August 17 – Men, Women, Authority, and Hair

    Isn’t it obvious that it’s disgraceful for a man to have long hair? And isn’t long hair a woman’s pride and joy? For it has been given to her as a covering. (1 Corinthians 11:14-15) Read: Nehemiah 12:27-13:31, 1 Corinthians 11:1-16, Psalm 35:1-16, Proverbs 21:17-18 Relate: When I first read this scripture, my immediate thought…

July 27 – Not Afraid

Jehoshaphat was terrified by this news and begged the LORD for guidance. He also ordered everyone in Judah to begin fasting. (2 Chronicles 20:3,4 NLT) Read: 2 Chronicles 19, 2 Chronicles 20, Romans 10:14-21, Romans 11:1-12, Psalms 21:1-13, Proverbs 20:4-6 Relate: Life can throw some terrifying things our way: lost jobs, major illnesses, and failing marriages…

July 10 – Mere Mortals

When I look at the night sky and see the work of your fingers- the moon and the stars you set in place- what are mere mortals that you should think about them, human beings that you should care for them? Yet you made them only a little lower than God and crowned them with…

July 30 – The Power Trap

But when he had become powerful, he also became proud, which led to his downfall. (2 Chronicles 26:16) Read: 2 Chronicles 26:1-28:27, Romans 13:1-14, Psalm 23:1-6, Proverbs 20:11  Relate: One of my favorite hidden gems when it comes to authors is Harry Turtledove. Lets be honest, he isn’t really all that great of an author. The…

They All Point To Him

And he ordered us to preach everywhere and to testify that Jesus is the one appointed by God to be the judge of all—the living and the dead. He is the one all the prophets testified about, saying that everyone who believes in him will have their sins forgiven through his name. (Acts 10:42-43) Read: 1 Kings…