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Confessions of a bad friend

Confessions of a bad friend

This past Sunday, Scott taught about beauty of true Christian friendship.  It was a moving message that made clear for a Christian: true friendship is marked by deep devotion and Christ like love.  One of my favorite lines in the message was a quote from Piglet to Winnie the Pooh: “If you live to be … Continue reading

Day 21 – In the mean time…

Day 21 – In the mean time…

January 27th – In the mean time Today’s Scripture Reading: Romans 8:26-39 While Paul had his eyes on the future glory that would come when he was united with Christ, he was not insensitive to the difficulty that comes with living in a fallen world.  It doesn’t take much for us to be reminded of … Continue reading

Day 20 – Glorious Suffering

Day 20 – Glorious Suffering

January 26th – Glory Revealed     Today’s Scripture Reading: Romans 8:17-23 “And if children, then heirs–heirs of God and fellow heirs with Christ, provided we suffer with him in order that we may also be glorified with him.” Ever had someone say to you, “I’ve got good news and bad news, which do you want first?”  … Continue reading

Day 19 – So then…

Day 19 – So then…

January 25th – So then… Today’s Scripture Reading: Romans 8:12-17 “There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus” is in of itself such extraordinary good news that it could sustain our souls for eternity.  Throughout history and in the scripture one of the revealing things about the heart of our … Continue reading

Day 18 – Guilty, Forgiven and Free!

Day 18 – Guilty, Forgiven and Free!

January 24th – Guilty, Forgiven, Freed Today’s Scripture Reading: Romans 8     “There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus.” – Romans 8:1 If it is possible for there to be a seminal chapter of the Bible, it might be Romans chapter 8.  Paul, writing to a group of … Continue reading

Day 17 – Search Me Oh God

Day 17 – Search Me Oh God

January 23rd – Search Me Oh God Author: Anita Wooten Today’s Scripture Reading: Ephesians 1 Search me, oh God, and know my heart: try me, and know my thoughts: And see if there be any wicked way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting.  (Psalm 139:23-24 KJV emphasis added) As we partake in this … Continue reading

Day 16 – Where are you leaning?

Day 16 – Where are you leaning?

January 22nd – Where are you leaning? Author: Brad Raby Today’s Scripture Reading: Isaiah 10 “God helps those who help themselves”.  This pithy phrase, attributed to Benjamin Franklin, is often mistakenly thought to be a verse in the Bible. It’s certainly an idea that is propagated as being Biblical.  Everywhere you turn there is some … Continue reading

Day 15 – Pursuing Holiness

Day 15 – Pursuing Holiness

January 21st – Pursuing Holiness Author: Lisa Iovine Today’s Scripture Reading: Proverbs 2 “Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things.” – Philippians 4:8 One day while … Continue reading