Daily Devotions

Welcome to our Daily Devotions!

Stay connected to God's Word on a daily basis. These devotions are written by Pastor Tim Smith and will be found here or you can subscribe to the email list by visiting the sign-up page or by clicking on the button below. Join us!

Reading a bible

Daily Devotion Archive

God’s Word for You – Luke 2:47-48 Astonished and amazed

GOD’S WORD FOR YOU LUKE 2:47-48 47 Everyone who heard him was amazed at his understanding and his answers. 48 When his parents saw him, they were astonished. His mother said to him, “Son, why have you treated us like this? Your father and I have been anxiously searching for you.” “Amazed” in Greek is […]

God’s Word for You – Luke 2:45-46 Sitting among the teachers

GOD’S WORD FOR YOU LUKE 2:45-46 45 When they did not find him, they went back to Jerusalem to look for him. 46 After three days they found him in the temple courts, sitting among the teachers, listening to them and asking them questions. Where is he? Where is he? What parents in a grocery […]

God’s Word for You – Luke 2:42-44 The synod of Nazareth

GOD’S WORD FOR YOU LUKE 2:42-44 42 When he was twelve years old, they went up to the Feast, as was their custom. 43 After the Feast days were over, while his parents were returning home, the boy Jesus stayed behind in Jerusalem, but they did not realize it. 44 Thinking he was in their […]

God’s Word for You – Psalm 79:1 The nations have invaded

GOD’S WORD FOR YOU PSALM 79:1 We will continue with Proverbs after meditating on Psalms 79 and 71. For these two Psalms, we will use the new Evangelical Heritage Version of the Bible (EHV, © 2017 Wartburg Project, Inc.). Psalm 79 They Have Reduced Jerusalem to Rubble A psalm by Asaph. Psalms 73-83 are a […]

God’s Word for You – Luke 2:41 “Every year…”

GOD’S WORD FOR YOU LUKE 2:41 The Boy Jesus in the Temple 41 Every year his parents went to Jerusalem for the Feast of the Passover. In this passage (Luke 2:41-52), we leave the baby Jesus and briefly encounter him as a boy of twelve—at just about the age in which Jews enter their bar-mitzvah […]

God’s Word for You – Luke 2:39-40 Our Lord’s childhood

GOD’S WORD FOR YOU LUKE 2:39-40 39 When they had done everything required by the Law of the Lord, they returned to Galilee to their own town of Nazareth. 40 And the child grew and became strong. He was filled with wisdom, and the grace of God was upon him. Luke doesn’t explain everything that […]

God’s Word for You – Luke 2:38 They were looking forward to redemption

GOD’S WORD FOR YOU LUKE 2:38 38 Coming up to them at that very moment, she gave thanks to God and spoke about him to all who were looking forward to the redemption of Jerusalem. Anna’s words are not recorded by Luke. On the one hand, Mary may not have remembered the words (her head […]

God’s Word for You – Luke 2:36-37 Anna

GOD’S WORD FOR YOU LUKE 2:36-37 36 There was also Anna, a prophetess, the daughter of Phanuel, of the tribe of Asher. She was very old. She had lived with her husband seven years after her marriage, 37 and then was a widow for eighty-four years. She never withdrew from the temple, but with fasting […]

God’s Word for You – Luke 2:33-35 A sign that will be spoken against

GOD’S WORD FOR YOU LUKE 2:33-35 33 While the child’s father and mother were marveling at what was said about him, 34 Simeon blessed them and said to Mary his mother: “Remember, this child is destined to cause the falling and rising of many in Israel, and to be a sign that will be spoken […]

God’s Wisdom for You – Proverbs 22:13-16 Proverbs anticipating Judas

GOD’S WISDOM FOR YOU PROVERBS 22:13-16 13 The sluggard says, “There is a lion outside!” or, “I will be murdered in the streets!” There’s always an excuse not to do something. Maybe it’s an unpleasant job, or maybe there’s a horserace to watch, or a bottle of wine that just won’t drink itself. The lazy […]

God’s Word for You – Luke 2:32 The glory of Israel

GOD’S WORD FOR YOU LUKE 2:32 32 a light for revelation to the Gentiles and for glory to your people Israel.” Jesus is light. The Holy Spirit expands on this truth throughout the New Testament. In heaven, John says, there will be no more night. “They will not need the light of a lamp nor […]

God’s Word for You – Luke 2:30-31 Your Salvation

GOD’S WORD FOR YOU LUKE 2:30-31 30 For my eyes have seen your salvation, 31 which you have prepared in the sight of all people, Simeon has said, “You dismiss your servant.” Now he gives the reason for saying that: He has seen the very thing that was going to bring salvation, this child, Jesus. […]

Scroll to Top