Tag Archives: God’s kingdom

January 12 – Bloopers in Prayer

Luke 11:1-28; Genesis 19; Psalm 12 Outtakes. Sometimes those are the best parts of any TV show or movie. Outtakes or bloopers happen when an actor forgets their line, starts laughing, or somehow messes up. We enjoy them so much … Continue reading

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October 21 – Read The Fine Print

Psalm 84:1-7; Jeremiah 9:17-26; 2 Timothy 3:10-15 Have you ever read those “Terms of Service” put out by a company that you are buying something from? I mean all the way through? Or do you, like most people, click the … Continue reading

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August 6 – God, Money…Your Choice

Psalm 33:12-22; Genesis 11:27-32; Matthew 6:19-24 Every four years at this time the world stops its bickering, well, mostly, and turns their eyes to the Olympic Games. The Opening Ceremonies are over and the competition has begun. We pay homage … Continue reading

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April 23 – Judgment

Psalm 148; Daniel 7:27; Revelation 11:16-19 Many years ago I worked for a man who also had his girlfriend working there. That wasn’t a good situation because his wife would also come in to see him at various times. Ok, … Continue reading

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April 16 – Our Needs

Psalm 23; Ezekiel 28:25-26; Luke 12:29-32 In a nation of plenty, we sure do want a lot. It doesn’t matter how much “stuff” people have, the average American wants just a little bit more. If someone is homeless, they want … Continue reading

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October 17 – God’s Covenant People

Revelation 17; Isaiah 1-2; Psalm 108 Whenever we read the messages of God to Israel in the Old Testament, it is easy to miss the message God is sending us today. We sit back and shake our heads at the … Continue reading

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June 13 – Right Here! Right Now!

Mark 1:1-20; 2 Samuel 2:1-3:1; Daniel 1 I am a procrastinator. I admit it. While many in the world proclaim, “There’s no time like the present,” I smile and say, “Relax. There’s no time like the future.” My wife knows … Continue reading

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April 9 – Impatient Disciples

Acts 1; Deuteronomy 11-12; Job 9 The disciples were naturally discouraged by the crucifixion. Their hopes and dreams were dashed as they watched the One they followed hanging on the cross. They had dreams. They had plans because of Him, … Continue reading

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October 23 – Integrity

(still working a day behind…sorry) 1 Thessalonians 2:1-16; Isaiah 14-16; Psalm 113 Jesus taught a lot about integrity. He taught that amidst the background of those who would use God’s word and the worship of God as tools to get … Continue reading

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July 22 – Whose Kingdom?

“If we have sown spiritual things for you, is it a great thing if we reap your material things? If others are partakers of this right over you, are we not even more? Nevertheless we have not used this right, but endure all things lest we hinder the gospel of Christ.” (1 Corinthians 9:11-12) Even in Paul’s day the validity of the message was measured to some degree by the financial success of the messenger. Continue reading

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