Day 4/23 – The Spoiled Child

His Spirit  – 1 Corinthians 3:16 (ESV)  “Do you not know that you are God’s temple and that God’s Spirit dwells in you?”  1 Corinthians 3:16 “If you understand that there are eternal consequences for temporal behavior, even for those secure in Christ, you will fear.  Grace does not eliminate accountability. The absence of fear indicates a misunderstanding of… [More…]

Day 4/17 – The Return of Christ

Salvation Not by Works  – Ephesians 2:8-9 (ESV)  “For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God, not a result of works, so that no one may boast.  Ephesians 2:8-9  “God doesn’t need a lot to do a lot. All David had was five stones.… [More…]

Day 4/13 – Hope In vs. Hope For

Sin’s Penalty  – Romans 6:23 (ESV)  “For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.”  Romans 6:23 “People can accept, distort, manipulate, and reject whatever evidence they see.  Your only reliable gauge remains God’s Word.  If He said it, you can count on His doing it. Are you… [More…]

Day 3/2 – Assurance of Salvation

Love  – 1 John 3:18 (ESV)  “Little children, let us not love in word or talk but in deed and in truth.”   1 John 3:18 “Are you foolish if you live as though Christ will return at any moment and live all your life with Christ not returning?  What should you do today if you believe in His… [More…]

Day 2/16 – Faith and God’s Promises

His Help in Temptation  – Psalm 119:9-11 (ESV). “How can a young man keep his way pure? By guarding it according to your word. With my whole heart I seek you; let me not wander from your commandments! I have stored up your word in my heart, that I might not sin against you.”   Psalm 119:9-11 “The… [More…]