May It Be

Yesterday, we looked at how Zechariah questioned an angel’s declaration of a promised child. He questioned the possibility because of the ages of both him and his wife. Today, we look to Mary and her interaction with the angel announcing the promise of Jesus. The possibility again is questioned, but this time it’s different. For … Continue reading May It Be

In Your Heart

“Above all else, guard your heart, for everything you do flows from it (Proverbs 4:23 NIV). Your heart determines your steps. Your heart directs your journey through life. Today’s verse says that we should take the words of God and put them in our hearts. With the Word in our hearts, that which is good … Continue reading In Your Heart

Diligently Watch Yourselves

Today’s verses remind us to diligently watch ourselves. We have to be careful, be on guard, take care to not forget what what we’ve seen and heard from God. The past few days, we looked at how we should not add or subtract from God’s Word. God’s Word is to guide us, to teach us, … Continue reading Diligently Watch Yourselves

A Hopeless Case

What do you think about when you hear the phrase “hopeless case”? When I hear this phrase, I always am faced with the sad truth— that again and again I’ve seen people deemed “a hopeless case” and written off by people. As well, I have seen people who identify themselves as “a hopeless case” which … Continue reading A Hopeless Case

Listen and Wait

In Psalm 85, the Psalmist asks God for restoration and revival and for a fresh outpouring of God’s love. The Psalmist says, “Now I’ll listen carefully to Your voice and wait to hear whatever You say.” As I consider this verse, I cannot help but be struck by two things. The “now” and the “listen” … Continue reading Listen and Wait