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DAILY DEVOTIONALS

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. 


The Kingdom of Heaven

By Kenny Tibbetts   “Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness' sake, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Blessed are you when others revile you and persecute you and...


Are We There Yet?!

By Phillip Hamm    “Are we there yet?!” The famed words of every kid one hour into a 12-hour drive. The excitement of arriving at the intended destination is quickly...


God of Details

By Nick MolickJesus said to him, “Receive your sight; your faith has healed you.” Luke 18:42    In Luke 18:35-43 a blind beggar encounters Jesus and the crowd that surrounded...


A Hope Greater Than Healing

By Dave Zulegar, desiring God“And not only the creation, but we ourselves, who have the firstfruits of the Spirit, groan inwardly as we wait eagerly for adoption as sons, the redemption of...


When Mercy Calls

By Jim Pike “Jesus had compassion on them and touched their eyes. Immediately they received their sight and followed him.” Matthew 20:34    Not long ago there was a report...


Wield the Weapon of the Word

By John Piper, desiring God    Discipline and spontaneity. We need both in reading the Bible. Discipline to move steadily through books of the Bible. Spontaneity to go to a part of the...


Accurate Directions

By George Volpe“For by grace are you saved through faith, and that is not of yourself. It is the gift of God. Not of works, lest any man should boast.” Ephesians 2:8-9    If...


Let’s Get Specific

By Phillip Hamm “What do you want me to do for you?” Luke 18:41    The way we talk to people is determined by how well we know them. The waitress at the restaurant will talk...


Freedom for the Slave

By Nick Molick “Remember that you were slaves in Egypt and the Lord your God redeemed you. That is why I give you this command today.” Deuteronomy 15:15    In Deuteronomy...


Real Productivity

By George Volpe “Come unto me, all you that labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.” Matthew 11:28    I’m not sure if it was ever fashionable to try to...


Cancelled Debt

By Nick Molick “Every creditor shall cancel the loan he has made to his fellow Israelite. He shall not require payment from his fellow Israelite or brother, because the...


Seek First

By Kenny Tibbetts    “Therefore I tell you, do not be anxious about your life, what you will eat or what you will drink, nor about your body, what you will put on. Is not life...


We Work to Rest

By Phillip Hamm    In 1950 the Associated Press insisted that the people reading their article about life in the year 2000 would be able to tell their children about a primitive era when...


Three Ways the World Abuses the Gift

By Daniel Ritchie, desiring God    Beyond famous faces, the #MeToo movement across social media exposed a pattern of sin that is victimizing women (and men), destroying families, and...


Created

By Kenny Tibbetts “For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand, that we should walk in them.” Ephesians 2:10    One...