Posts with the category “hunkered-down-devotions”

0
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
0
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
0
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
0
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
0
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
0
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
0
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
0
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
0
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
0
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
0
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
0
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
0
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
0
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
0
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
0
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
0
Hunkered Down Devotion
October 2nd, 2020
No matter the situation, it is always a blessing to recognize that Jesus is with you and that your situation doesn’t rely on yourself, but on the providence of our good and wonderful savior....  Read More
by Chip Stapleton
0
Hunkered Down Devotion
October 1st, 2020
Our call is to follow Jesus, to choose people and to bring God’s love and rule-breaking grace to others, just as we have received it ourselves....  Read More
by Chip Stapleton
0
Hunkered Down Devotion
September 30th, 2020
The words of Jesus in this passage are a constant reminder to all of us about what the church is supposed to be: not a club where perfection is a membership requirement, but rather a hospital for sinn...  Read More
by Chip Stapleton
0
Hunkered Down Devotion
September 29th, 2020
Christ calls us to be bold in serving and sharing him, actively working to remove whatever barriers exist between those we know and love and Jesus Christ. ...  Read More
by Chip Stapleton
0
Hunkered Down Devotion
September 28th, 2020
Holding onto control, and insisting on doing things our own way, only keeps us from experiencing all of the blessings that God has planned for us. ...  Read More
by Chip Stapleton
0
Hunkered Down Devotion
September 25th, 2020
Victory comes to us by leaning not on our own strength, our own abilities, our own knowledge, but by leaning on the one who always hears and answers our cries for help. ...  Read More
by Chip Stapleton
0
Hunkered Down Devotion
September 24th, 2020
A focus on God’s love and grace allows us to build up – ourselves and others – instead of digging our own graves. ...  Read More
by Chip Stapleton
0
Hunkered Down Devotion
September 23rd, 2020
God has demonstrated in more ways that we can count, recognize, or imagine his goodness, his greatness, and his love for us. We are called to trust in him, on faith, knowing that God’s will for us is...  Read More
by Chip Stapleton
0
Hunkered Down Devotion
September 22nd, 2020
Esther is a reminder to all of us that no matter the circumstances, no matter the situation, we always have a choice. And when we make the right choice, the choice to serve and follow God, the impact...  Read More
by Chip Stapleton
0
Hunkered Down Devotion
September 21st, 2020
So the question becomes what will the works of our lives represent – the way of Jesus or the way of the world?...  Read More
by Chip Stapleton
0
Hunkered Down Devotion
September 18th, 2020
What do we love more, pleasing each other, fitting in, and being accepted or honoring, worshiping and following God with our lives? What will your answer be? ...  Read More
by Chip Stapleton
0
Hunkered Down Devotion
September 17th, 2020
Walking in the way of Jesus, following in his pattern of life in this world: sacrificial loved poured out on all in acts of love and service, not only are we protected from the darkness, but we can be...  Read More
by Chip Stapleton
0
Hunkered Down Devotion
September 16th, 2020
It isn’t when you are the best, or the strongest, or the smartest, or the fastest that brings God joy. It is just you that brings God joy. It is simply when you choose to live into who God created y...  Read More
by Chip Stapleton
0
Hunkered Down Devotion
September 15th, 2020
Our job is simply to faithfully follow God’s call and go where the Spirit leads. Wherever we find ourselves we are to share the Good News of what Christ has done for us and let Jesus worry about the ...  Read More
by Chip Stapleton
0
Hunkered Down Devotion
September 14th, 2020
Jesus knows our heart. Jesus wants our heart. Because of this, the ‘why’, not just that ‘what’ always, always matters. ...  Read More
by Chip Stapleton
0
Hunkered Down Devotion
September 11th, 2020
Jesus is with us when we are in pain and when we suffer, but that he enters into our lives and suffers with us. ...  Read More
by Chip Stapleton
0
Hunkered Down Devotion
September 10th, 2020
Few of us, in this life, will have the opportunity to respond to Jesus in the course of a conversation as Martha did. For us, our answer must come in not just what we say we believe, but in how we li...  Read More
by Chip Stapleton
0
Hunkered Down Devotion
September 9th, 2020
Our audience of one, doesn’t turn on a whim, but rather will always, and has always loved us. Not because of what we have done, or what we have, but because of who we are: his beloved children....  Read More
by Chip Stapleton
0
Hunkered Down Devotion
September 8th, 2020
All of us have been uniquely gifted by God. All of us will receive positive attention and praise for it at some time or another. When we receive that attention, the proper response – the one that ke...  Read More
by Chip Stapleton
0
Hunkered Down Devotion
September 4th, 2020
We must be careful to make sure that our pride never clouds our ability to see Jesus....  Read More
by Chip Stapleton
0
Hunkered Down Devotion
September 3rd, 2020
Jesus knows who we are, meets us where we are, and brings us what we need when we come to him looking to be healed....  Read More
by Chip Stapleton
0
Hunkered Down Devotion
September 2nd, 2020
Through all the upheaval then, all the upheaval now, and all the upheaval that has or will ever be, God’s message and God’s love and grace will continue to spread to new places, and new people. We ge...  Read More
by Keely DeBoever
0
Hunkered Down Devotion
September 1st, 2020
Trusting in Jesus is the peace that passes all understanding. Trust in Jesus is what allows us to persevere and face both good and difficult times....  Read More
by Chip Stapleton
0
Hunkered Down Devotion
August 31st, 2020
The freedom we have when we listen to and abide in Jesus is the freedom to finally, truly be ourselves and to know that even with all of who we are exposed, we are loved, accepted, and welcomed into t...  Read More
by Chip Stapleton

Recent

Archive

 2020

Categories

Tags