Week 51 God is Always Available to Us

By Elizabeth Yeamans Simrell (Guest Blogger) Week 51 Scripture Readings: Deuteronomy 29-31 Key Scripture Verses: Deuteronomy 30: 11-14 (NIV, Life Application Bible) “Now what I am commanding you today is not too difficult for you or beyond your reach. It is not up to heaven, so that you have to ask, ‘Who will ascend into… Continue reading Week 51 God is Always Available to Us

Week 48 Beware of the Ungodly Priests and False Teachers

By Elizabeth Yeamans Simrell (Guest Blogger) Week 48 Scripture Readings: Malachi Key Scripture Verses: Malachi 2:7-8 (NIV, Life Application Bible) “‘For the lips of a priest ought to preserve knowledge, because he is the messenger of the Lord Almighty and people seek instruction from his mouth. But you have turned from the way and by… Continue reading Week 48 Beware of the Ungodly Priests and False Teachers

Week 41 Love and Discernment

By Elizabeth Yeamans Simrell (Guest Blogger) Week 41 Scripture Readings: Psalm 119 Key Scripture Verse: Psalm 119:125 (NIV, Life Application Bible) “I am your servant; give me discernment that I may understand your statutes.” Psalm 119 is a very long psalm and the commentary in my Bible says that it is a psalm that was… Continue reading Week 41 Love and Discernment

Week 29: The Way of the Fool

Week 29: The Way of the Fool Today’s Text: Proverbs 11-12 Key Text: Proverbs 12:15 “The way of the fool seems right to him, but a wise man listens to advice.” I once heard someone say something to the effect that “if advice worked, there would be no problems in the world.” I have often… Continue reading Week 29: The Way of the Fool

This Is My Prayer

Key Text: Philippians 1:9-11 And this is my prayer: that your love may abound more and more in knowledge and depth of insight, so that you may be able to discern what is best and may be pure and blameless for the day of Christ, filled with the fruit of righteousness that comes through Jesus… Continue reading This Is My Prayer

How to Develop Your Spiritual Gifts

Developing Your Spiritual Gifts Key Texts: Galatians 5:16-26 So I say, walk by the Spirit, and you will not gratify the desires of the flesh.  For the flesh desires what is contrary to the Spirit and the Spirit what is contrary to the flesh. They are in conflict with each other, so that you are… Continue reading How to Develop Your Spiritual Gifts

What Do You Have To Give?

Key Texts: Acts 3:1-10 One day Peter and John were going up to the temple at the time of prayer—at three in the afternoon. Now a man who was lame from birth was being carried to the temple gate called Beautiful, where he was put every day to beg from those going into the temple… Continue reading What Do You Have To Give?

Week 38 Tuesday

Choose Carefully Today’s scripture selection: Second Chronicles 1-5 Key verse: Second Chronicles 1:7 Do you know the TV game show named “Let’s Make A Deal”?  It features a simple gimmick that plays into people’s desire. The host shows the contestant three curtains.  He then invites the contestant to choose one.  Behind one there might be… Continue reading Week 38 Tuesday

Week 27 Thursday

An Unruly Woman Today’s scripture selection: Proverbs 8-9 Key verses: Proverbs 9:13-18      I know.  It’s not exactly “politically correct” to talk about “unruly” women.  But blame it on Proverbs – not me.      Actually, it’s not about women – or men – for that matter.  It’s about “folly.”      Now folly isn’t exactly a… Continue reading Week 27 Thursday