Category Archives: Daily Devotion

December 02, 2021

Day by Day with Martin Luther Read: Daniel 9:1-11:1 1st John 2:18-3:6 Proverbs 28:27-28 “Joy and Peace through Faith” “May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that by the power of the Holy Spirit you may abound in hope.”[Romans 15:13] This is the Apostle’s meaning: may God […]

December 01, 2021

Day by Day with Martin Luther Read: Daniel 8:21-27 1st John 2:1-17 Proverbs 28:25-26 “Death is Not Death” “The girl is not dead, but sleeping.”[Matthew 9:24] Ah, she is sleeping! Death, where are you? Among Christians, death is not death, but a sleep. Indeed, the burial place of a Christian is many times called a […]

November 30, 2021

Day by Day with Martin Luther Read: Daniel 7:1-28 1st John 1:1-10 Proverbs 28:23-24 “We Will Rise with Him” “If anyone keeps my Word, he will never see death.”[John 8:51] Because we have the Word and are baptized in accordance with it, we also will leave this life gladly, relying upon it, and are certain […]

November 29, 2021

Day by Day with Martin Luther Read: Daniel 6:1-28 2nd Peter 3:1-8 Proverbs 28:21-22 “Our God of the Living” “I shall not die, but I shall live, and recount the deeds of the Lord.”[Psalm 118:117] Whenever, in the Psalter or the rest of Holy Scripture, the saints deal with God concerning comfort and help in […]

November 26, 2021

Day by Day with Martin Luther Read: Daniel 2:24-5:31 1st Peter 4:7 – 5:14 / 2nd Peter 1:1-2:22 Proverbs 28:19-20“ Our Help in Time of Need” “Those who are well have no need of a physician, but those who are sick.”[Luke 5:31] The physician is a helpful and welcome sight to the sick, but the […]

November 25, 2021

Day by Day with Martin Luther Read: Daniel 1:1-2:23 1st Peter 3:8-4:6 Proverbs 28:15-16 “God Provides Abundantly” “Oh give thanks to the Lord, for He is good; for His steadfast love endures forever!”[Psalm 118:1] God abundantly and convincingly proves His friendly and gracious favor by his daily and everlasting goodness, as the Psalmist writes: “His […]

November 24, 2021

Day by Day with Martin Luther Read: Ezekiel 47:1-48:35 1st Peter 2:11-3:7 Proverbs 28:12-13 “Christ’s Banquet” “I tell you, none of those men who were invited shall taste My banquet.”[Luke 14:24] It is as if Jesus meant to say: “well, my supper, too, is something, and is surely better than their oxen, fields, and houses […]

November 23, 2021

Day by Day with Martin Luther Read: Ezekiel 45:13-46:24 1st Peter 1:13-2:10 Proverbs 28:11 “Christian Friends” “Where two or three are gathered in my name, there am I among them.”[Matthew 18:20] Even if one’s heart is well grounded by the Holy Spirit, it remains a great advantage to have a brother with whom we can […]

November 22, 2021

Day by Day with Martin Luther Read: Ezekiel 44:1-45:12 1st Peter 1:1-12 Proverbs 28:8-10 “Our Lord Sustains Us” When Peter walked on the sea and came to Christ, so long as he held to the Word, the water had to bear him up; but when he turned his eyes from Christ and he let go […]

November 19, 2021

Day by Day with Martin Luther Read: Ezekiel 39:1-43:27 James 2:18-5:20 Proverbs 28:2-7 “Praise God at All Times” Since we neither acknowledged nor praised God as our benefactor in peace and prosperity, as we should have done, it has pleased Him that now we should acknowledge and praise Him through the cross and adversity. We […]