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

Weekend – unBroken

By Phillip Hamm I heard one pastor say recently that the church never closed, we just temporarily met in a new way. Historically he is correct. Throughout the last two thousand years the church...

Posted on Saturday, May 30, 2020

Friday – Do Not Be Distracted

By Paul Collier ”I am doing a great work and I cannot come down.” Nehemiah 6:3 Those who are working for God and motivating others to work for God will be targeted by the enemy. The...

Posted on Friday, May 29, 2020


By Kenny Tibbetts ScriptureIn the spring of the year, the time when kings go out to battle, David sent Joab, and his servants with him, and all Israel. And they ravaged the Ammonites and besieged...

Posted on Thursday, May 28, 2020

Wednesday – Seeing Christ in Nehemiah

By David Dickmann Like other Old Testament figures, we see a foreshadowing of Jesus Christ in the person of Nehemiah. Here are some parallels: In accordance with God’s promises, Nehemiah...

Posted on Wednesday, May 27, 2020


By Kenny Tibbetts ScriptureNow as they went on their way, Jesus entered a village. And a woman named Martha welcomed him into her house. And she had a sister called Mary, who sat at the Lord's...

Posted on Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Monday – Coming Distractions

By George Volpe “I am saying this for your own benefit, not to put a restraint on you, but to promote what is proper and so that you may be devoted to the Lord without distraction.” 1...

Posted on Monday, May 25, 2020

Weekend – unBroken

By Phillip Hamm We are easily distracted. We have super computers in our pockets that ding, buzz and notify us day and night. We have a thousand stations on our televisions to choose from. And...

Posted on Saturday, May 23, 2020

Friday – Don’t Give Up

By Jon Bloom, Desiring God In a very real way, Jesus gives rest to “all who labor and are heavy laden” and come to him (Matthew 11:28). But in this age, we cannot find complete rest....

Posted on Friday, May 22, 2020


By Kenny Tibbetts ScriptureThen Jesus went with them to a place called Gethsemane, and he said to his disciples, “Sit here, while I go over there and pray.” And taking with him Peter...

Posted on Thursday, May 21, 2020

Wednesday – Building the City of God

By David Dickmann As I read through Nehemiah, a few things I noted are: God puts it on Nehemiah’s heart to rebuild the walls of Jerusalem. God moves the king to give authority to build...

Posted on Wednesday, May 20, 2020


By Kenny Tibbetts ScriptureAnd he told them a parable to the effect that they ought always to pray and not lose heart. He said, “In a certain city there was a judge who neither feared God...

Posted on Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Monday – A Strong Team

By George Volpe ”And if one prevail against him, two shall withstand him; and a threefold cord is not quickly broken.” Ecclesiastes 4:12 When the show “Survivor” first...

Posted on Monday, May 18, 2020

Friday – A Tribute to Mothers

By Paul E. Collier “Her children rise up and call her blessed; her husband also, and he praises her: Many women have done excellently, but you surpass them all.” Proverbs 31:28-29 In...

Posted on Friday, May 15, 2020

Thursday – What’s Holding You Back?

By Katie LaBarr I’ve been running (yes, without being chased) for nearly seven years. It all started with a group of new friends I met at FBC Palmetto. They had just returned from the Marine...

Posted on Thursday, May 14, 2020

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