Week 49 A Desperate Cry for Help

By Elizabeth Yeamans Simrell (Guest Blogger) Week 49 Scripture Readings: Psalms 140-142 Key Scripture Verses: Psalm 142: 4, 7 (NIV, Life Application Bible) “Look and see, there is no one at my right hand; no one is concerned for me. I have no refuge; no one cares for my life.” “Set me free from my… Continue reading Week 49 A Desperate Cry for Help

Week 42 Evil Will Not Prevail

By Elizabeth Yeamans Simrell (Guest Blogger)  Week 42 Scripture Readings: Nahum Key Scripture Verse: Nahum 1:8 (NIV, Life Application Bible) “But with an everlasting flood he will make an end of Nineveh; he will pursue his foes into the realm of darkness.”  The prophet Nahum was sent by God to Assyria’s great city of Nineveh… Continue reading Week 42 Evil Will Not Prevail

Week 39 God’s Loving Compassion

By Elizabeth Yeamans Simrell (Guest Blogger) Scripture Readings: Psalms 114-116 Key Scripture Verses: Psalm 116:1, 5-6 (NIV, Life Application Bible) “I love the Lord, for he heard my voice; he heard my cry for mercy.” “The Lord is gracious and righteous; our God is full of compassion. The Lord protects the unwary; when I was… Continue reading Week 39 God’s Loving Compassion

Week 28: Crystal Clear

Today’s Text: Psalms 81-83 Key Text: Psalm 82:1-3 God presides in the great assembly;    he renders judgment among the “gods”: “How long will you defend the unjust    and show partiality to the wicked?” Defend the weak and the fatherless;    uphold the cause of the poor and the oppressed. Rescue the weak and… Continue reading Week 28: Crystal Clear

Mercy

Mercy Today’s Scripture Selection: Micah 6:8 “He has shown you, O man, what is good.  And what does the LORD require of you?  To act justly, and to love mercy, and to walk humbly with your God.” I’ve always loved this Scripture passage from the prophet Micah. It’s one of those that I turn to… Continue reading Mercy

Week 45 Wednesday

Wiped Clean Today’s scripture selection: Psalms 128-130 Key verses: Psalm 130:3-4 “If you, LORD, kept a record of sins, Lord, who could stand? But with you there is forgiveness, so that we can, with reverence, serve you.” We live in a world that likes to keep score. Think about it.  How many times, each and… Continue reading Week 45 Wednesday

Week 41 Friday

What God Wants Today’s scripture selection: Micah Key verse: Micah 6:8 Have you ever asked, especially when feeling like life has been too confusing or demanding, what God wants? Have you ever been tempted to cry out, “God, just what do you WANT anyway?” If so – Micah has an answer for you: “He has… Continue reading Week 41 Friday

Week 15 Tuesday

A Golden Opportunity Today’s scripture selection: First Samuel 21-25 Key verse: First Samuel 24:19 It was a golden opportunity. David had a chance to kill the man who was pursuing him – a man he knew wanted him dead – King Saul. But he didn’t take it.  Though he crept up behind him, so close… Continue reading Week 15 Tuesday

Week 12 Monday

Just a Trick? Today’s scripture selection: Genesis 44-47 Key verse: Genesis 45:55 “And now, do not be distressed and do not be angry with yourselves for selling me here, because it was to save lives that God sent me ahead of you.”        It was just a trick.  Joseph, long ago sold into slavery… Continue reading Week 12 Monday