5MinDevo Day 35

They cried out, “Away with him, away with him, crucify him!” Pilate said to them, “Shall I crucify your King?” The chief priests answered, “We have no king but Caesar.” So he delivered Him over to them to be crucified. So they took Jesus, and He went out, bearing His own cross, to the place…

5MinDevo Day 34

Then Pilate said to him, “So you are a king?” Jesus answered, “You say that I am a king. For this purpose I was born and for this purpose I have come into the world—to bear witness to the truth. Everyone who is of the truth listens to my voice.” [John 18v37] A lot of…

5MinDevo Day 33

Jesus answered him, “I have spoken openly to the world. I have always taught in synagogues and in the temple, where all Jews come together. I have said nothing in secret. [John 18v20] One of the most powerful books I’ve read in a while is “The Heavenly Man.” It chronicles the life and ministry of…

5MinDevo Day 32

O righteous Father, even though the world does not know you, I know you, and these know that you have sent me. I made known to them your name, and I will continue to make it known, that the love with which you have loved me may be in them, and I in them.” [John…

5MinDevo Day 31

“I still have many things to say to you, but you cannot bear them now. When the Spirit of truth comes, he will guide you into all the truth, for he will not speak on his own authority, but whatever he hears he will speak, and he will declare to you the things that are…

5MinDevo Day 30

These things I command you, so that you will love one another. [John 15vs17] The classic crooner, Julio Iglesias, once sang a song that was dedicated “to all the girls he’s loved before.” I can only imagine how long that list is! But if I tried to write a list of everything I’ve loved before, it would…

5MinDevo Day 29

Greater love has no one than this that someone lay down his life for his friends. [John 15v13] As a parent of five young kids (our oldest was just 7 when we had the fifth), I often hear, “I don’t know how you do it! I couldn’t handle that many.” And the truth is, I…

5MinDevo Day 28

“This is my commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you.” [John 15v12] Meditate on these lyrics today: “Love Them Like Jesus” The love of her life is drifting away They’re losing the fight for another day The life that she’s known is falling apart A fatherless home, a child’s broken heart…

5MinDevo Day 27

“Truly, truly, I say to you, whoever believes in me will also do the works that I do; and greater works than these will he do, because I am going to the Father. [John 12v12] There’s a progressive nature to things that is seen clearly in our most popular arenas.  Like in the world of…

5MinDevo Day 26

Thomas said to him, “Lord, we do not know where you are going. How can we know the way?” Jesus said to him, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me. [John 14vs5-6] I was fascinated by the all the attention and accolades a…