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

Monday, July 31, 2017

New Life


"Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come:  The old has gone, the new is here!" -2 Corinthians 5:17


Sunday, July 30, 2017

God is Our Refuge


"God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble."  -Psalm 46:1


Saturday, July 29, 2017

Praying to be Seen


"And when you pray, do not be like the hypocrites, for they love to pray standing in the synagogues and on the street corners to be seen by others.  Truly I tell you, they have received their reward in full." -Matthew 6:5



Friday, July 28, 2017

God Hears Our Prayers


"In the morning, O Lord, you hear my voice; in the morning I lay my requests before you and wait in expectation."  -Psalm 5:3


Thursday, July 27, 2017

Constant Companion


Jesus said: "I will not leave you as orphans; I will come to you." - John 14:18


Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Knowing Ourselves


"The Lord turned and looked at Peter.  Then Peter remembered the word of the Lord, how he had said to him, 'Before the cock crows today, you will deny me three times.'  And he went out and wept bitterly." -Luke 22:61-62


Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Do Not Fret


"Do not fret because of those who are evil or be envious of those who do wrong; for like the grass they will soon wither, like green plants they will soon die away." 
-Psalm 37:1-2


Monday, July 24, 2017

Community


"I [Paul] urge, then, first of all, that petitions, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for all people, for kings and all those in authority, that we may live peaceful and quiet lives in all godliness and holiness."  
-1 Timothy 2:1-2


Sunday, July 23, 2017

Finding Rest


"[Jesus] said to them, 'Come with me by yourselves to a quiet place and get some rest.'" -Mark 6:31

Saturday, July 22, 2017

His Loving Peace


"And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus." -Philippians 4:7


Friday, July 21, 2017

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Poisonous Thoughts


"There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens:  a time to be born and a time to die, a time to plant and a time to uproot," -Ecclesiastes 3:1-2


Wednesday, July 19, 2017

God is Mighty


"Mightier than the thunders of many waters, mightier than the waves of the sea, the LORD on high is mighty!" - Psalm 93:4


Monday, July 17, 2017

Sunday, July 16, 2017

Deep Roots


"[Jesus] said to them, 'This is what I told you while I was still with you:  Everything must be fulfilled that is written about me in the Law of Moses, the Prophets and the Psalms.'"  -Luke 24:44


Saturday, July 15, 2017

God's Preparation


"The LORD who rescued me from the paw of the lion and the paw of the bear will rescue me from the hand of this Philistine."  -1 Samuel 17:37


Friday, July 14, 2017

Face to Face


"The LORD would speak to Moses face to face, as one speaks to a friend." -Exodus 33:11


Thursday, July 13, 2017

God Knows All


"Where can I go from Your Spirit?  Where can I flee from your presence?"  -Psalm 139:7


Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Collecting the Weeds


"As the weeds are collected and burned in the fire, so will it be at the end of the age."  -Matthew 13:40


Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Gates of Hell


"I tell you that you are Peter, and it is on this rock that I will build my congregation, and the powers of hell will not conquer it."  -Matthew 16:18


Monday, July 10, 2017

Doing Right


"For it is God's will that by doing right you should silence the ignorant talk of foolish people."  -1 Peter 2:15



Sunday, July 9, 2017

His Compassion Never Fails


"Because of the Lord's great love we are not consumed, for his compassions never fail.  They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness."  -Lamentations 3:22-23


Saturday, July 8, 2017

Nothing Can Separate Us


"For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord."  -Romans 8:38-39



Friday, July 7, 2017

Strength in Him


"For to be sure, he was crucified in weakness, yet he lives by God's power.  Likewise, we are weak in him yet by God's power we will live with him to serve you."  2 Corinthians 13:4


Thursday, July 6, 2017

Knowing God


"Whoever does not love does not know God, because God is love." - 1 John 4:8


Wednesday, July 5, 2017

His Power


"I pray also that the eyes of your heart may be enlightened in order that you may know the hope to which he has called you, the riches of his glorious inheritance in the saints, and his incomparably great power for us who believe.  That power is like the working of his mighty strength."  -Ephesians 1:18-19


Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Freedom from Sin


"Just a you used to offer yourselves as slaves to impurity and ever-increasing wickedness, so now offer yourselves as slaves to righteousness leading to holiness."  Romans 6:19b


Monday, July 3, 2017

Passing Through


"When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and when you pass through the rives, they will not sweep over you.  When you walk through the fire, you will not be burned; the flames will not set you ablaze."  -Isaiah 43:2


Sunday, July 2, 2017

Following Jesus


"Jesus replied, 'Foxes have dens and birds have nests, but the Son of Man has no place to lay his head.'" -Luke 9:58


Saturday, July 1, 2017

Root of Bitterness


"Pursue peace with everyone, as well as holiness, without which no one will see the Lord.  See to it that no one falls short of the grace of God and that no bitter root grows up to cause trouble and defile many." -Hebrews 12:14-15