Monday, May 24, 2021

    The Psalmist provides a concise formula for a prosperous life. Psalm 1:1-3 Blessed is the one who does not walk in step with the wicked or stand in the way sinners take . . . but whose delight in in the law of the Lord and who meditates on His law day and

Friday, May 21, 2021

The apostle Paul describes the power source to do all that God wants of you. Ephesians 3:20  Now to Him who is able to do exceedingly abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that works in us . . . (NKJV) The apostle is writing to a church that is being

Thursday, May 20, 2021

The author of Hebrews provides a definition of faith. Hebrews 11:1  Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.  (NKJV) Here’s a radical thought:  faith begins with hope!  When Nehemiah became discontented with the walls of Jerusalem being in ruins, God gave him a steadily increasing hope that

Wednesday, May 19, 2021

The apostle Paul writes of the joy of seeking and knowing the living God. I Timothy 4:10 For to this end we both labor and suffer reproach, because we trust in the living God, who is Savior of all men, especially of those who believe.  (NKJV) The apostle is writing to his protégé Timothy about the

Tuesday, May 18, 2021

The author of Hebrews calls on Christ-followers to share their hope with others. Hebrews 10:23  Let us hold fast the confession of our hope without wavering, for He who promised is faithful.  (NKJV) Every day you are to abide — live continuously — in the presence and power of God’s Spirit, which lives in each

Monday, May 17, 2021

Old Testament David lays hold of God’s faithfulness in hard times. Psalm 40:11  Do not withhold Your tender mercies from me, O Lord; let Your loving-kindness and Your truth continually preserve me.  (NKJV) Someone wrote, this is not so much a prayer as it is an expression of confidence in the certainty of God’s response.