The Gate

I tell you the truth, I am the gate for the sheep. All who came before me were thieves and robbers. But the true sheep did not listen to them. Yes, I am the gate. Those who come in through me will be saved.  Read: 1 Samuel 22:1 – 23:29, John 10:1-21, Psalm 115:1-18, Proverbs 15:18-19 Relate: I pass…

The Christmas Song

The thing that I really love about this truth when it comes to Christmas is that there are some very unique smells I associate with the holiday season.

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…

A Far Off Land

Remember the Lord, though you are in a far-off land, and think about your home in Jerusalem. (Jeremiah 51:50) Read: Jeremiah 51:1-53, Titus 2:1-15, Psalm 99:1-9, Proverbs 26:17 Relate: It isn’t the holidays that get to me. At least, I don’t think it is. I haven’t actually been living as an expat in a Muslim nation around Christmas time so I…