First Baptist Church of Palmetto exists to develop missionaries who share Christ's love with our community and beyond. This blog provides daily devotions to inspire and equip Christ-followers to know Him and make Him known. 

Tuesday – Five Ways God Relates to You

by Dave Zulgar, desiring God It happens everywhere on college campuses. Two friends sitting and talking about their feelings late into the night. Eventually it seems like the only rational thing...

Posted on Tuesday, March 26, 2019


By Phillip Hamm Scripture “He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of all creation. 16 For by him all things were created, in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether...

Posted on Monday, March 25, 2019

Weekend – Who Is Jesus?

By Phillip Hamm “He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of all creation.” Colossians 1:15 If you're going somewhere and you're off course by just one degree, after one...

Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2019


By Kenny Tibbetts Scripture “Remember that you were at that time separated from Christ, alienated from the commonwealth of Israel and strangers to the covenants of promise, having no hope...

Posted on Friday, March 22, 2019

Thursday – Learning to Abide in Christ

By Trillia Newbell, desiring God Beginning in John 13, Jesus gives a series of farewell addresses that continue until chapter 17. He knows that he will soon be lifeless on a tree — the...

Posted on Thursday, March 21, 2019


By Kenny Tibbetts Scripture “And you, who once were alienated and hostile in mind, doing evil deeds, he has now reconciled in his body of flesh by his death, in order to present you holy...

Posted on Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Tuesday – In His Presence

By George Volpe “O Lord, you have searched me and known me!” Psalm 139:1 Remember when you first loved that special someone? They were close to your heart. You sacrificed to please...

Posted on Tuesday, March 19, 2019


By Kenny Tibbetts Scripture “Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has passed away; behold, the new has come. All this is from God, who through Christ reconciled...

Posted on Monday, March 18, 2019

Weekend – Make That Change

By Phillip Hamm    It looks like hard work to be a farmer. The land has to be prepared, the rows have to be plowed, the seed has to be planted, and the land has to be fertilized. This...

Posted on Saturday, March 16, 2019


By Kenny Tibbetts Scripture “A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another: just as I have loved you, you also are to love one another. By this all people will know that you...

Posted on Friday, March 15, 2019

Thursday – We Can Do Nothing

By John Piper, desiring God “I am the vine; you are the branches. Whoever abides in me and I in him, he it is that bears much fruit, for apart from me you can do nothing.” John 15:5...

Posted on Thursday, March 14, 2019


By Kenny Tibbetts Scripture “For while we were still weak, at the right time Christ died for the ungodly. For one will scarcely die for a righteous person—though perhaps for a good...

Posted on Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Tuesday – A Living Connection

By George Volpe “I am the true vine, and my Father is the vinedresser. Every branch in me that does not bear fruit he takes away, and every branch that does bear fruit he prunes, that it may...

Posted on Tuesday, March 12, 2019


By Kenny Tibbetts Scripture “For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.” John 3:16 Pause 1. What...

Posted on Monday, March 11, 2019

Weekend – Christlike Love

By Todd Poppell    For the last few weeks I have slowly made my way through one of Victor Hugo’s most famous literary pieces, “Les Misérables.” Set in the...

Posted on Saturday, March 09, 2019

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