Daily Devotions

Sabbath was Made for Man

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Tuesday  Mark 2:23-28 The Message (MSG) One Sabbath day he was walking through a field of ripe grain. As his disciples made a path, they pulled off heads of grain. The Pharisees told on them to Jesus: “Look, your disciples are breaking Sabbath rules!” Jesus said...

You Are Not What You Produce

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Monday Deuteronomy 5:12-15 (ESV) Observe the Sabbath day, to keep it holy, as the LORD your God commanded you. Six days you shall labor and do all your work, but the seventh day is a Sabbath to the LORD your God. On it you shall not do any work, you or your son or your...

God Modeled the Ideal

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Sunday Genesis 2:1-3 (ESV) Thus, the heavens and the earth were finished, and all the host of them. And on the seventh day God finished his work that he had done, and he rested on the seventh day from all his work that he had done. So, God blessed the seventh day and made it...

More Blessed to Give than Receive

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Saturday  Acts 20:32-35 And now I commend you to God and to the word of his grace, which is able to build you up and to give you the inheritance among all those who are sanctified. I coveted no one's silver or gold or apparel. You yourselves know that these...

Generosity Rewarded

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Friday  Proverbs 11:24-25 (The Message) The world of the generous gets larger and larger; the world of the stingy gets smaller and smaller. The one who blesses others is abundantly blessed; those who help others are helped. Explanation: God smiles on the generous person, and places His...

God is Generous

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Thursday   1 Timothy 6:6-10,17-19 (ESV) But godliness with contentment is great gain, for we brought nothing into the world, and we cannot take anything out of the world. But if we have food and clothing, with these we will be content.  But those who desire to be rich fall...

Who Can You Bless?

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Wednesday  Every month as the paycheck comes in, our 10% tithe goes out. It's the first thing we take care of before paying our bills for the month. Now this isn’t always the easiest thing to do, but it's the right thing, because God actually commands us to give back to Him first...

The Grace of Giving

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Tuesday  2 Corinthians 8:1-15 (ESV) We want you to know, brothers, about the grace of God that has been given among the churches of Macedonia, for in a severe test of affliction, their abundance of joy and their extreme poverty have overflowed in a wealth of generosity on their part. For...

Don’t Be Stingy

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Monday  Deuteronomy 15:7-11 (ESV) “If among you, one of your brothers should become poor, in any of your towns within your land that the Lord your God is giving you, you shall not harden your heart or shut your hand against your poor brother, but you shall...

God Loves a Cheerful Giver

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Sunday 2 Corinthians 9:6-8 (ESV) The point is this: whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and whoever sows bountifully will also reap bountifully. Each one must give as he has decided in his heart, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver. And God is able...