All Devotionals
  • CALL HIM MASTER

  • CALL HIM MASTER -  

    BY CHARLES HADDON SPURGEON

    In Morning and Evening

    "He appeared first to Mary Magdalene." --Mark 16:9


    Jesus "appeared first to Mary Magdalene," probably not only on account of her great love and persevering seeking, but because, as the context intimates, she had been a special trophy of Christ's delivering power. Learn from this, that the greatness of our sin before conversion should no...

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  • Looks Great, Smells Great...But No Thanks!

  • Looks Great, Smells Great...But No Thanks!   

    This devotional was written by Jim Liebelt

     

    Yes, I am the vine; you are the branches. Those who remain in me, and I in them, will produce much fruit. For apart from me you can do nothing. —John 15:5 (NLT)

     

    Imagine that you have been invited to a special meal at a friend’s home. This friend has prepared a feast and you are the guest of honor....

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  • Living Fully Present

  • Living Fully Present -  

    This devotional was written by Mike DeVries  

     

    Remember the Sabbath day by keeping it holy. Six days you shall labor and do all your work, but the seventh day is a Sabbath to the LORD your God —Exodus 20:8-10

     

    My kids have this habit. When they want to get my attention, they keep asking the same question until they believe they have my attention.

     

    My wife brought ...

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  • Living Out Faith in the Real World

  • Living Out Faith in the Real World -  

    This devotional was written by Jim Liebelt

     

    In the same way, let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise your Father in heaven. —Matthew 5:16

     

    In his book, Fearless Faith, author John Fischer writes,

     

    “Many Christians count too much on the comfort of a Christian environment for the maintenance of their faith. They de...

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  • Living Fully Awake

  • Living Fully Awake -   

    This devotional was written by Mike DeVries   

     

    When Jacob awoke from his sleep, he thought, “Surely the Lord was in this place, and I was not aware of it.” Genesis 28:16

     

    I was having lunch with a friend, when in the middle of our conversation, he said, “What we really need is for God to show up.”

     

    Perhaps you’ve heard this phrase before. Perhaps...

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  • Man of Sorrows

  • MAN OF SORROWS -  

    In Lessons on Living


    He is despised and rejected by men, a man of sorrows and acquainted with grief. And we hid, as it were, our faces from Him; He was despised, and we did not esteem Him. Surely He has borne our griefs and carried our sorrows; yet we esteemed Him stricken, smitten by God, and afflicted. - Isaiah 53:3-4

    Ted Turner, founder of Cable News Network, spoke in Orlando, ...

    Dr. Woodrow Kroll served as President and Senior Bible Teacher at Back to the Bible from 1990-2013. Author of more than 50 books, Dr. Kroll's passion is to increase Bible literacy in America by engaging people in the Bible and connecting them with the Author. His clear, incisive teaching of the Word keeps him in demand as a speaker all over the world. - See more at: http://www.backtothebible.org/authors/woodrow-kroll#sthash.7Yrcap6W.dpuf

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  • INGREDIENTS FOR SERVICE

  • INGREDIENTS FOR SERVICE - 

    In Early in the Morning

    And be ready in the morning, and come up in the morning unto mount Sinai and present thyself there to Me in the top of the mount.

    The man who bows the lowest in the presence of God stands the straightest in the presence of sin. If this truth was known by anyone in the Old Testament, it was known by Moses. Time after time he had to stand straight and...

    Dr. Woodrow Kroll served as President and Senior Bible Teacher at Back to the Bible from 1990-2013. Author of more than 50 books, Dr. Kroll's passion is to increase Bible literacy in America by engaging people in the Bible and connecting them with the Author. His clear, incisive teaching of the Word keeps him in demand as a speaker all over the world. - See more at: http://www.backtothebible.org/authors/woodrow-kroll#sthash.7Yrcap6W.dpuf

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  • Lessons We Learn About Acceptance

  • Lessons We Learn About Acceptance -

    This devotional was written by Jim Liebelt

     

    But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us. —Romans 5:8

     

    The desire to be accepted by others is a common, if not universal one. Do you know anyone who doesn’t seek to be accepted? I don’t think I do. Growing up, I felt that I had to perform in order to b...

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  • Learn to Say “No”

  • Learn to Say “No”    

     

    Stand at the crossroads and look; ask for the ancient paths, ask where the good way is, and walk in it, and you will find rest for your souls. —Jeremiah 6:16

     

    One of the most important lessons I’ve learned during my journey as a Christian is summed up in two little words you’ve heard before: yes and no. Christians tend to use yes a lot, but no, not so much. ...

    DOUG FIELDS is the senior director of the HomeWord Center for Youth and Family at Azusa Pacific University and the co-founder of Downloadyouthministry.com. Doug has been a youth and teaching pastor at Mariners Church and Saddleback Church for 30 years and has authored more than fifty books. He is a passionate speaker reaching thousands of leaders, teenagers, and parents every year. Doug resides with his wife and three children in Southern California. 

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