Week 35 Monday

Heavenly Food Today’s scripture selection: Numbers 9-12 Key verses: Numbers 11:6 The people in the desert were hungry.  So they asked God to provide.  And He did.  It was called “manna” and it was, literally, heaven-sent. At first, everything was fine.  Then human nature kicked in. “The rabble with them began to crave other food,… Continue reading Week 35 Monday

Week 35 Sunday

Not Even Death Today’s scripture selection: John 10-12 Key Verses: John 11:11 Jesus told them, “Our friend Lazarus has fallen asleep; but I am going there to wake him up.” Like so often, Jesus’ followers didn’t understand. They didn’t understand how the events which were unfolding were all part of a great divine plan; they… Continue reading Week 35 Sunday

Week 34 Saturday

Count On It Today’s scripture selection: First Timothy 4-6 Key verses: First Timothy 4:9-10      We all need something we can count on. We need to have a secure foundation; something upon which we can boldly and confidently stake our claim. For some, that is a belief in a particular political party. For others, it… Continue reading Week 34 Saturday

Week 34 Friday

Unfaithfulness and Redemption Today’s scripture selection: Hosea 1-7 Key verses: Hosea 1:2 “Go; take to yourself an adulterous wife and children of unfaithfulness, because the land is guilty of the vilest adultery in departing from the LORD.” The prophets had a hard job to do, to say the least.  Often they were called to bring… Continue reading Week 34 Friday

Week 34 Thursday

Plans and Purpose Today’s scripture selection: Proverbs 19 Key verse: Proverbs 19:21 “Many are the plans in a man’s heart, but it is the LORD’S purpose that prevails.” We all make plans – one way or another – some better thought out than others. Some come to fruition; others never see the light of day.… Continue reading Week 34 Thursday

Week 34 Wednesday

Watch What You Watch Today’s scripture selection: Psalms 99-101 Key verses: Psalm 101:2b-3 “I will walk in my house with blameless heart.  I will set before my eyes no vile thing.” Have you ever thought about all the visual stimuli to which you are exposed every single day?  How about that to which you expose… Continue reading Week 34 Wednesday

Week 34 Tuesday

Established by God Today’s scripture selection: First Chronicles 10-14 Key verse: First Chronicles 14:2 “And David knew that the LORD had established him as king over Israel and that his kingdom had been highly exalted for the sake of his people Israel.” How do you know when you’ve “made it” to the top? What are… Continue reading Week 34 Tuesday

Week 34 Monday

The Blessing Today’s scripture selection: Numbers 5-8 Key verses: Numbers 6:24-26 It’s funny the things that you remember; that stick in your mind as you grow older. My father was a minister; a hospital chaplain for most of his career.  I don’t remember when I first heard him say it; or how often – but… Continue reading Week 34 Monday

Week 34 Sunday

Whose Fault Is It? Today’s scripture selection: John 7-9 Key Verses: John 9:1-3 Jesus and his disciples were going about their business when they came upon a man blind from birth. The disciples asked him, “Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he was born blind?” Jesus told them it wasn’t anybody’s fault. … Continue reading Week 34 Sunday

Week 33 Saturday

The Worst Sinner Today’s scripture selection: First Timothy 1-3 Key verse: First Timothy 1:15      There’s nothing like a little humility.      The apostle Paul, whom some would call the greatest apostle, was – at one time in his life – anything but humble. He was proud of his lineage; proud of his education; proud… Continue reading Week 33 Saturday