Category Archives: Devotionals

The Main Thing

41 But the Lord answered and said to her, “Martha, Martha, you are worried and bothered about so many things; 42 but only one thing is necessary, for Mary has chosen the good part, which shall not be taken away … Continue reading

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Who is My Neighbor?

25 And a lawyer stood up and put Him to the test, saying, “Teacher, what shall I do to inherit eternal life.” Luke 10:25 Read Luke 10:25-37 This is one of those occasions when, knowing what you know, you cringe … Continue reading

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Perspective

The seventy returned with joy, saying, “Lord, even the demons are subject to us in Your name.” Luke 10:17 (NAS) This scene reminds me of a victorious locker room where the players are high-fiving and exuberant after a big win. … Continue reading

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Make the Cut

1 Now after this the Lord appointed seventy others, and sent them in pairs ahead of Him to every city and place where He Himself was going to come. Luke 10:1 (NAS) Read Luke 10:1-16 As his advance team, Jesus … Continue reading

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The Ties that Bind

61 Another also said, “I will follow You, Lord; but first permit me to say good-bye to those at home.” 62 But Jesus said to him, “No one, after putting his hand to the plow and looking back, is fit … Continue reading

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This is a Child

46An argument started among them as to which of them might be the greatest. 47But Jesus, knowing what they were thinking in their heart, took a child and stood him by His side, 48and said to them, “Whoever receives this … Continue reading

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Listen Up!

“Let these words sink into your ears; for the Son of Man is going to be delivered into the hands of men.” Luke 9:44 (NAS) It’s striking to hear the Lord say, “Let these words sink into your ears.” Luke … Continue reading

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Low Hanging Fruit

29 And while He was praying, the appearance of His face became different, and His clothing became white and gleaming. 30 And behold, two men were talking with Him; and they were Moses and Elijah, 31 who, appearing in glory, … Continue reading

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Thinning the Herd

Warning! This passage and what follows includes hard sayings from the Christ. “He was saying to them all, If anyone wishes to come after Me, he must deny himself, and take up his cross daily and follow Me. For whoever … Continue reading

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Final Jeopardy

18 And it happened that while He was praying alone, the disciples were with Him, and He questioned them, saying, “Who do the people say that I am?” Luke 9:18 (NAS) Today ask a person on the street who Jesus … Continue reading

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