Daily Devotion from Today

  • Focused Wanting
    by Scotty Smith on August 21, 2019 at 9:11 am

    One thing I do: Forgetting what is behind and straining toward what is ahead, I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called me heavenward in Christ Jesus. Phil. 3:13-14 Gracious Jesus, it’s good to be free from the “paralysis of analysis”—an unhealthy, navel-gazing preoccupation with ourselves. But it’s equally good to be free to examine our lives through the lens of the gospel. With an increase in age, Paul grew in gospel-astonishment. May the same be true of us, Lord. He never got bored exploring the unsearchable riches of your grace. Grant us...