Daily Devotional Library

Stand in God’s Strength

August 1, 2016

Recognizing God and His Word

Psalm 2
In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.

August 2, 2016

Battle of Repentance

Genesis 4:1-16
The Lord said to Cain, “Why are you angry? Why is your face downcast? If you do what is right, will you not be accepted?”

August 3, 2016


Ephesians 6:10-17
Stand firm then, with the belt of truth buckled around your waist.

August 4, 2016


Psalm 73
When I tried to understand all this, it troubled me deeply till I entered the sanctuary of God; then I understood their final destiny.

August 5, 2016

Fiery Arrows

Ephesians 6:10-20
Take up the shield of faith, with which you can extinguish all the flaming arrows of the evil one.

August 6, 2016

Set Free

Mark 5:1-13
When he saw Jesus from a distance, he ran and fell on his knees in front of him.

August 7, 2016

The Price of Freedom

Mark 5:6-17
The people began to plead with Jesus to leave their region.

August 8, 2016


James 1:1-8
God said, “Let us make mankind in our image, in our likeness.”

August 9, 2016

Marriage Reflecting God’s Character

Psalm 45:1-7
God has blessed you forever. . . . Ride forth victoriously in the cause of truth, humility and justice . . . .

August 10, 2016

Noble Character, Reflecting Wisdom

Proverbs 31:10-31
A wife of noble character who can find? She is worth far more than rubies. Her husband has full confidence in her . . . .

August 11, 2016

The Faith of Rahab

Joshua 2:1-21
I know that the Lord has given you this land and that a great fear of you has fallen on us, so that all who live in this country are melting in fear because of you.

August 12, 2016

In Need of Hope

1 Kings 19:1-18
He came to a broom bush, sat down under it and prayed that he might die. “I have had enough, Lord,” he said. “Take my life.”

August 13, 2016

Two Opinions

1 Kings 18:20-39
If the Lord is God, follow him; but if Baal is God, follow him.

August 14, 2016

God or Money

Matthew 6:24-33
No one can serve two masters. Either you will hate the one and love the other, or you will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve God and money.

August 15, 2016

World Changers

1 Samuel 17:12-37
The Lord who rescued me from the paw of the lion and the paw of the bear will rescue me from the hand of this Philistine.

August 16, 2016

Reviving Old Wells

Genesis 26:18-25
Isaac reopened the wells that had been dug in the time of his father Abraham, which the Philistines had stopped up . . . .

August 17, 2016

The Sword of the Spirit

Ephesians 6:10-20
Take . . . the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God.

August 18, 2016

King of Glory

Psalm 24
Lift up your heads, you gates; be lifted up, you ancient doors, that the King of glory may come in.

August 19, 2016

Open Our Eyes

2 Kings 6:8-23
Elisha prayed, “Open his eyes, Lord, that he may see.” . . . He looked and saw the hills full of horses and chariots of fire all around Elisha.

August 20, 2016

Look to Jesus

Isaiah 45:22-25
Turn to me and be saved, all you ends of the earth; for I am God, and there is no other.

August 21, 2016

Victory From the Accuser

Revelation 12:1-12
They triumphed over him by the blood of the Lamb and by the word of their testimony . . . .

August 22, 2016

Christians in a Hostile World

1 Peter 2:9-12
Live such good lives among the pagans that, though they accuse you of doing wrong, they may see your good deeds and glorify God on the day he visits us.

August 23, 2016

Daring to Dream

Genesis 37
Joseph had a dream, and when he told it to his brothers, they hated him all the more.

August 24, 2016


2 Timothy 1:3-12
The Spirit God gave us does not make us timid, but gives us power, love and self-discipline.

August 25, 2016


Luke 18:1-8
Jesus told his disciples a parable to show them that they should always pray and not give up.

August 26, 2016

Connecting With the King

Esther 3:5-11; 4:1-14
Who knows but that you have come to your royal position for such a time as this?

August 27, 2016


Judges 16:1-22
[Samson] did not know that the Lord had left him.

August 28, 2016

Promise Keeping

Matthew 26:31-35, 69-75
Peter declared, “Even if I have to die with you, I will never disown you.”

August 29, 2016

Called Back to God

1 Kings 18:16-39
Elijah . . . prayed: “Lord . . . let it be known today that you are God. . . .

August 30, 2016

Fasting and Prayer

2 Chronicles 20:1-15
Alarmed, Jehoshaphat resolved to inquire of the Lord, and he proclaimed a fast for all Judah. The people of Judah came together to seek help from the Lord. . . .

August 31, 2016

Mission Challenge

John 17:11-19
As you sent me into the world, I have sent them into the world.