Week 33: First of All

Today’s Text: First Timothy 1-3 Key Text: First Timothy 2:1-2 “First of all then, I urge that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings be made for all people, for kings and all those who are in high positions, that we may lead a peaceful and quiet life, godly and dignified in every way.” It’s an extraordinary… Continue reading Week 33: First of All

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?

Week 31: Children of the Light

Week 31: Children of the Light Today’s Text: First Thessalonians 4-5 Key Text: First Thessalonians 5:4 “But you, brothers and sisters, are not in darkness so that this day should surprise you like a thief. You are all children of the light and children of the day. We do not belong to the night or… Continue reading Week 31: Children of the Light

Look Up

Key Texts: Psalm 123:1 I lift up my eyes to you,    to you who sit enthroned in heaven. It seems to me that each day brings a little more controversy; a little more debate. There are times when I have to just switch off the computer, the radio, the TV, because I just can’t… Continue reading Look Up

Completely Amazed

Key Texts: Mark 6:45-52 Immediately Jesus made his disciples get into the boat and go on ahead of him to Bethsaida, while he dismissed the crowd. After leaving them, he went up on a mountainside to pray. Later that night, the boat was in the middle of the lake, and he was alone on land.… Continue reading Completely Amazed

Is Anybody Listening?

Key Texts: Psalm 78:1-4 My people, hear my teaching;     listen to the words of my mouth. I will open my mouth with a parable;     I will utter hidden things, things from of old— things we have heard and known,     things our ancestors have told us. We will not hide them from their… Continue reading Is Anybody Listening?

Streams of Living Water

Key Texts: John 7:37-39 On the last and greatest day of the festival, Jesus stood and said in a loud voice, “Let anyone who is thirsty come to me and drink.  Whoever believes in me, as Scripture has said, rivers of living water will flow from within them.” By this he meant the Spirit, whom… Continue reading Streams of Living Water

Blessed is the Nation

Blessed is the Nation Key Texts: Psalm 33:12 Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord, the people he chose for his inheritance. Typically, I try to stay away from posting anything that might be seen as a political statement as that is not the main purpose of the blog: it’s a devotional offering.… Continue reading Blessed is the Nation