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Desperate for Immanuel

Listen to my cry, for I am in desperate need; rescue me from those who pursue me, for they are too strong for me. — Psalm 142:6Years ago, when my ...

God Is Jealous. Is That Good?

You shall not make for yourself an [idol] in the form of anything… You shall not bow down to them or worship them; for I, the LORD your God, am ...

Rules or Relationship

Editor’s Note: It’s Sit & Listen Saturday at Devotionals Daily. Enjoy reading as well as listening to this devotion from Not a Fan by Kyle Idleman – and don’t miss ...

In This Together

Therefore encourage one another and build each other up, just as in fact you are doing. — 1 Thessalonians 5:11I have a friend who recently participated in a five-mile mud ...

Pots, Pans, and the Presence of God

Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus. — 1 Thessalonians 5:16–18If the name Brother Lawrence sounds familiar, it’s ...

What Lies Beneath — Idolatry Is the Issue

Idolatry is huge in the Bible, dominant in our personal lives, and irrelevant in our mistaken estimations. — Os GuinnessImagine a man who has been coughing constantly. This cough keeps ...

God, Our Deepest Love

C. S. Lewis, the great British author of the Chronicles of Narnia, once boarded a bus for Heaven.He did this in imaginary form, of course, in a wonderful allegory called ...

Obedience: Simple, But Not Easy

[Jesus] said to Simon, “Put out into deep water, and let down the nets for a catch.” Simon answered, “Master, we’ve worked hard all night and haven’t caught anything. But ...

Lost That Lovin’ Feeling: Your Honeymoon With God Should Never Be Over

So what do you do if you’re a fan who wants to be a follower but your heart just isn’t in it? You want to come after Christ with a ...

Better Than GPS

Lord, I know that people’s lives are not their own; it is not for them to direct their steps. — Jeremiah 10:23I have a GPS on my phone, but I ...

Christmas and Recognizing the god of Me

The foundation of reality is that there is one God, and you are not Him. Once that’s established, a choice must be made, and here it is:I know that there ...

Jesus Is Not a Registered Voter

Again the high priest asked Him, “Are you the Messiah, the Son of the Blessed One?” “I am,” said Jesus. “And you will see the Son of Man sitting at ...

Anyone: The Open Invitation from Jesus

The journey from fan to follower begins by identifying the fan within us. To help us do that we have stepped into the scenes of different encounters Jesus had with ...

Total Surrender

I was at the gym last summer on one of the elliptical machines that faces the window. I was looking out at the parking lot and watching the people come ...

What Lies Beneath

“I am the Lord your God, who brought you out of Egypt, out of the land of slavery. You shall have no other gods before me” — Exodus 20:2-3Idolatry isn’t ...

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Free Easter Bible Study!

Free Easter Bible Study!

You're invited to walk where Jesus walked! Join the In the Footsteps of the Savior online Bible study in the weeks leading up to Easter with best-selling author Max Lucado and get access to 6 study videos & other free bonuses to help you along the journey! The Holy Land is waiting for you... Study starts 3/6!