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Today's Daily Devotional Excerpt

To Whom This Day Belongs
“Giving Each Day, Each Task, and Each Situation Over to God”

“One man esteems one day above another: another esteems every day alike…he that regards the day, regards it unto the Lord; and he that regards not the day, to the Lord he doth not regard it…for none of us live to himself, and no man dies to himself. For whether we live, we live unto the Lord; and whether we die, we die unto the Lord: whether we live therefore, or die, we are the Lord’s.”

Featured Scripture: Romans 14:5–8
Background Scripture: Romans 14:5–12; Isaiah 38:18–22; Psalm 100:3; Psalm 118:24; Proverbs 16:4

It is inescapable. Whether we live this day or die this day, we are the Lord’s. These words from our Scripture lesson today need not be apocalyptic, yet they should be redeeming and empowering to all leaders of faith. Each day we live and each breath we draw is God’s gift to us. We did not earn it nor did we create it. The time and more »

Our Prayer: Creator and Sustainer, You are the giver of each day and each breath. We give You praise and honor and thanksgiving for the day ahead. Let us strive to take every task and moment on this day and turn it over to Your providence and holy purpose. Bless this day, O Lord. Amen.
Tomorrow's Devotional: We Battle Not Against Partisans

Foreward by Joe Turnham

Throughout generations people have combed the Holy Scriptures in search of meaning, purpose, solace and forgiveness. Its words give us new understanding of creation, history, prophecy and revelation: therein, we find the promise of the soul’s salvation.

But my own burden and calling that led me to the writing of this book, Leading From Our Knees, revealed to me that the Holy Scriptures are also the ultimate collection of timeless leadership precepts. From Genesis to Revelation we encounter those many reluctant and imperfect characters that God chose to become leaders for holy tasks. God worked His providence and purpose through each of them and bids you also as a leader in this time to become a partner in building the Kingdom of God. read more »