DAILY DEVOTION

Day 459: May You Love One Another

I have come to the conclusion that there aren’t a whole lot of people who identify as Christians first. The world should know that we’re Christ’s disciples because we love one another. Instead, it’s witnessing believers these days saying things like "I'm conservative”...

Day 458: A Benefit of Holy Fear

I have seen men mightily used of the Spirit who were later put on the shelf by God. The Lord told them, “I’m sorry, son. I love you. I forgive you. My mercy will come through for you, but I can’t use you right now.” To me, this is one of the most dreadful things that...

Day 457: The Redemption of Peter

When Peter was sifted, he failed miserably in one sense, but not in his faith. You may be thinking, “How can that be? This man denied knowing Jesus three different times.” If Peter had failed completely, Jesus’ praying would have been to no avail. I know Peter’s faith...

Day 456: Come Do Your Work in Me

I believe if a Christian has an intensity for a holy life — if he desires to give his all to the Lord — there can be only one reason why he fails to enjoy the freedom promised by the Holy Spirit’s indwelling. That reason is unbelief. Jesus could not perform his works...

Day 455: Not Offended by the Cross

Matthew tells us Christ wanted to give his disciples a profound illustrated sermon. He called a little child to him and took the youngster in his arms. He then told them, “Assuredly, I say to you, unless you are converted and become as little children, you will by no...