Daily Devotionals


Yael Eckstein blessing Yehudit, an elderly woman in Israel, with a food delivery

We Are Only Successful as God Wills

August 7, 2022
Yet we have to put our efforts into the proper perspective. We are only as successful as God wills us to be.
Yael Eckstein and Bishop Lanier, who together with The Fellowship bless God's people

Plan Humbly for the Future

August 5, 2022
But we need to plan humbly for the future, always remembering that whatever we plan, it’s all dependent on what God wants.

Trust in God’s Plan for Good

August 4, 2022
No matter how wicked Moab was and how much they deserved to be punished, God’s plan for the future meant that they must be spared. Moses needed to trust in God’s plan for good, as do we.
Mount Scopus in Jerusalem in 1900

Who Says Easier Is Better?

August 3, 2022
Despite the difficulties and struggles they faced — some of which we still face today in Israel — their hearts were full and their lives were meaningful. Who says easier is better?
Yael Eckstein at Chicago office of the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews

The Opinions of Others

August 2, 2022
He had full faith that he was doing what God called him to do and he knew that judgment belonged to God alone.
Yael Eckstein embracing elderly Jewish woman

Coming from a Source of Love

August 1, 2022
Because when people know that a command or rebuke is coming from a source of love, they are willing and eager to heed it.

The Seeds We Have Sowed

July 31, 2022
True, the seeds we have sowed have borne much fruit. Today Israel is a beautiful country with a thriving economy.

Be On Guard Against Gossip

July 29, 2022
We must be on guard against gossip and prevent the spread of damaging speech that threatens the peace between neighbors.

Faith for Their Own Journey

July 28, 2022
Future generations would be able to look back and appreciate how God sustained Israel along the way and would gain faith for their own journey ahead as well.

The Spiritual Fallout of Our Anger

July 27, 2022
Righteous people tend to get angry for the best of reasons. But even when our anger is sparked for good reasons, there can be spiritual fallout.
Katerina Palamerchuk, age 94, Yael Eckstein kneels in front of and holds hands of elderly woman wearing multiple layers of clothing and yellow scarf on her head,

The Seriousness of a Broken Promise

July 26, 2022
When a man makes a vow to the LORD or takes an oath to obligate himself by a pledge, he must not br

As Role Models for the Community

July 25, 2022
The message is as clear as it is relevant to our leaders today. As role models for the community, leaders have a greater responsibility to follow God’s commands.

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