October 14: “Use Your Words to Bless Others”

3 Minute Read + Scripture readings Today’s Bible Reading: 1 Kings 17Colossians 4Ezekiel 47Psalms 103 Today’s Bible Verse(s): Colossians 4:6 (CSB): “Let your speech always be gracious, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how you should answer each person.” Reflections on Today’s Bible Verse(s): Our mouths, in relationship with all of the other […]

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August 30: “The Power of Selfless Encouragement”

4 Minute Read + Scripture readings Today’s Bible Reading: 1 Samuel 23 1 Corinthians 4Ezekiel 2Psalms 38 Today’s Bible Verse(s): 1 Samuel 23:16–17 (CSB): “Then Saul’s son Jonathan came to David in Horesh and encouraged him in his faith in God, saying, ‘Don’t be afraid, for my father Saul will never lay a hand on […]

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April 7: “The Power of a Positive Word”

5 Minute Read + Scripture readings Today’s Bible Reading: Leviticus 10 Psalms 11-12 Proverbs 25 1 Thessalonians 4 Today’s Bible Verse(s): “A word spoken at the right time is like gold apples in silver settings. A wise correction to a receptive ear is like a gold ring or an ornament of gold.” Proverbs 25:11-12 (CSB) […]

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April 2: “Lord, Our Shield and the Lifter of My Head”

3 Minute Read + Video & Scripture readings Today’s Bible Reading: Leviticus 5 Psalms 3-4 Proverbs 20 Colossians 3  Today’s Bible Verse(s): “LORD, how my foes increase! There are many who attack me. Many say about me, ‘There is no help for him in God.’ But you, LORD, are a shield around me, my glory, […]

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March 11: “Embracing Discouragement”

9 Minute Read + Scripture readings Today’s Bible Reading: Exodus 22 John 1 Job 40 2 Corinthians 10 Today’s Bible Verse(s): “‘I have seen and testified that this is the Son of God.’ The next day, John was standing with two of his disciples. When he saw Jesus passing by, he said, ‘Look, the Lamb […]

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January 26: “The Power of a Parent’s Blessing”

5 Minute Read + Scripture readings Today’s Bible Reading: Genesis 27 Matthew 26 Esther 3 Acts 26 Today’s Bible Verse(s): “When Esau heard his father’s words, he cried out with a loud and bitter cry and said to his father, ‘Bless me too, my father!’” ‭‭Genesis‬ ‭27:34‬ ‭CSB‬‬ Reflections on Today’s Bible Verse(s): There was […]

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January 11: “The Power of an Encouraging Word”

5 Minute Read + Scripture readings Today’s Bible Reading: Genesis 12 Matthew 11 Nehemiah 1 Acts 11 Today’s Bible Verse(s): “Truly I tell you, among those born of women no one greater than John the Baptist has appeared, but the least in the kingdom of heaven is greater than he.” Matthew 11:11 (CSB) Reflections on […]

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November 4: “The Power of Praise”

7 Minute Read + Scripture readings TODAY’S BIBLE READING: Ezekiel 10:1–11:25 Hebrews 6:1-20 Psalm 105:16-36 Proverbs 27:1-2 TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S): Proverbs 27:2 (CSB): “Let another praise you, and not your own mouth — a stranger, and not your own lips.” ‭‭REFLECTIONS ON TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S): Our Verse for Today is really easy to understand, isn’t it? […]

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The Power of an Encouraging Word

I came to realize just how powerful an encouraging word is when I started running.I usually hit the pavement about 3-5 times a week and put in training runs. Just me and the road … with my phone and running app that logs my miles. Periodically, I’ve tried to push it and do some sprints. […]

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The purpose of God’s comfort

Life is tough. Sometimes, life is downright painful. But, for the follower of Jesus, there is comfort to be had. As we cry out to Him, we can experience comfort (yes, in the face of trials) that comes from fellowship with Him, knowing that He is fully in control and that He has promised to […]

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