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Don’s Daily Devotions

Join us as we read the scriptures and a daily devotion written by Don Crisp. We pray these messages will bless us all at this time.

Starting on Monday 6th April, we will be sharing daily devotional readings, prepared for us by Don Crisp. Don will be leading us through the Gospel of John, starting this Easter time with John 13. He then moves into Paul’s Letter to the Philippians.


Day 10 – Philippians 2:17-20

Thurs 21st May  –  Read Philippians 2:17-20   V17-18: Though he hopes yet to be delivered and see them again, he knows this may not be God’s will. If He dies for his gospel testimony, he likens it to the OT drink offering (He does so again in 2Timothy 4:6, when his martyr’s death is indeed…


Day 9 – Philippians 2:12-16

Wed 20th May                        Read Philippians 2:12-16:   V12: This great example, given to rebuke their wrong attitudes to others, now becomes the ground for a new appeal, to live as obedient followers of Christ. He saw them do this when he was with them, now let them do it in his enforced absence. In this,…


Day 8 – Philippians 2:6-11

Tues 19th May – Read Philippians:2:6-11 V6-7: His example is now opened out and applied, in these tremendous verses. He who was God from all eternity, One with the Father, Who became “God-with-us” (see also Colossians 1:15 ) did not cling on to that status properly His, but laid it aside in His great redeeming…


Day 7 – Philippians 2:1-5

Mon 18th May                        Read Philippians 2:1-5: V1-2: Paul now addresses a concern he has concerning them, he appeals to them to have a right attitude to one another. “If” here does not imply doubt, it is the grounds of his plea. We might say ” because there is ..”  encouragement in Christ – we should…


Day 6 – Philippians 1:27-30

Sat 16th May – Read Philippians 1:27-30 V27: Now he urges them, whether he is able to come to them again or not, to live to God’s glory in faith and obedience living out “gospel values”, so he will rejoice to know that they are standing firm in their faith, united in love for one…


Day 5 – Philippians 1:22-26

Fri 15th May – Read Philippians 1:22-26 V22: If Christ preserves his life and sets him at liberty, it will be for further fruitful gospel service. But would he prefer to continue in His earthly life and service, or to be with the Lord? He really is unsure which he would choose. How different from…


Day 4 – Philippians 1:18-21

Thurs 14th May – Read Philippians 1:18–21 V18b: Paul will rejoice whenever the gospel is proclaimed, for the power is in the Word of God, not the human messenger ( see 2 Corinthians 4:2.) V19-20: Paul expresses a belief that God will yet deliver him from this captivity, in part through their prayers for him, but…


Day 3 – Philippians 1:12-18

Wed 13th May – Read Philippians 1:12-18 V12: He doesn’t want them to be dismayed by his imprisonment, rather he assures them it is all in God’s plan and purpose, and has actually served to advance the spread of the gospel. Truly, how remarkable are God’s ways! V13; For he has been able to witness…


Day 2 – Philippians 1:7-11

Tues 12th May Read Philippians 1:7-11 V7-8: He expresses his heartfelt love and longing for them, grounded in their shared experience of God’s grace, and this real gospel partnership – he is no different from them in Christ, and in His service – remains true in his imprisonment. He is in Caesar’s prison because of…

Day 1 – Philippians 1:1-6

Philippians (#1) ch1 Introduction: Our next set of devotions are based on Paul’s letter to the church at Philippi. Acts ch 16 tells the story of how the gospel came to Philippi, and the remarkable work of God’s grace through Paul and his companions in the founding of that church. As this letter clearly shows,…