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. 

Thursday – Traditions-Good or Bad?

By Jim Pike    "Jesus replied, “And why do you break the command of God for the sake of your tradition?" Matthew 15:3    Someone said tradition is the living faith of...

Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2019

Tuesday – Calling Evil Good

By George Volpe    There was an article in The New York Times in 2010 entitled “When the Ties that Bind Unravel.” It was about children who abandon their parents. They leave...

Posted on Tuesday, June 18, 2019


By Kenny Tibbetts ScriptureWhen they came, he looked on Eliab and thought, “Surely the Lord's anointed is before him.” But the Lord said to Samuel, “Do not look on his appearance...

Posted on Monday, June 17, 2019

Weekend – Auto Pilot

By Phillip Hamm    I loved the 80’s TV action drama, “Knight Rider,” starring a young David Hasselhoff as crime fighting Michael Knight who drives a super intelligent,...

Posted on Saturday, June 15, 2019


By Kenny Tibbetts Scripture   “He went out again beside the sea, and all the crowd was coming to him, and he was teaching them. And as he passed by, he saw Levi the son of Alphaeus...

Posted on Friday, June 14, 2019

Thursday – Before the Time

By John Piper, desiringGod    When Jesus met the man filled with demons at Gadara, the demons cried out, “What do you have to do with us, Son of God? Did you come here before the...

Posted on Thursday, June 13, 2019


By Kenny Tibbetts Scripture   “See that you do not despise one of these little ones. For I tell you that in heaven their angels always see the face of my Father who is in heaven....

Posted on Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Tuesday – What’s the Real Danger?

By George Volpe    I heard a woman on TV say that she tells her daughter to “do the thing that scares you the most.” If the “thing” is something wholesome, I get...

Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 2019


By Kenny Tibbetts ScriptureAnd he said, “There was a man who had two sons. And the younger of them said to his father, ‘Father, give me the share of property that is coming to...

Posted on Monday, June 10, 2019

Weekend – Good News

By Phillip Hamm    He said to them, “Why are you so afraid? Have you still no faith?” And they were filled with great fear and said to one another, “Who then is this,...

Posted on Saturday, June 08, 2019


By Kenny Tibbetts Scripture“If in Christ we have hope in this life only, we are of all people most to be pitied. But in fact Christ has been raised from the dead, the firstfruits of those...

Posted on Friday, June 07, 2019

Thursday – The Weight of Doubt

By Jon Bloom, desiringGod    In the race of faith that Jesus has called you to run (Hebrews 12:1), doubt is a weight you simply can’t keep running with. You’ve got to drop...

Posted on Thursday, June 06, 2019


By Kenny Tibbetts ScriptureSo when Martha heard that Jesus was coming, she went and met him, but Mary remained seated in the house. Martha said to Jesus, “Lord, if you had been here, my...

Posted on Wednesday, June 05, 2019

Tuesday – Old News

By George Volpe “As cold waters to a thirsty soul, so is good news from a far country.” Proverbs 25:25    Before the advent of mass communication and social media, it...

Posted on Tuesday, June 04, 2019

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