Daily devos & Readings

Grow Through The Gospels

Read or listen to the Bible 5 minutes a day through the life of Jesus.

July 19, 2024

Luke 5

Luke 5:11 shows the disciples leaving everything to follow Jesus, much like "burning their boats" to commit fully. This calls us to abandon our past and wholeheartedly embrace the mission of drawing others into God's Kingdom with patience and perseverance.

July 18, 2024

Luke 4

Luke 4:28-29 shows Jesus facing rejection in Nazareth when His teachings challenged the people's pride and self-righteousness. This highlights the need to accept Jesus with humility, acknowledging our spiritual poverty, and embracing His transformative message fully.

July 17, 2024

Luke 3

Luke 3:1-4 introduces John the Baptist's ministry during a time of political and spiritual corruption, emphasizing his call for repentance and forgiveness of sins. John's message, rooted in divine authority and fulfilled prophecy, reminds us of the transformative power of the gospel, urging us to share this hope and forgiveness with others amidst our troubled times.

July 16, 2024

Luke 2

Luke 2:29-32 illustrates Simeon's profound faith as he rejoiced upon seeing Jesus, recognizing Him as the Savior for all nations. Simeon's song highlights the universal mission of Jesus, foretelling both His impact and the challenges ahead, reminding us that following Christ, though demanding, leads to ultimate joy and peace.

July 15, 2024

Luke 1

Luke 1:1-4 reminds us that Christianity is grounded in historical and doctrinal truth rather than subjective experience. Luke's Gospel assures us of the certainty of Jesus Christ's life, death, and resurrection, challenging us to uphold and share this objective truth in a world that often values personal opinion over absolute truth.

July 14, 2024

Mark 16

Mark 16:15 urges us to share the gospel with all creation, highlighting the importance of reaching both unreached people groups globally and addressing the growing number of "Nones" in our own communities. We are called to integrate sharing Jesus’s hope and salvation into our daily lives, making a genuine impact through our authenticity and faith.

July 13, 2024

Mark 15

Mark 15:29-32 shows Jesus being mocked on the cross, with demands for a sign revealing unbelief. Jesus prioritized our salvation over earthly acclaim, reminding us to seek God's approval above human praise. Reflect on your motivations and pray for strength to prioritize God's approval.

July 12, 2024

Mark 14

Mark 14:36 reminds us that, like Jesus in Gethsemane, we may face immense trials, but our prayers should focus on seeking God's strength to endure rather than asking for the removal of difficulties. This teaches us to trust in God's plan and rely on His strength in challenging times.

July 11, 2024

Mark 13

Mark 13:31 reminds us that "Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will never pass away." This verse emphasizes the enduring and unchanging nature of God's Word, offering a reliable foundation for life. No matter the challenges or changes in the world, Scripture remains a steadfast source of comfort, strength, and guidance, reminding us of God's eternal promises.

July 10, 2024

Mark 12

Mark 12:29-30 reminds us to love God with all our heart, soul, mind, and strength, demanding a whole-hearted and life-encompassing commitment. This authentic love should permeate every aspect of our lives, transforming us and making our faith evident in our actions and interactions, both private and public.