Month: March 2016

31
Mar

Stay above Strife

Proverbs 17:14 – “Starting a quarrel is like breaching a dam; so drop the matter before a dispute breaks out” Too often, people fall into the trap of strife. Someone says something that rubs you the wrong way, and before you know it, there is tension, quarreling, and division. The Bible tells us that strife […]

30
Mar

He Orders Your Steps

Psalm 37:23 – “The steps of a good man are ordered by the Lord…” Sometimes, when we encounter difficult situations, we can be tempted to wonder if we are on the right path for our lives. And yes, sometimes we make poor choices that get us off course. But if your heart is following after […]

29
Mar

He’s Working in You

Philippians 1:6 – “…He who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus” Sometimes when God is doing a work in our lives, things can get a little uncomfortable. We may encounter people who are hard to get along with or have circumstances that seem […]

28
Mar

Choose to Trust

Psalm 40:4 – Blessed is the man who makes the Lord his trust… Is your trust in the Lord today? Trusting in the Lord is a decision we make just like we choose anything else in life. You chose what to wear today, you probably chose what you would have for breakfast, and you can […]

27
Mar

Resurrection Power

Romans 8:11 – “If the Spirit of him who raised Jesus from the dead dwells in you, he who raised Christ Jesus from the dead will also give life to your mortal bodies through his Spirit who dwells in you.” Can you imagine how the disciples must have felt after Jesus died? They had spent approximately […]

26
Mar

Jesus sat down

Hebrews 10:11-12 – “And every priest stands daily at his service, offering repeatedly the same sacrifices, which can never take away sins. But when Christ had offered for all time a single sacrifice for sins, he sat down at the right hand of God.” The tabernacle of the Old Testament didn’t have any kind of […]

25
Mar

His Body Broken

Luke 22:19 – “And he took bread, and when he had given thanks, he broke it and gave it to them, saying, ‘This is my body, which is given for you. Do this in remembrance of me.’” Why is Good Friday a good day? It definitely wasn’t good for Jesus who suffered, bled and died […]

24
Mar

Behold the Lamb

John 1:29 – “The next day John seeth Jesus coming unto him, and saith, Behold the Lamb of God, which taketh away the sin of the world.” The Israelites were familiar with the concept of sacrifice. They also understood the significance of a blood sacrifice that would save them from death. It was the blood […]

23
Mar

Plug into God’s Power

‭‭Isaiah‬ ‭40:28-29 – “Have you not known? Have you not heard? The Lord is the everlasting God, the Creator of the ends of the earth. He does not faint or grow weary; his understanding is unsearchable. He gives power to the faint, and to him who has no might he increases strength.” We live such […]

22
Mar

Stay with the Shepherd

‭‭Isaiah‬ ‭40:11‬ – “He shall feed his flock like a shepherd: he shall gather the lambs with his arm, and carry them in his bosom, and shall gently lead those that are with young.” Today’s verse paints a beautiful picture of the kind of shepherd our Lord is. When Jesus referred to Himself as the Good Shepherd […]

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