Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 The apostle Matthew shares Jesus’ statement about a Christ-follower’s commitment. Matthew 16:25 [Jesus said] For whoever wishes to save his life will lose it; but whoever loses his life for My sake will find it. (NASB) Living for Christ in this world will place you in the cross-hairs of persecution.  It may

Monday, July 26, 2021

Monday, July 26, 2021 The Psalmist cries out for rescue after wandering away from God. Psalm 119:176 I have gone astray like a lost sheep; seek your servant, for I do not forget Your commandments. (NASB) Sheep, I have been told, are so stupid they literally cannot survive without a shepherd.  All of God’s children, like

Friday, July 23, 2021

Friday, July 23, 2021 The apostle Matthew records Jesus’ call for His followers to promote and support the values of the Bible. Matthew 5:15 Nor does anyone light a lamp and put it under a basket, but on the lampstand, and it gives light to all who are in the house. (NASB) At the 1993

Thursday, July 22, 2021

Thursday, July 22, 2021 The Psalmist writes of the impact of memorizing Scripture. Psalms 119:11 Thy word have I hid in mine heart, that I might not sin against thee. (KJV) Jesus memorized Scripture. Remember as He was being tempted in the wilderness by Satan – time after time He quoted Scriptures, without access to

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Wednesday, July 21, 2021 The apostle Paul writes of the position Christ-followers experience — in Christ. Colossians 3:3 For you have died and your life is hidden with Christ in God. (NASB) Since Christ-followers have received new spiritual life because of accepting Christ’s death as payment for their sins — they are inseparably ‘in Christ”. God

Tuesday, July 20, 2021

Tuesday, July 20, 2021 The Psalmist David humbles himself and receives forgiveness from God. Psalm 32:5 [David writes] I acknowledged my sin to You, and my iniquity I did not hide; I said, “I will confess my transgressions to the Lord”; and You forgave the guilt of my sin.   (NASB) No writer of Scripture ever