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…

Rejoice & Be Glad

  There is not one blade of grass, there is no color in this world that is not intended to make us rejoice. -John Calvin-

Big Difference

  There’s a big big difference in knowing about Jesus and truly knowing Jesus intimately.  Even Satan believes and knows Jesus exists (James 2:19), and he knows Scripture too, better than all of us (Luke 4:9).  That is why we are to always be in God’s Word, studying, learning, and gaining God’s Wisdom; so when such…

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,…

Getting Real

  My son and I were having a very important conversation yesterday. He is going to attend seminary, and this means he better understand what a true follower of God looks like and acts like. I told him that if he wants to be a good shepherd to his flock, he himself must model the…