Above the Clouds

PAST DEVOTIONS

If you are interested in the previous daily devotions we have done as a church before, check out the list below!

2020 DEVOTIONS

6/15-6/20/2020

Jonah: In the Same Boat

Devotions for the modern day.

6/21-6/27/2020

James Challenge

Thinking, speaking, and living more like Christ.

6/28-7/4/2020

Stand: Courage from Daniel

When we’re pushed to our limit, we have a choice to make. Will we choose the path of least resistance or will we have the courage to take a stand?

7/5-7/9/2020

Hebrews 11

Over the course of five days, read through Hebrews 11 alongside theologically rich passages from the ESV Expository

7/10-7/16/2020

Psalms/Various

Journey through the psalms.

7/17-7/26/2020

Philippians

Defiant Joy: What Phillipians teaches us about thriving no matter our circumstances.

7/27-7/31/2020

Proverbs 1-4

Proverbs Explained Part 1 -- Get wisdom!

8/1-8/6/2020

Holy Spirit

Who is the Holy Spirit? Dive into this practical journey to understand who He is.

8/7-8/13/2020

Genesis & Jacob

Learning from the Old Testament Greats from Jacob and wrestling with purpose -- a 7 day journey.

8/14-8/21/2020

1 Peter

Trials will come, but take heart for there is victory to be shared. Study the book of 1st Peter to find the promise for everyone.

8/22-8/31/2020

Esther

A story of great courage and uncompromising faith. THis will challenge your understanding of humility, favor, and obedience.

9/1-9/5/2020

Romans 8

How to change from the inside out and how to change deeply.

9/6-9/10/2020

Moses

Learning from Moses' intimate interaction with God.

9/11-9/17/2020

Spiritual Warfare

Live a life of unstoppable strength, unmovable faith, and unbelievable power.

9/18-9/27/2020

Psalms

Dealing with difficult emotions.

9/28-10/7/2020

Sermon on the Mount

Taking a look at Matthew 5-7.

10/8-10/21/2020

Hosea

The prophet Hosea's wisdom he spoke to his people during one of the most difficult times in Israel's history.

10/22-10/26/2020

John the Baptist

"God is about to move, so be ready!" 

10/27-10/31/2020

Judges/Samson

5 lessons on finishing well from Samson.

11/1-11/7/2020

Colossians

What would it look like to really put Jesus first in life?

11/8-11/22/2020

Psalms/Song of Ascent

The 15 Psalms of Ascent (Psalm 120-134) were traditionally sung by pilgrims as they made a mountainous journey to Jerusalem for the annual feast.

11/23-11/27/2020

Thanksgiving

5 Prayers of Gratitude.

11/28-12/5/2020

John/7 I Am Sayings

Of all the claims of Jesus found in the Gospels, none are more dense and divisive as the I AM statements found in the Gospel of John.

12/6-12/10/2020

Ruth

A story of redemption.

12/11-12/13/2020

Hanukkuah

And the light shineth in darkness.

12/14-12/27/2020

Christmas & Hope

We all want to believe something better is in store. And God knows we need more than gifts under the tree to find joy. What we need is hope. 

12/27-12/31/2020

Jude

Get to know Jude and glean insights applicable to your everyday life. 

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Topic

Description

2021 DEVOTIONS

1/1-1/3/2021

Set the Lord Before You

Let our first steps into 2021 begin with the Lord and for the rest of the year

1/4-1/8/2021

Awakening Calling

What is God’s plan and calling for us individually in 2021  part 1

1/9-1/15/2021

The Will of God

What is God’s plan and calling for us individually in 2021  part 2

1/16-1/24/2021

From Called to Chosen 

Let our first steps into 2021 begin with the Lord and for the rest of the year

1/25-2/8/2021

1 John

An unhurried, in depth study of 1 John. Lessons on the victorious Christian life for 2021 

2/9-2/15/2021

Worry to Confident Hope

 Lessons from the Lord’s prayer to help us cope with uncertainties and anxieties throughout 2021

2/16-2/20/2021

Temptation of Christ

 Begin Lent with the One who started it all! Learn from the Master on how to be victorious over temptation in our lives

2/21-2/27/2021

The Bible Explained

Jesus’ secret weapon is the Bible, it’s ours as well. Let’s get back to its basics and rekindle our love for God’s Word.

2/28-3/4/2021

Success is Obedience

 Powerful lessons on God’s definition of success through obedience

3/5-3/14/2021

Unoffendable

We live in a society that is easily offendable and staying offended. Learn from the Word of God how to set ourselves apart and live above this toxic mindset

3/15-3/19/2021

Scandalous Forgiveness

 Forgiveness is a very powerful weapon the devil fears a lot! Isn't it any wonder why it’s so hard to forgive? We could all use more forgiveness and we need to forgive more

3/20-4/4/2021

Gospel of Mark

Let’s get a fresh vision of our Lord Jesus and walk with Him by going through the Gospel of Mark right up to Easter

4/4-4/16/2021

Abraham

Learning from the Old Testament Greats, Abraham, the father of faith.

4/17-4/22/2021

Time Management Principles from God's Word

Are you frustrated that there are not more than 24 hours in a day? Overwhelmed by the number of projects on your to-do list? Tired of being tired and not having enough time to spend in God’s Word and with your friends and family? 

4/23-4/26/2021

Pray by the Psalms

Many of us have gone through challenges. This is why we learn to pray by the book through the Psalms - to face our fears and anxieties by placing our faith in God who is in control as expressed in most of the psalms.

4/27-5/3/2021

1 Thessalonians

Paul writes to the church in Thessalonica to clear up confusion circulating about Jesus’ return. In a previous letter, Paul had said Jesus’ return was imminent

5/4/2021-5/8/2021

2 Thessalonians

Paul writes to the church in Thessalonica to clear up confusion circulating about Jesus’ return. In a previous letter, Paul had said Jesus’ return was imminent.

5/9/2021-5/13/2021

Hannah's Annointing

Hannah’s resilience was not born out of experiencing victory but out of waiting on God. In this 5-day devotional, Michelle McClain-Walters teaches you how to operate in an anointing like Hannah’s and see God’s promises manifest in your life.

5/14/2021-5/16.2021

Feast of Weeks - Pentecost

Shavuot ( shah-voo-ote ) is one of the seven biblically mandated feasts of Israel. There is to be a holy gathering and no regular work on this day. It is one of the three pilgrimage feasts commanded by God in Deuteronomy 16:16 in which all Jewish men were required to travel to Jerusalem to present their sacrifices to the priests for taking before the Lord.

5/17/2021-5/22/2021

Fruit of the Spirit

God’s Holy Spirit develops and displays His Fruit in us when we give our lives to God. When we follow Him, He begins to do in and through us what only He can do: make us like Jesus. In this Plan, we’ll dive into each aspect of the Fruit of the Spirit as well as learn how to live our lives led by Him.

5/23/2021-5/30/2021

Armor of God

Life is a battle. Our circumstances and our choices often seem to conspire against us. In time, it can even feel like war. The Bible calls it Spiritual Warfare. The enemy is Satan. So, how do you fight such a foe? Tony Evans invites you to this spiritual boot camp, where he’ll teach you how to “put on” the whole armor of God.

5/31/2021-6/13/2021

Ecclesiastes - Meaningless, meaningless

The book of Ecclesiastes is not an easy part of the Bible – largely because it plumbs depths to our souls and experience that are not easy either. Strap in for an unflinching, possibly uncomfortable, but ultimately hopeful encounter with a very ancient and also very contemporary anguish about what it’s like to be human in God’s marvellous, broken world.

6/14/2021-6/19/2021

Turning Wounds into Scars

There is a big difference between a wound and a scar. A scar is formed when a wound is healed. A scar says, ‘I’ve been healed, and this is my story’. Read in this 6-day devotional how you can turn your emotional wounds into scars that have healed.

6/20/2021-6/26/2021

(Fathers Day) Reckless Love, Prodigal Father

There is a purpose at work In your life right now beyond anything you can imagine. You know it. You can feel it. This devotional will truly be a life-changer for all those that read it. The message of the Prodigal Son has touched millions across the world. But in the next seven days, you will see it from a different perspective

6/27/2021-7/1/2021

Your Money Counts

What does God say about earning, spending, saving, investing and giving? It may surprise you to learn just how much the Bible has to say about finances. This 5-day plan explores the secret to handling money God’s way.

7/2/2021-7/5/2021

Jesus said some head-scratching things about money. Usually, it was in the form of a parable with a twist so unexpected that, in many cases, we’re still missing the point today—two thousand years later. Join author, pastor, and communicator Andy Stanley to take a closer look at what Jesus said. What you find may change the way you spend, save, and see your money for good.

7/6/2021-7/12/2021

Calming Anger

Anger. Frustration. Irritation. We’ve all felt the power of these emotions and lived to regret the speed with which we responded to them. This devotional will help you understand the three sources of these strong emotions and give practical Biblical advice for how to deal with them.

7/13/2021-7/14/2021

Love Like Jesus - 1 Corinthians 13

Love is the foundation of Christian ethics. Jesus Himself says that loving God and our neighbor are the two greatest commandments laid upon our lives. But what is love, and how do we know what it looks like? This 7-day study through 1 Corinthians 13 will teach you the Bible’s definition of love in order to help you love well.