Daily Devotionals

Giant Slayer

July 11, 2013 - 5:00 am

Long before Jack planted the beanstalk that took him up to meet a giant, Moses confronted two real-life giants – King Sihon of Heshbon and King Og of Bashan. Read more…

A Good Challenge

July 10, 2013 - 5:00 am

In this week’s reading, Moses recalls a time when the Israelites were sure that easier was better. They complained to Moses that God had brought them out of Egypt… Read more…

Reaching our Goals

July 9, 2013 - 5:00 am

Jewish tradition teaches that after a person passes away, he will look back on his life and see both how he lived and how he could have lived. Read more…

Fresh Eyes

July 8, 2013 - 5:00 am

It is generally thought that we spend one-third of our lives sleeping. That is equivalent to more than 26 years based on an average lifespan of 80 years. Read more…

The Best Is Yet to Come

July 7, 2013 - 5:00 am

For as long as high school yearbooks have been around, there has also been the tradition of predicting classmates’ futures. Who is most likely to succeed? Who is most likely to be the next leader, or to find a cure for cancer? Read more…

Remembering God’s Goodness

July 5, 2013 - 5:00 am

Friends, we need to learn from Israel’s mistakes in the Bible so we don’t suffer the same consequences. We can choose to remember God in good times as well as in difficult times. Read more…

Journey to Success

July 4, 2013 - 5:00 am

You may have heard the following tongue-in-cheek joke: Why did the Israelites spend so many years wandering in the desert? Read more…

Priorities and Perspectives

July 3, 2013 - 5:00 am

There is a great story told about a businessman who meets a Mexican fisherman while on vacation. The businessman notices several large yellowfin tuna in the fisherman’s boat Read more…

Keeping Your Word

July 2, 2013 - 5:00 am

I don’t know which is worse – breaking your word or never giving it – but the fact is that we live in a society where both are prevalent. Read more…

A Staff for the Journey

July 1, 2013 - 5:00 am

Jewish tradition teaches that most of us did not choose to be born. In fact, had it been up to us, we would have stayed in the sweet comfort of heaven next to our loving Father. Read more…