August 30: “The Power of Selfless Encouragement”

4 Minute Read + Scripture readings Today’s Bible Reading: 1 Samuel 23 1 Corinthians 4Ezekiel 2Psalms 38 Today’s Bible Verse(s): 1 Samuel 23:16–17 (CSB): “Then Saul’s son Jonathan came to David in Horesh and encouraged him in his faith in God, saying, ‘Don’t be afraid, for my father Saul will never lay a hand on […]

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June 30: “Praying Against the Arrogant”

9 Minute Read + Scripture readings Today’s Bible Reading: Joshua 2Psalms 123-125Isaiah 62Matthew 10 Today’s Bible Verse(s): Psalm 123:3–4 (CSB): “Show us favor, Lord, show us favor, for we’ve had more than enough contempt. We’ve had more than enough scorn from the arrogant and contempt from the proud.” Reflections on Today’s Bible Verse(s): There is no […]

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September 20: “But God Told Me…”

5 Minute Read + Scripture readings TODAY’S BIBLE READING Isaiah 33:10–36:22 Galatians 5:13-26 Psalm 64:1-10 Proverbs 23:23 TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S): Isaiah 36:10 (CSB): “Have I attacked this land to destroy it without the Lord’s approval? The Lord said to me, ‘Attack this land and destroy it.’” REFLECTIONS ON TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S): I acknowledge that the […]

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August 11: “The Sin of Pride”

3 Minute Read + Scripture readings TODAY’S BIBLE READING: Nehemiah 1:1–3:14 1 Corinthians 7:1-24 Psalm 31:19-24 Proverbs 21:4 TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S): Proverbs 21:4 (CSB) “The lamp that guides the wicked – haughty eyes and an arrogant heart – is sin.” REFLECTIONS ON TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S): If there is one sin that is the root of […]

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July 30: “A Warning to Those Who Are Blessed”

3 Minute Read + Scripture readings TODAY’S BIBLE READING: 2 Chronicles 26:1–28:27 Romans 13:1-14 Psalm 23:1-6 Proverbs 20:11 TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S): 2 Chronicles 26:16 (CSB) “But when he became strong, he grew arrogant, and it led to his own destruction…” REFLECTIONS ON TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S): One of my very favorite passages in the Bible is […]

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June 20: “The Lord’s Delight in the Humble”

3 Minute Read TODAY’S BIBLE READING: 1 Kings 22:1-53 Acts 13:16-41 Psalm 138:1-8 Proverbs 17:17-18 TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S): Psalm 138:6 (CSB): “Though the Lord is exalted, he takes note of the humble; but he knows the haughty from a distance.” REFLECTIONS ON TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S): If we are honest, we would have to admit that […]

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June 14: “The Danger of Speaking on Behalf of God”

8 Minute Read TODAY’S BIBLE READING: 1 Kings 12:20–13:34 Acts 9:26-43 Psalm 132:1-18 Proverbs 17:6 TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S): 1 Kings 13:18-19 (CSB): “He said to him, ‘I am also a prophet like you. An angel spoke to me by the word of the LORD: “Bring him back with you to your house so that he […]

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January 10: “The Lord told me to …”

TODAY’S BIBLE READING: Genesis 23:1–24:51 Matthew 8:1-17 Psalm 9:13-20 Proverbs 3:1-6 TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S): Genesis 24:50 (CSB) “Laban and Bethuel answered, “This is from the LORD; we have no choice in the matter.” REFLECTIONS ON TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S): I apologize in advance but I’m going to step up on one of my soap boxes … […]

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