Devotionals about Discipleship


A Living Community

Read: Ephesians 2:11-22 In him you also are being built together into a dwelling place for God by the Spirit. (v. 22) Carol was grocery shopping for Thanksgiving, looking forward to


A Forgiven Community

Read: Colossians 3:8-17 As the Lord has forgiven you, so you also must forgive. (v. 13) A primarily white church in Tennessee hired a new lead pastor who was young and


A Diverse Community

Read: 1 Corinthians 12:14-27 Just as the body is one and has many members, and all the members of the body, though many, are one body, so it is with


A Called Community

Read: Genesis 12:1-3; Revelation 21:1-7 I will make of you a great nation, and I will bless you and make your name great, so that you will be a blessing.


A Blessed Community

Read: Ephesians 1:3-14 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in Christ with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places. (v. 3) Each


A Beloved Community

Read: Romans 8:26-36 For I am sure that neither death nor life . . . nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God


Created for Community

Read: Genesis 1:26-2:3 God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and female he created them. (v. 27) In early spring, before leaves


Known by Our Fruits

Read: Galatians 5:25; Matthew 7:15-20 If we live by the Spirit, let us also keep in step with the Spirit. (v. 25) The law can’t produce them or maintain them; only



Read: Galatians 5:22-23; Romans 13:8-10  . . . against such things there is no law. (v. 23) It might seem a little odd that Paul concludes the list of fruits of the Spirit