Resources by Theme: Devotional

Apr 23

More Than Conquerors by Charles Spurgeon

This is the only way to give it a death-blow.

Apr 21

Our Minds Are Like Baking Stone by Erik Raymond

Throughout our days, we are to retain the flavor of who God is, what he has done, and what he has promised.

Apr 21

Reject by Jim Elliff

They looked the stone over and marked it unusable, not valuable, replaceable and inadequate.

Apr 20

Present Darkness by Jeremy Wilson

The church should not be afraid to acknowlege the depth and range of human suffering even as we place our hope in God.

Apr 20

The Original Jesus Juke by Russell L. Meek

Our righteouness goes beyond legalism when we obey the true intent of the law.

Apr 20

Preachers with Presence by Chris Thomas

Only an "in-person" preacher can bear the burdens of the congregation, weep with those who weep, and rejoice with those who rejoice.

Apr 19

The Former is Not The Forever by Allyson Todd

Why, O Father, must I endure this cycle of repentance in hard-heartedness forever? 

Apr 19

What Christianity Offers by David McLemore

Life defines the Christian experience.

Apr 18

The Sluggard's Substitute by Joshua Jenkins

In His life, on the cross, and in His resurrection, Christ labored to accomplish salvation for spiritual sluggards like us.

Apr 18

Checking Our Compassion Gauges by Adam McClendon

Let us be radically compassionate because of the radical compassion we have richly received from Jesus.

Apr 17

Redeemed to Perpetuate the Name by Jared C. Wilson

Do you know the name of the kinsman redeemer who was first in line to marry Ruth? Exactly.

Apr 16

Rise, for the Lord is Risen! by Charles Spurgeon

The resurrection is the corner-stone of the entire building of Christianity.

Apr 14

What Do You Do When You're In the Pit? by Godwin Sathianathan

Learn to groan in the pit, but never grumble!

Apr 12

The Exclusion of Christ by Jason Kees

The Lord knocks at their door in order to remind them of who they forgot.

Apr 12

Provided We Suffer With Him by Ian Conrey

Suffering does and should cause us to ask deeper questions about life and the nature of God.

Apr 12

Man-Made Coverings by Liz Wann

God's goal for us as his children is not to conform us to Christian culture, but to his Son.

Apr 9

Greatness by Goodness by Charles Spurgeon

How marvellous has been our experience of God's gentleness!

Apr 6

God Loves Us Enough to Disappoint Us by Zach Barnhart

The very worst thing God could do for us is give us the life we want in our flesh.

Apr 5

The Unlikely Saint by Jared Sparks

One enters into eternal peace and joy. The other? “Depart from me. I never knew you.”

Apr 4

Soli Deo Gloria by Travis Montgomery

For all His love for humanity, God did not ultimately preserve a nation for the sake of sheer benevolence. He did so for His glory.

Apr 3

The Gospel's Compelling Uniqueness by Jared C. Wilson

The safe Jesus of modern evangelicalism is not offensive, but neither is He very compelling.

Apr 3

There Once Was A Farmer by Chris Thomas

His pleasure was rooted in the harvest he hoped for.

Apr 2

Pray for God's Glory, Not Your Own by Charles Spurgeon

Such a petition, fervently presented, will elevate the spirit of all your devotions.

Mar 29

No Spin on Sin by Erik Raymond

The Holy Spirit progressively conforms Christians into the image of Christ. 

Mar 27

Jesus Is Better Than Our Dreams by Whitney Putnam

The Church should cradle the richest, most outlandish dreams.

Mar 27

When You Feel Forgotten, Abandoned, and Unloved by Jared C. Wilson

This does not make pain painless, of course, but it doesn’t make it purposeless either.

Mar 26

Freedom is Coming by Charles Spurgeon

The Surety is bound, and justice demands that those for whom he stands a substitute should go their way. In the midst of Egypt's bondage, that voice rings as a word of power, "Let these go their way."

Mar 24

Production or Virtue? by Bryan Elliff

If I prioritize production, I end up frustrated, and I actually abandon virtue and toy with anger or bitterness.

Mar 24

Keep Going Out and Keep Sowing by Joel Littlefield

It’s not the tears that produce fruit, or even the faithfulness of the sower.

Mar 22

When God Gives You "X" But You Asked For "Y" by Sean Nolan

God exposed my misplaced allegiance by closing doors that, if opened, would’ve led down a path of continual self-destruction and false worship.

Mar 21

On Emotionalism and the Gospel by Joshua Jenkins

Leaders, trade in the tricks of the trade for the all-powerful, all-surpassing glory of Jesus Christ in the gospel.

Mar 21

Oddly Fashioned Heroes by Mike Brooks

More than likely, you and I are the products of the quiet faithfulness of a generation of men and women whose names the world will never know.

Mar 20

Tale As Old As Time by Allyson Todd

The gospel is the ultimate "tale as old as time" because we get God.

Mar 19

Faith Engages the Omnipotence of God by Charles Spurgeon

If we want blessings from God, nothing can fetch them down but faith.

Mar 16

How Have I Loved You? by Russell L. Meek

Let us embrace the love we don't deserve and love our Father because He first loved us.

Mar 15

Adoption is Commitment by Joel Littlefield

I want the Father’s adopting-love ingrained into the very fabric of my thinking

Mar 14

Praying to Walk Right by H.B. Charles, Jr.

This is the believer’s confidence in the Lord. God alone is my help and my hope.

Mar 13

Jesus is a Straight Shooter by Jared C. Wilson

For our joy, Jesus always shoots us straight.

Mar 13

Making Real Friendships In The Church by Whitney Putnam

We each echo God’s glory differently for the sake of the Kingdom.

Mar 12

Nothing is Neutral by Charles Spurgeon

No neutralities can exist in religion.

Mar 10

Into the Great Unknown by Andrea Burke

Go to the source. Go into the dark of things you don’t know. Watch how the stars shine.

Mar 10

Is Your Platform Worth Your Life? by Davis Lacey

Christians, how can we be vigilant to guard against selfish ambition in our lives and ministries?

Mar 8

5 Reasons You Desperately Need Your Bible by Kristen Wetherell

Until our race is finished, we glean from him, day in and day out. 

Mar 8

Suffering is a Doorway, Not a Dead End by Gavin Ortlund

Because Christ walked ahead of us, we know greater fellowship with Him as we follow in his steps. 

Mar 8

The Gospel Is Bad News For Our Stereotypes by Owen Strachan

The work of Christ applied to our hearts is such an unstoppable, unopposable force that it refigures us entirely.

Mar 6

Men Wanted: Come and Die by Jared C. Wilson

Men wanted for hazardous journey. Small wages, bitter cold, long months of complete darkness, constant danger, safe return doubtful. Honour and recognition in case of success.

Mar 5

Lord, Give Us the Sense That We are Yours by Charles Spurgeon

Let me have a present, personal, infallible, indisputable sense that I am thine, and that thou art mine.

Mar 3

Beauty for Ashes: The Groom and His Bride by Peyton Hill

His perfection becomes hers when he takes her filth with him in death.

Mar 2

In or Out? by Jim Elliff

You are in Christ and fully in, or you are out and fully out.

Mar 2

Come Behold the Wondrous Mystery by Daniel Ross

A few reflections on a modern-day hymn.