Daily Heartbeat

Devotions emailed to you each morning

The Reason For Suffering

"Over and over again people ask, “If there is a God, why is there so much suffering?” They begin to think, Well, maybe He has the power to remove suffering, but He really doesn’t care. Or they think, Maybe He really does care and want to ...

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Dropping A Bomb On Satan

"In 1945 there was a conference in Potsdam. The leaders of the West were there, and they wrote out an ultimatum and sent it to Japan. They said, “You must surrender totally and unconditionally. And if you do not surrender, we will destroy y...

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The Only Worthwhile Goal

"You know the problem with many of us? Our faith is something tacked onto our lives. To the apostle Paul, it was his life. Jesus said, “No man can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold ...

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Being Content

I heard of a commencement speaker who told a graduating class to make all the money they could, just as long as they made it honestly. That's some pretty bad advice! If you're trying to make all the money you can, then you're going to be m...

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Laughter - A Merry Heart

"In Luke 6:21 Jesus is looking at people who are downtrodden and sorrowful. He says, "Blessed are ye that hunger now: for ye shall be filled. Blessed are ye that weep now: for ye shall laugh." Jesus said, "Ye shall laugh." Yes, there's a ti...

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Getting Rid Of The Darkness

"If you wanted to get rid of darkness in a room, how would you do it? Would you curse the darkness? Would you take a broomstick and try to beat the darkness out of the room? Would you take a shovel and shovel it out? Would you take a vacuum...

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God Blesses Through The Tithe

"Sometimes when I talk about tithing, people will say, “Well, you don’t expect that little widow to tithe her pension, do you?" I say, “Sure!" And they reply, “You hardhearted man!" I’d be hardhearted if I didn’t teach her to tithe; I want...

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The Refiner

"Do you know what God’s goal is for you? To purify you. He wants to burn out the dross and the impurities in your life and present you as pure gold. Do you know what God is interested in? Not making you happy. God’s goal for you is to make...

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Learning To Smile At Death

"Death is a decided fact. But it’s a fact many people don’t want to face. We sometimes try to change the subject, but the Bible says in Hebrews 9:27 “… it is appointed unto men once to die.” The only exception to death is if Jesus comes fir...

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Tickled To Death To Die

"A little lady had walked with God for many, many years, and she was a saint by every measure of the word. At last her body grew frail and her life was ebbing away. Her loved ones gathered around her, wringing their hands and crying. She lo...

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