DAILY DEVOTIONS

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THE STORY: RISE OF A KINGDOM

with BIBLE READINGS

  • week 47: thanksgiving

    November 21   |  Thankful for God's People - Colossians 1 (devotions)

    November 22  |  Growing in Thankfulness - Colossians 2  (devotions)

    November 23  |  Heart of Thanksgiving - Colossians     (devotions)

    November 24  |  Thankful for Prayer - Colossians 4          (devotions)

    November 25  |  A Psalm of Thanksgiving - Psalm 100       (devotions)

    November 26  |  Worship is a Verb - Psalm 95                  (devotions)

    November 27  |  'O Come, O Come Emmanuel'         (devotions)


    THANKSGIVING READINGS

    MON                       TUE                       WED                     THU                       FRI

    Psa 105                Psa 106             Psa 107             Psa 136             Psa 118

  • week 46: The King who had it all

    November 14   |  A Wise Request - 1 Kings 3-4                     (devotions)

    November 15   |  The Way of Wisdom - Proverbs 1-3            (devotions)

    November 16   |  Building the Temple - 2 Chronicles 2 & 5 (devotions)

    November 17   |  "If My People" - 2 Chronicles 6-7             (devotions)

    November 18   |  The Stupid Wise Man - 1 Kings 9-11            (devotions)

    November 19   |  The Final Analysis - Ecclesiastes 12          (devotions)

    November 20  |  'Give Thanks'                                        (devotions)


    READING THE STORY - Chapter 13 in the book OR...

    MON                      TUE                              WED                         THU                         FRI

    1 Kings 1-5             Prov 1-3; 6; 20-21       1 Kings 6-8               2 Chron 5-7            1 Kings 9-11

  • week 45: The trials of a king

    November  7   |  David's Great Sin - 2 Samuel 11-12                 (devotions)

    November  8   |  Cleanse Me - Psalm 51                                  (devotions)

    November  9   |  Absalom's Plot - 2 Samuel 13-15                   (devotions)

    November 10  |  Absalom's Rebellion - 2 Samuel 17-19             (devotions)

    November 11   |  Cost of Worship - 1 Chronicles 21-22             (devotions)

    November 12  |  Charge to Faithfulness - 1 Chronicles 28-29   (devotions)

    November 13  |  'Create in Me a Clean Heart'                    (devotions)


    READING THE STORY - Chapter 12 in the book OR...

    MON                     TUE                        WED                       THU                       FRI

    2 Sam 11-12         Psa 32, 51             2 Sam 13-16          2 Sam 17-21         1 Chron 21-22; 28-29

  • week 44: From shepherd to King

    October 31     | The 'Nobody' Nobody Wanted - 1 Samuel 16 (devotions)

    November 1   |  Giant Faith - 1 Samuel 17                          (devotions)

    November 2  |  New Friend, New Foe - 1 Samuel 18-20      (devotions)

    November 3  |  Sparing Saul's Life - 1 Samuel 24, 26-27   (devotions)

    November 4  |  Wrong Way Worship - 2 Samuel 6              (devotions)

    November 5  |  An Eternal Covenant - 2 Samuel 7              (devotions)

    November 6  |  'As the Deer'                                          (devotions)


    READING THE STORY - Chapter 11 in the book OR...

    MON                       TUE                       WED                    THU                        FRI

    1 Sam 16-20           1 Sam 21-26          1 Sam 27-31        2 Sam 1-5              2 Sam 6-10

  • week 43: Standing tall; falling hard

    October 24  |  'Grace' Under Fire - 1 Samuel 1-2                       (devotions)

    October 25  |  A Voice in the Night - 1 Samuel 3-4                    (devotions)

    October 26  | Give Us What We Want - 1 Samuel 8-9                 (devotions)

    October 27  |  Changing World, Unchanging Word - 1 Samuel 12  (devotions)

    October 28  |  Beginning to Slide - 1 Samuel 13                         (devotions)

    October 29  |  The Blame Game - 1 Samuel 15                          (devotions)

    October 30  |  'Build Your Kingdom Here'                           (devotions)


    READING THE STORY - Chapter 10 in the book OR...

    MON                    TUE                      WED                    THU                    FRI

    1 Sam 1-3             1 Sam 4-6            1 Sam 7-10           1 Sam 11-12        1 Sam 13-15

  • week 42: the faith of a foreign woman

    October 17   |  Facing a Crossroads - Ruth 1:1-18  (devotions)

    October 18   |  Grief Sharing - Ruth 1:12-22        (devotions)

    October 19   |  Gleaning & Grace - Ruth 2            (devotions)

    October 20  |  Blessing of Cold Feet - Ruth 3       (devotions)

    October 21   |  Kinsman-Redeemer - Ruth 4         (devotions)

    October 22  |  Ruth in Review - Ruth 1-4             (devotions)

    October 23  |  'Evidence'                                (devotions)


    READING THE STORY - Chapter 9 in the book OR...

    MON                    TUE                   WED                   THU                    FRI

    Ruth 1                  Ruth 2               Ruth 3                Ruth 4                 Ruth 1-4

  • week 41: The story - a few good men...and women

    October 10  |  Stuck in the Sin Cycle - Judges 2:6 - 3:6           (devotions)

    October 11   |  The Left-Handed Judge - Judges 3:12-31           (devotions)

    October 12  |  A Lack of Faith - Judges 4-5                              (devotions)

    October 13  |  A Timid Faith - Judges 6-7                                 (devotions)

    October 14  |  A 'He-Man' with a She-Weakness - Judges 13-14 (devotions)

    October 15  |  Toying with God's Grace - Judges 15-16             (devotions)

    October 16  |  You Are My All In All                                       (devotions)


    READING THE STORY - Chapter 8 in the book OR...

    MON                      TUE                      WED                        THU                         FRI

    Jud 1-5                   Jud 6-9                Jud 10-12                Jud 13-16                 Jud 17-21

  • week 40: The story - The BAttle Begins

    October 3  |  Big Shoes to Fill - Joshua 1                           (devotions)

    October 4  |  Stepping Out in Faith - Joshua 2-4                (devotions)

    October 5  |  The Walls Came Tumbling Down - Joshua 5-6 (devotions)

    October 6  |  Sin in the Camp - Joshua 7-8                        (devotions)

    October 7  |  Failure to Pray - Joshua 9-10                        (devotions)

    October 8  |  As For Me & My House - Joshua 23-24          (devotions)

    October 9  |  'Faith is the Victory'                                 (devotions)


    READING THE STORY - Chapter 7 in the book OR...

    MON                       TUE                        WED                       THU                        FRI

    Jos 1-4                    Jos 5-8                   Jos 9-13                 Jos 14-19                Jos 20-24


THE STORY: IN THE BEGINNING

August 15 - October 2

  • week 39: The story - Wandering

    September 26  |  Quails, Quarrels, & Quitting - Numbers 11-12               (devotions)

    September 27  |  How To Fail in 3 Simple Steps - Numbers 13-14            (devotions)

    September 28  |  Sin, Salvation, & a Snake on a Stick - Numbers 20-21   (devotions)

    September 29  |  A Talking Donkey & a Dumb Prophet - Numbers 22-25 (devotions)

    September 30  |  A Servant in the Shaping - Numbers 27                         (devotions)

    October       1    |  Wilderness 101 - Deuteronomy 6-8                               (devotions)

    October       2   |  'Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing'            (devotions)


    READING THE STORY - Chapter 6 in the book OR...

    MON                          TUE                        WED                       THU                           FRI

    Num 9-12                  Num 13-17              Num 20-27            Deut 1-9                    Deut 29-34

  • week 38: The story - new commands & a New covenant

    September 19   |  How to Meet with God - Exodus 19              (devotions)

    September 20  |  Tackling the 10 Commandments - Exodus 20 (devotions)

    September 21   |  The Heart of Moses - Exodus 32                 (devotions)

    September 22  |  Show Me Your Glory - Exodus 33                (devotions)

    September 23  |  The Face That Shone - Exodus 34               (devotions)

    September 24  |  Filled with God's Glory - Exodus 40             (devotions)

    September 25  |  'I Am Thine, O Lord'                              (devotions)


    READING THE STORY - Chapter 5 in the book OR...

    MON                        TUE                         WED                          THU                          FRI

    Exo 19-24                Exo 25-27               Exo 28-31                  Exo 32-34                Exo 35-40

    READ THE STORY

  • week 37: The story - Deliverance

    September 12  |  Preparation for Service - Exodus 1-2                          (devotions)

    September 13  |  Excuses, Excuses - Exodus 3-4                                (devotions)

    September 14  |  When God Doesn't Meet Your Expectations - Exodus 5-6 (devotions)

    September 15  |  The Blood of the Lamb - Exodus 11-13                       (devotions)

    September 16  |  Through the Waters - Exodus 14-15                          (devotions)

    September 17  |  Trials in the Wilderness - Exodus 16-17                      (devotions)

    September 18  |  'Battle Belongs'                                                (devotions)


    READ THE STORY - Chapter 4 in the book OR...

    MON                      TUE                      WED                      THU                         FRI

    Ex 1- 4                 Ex 5-7               Ex 8-10              Ex 11-13                Ex 14-18

  • week 36: The story - Joseph

    September  5   |  Betrayed...But Not Abandoned - Genesis 37 & 39 (devotions)

    September  6   |  From Prison to Palace - Genesis 40-41                (devotions)

    September  7   |  Path to Repentance - Genesis 42-44                  (devotions)

    September  8   |  The Hand of God - Genesis 45-47                     (devotions)

    September  9   |  God of the Future - Genesis 48-49                    (devotions)

    September 10   Ready to Forgive - Genesis 47 & 50                  (devotions)

    September 11    |  'Sovereign Over Us'                                      (devotions)                                       

    READING THE STORY - Chapter 3 in the book OR...

    MON                       TUE                            WED                        THU                      FRI

    Gen 37-39              Gen 40-42                 Gen 43-45              Gen 46-47           Gen 48-50

  • week 35: The story - God Builds a Nation

    August 29       |   Abraham's Faith - Genesis 12-13             (devotions)

    August 30       |   Abraham Believed God - Genesis 14-15   (devotions)

    August 31        |   Running Ahead of God - Genesis 16-17   (devotions)

    September 1    |   The Lord Will Provide - Genesis 21-22    (devotions)

    September 2   |   Jacob the Deceiver - Genesis 27-28      (devotions)

    September 3   |   Israel the Blessed - Genesis 32-33        (devotions)

    September 4   |   'Find Us Faithful'                               (devotions)


    READING THE STORY - Chapter 2 in the book OR...

    MON                      TUE                       WED                     THU                        FRI

    Gen 12-15              Gen 16-19             Gen 20-24           Gen 25-30             Gen 31-35

  • Week 34: THE STORY - Creation

    August 22   |   God of Creation - Genesis 1-2           (devotions)

    August 23   |   Creation v. Evolution - Genesis 1-2   (devotions)

    August 24   |   When Sin Came In - Genesis 3-4      (devotions)

    August 25   |   First Gospel - Genesis 3                   (devotions)

    August 26   |   Walk with God - Genesis 5-7            (devotions)

    August 27   |   Rainbow Promise - Genesis 8-9       (devotions)

    August 28   |   'Have Faith in God'                         (devotions)


    READING THE STORY - Chapter 1  in the book OR...

    MON                       TUE                     WED                         THU                        FRI

    Gen 1-2                   Gen 3-4              Gen 5-6                    Gen 7-9                  Gen 10-11

  • week 33: The Story - Introduction

    August 15   |   Why "The Story"?

                            1 Corinthians 10:1-13

                            2 Timothy 3:14-17                         (devotions)

    August 16   |   Part 1: In the Beginning

                            Genesis 12                                     (devotions)

    August 17   |   Part 2: The Rise of a Kingdom

                            2 Samuel 7                                    (devotions)

    August 18   |   Part 3: The Fall of a Kingdom

                            2 Chronicles 36                            (devotions)

    August 19   |   Part 4: Jesus

                            Mark 1                                            (devotions)

    August 20   |  Part 5: The Story Continues

                            Acts 1-2                                          (devotions)

    August 21   |   God of Wonders                           (devotions)