You Do? Really?

Take delight in the Lord, and he will give you your heart’s desires. (Psalm 37:4) Read: Leviticus 6:1-7:27, Mark 3:7-30, Psalm 37:1-11, Proverbs 10:3-4 Relate: I am not a foodie. In some ways, I wish I could be, but my priorities and my time and my budget all too often seem to be pulling me in other directions. I am…

I Wish I’d Never Been Born

Why was I laid on my mother’s lap? Why did she nurse me at her breasts? Had I died at birth, I would now be at peace. I would be asleep and at rest. Job 3:12-13 (NLT) Read: Job 1, Job 2, Job 3, I Corinthians 14:1-17, Psalms 37:12-29, Proverbs 21:25-26 Relate: Life is full of suffering. Some understand…

Roll the Shame Away

Joshua and the men of Israel had to make a decision to follow God’s instructions in complete obedience. After they did this God rolled the shame of their slavery in Egypt away.

Put the List Down

But the Lord said to her, “My dear Martha, you are worried and upset over all these details! There is only one thing worth being concerned about. Mary has discovered it, and it will not be taken away from her. (Luke 10:41-42) Read:  Deuteronomy 26, Deuteronomy 27, Luke 10:38-42, Luke 11:1-13, Psalms 76:1-12, Proverbs 12:15-17 Relate:…

The Whisper

Sin whispers to the wicked, deep within their hearts. They have no fear of God at all. (Psalm 36:1) Read: Leviticus 4:1 – 5:19, Mark 2:13 – 3:6, Psalm 36:1-12, Proverbs 10:1-2 Relate: Another translation has this verse read: “I have a message from God in my heart concerning the sinfulness of the wicked. There is no…