Best Family Devotionals

August 21, 2023 Concordia Publishing House

Whether you are winding down at bedtime, embarking on a road trip, or seeking reassurance during a hard time, it’s important to spend time with God as a family. Check out the following list of recommended devotionals for all age groups.

Devotionals for Kids

Little Visits at BedtimeLittle-Visits-Bedtime

Little Visits at Bedtime helps your child make a smooth transition from a busy day to bedtime. Together, you and your child can focus your thoughts and conversations on the blessings of your day and God’s gifts to you.  

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Little-VisitsLittle Visits with Jesus: 25th Anniversary Edition

These engaging devotions make “Jesus time” the best part of the day, helping children draw closer to their Savior as they learn more about His love and grace.

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Portals of Prayer for Kids: Daily DevotionsPortals-of-Prayer-Kids

Portals of Prayer for Kids: Daily Devotions provides the structure for dedicated time to learn about Jesus and to grow closer together as a family. Adults can read the devotions to younger children, and older children can read them on their own.

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My Devotions

My-DevotionsIn these relatable, can’t-put-down quarterly devotionals, kids learn that God is there for them every minute of every day. Perfect for personal, family, or classroom use, My Devotions will nurture your child’s faith with Bible reading and activities.

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Happy TimesHappy-Times

Published six times a year, Happy Times provides stories, hands-on crafts, songs, and kid-friendly recipes for faith-filled family fun. Happy Times includes goals and hints for parents and caregivers to facilitate learning and spiritual growth. Children love getting mail, so send them some Happy Times!

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Devotionals for Teens

Words of Strength and Promise: Devotions for Youth

Words-of-Strength-DevotionsSometimes it might be uncomfortable for youth to go to a trusted adult or a pastor about certain topics. Give the youth in your life 70 different devotions on topics they either already need or will need guidance on in the future. 

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This Faith Is Mine: Reflections on Luther’s Catechism

This-Faith-Is-Mine-1Help your teens see how their faith is a relevant and vital part of their daily life with This Faith Is Mine. This book is designed to help teens develop a fuller understanding of God’s Word and Luther’s Small Catechism. Topics discussed include The Apostles’ Creed, The Ten Commandments, The Lord’s Prayer, Holy Baptism, and Holy Communion.

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Teens Pray: Conversations with God

Teens-Pray-1This revision of a classic bestseller remains faithful to the invitation and command from God to pray—to share one’s thoughts and words, needs and desires, with their heavenly Father; to praise, give thanks, and seek forgiveness. This book features 87 prayers to help stimulate Christian youth in their conversations with God. Topics include forgiveness, patience, guidance, holidays, and school. 

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Devotionals for Families

On-the-Go PrayersOn-the-Go-Prayers-1

Perfect to read aloud by the parents in the driver’s seat before driving away or your child in the back seat, these prayers remind families that we should at all times give praise to the Lord. 

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Family Time: A Collection of 98 Bible Stories and Devotions

Family-TimeCenter your family time around meaningful devotions on biblical accounts. With beautiful illustrations to accompany every account, your child can learn important lessons from the Old and New Testaments while also understanding how they apply to their lives.

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Minute Messages: Gospel-Filled Devotions for Every OccasionMinute-Messages-1

Keep the perfect devotional that keeps up with your busy life right at your side with Minute Messages. Packed with meaningful, one-page devotions by Rev. Dr. Matthew Richard, you’ll find something for any moment of your life.

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Devotionals for Parents

Blessings and Prayers for Parents: A Devotional Companion


For parents of all ages with children of all ages, Blessings and Prayers for Parents points readers to our heavenly Father as the only perfect parent and speaks to parents who need to hear God’s specific words of forgiveness and grace. Tuck this small devotional in a pocket or a purse to take with you wherever you are for whenever you need a word of encouragement.

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Blessings and Prayers for Men: A Devotional Companion

Blessings-Prayers-Men-1A pocket-size devotional resource for men to use when meditating on God’s Word, Blessings and Prayers offers a suggested order for devotions based on the Daily Office. This devotional also includes daily prayers, Psalms, hymns and canticles, Scripture readings, and a brief summary of the Christian faith.

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Godly Moms: Strength from the Inside OutGodly-Moms-1

Where does your strength come from? Your heavenly Father supplies you with what you need  each day. This collection of 45 devotions provides words of encouragement and a warm reminder of God’s promise and provision in motherhood. 

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