courage, Christ will be highly honored in my body, whether by life or by death.” Philippians 1:20 (CSB)

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