365 Gospel-Centered Devotions for the Whole Year
Mornings can be tough. Sometimes, a hearty breakfast and strong cup of coffee just aren’t enough. Offering more than a rush of caffeine, best-selling author Paul David Tripp wants to energize you with the most potent encouragement imaginable: the gospel.
Forget light, feel-good devotional thoughts — Tripp knows what a believer really needs is an encounter with the living God. Then we’ll be prepared to trust in God’s goodness, rely on his grace, and live for his glory each and every day.
“We have always resonated with Robert Robinson’s hymn ‘Come Thou Fount,’ especially the line, ‘Prone to wander—Lord, I feel it—prone to leave the God I love.’ We feel the pull daily away from God’s goodness and toward a pursuit of our own, away from God’s gracious acceptance and toward the exhausting, impossible weight of trying to tip the scales in our favor. We are grateful to God that Paul has written this devotional to help, in Robinson’s words, seal our hearts for God’s courts above. If you’re prone to wander, this book is for you.” -— Matt Chandler, Pastor, The Village Church, Dallas, Texas
“Each day, these devotions offer a gospel-filled story along with a challenge and application for our daily lives. These passages of Scripture paired with hope-filled messages from Paul are a great way to learn more about the message of the gospel and the man Jesus Christ.” -— Perry Noble, Senior Pastor, NewSpring Church, Anderson, South Carolina
About the Author
Paul David Tripp is a pastor, author and conference speaker, laboring to connect the transforming power of Jesus Christ to everyday life. This vision has led Paul to write 20 books on Christian living and relationships. His driving passion is to help people understand how the gospel of Jesus Christ speaks with practical hope into all the things people experience in this broken world.
Paul was born in Toledo, Ohio, and his parents had recently come to faith in Christ and were very excited about parenting as believers. Even though the Tripp’s were committed to having daily family worship and attending church whenever the doors were open, Paul’s family was not without significant struggle. God used these experiences to build in Paul a desire to see the Gospel applied to the realities of life in a fallen world.
Paul attended Columbia Bible College (now Columbia International University) and majored in Bible and Christian Education. He went on to receive his M.Div from the Reformed Episcopal Seminary and his D.Min in Biblical Counseling from Westminster Theological Seminary.
Throughout his life, Paul has planted a church, founded a Christian school, wrote worship songs and toured with a Christian band. He was a faculty member at the Christian Counseling and Educational Foundation (CCEF) for many years, a lecturer in Biblical Counseling at Westminster Theological Seminary, a Visiting Professor at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and a pastor at Tenth Presbyterian Church.
Paul launched his own ministry in 2006. With a pastor’s heart for pastors, he is also the Executive Director of The Center for Pastoral Life and Care.
He lives in Philadelphia and is hopelessly in love with his wife, Luella. They have four grown children.