Like Yourself

READ: Lev. 19:1-18, 33-34 Do not take advantage of foreigners who live among you in your land. Treat them like native-born Israelites, and love them as you love yourself. Remember that you were once foreigners in the land of Egypt (vv.33-34). Geel is a charming town in Belgium with a unique population—a significant percentage of... Continue Reading →

He Will Supply

READ: Philippians 4:10-20 This same God who takes care of me will supply all your needs from his glorious riches, which have been given to us in Christ Jesus (v.19). For many years Estelle and her husband worked as missionaries, relying on the financial generosity of others while they shared the love of God through... Continue Reading →

Astounding God

READ: Psalm 36:5-12 Your unfailing love, O Lord, is as vast as the heavens; your faithfulness reaches beyond the clouds. Your righteousness is like the mighty mountains, your justice like the ocean depths (vv.5-6). My son and I constructed a model of the solar system in which each planet is aligned near the next. Looking... Continue Reading →

This Great Brightness

READ: Exodus 34:29-35 When Moses came down Mount Sinai carrying the two stone tablets inscribed with the terms of the covenant, he wasn’t aware that his face had become radiant because he had spoken to the Lord (v.29). Our faces can give clues to our life experiences. They reveal our emotions, hint at our age... Continue Reading →

Miracles large and small

READ: Psalm 105:1-11,37-45 Remember the wonders he has performed, his miracles, and the rulings he has given (v.5). “Miracles are everywhere,” declared the actress who portrayed Christy Beam in the movie Miracles from Heaven. The film is based on the true life experiences of the Beam family after middle daughter Annabel contracted an incurable intestinal... Continue Reading →

A Song In Prison

READ: Philippians 1:15-30 For you have been given not only the privilege of trusting in Christ but also the privilege of suffering for him (v.29). During the dark days of the communist regime in Romania, a light shone from the souls of believers in Jesus. Two believers, Nicolae Moldoveanu and Richard Wurmbrand, were lying face... Continue Reading →

Sweet Dreams

READ: Acts 12:1-12 In peace I will lie down and sleep, for you alone, O Lord, will keep me safe (Psalm 4:8). Sleep deprivation has become a serious health issue around the world. A survey of South Koreans found that 17 percent had at least three nights of insomnia each week. Another study in Hong... Continue Reading →

Love is no accident

READ: Ezekiel 20:30-44 I have honoured my name by treating you mercifully in spite of your wickedness (v.44). One rainy autumn day, my son’s vehicle left the road, went airborne at 70 mph (112 kph) and found a lone tree beyond a drainage ditch. For the next hour, rescue workers toiled to pry him from... Continue Reading →

Overcoming Evil

READ: James 2:14-26 It is sin to know what you ought to do and then not do it (4:17). In his book Hitler’s Cross, Pastor Erwin Lutzer shares these heart-wrenching words from a man who lived in Germany during the Nazi Holocaust: “We heard stories of what was happening to the Jews, but we tried... Continue Reading →

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