To Catch a Tear

There are certain things that go on in this world that make me ask, “God, where are You?” There are certain stories I read, or hear that make me wonder, “God, what are You doing?”

January 9 – False Prophets

 “Beware of false prophets who come disguised as harmless sheep but are really vicious wolves. You can identify them by their fruit, that is, by the way they act… Yes, just as you can identify a tree by its fruit, so you can identify people by their actions. (Matthew 7:15-16, 20) Read: Genesis 20:1-22:24, Matthew 7:15-29, Psalm 9:1-12,…

Action

I know all the things you do, and that you have a reputation for being alive—but you are dead. Wake up! Strengthen what little remains, for even what is left is almost dead. I find that your actions do not meet the requirements of my God. Go back to what you heard and believed at…

Rise

Jesus told her, “Your brother will rise again.” “Yes,” Martha said, “he will rise when everyone else rises, at the last day.” (John 11:23-24) Read: Jeremiah 8:4 – 11:23 Relate: Martha was clearly not on the same page as Jesus. I wonder how often we do this. Jesus was talking about right now. Martha was thinking about…

What Will My Legacy Be? (5/1/13)

Read: Judges 13:1-14:20, John 1:29-51, Psalm 102:1-28, Proverbs 14:15-16 Let this be recorded for future generations, so that a people not yet born will praise the Lord. (Psalm 102:14) Relate: One day Celeste took her three kids to a diner for breakfast. The place ended up being packed and given the choice of sitting separately at the counter or waiting who…