March 9 – Nailed It

Sin is what comes out of disobedience to produce separation from God. It is us being at war with God. Whether it is something as drastic as murder or as commonplace as lying and pride, the causes and effects of these sins are the same.

Royalty For A Reason

But you are not like that, for you are a chosen people. You are royal priests, a holy nation, God’s very own possession. As a result, you can show others the goodness of God, for he called you out of the darkness into his wonderful light. (1 Peter 2:9) Read: Ezekiel 45:13 – 46:24, 1 Peter 1:13 –…

The Ten C’s

I’ve read recently that those claiming to be “spiritual but not religious” are actually performing an act of linguistic terrorism. They are placing themselves in a position where they can snipe and criticize others while avoiding any stand of their own. In the desire to feel good about themselves, they are also avoiding any attempt at truth.

Matthew 14:10 (He Lost His Head)

So John was beheaded in the prison, (Matthew 14:10) Read: Genesis 42:18-43:34, Matthew 13:47-14:12, Psalm 18:16-36, Proverbs 4:7-10   Relate: What names would come to mind if I were to ask you who was the godliest people of our generation? Who best has modeled integrity, sacrifice, holiness, etc? For me, two names immediately jump to the forefront at…

Nailed It

Then Pilate turned Jesus over to them to be crucified. So they took Jesus away. Carrying the cross by himself, he went to the Place of the Skull (in Hebrew, Golgotha). There they nailed him to the cross. Two others were crucified with him, one on either side, with Jesus between them. (John 19:16-18) Read: Daniel…

John 14:6 (What Is Truth)

Jesus told him, “I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one can come to the Father except through me.” (John 14:6) Read: Nehemiah 5:14-19, Nehemiah 12:27 – 13:31, Malachi 1:1 – 2:9 Relate: Breakfast had been ruined. True, it was not the most lavish of meals but I enjoyed having a bit of emmer…