Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Stop worry from robbing you of your rest.

“Don’t worry about anything. Instead, pray about everything…” – Philippians 4:6 

Do you have a problem with worry? Are you exhausted from worrying about everything from your family, to the economy, to the condition of the nation...

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

“No matter how low you find yourself, no matter how lost you are, no matter how sinful, no matter how hopeless, no matter how far from God you are…no matter how deep the pit you find yourself in… look for the ladder…and it will be there to take you out.”

We stood at the...

Thursday, January 25, 2018

My husband and I just got a puppy.

Joke's on us. You know what I'm talking about if you've ever had a puppy. A puppy is pretty much a newborn that pees on the floor and eats your shoes and attacks your feet while you're walking across the kitchen. We've only had him for...

Thursday, January 25, 2018

At the Interfaith Alliance of Colorado, they celebrate birth. Specifically, “that moment when the nurse gently places the newborn baby into the arms of the exhausted but exuberant parent.” According to them, it’s among “the most joyful.” How about when a baby gets inje...

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Your word is a lamp to my feet And a light to my path.
Psalm 119:105

All scripture is inspired by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, for training in righteousness.
2 Timothy 3:16-17

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Monday, January 22, 2018

And this is my prayer: that your love may abound more and more in knowledge and depth of insight, so that you may be able to discern what is best… Philippians 1:9-11  

How often do we resign ourselves to the "tyranny of the urgent"? If you're me, it's a d...

Thursday, January 18, 2018

For it is better, if God should will it so, that you suffer for doing what is right rather than for doing what is wrong.
1 Peter 3:17, NAS

Suffering. It's not standard daily devotional fare, because let's face it, usually we want to begin or end our day being uplifted,...

Monday, January 15, 2018

God doesn't count us; he calls us by name. Arithmetic is not his focus.
Romans 9:28, The Message

Thank God that he calls us by name, that our names have been written in the Book of Life. He knows us intimately. We are not just numbers to him, as the verse above reminds.

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Saturday, January 13, 2018

In our consumer society, where prevailing wisdom says we should be loyal to products or brands only insofar as our needs and tastes are satisfied, it can be easy for churchgoers to have a very low threshold for leaving a church. The slightest mismatch of preferences or...

Thursday, January 11, 2018

“I will give you a new heart and put a new spirit in you; I will remove from you your heart of stone and give you a heart of flesh. And I will put my Spirit in you and move you to follow my decrees and be careful to keep my laws.” Ezekiel 36:26-27

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