Day 5/22 – Hope and Skepticism

Honesty  – Leviticus 19:11 (ESV)  “You shall not steal; you shall not deal falsely; you shall not lie to one another.”  Leviticus 19:11 “No matter who we are, we all have presuppositions that we are forced to base our lives on but cannot prove. It is as though God has woven faith into the fabric of the universe.… [More…]

Day 5/21 – The Primacy of God’s Glory

Purity  – 1 Peter 2:11 (ESV)  “Beloved, I urge you as sojourners and exiles to abstain from the passions of the flesh, which wage war against your soul.”  1 Peter 2:11 “There are only two people in life that can hurt you: you and God. Because He is good, seeking only your best, in the final analysis, only… [More…]

Day 5/17 – Dispensing God’s Grace

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 “You cannot be knowingly disobedient to Jesus and experience fellowship with Him. Your prayer for forgiveness, after salvation, is not to be saved again, but for restoring the relationship. Your sin has separated… [More…]

Day 5/16 – Repentance and Salvation

Love  – John 13:34-35 (ESV)  “A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another: just as I have loved you, you also are to love one another. By this all people will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another.”  John 13:34-35 “If you desire a satisfactory relationship with God,… [More…]

Day 5/10 – Measuring the Work of God

Serve Others  – Mark 10:45 (ESV)  “For even the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many.”  Mark 10:45 “An axiom of Scripture is: Steward the temporal; give your life in exchange for the eternal. Keep the value of your possessions in proper perspective; they… [More…]

Day 3/30 – Teaching by Example

Christ the Center 2 Corinthians 5:17 (ESV) Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has passed away; behold, the new has come.    2 Corinthians 5:17  “Jesus didn’t wait until we got better to die for us. He died when we were in our most unlovely state. The person… [More…]

Day 3/10 – Fear and Love

Faith Romans 4:20-21 (ESV) No unbelief made him waver concerning the promise of God, but he grew strong in his faith as he gave glory to God,fully convinced that God was able to do what he had promised.  Romans 4:20-21 “We are lost when human opinion means more to us than God’s.”   D A Carson (“Don Carson”)… [More…]

Day 3/6 – Knowledge and Love II

Purity – 1 Peter 2:11 (ESV). “Beloved, I urge you as sojourners and exiles to abstain from the passions of the flesh, which wage war against your soul.”  1 Peter 2:11 “A humble person is not one who thinks little of himself, hangs his head and says, “I’m nothing.” Rather, he is one who depends wholly… [More…]

Day 3/5 – Knowledge and Love

Purity – Ephesians 5:3 (ESV). “But sexual immorality and all impurity or covetousness must not even be named among you, as is proper among saints.“ Ephesians 5:3 “God does not want our help; He wants our obedience… Never try to do battle for God by compromising His commands.”  Walter A. Henrichsen (“Walt H”) ——:///// +++ This email… [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…]