Devotionals about Wilderness


Mary at the Cross

Read: John 19:25-27 But standing by the cross of Jesus were his mother and his mother’s sister, Mary the wife of Clopas, and Mary Magdalene. (v. 25) They say it


Woman at the Well

Read: John 4:7-30 Come, see a man who told me all that I ever did. Can this be the Christ? (v. 29) “They say she can’t keep a husband.” “They


Mary and Martha

Read: John 11:17-44 Lord, if you had been here, my brother would not have died. (v. 32) Again in this passage, Jesus was the one journeying—this time to the home


Syrophoenician Woman

Read: Mark 7:24-30 . . . yet even the dogs under the table eat the children’s crumbs. (v. 28) The Syrophoenician woman was not on a journey. Jesus was the


Mary, the Mother of Jesus

Read: Luke 1:26-38 Behold, I am the servant of the Lord; let it be to me according to your word. (v. 38) From the moment her “let it be” left



Read: Ruth 3:1-13 As the Lord lives, I will redeem you. (v. 13) Ruth’s almost reckless desire to stay with Naomi had led her to a quite vulnerable situation. As


Ruth and Naomi

Read: Ruth 1:15-18 For where you go I will go, and where you lodge I will lodge. Your people shall be my people, and your God my God. (v. 16)



Read: Exodus 2:1-10; 15:20-21 Sing to the Lord, for he has triumphed gloriously . . . (15:21) Miriam must have been the type of little girl who paid attention. We



Read: Genesis 18:1-15; 21:1-3 At the appointed time I will return to you, about this time next year, and Sarah shall have a son. (18:14) Sarah knew the pain of