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 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


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 Faith, Grace, Life


Your One-Day Character

“How long will this people despise me?” Numbers 14:11

    Who are you going to be? It is not a question we often pause to ponder, and yet we answer it with every waking moment. You and I are practicing to be the people we will become.     This...

Posted on Sunday, June 14, 2015


Your One-Day Character

“How long will this people despise me?” Numbers 14:11

    Who are you going to be? It is not a question we often pause to ponder, and yet we answer it with every waking moment. You and I are practicing to be the people we will become.     This...

Posted on Sunday, June 14, 2015
Posted in Faith, Life


Disobedient Delays

“None of the men who have seen my glory and my signs… shall see the land.” Numbers 14:22-23

    "Boys, I'm leaving for work. Before I get home, I expect you to finish all the chores on the list I left for you on the kitchen counter. Do you hear me? I want EVERYTHING done."    ...

Posted on Saturday, June 13, 2015


Disobedient Delays

“None of the men who have seen my glory and my signs… shall see the land.” Numbers 14:22-23

    "Boys, I'm leaving for work. Before I get home, I expect you to finish all the chores on the list I left for you on the kitchen counter. Do you hear me? I want EVERYTHING done."    ...

Posted on Saturday, June 13, 2015
Posted in Faith, Life


How Do We Know We Know Better?

“How long will this people despise me?” Numbers 14:11

     When the people of Israel refused to believe they could take the Promise Land, they didn't doubt themselves. They doubted God. He had led them out of Egypt. He had carved a dry path through...

Posted on Thursday, June 11, 2015


How Do We Know We Know Better?

“How long will this people despise me?” Numbers 14:11

     When the people of Israel refused to believe they could take the Promise Land, they didn't doubt themselves. They doubted God. He had led them out of Egypt. He had carved a dry path through...

Posted on Thursday, June 11, 2015
Posted in Faith, Life

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