All Devotionals
  • Moving from Willpower to Real Power

  • Moving from Willpower to Real Power -  

     

    I pray that you will begin to understand the incredible greatness of his power for us who believe in him. This is the same mighty power that raised Christ from the dead and seated him in the place of honor at God’s right hand in the heavenly realms. —Ephesians 1:19-20 (NLT)

     

    If you’ve ever been to a funeral, I’m pretty sure you’ve informally ...

    DOUG FIELDS is the senior director of the HomeWord Center for Youth and Family at Azusa Pacific University and the co-founder of Downloadyouthministry.com. Doug has been a youth and teaching pastor at Mariners Church and Saddleback Church for 30 years and has authored more than fifty books. He is a passionate speaker reaching thousands of leaders, teenagers, and parents every year. Doug resides with his wife and three children in Southern California. 

    More of Doug Fields: www.homeword.com


  • Making Everything New

  • Making Everything New -   

    This devotional was written by Mike DeVries

     

    He who was seated on the throne said, “I am making everything new!” —Revelation 21:5a

     

    What if?

     

    Those two words are perhaps the most powerful in the English language. They speak of a profound hope that is at the heart of what we as Christians believe and embrace; namely, that what we see and experience right now in...

    This devotional originally appeared in “HomeWord with Jim Burns” on Crosswalk’s Family Devotional section. For more information about HomeWord with Jim Burns devotionals, please visit us online.

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  • Missing the Moment

  • Missing the Moment -  

    This devotional was written by Robin Dugall

     

    Show me the path where I should walk, O Lord; point out the right road for me to follow. Lead me by your truth and teach me, for you are the God who saves me. All day long I put my hope in you. —Psalm 25:4-5 (NLT)

     

    One morning, I thought about all the stuff that I had to do: the classes to prepare; the talks for the upcom...

    This devotional originally appeared in “HomeWord with Jim Burns” on Crosswalk’s Family Devotional section. For more information about HomeWord with Jim Burns devotionals, please visit us online.

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  • Make Your Move

  • Make Your Move -   

    This devotional was written by Dan Johnson

     

    I tell you, now is the time of God's favor, now is the day of salvation. —2 Corinthians 6:2

     

    The Bible tells us there is a time for everything and that includes change. Imagine a woman in her 10th month of pregnancy. At nine months, the baby is coming, ready or not. There comes a time when we outgrow the womb and staying longer...

    This devotional originally appeared in “HomeWord with Jim Burns” on Crosswalk’s Family Devotional section. For more information about HomeWord with Jim Burns devotionals, please visit us online.

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  • Make Room for the Lord

  • Make Room for the Lord - 

    This devotional was written by Robin Dugall

     

    You know what I was like when I followed the Jewish religion–how I violently persecuted the Christians. I did my best to get rid of them. I was one of the most religious Jews of my own age, and I tried as hard as possible to follow all the old traditions of my religion. But then something happened! For it pleased God in...

    This devotional originally appeared in “HomeWord with Jim Burns” on Crosswalk’s Family Devotional section. For more information about HomeWord with Jim Burns devotionals, please visit us online.

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  • Loving Others: Not a Role, But A Lifestyle

  • Loving Others: Not a Role, But A Lifestyle -  

    This devotional was written by Jim Liebelt

    “A new command I give to you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another.”  - John 13:34

    I saw a church advertisement in a newspaper that read something like the following:

    First Church

    “God’s Love Offered Here”

    One Sunday Only, June 12

    Special Musical Guest…

    Reading thi...

    This devotional originally appeared in “HomeWord with Jim Burns” on Crosswalk’s Family Devotional section. For more information about HomeWord with Jim Burns devotionals, please visit us online.

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  • CALL HIM MASTER

  • CALL HIM MASTER -  

    BY CHARLES HADDON SPURGEON

    In Morning and Evening

    "He appeared first to Mary Magdalene." --Mark 16:9


    Jesus "appeared first to Mary Magdalene," probably not only on account of her great love and persevering seeking, but because, as the context intimates, she had been a special trophy of Christ's delivering power. Learn from this, that the greatness of our sin before conversion should no...

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  • Looks Great, Smells Great...But No Thanks!

  • Looks Great, Smells Great...But No Thanks!   

    This devotional was written by Jim Liebelt

     

    Yes, I am the vine; you are the branches. Those who remain in me, and I in them, will produce much fruit. For apart from me you can do nothing. —John 15:5 (NLT)

     

    Imagine that you have been invited to a special meal at a friend’s home. This friend has prepared a feast and you are the guest of honor....

    This devotional originally appeared in “HomeWord with Jim Burns” on Crosswalk’s Family Devotional section. For more information about HomeWord with Jim Burns devotionals, please visit us online.

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  • Living Fully Present

  • Living Fully Present -  

    This devotional was written by Mike DeVries  

     

    Remember the Sabbath day by keeping it holy. Six days you shall labor and do all your work, but the seventh day is a Sabbath to the LORD your God —Exodus 20:8-10

     

    My kids have this habit. When they want to get my attention, they keep asking the same question until they believe they have my attention.

     

    My wife brought ...

    This devotional originally appeared in “HomeWord with Jim Burns” on Crosswalk’s Family Devotional section. For more information about HomeWord with Jim Burns devotionals, please visit us online.

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  • Living Out Faith in the Real World

  • Living Out Faith in the Real World -  

    This devotional was written by Jim Liebelt

     

    In the same way, let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise your Father in heaven. —Matthew 5:16

     

    In his book, Fearless Faith, author John Fischer writes,

     

    “Many Christians count too much on the comfort of a Christian environment for the maintenance of their faith. They de...

    This devotional originally appeared in “HomeWord with Jim Burns” on Crosswalk’s Family Devotional section. For more information about HomeWord with Jim Burns devotionals, please visit us online.

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