September 27, 2020
In a culture filled with negativity, how important it is to be a cheerleader for the people in your life. When we encourage someone, or speak a word of affirmation at just the right time, we help that person become more confident in the use of the gifts God has given to serve Him.
September 20, 2020
We all need something to which we can anchor our lives. If not, we will be filled with anxiety because we are without conviction and unsure of everything. Instead, when we are anchored to the truth, we can experience confidence and joy because we know God’s promises will stand.
Scripture: John 18:33 - 18:40, John 19:1 - 19:16
September 13, 2020
God often uses special moments in our lives to emphasize the importance of our relationship with Him. To benefit from these, we need to guard against anything that would block us from hearing from Him. Don’t miss any of the lessons that Jesus, our Master Teacher, uses to strengthen our faith and help us grow.
Scripture: John 11:3 - 11:45, Luke 10:38 - 10:42, Luke 12:1 - 12:3
September 06, 2020
We all need the gospel. No one is so good that he does not need it, or so low or destitute that he cannot receive it. The wonder of God’s grace is that, once we have acknowledged our need for it, nothing will keep us from receiving the new life which only Jesus can provide.
July 26, 2020
John 3:16 is at the very heart of the message of the Bible. This familiar verse, that so clearly demonstrates the depth and breadth of God’s love for us, is the hinge around which the rest of the Bible revolves.
July 19, 2020
Because God knows what is in the heart of man, He makes it possible for us to receive what only He can give – a second chance. Only a fresh new beginning, provided for us through the miraculous love and grace of God, can truly set us free.
July 12, 2020
How important it is that we remain close to God in times of trouble. When we don’t, we risk damaging our witness and compromising our integrity. Fortunately, the love of God is so great that, even when we fall, He can reclaim us, restore us, and equip us to serve Him again.
Scripture: 2 Peter 1:1 - 1:9
July 05, 2020
God doesn’t look at things as we do, and He has a different perspective on what constitutes greatness. If your dream is to be used by God, let Him have control of your life and you will see something truly great begin to take place in you.
Scripture: Luke 3:1 - 3:18, Matthew 11:8 - 11:11
November 24, 2019
Have you ever backed away from a task you felt God was calling you to do because you felt inadequate or unqualified? Were you concerned that you didn’t have the resources to meet the challenge? When you take that first step of obedience you will discover that if the Lord is on your side, nothing else matters.
November 17, 2019
The Bible is filled with the accounts of men and women our culture would regard as unlikely, ordinary individuals. But these are the very people God often uses in extraordinary ways. Before you allow yourself to doubt what God can do through you, remember this: Little is much when God is in it!
November 10, 2019
When God becomes your Commander-in-Chief, you will be ready to follow wherever He leads. And when trouble comes, if God is in charge, there is never any doubt about the outcome. Victory is certain. Learn this, and you will have discovered the key to a life of joy and fulfillment.
Scripture: Joshua 5:13 - 5:14
November 03, 2019
God’s purpose for our lives is so much bigger than our personal agendas. But we can miss it unless we are prepared to listen to Him and allow Him to redirect our steps. Don’t be surprised when God allows you to experience a watershed event that will result in a deeper realization that His way works, every time and in every circumstance.