Week 48 Enjoy Life, But Remember God

By Elizabeth Yeamans Simrell (Guest Blogger) Week 48 Scripture Readings: Ecclesiastes 11-12 Key Scripture Verse: Ecclesiastes 11:4 (NIV, Life Application Bible) “Whoever watches the wind will not plant; whoever looks at the clouds will not reap.” This verse in Ecclesiastes reminds me of the old adage, “Nothing ventured, nothing gained.” Solomon’s message in Psalm 11… Continue reading Week 48 Enjoy Life, But Remember God

Week 32: Good Plans

Today’s Text: Proverbs 16 Key Text: Proverbs 16:3 “Commit to the LORD whatever you do, and he will establish your plans.” How are you when it comes to planning? Are you organized? Do you see things through? Are you consistent and trustworthy? Do you set things in careful order – then set your priorities – fill… Continue reading Week 32: Good Plans

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

Week 43 Thursday

Meaningless Today’s scripture selection: Ecclesiastes 1-2 Key verse: Ecclesiastes 1:1 “Meaningless! Meaningless!” says the Teacher. “Utterly meaningless! Everything is meaningless.”   It’s quite a cynical thought:   Everything – and he means everything – is meaningless.   He had tried it all, nothing satisfied.  Not money; not sensuality; not worldly wisdom; not fame or power.… Continue reading Week 43 Thursday

Week 21 Thursday

The Rest of the Story Today’s scripture selection: Job 41-42 Key verse: Job 42:2 For many years radio commentator Paul Harvey had a program which featured something he called “the rest of the story.” He would tell a tale about some interesting situation; some historical event, then, just about when you thought you understood it’s… Continue reading Week 21 Thursday

Week 20 Thursday

Speechless Today’s scripture selection: Job 39-40 Key verse: Job 40:4        Sometimes…there just aren’t any words.      Sometimes, either we have Said everything we can think to say or There just aren’t any simple answers or The pain is too deep or The beauty takes our breath away or It just seems best to… Continue reading Week 20 Thursday

Week 14 Wednesday

Life Is Short Today’s scripture selection: Psalms 39-41 Key verses: Psalm 39:4-5   Life is short.  It’s a platitude we’ve all heard. It’s also true. The problem is most of us don’t really believe it.  Or at least you couldn’t tell we do by our actions. I suppose it’s only natural that many of us… Continue reading Week 14 Wednesday

Week 13 Friday

Before You Were Even Born Today’s scripture selection: Jeremiah 1-6 Key verses: Jeremiah 1:5 He was a prophet, called to speak to a people who didn’t want to listen.  Worse, as a nation they were moving toward destruction at a frightening pace.  Eventually, a kingdom called Babylon would swallow them up.  And the prophet who… Continue reading Week 13 Friday

Week 13 Friday

Before You Were Even Born Today’s scripture selection: Jeremiah 1-6 Key verses: Jeremiah        He was a prophet, called to speak to a people who didn’t want to listen.  Worse, as a nation they were moving toward destruction at a frightening pace.  Eventually, a kingdom called Babylon would swallow them up.  And the prophet… Continue reading Week 13 Friday