2015 - "Three Little Words" by Terry Ferguson
The Fruit of the Spirit
2016 - "Through the Year with Francis of Assisi"
by Murray Bodo
2017 - Thanks-Living

Friday, March 31, 2017

Deep Things


"...'No eye has seen, no ear has heard, no mind has conceived what God has prepared for those who love Him'--but God has revealed it to us by His Spirit.  The Spirit searches all things, even the deep things of God."  
-1 Corinthians 2:9-10

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Prevailing Prayer


"If we ask anything according to His will, He heareth us.  And if we know that He hear us...we know that we have the petitions that we desired of him."  -1 John 5:14-15


Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Trials


"Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance."  -James 1:2-3


Monday, March 27, 2017

The Spirit Himself Intercedes


"We do not know what we ought to pray for, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us with groans that words cannot express."  -Romans 8:26

Sunday, March 26, 2017

Hope


"Not only so, but we ourselves, who have the firstfruits of the Spirit, groan inwardly as we wait eagerly for our adoption as sons, the redemption of our bodies.  For in this hope we were saved; but hope that is seen is no hope at all.  Who hopes for what he can already see?  But if we hope for what we do not yet see, we wait for it patiently." - Romans 8:23-25


Saturday, March 25, 2017

Confidence


"This is the confidence we have in approaching God:  that if we ask anything according to His will, He hears us.  And if we know that He hears us--whatever we ask--we know that we have what we asked of Him."  --John 5:14-15


Friday, March 24, 2017

Deep Waters


"Find rest, O my soul, in God alone; my hope comes from him." - Psalm 62:5


Thursday, March 23, 2017

God's Comfort


"As a mother comforts her child, so will I comfort you." -Isaiah 66:13


Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Stretched-out Hand


"Surely the arm of the Lord is not too short to save, nor his ear too dull to hear."  -Isaiah 59:1


Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Faithful


"What can I do with you, Ephraim?   What can I do with you, Judah?  Your love is like the morning mist, like the early dew that disappears." -Hosea 6:4


Monday, March 20, 2017

Sunday, March 19, 2017

Freedom to Speak


"...the tongue is a small part of the body, but it makes great boasts.  Consider what a great forest is set on fire by a small spark...with the tongue we praise our Lord and Father and with it we curse human beings who have been made in God's likeness."  -James 3:5, 9


Saturday, March 18, 2017

Friday, March 17, 2017

Walk by Faith


"My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness." -2 Corinthians 12:9


Thursday, March 16, 2017

Believing Faith


"I will make rivers flow on barren heights, and springs within the valleys.  I will turn the desert into pools of water, and the parched ground into springs."  -Isaiah 41:18


Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Light Within


"For you were once darkness, but now you are light in the Lord.  Live as children of light."  -Ephesians 5:8


Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Search My Heart


"Search me, God, and know my heart; test me and know my anxious thoughts." -Psalm 139:23


Monday, March 13, 2017

Loss


"I consider everything a loss compared to the surpassing greatness of knowing Christ Jesus." -Philippians 3:8


Sunday, March 12, 2017

Light of the World


"I have come into the world as a light, so that no one who believes in me should stay in darkness." -John 12:46


Saturday, March 11, 2017

Unveiled


"But when anyone turns to the Lord the veil is taken away.  Now the Lord is the Spirit and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom.  And we, who with unveiled faces all reflect the glory of the Lord, are being transformed into His image..."  -2 Corinthians 3:16-18

Friday, March 10, 2017

Solid Foundation


"Therefore everyone who hears these words of mine and puts them into practice is like a wise man who built his house on the rock."  -Matthew 7:24


Thursday, March 9, 2017

Tracing God's Path


"Oh, the depth of the riches of the wisdom and knowledge of God!  How unsearchable his judgments, and his paths beyond tracing out!  -Romans 11:33


Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Helping Others


"In your relationships with one another, have the same mindset as Christ Jesus." -Philippians 2:5


Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Monday, March 6, 2017

Fellowship


"If we say we have fellowship with God yet walk in the darkness, we lie and do not practice the truth."  -1 John 1:6


Sunday, March 5, 2017

Hospitality


"Do not forget to show hospitality to strangers, for by so doing some people have shown hospitality to angels without knowing it."  -Hebrews 13:2

Saturday, March 4, 2017

God's Will


"It is God who works in you to will and to act according to his good purpose."  -Philippians 2:13



Friday, March 3, 2017

New Birth


"Jesus said to him, 'Truly, I say to you, without a new birth no man is able to see the kingdom of God.'"  -John 3:3

I am so glad I was able to capture the look on my two-year-old granddaughter's face last year when she held her baby brother for the first time.  She took in a breath and exhaled, "Wow....."

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Closed Doors


"What he opens no one can shut, and what he shuts no one can open."  -Revelation 3:7


Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Time is as Boundless as Space


"If I rise on the wings of the dawn, if I settle on the far side of the sea, even there your hand will guide me, your right hand will hold me fast."  -Psalm 139:9-10