Ministry in the Face of Mental Illness, Bonus: Free Student Devotion, “Share in Suffering”

This is the free student devotional for Ministry in the Face of Illness, Bonus Session. Pause Go on a walk today. Take a look around you, at your community, the people the Lord has placed in your midst. Ask God to make your heart tender to those who need to know the hope of the […]

Overcome, Session 6: Free Student Devotion, “For My Good”

This is the free student devotional for Overcome, Session 6: Overcome an Earthly Mindset. Pause Consider this quote: “The will of God is not something you add to your life. It’s a course you choose. You either line yourself up with the Son of God . . . or you capitulate to the principle which […]

Ready, Session 4: Free Student Devotion, “Into Light”

This is the free student devotional for Ready, Session 4: Ready When Sex Destroys. Pause  Look over this week’s devotions. Thank God for bringing light into a dark world—especially into your life. Ask Him to open your heart to what He has to teach you. For you were once darkness, but now you are light in […]

Storm Shelter, Session 1: Free Student Devotion, “He Is With Us”

This is the free student devotional for Storm Shelter, Session 1: The Shelter of God’s Presence. Pause Listen to “He Is With Us” by Love & The Outcome. Think of a situation in which you really want to know that God is with you. Thank Him that He is. Read Psalm 23:1-6 in your Bible. […]

Storm Shelter, Session 4: Free Student Devotion, “Hope of the Hopeless”

This is the free student devotional for Storm Shelter, Session 4: The Shelter of God’s Encouragement. Pause Ponder this quote: “Here is the world. Beautiful and terrible things will happen. Don’t be afraid. I am with you. Nothing can ever separate us.” —Frederick Buechner Think about some of the toughest situations you’ve had to walk through […]

Making Plans for Christmas: Free Student Devotion, “A Promise Fulfilled”

This is the free student devotional for Bonus Session, Making Plans for Christmas. Pause Prepare your heart for hearing from God by listening to “Come Thou Fount” by Kings Kaleidoscope (Asaph’s Arrows, 2012). Did your parents send out a birth announcement when you were born? What info do you think it would have included? Jot […]

Ready, Session 1: Free Student Devotion, “Clean Hands. Pure Heart.”

This is the free student devotional for Ready, Session 1: Ready When Injustice Prevails. Pause Look over the last few devotions, recalling what you’ve learned about God’s justice. Spend some time praising God for who He is—just, always right, always good. Read Isaiah 1:16-18 and consider the questions that follow: “Wash yourselves. Cleanse yourselves. Remove […]

Ready, Session 3: Free Student Devotion, “Look Ahead”

This is the free student devotional for Ready, Session 3: Ready When Sickness Comes to Stay. Pause Think about a time in your life when you focused on something that was unimportant or untrue. Ask God to focus your mind today on what is real, true, and important. Read 2 Corinthians 4:16-18 in your Bible. As […]

Storm Shelter, Session 5: Free Student Devotion, “The Real Stuff”

This is the free student devotional for Storm Shelter, Session 5: The Shelter of God’s Peace. Pause Listen to “Oceans (Where Feet May Fail)” by Hillsong United (Zion, 2013) to begin your time with God. Thank God for being your peace in situations that threaten to overwhelm you. “Peace I leave with you. My peace I […]

Ready, Session 6: Free Student Devotion, “Broken”

This is the free student devotional for Ready, Session 6: Ready When Pornography Controls. Pause Have you ever broken something really valuable or lost something that was really important to you? Recall the way you felt when you realized what you had done. With that in mind, read Genesis 3:1-7 in your Bible. Then the woman saw […]