Thursday, May 27, 2021

The apostle James writes that the way up in God’s eyes — is down. James 4:10 Humble yourselves in the presence of the Lord, and He will exalt you. (NASB) God is a gentleman: if you think you can do life without Him, He will not force you to do otherwise. However, if you admit your

Wednesday, May 26, 2021

King Solomon says a self-seeking life must be surrendered to God to prosper. Proverbs 28:25   An arrogant man stirs up strife, but he who trusts in the LORD will prosper. (NASB) The dictionary defines “arrogant” as “having an exaggerated sense of one’s own importance or abilities.” An arrogant attitude communicates that you don’t need your

Tuesday, May 25, 2021

The author of I Kings declares putting God first results in God’s favor. I Kings 2:3 “. . . observe what the Lord your God requires: Walk in obedience to Him, and keep His commandments, His laws and regulations, as written in the Law of Moses. Do this so that you may prosper in all

Monday, May 24, 2021

    The Psalmist provides a concise formula for a prosperous life. Psalm 1:1-3 Blessed is the one who does not walk in step with the wicked or stand in the way sinners take . . . but whose delight in in the law of the Lord and who meditates on His law day and

Friday, May 21, 2021

The apostle Paul describes the power source to do all that God wants of you. Ephesians 3:20  Now to Him who is able to do exceedingly abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that works in us . . . (NKJV) The apostle is writing to a church that is being

Thursday, May 20, 2021

The author of Hebrews provides a definition of faith. Hebrews 11:1  Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.  (NKJV) Here’s a radical thought:  faith begins with hope!  When Nehemiah became discontented with the walls of Jerusalem being in ruins, God gave him a steadily increasing hope that