Tough Love

But I say, do not resist an evil person! If someone slaps you on the right cheek, offer the other cheek also. If you are sued in court and your coat is taken from you, give your shirt, too. If a soldier demands that you carry his gear for a mile, carry it two miles. (Matthew…

Ants And Boots

I tremble in fear of you; I stand in awe of your regulations… My eyes strain to see your rescue, to see the truth of your promise fulfilled. (Psalm 119:120,123) Read: Daniel 5:1-31, 2 Peter 2:1-22, Psalm 119:113-128, Proverbs 28:19-20 Relate: Please bear with me while I walk through one of those free association moments. While I was reading Psalm 119:120, my memory drifted…

Job 37:1-5 (Majesty and Glory)

My heart pounds as I think of this. It trembles within me. Listen carefully to the thunder of God’s voice as it rolls from his mouth. It rolls across the heavens, and his lightning flashes in every direction. Then comes the roaring of the thunder— the tremendous voice of his majesty. He does not restrain…

Luke 22:32 (Make A Comeback)

“But I have pleaded in prayer for you, Simon, that your faith should not fail. So when you have repented and turned to me again, strengthen your brothers.” (Luke 22:32 NLT) Read: Judges 2:10-23, Judges 3, Luke 22:14-34, Psalms 92, Psalms 93:1-5, Proverbs 14:1-2 Relate:  When we make big mistakes, there is a small voice…

On the Edge

We have a teammate who has overcome every obstacle and is willing to show us the way, give us a boost, or carry us through if need be.

Above The Highest Heavens

Be exalted, O God, above the highest heavens! May your glory shine over all the earth. (Psalm 57:5) Read: Numbers 21:1-22:20, Luke 1:26-56, Psalm 57:1-11, Proverbs 11:9-11 Relate: Have you ever seen a picture of the earth taken from the furthest vantage point ever? If you just answered no, you lied. Look up. There it is. You…