August 31st, 2020
“Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever.” – Hebrews 13:8 Our God is always the same.He is the same in His nature, His character and His will. We can rest in the fact that He never ch...
August 30th, 2020
“Why are you cast down, O my soul, and why are you in turmoil within me? Hope in God; for I shall again praise him, my salvation and my God.” – Psalm 43:5 The Psalms are a good place to camp out if yo...
August 29th, 2020
“Then I acknowledged my sin to you and did not cover up my iniquity. I said, ‘I will confess my transgressions to the Lord.’ And you forgave the guilt of my sin.” - Psalm 32:5 How can I draw close to ...
August 28th, 2020
“But the wisdom from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, reasonable, full of mercy and good fruits, unwavering without hypocrisy. And the seed whose fruit is righteousness is sown in peace by...
August 26th, 2020
“But I have trusted in your steadfast love; my heart shall rejoice in your salvation. I will sing to the Lord, because he has dealt bountifully with me.” – Psalm 13: 5-6 Most good stories contain a pl...
August 26th, 2020
“So Jesus said to them, ‘Truly, truly, I say to you, the Son can do nothing of his own accord, but only what he sees the Father doing. For whatever the Father does, that the Son does likewise. For the...
August 25th, 2020
“Let not your heart envy sinners, but continue in the fear of the Lord all the day.” – Proverbs 23:17 Our current American culture promotes comparisons.Many of us peruse our friends’ social media post...
August 24th, 2020
“Brothers, I do not consider that I have made it my own. But one thing I do: forgetting what lies behind and straining forward to what lies ahead, I press on toward the goal for the prize of the upwar...
August 23rd, 2020
“The king’s heart is a stream of water in the hand of the Lord; he turns it where he will.” - Proverbs 21: 1 “Leadership is a stewardship.”This is a quote from Pastor Andy Stanley delivered to thousan...
August 22nd, 2020
“As a deer pants for flowing streams, so pants my soul for you, O God. My soul thirsts for God, for the living God.” – Psalm 42: 1-2a “If you aren’t hungry for God, you are full of yourself.”Stop and ...
August 21st, 2020
“Love covers a multitude of sins.” – 1 Peter 4:8b One way to promote unity and harmony is to overlook minor offenses.Such a strategy is recommended throughout scripture:*Proverbs 19:11 – “Good sense m...
August 20th, 2020
“Count it all joy, my brothers, when you meet trials of various kinds, for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be p...