July 20: “One Way to Grow Wise as We Grow Old”

2 Minute Read TODAY’S BIBLE READING: 2 Chronicles 1:1–3:17 Romans 6:1-23 Psalm 16:1-11 Proverbs 19:20-21 TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S): Proverbs 19:20 (CSB) “Listen to counsel and receive instruction so that you may be wise later in life.” REFLECTIONS ON TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S): I’m one of those guys that likes to sit in the chairs in the […]

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June 26: “Talking and the Value of Listening”

4 Minute Read TODAY’S BIBLE READING: 2 Kings 9:14–10:31 Acts 17:1-34 Psalm 144:1-15 Proverbs 17:27-28 TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S): Proverbs 17:27-28 (CSB): “The one who has knowledge restrains his words, and one who keeps a cool head is a person of understanding. Even a fool is considered wise when he keeps silent — discerning, when he seals his […]

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April 4: “To Serve or to Spend Time With Jesus, That is the Question”

7 Minute Read TODAY’S BIBLE READING: Deuteronomy 26:1–27:26 Luke 10:38–11:13 Psalm 76:1-12 Proverbs 12:15-17 TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S): Luke 10:41-42 (CSB): “The Lord answered her, ‘Martha, Martha, you are worried and upset about many things, but one thing is necessary. Mary has made the right choice, and it will not be taken away from her.’” REFLECTIONS […]

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Look smart, keep quiet

DAILY BIBLE READING:2 Kings 13:1–14:29 Acts 18:23–19:12 Psalm 146:1-10 Proverbs 18:2-3BIBLE VERSE(S) FOR TODAY:Proverbs 18:2 “A fool does not delight in understanding, but only wants to show off his opinions.”REFLECTIONS ON TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S):In our Verse for Today, we find ourselves considering a type of person that is labeled a fool. They get that label because they talk too […]

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How do we hear from God?

How does God talk to us? If you think that God has revealed something to you, how does He do it? And how do you know it was Him? If someone came to you and said, “God told me to tell you that you need to begin teaching a Sunday School class,” would you immediately […]

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The humility to listen and learn

DAILY BIBLE READING:Joshua 15:1-63Luke 18:18-43Psalm 86:1-17Proverbs 13:9-10BIBLE VERSE(S) FOR TODAY:Proverbs 13:10 (CSB) “Arrogance leads to nothing but strife, but wisdom is gained by those who take advice.”REFLECTIONS ON TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S):What is it that causes so many of us to bristle when others give us advice? Maybe we’re insecure? Maybe we want to seem like […]

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The benefit of listening (and not talking)

TODAY’S BIBLE READING:Leviticus 22:17–23:44 Mark 9:30–10:12 Psalm 44:1-8 Proverbs 10:19BIBLE VERSE(S) FOR TODAY:Proverbs 10:19 “Too much talk leads to sin. Be sensible and keep your mouth shut.”REFLECTIONS ON TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S):Someone has said that God gave us two ears and only one mouth so that we would listen twice as much as we speak.Yet, most of us apparently didn’t […]

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The blessings of listening

TODAY’S BIBLE READING:Leviticus 11:1-12:8  Mark 5:21-43 Psalm 38:1-22 Proverbs 10:8-9BIBLE VERSE(S) FOR TODAY: Proverbs 10:8 “The wise are glad to be instructed, but babbling fools fall flat on their faces.” REFLECTIONS ON TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S): The core sin that each of us struggle with is pride. It would seem that all of our other sins […]

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