August 1st, 2022

Read James 3:1-5a NIV Not many of you should become teachers, my fellow believers, because you know that we who teach will be judged more strictly. We all stumble in many ways. Anyone who is never at fault in what they say is perfect, able to keep their whole body in check. When we put […]

July 31st, 2022

Read Ephesians 4:29 NIV  Do not let any unwholesome talk come out of your mouths, but only what is helpful for building others up according to their needs, that it may benefit those who listen.  Moms are full of wisdom that hardly any child appreciates fully. At least that is what I have come to […]

July 30th, 2022

Read 1 Corinthians 12:31 AMP And yet I will show you a still more excellent way [one of the choicest graces and the highest of them all: unselfish love]. Love is a more excellent way.  Some of you might be asking, “A more excellent way of what?” Well… everything…but especially expressing our faith in Jesus.  […]

July 29th, 2022

Read Ephesians 2:10 NIV For we are God’s handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do. You are the very best of what God has created – His masterpiece. A reflection of what God is like to the world we live in, perfected and made […]

July 28th, 2022

Read James 1:22 NIV You see that his faith and his actions were working together, and his faith was made complete by what he did Today’s verse is a snippet from the passage with which we started the week where James is referring to Abraham.  God promised Abraham that he would give him many children […]

July 27th, 2022

Read 1 John 3:18 NIV Dear children, let us not love with words or speech but with actions and in truth. One of our dogs had this strange habit. Each time we would walk through the door, he would get so excited to see us that he grabbed a shoe from the mudroom and excitedly […]

July 26th, 2022

Read John 13:35 NIV By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another.” Several members of my family are cross fitters. So we often find ourselves captivated by videos of stellar cross fit athletes. I am particularly drawn to some of the female athletes. Some of my favorites are […]

July 25th, 2022

Read Luke 10:25-37 NIV On one occasion an expert in the law stood up to test Jesus. “Teacher,” he asked, “what must I do to inherit eternal life?” “What is written in the Law?” he replied. “How do you read it?” He answered, “‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all […]

July 24th, 2022

Read James 2:14-26 Focus on verses 17-18 What good is it, my brothers and sisters, if someone claims to have faith but has no deeds? Can such faith save them?  Suppose a brother or a sister is without clothes and daily food.  If one of you says to them, “Go in peace; keep warm and […]

July 23rd, 2022

Read: 1Timothy 6:6-10 (NLT) Yet true godliness with contentment is itself great wealth. After all, we brought nothing with us when we came into the world, and we can’t take anything with us when we leave it. So if we have enough food and clothing, let us be content. But people who long to be […]