From Disaster to Victory

2 Timothy 3 (HCSB) Difficult Times Ahead 3 But know this: Difficult times will come in the last days. 2 For people will be lovers of self, lovers of money, boastful, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, ungrateful, unholy, 3 unloving, irreconcilable, slanderers, without self-control, brutal, without love for what is good, 4 traitors, reckless, conceited, lovers of pleasure rather than […]

Transitions

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Deuteronomy 8 (HCSB) Remember the Lord 8 “You must carefully follow every command I am giving you today, so that you may live and increase, and may enter and take possession of the land the Lordswore to your fathers. 2 Remember that the Lord your God led you on the entire journey these 40 years in the wilderness, […]

Freedom from Our Past

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John 1:29-36 (HCSB) The Lamb of God 29 The next day John saw Jesus coming toward him and said, “Here is the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world! 30 This is the One I told you about: ‘After me comes a man who has surpassed me, because He existed before me.’ 31 I didn’t […]

Adjusting Our Focus

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Isaiah 40:29-31 (HCSB) 29 He gives strength to the weary and strengthens the powerless. 30 Youths may faint and grow weary, and young men stumble and fall, 31 but those who trust in the Lord will renew their strength; they will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary; they will walk and not faint. […]

Jerusalem, the City of Destiny

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Isaiah 62:1-7 (HCSB) Zion’s Restoration 62 I will not keep silent because of Zion, and I will not keep still because of Jerusalem, until her righteousness shines like a bright light and her salvation, like a flaming torch. 2 Nations will see your righteousness and all kings, your glory. You will be called by a new name that […]

The Way, The Truth and The Life

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John 14:6 (HCSB) 6 Jesus told him, “I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through Me. Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)Copyright © 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2009 by Holman Bible Publishers, Nashville Tennessee. All rights reserved.

The Old and the New

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Acts 2 The Holy Spirit Comes at Pentecost 2 When the day of Pentecost came, they were all together in one place.2 Suddenly a sound like the blowing of a violent wind came from heaven and filled the whole house where they were sitting. 3 They saw what seemed to be tongues of fire that separated and came […]

Life Lessons from Real People

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2 Kings 5 (HCSB) Naaman’s Disease Healed 5 Naaman, commander of the army for the king of Aram, was a great man in his master’s sight[a] and highly regarded because through him, the Lord had given victory to Aram. The man was a brave warrior, but he had a skin disease. 2 Aram had gone on raids and […]