All Devotionals
  • Power Hungry

  • Power Hungry -  

    This devotional was written by Leslie Snyder

     

    This is the word of the LORD to Zerubbabel: Not by might nor by power, but by my Spirit, says the LORD Almighty. —Zechariah 4:6

     

    Amazing feats of strength are all around. In fact, I’m intrigued by stories of superhuman strength, like small women who save the lives of children by lifting cars off of them, or kids who can brea...

    This devotional originally appeared in “HomeWord with Jim Burns” on Crosswalk’s Family Devotional section. For more information about HomeWord with Jim Burns devotionals, please visit us online.

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  • Pre-game

  • Pre-game  -  

    This devotional was written by Kelly McFadden

     

    Therefore put on the full armor of God, so that when the day of evil comes you may be able to stand your ground, and after you have done everything, to stand. —Ephesians 6:13

     

    If you’ve ever been around or seen competitive sports you know at least this:

     

    Athletes don’t just show up on game day and compete – there is a lot ...

    This devotional originally appeared in “HomeWord with Jim Burns” on Crosswalk’s Family Devotional section. For more information about HomeWord with Jim Burns devotionals, please visit us online.

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  • Power Struggle

  • Power Struggle -  

    This devotional was written by Kelly McFadden

     

    But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weakness so that Christ’s power may rest on me. — 2 Corinthians 12:8

     

    Hanging in the Louvre Museum in France is an enormous painting called, “Coronation of Josephine.”...

    This devotional originally appeared in “HomeWord with Jim Burns” on Crosswalk’s Family Devotional section. For more information about HomeWord with Jim Burns devotionals, please visit us online.

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  • Family Secrets from the Theme Park

  • "Family Secrets from the Theme Park"   

    Come a little closer. I’m about to come clean right here in this space*. Yes, I’m going to share an ugly family secret my dear husband and I have been living with for many years now. I hope you won’t judge us too harshly, but here we go. Phil and I once forced our kids onto the biggest, scariest looking roller coaster they’d ever seen—against their ...

    Shellie Rushing Tomlinson is a Jesus loving, humor-gathering author, speaker, and radio host known as The Belle of All Things Southern. Shellie believes "The whole world stops for a story." She lives in Louisiana and stacks her stories up at All Things Southern.com

    More of Shellie Rushing Tomlinson: http://www.allthingssouthern.com/


  • Please Sir, I Want Some More

  • Please Sir, I Want Some More -  

    This devotional was written by Elizabeth Cole   

     

    O taste and see that the Lord is good. —Psalm 34:8a

     

    The classic musical Oliver! features a scene that has captured my heart. The young orphan Oliver has just come to the orphanage. It’s dinnertime and he’s been served very little to eat…and he’s hungry. He finishes what he’s been given, gets up...

    This devotional originally appeared in “HomeWord with Jim Burns” on Crosswalk’s Family Devotional section. For more information about HomeWord with Jim Burns devotionals, please visit us online.

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  • Mind the Checks

  • MIND THE CHECKS -  

    BY MRS. CHARLES COWMAN

    "And after the earthquake a fire; and after the fire a sound of gentle stillness" (1 Kings 19:12, RV margin.) 


    A soul, who made rapid progress in her understanding of the Lord, was once asked the secret of her easy advancement. She replied tersely, "Mind the checks." And the reason that many of us do not know and better understand Him is, we do not give heed ...

    Devotions.org, a division of Back to Bible has a daily source of devotions to keep you in touch with God and His word, written by some of today's top authors and Bible teachers. Browse the variety of resources completely on their website. 

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  • LOVING GOD

  • LOVING GOD -  

    BY MARY WILDER TILESTON

    These things I have spoken unto you, that in me ye might have peace. In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world. -JOHN 16:33


    THEE will I love, my Crown of gladness,

    Thee will I love, my God and Lord, 

    Amid the darkest depths of sadness;

    Not for the hope of high reward,---

    For Thine own sake, O Light Divine,

    So long as l...

    Devotions.org, a division of Back to Bible has a daily source of devotions to keep you in touch with God and His word, written by some of today's top authors and Bible teachers. Browse the variety of resources completely on their website. 

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  • Past Faults

  • PAST FAULTS -  

    BY MARY WILDER TILESTON

    There is therefore now no condemnation to them which are in Christ Jesus, who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit. -ROMANS 8:1


    IT may be that recollections of the past hinder you, but you must reject them; anxious thoughts may arise, put them away; your faults seem to raise up a barrier, but no past faults can separate a loving heart from God.

    --H. ...

    Devotions.org, a division of Back to Bible has a daily source of devotions to keep you in touch with God and His word, written by some of today's top authors and Bible teachers. Browse the variety of resources completely on their website. 

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  • Don't Wait to Live an Extraordinary Life!

  • Dear Friend -

    Is it your heart's desire to live a great life for the Kingdom of God?  I think that at the core of all of us, we simply want our minutes to matter. We want our lives to mean something beyond the "dash" that is on our tombstone. 

    As I study the ordinary, yet extraordinary lives, of the men and women who served God at their moment in history, I am convinced that God has more for each one...

    Carol is an author and popular speaker at women's conferences and retreats, where she teaches the Word of God with great joy and enthusiasm. She hosts a daily radio program called, "Defiant Joy Radio", has written 5 books - "The Rooms of a Woman's Heart", "Defiant Joy!", "Holy Estrogen!",  "No More Ordinary!" (which hit several of Amazon's best seller lists), and her most recent, “Refined … Finding Joy In the Fires of Life!”. She has also written several devotionals for the popular Bible app, YouVersion.  She is the mom of 5 grown children, Marmee to 6 grandchildren and is married to her college sweetheart.

    More of Carol McLeod: http://www.justjoyministries.com/


  • Orange Cone Alert

  • Orange Cone Alert  -  

    This devotional was written by Leslie Snyder

     

    There is a way that seems right to a man, but in the end it leads to death. —Proverbs 14:12

     

    Road construction. Everyone wants its benefits, but no one wants its hassles. Road construction means slow traffic, inconvenient detours, extra travel time, and hot tempers. Drivers will do most anything to avoid traveling in the...

    This devotional originally appeared in “HomeWord with Jim Burns” on Crosswalk’s Family Devotional section. For more information about HomeWord with Jim Burns devotionals, please visit us online.

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