Day 4/11 – On Being A Prey

All Have Sinned  – Romans 3:23 (ESV)  “…for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God,”  Romans 3:23 “You often hear people talking about the hypocrites and sinners in church.  You should no more expect good people in church than you should expect well people in hospitals.  Believers gather in the “office” of the Great Physician because… [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 3/3 – Christian Liberty and Self-denial

Humility  – Philippians 2:3-4 (ESV). “Do nothing from selfish ambition or conceit, but in humility count others more significant than yourselves. Let each of you look not only to his own interests, but also to the interests of others.”  Philippians 2:3-4  “Sometimes God lets you be in a situation that only He can fix so that you… [More…]

Day 2/25 – Comparison

Give Generously  – Proverbs 3:9-10 (ESV)  “Honor the Lord with your wealth and with the firstfruits of all your produce; then your barns will be filled with plenty, and your vats will be bursting with wine.”  Proverbs 3:9-10 “We need personal holiness in order to help other people.  To become involved in the ministry is to invite people… [More…]

Day 2/23 – Noah and Job

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 “Take us the foxes, the little foxes, that spoil the vines: for our vines have tender grapes.” (Song of Solomon 2:15)     “You will find in your… [More…]

Day 2/5 – Who Control’s Your Life?

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 “You are complete in Him.”  You can add nothing to who you are by your own effort; you have nothing to prove, either to God, others, or yourself.   You are important, not because of… [More…]

Day 1/21 – Rejoicing in the Plight of Others

Fellowship  – Hebrews 10:24-25 (ESV)  “And let us consider how to stir up one another to love and good works, not neglecting to meet together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another, and all the more as you see the Day drawing near.”  Hebrews 10:24-25 Sharing the Gospel: “Three things silence a man when he… [More…]