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Life in Christ
Saturday, November 21, 2015      7 comments

Life in Christ Scripture Reading — Romans 6:15-23 The wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord. — Romans 6:23 It seems some Christians in Rome may have been suggesting that if the law is no longer... Read more
Hoping in God
Sunday, November 15, 2015      6 comments

Hoping in God Scripture Reading — Romans 4:18-25 [Abraham] did not waver through unbelief regarding the promise of God . . . being fully persuaded that God had power to do what he had promised. — Romans 4:20-21 In hope, Abraham believed... Read more
How to Remain Faithful When Suffering
Saturday, November 14, 2015      6 comments

How to Remain Faithful When Suffering BY RICK WARREN — NOVEMBER 11, 2015 “Those who suffer according to God’s will should commit themselves to their faithful Creator and continue to do good.” (1 Peter 4:19 NIV) There are people out ... Read more
Living Off The Grid
Thursday, November 12, 2015      11 comments

I'm without internet at home for @ 3 weeks, which is a weird experience. It is giving me more time with my husband, however. I am keeping up with my eating and wearing my spark tracker, but not sure how long it records before starting over. I... Read more
Bearing Fruit Matters
Sunday, November 08, 2015      6 comments

Bearing Fruit Matters Scripture Reading — Romans 2:12-16 It is not those who hear the law . . . but it is those who obey the law who will be declared righteous. — Romans 2:13 “Merely hearing God’s law is a waste of your time if you don’... Read more
You Can Worry, or You Can Worship
Saturday, November 07, 2015      4 comments

You Can Worry, or You Can Worship BY RICK WARREN — NOVEMBER 7, 2015 “If you suffer for doing what is right, God will reward you for it. So don’t worry or be afraid of their threats. Instead, you must worship Christ as Lord of your life. ... Read more
For Conflict Resolution, Switch Your Focus
Thursday, November 05, 2015      8 comments

For Conflict Resolution, Switch Your Focus By Rick Warren — Nov 5, 2015 “Don’t look out only for your own interests, but take an interest in others, too. You must have the same attitude that Christ Jesus had.” (Philippians 2:4-5 NLT, sec... Read more
The First Key Step Toward Resolving Conflict
Wednesday, November 04, 2015      3 comments

The First Key Step Toward Resolving Conflict By Rick Warren — Nov 4, 2015 “Why do you notice the little piece of dust in your friend’s eye, but you don’t notice the big piece of wood in your own eye? First, take the wood out of your ow... Read more
God’s Words for Me
Tuesday, November 03, 2015      4 comments

God’s Words for Me Scripture Reading — Romans 1:13-15 I am obligated both to Greeks and non-Greeks, both to the wise and the foolish. — Romans 1:14 If you ask, “For whom is God’s Word written?” someone will usually reply, “For eve... Read more
Letters From God
Monday, November 02, 2015      5 comments

Letters From God Scripture Reading — Romans 1:7-13 To all in Rome who are loved by God and called to be his holy people . . . . — Romans 1:7 The New Testament includes a lot of letters from spiritual leaders to churches and to church l... Read more
“A Devoted Slave of Jesus”
Sunday, November 01, 2015      2 comments

“A Devoted Slave of Jesus” A Scripture Reading — Romans 1:1-6 Paul, a servant of Christ Jesus . . . — Romans 1:1 I can become too familiar with some phrases in the Bible, like this one: “a servant of Christ.” When that happens, it’s easy... Read more
When You’re Under Attack, Just Rest BY RICK WARREN
Saturday, October 31, 2015      4 comments

When You’re Under Attack, Just Rest BY RICK WARREN “You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies. You anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows.” Psalm 23:5 (NIV) Our civilization is losing its civility. The world is ... Read more
What to Ask
Friday, October 30, 2015      2 comments

What to Ask A Scripture Reading — Proverbs 30:1-9 “Two things I ask of you, Lord . . . : Keep falsehood and lies far from me; give me neither poverty nor riches, but give me only my daily bread.” — Proverbs 30:7-8 Describing Proverbs... Read more
Seven Ways to Be Merciful By Rick Warren — Oct 29, 2015
Thursday, October 29, 2015      3 comments

Seven Ways to Be Merciful By Rick Warren — Oct 29, 2015 “God blesses those who are merciful, for they will be shown mercy.” (Matthew 5:7 NLT, second edition) In yesterday’s devotional, we talked about seven facets of mercy. Today, I w... Read more
Seven Characteristics of Mercy
Wednesday, October 28, 2015      2 comments

Seven Characteristics of Mercy By Rick Warren — Oct 28, 2015 “The wisdom from above is first of all pure. It is also peace loving, gentle at all times, and willing to yield to others. It is full of mercy.” (James 3:17a NLT, second ed... Read more

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