Devotionals for Thursday, January 23, 2020

Today's Verse
A Daily Bible Verse, Thought, & Prayer
1 Peter 1:23
For you have been born again, not of perishable seed, but of imperishable, through the living and enduring word of God. (Full Devo)
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Passion for Praise
Daily Passages of Praise to Our Father
Psalm 100:1
Shout with joy to the LORD, all the earth!
Daily Wisdom
Wisdom for Your Daily Walk with God
Gray hair is a crown of splendor; it is attained by a righteous life.
"When you are in the final days of your life, what will you want? ... Will you hug that college degree in the walnut frame? Will you ask to be carried to the garage so you can sit in your car? Will you find comfort in rereading your financial statement? Of course not. What will matter then will be people. If relationships will matter most then, shouldn't they matter most now?"
— Max Lucado —
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Quotes for Christians that Inspire & Encourage

IN-DEPTH DEVOTIONALS

What Jesus Can't Do!

What Jesus Can't Do!

Why did Mark include it in his gospel? After all, his gospel is the shortest and most compact story of Jesus among the four gospels!

Phil Ware looks at Mark 6:1-6 and reminds us that this story is for us because we are Jesus' family, relatives, and hometown!

Our Chorus is the Gospel

Our Chorus is the Gospel

'The verses are the blues, the chorus is the gospel.'

Patrick Odum picks up a line from a Bruce Springsteen interview and helps us understand the need for being real about our struggles but also celebrating our hope in the gospel.

Where Are You?

Where Are You?

Why are our relationships with God such a mess, with each other full of conflict, and with our world so destructive?

James Nored and Phil Ware remind us that sin, both rebellion and missing God's goal of goodness for us, has reaped destruction on all we touch.

Illustration of the Bible Verse Quote by Max Lucado
Illustration of the Bible Verse 1 Peter 1:23
Illustration of the Bible Verse Quote by Mark Twain
Illustration of the Bible Verse Mark 1:35 NLT
Illustration of the Bible Verse Colossians 1:22
Illustration of the Bible Verse Quote by G. K. Chesterton
Illustration of the Bible Verse Deuteronomy 1:21
Illustration of the Bible Verse Quote by Montaigne
Illustration of the Bible Verse Romans 1:20
Illustration of the Bible Verse Quote by Oscar Wilde
Illustration of the Bible Verse Ephesians 1:17-20
Illustration of the Bible Verse Quote by Max Lucado