Wednesday, April 21, 2021

A Psalm of David – an affirmation of God’s deliverance. Psalm 56:13 For You have delivered my soul from death, indeed my feet from stumbling, so that I may walk before God in the light of the living.   (NASB) Tradition says, David’s 56th Psalm was written after he was delivered from the camp of the

Tuesday, April 20, 2021

The apostle John affirms that Jesus is the divine Son of God. John 8:12 . . . [Jesus said] “I am the Light of the world; he who follows Me will not walk in the darkness, but will have the Light of life.” (NASB) Scripture says that God Himself lives in unapproachable light. If light

Monday, April 19, 2021

The apostle Paul writes of God reaching out to His people and bringing them together into His church. Ephesians 1:18 [The apostle Paul wrote] I pray that the eyes of your heart may be enlightened, so that you will know what is the hope of His calling . . . (NASB) The apostle Paul prays

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

  The apostle Paul encourages Christ-followers to discipline themselves so they can live a life pleasing to God. I Corinthians 9:25  Everyone who competes in the games goes into strict training.  They do it to get a crown that will not last, but we do it to get a crown that will last forever.  (NIV) When athletes want

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

The apostle Peter reviews the basic characteristics of a Christ-follower. II Peter 1:5-6 . . . make every effort to add to your faith goodness; and to goodness, knowledge; and to knowledge, self-control;  (NIV) The apostle Peter is writing to remind a group of Christians of a few things they had forgotten — important things.  It reminds me of the

Monday, April 12, 2021

  King Solomon describes the virtues of not being vengeful, but rather forgiving. Proverbs 16:32  Better a patient person than a warrior, one with self-control than one who takes a city.  (NIV) American culture does not exalt those who “turn the other cheek”.  Yet, recall the emotional ripple that went across this country, first in