Life can become really busy, really quick. In the midst of these busy days many disciplines can be skipped. It could be anything from financial maintenance, to physical activity, to even our devotional times. However, there are steps we can take to still include these disciplines into our daily routine. For example, consider these simple steps for personal devotionals when time is limited.
- Get Up Early
Yes, getting up early may not be the most ideal solution. Still, it is an option and one worth considering if you prefer your devotional earlier than later. Remember, the hope is your busyness is temporary and so can being an early bird if needed.
- Consider a Devotional Guide
There are a host of devotional guides and books one can use. One of the best devotional released this year is Paul Tripp’s New Morning Mercies. It and others available for purchase, while others can be obtained for free. No matter what kind you use a devotional guide can offer a concentrated spiritual reflection as different topics are covered. Some devotionals even include recommended scripture passages to accompany the author’s thought.
- Less Can Be More
So even if you don’t know what to read, a devotional guide can make for some great suggestions. This is because it’s important to be in prayer and in God’s word daily. Yet this does not mean we have to read large chunks of scripture. In fact, smaller portions may be more powerful. Continue reading “Always Time For A Devotional”