All Devotionals
  • Just Passing Through?

  • Just Passing Through?   

    This devotional was written by Jim Liebelt

     

    But the plans of the Lord stand firm forever, the purposes of his heart through all generations. —Psalm 33:11

     

    Did you know that this year worldwide, it’s estimated that over 57 million people will die? We hear, read, or see a lot about deaths due to violence, war, disease and accidents. Yet, it amazes me to consider ...

    This devotional originally appeared in “HomeWord with Jim Burns” on Crosswalk’s Family Devotional section. For more information about HomeWord with Jim Burns devotionals, please visit us online.

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  • The Fear of God

  • THE FEAR OF GOD -   

    In Lessons on Living

    In the same hour the fingers of a man's hand appeared and wrote opposite the lampstand on the plaster of the wall of the king's palace; and the king saw the part of the hand that wrote. Then the king's countenance changed, and his thoughts troubled him, so that the joints of his hips were loosened and his knees knocked against each other. - Daniel 5:5-6

    Man i...

    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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  • A Long Day

  • A LONG DAY -    

    And when they had appointed him a day, there came many to him into his lodging to whom he expounded and testified the kingdom of God, persuading them concerning Jesus, both out of the law of Moses, and out of the prophets, from morning till evening.

    Bible students find many parallels between what they read in the Word of God and what they see in the animal kingdom. Many of God's cr...

    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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  • Jumping to Conclusions

  • Jumping to Conclusions -  

    This devotional was written by Jim Liebelt

     

    Finally, all of you, live in harmony with one another; be sympathetic, love as brothers, be compassionate and humble. Do not repay evil with evil or insult with insult, but with a blessing, because to this you were called so that you may inherit a blessing. —1 Peter 3:8-9

     

    The story has been told of a person who had pur...

    This devotional originally appeared in “HomeWord with Jim Burns” on Crosswalk’s Family Devotional section. For more information about HomeWord with Jim Burns devotionals, please visit us online.

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  • Is God Selfish?

  • IS GOD SELFISH? 

    BY WARREN WIERSBE

    In Prayer, Praise and Promises

    Read Psalm 50:16-23

    "Whoever offers praise glorifies Me" (v. 23). Today we don't sacrifice bulls and goats and lambs. We don't have a literal altar to which we bring literal sacrifices. The sacrifices God wants from us come from our hearts. Even when we bring money--which is a literal and real sacrifice--it must be given from a heart of lo...

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  • Honoring God

  • HONORING GOD -  

    In Lessons on Living

    So he consented with them in this matter, and tested them ten days. And at the end of ten days their countenance appeared better and fatter in flesh than all the young men who ate the portion of the king's delicacies. - Daniel 1:14-15

    Eric Liddell, a young Scottish ministerial student, was the best sprinter in the British Empire. He was favored to win the 100-me...


    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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  • Journey or Destination?

  • Journey or Destination?  

    This devotional was written by Mike DeVries

     

    Therefore, my dear friends, as you have always obeyed – not only in my presence, but now much more in my absence – continue to work out your salvation with fear and trembling, for it is God who works in you to will and to act in order to fulfill his good purpose. —Philippians 2:12-13

    We live in an instant society, d...

    This devotional originally appeared in “HomeWord with Jim Burns” on Crosswalk’s Family Devotional section. For more information about HomeWord with Jim Burns devotionals, please visit us online.

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  • It's About Time

  • It's About Time -   

    This devotional was written by Jim Liebelt

     

    O God, why have you rejected us forever? Why is your anger so intense against the sheep of your own pasture?...We see no miraculous signs as evidence that you will save us... Why do you hold back your strong right hand? —Psalm 74:1, 9a, 11a (NLT)

     

    A woman wrote a postcard while vacationing in New Jersey and mailed it to her mother...

    This devotional originally appeared in “HomeWord with Jim Burns” on Crosswalk’s Family Devotional section. For more information about HomeWord with Jim Burns devotionals, please visit us online.

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  • How Quickly We Forget

  • How Quickly We Forget -  

    This devotional was written by Jim Liebelt

    Some troublemakers among them wanted better food, and soon all the Israelites began complaining. They said, "We want meat! We remember the fish we ate for free in Egypt. We also had cucumbers, melons, leeks, onions, and garlic. But now we have lost our appetite; we never see anything but this manna!" —Numbers 11:4-6 (NCV)

    Go...

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  • In Good Company

  • In Good Company -  

     

    He was despised and rejected—a man of sorrows, acquainted with deepest grief. We turned our backs on him and looked the other way. He was despised, and we did not care. —Isaiah 53:3 (NLT)

     

    Have you ever noticed how rejection is such a consistent part of life?

     

    Having been a youth pastor for more than two decades, I know a lot about this. Rejection and youth ministry ...

    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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