June 29: “How to Be Strong and Courageous”

7 Minute Read + Scripture readings Today’s Bible Reading: Joshua 1Psalm 120-122Isaiah 61Matthew 9 Today’s Bible Verse(s): Joshua 1:6-9 (CSB): “Be strong and courageous, for you will distribute the land I swore to their fathers to give them as an inheritance. Above all, be strong and very courageous to observe carefully the whole instruction my […]

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10 Bible Passages to Combat Anxiety

If I am fearful and anxious, it didn’t come from God. Instead, He offers me the mental habits of a confident, happy, peaceful life. 2 Timothy 1:7 (CSB): “For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but one of power, love, and sound judgment.”   I will pray instead of worrying so that […]

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April 20: “Strength and Courage Come From Trusting the Lord”

5 Minute Read + Scripture readings Today’s Bible Reading: Leviticus 24 Psalms 31 Ecclesiastes 7 2 Timothy 3 Today’s Bible Verse(s): “Be strong, and let your heart be courageous, all you who put your hope in the Lord.” Psalm 31:24 (CSB) Reflections on Today’s Bible Verse(s): When our three sons were much younger, there were […]

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November 19: “Strength In Trials”

7 Minute Read + Scripture readings TODAY’S BIBLE READING: Ezekiel 39:1–40:27 James 2:18–3:18 Psalm 118:1-18 Proverbs 28:2 TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S): Psalm 118:5-9 (CSB): “I called to the LORD in distress; the LORD answered me and put me in a spacious place. The LORD is for me; I will not be afraid. What can a mere […]

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October 7: “Relying Upon Jesus’ Strength To Do the Impossible”

4 Minute Read + Scripture readings TODAY’S BIBLE READING: Jeremiah 8:8–9:26 Colossians 3:1-17 Psalm 78:32-55 Proverbs 24:27 TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S): Colossians 3:13 (CSB): “bearing with one another and forgiving one another if anyone has a grievance against another. Just as the Lord has forgiven you, so you are also to forgive.” REFLECTIONS ON TODAY’S BIBLE […]

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August 8: “The Value of Gray Hair”

3 Minute Read + Scripture readings TODAY’S BIBLE READING: Ezra 7:1–8:20 1 Corinthians 4:1-21 Psalm 30:1-12 Proverbs 20:28-30 TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S): Proverbs 20:29 (CSB) “The glory of young men is their strength, and the splendor of old men is gray hair.” REFLECTIONS ON TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S): In our Verse for Today, we see that Solomon […]

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April 10: “How to Be Strong and Courageous”

5 Minute Read TODAY’S BIBLE READING: Deuteronomy 34:1—Joshua 2:24 Luke 13:22–14:6 Psalm 79:1-13 Proverbs 12:26 TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S): Joshua 1:6-9 (CSB): “Be strong and courageous, for you will distribute the land I swore to their fathers to give them as an inheritance. Above all, be strong and very courageous to observe carefully the whole instruction […]

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How to develop strength and courage

DAILY BIBLE READING:Deuteronomy 34:1 – Joshua 2:24Luke 13:22-14:6Psalm 79:1-13Proverbs 12:26BIBLE VERSE(S) FOR TODAY:Joshua 1:6-9 6 “Be strong and courageous, for you will distribute the land I swore to their fathers to give them as an inheritance. 7 Above all, be strong and very courageous to observe carefully the whole instruction my servant Moses commanded you. Do not turn […]

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A woman’s eyes and a ferocious dog

This morning, I went out for a run and was reminded that a woman’s eyes testify to the fact that we live in a broken world.   Now that may sound strange until you think about it. My run this morning took place before sunrise. The only light was from the few oncoming cars and […]

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