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Most Popular Devotionals On Delve Into Jesus

Most Popular Devotionals

The following are the 20 most popular Devotionals on Delve Into Jesus, based on the number of times they have been read. Click on any title to view the entire Devotional.


Asking God For Help Part 1

Posted by Michael Lane on 10/30/07 : Rated 4.9 out of 5.0 in 12 votes : Accessed 81350 times
Description: We sometimes miss the point of petitioning God. There is absolutely nothing wrong with asking God for things we need or even things we want, but we need to be careful to manage our expectations. This devotional takes a look at what's really important to keep in mind when asking God for help.


Posted by Michael Lane on 09/29/08 : Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 in 8 votes : Accessed 30237 times
Description: Forgiveness is difficult, and we often have many reasons to avoid doing it. Perhaps the hurt is too deep or too recent. Perhaps the person has not apologized or feels no remorse. This devotional will examine all of these reasons and help us to overcome them in order to offer the forgiveness the Lord commands of us.

Humility and Thankfulness

Posted by Michael Lane on 02/10/08 : Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 in 6 votes : Accessed 30086 times
Description: Humility and thankfulness are very important qualities for Christians to exhibit. Our self-centered culture and society are not conducive to being thankful and humble, so how can we effectively demonstrate these qualities daily? Passages from Paul, Peter and James provide the answer.

Obsessed with Distraction

Posted by Michael Lane on 09/27/10 : Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 in 4 votes : Accessed 19321 times
Description: We live in an amazing technological age. From anywhere and at anytime, I can read the news, watch a movie and check my email. We're more entertained, informed and productive than we have ever been. But what effect is this having on our relationship with God?

Asking God For Help Part 3

Posted by Michael Lane on 11/14/07 : Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 in 13 votes : Accessed 25610 times
Description: In this final devotional in the series, we look at the role anxiety plays in our surrender to God. Whenever we find ourselves worrying about the outcome of conflict or crisis, it's an indication that there is something we have failed to do, or something we need to stop doing.

Listening To God

Posted by Michael Lane on 12/17/07 : Rated 4.8 out of 5.0 in 11 votes : Accessed 22233 times
Description: Our relationship with Jesus has much in common with our relationships with friends and family. When we demonstrate effort and commitment in our relationships, they flourish. When neglected or abandoned, they suffer and decline. In any relationship, listening plays a very important part.

The Lords Prayer: A Meditation Matthew 6:9-13

Posted by Dr. Kieran Beville on 04/04/13 : No Ratings : Accessed 11227 times
Description: In this devotional, Dr. Kieran Beville, Pastor of Lee Valley Bible Church in Ballincollig, Ireland takes us through a beautiful meditation on the Lord's prayer in Matthew 6:9-13

Listening To Each Other

Posted by Michael Lane on 12/12/07 : Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 in 2 votes : Accessed 17111 times
Description: How often during a conversation do you find yourself thinking about what you are going to say next, rather than listening to what the other person is really saying? One of the simplest ways we can put love into action is to offer our undivided attention and take our thoughts off ourselves.

Love Our Enemies

Posted by Michael Lane on 04/24/08 : Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 in 4 votes : Accessed 16417 times
Description: Jesus commanded us to love our enemies, but to fully appreciate this commandment, we need to understand the type of love He means. This devotional examines what this kind of love really looks like when put into practice, and how God provided the ultimate example of what we are being asked to do.

Pray Without Ceasing

Posted by Michael Lane on 09/06/07 : Rated 4.8 out of 5.0 in 6 votes : Accessed 16608 times
Description: Paul told us to "pray without ceasing." What does this really mean? Although we cannot pray every second of every day, but it is possible to love Jesus Christ so much that we carry Him with us wherever we go. This devotional takes a closer look at this idea and how to put it into practice.

What Are You Afraid Of Surrendering?

Posted by Michael Lane on 08/08/07 : Rated 4.8 out of 5.0 in 9 votes : Accessed 14898 times
Description: If we will be honest, there is something which each of us fears losing so much that it strains the limits of our faith to contemplate trusting it to God. How can we learn to let go and trust God completely?

Almighty God

Posted by Michael Lane on 02/02/08 : Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 in 5 votes : Accessed 14123 times
Description: As Christians, we love and worship God, but do we fear Him? Do we remember that He is all-powerful and sovereign? In this devotional, we look at Isaiah chapter 6, where Isaiah's encounter with God reminds us how mighty He is.

Spring Cleaning

Posted by Michael Lane on 05/10/09 : Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 in 4 votes : Accessed 12263 times
Description: Keeping our lives free from sin is a bit like keeping our house clean and in good repair. There are chores we must do daily to stay on top of it, but sometimes that is not enough. Sometimes we need to compile a list of all the little things that need to be fixed or cleaned and then perform some much-needed spring cleaning.

God In the Driver's Seat

Posted by Michael Lane on 03/29/09 : Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 in 4 votes : Accessed 11961 times
Description: It's vital to our relationship with God that we learn to ask for help, relinquish control and surrender to His will in everything we do. This devotional looks at some practical ways we can do this every time we have a decision to make.

Asking God For Help Part 2

Posted by Michael Lane on 11/07/07 : Rated 4.9 out of 5.0 in 7 votes : Accessed 13461 times
Description: There are many ways God can help us during our times of need, but the most common pattern is for God to take what we offer and turn it into something greater than we can do on our own.

Work Hard, Play Hard

Posted by Michael Lane on 07/29/08 : Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 in 5 votes : Accessed 12345 times
Description: God surely wants us to make the most of our time on earth, so we tend to jealously guard both our work and leisure time so that none of it is wasted or interrupted. But what does this kind of lifestyle do to our relationships, especially our relationship with Jesus? This devotional examines why it's so important to trust God to tell us how to spend our time wisely and make it meaningful.

World at War

Posted by Michael Lane on 03/02/08 : Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 in 8 votes : Accessed 11612 times
Description: Spiritual warfare is an unpleasant concept, and not one we like to think about or talk about. Nevertheless, it is very real and we need to be equipped to engage the enemy. In this devotional, we examine what spiritual warfare really looks like and what we are called to do as warriors for Christ.

Adulterous Hearts

Posted by Michael Lane on 12/03/07 : Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 in 7 votes : Accessed 11173 times
Description: How does our sin look to God? Does He see it as a mistake? A little problem? No, it's much worse. Our sin is like adultery. In this devotional, we look at a parable of a loyal wife and her unfaithful husband to try and comprehend how deeply our sin grieves God.

Prayer For A Pure Heart

Posted by Ryan on 05/11/08 : Rated 4.7 out of 5.0 in 3 votes : Accessed 10871 times
Preview: Lord I want to love you with all my heart and depth of soul. As I delight in you Jesus, please give me the desires of my heart. My soul yearns, my bleating heart cries out to be a pure he...

Forgiving Ourselves

Posted by Michael Lane on 11/01/08 : Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 in 4 votes : Accessed 9494 times
Description: Feelings of guilt and shame sometimes prevent us from forgiving ourselves. This devotional examines the difference between guilt and repentance and explores the reasons why it's so important to forgive ourselves as we are commanded to forgive others.

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