Monthly Archives: June 2016

June 30 – Deliverance From Our Body of Death

Psalm 66:1-9; 2 Kings 21:1-15; Romans 7:14-25 There are two types of crimes that tend to cause us to cringe in horror. In one type, a well respected person commits a major crime using his access to the target loot … Continue reading

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June 29 – Overcoming Wickedness

Psalm 140; Jeremiah 23:16-22; Matthew 10:16-25 I think I agree with my friend. We don’t agree on a lot of things, most things actually, but he noted on one social media platform that he wakes up every morning and opens … Continue reading

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June 28 – Light or Dark?

Psalm 140; Jeremiah 3:15-18; Ephesians 5:6-20 Perhaps it was the movie “Wall Street” that finally brought things out into the open. All those attitudes and actions that we publicly disavowed but privately engaged in soon began being accepted after that … Continue reading

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June 27 – No Reservations

Psalm 140; Genesis 24:34-41 50-67; 1 John 2:7-11 It happens every so often. Some “big name” person informs the world that they have accepted Jesus as their Savior. They get ridiculed by the popular press, but cheered by Christians. Christians … Continue reading

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June 26 – Living La Vida List(a)

1 Kings 19:15-16 19-21; Psalm 16; Galatians 5:1 13-25; Luke 9:51-62 Whenever we travel I have to depend on my wife. I tend to do things at the last minute and when it comes to packing I would probably forget … Continue reading

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June 25 – More Stuff More God?

Psalm 16; Deuteronomy 32:15-27 39-43; Luke 9:21-27 My dad had a lot of wisdom. I remember how often I wanted to call him up or sit down with him and ask him advice. After he died there were countless times … Continue reading

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June 24 – God Can’t Love You Any More!

Psalm 16; 2 Kings 1:1-16; Galatians 4:8-20 George Washington is known as the Father of our Country. He held the American army together through some very difficult times, made some brilliant moves as the Commanding General of the army, and … Continue reading

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June 23 – Good Things

Psalm 16; Leviticus 9:22—10:11; 2 Corinthians 13:5-10 In recent days I have seen a number of posts belittling prayer. Most of these, of course, are from those who have a different view of God than a biblical view. Some of … Continue reading

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June 22 – Anything You Say

Psalm 64; Ezekiel 32:1-10; Luke 9:37-43a My first year as a teacher was tough. I taught kids with special educational needs. In addition to those needs, many of them were behavior problems. I had class sizes of 24-28 kids, 3 … Continue reading

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June 21 – Breaking Barriers

Psalm 64; Job 19:1-22; Ephesians 2:11-22 Surprise homecomings are always fun to watch. There are literally thousands of surprise homecomings of members of the armed forces on YouTube because people enjoy seeing the reaction of a child when their parent … Continue reading

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