Wrong Places

Love is patient and kind. Love is not jealous or boastful or proud or rude. It does not demand its own way. It is not irritable, and it keeps no record of being wronged. It does not rejoice about injustice but rejoices whenever the truth wins out. Love never gives up, never loses faith, is…

Eleven Years Wasted

Read: Esther 4:1-7:10, 1 Corinthians 12:1-26, Psalm 36:1-12, Proverbs 21:21-22  There are different kinds of spiritual gifts, but the same Spirit is the source of them all. There are different kinds of service, but we serve the same Lord. God works in different ways, but it is the same God who does the work in all…

How Far Will You Go

He wanted the nobles and all the other men to gaze on her beauty, for she was a very beautiful woman. But when they conveyed the king’s order to Queen Vashti, she refused to come. (Esther 1:11-12) Read: Esther 1:1 – 3:15, 1 Corinthians 11:17-34, Psalm 35:17-28, Proverbs 21:19-20 Relate: There’s this show that caught my eye for a while…

How Rich Am I

  Read: Nehemiah 9:22-10:39, 1 Corinthians 9:19-10:13, Psalm 34:1-10, Proverbs 21:13 Those who shut their ears to the cries of the poor will be ignored in their own time of need.(Proverbs 21:13) Relate: Instead of giving my normal story, analogy, or illustration here I would encourage you to meander over to the Global Rich List and check it…

You Are The Man!

David was furious. “As surely as the Lord lives,” he vowed, “any man who would do such a thing deserves to die!” Then Nathan said to David, “You are that man!” (2 Samuel 12:5,7) Read: 2 Samuel 12:1-31, John 16:1-33, Psalm 119:65-80, Proverbs 16:4-5 Relate: When I think about David’s response to Nathan’s story all I can think is, “What…