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 Baton

“And there arose another generation…” Joshua 2:10

    The history of the United States 4x100 relay team is unmatched. Since 1920, the men's team has won gold in 15 of the 21 Olympics races, but going into the London Games in 2012, the US was...

Posted on Tuesday, June 23, 2015


The Baton

“And there arose another generation…” Joshua 2:10

    The history of the United States 4x100 relay team is unmatched. Since 1920, the men's team has won gold in 15 of the 21 Olympics races, but going into the London Games in 2012, the US was...

Posted on Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Posted in Culture, Faith, Life


The Voice

“Your ears shall hear a word…” Isaiah 30:21

    What can you learn from a dog? If your dog is anything like mine, they are a wonderful source of companionship, but they wouldn't be your first choice for wise counsel. On the other hand, we...

Posted on Monday, June 22, 2015


The Voice

“Your ears shall hear a word…” Isaiah 30:21

    What can you learn from a dog? If your dog is anything like mine, they are a wonderful source of companionship, but they wouldn't be your first choice for wise counsel. On the other hand, we...

Posted on Monday, June 22, 2015
Posted in Faith, Family, Life


Before It's Too Late

“This is the way, walk in it.” Isaiah 30:21

    How many Sundays do you have with the children you love? The number may vary based on your season of life, but I am confident it is less than we think we have. As parents, grandparents or...

Posted on Sunday, June 21, 2015


Before It's Too Late

“This is the way, walk in it.” Isaiah 30:21

    How many Sundays do you have with the children you love? The number may vary based on your season of life, but I am confident it is less than we think we have. As parents, grandparents or...

Posted on Sunday, June 21, 2015
Posted in Faith, Family


The Voice

“And your ears shall hear a word behind you, saying, 'This is the way, walk in it,'” Isaiah 30:21

    One of life's most overwhelming moments is when you hold your child for the first time. What once was just a notion or concept then becomes a startling reality – "I am responsible for this...

Posted on Saturday, June 20, 2015


The Voice

“And your ears shall hear a word behind you, saying, 'This is the way, walk in it,'” Isaiah 30:21

    One of life's most overwhelming moments is when you hold your child for the first time. What once was just a notion or concept then becomes a startling reality – "I am responsible for this...

Posted on Saturday, June 20, 2015
Posted in Faith, Life


The Dis of Delayed Obedience

“Here we are. We will go up to the place that the Lord has promised…” Numbers 14:40

    As a parent, there are few things more frustrating than delayed obedience. Whether driven by forgetfulness, procrastination or rebellion, this behavior in children just sticks in our...

Posted on Thursday, June 18, 2015


The Dis of Delayed Obedience

“Here we are. We will go up to the place that the Lord has promised…” Numbers 14:40

    As a parent, there are few things more frustrating than delayed obedience. Whether driven by forgetfulness, procrastination or rebellion, this behavior in children just sticks in our...

Posted on Thursday, June 18, 2015
Posted in Faith, Life


Perfect Practice

“For the wages of sin is death, but…” Romans 6:23

    If practice makes perfect, why are we so good at being bad? I don't mean to bring you down on this fine day, but consider how easy it is to practice doing the wrong things. It takes no...

Posted on Wednesday, June 17, 2015


Perfect Practice

“For the wages of sin is death, but…” Romans 6:23

    If practice makes perfect, why are we so good at being bad? I don't mean to bring you down on this fine day, but consider how easy it is to practice doing the wrong things. It takes no...

Posted on Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Posted in Faith, Life


Why Do We Obey?

“Then all the congregation said to stone them … But the glory of the Lord appeared.” Numbers 14:10

    Is doing the right thing the only thing? If the only line we draw merely divides obedience from disobedience, then doing the right thing is our sole end in life. But, what if there is...

Posted on Tuesday, June 16, 2015


Why Do We Obey?

“Then all the congregation said to stone them … But the glory of the Lord appeared.” Numbers 14:10

    Is doing the right thing the only thing? If the only line we draw merely divides obedience from disobedience, then doing the right thing is our sole end in life. But, what if there is...

Posted on Tuesday, June 16, 2015
Posted in Faith, Life


The Undoing

“And if you will indeed obey my commandments…” Deuteronomy 11:13

    "Success breeds success." Turn your attention to any leadership book or conference, and you will hear something to that effect. One of the arenas where this is most evident and prevalent is...

Posted on Monday, June 15, 2015
Posted in Grace

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