Month: February 2021

Day 10 – Our Citizenship is in Heaven, Where We Will Dwell One Day

Philippians 3:17-21 Join together in following my example, brothers and sisters, and just as you have us as a model, keep your eyes on those who live as we do. For, as I have often told you before and now tell you again even with tears, many live as enemies of the cross of Christ.  Their destiny is destruction, their …

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Day 8 – Believe Out Loud

Romans 10:9-13  If you declare with your mouth, “Jesus is Lord,” and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. For it is with your heart that you believe and are justified, and it is with your mouth that you profess your faith and are saved. As Scripture says, “Anyone who believes in …

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Day 6 – Our Sins Are Against God

Psalm 51:4-6  “Against you, you only, have I sinned and done what is evil in your sight; so you are right in your verdict and justified when you judge. Surely, I was sinful at birth, sinful from the time my mother conceived me. Yet you desired faithfulness even in the womb; you taught me wisdom in that secret place.” I’ve sinned …

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Day 5 – The Deceitfulness of Sin

Jeremiah 17:9 “The heart is deceitful above all things and beyond cure. Who can understand it?” I’m fortunate to be living in the U.S. and have access to great books that depict the need I have for the gospel; soulful songs that stir my emotions; a healthy church and growth group. I basically fill my life with activities that are …

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Day 4 – Born into Living Hope through Christ’s Resurrection

Isaiah 57:17-19 “‘I was enraged by their sinful greed; I punished them, and hid my face in anger, yet they kept on in their willful ways. I have seen their ways, but I will heal them; I will guide them and restore comfort to Israel’s mourners,  creating praise on their lips. Peace, peace, to those far and near,’ says the …

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Day 3 – The Power of the Gospel

Romans 5:17 For if, by the trespass of the one man, death reigned through that one man, how much more will those who receive God’s abundant provision of grace and of the gift of righteousness reign in life through the one man, Jesus Christ!” I took part in a discipleship program many years ago.  Because it was so long ago, …

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In the Image of God

Many of you know that I’ve been back in school, starting a Master’s of Divinity degree at age 59.  What I can tell you is that the mind doesn’t work as well now as it used to, but you can not improve on the subject matter.  I’ve had the joy, yes, it is really a joy, to study Biblical Hebrew.  …

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