Monthly Archives: November 2014

November 13 – Meeting Needs

James 1; Jeremiah 21-22; Psalm 129 There is a theme throughout the Bible that is so easy to overlook on most occasions. There are times, though, that we have to work hard to overlook it. That theme is the call … Continue reading

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November 12 – Charity

Philemon 1:1-25; Jeremiah 19-20; Psalm 128 Onesimus visited Paul in jail and soon became a follower of Christ. There was only one problem: Onesimus was a slave – a runaway slave. Without getting into the evils of slavery, Paul knew … Continue reading

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November 11 – Depending on God

Titus 3; Jeremiah 17-18; Psalm 127 How easily we get fooled into thinking that we can set things up and prosper without God. We make our plans, maybe paying lip service to God. We develop our schemes. Everything is put … Continue reading

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November 10 – What’s This Belief All About?

Titus 2; Jeremiah 15-16; Psalm 126 Christianity is an exclusive religion as its doctrines teach that the only way to know God is through Jesus Christ. We do not believe that all religions are equal. We do not believe that … Continue reading

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November 8 – Qualities of Leaders

Titus 1; Jeremiah 13-14; Psalm 125 Church leaders have a huge responsibility. They are to lead the church in obeying and following God. As a result, there are high expectations of a leader. “For a bishop must be blameless, as … Continue reading

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November 7 – Mercy, Judgment, Righteousness

2 Timothy 3; Jeremiah 9-10; Psalm 123 How easy it is to look at our accomplishments and think about how wonderful we are. Have you ever entertained the though, if only for a fleeting second, that God was lucky that … Continue reading

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November 6 – Play By the Rules

2 Timothy 2; Jeremiah 7-8; Psalm 122 As followers of Christ, we need a laser like focus on our activities. We are to be focused on doing the will of God and proclaiming His love. How often does our commitment … Continue reading

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November 5 – My Help is in The Lord

2 Timothy 1; Jeremiah 5-6; Psalm 121 The Psalms of Ascents were recited by Jews traveling to the Temple to worship. They were meant to get the heart prepared for an encounter with God. In Psalm 121 the author speaks … Continue reading

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November 4 – Using Our Wealth

1 Timothy 5:23-6:21; Jeremiah 3-4; Psalm 120 The Bible makes a distinction between those who pursue riches, at the detriment to their faith and those who use their wealth appropriately. Money itself is not designated as evil, contrary to the … Continue reading

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November 3 – God Begins Working Early

1 Timothy 5:1-22; Jeremiah 1-2; Psalm 119:145-176 The Bible speaks often of the wisdom of those who have grown older. At the same time, though, the Bible reminds us that relationship with and calling from God is more important than … Continue reading

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