Day Sixteen Comfort of All Comforts     Scripture: “ Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.”  Matthew 5:3 Thought: What does it mean to be “poor in spirit?” Is it being sad? Is it being physically weary? Is it to be discouraged? Is it a feeling of… Read More

Day Fifteen Peacemaker   Scripture: “Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God.”  Matthew 5:9 NIV Thought: We live in a world that longs for peace. There are many peace-seekers and peace-lovers, but few peacemakers. Maybe we are going about it wrong? Instead of seeking peace for ourselves, which is a… Read More

Day Fourteen The Stumbling Rock     Scripture: “But the people of Israel, who tried so hard to get right with God by keeping the law, never succeeded.  Why not? Because they were trying to get right with God by keeping the law instead of by trusting in him. They stumbled over the great rock in their… Read More

Day Thirteen Peace   Scripture: “Now may the Lord of peace himself give you peace at all times in every way. The Lord be with you all.” 2 Thessalonians 3:16 (ESV) Thought: Several things stand out in this short passage.  The first obvious stand-out is that God is the Lord of peace, Himself.  This means… Read More

Day Twelve Gifted for Service   Scripture: Now there are varieties of gifts, but the same Spirit; and there are varieties of service, but the same Lord; and there are varieties of activities, but it is the same God who empowers them all in everyone. 1 Corinthians 12:4-6 Thought: The song begins to build into a crescendo, as the gifted singer feeds… Read More

Day Eleven The Way   Scripture: And there will be a highway called the Way of Holiness. The unclean will not travel it, only those who walk in that Way–and fools will not stray onto it.  Isaiah 35:8 Thought: “The Way of Holiness” is another reference to our redemption through Jesus Christ.  He is “the… Read More

Day Ten A New Heart   Scripture: “And I will give you a new heart, and a new spirit I will put within you. And I will remove the heart of stone from your flesh and give you a heart of flesh.”  Ezekiel 36:26 Thought: The heart and spirit are mentioned together in this passage. … Read More

Day Nine A Good Man   Scripture: The steps of a good man are ordered by the Lord: and he delighteth in his way. Though he fall, he shall not be utterly cast down: for the Lord upholdeth him with his hand. Psalm 37:23-24 KJV Thought: “A good man” might be best described as “God’s… Read More

Day Eight Rejoice!   Scripture: “Let the heavens rejoice, let the earth be glad; let the sea resound, and all that is in it. Let the fields be jubilant, and everything in them; let all the trees of the forest sing for joy.” Psalm 96:11-12 Thought: We’re on the ocean at Fort Morgan, Alabama.  It has… Read More

Day Seven As Unto Jesus   Scripture: “Not with eyeservice, as men pleasers; but as the servants of Christ, doing the will of God from the heart; With good will doing service, as to the Lord, and not to men:” Ephesians 6:6-7 Thought: The thought is that our work for the Lord is to please… Read More

  Day Six God’s Reckless Love     “The Overwhelming Never-Ending Reckless Love of God” is the lyric being played on my phone as I record this entry. This is so foreign to mankind’s thought process.  It is hard to grasp. We have to leave the way people love, including our self to begin to… Read More