When you’re having a bad week, sometimes it’s easier to throw in the towel and accept defeat. However, as someone who has the strength of the Lord behind them, defeat isn’t an option. When you can’t find the encouragement you need to get through a rough week, read through these inspirational daily devotionals to find guidance. No matter how tough it’s been, these wise words can give you the strength to get through the day.
Having a Bad Day? This post explains how shifting your focus away from yourself and toward Jesus can transform your outlook on life. When you look toward what gives you strength – your faith – rather than your troubles, what looked like a bad day can feel like a blessed experience.
Go Where God Goes. With a reassurance that wherever we go, God is there, this devotional can perk up your week with the knowledge that you aren’t alone. Sometimes, it takes a reminder to remember that God guides our every footstep.
Loving When It’s Inconvenient – Encouragement for Today. This message explaining how a small consideration changed one woman’s day offers encouragement and guidance. The writer discusses the dangers of stereotyping, and the benefits of expressing love to fellow children of God.
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The Power Within. This devotion is a comfort to those in the midst of a struggle who feel they have done all they could do to conquer it. The piece explains the importance of Christ’s power working through you to obtain peace in your life, rather than leaning only on your own strength.
Resource: 60-Day 'Stand with God' Devotional
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When You Feel Like Giving Up. This writer explains her personal challenges, including losing her mother to cancer, then helps readers find the strength to live happily in an unhappy world.
A Prayer to Help You Know God’s Delight in You. Just the reminder that God delights in you is a comfort, but this writer explains how you can see that delight and use it to transform your week.
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How to Rise Above the Terrible-No-Good-Very-Bad-Day. This very personal devotional can show you how it’s possible to choose joy, even when things aren’t going as they should. Her words in this post are a reminder that whatever you face, it is well within your soul.
Reading these devotionals can help you find the strength you need to fight another week. Sometimes, just the reminder of how a fellow Christian conquers their trials can inspire you to find daily joy.
Find Positive Ways to Wind-Down
Reading inspirational daily devotionals is one way to help you overcome the challenges of a tough week. Some like to wind-down from a tough week with a movie, but most mainstream films bring negativity and sadness into your mind, rather than the peace that passes all understanding.
That doesn't mean you have to give up relaxing with a movie. Fill your mind with the love of Christ and films of encouragement with PureFlix.com's offerings of faith-filled and inspirational film selections.