Our Textbook FEBRUARY 28, 2020 2 Timothy 3:10-17 You and I know there are many people in the world who reject the Bible’s authority. But
Two Gates, Two Ways FEBRUARY 27, 2020 Matthew 7:13-14 The broad path is easy to find. In fact, unless you make a conscious choice to
A Life of Peace Isaiah 26:1-6 Let’s suppose I’ve got a problem that has my stomach in knots with persistent worry. Friends and family try
Unshakeable Peace Philippians 4:4-9 Have you ever thought that a vacation would relieve your anxiety or that you could work out your worries at the
Putting Aside Childish Ways Matthew 6:16-24 Teenagers are known to measure themselves against peers, but I’ve noticed that many adults today also struggle with comparison.
Sunday Reflection: The Promise of His Kingdom FEBRUARY 23, 2020 Jesus talks about the kingdom of God often. In the Gospels alone, the word kingdom appears almost
Praying in a Crisis James 5:13-18 The New King James Version of James 5:16 says “the effective, fervent prayer of a righteous man avails much.” Effective—that is exactly
The Message in the Storm Psalm 62:1-8 When we’re in the midst of a difficult life event, our instinct is often to react quickly and
A Faith-Filled Outlook Genesis 39:21-23, Genesis 40:1-8 If anyone had reason to be discouraged, Joseph did. He not only endured his mother’s death and his brothers’
Developing a Tender Heart Ezekiel 36:22-32 The Lord wants to give each of us a “heart of flesh” so we will be responsive to Him.
The Danger of a Hardening Heart Hebrews 3:7-19 God speaks to all of us, but how we respond depends on the condition of our heart.
Sharing Our Faith 1 John 4:7-21 We live in a world where few people are looking for God. But anyone who doesn’t have a relationship
Sunday Reflection: The Blessing of a Firm Foundation FEBRUARY 16, 2020 Near the end of the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus shares a parable about
Our Loving Friend Romans 5:6-11 Yesterday was Valentine’s Day, and many people received cards, gifts, or kind words from friends and family. But human love
The Truth About Self-Love Galatians 5:13-26 In many places, the Bible says, “Love your neighbor as yourself” (Lev. 19:18; Matt. 19:19; Gal. 5:14), but we often overlook
Our Choices in the Midst of Tragedy Job 1:6-22, Job 2:1-10 Imagine what it felt like to be in Job’s shoes. Warriors, fire, and wind wiped