Engage Your Brain

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 24, 2016 Key Bible Verse: Be diligent to present yourself approved to God, a worker who does not need to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth. (2 Timothy 2:15, NKJV) Dig Deeper: Psalm 119:97-104 The Bible tells us to “be diligent” [about] “rightly dividing the word of truth” (today’s Key Bible Verse). The … Continue reading Engage Your Brain

The Best Gift

MONDAY, AUGUST 22, 2016 If you and I want to truly be disciples of Jesus Christ, we must learn and hold to the Word of God. – Greg Laurie (Senior pastor of Harvest Christian Fellowship in Riverside, California) Key Bible Verse: The unfolding of your words gives light; it gives understanding to the simple. (Psalm 119:130, … Continue reading The Best Gift

Free to Worship

SATURDAY, AUGUST 20, 2016 Key Bible Verse: “To him who sits on the throne and to the Lamb be praise and honour and glory and power, for ever and ever!” (Revelation 5:13, NIV) Dig Deeper: Revelation 5 Worship is the only fitting response when you see what Jesus did to bring you from death to life. When … Continue reading Free to Worship

He Did It All

FRIDAY, AUGUST 19, 2016 Key Bible Verse: All praise to God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly reams because we are united with Christ. (Ephesians 1:3) Dig Deeper: Ephesians 1:3-14 Worship is one of the greatest gifts that God has given to you so that … Continue reading He Did It All

Worship Conquers Pride

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 17, 2016 Key Bible Verse: His face was like the sun in all its brilliance. (Revelation 1:16) Dig Deeper: Revelation 1:10-18 Worship disarms you of the self-seeking, self-serving pride that your flesh thrives on. When you stand before the infinitely majestic God, it reminds you what, or more specifically who, everything in existence is really … Continue reading Worship Conquers Pride

Men at Work: Sharing Christ on the Job

The “occupational hazards” of workplace evangelism By Paul H. Boge You’re at your job and see your co-worker. You know him well enough to strike up a conversation. Maybe you’re even friends. You feel a responsibility to tell him about Jesus. And yet you wonder how this may affect your relationship. So what do you … Continue reading Men at Work: Sharing Christ on the Job

Humbled by Greatness

TUESDAY, AUGUST 16, 2016 Key Bible Verse: Worship the Lord in holy splendour; tremble before him, all the earth. (Psalm 96:9, NRSV) Dig Deeper: Psalm 96 When I was a kid, there wasn’t a single football team that could compare to the Dallas Cowboys. One particular year, my town’s high school basketball team took the state championship … Continue reading Humbled by Greatness

Gazing Upon Majesty

MONDAY, AUGUST 15, 2016 When you stand before the infinitely majestic God, it reminds you what, or more specifically who, everything in existence is really all about. – Stephen Miller (Worship and creative pastor at Real Life in Austin, Texas) Key Bible Verse: For by him all things were created, in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether … Continue reading Gazing Upon Majesty

Weekend Bible Study

SUNDAY, AUGUST 14, 2016 Study Passage: Ephesians 4:1-16 I therefore, a prisoner for the Lord, urge you to walk in a manner worthy of the calling to which you have been called, with all humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another in love, eager to maintain the unity of the Spirit in the bond … Continue reading Weekend Bible Study

Persevering Together

SATURDAY, AUGUST 13, 2016 Key Bible Verse: God has put the body together, giving greater honour to the parts that lacked it, so that there should be no division in the body, but that its parts should have equal concern for each other. (1 Corinthians 12:24-25) Dig Deeper: 1 Corinthians 12:12-26 As responsible members of a community, … Continue reading Persevering Together

Godly Encouragement

FRIDAY, AUGUST 12, 2016 Key Bible Verse: Let us think of ways to motivate one another to acts of love and good works. (Hebrews 10:24) Dig Deeper: Hebrews 10:23-25 In his compelling book The Good and Beautiful Community, James Bryan Smith teaches that we must distinguish between a false narrative and the true narrative for the spiritual life. … Continue reading Godly Encouragement