Author: Scott DeVries

Scott DeVries has served as a church pastor and as a ministry ­coordinator in the Holland, Michigan, area. He currently works at ­facilitating connections between the more than twenty ministries and 1,100 churches of the Christian Reformed Church in North America. He has a passion for prayer, church organization, and studying the Scriptures in their original languages.

Devotions by Scott DeVries

Date Title Scripture Reference Topics
October 16, 2022 Easily Provoked Ecclesiastes 7:8-14 Life, Emotions, Tension, Trials & Challenges, Suffering
October 15, 2022 Encouragement Deuteronomy 1:34-40 Bible, Books of the Bible, Exodus, Deuteronomy, Life, Encouragement
October 14, 2022 Causing Dissension Romans 16:17-20 Unity, Bible, Bible Characters, Paul, Life, Emotions, Tension
October 13, 2022 Empathy 1 Thessalonians 5:12-24 Bible, Bible Characters, Paul, Life, Encouragement
October 12, 2022 Discord 1 Corinthians 2:6-3:4 God, Holy Spirit, Life, Emotions, Tension
October 11, 2022 Hospitality Hebrews 13:1-3 Hospitality, Generosity, Bible, Books of the Bible, Hebrews
October 10, 2022 Vain Conceit Philippians 2:1-11 Humility, Life, Personal Growth, Selfishness
October 9, 2022 Self-Control Titus 2:11-14 Self-Control, Christianity, Sin, Discipleship, Grace, Life, Personal Growth, Redemption
October 8, 2022 Sexual Immorality 1 Thessalonians 4:3-8 Holiness, Christianity, Sin, Life, Christian Life, Following Jesus
October 7, 2022 Joy Nehemiah 8:8-18 Guilt, Christianity, Sin, Life, Emotions, Joy
October 6, 2022 Licentiousness (License to Sin) Jude 1:1-25 Christianity, Sin, Life, Christian Life, Following Jesus
October 5, 2022 Steadfast Endurance Revelation 3:7-13 Sacrifice, Patience
October 4, 2022 Greed Luke 12:13-34 Bible, Life of Jesus, Life, Christian Life, Provision
October 3, 2022 Humility Proverbs 22:1-4 Humility, Bible, Books of the Bible, Proverbs
October 2, 2022 Pride Proverbs 16:17-20 Bible, Books of the Bible, Proverbs, Life, Emotions, Pride
October 1, 2022 Contentment Philippians 4:8-13 Bible, Bible Characters, Paul, God, Holy Spirit
April 30, 2020 Spread the Story Matthew 28:16-20 Evangelism, Bible, Good News, Books of the Bible, Matthew, Christianity, Discipleship, Being the Church
April 29, 2020 A Sight for Sore Eyes Matthew 28:1-10 Bible, Good News, Books of the Bible, Matthew, Life, Emotions, Joy, Grief, Christian Life, Following Jesus, Seasons, Easter
April 28, 2020 Earth-Shaking Forgiveness Matthew 27:45-56 Holiness, Bible, Good News, Books of the Bible, Matthew, Christianity, Salvation, Seasons, Easter
April 27, 2020 Forgiven, We Set the Table Matthew 26:17-30 Sacrifice, Bible, Books of the Bible, Matthew, Christianity, Sin, Salvation, Discipleship, Communion
April 26, 2020 Well Done Matthew 25:14-30 Faithfulness, Bible, Books of the Bible, Matthew, Life, Christian Life, Trust, Following Jesus
April 25, 2020 The Prophet Matthew 21:1-11 Bible, Books of the Bible, Matthew, Christianity, Discipleship, Prayer, Life, Christian Life, Following Jesus, Seasons, Easter
April 24, 2020 Blessed Belief John 20:24-31 Bible, Books of the Bible, Gospel of John, Christianity, Discipleship, Faith, Life, Trials & Challenges, Doubt, Christian Life, Trust, Following Jesus
April 23, 2020 Frantically Searching John 20:1-18 Bible, Books of the Bible, Gospel of John, Christianity, Salvation, Life, Christian Life, Following Jesus
April 22, 2020 The Fulfillment John 19:28-37 Bible, The Bible, Books of the Bible, Gospel of John, Seasons, Easter
April 21, 2020 New Relationships John 19:25-27 Bible, Books of the Bible, Gospel of John, Christianity, Discipleship, Being the Church, Life, Family & Relationships
April 20, 2020 Keeping Commands John 14:15-31 Obedience, Bible, Books of the Bible, Gospel of John, Christianity, Discipleship, Love, Grace
April 19, 2020 The Master John 13:1-17 Humility, Sacrifice, Bible, Books of the Bible, Gospel of John, Life of Jesus, Christianity, Discipleship, Service
April 18, 2020 A Mystery John 12:12-19 Bible, Life of Jesus, Christianity, Discipleship, Life, Christian Life, Following Jesus
April 17, 2020 He Has Risen Luke 24:1-12 Resurrection, Life, Emotions, Hope, Trials & Challenges, Death, Seasons, Easter
April 16, 2020 Unexpected Responses Luke 23:44-49 Life, Emotions, Seasons, Easter
April 15, 2020 Hard to Hide Luke 22:54-62 Bible, Bible Characters, Peter, Life, Christian Life, Following Jesus, Seasons, Easter
April 14, 2020 The Lord Luke 19:28-48 Parable, Christianity, Discipleship, Faith, Praise
April 13, 2020 Trust Mark 16:9-20 Resurrection, Bible, Books of the Bible, Mark, Christianity, Discipleship, Faith, Life, Christian Life, Trust
April 12, 2020 Jesus at Large Mark 15:40-16:8 Resurrection, Bible, Books of the Bible, Mark, Seasons, Easter
April 11, 2020 Catch the Spirit Mark 15:33-39 Bible, Books of the Bible, Mark, God, Holy Spirit, Seasons, Easter
April 10, 2020 More Than a Hero Mark 15:1-20 Bible, Books of the Bible, Mark, Life of Jesus, Christianity, Salvation, Seasons, Easter
April 9, 2020 God's Battle Mark 14:32-52 Goodness, Bible, Books of the Bible, Mark, God, God's Plan
April 8, 2020 Anointed Mark 14:1-11 Bible, Books of the Bible, Mark, Christianity, Discipleship, Service, Life, Christian Life, Following Jesus, Seasons, Easter
April 7, 2020 What Belongs to God? Mark 12:13-17 Bible, Books of the Bible, Mark, God, God's Plan
April 6, 2020 Now's Your Opportunity Mark 11:12-25 Faithfulness, Bible, Books of the Bible, Mark, Christianity, Discipleship, Service, Life, Christian Life, Following Jesus
April 5, 2020 The King Mark 11:1-11 Bible, Books of the Bible, Mark, Christianity, Doctrine, New Life, Seasons, Easter
April 4, 2020 Greater Than Moses and Elijah Mark 9:1-13 Bible, Books of the Bible, Mark, Bible Characters, Elijah, Christianity, Salvation, God, Jesus
April 3, 2020 The Messiah Mark 8:22-30 Bible, Books of the Bible, Mark, Christianity, Discipleship, Faith, God, Jesus
April 2, 2020 The Farmer Mark 4:26-29 Parable, Bible, Books of the Bible, Mark, Christianity, Doctrine, New Life, Discipleship, Faith, God, God's Kingdom
April 1, 2020 Jesus' Priorities Mark 1:35-45 Healing, Patience, Bible, Books of the Bible, Mark, Life of Jesus, Life, Christian Life, Following Jesus
May 31, 2017 Reunion With God Malachi 4:4-6 Christianity, Discipleship, Love, God, Jesus
May 30, 2017 Rays of Righteousness Malachi 3:16-4:3 Christianity, Doctrine, Eternal Life, Discipleship, Repentance, God
May 29, 2017 Turned Into Treasure Malachi 3:16-18 Christianity, Discipleship, Grace, God, Life, Christian Life, Trust
May 28, 2017 What Does God Give? Malachi 3:13-15 God, Life, Personal Growth, Wealth, Christian Life, Trust
May 27, 2017 The Floodgates of Heaven Malachi 3:9-12 Christianity, Discipleship, Grace, God, Life, Personal Growth, Wealth
May 26, 2017 Come and Share God’s Table Malachi 3:7-9 Christianity, Discipleship, Love, God, Life, Christian Life, Following Jesus
May 25, 2017 Returning to God Malachi 3:6-7 Christianity, Doctrine, Forgiveness, Discipleship, Grace, God
May 24, 2017 On the Wrong Side of Justice Malachi 3:5 God, Life, Personal Growth, Justice, Wealth
May 23, 2017 Admittedly Guilty, Graciously Accepted Malachi 3:3-4 Christianity, Sin, Salvation, God
May 22, 2017 Need to Get Clean? Malachi 3:2; Mark 1:1-8 Christianity, Doctrine, New Life, God, Life, Emotions, Joy
May 21, 2017 Getting Prepared for God Malachi 3:1 Christianity, Discipleship, Love, God, Life, Christian Life, Following Jesus
May 20, 2017 God Is Weary of Ingratitude Malachi 2:17 God, Life, Personal Growth, Wealth, Christian Life, Provision
May 19, 2017 God Loves Love Malachi 2:16 Christianity, Discipleship, Love, God, Life, Family & Relationships
May 18, 2017 God Loves Children Malachi 2:15-16 Christianity, Discipleship, Love, God, Life, Family & Relationships
May 17, 2017 Sacrifice for Your Family Malachi 2:13-14 God, Life, Family & Relationships, Personal Growth, Selfishness
May 16, 2017 Learning to Sacrifice Malachi 2:13; Romans 12:1, 9-13 God, Life, Personal Growth, Selfishness, Selflessness
May 15, 2017 Family Foundations Malachi 2:10-12 Christianity, Discipleship, Love, God, Life, Family & Relationships
May 14, 2017 Our True Family Malachi 2:10; Colossians 3:5-11 Christianity, Discipleship, Love, Being the Church, God
May 13, 2017 Break Free of Favoritism Malachi 2:7-9 Christianity, Doctrine, Eternal Life, God, God's Kingdom
May 12, 2017 Teachers of Integrity Malachi 2:6; James 2:14-18 Integrity, God, Life, Personal Growth, Choices
May 11, 2017 Let God Rule Malachi 2:3-6 Christianity, Discipleship, Disciplines, God, Life, Trials & Challenges, Temptation
May 10, 2017 Foiled by God Malachi 2:1-2 God, God's Will, Life, Personal Growth, Choices
May 9, 2017 Shut the Doors, Keep Out the People Malachi 1:10-14 Christianity, Discipleship, Worship, God, Life, Personal Growth, Selfishness
May 8, 2017 God of Our Hearts Malachi 1:8-9 God, Life, Personal Growth, Choices, Wealth
May 7, 2017 Giving God Our Scraps Malachi 1:8 God, Life, Personal Growth, Selfishness, Selflessness
May 6, 2017 To Appease or to Please Malachi 1:6-7 Christianity, Discipleship, Love, God, Attributes of God
May 5, 2017 Teachers of Contempt Psalm 103:1-12; Malachi 1:6 God, God's Names, Attributes of God
May 4, 2017 God, Our Disrespected Father Malachi 1:6 Christianity, Salvation, Discipleship, Love, God
May 3, 2017 Our Father Is Paying Attention to Us Malachi 1:1-5 Christianity, Salvation, Discipleship, Love, God
May 2, 2017 Love Is a Choice Genesis 27:1-41; Malachi 1:2-5 Bible, Good News, Christianity, Salvation, Discipleship, Love
May 1, 2017 God’s Message Malachi 1:1-2a Bible, Good News, Christianity, Discipleship, Love, God