November 4 – What Do You Hope For

For God is not unjust. He will not forget how hard you have worked for him and how you have shown your love to him by caring for other believers, as you still do. Our great desire is that you will keep on loving others as long as life lasts, in order to make certain that…

May 27 – Into The Unknown

I was absolutely horrified. It was dark, horribly dark, and I was in a strange place. There were lots of trees and stuff all around me and there were things in those trees making noises. Scary noises.

Ecclesiastes 3:1 (It Is Time Now)

For everything there is a season, a time for every activity under heaven. (Ecclesiastes 3:1) Read: Ecclesiastes 1:1-3:22, Corinthians 6:1-13, Psalm 46:1-11, Proverbs 22:15 Relate: All it would take is five dollars a day. I’m 37 years old. If I were to start today by putting five dollars a day every day into an account like an IRA or…

Unbearable

There is so much more I want to tell you, but you can’t bear it now. (John 16:12) Read: Luke 13:22 – 14:24, John 10:1-42 Relate: I was absolutely horrified. It was dark, horribly dark, and I was in a strange place. There were lots of trees and stuff and there were things in those trees making noises.…

προφήτης

Then the Pharisees again questioned the man who had been blind and demanded, “What’s your opinion about this man who healed you?” The man replied, “I think he must be a prophet.” (John 9:17) Read: Psalm 1-2, 10, 33, 71, 91 Relate: προφήτης. For those of us that can’t read Homer in the original, those squiggles should…

Calling Again (John 1:39)

“Come and see,” he said. It was about four o’clock in the afternoon when they went with him to the place where he was staying, and they remained with him the rest of the day. (John 1:39) Read: Job 26:1 – 29:25 Relate: Over the past couple nights my dreams have been a bit nostalgic. Random people from points…

I Know the Plans… (10/16/13)

Read: Jeremiah 28:1-29:32, 1 Timothy 1:1-20 Psalm 86:1-17, Proverbs 25:17 For I know the plans I have for you,” says the Lord. “They are plans for good and not for disaster, to give you a future and a hope. In those days when you pray, I will listen. If you look for me wholeheartedly, you will find me. (Jeremiah…

Becoming (10/8/13)

Read: Jeremiah 10:1-11:23, Colossians 3:18-4:18, Psalm 78:56-72, Proverbs 24:28-29 Remind the people of Judah and Jerusalem about the terms of my covenant with them. (Jeremiah 11:2) Relate: One day Sheryl Harris would be a Pulitzer Prize winning columnist for the Cleveland Plain Dealer. This was not yet that day, she didn’t yet have her own column, and this was a…