Live Today For Tomorrow

It is easy to think that we will do great things if only we were given great opportunities.

The Best Thing

Samson is in many ways every Sunday School boy’s hero. He has superhuman strength. He doesn’t have to worry about haircuts. And he goes around killing bad guys with a jawbone, tearing gates off cities, and setting wild animals on fire. What preteen or early teenage boy wouldn’t love this guy?

In The Light

Jesus shouted to the crowds, “If you trust me, you are trusting not only me, but also God who sent me. For when you see me, you are seeing the one who sent me. I have come as a light to shine in this dark world, so that all who put their trust in me…

John 7:6-7 (Pick Your Fight)

Jesus replied, “Now is not the right time for me to go, but you can go anytime. The world can’t hate you, but it does hate me because I accuse it of doing evil. (John 7:6-7) Read: 1 Kings 9:15 – 10:29, 2 Chronicles 1:14-17, 2 Chronicles 8:1 – 9:28 Relate: Pick your fights. That is a…

John 5:45-47 (In Writing)

“Yet it isn’t I who will accuse you before the Father. Moses will accuse you! Yes, Moses, in whom you put your hopes. If you really believed Moses, you would believe me, because he wrote about me. But since you don’t believe what he wrote, how will you believe what I say?” (John 5:45-47) Read: 2…

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…

Never Stop Praying

Read: Jeremiah 19:1-21:14, 1Thessalonians 5:4-28, Psalm 82:1-8, Proverbs 25:9-10 Always be joyful. Never stop praying. Be thankful in all circumstances, for this is God’s will for you who belong to Christ Jesus. (1 Thessalonians 5:16-18) Relate: One of the most life changing books I’ve ever read is a book that took me maybe an hour, cover to cover. Now,…

Heavenly Minded (3/18/13)

Read: Numbers 26:52-28:15, Luke 3:1-22, Psalm 61:1-8, Proverbs 11:16-17 The crowds asked, “What should we do?” (Luke 3:10) Relate: A couple weeks back I was eating in a restaurant when I started eavesdropping on the table next to me. There were two guys there who were talking about a third coworker who was a Christian. One guy…