Category: Three-Min. Devotionals

Heaven Requires More

As a youth ministry leader, there is one thing I hope I get across to my students – being a “good” person will not get them into heaven and being a “bad” person will not keep them out of heaven. Believing in Jesus Christ is the only requirement for entrance into heaven. “For God so…

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Free Hugs

Scripture Reading: Psalm 46 Rush hour traffic was surprisingly heavier than usual. The stop and go traffic lead on to the inevitable evening crash. Keeping an eye on the bumper before me, I glanced nosily to the left to see who or what was the cause this time around and noticed a young man slam…

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Money Over Everything?

There is a YouTuber, turned celebrity, who will do anything to keep her audience of over 4.5 million captivated, in turn making thousands if not millions of dollars. She has tried everything from leech therapy on her tongue to eating food off a toilet, all in search of riches. As I watched in amazement at…

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Be a Doer

But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves. For if anyone is a hearer of the word and not a doer, he is like a man observing his natural face in a mirror; for he observes himself, goes away, and immediately forgets what kind of man he was. But he who…

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Words Have Power

Scripture Reading: James 3 Words have power. Thinking back, I have said numerous things I wish I could have said differently or decided not to say at all. I can also point my finger on instances where I wish I could have said something, but decided to stay quiet. If words didn’t have power we…

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Live in What is Happening

Scripture Reading: Philippians 4:11b-13 “…I have learned to be content whatever the circumstances. I know what it is to be in need, and I know what it is to have plenty. I have learned the secret of being content in any and every situation, whether well fed or hungry, whether living in plenty or in…

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Take Inventory of Your Life

Scripture Reading: 1 Kings 3 A little background: In the previous chapter, King Solomon just became king. In chapter 3 the story picks up as Solomon goes to Gibeon to sacrifice 1,000 burnt offerings to God. Solomon was a Bible character in the Old Testament, so he had to make animal sacrifices before Jesus came…

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What’s Done in the Dark…

Scripture Reading: Luke 12:1-3 We have often heard what’s done in the dark comes to light. Presenting ourselves in a different way behind closed doors than we do when the doors are open, is the hypocrisy that Jesus teaches against. However, we won’t feel the need to present ourselves as something we really aren’t, if…

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Be You… Even in Worship.

Most worship music will have me out of my seat, hands lifted, eyes closed, singing along quietly or silently praying. Last weekend, I attended Women in Worship and I worshiped the same way I always did, only this time it felt fake. As I was standing there being real with myself about this feeling, the…

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