You’re Doing It Wrong

But the Son of God came to destroy the works of the devil. (1 John 3:8) Read: Daniel 11:2-35, 1 John 3:7-24, Psalm 122:1-9, Proverbs 29:1 Relate: I would have to say that the worst Christmas in my memory was also the year I had the “biggest haul”. It was on election day in November that year when my father…

Roll the Shame Away

Joshua and the men of Israel had to make a decision to follow God’s instructions in complete obedience. After they did this God rolled the shame of their slavery in Egypt away.

John 6:41-42 (Reputations)

Then the people began to murmur in disagreement because he had said, “I am the bread that came down from heaven.” They said, “Isn’t this Jesus, the son of Joseph? We know his father and mother. How can he say, ‘I came down from heaven’?” (John 6:41-42) Read: Psalms 68 – 70, 86, 101 Relate: I was in seventh…

John 2:22 (My Past)

After he was raised from the dead, his disciples remembered he had said this, and they believed both the Scriptures and what Jesus had said. (John 2:22) Daily Bible Reading: Leviticus 1:1 – 3:17, Numbers 8:1 – 9:14 Relate: I love alternate history. I love reading books that will take one moment in time, change one pivotal…

John 1:48 (I See You)

“How do you know me?” Nathanael asked. Jesus answered, “I saw you while you were still under the fig tree before Philip called you.” Daily Bible Reading: Exodus 1:1 – 4:17, 1 Chronicles 6:1-3 Relate: At my college there was a famous pond. I don’t know that anybody ever bothered giving it a name but everyone knew it…

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…

Joy (12/25/13)

Read: Zechariah 8:1-23, Revelation 16:1-21, Psalm 144:1-15, Proverbs 30:29-31 The streets of the city will be filled with boys and girls at play. (Zechariah 8:5) Yes, joyful are those who live like this! Joyful indeed are those whose God is the Lord. (Psalm 144:15) Relate: There is just something about Christmas morning that just fills the soul with joy. Growing up, most…