Devotionals about spiritual formation


The With-God Life

Read: John 15:1-8 I am the vine; you are the branches. (v. 5) Spiritual formation has also been called the “with-God” life. The goal of our with-God life is personal transformation


Glorifying God

Read: Revelation 4:1-11 Worthy are you, our Lord and God . . . (v. 11) We are now ready for the last phrase of our definition of Christian spiritual formation: “the process of being


Growing in Love

Read: 2 Thessalonians 1:1-4 Your faith is growing abundantly, and the love of every one of you for one another is increasing. (v. 3) In Invitation to a Journey, M. Robert


Blessed to Be a Blessing

Read: Genesis 12:1-9 I will bless you . . . so that you will be a blessing. (v. 2) So far we have learned that Christian spiritual formation is “the process of being conformed

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Spiritual Exercises

Read: Psalm 23 Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life, and I shall dwell in the house of the Lord forever. (v. 6) A calendar above


Training for the Good and Beautiful Life

Read: 1 Corinthians 13:1-13 No matter what I say, what I believe, and what I do, I’m bankrupt without love. (v. 3 MSG) This beautifully written passage is revered by many


Seeking God

Read: Psalm 46 Be still, and know that I am God. (v. 10) Here is a recap of our definition of spiritual formation so far: “Christian spiritual formation is the process


A Good and Beautiful Life

Read: Colossians 3:1-17 Do not lie to one another, seeing that you have stripped off the old self with its practices and have clothed yourselves with the new self, which


Making All Things New

Read: John 16:5-16 A new spirit I will put within you. (Ezek. 36:26) If you were ever a candidate for cataract surgery, your doctor probably promised that your dull and