Week 35: Wallflowers

Today’s Text: First Chronicles 15-19 Key Text: First Chronicles 15:29 As the ark of the covenant of the LORD was entering the City of David, Michal daughter of Saul watched from a window. And when she saw King David dancing and celebrating, she despised him in her heart. I remember the “wallflowers” of my high… Continue reading Week 35: Wallflowers

Week 34: We Are His

Today’s Text: Psalms 99-101 Key Text: Psalm 100:1-3 “Shout for joy to the LORD, all the earth.   Worship the LORD with gladness;   come before him with joyful songs.      Know that the LORD is God. It is he who made us, and we are his; we are his people, the sheep of his pasture.” I like how the… Continue reading Week 34: We Are His

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?

Job Description

Key Text:  First Timothy 6:13-16 In the sight of God, who gives life to everything, and of Christ Jesus, who while testifying before Pontius Pilate made the good confession, I charge you to keep this command without spot or blame until the appearing of our Lord Jesus Christ, which God will bring about in his… Continue reading Job Description

Take Hold

Take Hold Key Text: First Timothy 6:11-12 But you, man of God, flee from all this, and pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, endurance and gentleness.  Fight the good fight of the faith. Take hold of the eternal life to which you were called when you made your good confession in the presence of many witnesses.… Continue reading Take Hold

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

Joy

Joy Today’s Scripture Selection: Revelation 21:4 It sounds too good to be true: No sorrow No crying No pain No death But it’s what God has promised. The prophet Isaiah put it this way: “…he will swallow up death forever.  The Sovereign LORD will wipe away the tears from all faces; he will remove the… Continue reading Joy

Week 37 Sunday

A Complete Joy Today’s scripture selection: John 16-18 Key Verse: John 16:24 “Ask and you will receive, and your joy will be made complete.” Sometimes, sadly, we can trivialize such profound things. We take simple, straightforward, powerful, profound statements of Christ and – before you know it – we have minimized them into something far… Continue reading Week 37 Sunday