February 4: “The Value of a Sincere Heart”

It’s now who we appear to be that matters to God. It’s who we really are. So, we should spend much more time working on our hearts than we do on our actions. If our heart is right, our actions will follow.

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June 22: “One Clear Pathway to Holiness”

4 Minute Read + Scripture readings Today’s Bible Reading: Deuteronomy 27-28:19Psalms 119:1-24Isaiah 54Matthew 2 Today’s Bible Verse(s): Psalm 119:11 (CSB): “I have treasured your word in my heart so that I may not sin against you.” Reflections on Today’s Bible Verse(s): God has called us to a holy life (1 Peter 1:16). In fact, if […]

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February 4: “I Am Completely Righteous!”

6 Minute Read + Scripture readings Today’s Bible Reading: Genesis 37 Mark 7 Job 3 Romans 7 Today’s Bible Verse(s): “So now I am no longer the one doing it, but it is sin living in me.” Romans 7:17 (CSB) Reflections on Today’s Bible Verse(s): I love the old hymns. I love them not only […]

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August 4: “Are You a Jesus-Follower? Then Look In the Mirror to See a Saint!”

5 Minute Read + Scripture readings TODAY’S BIBLE READING: 2 Chronicles 35:1–36:23 1 Corinthians 1:1-17 Psalm 27:1-6 Proverbs 20:20-21 TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S): 1 Corinthians 1:2 (CSB): “To the church of God at Corinth, to those sanctified in Christ Jesus, called as saints, with all those in every place who call on the name of Jesus Christ our Lord ​— ​both their Lord […]

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February 25: “A Picture of God’s Justice”

5 Minute Read TODAY’S BIBLE READING: Leviticus 16:29–18:30 Mark 7:24–8:10 Psalm 41:1-13 Proverbs 10:15-16 TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S): Leviticus 18:25 (CSB): “The land has become defiled, so I am punishing it for its iniquity, and the land will vomit out its inhabitants.” REFLECTIONS ON TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S): Well, how’s that for a Verse of the Day? […]

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February 20: “The Happiness and Fear of Experiencing God’s Holiness”

7 Minute Read TODAY’S BIBLE READING: Leviticus 9:7–10:20 Mark 4:26–5:20 Psalm 37:30-40 Proverbs 10:6-7 TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S): Leviticus 10:1-2 (CSB): “Aaron’s sons Nadab and Abihu each took his own firepan, put fire in it, placed incense on it, and presented unauthorized fire before the LORD, which he had not commanded them to do. Then fire […]

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On squirrels and holiness

This morning proved to be interesting … and if you have a weak stomach, do not read this post. Zach and I went through our usual morning routine after Kim took Sean and Joseph to school. We headed out the door, hopped into the car, drove to the bus stop a few blocks down the […]

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