Category Archives: Daily Devotion

January 26, 2022

The Best of the Portals of Prayer Read: Acts 20:17-35 / Psalm 26 “Now to him who is able to do far more abundantly than all that we ask or think, according to the power at work within us, to him be glory in the church and in Christ Jesus throughout all generations, forever and […]

January 25, 2022

The Best of the Portals of Prayer Read: Matthew 25:31-40 / Psalm 35 “Brother Saul, the Lord Jesus … has sent me.”Acts 9:17 Sent by the Lord It was a highly unlikely meeting. There was Saul, the fierce antagonist of the followers of Jesus, face-to-face with Ananias, a leading disciple of Jesus in Damascus. Saul […]

January 24, 2022

The Best of the Portals of Prayer Read: 1st Corinthians 10:13 “Cast your burden on the Lord, and he will sustain you,”Psalm 55:22 Our Burdens The psalmist is referring to burdens on the heart, not on the back. We all know that mental burdens are often worse than the physical, and spiritual burdens are worse […]

January 21, 2022

The Best of the Portals of Prayer Read: John 3:1-8 / Psalm 145 “Your Kingdom Come.”Matthew 6:10 The Kingdom Here and Now As a boy, I spent the weeks before Christmas searching for hidden gifts. I scoured closets and peeked under beds, trying to find the presents my parents had purchased for me. The gifts […]

January 20, 2022

The Best of the Portals of Prayer Read: John 3:16-21 / Psalm 54 “The reason the Son of God appeared was to destroy the works of the devil.”1st John 3:8 No Condemnation During Jesus’ ministry, penitent publicans came to Him, and He took them in. When an adulteress was flung at His feet, Jesus acknowledged […]

January 19, 2022

The Best of the Portals of Prayer Read: Psalm 51 “Blessed is the one whose transgression is forgiven, whose sin is covered.”Psalm 32:1 The Joy of Forgiveness Into our lives come experiences that cut deep into our memory – they will never be forgotten. We have been frightened as a child, and the scare gave […]

January 18, 2022

The Best of the Portals of Prayer Read: 1st Corinthians 3:11-16 / Psalm 127 “It is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me.”Galatians 2:20 Standing on Christ The religion/faith of St. Paul did not stand on it’s head or on it’s hands but on Christ. “I decided to know nothing among […]

January 17, 2022

The Best of the Portals of Prayer Read: Romans 8:18-27 / Psalm 62 “God shows His loves for us in that while we were sinners, Christ died for us.”Romans 5:8 Grace Beyond Compare As we comb through the Old and New Testaments, we find passage after passage telling us how much God loves us. Although […]

January 14, 2022

The Best of the Portals of Prayer Read: Ecclesiastes 12:1-7 / Psalm 103 “For He knows our frame; He remembers that we are dust.”Psalm 103:14 He Knows Who You Are We often heard it said, “I’m only human!” It’s true – we are not perfect. We are not God – God knows that too. But […]

January 13, 2002

The Best of the Portals of Prayer Read John 17: 20–26 “I will come again and will take you to Myself, that where I am you may be also.”John 14:3 Where I Am, You May Be Also No one can trace the trend of the Savior’s thoughts during the closing scenes of His earthly life […]