Daily Devotionals

06/19/21

Forgiveness Heals Relationships

June 19, 2021 DAILY READING Psalm 13 Luke 17:1-4 FIELD NOTES Luke shows Jesus teaching his disciples to forgive within their closely bound fellowship. Jesus is realistic. In any community,…

06/18/21

Proclaim Freedom throughout the Land

June 18, 2021 DAILY READING Psalm 13 Galatians 5:2-12 FIELD NOTES Freedom is a fine Biblical word, and approaching July 4, we remember that a Bible verse about freedom is…

06/17/21

Experiencing Forgiveness

June 17, 2021 DAILY READING Psalm 13 Micah 7:18-20 FIELD NOTES We know God first through the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus, and we also know God as revealed…

06/16/21

Sheep Among Wolves

June 16, 2021 DAILY READING Psalm 86:11-17  Matthew 10:5-23 FIELD NOTES Those of us who struggle to get our belongings in one carry-on for a flight will marvel at Jesus’…

06/15/21

Eyes to See, Ears to Hear

June 15, 2021 DAILY READING Psalm 86:11-17  Revelation 2:8-11 FIELD NOTES My good friend has some wise words for when we face tough situations in our lives that seem to…

06/14/21

God Sees Me

June 14, 2021 DAILY READING Psalm 86:11-17  Genesis 16:1-15 FIELD NOTES The story of Hagar and Ishmael is intriguing on many levels. For Muslims, this story connects their faith to…

06/12/21

Love – Not Lip Service

June 12, 2021 DAILY READING Psalm 100 Mark 7:1-13 FIELD NOTES In today’s reading, Jesus draws a sharp line between human tradition and God’s commandments. As the passage opens, the…

06/11/21

Partners in Ministry

June 11, 2021 DAILY READING Psalm 100 Exodus 4:27-31 FIELD NOTES Our passage could use a little back story. Earlier in chapters 3 & 4, God commissioned Moses to go…

06/10/21

Confidence and Pride

June 10, 2021 DAILY READING Psalm 100 Hebrews 3:1-6 FIELD NOTES Do you think a lot about hope? American poet Emily Dickinson said that “Hope is the thing with feathers…

06/9/21

Called Alongside to Help

June 9, 2021 DAILY READING Psalm 29 John 14:25-26 FIELD NOTES In today’s reading, there’s an interesting word in verse 26. The New Revised Standard Version translates it as “Advocate,”…