Everything is Yours

THE VERSE Yours, O LORD, is the greatness and the power and the glory and the majesty and the splendor, for everything in heaven and earth is Yours. ~1 Chronicles 29:11 THE THOUGHT It is amazing that one of the most glorious declarations of praise comes from such a place in the Old Testament. Thousands […]

Live According to the Spirit

THE VERSE For what the law was powerless to do in that it was weakened by the sinful nature, God did by sending is own Son in the likeness of sinful man to be a sin offering. And so he condemned sin in sinful man, in order that the righteous requirements of the law might […]

The image of the invisible God

THE VERSE Christ is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of all creation. For by Him all things were created, in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or rulers or authorities– all things were created through him and for him. And he is before all things, and in […]

For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.

THE VERSE For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also. ~Matthew 6:21 THE THOUGHT What is your treasure? That is, from what or whom do you derive the greatest pleasure and satisfaction? What are you living for, and what are your goals? Treasure come in many forms- for some, it might be […]

I am the Way, the Truth, and the Life

THE VERSE Jesus answered, “I am the Way and the Truth and the Life. No one comes to the Father except through me.” ~John 14:6 THE THOUGHT Jesus is life. The faith that we profess is more than an idea that we agree with. It is more than something to participate in on Sunday mornings. […]

Remember that time when you were separate from Christ?

THE VERSE Remember that at that time you were separate from Christ, excluded from citizenship in Israel and foreigners to the covenants of the promise, without hope and without God in the world. ~Ephesians 2:12 THE THOUGHT For some, the memory of life before becoming a Christian is vivid and for some, it is a […]

God’s Love and Christ’s Perseverance

THE VERSE May the Lord direct your hearts into God’s love and Christ’s perseverance. 2 Thessalonians 3:5 THE THOUGHT Turning our eyes and hearts to God has been a theme of many daily verses, and is crucial to living for Christ. But the impetus and power for this gaze of our souls doest not lie […]

Pleasing Your Commanding Officer

THE VERSE Endure hardship with us like a good solider of Christ Jesus. No one serving as a soldier gets involved in civilian affairs- he wants to please his commanding officer. ~2 Timothy 2:3-4 THE THOUGHT The life of a Christian is one of a continual battle. One of the very first, absolutely essential things […]

Grow in Grace and Knowledge

THE VERSE But grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. To Him be glory both now and forever! Amen. 2 Peter 3:18 THE THOUGHT Are you growing in your relationship with God? The Christian life is like riding a bicycle uphill- there is no such thing as coasting in […]

Completely Humble

THE VERSE Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love. Ephesians 4:2 THE THOUGHT What would it look like to be ‘completely humble’? Would we ask forgiveness from friends, not just after hurting them, but after being a less-than-godly witness? What would it look like to be completely gentle? Would […]