April 24 – Examining Our Hearts

TODAY’S VERSES: Psalm 139:23-24 23 Search me, God, and know my heart;     test me and know my anxious thoughts. 24 See if there is any offensive way in me,     and lead me in the way everlasting. James 4:2-3 2 You desire but do not have, so you kill. You covet but you cannot get what you want,...

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April 23 – Finding Focus and Wisdom in the Bible

TODAY’S VERSE: Psalm 119:105 Your word is a lamp for my feet, a light on my path. DO THIS: Memorize John 3:16-17- “For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.  For God did not send his...

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April 21 & 22 – Trust God To Provide in Rest

TODAY’S VERSES: Psalm 121 1 I lift up my eyes to the mountains—     where does my help come from? 2 My help comes from the Lord,     the Maker of heaven and earth. 3 He will not let your foot slip—     he who watches over you will not slumber; 4 indeed, he who watches over Israel     will neither...

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April 20 – Love And Sacrifice

TODAY’S VERSES:  John 15:12-17 12 My command is this: Love each other as I have loved you. 13 Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friends.14 You are my friends if you do what I command. 15 I no longer call you servants, because a servant does not know his...

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God’s Heart In Fasting

Why should we fast?  Obviously, it is not about trying to manipulate God, or gaining some spiritual advantage over people, or losing weight by dieting.  Although there are physical aspects to fasting, it is essentially a spiritual matter.  Let’s take a look at why people fasted in the Bible. 2...

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April 18 – The Gospel Won’t Be Heard Unless It’s Told

TODAY’S VERSES: Romans 10:11-15 11 As Scripture says, “Anyone who believes in him will never be put to shame.”[a]12 For there is no difference between Jew and Gentile—the same Lord is Lord of alland richly blesses all who call on him, 13 for, “Everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved.”[b]...

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April 17 – Making His Appeal Through Us

TODAY’S VERSES: 2 Corinthians 5:15-21 15 And he died for all, that those who live should no longer live for themselves but for him who died for them and was raised again.   16 So from now on we regard no one from a worldly point of view. Though we once regarded Christ in this...

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April 16 – Finding Purpose Through Scripture

TODAY’S VERSE Psalm 119:11 11 I have hidden your word in my heart that I might not sin against you. DO THIS Memorize: Ephesians 2:8-10. 8 For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith—and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God— 9 not by works, so that no one can boast. 10 For...

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April 14 & 15- Where We Find True Rest

I recently went to Florida for a few days. I was on an island, it was 83, and I spent 72 hours mostly free from my mainland responsibilities and stress. As I was flying, God brought a recent talk to mind. Speaking on the Joy of the Lord as my...

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