Pleasing God, Making Disciples of Jesus Christ

Grace

What A Glorious Day

ISAIAH 33:17 – Your eyes will behold the king in his beauty; they will see a land that stretches afar.”   THEME OF THE DAY:  WHAT A GLORIOUS DAY.  Before we go far into today’s nugget, a few spiritual check-up questions.  In the last twenty-four hours, how often has the thought come across our minds that we are one breath away from…

The Fundamental Truths of the Christian Life

  LUKE 9:23 – And Jesus said to all, “If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me.”   THEME OF THE DAY:  THE FUNDAMENTAL TRUTHS OF THE CHRISTIAN LIFE.  In today’s scripture, we have our Lord Jesus laying down the three fundamental truths of not only becoming His disciple but living…

Cancelling the Self-Pity Party

MATTHEW 27:24–31 – So when Pilate saw that he was gaining nothing, but rather that a riot was beginning, he took water and washed his hands before the crowd, saying, “I am innocent of this man’s blood; see to it yourselves.” And all the people answered, “His blood be on us and on our children!” Then he released for them Barabbas, and…

Breakfast With Jesus

JOHN 21:1-12 – After this Jesus revealed himself again to the disciples by the Sea of Tiberias, and he revealed himself in this way. Simon Peter, Thomas (called the Twin), Nathanael of Cana in Galilee, the sons of Zebedee, and two others of his disciples were together. Simon Peter said to them, “I am going fishing.” They said to him, “We will…

Learning The Hard Way

ECCLESIASTES 2:9-11 – So I became great and surpassed all who were before me in Jerusalem. Also my wisdom remained with me. And whatever my eyes desired I did not keep from them. I kept my heart from no pleasure, for my heart found pleasure in all my toil, and this was my reward for all my toil. Then I considered all…

Living The Exposed Life

HEBREWS 4:11-13 – Let us therefore strive to enter that rest, so that no one may fall by the same sort of disobedience. For the word of God is living and active, sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing to the division of soul and of spirit, of joints and of marrow, and discerning the thoughts and intentions of the heart. And no…