Week 46 Cast All Your Anxiety on Him

By Elizabeth Yeamans Simrell (Guest Blogger) Week 46 Scripture Readings: 1 Peter 4-5 Key Scripture Verse: 1 Peter 5:7 (NIV, Life Application Bible) “Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you.”  This key scripture verse is one of my favorites, because even though the gospel says throughout it that Jesus loves me,… Continue reading Week 46 Cast All Your Anxiety on Him

Week 27: Rejoice in the Lord

Today’s Text: Philippians 3-4 Key Verse: 3:1 “Finally, my brothers and sisters, rejoice in the Lord.” The apostle Paul was a man who experienced many things in his life. Early on, he was well trained in the Jewish law, extremely well trained. He was zealous about his faith, and became a persecutor of followers of… Continue reading Week 27: Rejoice in the Lord

“Anointing in the Name of the Lord” By Elizabeth Yeamans Simrell (Guest Blogger)

Anointing in the Name of the Lord By Elizabeth Yeamans Simrell Scripture Readings: James 5 Key Verse: James 5: 14 “Is anyone among you sick? Let him call for the elders of the church, and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord.” A member of our church… Continue reading “Anointing in the Name of the Lord” By Elizabeth Yeamans Simrell (Guest Blogger)

“How Can A Loving God Allow Suffering?” by Elizabeth Yeamans Simrell

How Can A Loving God Allow Suffering? By Elizabeth Yeamans Simrell Scripture Readings: Hebrews 2:1-18 Key Verses: Hebrews 2:9-10, 14, 17-18 “But we do see Him who has been made for a little while lower than the angels, namely, Jesus, because of the suffering of death crowned with glory and honor, that by the grace… Continue reading “How Can A Loving God Allow Suffering?” by Elizabeth Yeamans Simrell

Week 21 Saturday

Strength Through Weakness Today’s scripture selection: Second Corinthians 11-13 Key verse: Second Corinthians 12:9        When the apostle Paul spoke about his desire to be free of some affliction that burdened him, he revealed a message he had received from God.  Here’s how the King James translation puts it:      “And he said unto… Continue reading Week 21 Saturday

Week 21 Thursday

The Rest of the Story Today’s scripture selection: Job 41-42 Key verse: Job 42:2 For many years radio commentator Paul Harvey had a program which featured something he called “the rest of the story.” He would tell a tale about some interesting situation; some historical event, then, just about when you thought you understood it’s… Continue reading Week 21 Thursday

Week 20 Thursday

Speechless Today’s scripture selection: Job 39-40 Key verse: Job 40:4        Sometimes…there just aren’t any words.      Sometimes, either we have Said everything we can think to say or There just aren’t any simple answers or The pain is too deep or The beauty takes our breath away or It just seems best to… Continue reading Week 20 Thursday

Week 11 Thursday

It’s Not Fair Today’s scripture selection: Job 21-22 Key verses: Job 21:7        “Why do the wicked live on, growing old and increasing in power?”        “It’s not fair” – three words that you’ve probably said now and then. I know I have.      It is difficult, especially when you are, as far… Continue reading Week 11 Thursday

Week 8 Thursday

Lousy Counselors Today’s scripture selection: Job 15-16 Key verses: Job 16:1-3 “Then Job replied, ‘I have heard many things like these; you are miserable comforters, all of you!  Will your long-winded speeches never end?’ “      It’s a sobering thought to realize what lousy counselors we can be from time to time.      I’m not… Continue reading Week 8 Thursday

Week 2 Thursday

A Life Hedged In Today’s scripture selection: Job 3-4 Key verses: Job 3:23      When I first got my beloved dog Dash from the rescue foundation I found out he had been given that name for good reason.  Open a door, turn your back, and that little dog was gone – flying down the street… Continue reading Week 2 Thursday