July 15 – The Apple Fell

David said, “I am going to show loyalty to Hanun because his father, Nahash, was always loyal to me.” So David sent messengers to express sympathy to Hanun about his father’s death. But when David’s ambassadors arrived in the land of Ammon, the Ammonite commanders said to Hanun, “Do you really think these men are…

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July 13 – Creation Reveals

For ever since the world was created, people have seen the earth and sky. Through everything God made, they can clearly see his invisible qualities—his eternal power and divine nature. So they have no excuse for not knowing God. (Romans 1:20) Relate: This picture is from the top of an old fire lookout on top of Mount…

June 10 – Where God Dwells

The Most High doesn’t live in temples made by human hands. (Acts 7:48) Read:  1 Kings 7:1-51 Acts 7:30-50, Psalm 128:1-6, Proverbs 16:31-33 Relate: For the first time in nearly a year I had the opportunity this Sunday to go back to my sending church. I probably should say “home church”, but one thing I knew already…

June 7 – Man Up

I am going where everyone on earth must someday go. Take courage and be a man.  Observe the requirements of the Lord your God, and follow all his ways. Keep the decrees, commands, regulations, and laws written in the Law of Moses so that you will be successful in all you do and wherever you go. (1…

June 6 – Cannot Stop

So they called the apostles back in and commanded them never again to speak or teach in the name of Jesus. But Peter and John replied, “Do you think God wants us to obey you rather than him? We cannot stop telling about everything we have seen and heard.” (Acts 4:18-20) Read: 1 Kings 1:1-53, Acts 4:1-37, Psalm 124:1-8, Proverbs…

Sometimes It Takes Distress (6/4/13)

Please forgive the slightly different look to this post. You can see how The River Walk has evolved as this one is actually from four years ago today. I would never have guessed, when writing this at the time I would be living here less than two years later. Read: 2 Samuel 22:1-23:23, Acts 2:1-47, Psalm 122:1-9,…

June 3 – Never Sleeps

My help comes from the Lord, who made heaven and earth! He will not let you stumble; the one who watches over you will not slumber. (Psalm 121:2-3) Read: 2 Samuel 20:14 – 21:22, Acts 1:1-26, Psalm 121:1-8, Proverbs 16:18 Relate: As a general rule, I am a heavy sleeper. Unless my body wants to be awakened, unless my internal clock…