October 26: “Exercising in the Spiritual Gym”

5 Minute Read + Scripture readings Today’s Bible Reading: 2 Kings 71 Timothy 4Daniel 11Psalms 119:25-48 Today’s Bible Verse(s): 1 Timothy 4:7–8 (CSB): “But have nothing to do with pointless and silly myths. Rather, train yourself in godliness. For the training of the body has limited benefit, but godliness is beneficial in every way, since […]

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December 8: “A Parent’s Joy”

3 Minute Read + Scripture readings TODAY’S BIBLE READING: Hosea 10:1–14:9 Jude 1:1-25 Psalm 127:1-5 Proverbs 29:15-17 TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S): Proverbs 29:17 (CSB): “Discipline your child, and it will bring you peace of mind and give you delight.” REFLECTIONS ON TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S): The word “discipline” used in our Verse for Today speaks of everything […]

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November 14: “Comfort in Divine Discipline”

4 Minute Read + Scripture readings TODAY’S BIBLE READING: Ezekiel 29:1–30:26 Hebrews 11:32–12:13 Psalm 112:1-10 Proverbs 27:17 TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S): Hebrews 12:7-8 (CSB): “Endure suffering as discipline: God is dealing with you as sons. For what son is there that a father does not discipline? But if you are without discipline — which all receive […]

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October 21: “Developing Discipline and Abstaining from Anger”

3 Minute Read + Scripture readings TODAY’S BIBLE READING: Jeremiah 37:1–38:28 1 Timothy 6:1-21 Psalm 89:38-52 Proverbs 25:28 TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S): Proverbs 25:28 (CSB): “A person who does not control his temper is like a city whose wall is broken down.” REFLECTIONS ON TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S): Our Verse for Today provides a powerful word picture […]

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Self-Discipline and City Walls

TODAY’S BIBLE READING: Jeremiah 37:1–38:28 1 Timothy 6:1-21 Psalm 89:38-52 Proverbs 25:28 TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S): Proverbs 25:28 (ESV) “A man without self-control is like a city broken into and left without walls.” REFLECTIONS ON TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S): Our Verse for Today provides a powerful word picture that stands as a serious warning to each of […]

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How to Become More Like Jesus

DAILY BIBLE READING:Isaiah 60:1–62:5 Philippians 1:27–2:18 Psalm 72:1-20 Proverbs 24:11-12TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S):Phillipians 2:12-13 (ESV) “Therefore, my beloved, as you have always obeyed, so now, not only as in my presence but much more in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling, for  it is God who works in you, both to will and to […]

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Self-mastery

DAILY BIBLE READING:1 Kings 7:1-51 Acts 7:30-50 Psalm 128:1-6 Proverbs 16:31-33 BIBLE VERSE(S) FOR TODAY:Proverbs 16:32 “Patience is better than power, and controlling one’s emotions, than capturing a city.”REFLECTIONS ON TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S):Our Verse for Today is intriguing. When we reflect on it, we realize that it has two lines and each of those lines holds up one attribute over another.But, […]

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Are you stupid?

DAILY BIBLE READING:Deuteronomy 7:1-8:20Luke 7:36-8:3Psalm 69:1-18Proverbs 12:1BIBLE VERSE(S) FOR TODAY:Proverbs 12:1 (CSB) “Whoever loves discipline loves knowledge, but one who hates correction is stupid.”REFLECTIONS ON TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S):While we will agree with the truth of this Proverb, we realize all too well that getting disciplined or corrected isn’t pleasant. We don’t like it when someone […]

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Sin, God’s discipline and restoration

Did you know that there is comfort to be had when, after you sin, God disciplines you? “How is that possible?!” you may ask. Well, it simply shows that God really is your Heavenly Father. It reveals that you really are God’s child and Heaven is really is going to be your eternal home. Because […]

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