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God’s clocks

I visit two elderly women from time to time.

March 25, 2017 - 12:00am
Simply trusting

When I am afraid, I put my trust in you. v. 3

March 24, 2017 - 12:00am
Son reflector

The cozy little village of Rjukan, Norway, is a delightful place to live—except during the dark days of winter.

March 23, 2017 - 12:00am
The family of Christ

During the 1980s, a singles’ class at our church became a close-knit family for many people who had lost a spouse through divorce or death.

March 22, 2017 - 12:00am
Justice and mercy combined

When a defendant stands before a judge, he or she is at the mercy of the court.

March 21, 2017 - 12:00am
A gift of hope

He will take the lead in delivering Israel from the hands of the Philistines. v. 5

March 20, 2017 - 12:00am
A place to be

A thousand strands of time, events, and people weave into a tapestry we call place.

March 19, 2017 - 12:00am
Dangerous shortcuts

During recent elections in my country, one struggling mom I know exchanged her vote for a bag of diapers.

March 18, 2017 - 12:00am
Unwelcome visitors

Consider it pure joy… whenever you face trials…, because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance. vv. 2-3

March 17, 2017 - 12:00am
A good name

A good name is more desirable than great riches. — Proverbs 22:1

March 16, 2017 - 12:00am
God is listening

In the morning, Lord, you hear my voice; in the morning I lay my requests before you and wait expectantly. v. 3

March 15, 2017 - 12:00am
The go-between

Imagine standing at the bottom of a mountain, elbow-to-elbow with everyone in your community.

March 14, 2017 - 12:00am
Giving up our mirrors

They made the bronze basin and its bronze stand from the mirrors of the women who served.

March 13, 2017 - 12:00am
Hand me the binoculars!

The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of his hands. v.1

March 12, 2017 - 12:00am
Shocking accessibility

You received the Spirit of adoption by whom we cry out, “Abba, Father.”   — Romans 8:15

March 11, 2017 - 12:00am
Unexpected encounter

Drew, young and enthusiastic, was leading the singing for the first time in a large church.

March 10, 2017 - 12:00am
Cat gate

My husband, Jay, and I have a new family member — a 2-month-old tabby cat named Jasper.

March 9, 2017 - 12:00am
Pursuing holiness

Make every effort to live in peace with everyone and to be holy.   — Hebrews 12:14

March 8, 2017 - 12:00am
The power to survive

When I was growing up, I had an inflatable plastic punching dummy. It was about as tall as I was and had a smiling face painted on it.

March 7, 2017 - 12:00am
Solving the mystery

But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us.  v. 8

March 6, 2017 - 12:00am
Start with me

[Do not look] to your own interests, but each of you to the interests of others.

March 5, 2017 - 12:00am
House-hunting ants

Lord, you have been our dwelling place throughout all generations. — Psalm 90:1

March 4, 2017 - 12:00am
A season for everything

If you’re like me, you’ve struggled with having to say no to taking on a new responsibility — especially if it’s for a good cause and directly related to helping others.

March 3, 2017 - 12:00am
A deadly weapon

Boxing legend Muhammad Ali used several ring tactics to defeat his opponents; one tactic was taunting.

March 2, 2017 - 12:00am
Learn the cost

You were bought at a price.1 Corinthians 6:20

March 1, 2017 - 12:00am
Catching up with us

A pastor told this story of himself in his local newspaper.

February 28, 2017 - 12:00am
A consistent life

[Daniel] got down on his knees and prayed, giving thanks to his God, just as he had done before. v. 10

February 27, 2017 - 12:00am
Changed perspective

As an early riser, my wife enjoys the quiet moments before the house wakes up and uses it to read the Bible and pray.

February 26, 2017 - 12:00am
His choice

God from the beginning chose you for salvation. v. 13 NKJV

February 25, 2017 - 12:00am
Longing for rescue

The movie Man of Steel, released in 2013, is a fresh imagining of the Superman story.

February 24, 2017 - 12:00am