Category: Daily Devotions

  • Devotion for July 15, 2024

    Devotion for July 15, 2024

    “Do not merely listen to the word, and so deceive yourselves. Do what it says.” (James 1:22, NIV) Jesus informs us in Mark 12:30: “You must love the LORD your God with all your heart, all your soul, all your mind, and all your strength” (NLT). One way to look at this verse is to…

  • Devotion for July 14, 2024

    Devotion for July 14, 2024

    “For to me, to live is Christ, and to die is gain.” (Philippians 1:21) In addition to Scripture, God has given us more than adequate spiritual resources to meet suffering and death. Wall Street, the name synonymous with the American stock market and financial investing, is a place where confidence can rise and fall with…

  • Devotion for July 13, 2024

    Devotion for July 13, 2024

    “Hard work is worthwhile, but empty talk will make you poor.” (Proverbs 14:23, CEV) What you say has a direct connection to your heart. Whatever your heart is filled with is going to come out of your mouth. If you’re filled with anger, anger is going to come out of your mouth. If your heart…

  • Devotion for July 12, 2024

    Devotion for July 12, 2024

    “But in the account of the burning bush, even Moses showed that the dead rise, for he calls the Lord ‘the God of Abraham, and the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob’. He is not the God of the dead, but of the living, for to Him all are alive.” (Luke 20:37,38) Numerous…

  • Devotion for July 11, 2024

    Devotion for July 11, 2024

    “It’s useless to rise early and go to bed late, and work your worried fingers to the bone. Don’t you know he enjoys giving rest to those he loves?” (Psalm 127:2, MSG) The Bible says in Mark 12:30, “You must love the LORD your God with all your heart, all your soul, all your mind,…

  • Devotion for July 10, 2024

    Devotion for July 10, 2024

    “The stone the builders rejected has become the cornerstone.” (Luke 20:17b) Have you felt rejected? Of course you have. Who hasn’t? It’s within our human nature to experience this type of emotion, from micro-rejections to full-blown macro-rejections. But how could these occurrences possibly compare to what Jesus suffered? Jesus was rejected by the very people…

  • Devotion for July 9, 2024

    Devotion for July 9, 2024

    “The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit.” (Psalm 34:18, NIV) We’ve all had our heart broken in some way — maybe by disappointment, fear, shame, rejection, or ridicule. I would say to you, as your friend, that I’m sorry your heart has been broken. I really am.…

  • Devotion for July 8, 2024

    Devotion for July 8, 2024

    “Who gave you this authority?” (Luke 20:2b) Read Luke 20:1–8 for context. Jesus is questioned by the chief priests, teachers of the law and elders about the authority of His words and actions. And in response, Jesus refers to another part of His story: To John. John was born for a purpose and chosen by…

  • Devotion for July 7, 2024

    Devotion for July 7, 2024

    “Therefore, let those also who suffer according to the will of God entrust their souls to a faithful Creator in doing what is right.” (1 Peter 4:19) The final attitude we should have in facing trials and sufferings is that of entrusting ourselves to God. Geoffrey Bull epitomizes the modern-day believer who entrusts his entire…