Wednesday, May 5, 2021

The apostle Paul describes how to live like a Christ-follower. I Thessalonians 5:16-18  Rejoice always; pray without ceasing; in everything give thanks; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.  (NASB) First of all the apostle says “Happiness is a choice”!  No one feels happy all the time — so you must choose

Tuesday, May 4, 2021

The Old Testament prophet Jeremiah says when facing hardship — pray. Jeremiah 33:3 Call to Me and I will answer you, and I will tell you great and mighty things, which you do not know. (NASB) Sometimes God has to put you and me in impossible situations, so He has the opportunity to show us His greatness. 

Monday, May 3, 2021

The apostle Paul provides a primer on dealing with worry. Philippians 4:6-7 Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all comprehension, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. (NASB) There is an

Friday, April 30, 2021

The apostle Paul describes positive qualities that should characterize a life that pleases God. Ephesians 4:32 Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ, God forgave you. (NIV) Often as Christ-followers we’ve got the “don’t” part of Christianity down! If Christ has commanded not to do something, we don’t

Thursday, April 29, 2021

The apostle John wrote that confessing sin to God results in forgiveness and cleansing. I John 1:9  If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness.  (NIV) When John F. Kennedy was president, LIFE magazine did a photo-shoot of a day in

Wednesday, April 28, 2021

The apostle Paul writes that the way we live, is tied to our relationship with Christ. Colossians 3:13 Make allowance for each other’s faults, and forgive anyone who offends you.  Remember, the Lord forgave you, so you must forgive others. (NLT) As Christ-followers, how many times have we come before God’s throne of grace and