LIFE Runners Devotions – audio and authors at liferunners.org/authors

26 Aug Matthew 25:12 (Unprepared)

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Guest Authors schedule. LIFE Minute radio. "Amen, I say to you, I do not know you." ~ Matthew 25:12 (full readings) Steve's Reflections: Today's Gospel is the parable of the 10 virgins; 5...

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25 Aug Mt 24:46 (the work of the Master) by Paul Borchard

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Guest Authors schedule. LIFE Minute radio. “Blessed is that servant whom his master on his arrival finds doing [the work of the master].” ~ Mt. 24:46 (full readings) Paul's Reflections: When we live...

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24 Aug Psalm 145:10 (Surrendering to God)

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Guest Authors schedule. LIFE Minute radio. "All your works give you thanks, LORD, and your faithful bless you." ~ Psalm 145:10 (full readings) Pat's Reflections: Without humility, we are no good to God,...

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22 Aug Matthew 23:13 (To Lead You Must Follow)

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Guest Authors schedule. LIFE Minute radio. "Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, you hypocrites. You lock the kingdom of heaven before human beings. You do not enter yourselves, nor do you allow...

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19 Aug Matthew 22:37 (All In)

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Guest Authors schedule. LIFE Minute radio. "You shall love the Lord, your God, with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind." ~ Matt 22:37 (full readings) Steve's Reflections:...

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18 Aug Mt 22:3-4 (Christ’s Invitation) by Beth Bubik

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Guest Authors schedule. LIFE Minute radio. "Tell those invited: “Behold, I have prepared my banquet, my calves and fattened cattle are killed, and everything is ready; come to the feast.” Some ignored...

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17 Aug Mt 20:16 (Last but not Least) by Kathryn Lopez

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Guest Authors schedule. LIFE Minute radio. "[T]he last will be first, and the first will be last.” ~ Mt 20:16 (full readings) .  Kathryn's reflections: God, our God, He is so good. I am...

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15 Aug Revelations 11:19 (The Third Ark)

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Guest Authors schedule. LIFE Minute radio. .  "Then God's temple in heaven was opened, and the ark of his covenant could be seen in the temple." ~ Revelations 11:19 (full readings) .  Rich's reflections: Today's Scripture...

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12 Aug Joshua 24:13 (Your House)

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Guest Authors schedule. LIFE Minute radio. "I gave you a land which you had not tilled and cities which you had not built, to dwell in; you have eaten of vineyards and...

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11 Aug Joshua 3:9-10 (Listen to God) by Kevin Grillot

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Guest Authors schedule. LIFE Minute radio. “Come here and listen to the words of the LORD, your God. This is how you will know that there is a living God in your...

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10 Aug 2 Cor 9:7 (Give Hope…Save Lives!) by Lindsey Bachman

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Guest Authors schedule. LIFE Minute radio. "Each must do as already determined, without sadness or compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver." ~ 2 Cor 9:7 (full readings) Lindsey's Reflections: I am inspired...

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08 Aug Deuteronomy 10:20 (Fear the Lord)

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Guest Authors schedule. LIFE Minute radio. "The Lord, your God, shall you fear, and him shall you serve; hold fast to him and swear by his name." ~ Deuteronomy 10:20 (full readings) Rich's Reflections: In...

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05 Aug Matthew 16:24 (Forget You)

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Guest Authors schedule. LIFE Minute radio. "Whoever wishes to come after me must deny himself, take up his cross, and follow me." ~ Matthew 16:24 (full readings) Steve's Reflections: Self-denial may be one...

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03 Aug Matt 15:22 (Pity turned to Sacrifices)

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Guest Authors schedule. LIFE Minute radio. . "Have pity on me, Lord, Son of David! My daughter is tormented...

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02 Aug Matthew 14:27 (Leap of Faith!)

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Upcoming Guest Authors. "At once (Jesus) spoke to them, 'Take courage, it is I; do not be afraid.'" Matthew 14:27 (full readings) .  Rob Reflections: Whenever I read about courage, I am reminded that courage is...

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01 Aug Numbers 11:15 (What’s Your Limit?)

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Upcoming Guest Authors. "If this is the way you will deal with me, then please do me the favor of killing me at once, so that I need no longer face this...

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29 Jul (Do you believe this?)

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Guest Authors. LIFE Minute radio. "Yes, Lord. I have come to believe that you are the Messiah, the Son of God, the one who is coming into the world." ~ John 11:27...

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28 Jul Exodus 40:16 (His commands) by Leslie Soell

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB).  Guest Authors schedule.  LIFE Minute radio. “Moses did exactly as the Lord had commanded him.” Exodus 40:16 (full readings) Leslie's Reflections: Are we doing everything just as the Lord commanded?How do we know?If we...

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27 Jul Rom 8:14-15 (The Spirit of Adoption) by Daria Monroe

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB).  Guest Authors.  LIFE Minute (radio). “For all who are led by the Spirit of God are sons of God. For you did not receive the spirit of slavery to fall back into fear,...

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25 Jul Matthew 20:26-27 (Service Before Self)

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Upcoming Guest Authors. "Whoever wishes to be great among you shall be your servant; whoever wishes to be first among you shall be your slave." ~ Matthew 20:26-27 (full readings) Rich's Reflections: In today's Gospel,...

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22 Jul John 20:18 (Testimony)

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Upcoming Guest Authors. "I have seen the Lord." ~ John 20:18 (full readings) Steve's Reflections: Today is the memorial of Mary Magdalene one of the revered disciples of Christ in the Bible. Mary...

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21 Jul Matt 13:14-15 (Listen Up!) by Jean Noon

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Upcoming Guest Authors. "In them is fulfilled the prophecy of Isaiah: 'You will be ever hearing but never understanding; you will be ever seeing but never perceiving. For this people’s heart has become calloused;...

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20 Jul Matt 13:7-9 (Rich Soil) by Whitney Compton

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Upcoming Guest Authors. "Some seed fell among thorns, and the thorns grew up and choked it. But some seed fell on rich soil, and produced fruit a hundred or sixty or thirtyfold. Whoever had...

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18 Jul Exodus 14:12 (Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death)

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Upcoming Guest Authors. "Far better for us to be the slaves of the Egyptians than to die in the desert." ~ Exodus 14:12 (full readings) Rich's Reflections: Patrick Henry said, "Give me liberty or give...

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15 Jul Exodus 10:27 (Obstinate)

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). "But the Lord made Pharaoh obstinate...

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14 Jul Matt 11:28-30 (Arms Wide Open!) by Lisa Skowron

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). "Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart,...

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13 Jul Matt 11:25 (Revealed to Children) by Brenda Ferrie

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). At that time Jesus said, "I praise You, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that You have hidden these things from the wise and intelligent and have revealed them to infants." ~...

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13 Jul Matt 11:25 (Revealed to Children) by Brenda Ferrie

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). At that time Jesus said, "I praise You, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that You have hidden these things from the wise and intelligent and have revealed them to infants." ~...

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11 Jul Exodus 1:22 (Abort Unjust Law)

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). "Pharaoh then commanded all his subjects, 'Throw into the river every boy that is born to the Hebrews, but you may let all the girls live.'" (full readings) Rich's Reflections: Today there exists...

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08 Jul Matthew 10:16 (Pilgrims)

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). “Behold, I am sending you like sheep in the midst of wolves; so be shrewd as serpents and simple as doves.” Matthew 10:16 (full readings) Steve's Reflections: Jesus' words ring like a general...

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08 Jul Matthew 10:16 (Pilgrims)

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). “Behold, I am sending you like sheep in the midst of wolves; so be shrewd as serpents and simple as doves.” Matthew 10:16 (full readings) Steve's Reflections: Jesus' words ring like a general...

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07 Jul Mark 2:29 (Sabbath walk) by Diane Overmann

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). "You are not made for the Sabbath; the Sabbath is made for you.” Mark 2:29 (full readings) Diane's Reflections: Having recently read Sabbath: Finding Rest, Renewal, and Delight in our Busy Lives by...

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06 Jul Gen 42:22 (walk in the Light!) by Melody Stefanson

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Reuben replied “Didn’t I tell you not to sin against the boy? But you wouldn’t listen. Now we must give an accounting for his blood.” Genesis 42:22 (full readings) Melody's Reflections: This passage...

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05 Jul Matthew 9:37-38 (Holy Labor)

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). "Then He said to His disciples, 'The harvest is abundant but the laborers are few; so ask the master of the harvest to send out laborers for his harvest.'" Matthew 9:37-38 (full...

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04 Jul Genesis 28:18-19 (Bethels)

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). "Early the next morning Jacob took the stone that he had put under his head, set it up as a memorial stone, and poured oil on top of it. He called that...

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01 Jul 1 John 4:16 (Sacred Heart)

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). "God is love, and whoever remains in love remains in God and God in him." 1 John 4:16 (full readings) Steve's Reflections: The ancient devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus and...

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01 Jul 1 John 4:16 (Sacred Heart)

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). "God is love, and whoever remains in love remains in God and God in him." 1 John 4:16 (full readings) Steve's Reflections: The ancient devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus and...

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29 Jun 2 Tim 4:17 (3 days!) by Alexandra Szameit

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). "The Lord stood by me and gave me strength, so that through me the proclamation might be completed and all the Gentiles might hear it. And I was rescued from the lion’s...

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27 Jun Genesis 18:22 (Intercessory Prayer)

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). "While the two men walked on farther toward Sodom, the Lord remained standing before Abraham." Genesis 18:22 (full readings) Rich's Reflections: Throughout my day I am often given unexpected opportunities to pray: waiting...

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23 Jun Matthew 7:21 (The Pebble) by Clark Sowers

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). "Not everyone who says to me, “Lord, Lord,” will enter into the kingdom of Heaven, but only the one who does the will of my Father in Heaven." Matthew 7:21 (full readings) Clark's...

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22 Jun Genesis 15:2 (first baby photo!)

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). "O Lord GOD, what good will your gifts be, if I keep on being childless...

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22 Jun Genesis 15:2 (first baby photo!)

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). "O Lord GOD, what good will your gifts be, if I keep on being childless...

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20 Jun Matthew 7:1 (Judge so as to Love)

 Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). "Stop judging, that you may not be judged." Matthew 7:1 (full readings) Rich's Reflections: In today's Gospel, we are told not to judge others, or we will have the same verdict passed on...

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17 Jun 2 Cor 11:30 (In Christ)

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). "If I must boast, I will boast of the things that show my weakness." 2 Cor 11:30 (full readings) Steve's Reflections: Are you hidden in Christ (Col. 3:3)? I have been reflecting...

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16 Jun Matt 6:8-9 (Adopted by God!) by Stephanie Kemp

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). "Your Father knows what you need before you ask Him. This is how you are to pray." Matthew 6:8-9 (full readings) Stephanie's Reflections: Today's Gospel is about the fundamental and quintessential prayer of...

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15 Jun 2 Cor 9:6,8 (Ran across America) by Jeff Grabosky

Welcome God today with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). "Consider this: whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and whoever sows bountifully will also reap bountifully. Moreover, God is able to make every grace abundant for you, so that in all...

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13 Jun Matthew 5:41 (Going the Extra Mile)

Welcome God today with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). "Should anyone press you into service for one mile, go with him for two miles." Matthew 5:41 (full readings) Rich's Reflections: As a runner, the selected scripture in today's Gospel rings home with...

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10 Jun John 21:17 (Feed My Sheep)

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). (Jesus) said to him, "Feed my sheep." John 21:17 (full readings) Steve's Reflections: Today's Gospel is a beautiful exchange between the Risen Christ and Peter on a beach. After breakfast Jesus speaks...

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