Day 1/26/2019 - Legitimate Expectations

Day 12/11 – Sacrifice and Service

Prayer  – Philippians 4:6-7 (ESV)  “…do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.”  Philippians 4:6-7 +++ “You do not give to people because they… [More…]

Day 12/10 – Pleading God’s Glory

Prayer  – John 15:7 (ESV)  “If you abide in me, and my words abide in you, ask whatever you wish, and it will be done for you.”  John 15:7 +++ “Our Lord makes an audacious claim: If we will seek His interests He will assume responsibility for providing for our daily needs.  The reason He promises to provide is… [More…]

Day 12/9 – Repentance and Forgiveness

The Word  – Joshua 1:8 (ESV)  “This Book of the Law shall not depart from your mouth, but you shall meditate on it day and night, so that you may be careful to do according to all that is written in it. For then you will make your way prosperous, and then you will have good success.”… [More…]

Day 12/8 – Calling God Stingy

Good morning, {FirstName}!  The Word  – 2 Timothy 3:16 (ESV) “All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness,”  2 Timothy 3:16 +++ “…the commandments of God are never whimsical or arbitrary but designed for our best. God is not in heaven thinking, I wonder how… [More…]

Day 12/7 – The Wife of Your Youth

Obedience to Christ  – John 14:21 (ESV)  “Whoever has my commandments and keeps them, he it is who loves me. And he who loves me will be loved by my Father, and I will love him and manifest myself to him.” John 14:21 +++ “Our Lord always lived by principle, never by circumstance. As His disciples, how… [More…]

Day 12/6 – Showing Favoritism

Obedience to Christ  – Romans 12:1 (ESV)  “I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship.”  Romans 12:1 +++ “And the peace of God, which passeth all understanding, shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus. Philippians… [More…]

Day 12/5 – The Discouragement of Comparison

Christ the Center  – Galatians 2:20 (ESV)  “I have been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me. And the life I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me.”  Galatians 2:20 +++ “Discipleship is our… [More…]

Day 12/4 – Giving to God

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 +++ “You will find it easier to serve those who appreciate you than to those who despise you. You will only be able to do… [More…]

Day 12/3 – Sin and Fear

Be a Reproducer  – II Timothy‬ ‭2:2‬ ‭NKJV  “And the things that you have heard from me among many witnesses, commit these to faithful men who will be able to teach others also.”  ‭‭II Timothy 2:2 +++ “When you live acting like your daily needs are your responsibility, you offend your Heavenly Father as surely as you would… [More…]

Day 12/2 – Shame

He supplies your every need  – Philippians‬ ‭4:19‬ ‭NKJV‬‬  “And my God shall supply all your need according to His riches in glory by Christ Jesus.”  Philippians‬ ‭4:19 +++ Understanding “…the importance of a cost/results ratio… If it cost me $5.00 to make a product and I sold it for $4.50, I would soon be out of business.… [More…]

Day 12/1 – Stricter Judgment

Is there Fruit in your life?  – James‬ ‭1:22‬ ‭NKJV‬‬  “But be doers of the Word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves.”  James‬ ‭1:22 +++ “Wherefore, my beloved, as ye have always obeyed, not as in my presence only, but now much more in my absence, work out your own salvation …” Philippians 2:12   “In addition to having a… [More…]

Day 11/30 – The Need for Judgment

It’s easy to get our priorities out of whack… I suggest you only need one… put God first and submit to His Spirit and let Him establish the rest of them for you.  Then, hold on… While you will continue to live both mountain top and valley experiences, through Him, you will live life abundantly; in… [More…]

Day 11/29 – Dependence and Discipline

I Pray you start your day praising the King of Kings and commit the day to Him, the Lover of our souls, who committed His All to us.  God’s Word is the Light in the world  – Psalms‬ ‭119:105‬ ‭NKJV‬‬. “Your Word is a lamp to my feet And a light to my path.”  Psalms‬ ‭119:105  “Every… [More…]

Day 11/28 – Two Kinds of Law

Psalm 100 – Thanksgiving  1 Make a joyful noise unto the Lord, all ye lands.  2 Serve the Lord with gladness: come before his presence with singing. 3 Know ye that the Lord he is God: it is he that hath made us, and not we ourselves; we are his people, and the sheep of his pasture.  4 Enter into… [More…]

Day 11/27 – Law and Request III

Ministry is the Believer’s privilege & responsibility   – II Timothy‬ ‭4:2‬ ‭NKJV‬‬  “Preach the Word! Be ready in season and out of season. Convince, rebuke, exhort, with all longsuffering and teaching.”  II Timothy 4:2  “Where is your line across which you refuse to go?  You do well to draw it before your time of testing.”    Walter A. Henrichsen (“Walt… [More…]

Day 11/26 – Law and Request II

Qualified or Disqualified?  – 2 Corinthians 13:5  5 Examine yourselves as to whether you are in the faith. Test yourselves. Do you not know yourselves, that Jesus Christ is in you?—unless indeed you are disqualified.  2 Corinthians 13:5 ‬ ‬  ‬  “Whether single or married, widowed or divorced — be content wherever God has you. And whatever your position, make… [More…]

Day 11/25 – Law and Request

Discipline or Disqualification?  – 1 Corinthians 9: 26-27 26 Therefore I run thus: not with uncertainty. Thus I fight: not as one who beats the air. 27 But I discipline my body and bring it into subjection, lest, when I have preached to others, I myself should become disqualified. 1 Corinthians 9: 26-27 ‬ ‬  ‬  “The babe in Christ may come to… [More…]