Devotionals

DAILY LIVING IN HYMN:
Today's To Do in Song and Verse

A Daily Devotional Authored by Justin Reed, Minister of Arlington Church of Christ in McMinnville
  
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DEAR LORD AND FATHER OF MANKIND (4)
4/18/2024

"Drop thy still dews of quietness,/ till all our strivings cease;/ take from our souls the strain a ... More >>
 

DEAR LORD AND FATHER OF MANKIND (3)
4/17/2024

"O Sabbath rest by Galilee,/ O calm of hills above,/ where Jesus knelt to share with thee/ the sile ... More >>
 

DEAR LORD AND FATHER OF MANKIND (2)
4/16/2024

"In simple trust like theirs who heard/ beside the Syrian sea/ the gracious calling of the Lord,/ l ... More >>
 

DEAR LORD AND FATHER OF MANKIND (1)
4/15/2024

"Dear Lord and Father of mankind,/ forgive our foolish ways;/ reclothe us in our rightful mind,/ in ... More >>
 

GOD HOLDS THE FUTURE IN HIS HANDS (4)
4/14/2024

"Live close to Him and trust His love,/ Assured that while on earth we roam,/ Whate'er may come, He ... More >>
 

GOD HOLDS THE FUTURE IN HIS HANDS (3)
4/13/2024

"His hand created earth and sky,/ The zephyrs and the storms that rage,/ And years to come and year ... More >>
 

GOD HOLDS THE FUTURE IN HIS HANDS (2)
4/12/2024

"We know not what tomorrow hides,/ Of sun or storm, of good or ill;/ We only know His dear hand gui ... More >>
 

GOD HOLDS THE FUTURE IN HIS HANDS (1)
4/11/2024

"Dread not the things that are ahead,/ The burdens great, the sinking sands,/ The thorns that o'er ... More >>
 

CAN HE DEPEND ON YOU? (3)
4/10/2024

"He is preparing in heaven a home, For all His faithful and own;/ Are you preparing to stand by His ... More >>
 

CAN HE DEPEND ON YOU? (2)
4/9/2024

"He from the grave on the third day arose, Missions of man to disclose;/ Go preach the gospel, all ... More >>
 

CAN HE DEPEND ON YOU? (1)
4/8/2024

"Jesus the Savior came down from above, Came to bring mercy and love;/ 'Crucify Him' the mob scornf ... More >>
 

CAMPING IN CANAAN'S LAND (3)
4/7/2024

"Soon I'll reach the land of promise with the saints of glory,/ My journey's end will be a place so ... More >>
 

CAMPING IN CANAAN'S LAND (2)
4/6/2024

"Out of Egypt I have traveled through the darkness dreary,/ Far over hills and valleys and across t ... More >>
 

CAMPING IN CANAAN'S LAND (1)
4/5/2024

"I have left the land of bondage with its earthly treasures,/ I've journeyed to the place where the ... More >>
 

BEAUTY FOR ASHES (3)
4/4/2024

"Beauty for ashes, gladness for tears,/ Sunshine for darkness, faith for our fears;/ Peace for our ... More >>
 

BEAUTY FOR ASHES (2)
4/3/2024

"God gives for sadness 'garments of praise;'/ Stars for our twilight, strength for our days;/ Hope ... More >>
 

BEAUTY FOR ASHES (1)
4/2/2024

"Beauty for ashes God hath decreed!/ Help He provideth for ev'ry need;/ What is unlovely He will re ... More >>
 

BEAUTIFUL (3)
4/1/2024

"Beautiful things on high, Over in yonder sky,/ Thus I shall leave this shore, Counting my treasure ... More >>
 

BEAUTIFUL (2)
3/31/2024

"Beautiful tho't to me, We shall forever be/ Thine in eternity, When from this world we're free;/ F ... More >>
 

BEAUTIFUL (1)
3/30/2024

"Beautiful robes so white, Beautiful land of light,/ Beautiful home, so bright, Where there shall c ... More >>
 

LOVE FOR ALL (5)
3/29/2024

"See! My father waiting stands;/ see! He reaches out his hands:/ God is love, I know, I see,/ love ... More >>
 

LOVE FOR ALL (4)
3/28/2024

"To my father, can I go?/ At his feet myself I'll throw;/ in his house there yet may be place,/ a s ... More >>
 

LOVE FOR ALL (3)
3/27/2024

" I, who spurned his loving hold;/ I who would not be controlled/ I who would not hear his call;/ I ... More >>
 

LOVE FOR ALL (2)
3/26/2024

"I the disobedient child,/ wayward, passionate, and wild I,/ who left my father's home,/ in forbidd ... More >>
 

LOVE FOR ALL (1)
3/25/2024

"Love for all, and can it be?/ Can I hope it is for me I,/ who strayed so long ago,/ strayed so far ... More >>
 

JESUS, I COME (3)
3/24/2024

"Out of the fear and dread of the tomb, Jesus, I come, Jesus, I come;/ Into the joy and light of th ... More >>
 

JESUS, I COME (2)
3/23/2024

"Out of my shameful failure and loss, Jesus, I come, Jesus, I come;/ Into the glorious gain of thy ... More >>
 

JESUS, I COME (1)
3/22/2024

"Out of my bondage, sorrow and night, Jesus, I come, Jesus, I come;/ Into thy freedom, gladness, an ... More >>
 

BEAUTIFUL HOME SOMEWHERE (3)
3/21/2024

"Often I dream of glory, visions so lovely and fair,/ I am so happy in Jesus, longing to be up ther ... More >>
 

BEAUTIFUL HOME SOMEWHERE (2)
3/20/2024

Often we sing the story, beautiful story so sweet,/ often we hear of its glory where the redeemed o ... More >>
 

BEAUTIFUL HOME SOMEWHERE (1)
3/19/2024

"Often I've heard of heaven, wonderful country somewhere,/ Beautiful story of glory, land of deligh ... More >>
 

AS THE LIFE OF A FLOWER (3)
3/18/2024

"While we tarry below Let us trust and adore/ Him who leads us each day Tow'rd the radiant shore/ W ... More >>
 

AS THE LIFE OF A FLOWER (2)
3/17/2024

"As the life of a flow'r, Be our lives pure and sweet,/ May we brighten the way For the friends tha ... More >>
 

AS THE LIFE OF A FLOWER (1)
3/16/2024

"As the life of a flow'r, As a breath or a sigh,/ So the years that we live As a dream hasten by;/ ... More >>
 

ANYWHERE IS HOME (3)
3/15/2024

"I will labor on till I am called away,/ Till the morn shall dawn of that eternal day,/ Looking unt ... More >>
 

ANYWHERE IS HOME (2)
3/14/2024

"Oft I'm tossed about and driven by the foe,/ Sad within, without, wherever I may go;/ But I press ... More >>
 

ANYWHERE IS HOME (1)
3/13/2024

"Earthly wealth and fame may never come to me,/ And a palace fair here mine may never be;/ But let ... More >>
 

ABOVE THE BRIGHT BLUE (3)
3/12/2024

"We know not when He shall call us,/ Whether soon, the glad summons shall be,/ But we know, when we ... More >>
 

ABOVE THE BRIGHT BLUE (2)
3/11/2024

"This land of sweet rest awaits us,/ Some day it will break on our view,/ 'Tis promised by Christ t ... More >>
 

ABOVE THE BRIGHT BLUE (1)
3/10/2024

"There's a beautiful place called heaven,/ It is hidden above the bright blue,/ Where the good, who ... More >>
 

AM I NEARER TO HEAVEN TODAY? (3)
3/9/2024

"I am nearer the close of my labor below,/ I am nearer the end of my way;/ I am nearer the edge o ... More >>
 

AM I NEARER TO HEAVEN TODAY? (2)
3/8/2024

"I am nearer the time for the breaking of ties,/ That are holding my loved ones to me;/ I am nearer ... More >>
 

AM I NEARER TO HEAVEN TODAY? (1)
3/7/2024

"O the yesterday's moments for pleasure or woe,/ Have been stealthily carried away;/ I am nearer th ... More >>
 

I BRING MY SINS TO THEE (3)
3/6/2024

"My life I bring to thee, I would not be my own;/ O Saviour, let me be Thine ever, thine alone./ My ... More >>
 

I BRING MY SINS TO THEE (2)
3/5/2024

"I bring my grief to thee, The grief I cannot tell;/ No words shall needed be, Thou knowest all so ... More >>
 

I BRING MY SINS TO THEE (1)
3/4/2024

"I bring my sins to thee, The sins I cannot count,/ That I may cleansed be In thy once opened fount ... More >>
 

ANGELS ROCK ME TO SLEEP (3)
3/3/2024

"At last the harbor I am nearing/ I see the lights along the shore/ I hear my friends and loved one ... More >>
 

ANGELS ROCK ME TO SLEEP (2)
3/2/2024

"There is no Earthly friend to guide me/ No one to call to Heaven's goal/ But Christ the Savior sta ... More >>
 

ANGELS ROCK ME TO SLEEP (1)
3/1/2024

"My heart is sad, my soul is weary/ While sailing o'er life's rugged plain/ The clouds are dark the ... More >>
 

ALONE AT EVE (3)
2/29/2024

"Closing my eyes at eve and thinking of Heaven's grace,/ Longing to see my Lord, yes, meeting Him f ... More >>
 

ALONE AT EVE (2)
2/28/2024

"Sitting alone at eve and dreaming the hours away,/ Watching the shadows falling now at the close o ... More >>
 

ALONE AT EVE (1)
2/27/2024

"Walking alone at eve and viewing the skies afar,/ Bidding the darkness come to welcome each silve ... More >>
 

ALL THINGS WORK TOGETHER FOR GOOD (3)
2/26/2024

"'Tis mine but to do His will,/ His to weave the pattern fair,/ 'Tis mine to accept by faith/ What ... More >>
 

ALL THINGS WORK TOGETHER FOR GOOD (2)
2/25/2024

"So little I understand,/ Much is veiled in mystery,/ 'His ways are past finding out,'/ 'Tis enough ... More >>
 

ALL THINGS WORK TOGETHER FOR GOOD (1)
2/24/2024

"Whatever may come to me,/ In this changeful life below,/ My Father will make it all/ Work for good ... More >>
 

A NEW CREATURE (3)
2/23/2024

"Sin hath no more its cruel dominion,/ Walking 'in newness of life,'/ I am free Glorious life of Ch ... More >>
 

A NEW CREATURE (2)
2/22/2024

"Dead unto sin, alive thru the Spirit,/ Risen with Him from the gloom of the grave,/ All things are ... More >>
 

A NEW CREATURE (1)
2/21/2024

"Buried with Christ, my blessed Redeemer,/ Dead to the old life of folly and sin;/ Satan may call, ... More >>
 

I WANT TO BE A SOUL WINNER (3)
2/20/2024

"I want to be a soul winner Till Jesus calls for me,/ To lay my burdens down,/ I want to hear Him s ... More >>
 

I WANT TO BE A SOUL WINNER (2)
2/19/2024

"I want to be a soul winner And bring the lost to Christ,/ That they His grace may know;/ I want to ... More >>
 

I WANT TO BE A SOUL WINNER (1)
2/18/2024

"I want to be a soul winner For Jesus ev'ry day;/ He does so much for me;/ I want to aid the lost s ... More >>
 

A MIGHTY FORTRESS (3)
2/17/2024

"And though this world, with devils filled, should threaten to undo us,/ we will not fear, for God ... More >>
 

A MIGHTY FORTRESS (2)
2/16/2024

"Did we in our own strength confide, our striving would be losing,/ were not the right Man on our s ... More >>
 

A MIGHTY FORTRESS (1)
2/15/2024

"A mighty fortress is our God, a bulwark never failing;/ our helper he, amid the flood of mortal il ... More >>
 

AN EMPTY MANSION (3)
2/14/2024

"When my labor and toiling have ended below/ and my hands shall lie folded in rest,/ I'll exchange ... More >>
 

AN EMPTY MANSION (2)
2/13/2024

"Ever thankful am I that my savior and Lord/ promised unto the weary sweet rest;/ nothing more coul ... More >>
 

AN EMPTY MANSION (1)
2/12/2024

"Here I labor and toil as I look for a home just a humble abode among men/, while in heaven a mansi ... More >>
 

A FRIEND LIKE YOU (3)
2/11/2024

"They say that many trials will come to vex the soul,/ That clouds will often gather to dim for us ... More >>
 

A FRIEND LIKE YOU (2)
2/10/2024

"O Lord, we know you traveled the road to Jericho,/ And helped a lonely pilgrim, the Bible tells us ... More >>
 

A FRIEND LIKE YOU (1)
2/9/2024

"This life is filled with sorrow and troubles here below,/ We oft are made to wonder just why it sh ... More >>
 

PASS ME NOT (3)
2/8/2024

"Thou the Spring of all my comfort,/ More than life to me,/ Whom have I on earth beside Thee?/ Whom ... More >>
 

PASS ME NOT (2)
2/7/2024

"Help me at Thy throne of mercy,/ Find a sweet relief;/ Kneeling there in deep contrition,/ Help my ... More >>
 

PASS ME NOT (1)
2/6/2024

"Pass me not, O gentle Savior,/ Hear my humble cry,/ While on others Thou art calling,/ Do not pass ... More >>
 

A BEAUTIFUL PRAYER (3)
2/5/2024

"As he prayed there alone in such deep agony,/ It was a most beautiful pray'r;/ Just to think His g ... More >>
 

A BEAUTIFUL PRAYER (2)
2/4/2024

"You can catch the sad tone of His voice as he said,/ 'Thy will not my own must be done;'/ As a lam ... More >>
 

A BEAUTIFUL PRAYER (1)
2/3/2024

"In the Bible we read of a beautiful pray'r,/ A pray'r sent to heaven above;/ it was prayed by a he ... More >>
 

BE WITH ME, LORD (4)
2/2/2024

"Be with me, Lord, when loneliness o'er takes me,/ When I must weep amid the first of pain,/ And wh ... More >>
 

BE WITH ME, LORD (3)
2/1/2024

"Be with me, Lord! No other gift or blessing/ Thou couldst bestow could with this one compare--/ A ... More >>
 

BE WITH ME, LORD (2)
1/31/2024

"Be with me, Lord, and then if dangers threaten,/ If storms of trial burst above my head,/ If lashi ... More >>
 

BE WITH ME, LORD (1)
1/30/2024

"Be with me, Lord, I cannot live without Thee,/ I dare not try to take one step alone,/ I cannot be ... More >>
 

MY GOD AND I (3)
1/29/2024

"My God and I will go for aye together,/ we'll walk and talk as good friends should and do;/ this e ... More >>
 

MY GOD AND I (2)
1/28/2024

"He tells me of the years that went before me,/ when heav'nly plans were made for me to be,/ when a ... More >>
 

MY GOD AND I (1)
1/27/2024

"My God and I go in the field together,/ we walk and talk as good friends should and do;/ we clasp ... More >>