September 8: “A Gracious God and an Amazing Gift”

Isaiah 1:18 (NLT): “‘Come now, let’s settle this,’ says the LORD. ‘Though your sins are like scarlet, I will make them as white as snow. Though they are red like crimson, I will make them as white as wool.’”

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July 10: “How to Respond to Injustice”

1 Chronicles 10:13–14 (NLT): “So Saul died because he was unfaithful to the LORD. He failed to obey the LORD’s command, and he even consulted a medium instead of asking the LORD for guidance. So the LORD killed him and turned the kingdom over to David son of Jesse.”

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March 24: “How to Be Happy When Others Slander You”

Words are powerful and they are often used to harm others. When that happens to you, live in such a way that the only real thing they can slander is your walk with Jesus. Then, you can be happy as you look to eternity.

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October 20: “When Unjustly Suffering, Look to the Divine Judge”

5 Minute Read + Scripture readings Today’s Bible Reading: 2 Kings 12 Thessalonians 1Daniel 5Psalms 110-111 Today’s Bible Verse(s): 2 Thessalonians 1:6 (CSB): “since it is just for God to repay with affliction those who afflict you” Reflections on Today’s Bible Verse(s): The verse I have chosen for today is a bit negative. It deals […]

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September 22: “Reconciling with Injustice”

4 Minute Read + Scripture readings Today’s Bible Reading: 2 Samuel 182 Corinthians 11Ezekiel 25Psalms 73 Today’s Bible Verse(s): Psalm 73:1–3 (CSB): “God is indeed good to Israel, to the pure in heart. But as for me, my feet almost slipped; my steps nearly went astray. For I envied the arrogant; I saw the prosperity […]

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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 29: “When It’s Appropriate to Flex Your Muscles”

6 Minute Read + Scripture readings Today’s Bible Reading: Judges 12Acts 16Jeremiah 25Mark 11 Today’s Bible Verse(s): Acts 16:37 (CSB): “But Paul said to them, ‘They beat us in public without a trial, although we are Roman citizens, and threw us in jail. And now are they going to send us away secretly? Certainly not! On […]

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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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