October 21 – Treasonous Words

That kind of talk will undermine the morale of the few fighting men we have left, as well as that of all the people. This man is a traitor! (Jeremiah 38:4) Read: Jeremiah 37:1-38:28, 1 Timothy 6:1-21, Psalm 89:38-52, Proverbs 25:28 Relate: He was not planning to be a lone voice against an incredibly popular issue. As a Christian conservative,…

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October 19 – Journaling

  Read: Jeremiah 33:1-34:22, 1 Timothy 4:1-16, Psalm 89:1-13, Proverbs 25:23-24 Relate: Ben Franklin had one. Thomas Jefferson did it. So did Christopher Columbus. Among many political greats, we could name the British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, American Presidents Teddy Roosevelt and Ronald Reagan as well as the greatest UN Secretary General ever: Dag Hammarskjöld. Since I am…

October 18 – Love Your Enemies

If your enemies are hungry, give them food to eat. If they are thirsty, give them water to drink. (Proverbs 25:21) Read: Jeremiah 31:27-32:44, 1 Timothy 3:1-16, Psalm 88:1-18, Proverbs 25:20-22 Relate: There is a story of a soldier during Vietnam. He and his battalion had just gone into a small village that was suspected of…

October 12 – The Byproduct Of Idolatry

For Israel has forsaken me and turned this valley into a place of wickedness. The people burn incense to foreign gods—idols never before acknowledged by this generation, by their ancestors, or by the kings of Judah. And they have filled this place with the blood of innocent children. They have built pagan shrines to Baal,…