AUGUST – Daily Bible Portions

  AUGUST’S DAILY PORTIONS OF SCRIPTURE ONLINE BIBLE (Multiple Translations Available): http://www.biblegateway.com August 1 1 Chronicles 21-22, Acts 17:22-34, Psalm 86:1-7 Proverbs 18:5-7 * August 2 1 Chronicles 23-24, Acts 18:1-19:10, Psalm 86:8-17 Proverbs 18:8-10 * August 3 1 Chronicles 25-26, Acts 19:11-41, Psalm 87:1-2 Proverbs 18:11-12 * August 4 1 Chronicles 27-28, Acts 20:1-12, Psalm 87:3-7 Proverbs…

A Blank Only God Can Fill

Excerpt from “The Word For You Today” Maranatha Bible Church “The heart is a God-shaped blank, and only God can fill it.” In “Through the Valley of the Kwai: From Death-Camp Despair to Spiritual Triumph,” Ernest Gordon writes about American soldiers who were captured, tortured, and starved by the Japanese in the Malay Peninsula in…

No Worries

Pray more, worry less.  God takes care of the birds and the beasts, the flowers and all of nature… what makes you think He won’t take care of you?  Worry will not add anything positive to your life! See what Matthew 6:25-34 has to say. 25“That is why I tell you not to worry about…

Grace & Mercy

HAVE THE ATTITUDE OF CHRIST “Is there any encouragement from belonging to Christ?  Any comfort from his love?  Any fellowship together in the Spirit? Are your hearts tender and compassionate?  Then make me truly happy by agreeing wholeheartedly with each other, loving one another, and working together with one mind and purpose.  Don’t be selfish;…

JULY – Daily Bible Portions

JULY’S DAILY PORTIONS OF SCRIPTURE ONLINE BIBLE (Multiple Translations Available):  http://www.biblegateway.com   July 1 1 Kings 16–17, John 20:19–31, Psalm 76:1–4 Proverbs 15:22–23 * July 2 1 Kings 18, John 21, Ps 76:5–12 Proverbs 15:24–26 * July 3 1 Kings 19:1–20:25, Acts 1, Psalm 77:1–5 Proverbs 15:27–28 * July 4 1 Kings 20:26–21:29, Acts 2:1–13,…

Forgive Others

“For if you forgive other people when they sin against you, your heavenly Father will also forgive you.  But if you do not forgive others their sins, your Father will not forgive your sins.” -Matthew 6:14-15 Jesus was tortured, mocked, and hung on a cross.  You’d think He would hate them because of what they…

Exchanged For A Crown of Glory

    “We are all handed a crown of thorns.  It looks like this:  sickness, financial crisis, loss of job, discord, death, family issues, etc.;  But it is in these very things that God wants to show Himself powerful in your situations and exchange it for a crown of Glory.  God uses our trials to…