November 8 – How Many Times

Again and again he rescued them, but they chose to rebel against him, and they were finally destroyed by their sin. (Psalm 106:43) Read: Ezekiel 18:1 – 19:14, Hebrews 9:1-10, Psalm 106:32-48, Proverbs 27:10 Relate: Nebuchadnezzar was a lucky man. Over and over again, he was given opportunity to recognize the greatness of the God of Israel. He saw the…

April 23 – A Job Half Done

Read: Judges 1:1-2:9, Luke 21:29-22:13, Psalm 90:1-91:16, Proverbs 13:24-25 The tribe of Benjamin, however, failed to drive out… The tribe of Manasseh failed to drive out…  The tribe of Ephraim failed to drive out… The tribe of Zebulun failed to drive out… The tribe of Asher failed to drive out… Likewise, the tribe of Naphtali failed…

March 16 – If You Can’t Beat ‘Em

I remember reading a while back an old article that used the early Batman TV show as an example of how violent television was becoming… The author who wrote the negative article about that show would have a heart attack watching the violence on Saturday morning cartoons in our generation, but we don’t even bat an eyelash.

Best Block…

In Karate Kid 2, Mister Miyagi teaches Daniel a very important lesson… The best defense against our opponent is to not be where he is going to hit us.

When Leaders Fail

But the Lord said to Moses and Aaron, “Because you did not trust me enough to demonstrate my holiness to the people of Israel, you will not lead them into the land I am giving them.” (Numbers 20:12 NLT) Read: Numbers 19, Numbers 20, Luke 1:1-25, Psalms 56:1-13, Proverbs 11:8 Relate: “I did not have sexual…

The Real Me (11/19/13)

Read: Ezekiel 39:1-40:27, James 2:18-3:18, Psalm 118:1-18, Proverbs 28:2 So you see, we are shown to be right with God by what we do, not by faith alone.       (James 2:24) Relate: “That’s not who I am. You just don’t see the real me.” Ever hear that line? What about, “That’s not what I meant to do. I know…

Justice Exalted, Righteousness Displayed (9/9/13)

Read: Isaiah 3:1-5:30, 2 Corinthians 11:1-15, Psalm 53:1-6, Proverbs 22:28-29 But the Lord of Heaven’s Armies will be exalted by his justice. The holiness of God will be displayed by his righteousness. (Isaiah 5:16) Relate: Sometimes when I’m reading through the scripture for the day something jumps out at me and I can barely wait to finish reading so I…