Devotionals
 

Devotionals are short essays written by GSLC members and staff that explore the ways the Holy Spirit works within our every day lives.  There are several ways we invite you to use these devotionals:

  • Make them a part of a prayer practice - read a devotion and consider the ways that Christ has worked similarly in your life or works in unexpected ways.
  • Make them a part of a journaling practice - read a devotion and journal about what the Holy Spirit is stirring in you as you reflect on the essay.
  • Use them as a reminder that God works in all things, the bad and the good.

With over 400 available devotions, you can use these daily, weekly, or monthly.  It's up to you!  We just hope that by reading these inspiring stories provided by Good Shepherd's flock you are able to better see where Jesus is present in all things!  Thank you to all of our members that have provided devotionals throughout the past couple of years!

 
Matthew Petersen

Daily Devotion

Mark 6:1-13

Healing without bounds

…[H]e laid his hands on a few sick people and cured them. v. 5b

Even though Jesus is rejected by his own community and they do not believe what he taught, Jesus still healed those that were sick. The scripture does not even say specifically that the people Jesus healed had any faith. He does not “shake the dust off his feet” as he tells his disciples later in the reading when they experience rejection. Jesus still heals. This says a lot about our God. 

God’s love is so big and God’s care for us so great, that God heals even after being rejected. There have been times in my life when I was filled with unbelief and even rejected God. Yet somehow, the God of the Universe still thought I was worth it and healed me and continues to grant me grace day after day.

God of grace, thank you for healing us with your love even when we struggle to believe. In Jesus’ name. Amen.

Prayer concern: Young adults who have rejected God

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