Joy | Devotions with Dad

How to Have Inside Beauty (2 of 3)

For dad only:

Legalistic Joy-Killer

If your home lacks joy, you are probably a hard-fisted, rule-making jerk. Pushing the kids, berating your wife, and criticizing what they tried to do will lead to a pale gloom in your home. I would rather drink old coffee and breath second-hand smoke at the café than put that pall of death and that stench of hopelessness into the air of my home. I have done it before, but I’m proof a man can change.

The letter kills

When you run a home with rules, you tell your family that things are more important … → Read More: How to Have Inside Beauty (2 of 3)

The Special Gift (3 of 3)

Teach your children the importance and power of receiving God’s best gift. You will do nothing greater for your children than lead them to receive the Spirit of Almighty God. … → Read More: The Special Gift (3 of 3)

Emotion (3 of 3): The Art of Rejoicing

For dad only:

Dinner Time is Family Time

Do you feast? I know many Bible-believing dads practice fasting. In my own life, I have thought myself more spiritual for fasting than for feasting. However, there are more records of Jesus feasting than fasting. The old-covenant believers enjoyed seven times as many feasts as they did fasts. I think God likes eating.

To enjoy feasting we have to understand the purpose of a multi-course meal: to enjoy other people’s company. Personal, microwaveable meals are an abomination compared to the art of feasting. God created good food for us to enjoy, not … → Read More: Emotion (3 of 3): The Art of Rejoicing

Joy Hope (3 of 3)

Do you anticipate great things? Do you enjoy a life of expectancy? Or do you expect the worst? Make your home a hope-filled place when … → Read More: Joy Hope (3 of 3)

Discover Joy (2 of 3)

Wise sons are great to have around. Fools will drive you nuts. If you want to develop a wise son with self-confidence and reliability, Dad, then in this devotional learn … → Read More: Discover Joy (2 of 3)

Choose Joy (1 of 3)

Daughters can be sullen. In this devotional for fathers, consider if you want to deal with these emotions? Stabilize your daughter with … → Read More: Choose Joy (1 of 3)