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A Devotion for the First Week of Lent

Tim Chester | Jan 30, 2024

At the transfiguration, the disciples see the glory of God before their very eyes. Mark specifically says Jesus “was transfigured before them” (Mark 9:2). The phrase “before them” suggests that this event was for the benefit of the disciples. Elijah and Moses are also said to have “appeared before them” (Mark 9:4).... continue reading

A New Year's Devotion on Love from Explore Bible Reading Notes

Alexa Burstow | Jan 2, 2024

Many of us resolve to get the new year off to a good start with Bible reading. But if you haven’t got going yet, don’t worry. Here’s today’s devotion from our Explore Bible-reading notes. If you enjoy it, order yourself a copy of the whole three-month issue to keep going. Alternatively, you could get an annual subscription and your devotions will arrive quarterly, so you’ll be organised for the whole year!... continue reading

God's Grace for the New Year

Linda Green | Dec 26, 2023

A New Year is upon us and, for many, it’s a time to make some resolutions. While often these include things such as losing weight or exercising more, many of us recognise our need to be more consistent in Bible meditation, in exercising greater patience with our children, or in volunteering more at church or school. In other words, we set goals to help us accomplish things we know we haven’t been doing very well. While this exercise can help us reflect on ways we might grow in loving God and others, we must beware of focusing on all the things we “should” be doing, while failing to remember all that Christ has done on our behalf. The emphasis then becomes about what I need to do, (in my own strength and wisdom), rather than gratefully acknowledging the gospel grace that is ours through our Saviour Jesus Christ.... continue reading

Seeking Patience for This Busy Season

Sinclair Ferguson | Dec 21, 2023

The Christmas season will present plenty of opportunities to test our patience. In this devotional from Love Came Down at Christmas, Sinclair Ferguson helps us see how we should respond–as Jesus would.... continue reading

Glory to God in the Lowest

David Mathis | Dec 7, 2023

David Mathis unpacks the angels' appearance to the shepherds from Luke 2, and calls us to wonder at it with them. Extract taken from his day 7 devotion from The Christmas We Didn't Expect.... continue reading

Day 1 Devotion from the Advent of Glory

R C Sproul | Nov 30, 2023

There’s still time to get hold of your advent devotional. Get started with this Day 1 devotion from The Advent of Glory by R.C Sproul.... continue reading

Living Under the Weight of the World

R C Sproul | Nov 14, 2023

Sometimes it’s like we bear the world on our shoulders, and we can’t see how we can ever be free. But Isaiah’s famous prophecy reminds us whose shoulders the burden of the world is actually on.... continue reading

Prayers for the Advent Season

Michael Page | Oct 31, 2023

Our 2023 Advent devotional has been written to help you lift your eyes to Jesus this Advent, however you are feeling, by meditating on his first coming. Use this collection of prayers from the book to dwell on the wonder of the Christmas story and to worship our Saviour Jesus, the God who became flesh.... continue reading

Which Devotional Is Right for You?

Avery Powers | Aug 22, 2023

Many of us struggle to balance our busy schedules with as much time in God’s Word as we’d like. Or we want to dive deeper into the text, but we’re not sure where to begin. If you’re like me, you struggle to develop Bible-reading habits without becoming legalistic about how much time you’re spending with God. ... continue reading

Our Recommended Reads for Lent

Avery Powers | Feb 2, 2023

Very little can compare to time spent reflecting on the life, death and resurrection of our Saviour. That’s what has made Lent so special to believers all over the world since its formation in the fourth century. Starting 22 February, we encourage you to join your brothers and sisters in Christ in a joyful meditation on the life of Jesus!... continue reading

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