Daily Devotional

A Little Bit of Proverbs Every Day

Devotional Messages

God’s word sustains us and gives us strength. These devotional messages are offered to draw us near to God, to increase our faith, and to trust in God’s power to overcome the struggles and troubles we face every day.

Each day we’ll look at a portion of the wisdom God has revealed to us in the Scriptures, learn about the timeless truth in the Bible, and apply it in a meaningful way to our lives. You can find videos below, blog posts, and a link to a podcast. I hope these tools help you find joy in God’s word and grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ (2 Peter 3.18).

Thankfulness – Training for Godliness

Thankfulness is a choice. Every moment of every day we choose our reaction to people and events that surround us. We can choose to be thankful for the wide variety of personalities and experiences God brings into our lives, or we can choose a path of negativity and...

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Training for Godliness: Humility

We recently talked about training for godliness. It takes thousands of hours practicing to be great at anything, including godliness. If we want to grow in our faith, then we need to put in the work. Today, let’s focus today on training ourselves in humility Humility...

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Training for Godliness

Any world-class athlete or musician has spent thousands of hours training. It takes incredible discipline to become the best at something. The Bible alludes several times to athletic competition because of the similarities in discipline needed for success as an...

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God’s Gracious “No”

Can you imagine what it would be like to get everything you wanted? I can’t think of a single place in the entire space-time continuum where that would be a good thing. We forget that we aren’t as smart as we think we are. We have a limited perspective, a limited...

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Unseen Blessings

It’s raining today where I live. Sometimes I forget to thank God for the rain. Days like today remind me when Jesus said, “[God] makes his sun rise on the evil and on the good, and sends rain on the just and on the unjust” (Matthew 5.45). Whether we honor God or not,...

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Angry Without Sin

Do you ever feel like a failure for getting angry? Do you feel like you should always be totally in control of yourself, only having happy, bubbly emotions? We often feel like a failure when we get angry; we feel like we’ve let God down in some way. However, God made...

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Grace Too Good To Be True

Have you ever heard something and thought it was too good to be true? Immediately, we doubt what we hear and begin to look for ways it's wrong, because it's simply too good to be true. In Ephesians 2:8-9, the apostle Paul writes, "For by grace you have been saved...

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God Loves You Today

Sometimes we think God is in love with a future version of ourselves. One day, when we’re good enough, God will finally love us. However, God never says this or anything like it. God loves you today, and He will give you everything you need to get there. We Don't Earn...

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Proverbs 14:1 The Wise Woman

The Wise WomanIn the Bible, wise people are those who seek God's will and practice it in the best way possible. The wise woman seeks God's will for her life and lives accordingly. Let's take a quick look at what God is telling women in this passage.A...

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Proverbs 12:1 Loving Discipline

The Love of Discipline The word discipline in Proverbs 12:1 means "correction". It's not like the idea of a professional discipline; it's more like the discipline someone receives from boot camp. We need to have people in our lives who help us to be better. Fellow...

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Proverbs 11:1-4 Abominable Balances

Proverbs 11:1-4 has some practical advice on how to live wisely and bring glory to God in our lives. It’s important when reading through Proverbs that we look for the larger principal being discussed rather than the specifics of the situation. The wisdom in Proverbs...

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Proverbs 3:1-4 Obedience from the Heart

Obedience from the Heart Many people think God changed in-between the testaments. In the Old Testament, God was mean, vengeful, and only interested in rote obedience to his legal code. In the New Testament, God cares about love, compassion, and mercy – commandments...

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Proverbs 1:1-7 – August 1, 2017

Proverbs 1.7 says the "fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge." Let's begin the month of August by looking into the book of Proverbs to see all of the wonderful things God stored for us there. The Introductory Verses The first six verses of Proverbs serve as...

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Proverbs 31.3 – Leadership and Purity

Politics and Purity Every day, as I read through the Bible, I'm amazed by what doesn't change. People have always been people, and we will forever continue to make the same mistakes. Proverbs 31 contains advice from a mother to her son, who happens to be a king. We...

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