Thursday, August 26, 2021

Thursday, August 26, 2021 The apostle Paul writes of how the Holy Spirit changes the way a Christ-follower thinks.   1 Corinthians 2:16  For who has known the mind of the Lord, that he will instruct Him?  But we have the mind of Christ.  (NASB)   Not surprisingly, when a person becomes a Christ-follower things

Wednesday, August 25, 2021

Wednesday, August 25, 2021 The apostle Paul writes that Christ-follower has a specific role to play in daily life.   2 Corinthians 5:20 We are ambassadors for Christ.  (ESV)   When a person becomes a Christ-follower, they are freed from slavery to sinful ways, they become adopted into God’s family, and they have an inheritance

Tuesday, August 24, 2021

Tuesday, August 24, 2021 The apostle Paul declares the privileges accorded to Christ-followers. Ephesians 3:12  [Jesus Christ] In whom we have boldness and access with confidence through our faith in him.  (ESV) Years ago I was allowed to attend a Congressional Prayer event at the U.S Capitol, in Washington D.C.  It was an overwhelming experience

Monday, August 23, 2021

Monday, August 23, 2021 The apostle Paul describes the transforming power of following Christ. 2 Corinthians 5:17 Anyone who belongs to Christ is a new person.  The past is forgotten, and everything is new.  (CEV) There was a chorus we used to sing in the 60’s, “Things are different now, something’s happened to me, since

Friday, August 20, 2021

Friday, August 20, 2021 The apostle John shares Jesus’ affirmation that He is the one way to God and heaven. John 14:6 Jesus said to him, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life; no one comes to the Father but through Me.” (NASB) There is no other place to turn for spiritual

Thursday, August 19, 2021

Thursday, August 19, 2021 The apostle Paul writes of the spiritual vitality that results from taking in God’s truth. Colossians 2:7 . . . having been firmly rooted and now being built up in Him and established in your faith, just as you were instructed, and overflowing with gratitude. (NASB) Having accepted Christ’s death on