The Glory of God

“The glory of God is man fully alive.” This frequently used quote has been warped and bent into a defense for a heretical humanistic philosophy that runs completely counter to what that father of the faith was actually saying.

Genesis 17:1 (Never Too Old)

When Abram was ninety-nine years old, the Lord appeared to him and said, “I am El-Shaddai—‘God Almighty.’ Serve me faithfully and live a blameless life. (Genesis 17:1) Read: Genesis 16:1 – 18:15, Matthew 6:1-24, Psalm 7:1-17, Proverbs 2:1-5   Relate: In 1934 Harry had a short story published in a magazine and decided that he wanted to make a living as…

John 3:34 (Limitless)

For he is sent by God. He speaks God’s words, for God gives him the Spirit without limit. (John 3:34) Daily Bible Reading: Numbers 30:1 – 31:54 Relate: One of the first verses in the Bible I memorized was only ten words long: “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.” All things. Anything. The…

Peter (John 1:42)

Looking intently at Simon, Jesus said, “Your name is Simon, son of John—but you will be called Cephas” (which means “Peter”). (John 1:42) Read: Job 32:1 – 34:37 Relate: Have you ever daydreamed about having a superpower? Did you ever wonder what it would be like to move through time? What about being able to influence someone’s mind or…

Becoming (10/8/13)

Read: Jeremiah 10:1-11:23, Colossians 3:18-4:18, Psalm 78:56-72, Proverbs 24:28-29 Remind the people of Judah and Jerusalem about the terms of my covenant with them. (Jeremiah 11:2) Relate: One day Sheryl Harris would be a Pulitzer Prize winning columnist for the Cleveland Plain Dealer. This was not yet that day, she didn’t yet have her own column, and this was a…

Who Am I Listening To (6/12/13)

Read: 1Kings 9:1-10:29, Acts 8:14-40, Psalm 130:1-8, Proverbs 17:2-3 I am counting on the Lord; yes, I am counting on him. I have put my hope in his word. (Psalm 130:5) Relate: All he wanted to do was join the army and serve His country. All he got was discouragement. Over and over again he would go to a recruiting…

Age Is No Bar To God’s Call (4/16/13)

Read: Joshua 13:1-14:15, Luke 18:1-17, Psalm 85:1-13, Proverbs 13:7-8 Now, as you can see, the Lord has kept me alive and well as he promised for all these forty-five years since Moses made this promise—even while Israel wandered in the wilderness. Today I am eighty-five years old. I am as strong now as I was when Moses sent…