Week 30 Friday

Dry Bones Today’s scripture selection: Ezekiel 37-42 Key verse: Ezekiel 37:3 Dry; dusty; and very definitely dead – that described the vision of bones that the prophet saw before him. There is nothing quite so final; so void of hope than death – especially when it is graphically represented by not just one or two… Continue reading Week 30 Friday

Week 30 Thursday

This Little Light of Mine Today’s scripture selection: Proverbs 13 Key verse: Proverbs 13:9      One of my earliest memories of church life is singing a song called “This Little Light of Mine.”  Over the years I have led more children than I can remember in singing this same song.      If you’ve heard it,… Continue reading Week 30 Thursday

Week 30 Wednesday

Unbreakable Today’s scripture selection: Psalms 87-89 Key verse: Psalm 89:34 Life is full of things that are easily broken. That’s part of the harsh reality of the world… Commitments are broken Promises are broken Hearts are broken People are broken Even our relationship with God can be broken At least when it comes to our… Continue reading Week 30 Wednesday

Week 30 Tuesday

A Foolish Pride Today’s scripture selection: Second Kings 16-20 Key verses: Second Kings 16-20      King Hezekiah was going to die.  At least that was the word from Isaiah the prophet.  Fearful; broken; he appealed to God for mercy.  And he received it – another fifteen years of life.      His appeal was based on… Continue reading Week 30 Tuesday

Week 30 Monday

Be Holy Today’s scripture selection: Leviticus 19-21 Key verses: Leviticus 19:2 It may seem like a tall order, but there it is: “Be holy, because I, the LORD your God, am holy.” And the order was issued to not just the pious; not just the particularly religious, but the whole community – everyone. The people… Continue reading Week 30 Monday

Week 30 Sunday

Today Today’s scripture selection: Luke 23-24 Key Verses: Luke 23:43      One of the most poignant scenes in the entire Bible is that of Jesus hanging on the cross.  There beside him, on crosses of their own, are two criminals.  One is defiant; angry; bitter.  The other is repentant.  And he has one, and only… Continue reading Week 30 Sunday

Week 29 Saturday

Grace, With A Little Seasoning Today’s scripture selection: Colossians 3-4 Key verse: Colossians 4:6      I like how the apostle Paul says this to some of his fellow believers: “Let your conversation be always full of grace, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how to answer everyone.” He’s talking about more than just… Continue reading Week 29 Saturday

Week 29 Friday

No Longer Scattered Today’s scripture selection: Ezekiel 31-36 Key verse: Ezekiel 34:12 The image of a shepherd watching over his flock is an understandably popular one in the scriptures. Time and again we see it – a picture of either a good shepherd protecting the flock; or a lazy or corrupt one leaving them in… Continue reading Week 29 Friday

Week 29 Thursday

A Lightweight Heart Today’s scripture selection: Proverbs 11-12 Key verse: Proverbs 12:25      Do you ever feel “weighed down” – like you just can’t find the energy to do even the smallest thing, much less anything important?      If so, you may want to see if anxiety is the culprit. The Bible says, “Anxiety weighs… Continue reading Week 29 Thursday

Week 29 Wednesday

A Home For The Fragile Today’s scripture selection: Psalms 84-86 Key verse: Psalm 84:3 Most of us, whether we admit it or not, feel fragile now and then.  There are certainly times when we feel at the top of our game.  But there are other times when, for whatever reason, we feel like we need… Continue reading Week 29 Wednesday