Monthly Archives: March 2022

Thursday March 31, 2022 – Lord make this me!

Psalm 130:6  My soul waits for the Lord more than watchmen wait for the morning, more than watchmen wait for the morning. About 23 years ago, in our Sunday service, a song based on this verse was being sung.  The … Continue reading

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Wednesday March 30, 2022 – A not so dumb illustration!

Psalm 42:5 Why are you downcast, O my soul?  Why so disturbed within me?  Put your hope in God, for I will yet praise him, my Savior and 6 my God. Have you noticed that difficult situations can have a strong … Continue reading

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Tuesday March 29, 2022 – They are new every morning

Lamentations 3:22-23 The steadfast love of the LORD never ceases, his mercies never come to an end; they are new every morning; great is thy faithfulness. These verses make me think of a pastoral picture.  Think of a large flower … Continue reading

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Monday March 28, 2022 – How do you recognize good and evil?

Romans 12:21 Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good. This verse really underscores the importance of the Scriptures and the critical role they play in our lives.  Their absence is debilitating while their presence is empowering.  … Continue reading

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Sunday March 27, 2022 – Opportunities with those who are unkind or nasty

Romans 12:20 On the contrary: “If your enemy is hungry, feed him; if he is thirsty, give him something to drink. In doing this, you will heap burning coals on his head.” There are probably people in our lives that … Continue reading

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Saturday March 26, 2022 – The priceless key of forgiveness

Romans 12:19  Do not take revenge, my dear friends, but leave room for God’s wrath, for it is written: “It is mine to avenge; I will repay,” says the Lord. Have you ever noted the perverse delight we experience when … Continue reading

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Friday March 25, 2022 – Righteousness and peace kiss each other

Romans 12:18  If it is possible, as far as it depends on you, live at peace with everyone. When I read this verse I think of the many wonderful things the Bible has to say about peace, and peacemakers.  I … Continue reading

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Thursday March 24, 2022 – The Holy Spirit becomes our “instrument panel”

Romans 12:17  Do not repay anyone evil for evil. Be careful to do what is right in the eyes of everyone. Back during the depression my father worked in a bank. One of his memories was that the tellers at … Continue reading

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Wednesday March 23, 2022 – The joy of living out this verse!

Romans 12:16  Get along with each other; don’t be stuck-up. Make friends with nobodies; don’t be the great somebody. (The Message) Have you noticed that Jesus could relate well to anyone?  Tax collectors, sinners, prostitutes, Samaritans,  – everyone that the … Continue reading

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Tuesday March 22, 2022 – “I just helped him cry.”

Romans 12:15  Rejoice with those who rejoice; mourn with those who mourn. The Amplified Bible adds a bit of understanding to this verse, ”Rejoice with those who rejoice [sharing others’ joy], and weep with those who weep [sharing others’ grief].”  … Continue reading

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