Week 52 If it’s God’s Plan, Nothing Can Stop It!

By Elizabeth Yeamans Simrell (Guest Blogger) Week 52 Scripture Readings: Acts 27-28 Key Scripture Verses: Acts 28:3-6 (NIV, Life Application Bible) “Paul gathered a pile of brushwood and, as he put it on the fire, a viper, driven out by the heat, fastened itself on his hand. When the islanders saw the snake hanging from… Continue reading Week 52 If it’s God’s Plan, Nothing Can Stop It!

Week 50 Paul and Christ Working Together To Spread the Gospel

By Elizabeth Yeamans Simrell (Guest Blogger) Week 50 Scripture Readings: Acts 23-24 Key Scripture Verse: Acts 23:9-11 (NIV, Life Application Bible) “There was a great uproar, and some of the teachers of the law who were Pharisees stood up and argued vigorously, ‘We find nothing wrong with this man,’ they said. ‘What if a spirit… Continue reading Week 50 Paul and Christ Working Together To Spread the Gospel

Week 45 When God Gives Us Our Marching Orders

By Elizabeth Yeamans Simrell (Guest Blogger) Week 45 Scripture Readings: Haggai Key Scripture Verses: “’But now be strong, Zerubbabel,’ declares the Lord. ‘Be strong, Joshua son of Jozadak, the high priest. Be strong, all you people of the land,’ declares the Lord, ‘and work. For I am with you,’ declares the Lord Almighty.” Haggai was… Continue reading Week 45 When God Gives Us Our Marching Orders

Week 41 Education in God’s Word

By Elizabeth Yeamans Simrell (Guest Blogger) Week 41 Scripture Readings: 2 Chronicles 16-20 Key Scripture Verse: 2 Chronicles 2 Chronicles 17:7-9 (NIV, Life Application Bible) “In the third year of his reign he sent his officials Ben-Hail, Obadiah, Zechariah, Nethanel and Micaiah to teach in the towns of Judah. With them were certain Levites—Shemaiah, Nethaniah,… Continue reading Week 41 Education in God’s Word

Week 38 “Follow Me!”

By Elizabeth Yeamans Simrell (Guest Blogger) Week 38 Scripture Readings: John 19-21 Key Scripture Verses: John 21:17-19 (NIV, Life Application Bible) “The third time he said to him, ‘Simon son of John, do you love me?’ Peter was hurt because Jesus asked him the third time, ‘Do you love me?’ He said, ‘Lord, you know… Continue reading Week 38 “Follow Me!”

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

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

The Smallest of All

Key Texts: Mark 4:30-32 Again he said, “What shall we say the kingdom of God is like, or what parable shall we use to describe it? It is like a mustard seed, which is the smallest of all seeds on earth.  Yet when planted, it grows and becomes the largest of all garden plants, with… Continue reading The Smallest of All