New Morning Mercies: A Daily Gospel Devotional Day 1

New Morning Mercies: A Daily Gospel Devotional Day 1

May 1 Jesus commands you to take up your cross and follow him, and then he gives you the strength to carry the load. Pay careful attention to these words from 2 Thessalonians 2:16–17, because they offer you a very pointed and practical summary of the work of the...
New Morning Mercies: A Daily Gospel Devotional Day 2

New Morning Mercies: A Daily Gospel Devotional Day 2

May 2 True, humble, joyful, and perseverant love is not born out of raw duty, but out of worshipful gratitude. We love because he first loved us. As I wrote the character qualities of real love, “true, humble, joyful, and perseverant,” that you see in the statement...
New Morning Mercies: A Daily Gospel Devotional Day 3

New Morning Mercies: A Daily Gospel Devotional Day 3

May 3 God’s care for you is secure because it does not depend on your faithfulness, but on his. “Now may the God of peace himself sanctify you completely, and may your whole spirit and soul and body be kept blameless at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. He who...
New Morning Mercies: A Daily Gospel Devotional Day 4

New Morning Mercies: A Daily Gospel Devotional Day 4

May 4 “Our father in heaven . . .” (Matt. 6:9a). There is no situation or location where I am ever alone, because my heavenly Father is always with me. It is such an astounding reality that it is almost impossible for us to comprehend the full meaning of it. It...
New Morning Mercies: A Daily Gospel Devotional Day 5

New Morning Mercies: A Daily Gospel Devotional Day 5

May 5 “Hallowed be your name . . .” (Matt. 6:9b). In the little moments of daily life, I must live for a greater honor and glory than my own. I remember the lecture well. It came with force and clarity at the end of my junior year of high school. My dad called me into...