October 13 – A Life Worthy

He still struggles with the same doubts and questions just like anybody else would have in his position. He gets hungry and cold and tired just like the rest of us. He faces temptations and struggles that we can all empathize with. But what Frodo doesn’t do…

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,…

Finding Perspective

If racing against mere men makes you tired, how will you race against horses? If you stumble and fall on open ground, what will you do in the thickets near the Jordan? (Jeremiah 12:5) Read: Jeremiah 12:1-14:10, 1 Thessalonians 1:1-2:8, Psalm 79:1-13, Proverbs 24:30-34  Relate: It has been a rough couple days. A teacher friend back in the States as…

In The Little Things

God doesn’t just want to be Lord over the big things in our life. When death is staring us right in the face, it is easy to cry out to Him… What about those small things?

Vanity Fair

The problem is not just that we are prone to do evil. The problem is that we embrace evil as good and celebrate our sin as something worthy to be praised.

Peacebringers

For God in all his fullness was pleased to live in Christ, and through him God reconciled everything to himself. He made peace with everything in heaven and on earth by means of Christ’s blood on the cross.(Colossians 1:19-20) Read: Jeremiah 4:19-6:15, Colossians 1:18-2:7, Psalm 77:1-20, Proverbs 24:23-25  Relate: “No. This is a lie. I don’t know how to prove it…

The Word Spoken

Christ is the visible image of the invisible God. He existed before anything was created and is supreme over all creation, for through him God created everything in the heavenly realms and on earth. He made the things we can see and the things we can’t see – such as thrones, kingdoms, rulers, and authorities in…