All the Days (7/30/13)

Read: 2 Chronicles 26:1-28:27, Romans 13:1-14, Psalm 23:1-6, Proverbs 20:11 Surely your goodness and unfailing love will pursue me all the days of my life, and I will live in the house of the Lord forever. (Psalm 23:6) Relate: He sat on the couch numb. She was still talking, explaining her reasons, but he couldn’t hear anything more. It was just…

Transformers

Read: 2 Chronicles 24:1-25:28, Romans 12:1-21, Psalm 22:19-31, Proverbs 20:8-10 Don’t copy the behavior and customs of this world, but let God transform you into a new person by changing the way you think. Then you will learn to know God’s will for you, which is good and pleasing and perfect. (Romans 12:2) Relate: Sometimes its not…

A Broken System (7/27/13)

Read: 2 Chronicles 19:1-20:37, Romans 10:14-11:12, Psalm 21:1-13, Proverbs 20:4-6  Fear the Lord and judge with integrity, for the Lord our God does not tolerate perverted justice, partiality, or the taking of bribes. (2 Chronicles 19:7) Relate: Thirty-nine years ago today president Nixon was impeached. Just over two years previous a group of men had been busted breaking in to the…

Confess Him Lord (7/26/13)

Read: 2 Chronicles 17:1-18:34, Romans 9:25-10:13, Psalm 20:1-9, Proverbs 20:2-3 If you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. (Romans 10:9) Relate: I’m currently reading an excellent book by Stephen Prothero, a religious studies professor who describes himself as religiously…

Don’t Even Think About It (7/25/13)

Read: 2 Chronicles 14:1-16:14, Romans 9:1-24, Psalm 19:1-14, Proverbs 20:1 Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable in Your sight, O Lord, my strength and my redeemer. (Psalms 19:14)   Relate: I’m trying to be stricter about my diet to lose some weight right now so one of the…

Absolutely Nothing (7/24/13)

Read: 2 Chronicles 11:1-13:22, Romans 8:26-39, Psalm 18:37-50, Proverbs 19:27-29 And I am convinced that nothing can ever separate us from God’s love. Neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither our fears for today nor our worries about tomorrow—not even the powers of hell can separate us from God’s love. No power in the sky…

Salvation (7/23/13)

Read: 2 Chronicles 8:11-10:19, Romans 8:9-25, Psalm 18:16-36, Proverbs 19:26 For if you live by its dictates, you will die. But if through the power of the Spirit you put to death the deeds of your sinful nature,  you will live. (Romans 8:13) Relate: Once upon a time I was quite good at archery. I attended and later…