Walking With Jesus

Day 31 “And He said to them, Be careful what you are hearing.  The measure of thought and study you give to the truth you hear will be the measure of virtue and knowledge that comes back to you – and more besides will be given to you who hear.”...

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Innocent as a Dove

Day 30 “Behold, I am sending you out like sheep in the midst of wolves; be wary and wise as serpents, and be innocent (harmless, guileless, and without falsity) as doves.” – Matthew 10:16 God, as our Good Shepherd, wants us to realize that we are as ‘sheep in the...

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Silencing Yourself

Day 29 “Many plans are in a man’s mind, but it is the Lord’s purpose for him that will stand.” – Proverbs 19:21 During my third week of basic training at Fort Knox, we went through a wooded obstacle course. We were challenged with the task of climbing up a...

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Opinions

Day 28 “Fools find no pleasure in understanding, but delight in airing their own opinions.” – Proverbs 18:2 In a world where social media is so valued, voicing your opinions couldn’t be any easier – just post it on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, or Yelp. When it comes to Twitter, Facebook...

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Let Your Light Shine

Day 27 “Don’t let anyone look down on you because you are young, but set an example for the believers in speech, in life, in love, in faith and in purity.” – 1 Timothy 4:12 The world needs to see good examples. Your friends and family need to see good...

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Rock Climbing

Day 26 “This hope [this confident assurance] we have as an anchor of the soul [it cannot slip and it cannot break down under whatever pressure bears upon it]—a safe and steadfast hope that enters within the veil [of the heavenly temple, that most Holy Place in which the very...

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Sin of Comparison

Day 25 “We do not compare ourselves with those who think they are good. They compare themselves with themselves. They decide what they think is good or bad and compare themselves with those ideas. They are foolish.” – 2 Corinthians 10:12 The sin of comparison is the first sin that...

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Discovering Your Wealth

Day 24 “Clothe yourselves therefore, as God’s own chosen ones (His own picked representatives), [who are] purified and holy and well-beloved [by God Himself, by putting on behavior marked by] tenderhearted pity and mercy, kind feeling, a lowly opinion of yourselves, gentle ways, [and] patience [which is tireless and long-suffering,...

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