Share It With Them

‘Whoever drinks of the water that I shall give him will never thirst.’ John 4:14 NKJV One day the Pharisees asked Jesus about the company He kept: ‘Why do you eat and drink with such scum?’ (Luke 5:30 NLT) Such contempt—and from those who should have been the first to...

Spend More Time In Prayer

‘Look to the Lord and His strength; seek His face.’ 1 Chronicles 16:11 NIV In Catherine Marshall’s book A Closer Walk, her husband Leonard LeSourd writes about the beginning of their marriage. ‘Catherine had huge adjustments to make. She sold her Washington dream...

Keep Calm And Carry On

‘Continue in the grace of God.’ Acts 13:43 NKJV In the days leading up to World War II, the British government commissioned a series of posters. The idea was to capture encouraging slogans and distribute them throughout the country. Capital letters in a distinct...

Learn To Be Content

‘I have learned how to be content.’ Philippians 4:11 NLT When you aim to grow personally and achieve things in life, these are good, commendable goals. But when you covet what someone else has or want to be just like them, you’re entering into territory that’s...

Work For Unity

‘Accept other believers who are weak in faith.’ Romans 14:1 NLT Around Jesus’ time cities like Rome attracted people from many different cultures, languages, religions and customs. Consequently the mission to ‘make disciples of all the nations’ (Matthew 28:19 NLT)...

Everything You Need Is In God’s Word

‘If the Son sets you free, you are truly free.’ John 8:36 NLT Sometimes we tell new believers to clean up their act, without telling them how! Jesus said, ‘If the Son sets you free, you are truly free.’ The Amplified Bible puts it like this: ‘Then you are really and...

Keep Trusting Papa God

‘He who has begun a good work in you will complete it.’ Philippians 1:6 NKJV When journalist Mark Matousek told people a potentially fatal disease had actually saved his life, they didn’t understand. He wasn’t glad he got sick. But being sick meant he discovered and...

The Word For Multi-taskers

‘But Martha [overly occupied and too busy] was distracted.’ Luke 10:40 AMPC One of the great buzzwords of this generation is multi-tasking. Used properly, it can make you more productive. Used wrongly, such as trying to text someone while you’re driving, it can kill...

Everybody You Meet Has Potential

‘Whenever we have the opportunity, we should do good to everyone.’ Galatians 6:10 NLT If order for a train to hook up to new carriages and move forward, the train and the carriages have to be on the same track. The truth is if you want to help people you’ve got to get...

Papa God Will Forgive You

‘With you there is forgiveness.’ Psalm 130:4 ESV The psalmist wrote: ‘Out of the depths I cry to You, Lord; Lord, hear my voice. Let Your ears be attentive to my cry for mercy. If You, Lord, kept a record of sins, Lord, who could stand? But with You there is...

Most Recent Devotional Readings

What will your legacy be? (2)

‘You have given me an inheritance reserved for those who fear Your Name.’ Psalm 61:5 NLT What would you like your legacy to be? In Walden, Henry David Thoreau once said he was concerned that when it came time to die, he would discover he had never fully lived. When it...

What will your legacy be? (1)

‘A good person leaves an inheritance.’ Proverbs 13:22 NIV Leadership expert Dr John Maxwell writes: ‘On December 18, 1998, I had a serious heart attack. That night as I lay on the floor waiting for an ambulance, I remember thinking two things: First, I was too young...

Accept responsibility for your life

‘The wise are glad to be instructed.’ Proverbs 10:8 NLT If you want to walk in God’s blessing, stop making excuses and take responsibility for your life. The Bible says, ‘The wise are glad to be instructed… fools fall flat on their faces.’ The ability to accept...

God will visit you again

‘Your visitation has preserved my spirit.’ Job 10:12 WEB There’s no cure for past pain like present desire. When the longing for something is powerful enough, it can wipe out the pain of the past, enabling you to rise again with renewed energy and purpose. If you ask...

Don’t belittle your gift

‘Now to Him who is able to do exceedingly abundantly above all that we ask or think.’ Ephesians 3:20 NKJV Next time you see a big tree, remind yourself that it began as a tiny seed. What you have to offer today may seem small, but when God blesses it, it can grow. In...

Cast out your fears

‘Perfect love casts out fear.’ 1 John 4:18 NKJV You would be surprised how many people, even successful ones, struggle each day with unexpressed fears. Maybe you’re one of them. The Bible says, ‘God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a...

Loving people you don’t like

‘His unchanging plan has always been to adopt us into His own family.’ Ephesians 1:5 TLB In the Bible God commands us to love one another. Interestingly, He doesn’t command us to like one another. And that’s a good thing because you can love someone and not like...

Cultivate an awareness of God’s presence

‘Surely the Lord is in this place, and I was not aware of it.’ Genesis 28:16 NIV Jacob lived life on the fast track doing business deals and making lots of money, unlike David who was on the slow track tending a flock of sheep in his pasture. But notice what each of...

Let God use your business

‘He sat in the boat and taught the crowds from there.’ Luke 5:3 NLT Do you want God to bless your business? Invite Him into it! Allow Him to use your business to do His business. Peter did that. He had a fishing boat, and one day he invited Jesus on board so He could...

Show some enthusiasm!

‘Make full use of the gift that God gave you.’ 2 Timothy 1:6 CEV Unless you maintain your enthusiasm, life can wear you down. A job that once challenged you can become monotonous, a relationship that once excited you can grow stale, and a daily walk with God that once...

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