<img height="1" width="1" style="display:none" src="https://www.facebook.com/tr?id=1758373551078632&amp;ev=PageView&amp;noscript=1">

Adding Color to Your Devotion Time with Portals of Prayer

There's something about putting pen, or pencil, to paper while studying that helps reinforce our memory. This is true whether you're taking notes in a meeting, in the classroom, or studying Scripture.

One of our favorite ways to spend time in the Word each day is with Portals of Prayer. Taking a cue from our friends at Visual Faith Ministry, we've found that putting pen (or colored pencils) to a blank calendar while spending time with our Portals has helped reinforce what we are learning during our devotion time. It might be a simple word that is highlighted, or an elaborate Scripture doodle focused on the main point of the devotion. Either way, it's taking our daily devotion and going deeper. And, at the end of the month, we have a wonderful calendar with visual reminders of God's great care for us.

We've created special calendars for the current issue of Portals of Prayer. Click below to download!

Download July Calendar

Download August Calendar

Download September Calendar

PS: If you are on Instagram, tag @portalsofprayer so we can see your beautiful images!

 

 

 

Written by

Elizabeth Pittman

Elizabeth Pittman is the manager of public relations and CGO at Concordia Publishing House. She received degrees from Valparaiso University and the University of Missouri School of Law. It should come as no surprise that Elizabeth is passionate about sharing the love of Jesus. Her life is very busy raising three active young boys with her husband.

Featured

cleaning-out-clutter-this-lent

Cleaning Out Clutter This Lent

This Lent, clean out your house and deepen your faith, all in one fell swoop. But before you fully dive in, let's go into it with the right...

how-to-mentor-when-you-both-have-baggage

How to Mentor When You Both Have Baggage

We have a built-in baggage handler. He never asks us to carry the burden for others; He asks that we lead them to Him so He can carry them.

good-samaritan-blog-post

Teaching Parables: Three Levels of the Good Samaritan

Jesus’ parable of the Good Samaritan is a well-known, well-used, but often misunderstood piece of Scripture. Use these teaching techniques...

Latest

propers-purple

Devotion about Temptation for the First Sunday in Lent

Today’s Gospel is about Jesus’ temptation in the wilderness after He was baptized. We read about it with a devotion from Jesus and the...

feasts-festivals-commemorations-purple

Devotion Commemorating Martyrs Perpetua and Felicitas

Today we remember martyrs Perpetua and Felicitas, who were killed in Rome in the third century.

propers-gray

Ash Wednesday Devotion about the Source of Our Righteousness

On this penitential day, we recognize that the consequence of our sin is death, and it is only through Jesus that we can gain eternal life.