Daily Devotion – Envy, the Ugly Sin

Daily Devotion – Envy, the Ugly Sin

Dealing With Envy If you’re like me, you sometimes struggle with envy. It’s an ugly sin. Struggling with selfishness or fear sounds less offensive than being envious. Envy is a hard sin to admit out loud, but it’s a common sin for us Christians. Envy raises its ugly...
Daily Devotion – Spiritual Cancer

Daily Devotion – Spiritual Cancer

We would be devastated if a doctor gave us the bad news, “I’m sorry, but it is cancer and it is malignant.” We would rejoice if he continued, “But it is localized, and surgery can provide a total and permanent cure.” In this situation we...
Daily Devotion – That’s Not Working on Me

Daily Devotion – That’s Not Working on Me

Last week, my five-year-old son and I took a little walk together. Somehow the conversation moved from how awesome roller coasters are to the things Satan tells us. That seems jarring from an adult perspective but he’s a little boy. His world is superheroes and...
Daily Devotion – Good Intentions

Daily Devotion – Good Intentions

I fear for our society. We live in a confused world, and that shouldn’t be surprising since we live in a world that does not want to acknowledge God, the One who is not the Author of Confusion (1 Corinthians 14:33). Today’s society is lost. It’s lost and...
Daily Devotion – Who Will Deliver Me

Daily Devotion – Who Will Deliver Me

There is a portion of Scripture in Romans 7 that is sometimes confusing to read. I always have to reread it slowly a few times in order to fully grasp what Paul is saying about the law of sin and death. “I do not understand my own actions. For I do not do what I want,...
Daily Devotion – The Price You Pay

Daily Devotion – The Price You Pay

Have you ever bought something and almost instantly regretted it because the item was not worth the price paid? It happened to me just recently, when I purchased a pricey kitchen appliance that should have made my life better, but ended up not even working. When it...