Faithful With The Now

Read: Ecclesiastes 1:1-3:22, Corinthians 6:1-13, Psalm 46:1-11, Proverbs 22:15 For everything there is a season, a time for every activity under heaven. (Ecclesiastes 3:1) Relate: Five dollars a day. I’m 40(ish) years old. If I were to put away five dollars a day every day into an account like an IRA or 401K, by the time I was…

October 19 – Journaling

  Read: Jeremiah 33:1-34:22, 1 Timothy 4:1-16, Psalm 89:1-13, Proverbs 25:23-24 Relate: Ben Franklin had one. Thomas Jefferson did it. So did Christopher Columbus. Among many political greats, we could name the British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, American Presidents Teddy Roosevelt and Ronald Reagan as well as the greatest UN Secretary General ever: Dag Hammarskjöld. Since I am…

Just Like Always

But when Daniel learned that the law had been signed, he went home and knelt down as usual in his upstairs room, with its windows open toward Jerusalem. He prayed three times a day, just as he had always done, giving thanks to his God. (Daniel 6:10) Read: Daniel 6:1-28, 2 Peter 3:1-18, Psalm 119:129-152, Proverbs 28:21-22 Relate: Way back…

It Only Takes Once

Unlike those other high priests, he does not need to offer sacrifices every day. They did this for their own sins first and then for the sins of the people. But Jesus did this once and for all when he offered himself as the sacrifice for the people’s sins. The law appointed high priests who…

Just Five Minutes

While Jesus was here on earth, he offered prayers and pleadings, with a loud cry and tears, to the one who could rescue him from death. And God heard his prayers because of his deep reverence for God. (Hebrews 5:7) Read: Ezekiel 7:1 – 9:11, Hebrews 5:1-14, Psalm 105:1-15, Proverbs 26:28 Relate: I think it was my junior year in…