Daily Devotionals

Our Reluctance

Perhaps the most amazing response to God’s gift is our reluctance to accept it. We feel better if we earn it. So we create religious hoops and ho more

By Grace Through Faith

The supreme force in salvation is God’s grace. Not our works. Not our talents. Not our feelings. Not our strength. Faith is not born at t more

One Option: God

When you recognize God as Creator, you will admire Him. When you recognize His wisdom, you will learn from Him. When you discover His strength, you more


Everyone likes a list. Lists are reassuring. They comfort us. To list is to understand, solve, and even control. Moses brought a list down from t more

A Broad Picture

Would you buy a house if you were only allowed to see one of its rooms?  Would you buy a car if you saw only its tires and a taillight? Good more

Doubt Storms

Sometimes I wonder…how can our world get so chaotic? And I sometimes wonder why so many hearts have to hurt? Do you ever get doubt storms? Do you more

A Vision of the Reward

Paul said in II Corinthians 4:16-18, “We do not lose heart. . .for our light and momentary troubles are achieving for us an eternal glory that far more

Who is in Charge?

A day transporting a family from one city to another is closely akin to God transporting us from our home to his. And some of life’s stormiest more

What’s More Important?

I remember receiving an invitation to speak at a church in the Midwest. I turned it down. If I had gone, I would have had the attention of a great more

Great Opportunities

There’s only so much sand in the hourglass. Who gets it? You know what I’m talking about, don’t you? Each June I put my calendar together for more

Jesus Taps at Your Door

Jesus says in Revelation 3:20, “Here I am. I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in and eat wit more

Need to Call Home?

The plane arrived late and folks were mad. I got off the plane with a cramp in my leg, an empty stomach, a bad attitude and three more hours of more

Everyday Miracles

As I look around, I find more and more things that I had labeled “to be expected” that deserve to be labeled, “Well, what do you more

God Sees with the Eyes of a Father

Matthew 14:14 says. “He had compassion on them.” When Matthew writes that Jesus had compassion on people, he’s not saying that Jesus felt more

Jesus Understands You

When Jesus saw people, He saw an opportunity to love and affirm value. When we see people, we often only see thousands of problems. What did Jesus more