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. 

Wednesday – Safe and Secure

By George Volpe “I am the good shepherd. I know my own and my own know me, 15 just as the Father knows me and I know the Father; and I lay down my life for the sheep.” John 10:14...

Posted on Wednesday, July 22, 2020


By Kenny Tibbetts Scripture“And I am sure of this, that he who began a good work in you will bring it to completion at the day of Jesus Christ.” Philippians 1:6 Pause Describe...

Posted on Tuesday, July 21, 2020

Monday – Walk by the Spirit

By David Dickmann “But I say walk by the Spirit and you will not carry out the desire of the flesh.” Galatians 5:16 In Romans 7, Paul details his inner struggle with his sinful nature...

Posted on Monday, July 20, 2020

Weekend – Constant

By Phillip Hamm If you’ve ever run out of gas you know how embarrassing it feels. Our car has a gas gauge. We know what the ‘E’ means on the right side of that gauge. There are...

Posted on Saturday, July 18, 2020

Thursday – Jesus is the Answer

By George Volpe “…God was in Christ, reconciling the world unto himself…” 2 Corinthians 5:19 I recall having an argument with my wife a while back and a short time later...

Posted on Thursday, July 16, 2020


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

Posted on Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Tuesday – The Nature of Reconciliation

By Paul Collier “He made Him who knew no sin to be sin for us, that we might become the righteousness of God in Him. Corinthians 5:21 The definition for reconciliation is the “act of...

Posted on Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Monday – Reconciliation with God

By David Dickmann “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 and blameless...

Posted on Monday, July 13, 2020

Weekend – Ministry of Reconciliation

By Phillip Hamm The following story was printed in U.S.A. today on August 24, 2014. An act of kindness at a Starbucks drive-thru in Florida inspired an 11-hour chain of paying-it-forward. A woman...

Posted on Saturday, July 11, 2020

Friday – Praise the Lord!

By David Dickmann ” Blessed be the name of the Lord from this time forth and forevermore!” Psalm 113:2 I marvel at the being of God; don’t you? His greatness and glory, yet His...

Posted on Friday, July 10, 2020


By Kenny Tibbetts Scripture“My little children, I am writing these things to you so that you may not sin. But if anyone does sin, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the...

Posted on Thursday, July 09, 2020

Wednesday – The Good Battle

By George Volpe “You then, my child, be strengthened by the grace that is in Christ Jesus.” 2 Timothy 2:1 I did not know the extent of what I was getting into by having children. But...

Posted on Wednesday, July 08, 2020


By Kenny Tibbetts Scripture“This is the message we have heard from him and proclaim to you, that God is light, and in him is no darkness at all. If we say we have fellowship with him while...

Posted on Tuesday, July 07, 2020

Monday – Freedom and the Law

By David Dickmann “Beloved, I urge you as sojourners and exiles to abstain from the passions of the flesh, which wage war against your soul.” 1 Peter 2:11 One thing that greatly...

Posted on Monday, July 06, 2020

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