Read Luke 24:1-53 On the first day of the week, very early in the morning, the women took the spices they had prepared and went to the tomb. (Luke 24:1) the first day: walking with heavy loads and burdened hearts to the place His breathless body lay. every hour seemed so still since that dark […]Read More The First Day
Read Psalm 78:1-7 My husband has always jokingly defined old age as “ten years from now.” We don’t call it “old age” anymore we call it our “senior years.” After turning 75 last year, the realization that I have more years behind me than I have ahead of me has set in as a reality. […]Read More From Generation to Generation
Read 3 John 1-8 In 1903, British missionary Amy Carmichael wrote the book Things as They Are about what she encountered daily in southern India: “the Principalities, Powers, Rulers of the Darkness, Potentialities unknown and unimagined, gathered up into one stupendous Force.” She conceived of it as “a battle-book, written from a battlefield where the […]Read More The Legacy of Praying for World Missions
Read Acts 20:18-35 Years ago when I was a younger man and raising children, every night I would give my girls a blessing before going to bed. I would pray God’s goodness over them and bless them with the joy of Jesus. I wanted my children to know God and the great love He has […]Read More Better to Give Than to Receive
Read Deuteronomy 6:1-9 If the people were to “love God with all their heart, soul, mind and strength” then they would have been able to follow His commands (v. 5). But how could God get them to Love Him? He did so many things for them over the years and they still didn’t always believe […]Read More What Motivates You to Love God?
Read 1 Corinthians 3:5-9; 10:31-11:1 When we are young we think of our lives in terms of years, but as we age we often start thinking in terms of days; even thinking in terms of months seems too extravagant. Other things change as well as we go through the stages of life. God calls us […]Read More Living Before the Face of God
Read 1 Peter 5:1-5 When first I read the passage for today together with this week’s theme, I saw absolutely no connection between the two. But in pondering the text, a story came to mind that was told to me by a college friend (I’ll call him Ed). Ed was pastor of a large church […]Read More Where You Lead Me, Will I Follow?
Read Psalm 78 About a year ago, our family went on a trip to Washington, DC, to take in the historic sites and museums. One thing you cannot help but notice are the monuments to one historic figure after another: George Washington, John F. Kennedy, Martin Luther King, Jr., and so many more Each monument […]Read More The Hunger to Leave a Legacy: Week 6
Read Colossians 3:12-17 Have you ever found yourself at life’s crossroad? An unexpected event happens, and you are suddenly faced with competing choices. At its peak, it feels like you are about to lose your mind. Worry and fear are natural responses to situations beyond our control. I have found myself in this state many […]Read More Help, I am Losing My Mind!
Read John 6:25-35 From the time we are young, weʼre asked the question, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” We think and dream about what career we want to have, who we want to marry, how many kids we want to have, and where we want to live. In our minds, […]Read More Ultimate Satisfaction