Monthly Archives: October 2021

Friday October 22, 2021 – A spectrum such as sour to sweet

Scripture to follow… One of the realities that we live with is that we are all works in progress.  We have strong points and weak points.  There are areas where we have really grown in God, and then there are … Continue reading

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Thursday October 21, 2021 – A different and better perception of the word shallow

Hebrews 13:1 Keep on loving each other as brothers. I grew up in a small town right on Lake Michigan across from Chicago.  Going to the beach was a favorite pastime in the summer.  There was a particular beach that … Continue reading

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Wednesday October 20, 2021 – What is the flavor of your fruit?

Galatians 5:22-23   But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, 23gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law. I grew up in southwestern Michigan which is an area that has been known … Continue reading

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Tuesday October 19, 2021 – The blessings available in testing

Matthew 6:13a  “And lead us not into temptation,…” Years ago I heard a Bible teacher give a very illuminating paraphrase of this verse: “Lord, let there not be anything in my heart that would cause you to put me to … Continue reading

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Monday October 18, 2021 – The blindness that comes with calloused hearts

Mark 3:1-6  1Another time he went into the synagogue, and a man with a shriveled hand was there. 2Some of them were looking for a reason to accuse Jesus, so they watched him closely to see if he would heal … Continue reading

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Sunday October 17, 2021 – Opportunities calling us out of our comfort zone

Matthew 14:28  “Lord, if it’s you,” Peter replied, “tell me to come to you on the water.” Have you ever dreamed of what it would be like to be in the boat with the disciples when Jesus walked on the … Continue reading

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Saturday October 16, 2021 – Thirsting and longing for Him

Psalm 63:1  O God, you are my God, earnestly I seek you; my soul thirsts for you, my body longs for you,  in a dry and weary land where there is no water. Think of the contrast between longing for … Continue reading

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Friday October 15, 2021 – Delighting in Him

Isaiah 61:10a  I delight greatly in the LORD; my soul rejoices in my God. What do you think of when asked to name something you delight in?  Is the word ‘delight’ even a word in your normal vocabulary?  By definition, … Continue reading

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Thursday October 14, 2021 – Imagine the excitement!

Scripture is at the end. Imagine living 2000 years ago in the Middle East in the land of Judea; specifically in a region called Galilee.  There are no hospitals, no pharmacies, no vaccinations, no antibiotics and very little medical care … Continue reading

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Wednesday October 13, 2021 – Speak this prayer for yourself

2 Corinthians 9:15  Thanks be to God for His indescribable gift! Today – a prayer:  For the past couple of days I’ve just been so aware of the wonder we have being loved by our God.  This isn’t just a … Continue reading

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