Topic: Free Devotions

“Fat Tuesday”! A Free Devotion for Mardi Gras

C. S. Lewis may have been the first to tell about the little boy who was asked what God is like. The boy responds in words like these: “God’s the sort of fellow who goes around looking for someone who’s having fun—and tries to stop ’em.” This picture of God, mistaken though it is, nonetheless…

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Christ, Our Good Shepherda free devotion for this week’s meetings

Editor’s note: These devotional thoughts are excerpted from the sermon series that accompanies CTA’s new theme for Easter preparation, The Shepherd, the Lamb. The sermon series includes six sermons and six sets of discussion questions based on them – all free! They are designed for use with our new product line, The Shepherd, the Lamb….

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Welcome to the Father’s House! — a free devotion for this week’s meetings

Editor’s note: Easter will be here sooner than you think! Ash Wednesday falls on March 5 this year, and Easter comes six short weeks later, on April 20. How will you help everyone in your church prepare their hearts to celebrate Jesus’ resurrection victory? A few years ago, CTA revised our popular prayer journal for…

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Mary Anoints Jesus — a free devotion for this week’s meetings

Editor’s note: Easter will be here sooner than you think! Ash Wednesday falls on March 5 this year, and Easter comes six short weeks later, on April 20. How will you help everyone in your church prepare their hearts to celebrate Jesus’ resurrection victory? A few years ago, CTA revised our popular prayer journal for…

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Children's Valentine of God's Love Image

The Name that Means Love — a free devotion for children’s ministry

Beforehand, cut a large heart and a large cross from construction paper. For each child, prepare a small “kit” containing a red construction paper heart and several Valentine candy conversation hearts.  Hold up the large construction paper heart. What celebration comes to mind when you see this? Valentine’s Day is a fun day to celebrate….

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Unfailing Lovea free devotion for this week’s meetings

In less than three weeks, Valentine’s Day will be upon us. Try as we might, we can’t ignore it. From the mall to the restaurant to the florist to the grocery store, merchants make every effort in January and early February to focus our attention on one four-letter word—love. As the people of God, we…

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Christ Was Guilty, We Are Blamelessa free devotion for this week’s meetings

Editor’s note: Easter will be here sooner than you think! Ash Wednesday falls on March 5 this year, and Easter comes six short weeks later, on April 20. How will you help everyone in your church prepare their hearts to celebrate Jesus’ resurrection victory? This year, CTA’s theme for Easter preparation is The Shepherd, the…

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Not Ashamed of the Gospela free devotion for this week’s meetings

Editor’s note: This week’s free devotion includes a prayer/meditation written by faithful pastor Walter E. Schuette who has since gone to be with the Lord. We pray that his witness will encourage you for your own life of witness.   As you begin read Romans 1:8–17, focusing special attention on verse 16. Lord God, we begin this…

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A New Year of Worshipa free devotion for this week’s meetings

The Christmas season is glorious—but busy! Through the many events, especially the special worship services, our Lord comes to us in powerful and life-changing ways. Now, as we turn the calendar page and begin a new year, our worship doesn’t end or start over—it continues! In Psalm 122:1, David shares his joy in worshiping: I…

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Big Things Come in Small Packages — a Christmas devotion for you!

Editor’s note: This devotion appeared in the December issue of CTA’s Grab ‘N Go newsletter. In case you missed it in the busyness of the season, we are reprinting it here for you and publishing it today. All of us at CTA wish you and those you love a very Merry Christmas and a most blessed New…

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