May 12 – Awaken The Dawn

Read: 1 Samuel 12:1-13:23, John 7:1-30, Psalm 108:1-13, Proverbs 15:4 My heart is confident in you, O God; no wonder I can sing your praises with all my heart! Wake up, lyre and harp! I will wake the dawn with my song. I will thank you, Lord, among all the people. I will sing your praises…

May 1 – The Price of a Little Peace and Quiet

So she cried whenever she was with him and kept it up for the rest of the celebration. At last, on the seventh day he told her the answer because she was tormenting him with her nagging. Then she explained the riddle to the young men. (Judges 14:17) Read: Judges 13:1-14:20, John 1:29-51, Psalm 102:1-28, Proverbs…

April 23 – Failed

If you shoot for the moon, you will land among the stars. If you shoot for the stars, you will land on the roof. If you shoot for the roof, you will land on the fence. If you shoot for the fence, you will never get off the ground.

April 16 – Delayed

How long have you been waiting on God? Is there something He has promised and it is beginning to seem as though He forgot? Is there a promise that was made so long ago that you have given up on that dream?

Before They Were Famous

Then the king ordered Ashpenaz, his chief of staff, to bring to the palace some of the young men of Judah’s royal family and other noble families, who had been brought to Babylon as captives. “Select only strong, healthy, and good-looking young men,” he said. “Make sure they are well versed in every branch of…

Live Die Repeat

Just as each person is destined to die once and after that comes judgment,  so also Christ was offered once for all time as a sacrifice to take away the sins of many people. He will come again, not to deal with our sins, but to bring salvation to all who are eagerly waiting for him.…

Vanity Fair

The problem is not just that we are prone to do evil. The problem is that we embrace evil as good and celebrate our sin as something worthy to be praised.