All Devotionals
  • What Are You Planting?

  • What Are You Planting?   

    by Ron Moore

    David said, "My son Solomon is young and inexperienced, and the house to be built for the LORD should be of great magnificence and fame and splendor in the sight of all the nations. Therefore I will make preparations for it." So David made extensive preparations before his death. - 1 Chronicles 22:5

    David desired to build a great temple for God. But God told hi...

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  • It’s All About Knowing and Being Known

  • It’s All About Knowing and Being Known -  

    This devotional was written by Leslie Snyder

     

    Not everyone who says to me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the kingdom of heaven, but only he who does the will of my Father who is in heaven. Many will say to me on that day, ‘Lord, Lord,’ did we not prophesy in your name, and in your name drive out demons and perform many miracles?” Then I will t...

    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 Time to Seek the Lord

  • It’s Time to Seek the Lord  -   

    This devotional was written by Jim Grams    

     

    There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under heaven; a time to be born, and a time to die… —Ecclesiastes 3:1-2

     

    The most probable author of the Book of Ecclesiastes was the incredibly rich and powerful King Solomon. It is a book filled with statements of hopelessness and an attit...

    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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  • GOD'S PLAN OR OURS?

  • GOD'S PLAN OR OURS? 

    BY THEODORE EPP

    In Strength for the Journey

    Genesis 32:13-21

    Genesis 32:13 tells how Jacob returned to his scheming immediately after praying: "And he lodged there that same night; and took of that which came to his hand a present for Esau his brother."

    Instead of trusting in God alone, Jacob plotted how he could appease Esau by giving of his possessions. Jacob substituted appeasemen...

    Devotions.org, a division of Back to Bible has a daily source of devotions to keep you in touch with God and His word, written by some of today's top authors and Bible teachers. Browse the variety of resources completely on their website. 

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  • BLESSING for your SOUL

  • BLESSING for your SOUL  -   

    Like many of you, I fly Southwest Airlines quite a bit. Before a recent flight from Denver, an unusual thing happened just before we pushed back from the gate. The pilot pops out of the cockpit, takes the microphone, and had a talk with all of us seated in this jam-packed flight.

    What he said was captivating. You could tell it was from his heart. I’ll give you the c...

    John Merritt is a modern-day adventurer trapped in a pastor’s body. When not behind a pulpit you will find John lobster diving, heli-skiing, hauling in yellow fin tuna, calling mallards from a duck blind, or running Grand Canyon whitewater. John is married to Debbie for 40 years and has three children and five grandchildren. 

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  • TWO CHILDREN BECOME TWO NATIONS

  • TWO CHILDREN BECOME TWO NATIONS  -    

    BY THEODORE EPP

    In Strength for the Journey

    Genesis 25:21-26

    Jacob was a miracle child. Abraham and Sarah had waited 25 years for Isaac to be born, and Isaac and Rebekah waited 20 years for the birth of Jacob.

    Genesis 25:21,22 says, "Isaac intreated the Lord for his wife, because she was barren: and the LORD was intreated of him, and Rebekah his wife conceived. ...

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  • In His Steps

  • IN HIS STEPS -   

    In Lessons on Living

    Then he took the mantle of Elijah that had fallen from him, and struck the water, and said, "Where is the Lord God of Elijah?" And when he also had struck the water, it was divided this way and that; and Elisha crossed over. - 2 Kings 2:14

    Someone once said, "The footsteps that a boy usually wants to follow are those that his father hoped he had covered up." But n...

    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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  • Your Use of Time

  • Your Use of Time -    

     

    Thou hast made the moon to mark the seasons; the sun knows its time for setting. —Psalm 104:19 (RSV)    

     

    The greatest commodity you have at your fingertips is time. Everyone has the same amount of time to use or waste today. The happiness in your life depends on how you use your time. Periodically I need to evaluate how I am using my time. This little paragraph ...

    Jim Burns is President of HomeWord and Executive Director of the HomeWord Center for Youth and Family @ Azusa Pacific University. Jim speaks to thousands of people around the world each year. He has over 1.5 million resources in print in over 25 languages. Jim’s radio broadcast is heard on over 800 stations a day and heard around the world via podcast at HomeWord.com. 

    Some of his recent books include: Faith Conversations for Families; Teenology: The Art of Raising Great Teenagers, Closer: 52 Devotions to Draw Couples Together, Confident Parenting, The Purity Code and Creating an Intimate Marriage. Jim and his wife, Cathy and their three daughters Christy, Rebecca, and Heidi live in Southern California. 

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  • MEASURE YOURSELF

  • MEASURE YOURSELF -  

    BY WARREN WIERSBE

    In Prayer, Praise and Promises

    Read Psalm 37:1-4

    Psalm 37 begins with a personal and practical admonition: Do not fret. How do we calm a fretful spirit and bring peace to a troubled heart? "Do not fret because of evildoers, nor be envious of the workers of iniquity" (v. 1). Why do we envy the wicked? They seem to be prospering; they seem to be so happy. But what d...

    Devotions.org, a division of Back to Bible has a daily source of devotions to keep you in touch with God and His word, written by some of today's top authors and Bible teachers. Browse the variety of resources completely on their website. 

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  • He Makes Your Weakness His Strength

  • He Makes Your Weakness His Strength -  

     

    He said to me, "My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness." Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ's power may rest on me. —2 Corinthians 12:9

     

    I asked God for strength that I might achieve. I was made weak that I might learn humbly to obey.

     

    I asked God for health that I might do ...

    Jim Burns is President of HomeWord and Executive Director of the HomeWord Center for Youth and Family @ Azusa Pacific University. Jim speaks to thousands of people around the world each year. He has over 1.5 million resources in print in over 25 languages. Jim’s radio broadcast is heard on over 800 stations a day and heard around the world via podcast at HomeWord.com. 

    Some of his recent books include: Faith Conversations for Families; Teenology: The Art of Raising Great Teenagers, Closer: 52 Devotions to Draw Couples Together, Confident Parenting, The Purity Code and Creating an Intimate Marriage. Jim and his wife, Cathy and their three daughters Christy, Rebecca, and Heidi live in Southern California. 

    More of Jim Burns: www.homeword.com