April 18: “Prayer’s Fuel”

5 Minute Read + Scripture readings Today’s Bible Reading: Leviticus 22 Psalms 28-29 Ecclesiastes 5 2 Timothy 1 Today’s Bible Verse(s): “LORD, I call to you; my rock, do not be deaf to me. If you remain silent to me, I will be like those going down to the Pit. Listen to the sound of […]

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January 31: “Wrestling With God”

5 Minute Read + Scripture readings Today’s Bible Reading: Genesis 32 Mark 3 Esther 8 Romans 3 Today’s Bible Verse(s): “Jacob was left alone, and a man wrestled with him until daybreak… But Jacob said, ‘I will not let you go unless you bless me.’ … Jacob then named the place Peniel, ‘For I have seen […]

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December 12: “Be Passionate About Jesus … or Sin!”

4 Minute Read + Scripture readings TODAY’S BIBLE READING: Amos 7:1–9:15 Revelation 3:7-22 Psalm 131:1-3 Proverbs 29:23 TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S): Revelation 3:15-16 (CSB): “I know your works, that you are neither cold nor hot. I wish that you were cold or hot. So, because you are lukewarm, and neither hot nor cold, I am going […]

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A Dad Post

(Dad Post: Where a dad takes the opportunity to brag on one of his kids.) In some ways, last night was a disaster. A football team from Union County drove a couple hours to give us a good ol’ fashioned spankin’ on our own turf. The loss was embarrassing and something we all want to […]

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Be Passionate about Jesus or Sin!

TODAY’S BIBLE READING: Amos 7:1–9:15 Revelation 3:7-22 Psalm 131:1-3 Proverbs 29:23 TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S): Revelation 3:15-16 (ESV) “I know your works: you are neither cold nor hot. Would that you were either cold or hot! So, because you are lukewarm, and neither hot nor cold, I will spit you out of my mouth.” REFLECTIONS ON […]

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A story of passion and conquest

DAILY BIBLE READING:Joshua 13:1-14:15Luke 18:1-17Psalm 85:1-13Proverbs 13:7-8BIBLE VERSE(S) FOR TODAY:Joshua 14:12 (CSB) “Now give me this hill country the Lord promised me on that day, because you heard then that the Anakim are there, as well as large fortified cities. Perhaps the Lord will be with me and I will drive them out as the Lord promised.”REFLECTIONS ON TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S):I have some […]

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God’s attraction to passionate people

One Biblical principle that I have particularly noticed over the last year of Bible reading is this: God is especially attracted to folks who are passionate. Here are just a few places in Scripture where this point is noted… God engaged in an all-night wresting match with a passionate Jacob (Genesis 32:22-32). Among his 12 […]

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