Week 52 God’s Will Be Done

By Elizabeth Yeamans Simrell (Guest Blogger) Week 52 Scripture Readings: Esther 6-10 Key Scripture Verses: Esther 8:5-6, 8 (NIV, Life Application Bible) “ ‘If it pleases the king,’ she said, ‘and if he regards me with favor and thinks it the right thing to do, and it he is pleased with me, let an order… Continue reading Week 52 God’s Will Be Done

Week 49 Remembering God At All Times

By Elizabeth Yeamans Simrell (Guest Blogger) Week 49 Scripture Readings: Nehemiah 5-9 Key Scripture Verses: Nehemiah 9:33, 36-37 (NIV, Life Application Bible) “‘In all that has happened to us, you have remained righteous; you have acted faithfully, while we acted wickedly.’” “‘But see, we are slaves today, slaves in the land you gave our ancestors… Continue reading Week 49 Remembering God At All Times

Week 47 Honoring God in Our Marriages

By Elizabeth Yeamans Simrell (Guest Blogger) Week 47 Scripture Readings: Ezra 6-10 Key Scripture Verses: Ezra 9:13-15 (NIV, Life Application Bible) “What has happened to us is a result of our evil deeds and our great guilt, and yet, our God, you have punished us less than our sins deserved and have given us a… Continue reading Week 47 Honoring God in Our Marriages

Week 47 Even Kings Were To Read the Scriptures Daily

By Elizabeth Yeamans Simrell (Guest Blogger)  Week 47 Scripture Readings: Deuteronomy 16-19 Key Scripture Verses: Deuteronomy 17:18-20 (NIV, Life Application Bible) “When he takes the throne of his kingdom, he is to write for himself on a scroll a copy of this law, taken from that of the Levitical priests. It is to be with… Continue reading Week 47 Even Kings Were To Read the Scriptures Daily

Week 40 Taking Time to Celebrate God

By Elizabeth Yeamans Simrell (Guest Blogger) Week 40 Scripture Readings: Numbers 29-32 Key Scripture Verse: Numbers 29:1 (NIV, Life Application Bible) “On the first day of the seventh month hold a sacred assembly and do no regular work. It is a day for you to sound the trumpets.” Chapter 29 of Numbers starts out talking… Continue reading Week 40 Taking Time to Celebrate God

Week 39 Help When Life is Out of Control

Help When Life is Out of Control By Elizabeth Yeamans Simrell (Guest Blogger) Week 39 Scripture Readings: Numbers 25-28 Key Scripture Verses: Numbers 25:1-3 (NIV, Life Application Bible) “While Israel was staying in Shittim, the men began to indulge in sexual immorality with Moabite women, who invited them to the sacrifices to their gods. The… Continue reading Week 39 Help When Life is Out of Control

Week 35 The Cloud and the Fire

Today’s Text: Numbers 9-12 Key Text: Numbers 9:15-17 “On the day the tabernacle was set up, the cloud covered the tabernacle, the tent of the covenant, and from evening until morning, it was over the tabernacle, having the appearance of fire. It was always so: the cloud covered it by day and the appearance of fire… Continue reading Week 35 The Cloud and the Fire

Week 34 With All Our Might

Today’s Text: First Chronicles 10-14 Key Text: First Chronicles 13:8 “And David and all Israel were celebrating before God will all their might, even with songs and with lyres, harps, tambourines, cymbals, and with trumpets.” It must have been quite a parade – David and all the people celebrating and worshipping as they transported the… Continue reading Week 34 With All Our Might

Week 32: Family Line

Today’s Text: First Chronicles 1-4 Key Text: First Chronicles 2:1-2 “These were the sons of Israel: Reuben, Simeon, Levi, Judah, Issachar, Zebulun, Dan, Joseph, Benjamin, Naphtali, Gad and Asher.” It’s one of those sections of scripture you might be tempted to skip over – this long, long genealogical list. “So and so begat so and so…”… Continue reading Week 32: Family Line

Week 28: True Security

Today’s Text: Ezekiel 25-30 Key Text: Ezekiel 28:25-26 The judgment goes on and on, against nation after nation. The prophet speaks with bold authority: against Ammon, Moab and Seir, Edom, Philistia, Tyre, and Egypt. History can attest to how these nations came under divine condemnation. Then, nestled there in the midst of judgment and wrath,… Continue reading Week 28: True Security