Category Devotionals

If Encouraging Then Encourage

If it is to encourage, then give encouragement; Romans 12:8 (NIV) Encouragement is a powerful and vital ministry within the church. It is a gift God has given to uplift, strengthen, and motivate His people. Encouragement is more than just…

If Serving then Serve

If it is serving, then serve; Romans 12:7 (NIV) Serving is a gift that often goes unnoticed but plays a crucial role in the body of Christ. This gift, given by God’s grace, enables us to meet the practical needs…

Gifts for the Good of All

Now to each one the manifestation of the Spirit is given for the common good. 1 Corinthians 12:7 In a world that often celebrates individualism and personal achievement, it’s easy to view our spiritual gifts as a means to personal…

Understanding Charismata

There are different kinds of gifts, but the same Spirit distributes them. There are different kinds of service, but the same Lord. There are different kinds of working, but in all of them and in everyone it is the same…

True Love Shown

“The expert in the law replied, ‘The one who had mercy on him.’ Jesus told him, ‘Go and do likewise.’” Luke 10:37 Have you ever wondered what it truly means to love others? In the story of the Good Samaritan,…

Outcasts, Welcome

“But a Samaritan, as he traveled, came where the man was; and when he saw him, he took pity on him. He went to him and bandaged his wounds, pouring on oil and wine. Then he put the man on…

Mercy Beyond the Church

“‘Which of these three do you think was a neighbor to the man who fell into the hands of robbers?’ The expert in the law replied, ‘The one who had mercy on him.’ Jesus told him, ‘Go and do likewise.’”…