Week 8 Saturday

Filled and Overflowing Today’s scripture selection: Romans 15-16 Key verses: Romans 15:13 “May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.”   “I’VE HAD IT UP TO HERE!” Maybe you heard someone exclaim… Continue reading Week 8 Saturday

Week 7 Saturday

Watch Your Step Today’s scripture selection: Romans 13-14 Key verses: Romans 14:13b  “…make up your mind not to put any stumbling block or obstacle in the way of a brother or sister.”      Awhile back, I almost had a bad fall.  I was leaving our church’s sanctuary, my mind on something other than what I… Continue reading Week 7 Saturday

Week 6 Saturday

Find Your Gift Today’s scripture selection: Romans 11-12 Key verses: Romans 12:6-8 In recent years there’s been a lot written about how we should all find our “purpose” in life; how having a personal “mission statement” is a good idea.  Maybe it is a sort of pendulum swing from the self-serving consuming attitudes of the… Continue reading Week 6 Saturday

Week 5 Saturday

Today’s scripture selection: Romans 9-10 Key verses: Romans 10:14-15 If the apostle Paul had been a Southern Baptist preacher, he might have been tempted to say he had a “burden on his heart.”  He was worried – about those who needed to hear a word of grace and hope.  He was more than concerned about… Continue reading Week 5 Saturday

Week 4 Saturday

More Than Words Today’s scripture selection: Romans 7-8 Key verses: Romans 8:26-27 It’s become popular in recent years, among some Christians, to put a favorite Bible reference on their car’s license plate – a sort of “vanity plate for Christ.” I don’t have a problem with that – in fact, I’ve been led on more… Continue reading Week 4 Saturday

Week 3 Saturday

Peace and Progress Today’s scripture selection: Romans 5-6 Key verses: Romans 5:1-5      The Christian life is a two-sided coin. On the one side, we have been given a gift, pure and simple.  God’s grace-filled love comes to us, not because we have earned it; not because we are good enough; not because we are… Continue reading Week 3 Saturday

Week 2 Saturday

Follow the Rules Today’s scripture selection: Romans 3-4 Key verses: Romans 3:23-24      “THAT’S NOT FAIR – YOUR’E NOT FOLLOWING THE RULES!” Remember those days?  Maybe you were playing “Spaceman on Mars” when you encountered your alien little sister hiding behind a bush.  You shot her with your ray gun, but she didn’t disintegrate like… Continue reading Week 2 Saturday