The Peace of Thanksgiving

“Be careful for nothing, but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be known to God.  And the peace of God, which passeth all understanding, shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.” Philippians 4:6-7 (KJV) It’s a wonderful promise – and it’s easy to miss. It’s the promise… Continue reading The Peace of Thanksgiving

Week 52 Come!…Take the Free Gift of the Water of Life

By Elizabeth Yeamans Simrell (Guest Blogger) Week 52 Scripture Readings: Revelation 18-22 Key Scripture Verse: Revelation 22:17 (NIV, Life Application Bible) “The Spirit and the bride say, ‘Come!’ And let the one who hears say, ‘Come!’ Let the one who is thirsty come; and let the one who wishes take the free gift of the… Continue reading Week 52 Come!…Take the Free Gift of the Water of Life

Week 48 John’s Testimony of God’s Love for Us

By Elizabeth Yeamans Simrell (Guest Blogger) Week 48 Scripture Readings: 1 John 1-3 Key Scripture Verses: 1 John 1:4 (NIV, Life Application Bible) “That which was from the beginning, which we have heard, which we have seen with our eyes, which we have looked at and our hands have touched—this we proclaim concerning the Word… Continue reading Week 48 John’s Testimony of God’s Love for Us

Week 47 “They Will Mourn For Him” – “The One They Have Pierced”

By Elizabeth Yeamans Simrell (Guest Blogger) Week 47 Scripture Readings: Zechariah 8-14 Key Scripture Verse: Zechariah 12:10 (NIV, Life Application Bible) “‘And I will pour out on the house of David and the inhabitants of Jerusalem a spirit of grace and supplication. They will look on me, the one they have pierced, and they will… Continue reading Week 47 “They Will Mourn For Him” – “The One They Have Pierced”

Week 44 The Gift of Prayer

By Elizabeth Yeamans Simrell (Guest Blogger) Week 44 Scripture Readings: James 4-5 Key Scripture Verses: James 5: 13-16 (NIV, Life Application Bible) “Is anyone among you in trouble? Let them pray. Is anyone happy? Let them sing songs of praise. Is anyone among you sick? Let them call the elders of the church to pray… Continue reading Week 44 The Gift of Prayer

Week 39 Feuding Neighbors and the Wrath of God

By Elizabeth Yeamans Simrell (Guest Blogger) Week 39 Scripture Reading: Obadiah Key Scripture Verses: Obadiah 1:3-4 (NIV, Life Application Bible; Commentary also consulted: “Believer’s Bible Commentary,” by William MacDonald, 1995): “The pride of your heart has deceived you, you who live in the clefts of the rocks and make your home on the heights, you… Continue reading Week 39 Feuding Neighbors and the Wrath of God

Week 37: A Bold Prayer for Victory

A Bold Prayer for Victory By Elizabeth Yeamans Simrell (Guest Blogger) Week 37 Scripture Reading: Psalm 108-110 Key Scripture Verse: Psalm 108: 13 “With God we will gain the victory, and he will trample down our enemies.” (NIV, Life Application Bible) Per my Bible’s commentary, Psalm 108 is a compiled psalm of two other psalms… Continue reading Week 37: A Bold Prayer for Victory

Week 37: Just Say No

Today’s Text: Titus Key Text: Titus 2:11-12 For the grace of God that brings salvation has appeared to all men. It teaches us to say “No” to ungodliness and worldly passions, and to live self-controlled, upright and godly lives in this present age…. The old anti-drug campaign has gotten very mixed reviews – the “Just… Continue reading Week 37: Just Say No

Week 34 Never In Darkness

Today’s Text: John 7-9 Key Text: John 8:12 “Again Jesus spoke to them, saying: ‘I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness but will have the light of life.’ “ When you think about it, it’s a staggering promise: to never walk in darkness. Think of just some… Continue reading Week 34 Never In Darkness

Week 32: Always and Continually What?

Today’s Text: Second Thessalonians Key Text: Second Thessalonians 1:16 “Be joyful always; pray continually; give thanks in all circumstances, for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.” I know a young man who, if you say you do something “all the time” calls you on it. “All the time?” he chides, “can anyone… Continue reading Week 32: Always and Continually What?