Day 8/19 – An Illustration of Grace

His Light in you  – Mathew 5:16  “Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works and glorify your Father in heaven.”  Mathew 5:16 “You will carry into eternity the product of your investment in this life. Life is too short and the stakes too high to live mediocre lives.”  Walter A. Henrichsen (“Walt”… [More…]

Day 8/10 – The Discipline of the Father

Faith  – Hebrews 11:6 (ESV)  “And without faith it is impossible to please Him, for whoever would draw near to God must believe that He exists and that He rewards those who seek Him.”  Hebrews 11:6 “When you make Jesus the standard, the more you grow in Christ the more aware you are of your depravity.”    Walter A.… [More…]

Day 7/22 – Signs and Wisdom

Put Christ First  – Luke 9:23 (ESV)  “And He said to all, “If anyone would come after Me, let him deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow Me.”  Luke 9:23 “God doesn’t call us to be comfortable. He calls us to trust Him so completely that we are not afraid to put ourselves in situations… [More…]

Day 6/16 – Perform for the Correct Audience

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 “The Christian life requires hard work. Our sanctification is a process wherein we are coworkers with God. We have the… [More…]

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 1/22 – Samson and Samuel

Witnessing  – Matthew 4:19 (ESV)  “And he said to them, “Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men.”  Matthew 4:19 “Apart from Divine initiative, you cannot know God. “It pleased God by the foolishness of preaching to save them that believe.” I Corinthians 1:21       You will never believe foolishness.  Only when God opens your eyes… [More…]