April 7, 2021

The apostle Paul, writing from prison, encourages Philippian Christ-followers in the midst of their suffering. Philippians 1:9  And this is my prayer:  that your love may abound more and more in knowledge and depth of insight . . . ”  (NIV) Like a life-coach, the apostle Paul prayed that the initial love of God these

Tuesday April 6, 2021

The apostle Paul encourages Christ-followers to persevere through trial. I Thessalonians 3:12  May the Lord make your love increase and overflow for each other and for everyone else, just as ours does for you.  (NIV) The mark of a Christ-follower is heaven-supplied love for each other.  But it is not to be limited to those

Monday April 5, 2021

April 5, 2021 The apostle Paul writes to the Colossian churches encouraging them to keep their eyes fixed on Jesus. Colossians 2:6-7  So then, just as you received Christ Jesus as Lord, continue to live your lives in Him, rooted and built up in Him, strengthened in the faith as you were taught, and overflowing

Friday, April 2, 2021 (Good Friday)

John 11:25 [Jesus said] I am the resurrection and the life. Anyone who believes in Me will live, even after dying. (NLT) A Christ-follower never dies spiritually. After physical death, your spirit goes to heaven – to await the resurrection & transformation of your earthly body at Christ’s return.

Thursday, April 1, 2021

Colossians 3:1 Since you have been raised to new life with Christ, set your sights on the realities of heaven, where Christ sits in the place of honor at God’s right hand. (NLT) This world is no longer your ultimate home as a Christ-follower. Spend your time living in light of your citizenship in heaven.

Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Ephesians 2:6 For He raised us from the dead along with Christ and seated us with Him in the heavenly realms because we are united with Christ Jesus. (NLT) Becoming a Christ-follower means you have a place reserved in heaven – which cost you nothing – but was paid for by Christ Himself.