Weekly Devotional

Weekly Devotional


Week of February 17 - February 23


Opening Prayer

By your Spirit, make us one with Christ, one with each other, and one in ministry to all the world until Christ comes in final victory and we feast at his heavenly banquet.  Amen

Daily Scripture Readings

Monday           John 17:21-24
Tuesday           1 Corinthians 12:11-13
Wednesday     Ephesians 1:9-12
Thursday         Ephesians 4:1-3
Friday              Philippians 4:1-3
Saturday         Colossians 3:13-15
Sunday            Matthew 25:31-46


Serving others not only reveals the bonds between us; it reflects the love of God. When we notice service to us, and when we serve others, we experience God’s grace. It points people to Christ. Jesus modeled grace that goes way beyond our understanding. He emptied Himself for us, though we deserved nothing. His example calls us to “submit to one another out of reverence for Christ” (Ephesians 5:21).  In our “me-first” culture, God calls us to put others first.  What a challenge!

Are we looking out for others the way we look out for ourselves?  Can we put their needs ahead of our own? How are you serving in your community? 

-Steven and Deb Koster

Are we being one with Christ, one with each other and one in ministry to all the world?