The Bible is still the ultimate spiritual daily bread of our spiritual lives. There is no substitute for God’s holy book. It is the ultimate source of all daily devotions
Daily devotional materials are used primarily in enhancing our devotions to God. It always comes with the Bible beside it which is the source of God’s word. Devotional materials are powerful tools for edification, encouragement, spiritual nurturing, and information.
Here are some tips of using daily devotional materials effectively:
- Pray. This is the first thing that we should do before doing anything. Pray that God will reveal to you His words of guidance for the day.
- Read the Bible passage used in the devotional material of the day.
- Read it using the Bible, and read 5 preceding verses and 5 verses after the passage to have a clearer picture of the context.
- Pause for a while and meditate. Look for the things that you can learn from the passage.
- List the things that you have learned in your own devotion.
- Read the devotional material and compare it to what you have learned. This will help you increase your knowledge about that passage.
- CrossRidge offers free daily devotionals each quarter. You can pick them up at the Resource Center.
- Lifeway offers many resources for daily devotionals.
- Mardel is another great resource for finding many different types of devotions.
- Our Daily Bread can be ordered online at odb.org
Looking for an App?
- Read the Bible for Life at the Apple App Store.
- You Version availalbe at the Google Play Store and Apple App Store
- Bible Gateway available at the Google Play Store and Apple App Store.
- Olive Tree Bible Study at the Google Play Store and Apple App Store.
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