Today I am working from my study at home because, once again, it has snowed. No big news there. Virginia weather changes more frequently than I change my clothes. So, it’s five degrees out one morning; fifty degrees out the very next afternoon but, for now, I am waiting things out and trying to be… Continue reading Snow Day
By Elizabeth Yeamans Simrell (Guest Blogger) Week 52 Scripture Readings: Deuteronomy 32-34 Key Scripture Verses: Deuteronomy 32:45-47 (NIV, Life Application Bible) “When Moses finished reciting all these words to all Israel, he said to them, ‘Take to heart all the words I have solemnly declared to you this day, so that you may command your… Continue reading Week 52 Submitting to God’s Will
Week 36: Gathering Them Home Today’s Text: Psalms 105-107 Key Text: Psalm 107:4 “Some wandered in a desert wastelands, finding no way to a city where they could settle.” One of the most beautiful Psalms is the 107th. Why? Because it speaks so eloquently of how the Lord’s love endures forever and how that love… Continue reading Week 36: Gathering Them Home
Week 30: Whom Do You Want To Please? Today’s Text: First Thessalonians 1-3 Key Text: First Thessalonians 2:1-5 “You know, brothers and sisters that our visit to you was not without results. We had previously suffered and been treated outrageously in Philippi, as you know, but with the help of our God we dared to… Continue reading Week 30: Whom Are You Trying To Please?
Key Text: Luke 11:14-28 Jesus was driving out a demon that was mute. When the demon left, the man who had been mute spoke, and the crowd was amazed. But some of them said, “By Beelzebul, the prince of demons, he is driving out demons.” Others tested him by asking for a sign from heaven.… Continue reading By Whose Authority?
Letting Down Our Nets Today’s scripture selection: Luke 5-6 Key Verse: Luke 5:4 When Jesus called his first disciples to follow him he had to first give them a little fishing lesson. This was unusual because, after all, they were professional fisherman. Nevertheless, Jesus pressed on – urging them to “let down… Continue reading Luke 21 Sunday