November 9: “Encouragement to Pray Boldly”

Because of what Jesus has done for us, we can boldly go into Heaven’s throne room and ask for what we need. God stands ready to listen and, if He believes it to be the right thing to do, answer our prayers.

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October 9: “The Balance of the Christian Life”

5 Minute Read + Scripture readings Today’s Bible Reading: 1 Kings 12Philippians 3Ezekiel 42Psalms 94 Today’s Bible Verse(s): Philippians 3:18–20 (CSB): “For I have often told you, and now say again with tears, that many live as enemies of the cross of Christ. Their end is destruction; their god is their stomach; their glory is […]

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October 2: “A Faith that Works”

6 Minute Read + Scripture readings Today’s Bible Reading: 1 Kings 4-5Ephesians 2Ezekiel 35Psalms 85 Today’s Bible Verse(s): Ephesians 2:8–10 (CSB): “For you are saved by grace through faith, and this is not from yourselves; it is God’s gift — not from works, so that no one can boast. For we are his workmanship, created […]

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September 16: “A Speck, a Log, and a Story”

6 Minute Read + Scripture readings Today’s Bible Reading: 2 Samuel 122 Corinthians 5Ezekiel 19Psalms 64-65 Today’s Bible Verse(s): 2 Samuel 12:5-6 (CSB): “David was infuriated with the man and said to Nathan, ‘As the LORD lives, the man who did this deserves to die! Because he has done this thing and shown no pity, he […]

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July 20: “My Privileges in the Heavenly Courtroom”

12 Minute Read + Scripture readings Today’s Bible Reading: Judges 3Acts 7Jeremiah 16Mark 2 Today’s Bible Verse(s): Acts 7:59-60 (CSB): “While they were stoning Stephen, he called out, ‘Lord Jesus, receive my spirit!’ He knelt down and cried out with a loud voice, ‘Lord, do not hold this sin against them!’ And after saying this, he […]

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“The World Condemns With No Hope of Restoration; It Needs the Gospel!”

The past few months have been pretty astounding. People are getting targeted for something they did years or even decades ago. What they did was clearly wrong but that offense (or offenses) in their past is enough to get them fired or at least publicly disgraced. If you keep up with the news, you’ll also […]

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April 10: “Our Prayers, a Pleasing Aroma”

5 Minute Read + Scripture readings Today’s Bible Reading: Leviticus 14 Psalm 17 Proverbs 28 2 Thessalonians 2 Today’s Bible Verse(s): “Anyone who turns his ear away from hearing the law — even his prayer is detestable.” Proverbs 28:9 (CSB) Reflections on Today’s Bible Verse(s): We understand throughout Scripture that God loves it when we […]

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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 1: “Free, not Cheap, Grace”

7 Minute Read + Scripture readings Today’s Bible Reading: Leviticus 4 Psalms 1-2 Proverbs 19 Colossians 2 Today’s Bible Verse(s): “He erased the certificate of debt, with its obligations, that was against us and opposed to us, and has taken it away by nailing it to the cross.” Colossians 2:14 (CSB) Reflections on Today’s Bible […]

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