Daily Devotion – 1 Peter 5:7 – Cast Your Cares on the Lord

Daily Devotion – 1 Peter 5:7 – Cast Your Cares on the Lord

Lately it seems like awful news lurks in the world, our nations, sometimes within my own four walls. I know I’m supposed to cast my cares on the Lord, but sometimes these bad reports weigh me down. As I fumed over a personal problem while gardening, I spotted...
Daily Devotion – Seeing the Character of God Clearly

Daily Devotion – Seeing the Character of God Clearly

1 Peter 5:6-11 is a fairly common passage that I’m sure many of us have read before. If you are familiar with these verses, I encourage you to read back through them again. Please don’t speed read—go slow and hang on the words. Breathe at every comma,...
Daily Devotion – 1 Peter 4:2 – How To Follow The Will of God

Daily Devotion – 1 Peter 4:2 – How To Follow The Will of God

“As a result, they do not live the rest of their earthly lives for evil human desires, but rather for the will of God.” (1 Peter 4:2 NIV) What is the will of God and what does it mean to be living for the will of God? How can we be sure that we are following the will...
Daily Devotion – What To Do When Life Is Difficult

Daily Devotion – What To Do When Life Is Difficult

Do you ever find yourself squeezing your eyes shut wondering if they might just pop out? Or clenching your hands so tight it leaves indentations on your palms? All the while – wishing things were another way? When life is difficult, we need to know what to do....
Daily Devotion – Trading Your Anxiety for God’s Peace

Daily Devotion – Trading Your Anxiety for God’s Peace

Does anxiety creep up on you this time of year? Like a sneaky Halloween spider, anxiety has a habit of silently creeping into my schedule come November. My anxieties fall into common groups like these: holiday decorating crammed into my full schedule how to get all...