Posts with the category “hunkered-down-devotions”

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Hunkered Down Devotion
November 27th, 2020
The beauty of this Psalm is that the psalmist has clearly tasted the reality of God’s courts, he no doubt has had his fair share of imitations and temptations as well, but he has recognized the wonder...  Read More
by Chip Stapleton
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Hunkered Down Devotion
November 26th, 2020
So today, somewhere in-between the food and the family, the football and everything else today, make sure that you carve out time and space to give over some thanks for all that you have and make plan...  Read More
by Chip Stapleton
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Hunkered Down Devotion
November 25th, 2020
What are you going to bring to your house with you, by the actions you take, the choices you make, the things you say and do this day?...  Read More
by Chip Stapleton
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Hunkered Down Devotion
November 24th, 2020
This passage in the gospel of Luke reminds us to never be too proud or too shy or to hesitant to ask for what we want or what we need from our God....  Read More
by Chip Stapleton
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Hunkered Down Devotion
November 23rd, 2020
Never tire of doing good. Never tire of being kind. Never tire of helping others....  Read More
by Chip Stapleton
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Hunkered Down Devotion
November 20th, 2020
The message for us this day is to persevere in hope and faith, trusting in God’s faithful care for us, today, tomorrow, and always....  Read More
by Chip Stapleton
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Hunkered Down Devotion
November 19th, 2020
If you join in on what God is doing, if you step along side the Holy Spirit and work hand and hand, in humble service, you will find not only peace, but joy and meaning. ...  Read More
by Chip Stapleton
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Hunkered Down Devotion
November 18th, 2020
Jesus seems to focus on using what he has to bless those in need, to share God’s love and to spread the good news. This is our call as well....  Read More
by Chip Stapleton
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Hunkered Down Devotion
November 17th, 2020
The solution isn’t to will or wish our tongue’s into submission, but rather to give them up the power of the Holy Spirit. ...  Read More
by Chip Stapleton
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Hunkered Down Devotion
November 16th, 2020
Do you understand how much God loves you? So much that he has seen all that you have ever done and will ever do and claimed you as his own anyway. He has written our names in his book and poured out...  Read More
by Chip Stapleton
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Hunkered Down Devotion
November 13th, 2020
Our call is to go out into every corner, every dark and cold place in this world and reflect the light and heat of God’s saving love and grace that comes for each and every one of us....  Read More
by Chip Stapleton
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Hunkered Down Devotion
November 12th, 2020
...it is when we embrace the wisdom of God found by following the leading of the Holy Spirit, through our lives that we can find joy – even in the midst of our times of trial....  Read More
by Chip Stapleton
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Hunkered Down Devotion
November 11th, 2020
God calls us to share that kind of love for each other in response receiving it from him. ...  Read More
by Chip Stapleton
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Hunkered Down Devotion
November 10th, 2020
God knows us, God hears us, God will respond when we call. Amen....  Read More
by Chip Stapleton
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Hunkered Down Devotion
November 9th, 2020
...as we come together at table, we are reminded in the breaking of bread – a symbol of Jesus love and sacrifice for us, that his banner and claim over us is love, which is bigger and stronger than an...  Read More
by Chip Stapleton
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Hunkered Down Devotion
November 6th, 2020
Try adding you voice to the concert of praise that God has perfectly tuned you to be a part of...  Read More
by Chip Stapleton
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Hunkered Down Devotion
November 5th, 2020
Jesus did in fact come to upend the order of this world, and to lift up those that have found themselves on the bottom....  Read More
by Chip Stapleton
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Hunkered Down Devotion
November 4th, 2020
This seems like a simple test to see if your priorities are in the right or wrong place – how do you greet the healing of brother or sister who has been suffering, with rejoicing or with complaint? A...  Read More
by Chip Stapleton
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Hunkered Down Devotion
November 3rd, 2020
Matthew 22:34-40 (Voice)34 Hearing that Jesus had silenced the Sadducees, a group of Pharisees met to consider new questions that might trip up Jesus. 35 A legal expert thought of one that would certa...  Read More
by Chip Stapleton
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Hunkered Down Devotion
November 2nd, 2020
There is nothing quite like being able to remark, looking back at the end of one’s life, that they have lived a well-lived life. That life is made one deed at a time....  Read More
by Chip Stapleton
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Hunkered Down Devotion
October 30th, 2020
...tomorrow has enough problems of it’s own, but we won’t face them alone. For today, let us seek God, his kingdom, and his righteousness together....  Read More
by Chip Stapleton
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Hunkered Down Devotion
October 29th, 2020
Our God sees what is done in secret, and knows the inmost workings of our hearts and minds, and loves us still. Let us lean on him and the strength, wisdom, and guidance of the Holy Spirit to as we s...  Read More
by Chip Stapleton
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Hunkered Down Devotion
October 28th, 2020
While it is easy to vilify the Pharisee’s, I think it is better that we see them as a cautionary tale, because they fell into a trap that is appealing to many of us – the desire to look good or to app...  Read More
by Chip Stapleton
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Hunkered Down Devotions
October 27th, 2020
The challenge for us is to remember to celebrate in the grace that is extended to our brothers and sisters in the same way we would rejoice if it were being extended to us....  Read More
by Chip Stapleton
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Hunkered Down Devotion
October 26th, 2020
...there is no place, even ‘the place of death’ that we might find ourselves that God can’t reach or extract us from....  Read More
by Chip Stapleton
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Hunkered Down Devotion
October 23rd, 2020
God wants our hearts and so he asks us to live lives that demonstrate the things that matter most to him: actively seeking justice for his children (our sisters and brothers in need), a life defined b...  Read More
by Chip Stapleton
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Hunkered Down Devotion
October 22nd, 2020
There are no easy, clear checklists in this kind of live, but in Jesus Christ we have the perfect example to follow. ...  Read More
by Chip Stapleton
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Hunkered Down Devotion
October 21st, 2020
The all-powerful God, creator of the universe has made time for you and desires, more than anything else, to be in relationship with you and care for you. ...  Read More
by Chip Stapleton
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Hunkered Down Devotion
October 20th, 2020
Luke 10:3-12 (Voice)3 It’s time for you 70 to go. I’m sending you out armed with vulnerability, like lambs walking into a pack of wolves. 4 Don’t bring a wallet. Don’t carry a backpack. I don’t even w...  Read More
by Chip Stapleton
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Hunkered Down Devotion
October 19th, 2020
There will always be other things – good, important things – to do, but God calls us to turn our eyes first to him and to the work of his kingdom. ...  Read More
by Chip Stapleton
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Hunkered Down Devotion
October 16th, 2020
When we can recognize the gift of love and forgiveness that we have been given and the grace of Jesus Christ that has brought it to us. ...  Read More
by Chip Stapleton
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Hunkered Down Devotion
October 15th, 2020
The way of Jesus isn’t to seek things for ourselves, but rather to offer ourselves up for the good of all and the glory of God. ...  Read More
by Chip Stapleton
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Hunkered Down Devotion
October 14th, 2020
...no matter how rough the seas, we can hold to God’s promise that the end is secure and that we will, eventually all reach our destination, at home in the arms of our loving creator and God. Have fa...  Read More
by Chip Stapleton
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Hunkered Down Devotion
October 13th, 2020
Make no mistake, the good news that Jesus came to bring is for you, no matter your status, no matter your station. ...  Read More
by Chip Stapleton
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Hunkered Down Devotion
October 12th, 2020
Jesus is the source of all good things, and our salvation, our healing, and our wholeness and peace come only from him. We can’t earn or deserve them, but having been loved, healed, and made whole, w...  Read More
by Chip Stapleton
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Hunkered Down Devotion
October 9th, 2020
God is now and will always be a ‘safe place’ for us, even and especially when no other safe places exist. ...  Read More
by Chip Stapleton
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Hunkered Down Devotion
October 8th, 2020
Christ’s coming is good news for all of the notorious and broken people in the world, which means it’s good news for us. The only appropriate way to respond once we realize that is with joyful worshi...  Read More
by Chip Stapleton
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Hunkered Down Devotion
October 7th, 2020
...the way the light of God’s love is shared with the world is through people like you and me, right where we are, in our regular jobs, and lives doing the right thing when we are given the opportunit...  Read More
by Chip Stapleton
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Hunkered Down Devotion
October 6th, 2020
Jesus is able to save, and because of Jesus we too can be ‘more than conquerors of all that stands against us. ...  Read More
by Chip Stapleton
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Hunkered Down Devotion
October 5th, 2020
In the end, our goodness doesn’t rest on our words, our actions, or even our hearts – instead it rests on the goodness and greatness of Jesus Christ. Praise God for that....  Read More
by Chip Stapleton

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