Devotion for Joel 2:12-19

January 14, 2017Daily Reading

  “Rend your heart & not your garments. Return to the Lord your God, for He is gracious & compassionate, slow to anger & abounding in love, & He relents from sending calamity.” Joel 2:13 I’ve read this passage before skimming over its significance. In haste to cling to God’s grace & compassion, slow to … Read More

Sunday: Victory Over Satan

January 8, 2017Daily Reading

Ephesians 6:10-18 English Standard Version (ESV) Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the strength of his might. 11 Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the schemes of the devil. 12 For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against … Read More

Devotion for Ezra 8:21-23

January 7, 2017Daily Reading

“…I proclaimed a fast, so that we might humble ourselves before our God & ask Him for a safe journey…” No other time are expectations at an all-time high than New Year’s Eve. Anticipation builds at the thought of wiping the slate clean & starting over, stepping into a fresh season or moving forward after … Read More

Friday: Blessing in Relationships

January 6, 2017Daily Reading

Acts 13:1-3 English Standard Version (ESV) 13 Now there were in the church at Antioch prophets and teachers, Barnabas, Simeon who was called Niger, Lucius of Cyrene, Manaen a lifelong friend of Herod the tetrarch, and Saul. 2 While they were worshiping the Lord and fasting, the Holy Spirit said, “Set apart for me Barnabas … Read More

Thursday: Wisdom in Decisions

January 5, 2017Daily Reading

Acts 9:1-9 English Standard Version (ESV) 9 But Saul, still breathing threats and murder against the disciples of the Lord, went to the high priest 2 and asked him for letters to the synagogues at Damascus, so that if he found any belonging to the Way, men or women, he might bring them bound to … Read More

Wednesday: Revival For Our Community

January 4, 2017Daily Reading

1 Samuel 7:1-10 English Standard Version (ESV) 7 And the men of Kiriath-jearim came and took up the ark of the Lord and brought it to the house of Abinadab on the hill. And they consecrated his son Eleazar to have charge of the ark of the Lord. 2 From the day that the ark … Read More

Tuesday: Freedom From Bondage

January 3, 2017Daily Reading

Nehemiah 9:1-3 English Standard Version (ESV) 9 Now on the twenty-fourth day of this month the people of Israel were assembled with fasting and in sackcloth, and with earth on their heads. 2 And the Israelites[a] separated themselves from all foreigners and stood and confessed their sins and the iniquities of their fathers. 3 And … Read More

Monday: Closer Walk With Jesus

January 2, 2017Daily Reading

Matthew 9:14-15 English Standard Version (ESV) 14 Then the disciples of John came to him, saying, “Why do we and the Pharisees fast,[a] but your disciples do not fast?” 15 And Jesus said to them, “Can the wedding guests mourn as long as the bridegroom is with them? The days will come when the bridegroom … Read More

Sunday: Victory Over Satan

January 1, 2017Daily Reading

 Mark 9:14-29 English Standard Version (ESV) 14 And when they came to the disciples, they saw a great crowd around them, and scribes arguing with them. 15 And immediately all the crowd, when they saw him, were greatly amazed and ran up to him and greeted him. 16 And he asked them, “What are you … Read More