Daily Devotionals

Saturday, November 17, 2018

Posted by Faye Koehn on

Psalm 37:21 My granddaughter and I were sharing a bowl of noodles – her favorite food – and she saved the last bite for me.  What an act of generosity! The world tells us that there’s never enough.  Never enough money, never enough time, never enough noodles . . . and...

Friday, November 16, 2018

Posted by Megan Guthrie on

Proverbs 22:9 The generous will themselves be blessed, for they share their food with the poor.  Proverbs 22:9 (NIV) While reflecting upon this verse, I recalled learning about an organization called Medi-Share, a healthcare sharing ministry based upon Christian values. I learned that it is...

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Posted by Marsha Anderson on

2 Corinthians 8:20-21 We intend that no one should blame us about this generous gift that we are administering, for we intend to do what is right, not only in the Lord’s sight but also in the sight of others.  2 Corinthians 8:20-21 (NRSV) Who of us has not at least once thought...

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Posted by Mark Mayer on

2 Corinthians 8:13-15 Our desire is not that others might be relieved while you are hard pressed, but that there might be equality. At the present time your plenty will supply what they need, so that in turn their plenty will supply what you need. The goal is equality, as it is written...

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Posted by David Frye on

2 Corinthians 8:9 "For you know the gracious act of our Lord Jesus Christ, that for your sake he became poor although he was rich, so that by his poverty you might become rich.”  2 Corinthians 8:9 (NABRE) Our history tells us that when he died in 1546, Martin Luther’s loved ones...

Monday, November 12, 2018

Posted by Morgan Tranmer on

Matthew 20:11-16 When they received it, they began to grumble against the landowner. ‘These who were hired last worked only one hour,’ they said, ‘and you have made them equal to us who have borne the burden of the work and the heat of the day.’ “But he answered one...

Sunday, November 11, 2018

Posted by Pastor Greg Olson on

2 Corinthians 9:1-11 Remember this—a farmer who plants only a few seeds will get a small crop. But the one who plants generously will get a generous crop.  You must each decide in your heart how much to give. And don’t give reluctantly or in response to pressure. “For God...

Saturday, November 10, 2018

Posted by Jennifer Wiltgen on

Micah 6:6-8 With what shall I come before the Lord and bow down before the exalted God? Shall I come before him with burnt offerings, with calves a year old? Will the Lord be pleased with thousands of rams, with ten thousand rivers of olive oil? Shall I offer my firstborn for my transgression...

Friday, November 9, 2018

Posted by Colbi Schuster on

Luke 6:20-23 Looking at his disciples, he said: “Blessed are you who are poor, for yours is the kingdom of God. Blessed are you who hunger now, for you will be satisfied. Blessed are you who weep now, for you will laugh. Blessed are you when people hate you, when they exclude you and...

Thursday, November 8, 2018

Posted by Michelle Smith on

Isaiah 26:19 I don’t like to think about winter. I don’t like to think about the brilliant hues of autumn leaves and the glorious golden, maroon, and bronze bursts of chrysanthemums and marigolds fading to grays and browns.  I dread the season when azure blue skies acquiesce to...