Reading Christian devotional books on a daily basis is by far one of the best ways to start or end your day. Not only can you read it at any time of the day, but it also makes you feel more connected with God! While some people have already started reading devotionals on the first day of the year, it’s not too late for you to start if you feel the need to!
And just like with any other thing, it’s good if you stick to a schedule. This way, you’ll be sure to stay on track. Also, it might give you a sense of accomplishment if you read each page one by one.
The whole point is that, by reading devotionals, you will visibly upgrade your life. Even more, if you read them on the first moment of your waking hours, it will give you direction and help you keep that right mindset as you start your day. Are you ready? Let’s talk about 20 of the best Christian daily devotionals that I highly recommend to you:
Devotional no. 1: “The one Year Uncommon Life Daily Challenge”
One of the most popular coaches of American Football is Tony Dungy. But he is also a writer, as he authored the best-selling book, “The One Year Uncommon Life Daily Challenge.”
The book has 365 inspiring and insightful reflections on how to live the best possible life, with honor, integrity, purpose, influence, and spirituality.
The book welcomes you to step out of your comfort zone, and become the best version of yourself with the help of God.
Devotional no. 2: “Trusting God day by day”
Joyce Meyer is a renowned international speaker and dynamic author, with one of her best ever written books: “Trusting God Day by Day”.
The book comes with lots of practical advice and insights on how we can improve our lives for God, and change our promises to us. The tips that I’ve read in this book are very easy to follow and apply in your everyday life.
The most important lesson you’ll learn from this book is where our trust should be placed. We all know quite well that the world wants us to put our trust in riches, success, and position, but God has called us to trust in Him instead.
Devotional no. 3: “New Morning Mercies: A Daily Gospel Devotional”
If you were looking for 365 Gospel-centered daily devotions, you will definitely love this book. Paul Tripp is famous for his encouraging and powerful writing, as it helped a lot of people, giving them hope and strength.
In this book, in particular, you won’t just have a more energized morning routine, but you will also feel great satisfaction reading the Word of God.
The book will help you prepare your life for God’s goodness, trust His mercy, and most importantly, rely on His unfailing grace and live in His presence every single day for the rest of your life.
Devotional no.4: “The One Year Daily Moments of Strength: Inspiration for Men”
This is a devotional that is especially written for men. “The One Year Daily Moments of Strength” is focusing on helping men experience a more intimate, powerful, and deeper connection with God each day.
The book has lots of helpful verses from the Bible, practical advice, and insightful explanations. These concepts are covering a wide array of life’s issues and help you with the needed applications on how to cope with life through God’s help.
Devotional no. 5: “God Hears Her: 365 Devotions for Women by Women”
When you’re in the middle of a difficult life situation, and you only feel like you are encountering trouble and trials, it’s nice to see that someone has your back, it’s not just anybody, but our Heavenly Father!
In “God Hears Her”, you will understand how close God is to His children. He always listens to your prayer. He knows all the intent and content of your heart. All of it. He’s the first to notice you when you laugh and cry. He’s the One that reassures you that life is still beautiful, no matter the twists and turns.
Devotional no. 6: “Grace for the Moment”
“Grace for the Moment” is written by one of the most influential and popular Christian authors nowadays, Max Lucado. His book has been already read by millions of people around the world.
Here, Max Lucado describes the great help and undying hope that we have in God. These devotionals are also inspired by the author’s life, so if you decide to read it, you can be sure that your time with God is greatly enhanced with this book.
Devotional no. 7: “God Every Day”
This book has many practical, thought-provoking, and modern devotionals. The author of the book, Mike Lutz, provides his readers with powerful and optimistic insights that are inspired by God’s Word.
As he says, it’s not enough to hear God’s word at every church service. Just like we eat physical food, we also need to eat spiritually, and God Every Day will give you the needed dose of healthy spirituality.
Devotional no.8: “A Daily Invitation to Friendship with God”
This book is fascinating for its dynamic, and how well it describes God’s purpose, power, creativity, and wisdom.
Bill Johnson is creative in sharing his powerful and profound quotes, that will definitely transform the way you’re viewing life. And if you’re facing any trials today, you’ll appreciate his message even more.
Devotional no. 9: “Restoration Year”
The author of this book is a counselor and teacher. John Eldredge wrote this book as a gift of words and wisdom for everyone that has a hard time LIVING life.
The book discusses how humanity lost its identity, how many of us might have lost our purposes, but also blessings, from the moment we fell from Eden.
By reading this book, you’ll learn how to restore these things that you once lost and become a better Christian every day.
Devotional no. 10: “God’s Promises Every Day”
Jack Countryman has lots of creative ideas, and above all, boundless energy and enthusiasm that you will definitely get as well after reading his book!
God’s Promises Every Day is focused on how God’s faithfulness will NEVER fade away. Also, it speaks about how God will keep all His promises in your life, and give you the necessary strength when you’re facing trials.
Devotional no.11: “#Staymarried: A Couples Devotional”
By having a strong marriage, you need to actively make intentional and conscious efforts. Both you and your significant other. Marriage doesn’t just happen.
Not those that really last, at least. Marriages that really last need faith, time, and commitment. This book discusses about issues that include intimacy, finances, trust, and many other things. Also, it has up-to-date research and many biblical principles that will help you improve your marriage.
Devotional no. 12: “A Look at Life from a Deer Stand Devotional”
Steve Chapman, as you might have guessed already, is a hunting lover who’s also providing biblical insights from a viewpoint you’ve never heard before.
He has a gift, and that’s for sure, and thank God he’s sharing it with us! Each devotion begins with a beautiful scripture and then is closed with a powerful prayer.
The readers of this book will soon realize how blessed they are because they’ve learned how biblical wisdom is applied, are delighted by the author’s humor, and be thrilled by the adventure of hunting!
Devotional no. 13: “Unto the Hills”
Bill Graham is a famous name among Christians and even non-Christians. So it’s not hard to understand why many people liked this book. “Unto the Hills” will provide you with 365 meditations to achieve serenity, courage, and inspiration in your life.
Devotional no. 14: “Unshakeable”
“Unshakeable” is an extremely powerful devotional, that testifies how big God is over our fears, concerns, and issues. Christine Caine, when she wrote the book, had to work very hard and learn from her own lessons, in order to give her readers the courage they need to go through anything.
As you will learn after reading this book, everything in this world can be shaken, but with the help of God, we can become unshakeable.
Devotional no. 15: “Our Best Life Together”
Joel Osteen alongside his wife has become by far one of the most popular pastors in the U.S. today. If you are in a relationship, whether new or old, you need to read this book. It is an amazing devotional that will help both partners understand each other, and how to live a life that is pleasing to God.