September 11, 2017

Day 11: Youth Growing in expectation  “Who stands firm to the end will be saved” (Matthew 24:13  NIV). Related passage:  1 Thessalonians 4:13-18 Even before Jesus died and rose again, he told his disciples about his second coming!  (The church has always waited for this last remaining prophecy of scripture to be fulfilled.)  I wonder […]

September 8, 2017

Day 10: College The Weary Disciples: The days are getting longer and harder, both physically and spiritually, am I right? READ: Matthew 26:36-45   How Tired Are You: Physically? Not sleeping for 24 hours can lead to the same lack of awareness as a blood alcohol level of 0.11. But how many times are you […]

September 7, 2017

Day 9: Adults A lasting influence “But Ruth replied ‘Don’t urge me to leave you or to turn back from you.  Where you go I will go, and where you stay I will stay.  Your people will be my people and your God will be my God’” (Ruth 1:16  NIV). Just as Ruth showed loyalty […]

September 6, 2017

Day 8:  Youth Seeking Stillness “Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light for my path” (Psalm 11:105 NIV). “Do not merely listen to the word, and so deceive yourselves.  Do what it says.  Anyone who listens to the word but does not do what it says is like a man who […]

September 5, 2017

Day 7: College and Young Professionals An attitude for revival “Jesus, Son of David, have mercy on me! . . . let me see again” (Mark 10:46-52 JM). The other day, I was walking and saw what I thought was a friend of mine coming toward me. I called out to him, making a comment […]

September 4, 2017

Day 6: Adults Words and Actions “If anyone has material possessions and sees his brother in need but has no pity on him, how can the love of God be in him?  Dear children, let us not love with words or tongue but with actions and in truth” (1 John 3:17-18  NIV). Words, words, words!  […]

September 1, 2017

Day 5: Preschoolers  Wow, God! “Then Jesus called the children over to him and said to the disciples, ‘Let the little children come to me!  Never send them away!  For the Kingdom of God belongs to men who have hearts as trusting as these little children’s.  And anyone who doesn’t have their kind of faith […]

August 31, 2017

Day 4: Adult Department Being filled with God’s Spirit                                                                               “Create in me a pure heart, O God, […]

August 30, 2017

Day 3: Children Teachable obedience  “Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. Honor your mother and father” (Ephesians 6.1-2 NIV). Children The Bible says that to please the Lord it is your duty to obey and honor your parents. What the Apostle Paul means by this statement is that if the […]

August 29, 2017

August 29, 2017 Day 2: Adult Department Beyond good intentions “I would like to learn just one thing from you:  Did you receive the Spirit by the works of the law, or by believing what you heard?  Are you so foolish?  After beginning by means of the Spirit, are you now trying to finish by […]