Singleness: Travelling with a Purpose

“Success is fleeting and image is nothing…. What are you living for?” By Paul H. Boge There’s nothing quite like going on an adventure. New people. New sights. New foods. New languages. And an opportunity to discover something about yourself. And about God. Travelling takes time and freedom. Sometimes, singleness offers people the opportunity to visit places … Continue reading Singleness: Travelling with a Purpose

Kiss Unselfishly

TUESDAY, MAY 3, 2016 Key Bible Verse: Kiss me tenderly! Your love is better than wine. (Song of Songs 1:2, CEV) Dig Deeper: Song of Songs 4:1-10 Kiss your wife anytime and anyplace. On her cheek. On her neck, On her forehead. In the kitchen. On the porch. In the car. In the supermarket aisle. When she looks … Continue reading Kiss Unselfishly

Discover Her Little Joys

MONDAY, MAY 2, 2016 Somewhere along the way every couple will discover the fairy-tale [ratio for spouses giving in] marriage. It’s 100:100. – Jay Payleitner (Writer, speaker, and radio producer in St. Charles, Illinois) Key Bible Verse: In the same way, you husbands must give honour to your wives. Treat your wife with understanding as you live … Continue reading Discover Her Little Joys

Ever Present

SATURDAY, APRIL 30, 2016 Key Bible Verse: One thing I ask from the LORD, this only do I seek: that I may dwell in the house of the LORD all the days of my life, to gaze on the beauty of the LORD and to seek him in his temple. (Psalm 27:4, NIV) Dig Deeper: Psalm 84 … Continue reading Ever Present

Limitless Love

FRIDAY, APRIL 29, 2016 Key Bible Verse: “Father, I want these whom you have given me to be with me where I am. Then they can see all the glory you gave me because you loved me even before the world began!” (John 17:24) Dig Deeper: John 17:20-26 Jonathan Edwards presents the ultimate love of Father and … Continue reading Limitless Love

Face to Face

THURSDAY, APRIL 28, 2016 Key Bible Verse: For now we see in a mirror dimly, but then face to face. Now I know in part; then I shall know fully, even as I have been fully known. (1 Corinthians 13:12, ESV) Dig Deeper: 1 John 3:1-3 When we first saw [the ultrasound image of our grandson, Aksel], … Continue reading Face to Face

A Vision of Utopia

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 27, 2016 Key Bible Verse: I heard a loud shout from the throne, saying, “Look, God’s home is now among his people! He will live with them, and they will be his people. God himself will be with them. (Revelation 21:3) Dig Deeper: Revelation 21:1-7 The book of Revelation’s visions for the final heaven are … Continue reading A Vision of Utopia

Car Sales and Christianity – A Perfect Fit?

Successful businessmen strive to keep God in the driver’s seat By Aaron Epp John Attrell’s father, Bob Attrell Sr., worked in the automotive industry for more than 60 years, purchasing his own car dealership in 1975. When John was in college, he had no intention of joining the family business. He studied drafting at Humber … Continue reading Car Sales and Christianity – A Perfect Fit?

Heavenly Pleasures

TUESDAY, APRIL 26, 2016 Key Bible Verse: How priceless is your unfailing love, O God! People take refuge in the shadow of your wings. They feast on the abundance of your house; you give them drink from your river of delights. (Psalm 36:7-8, NIV) Dig Deeper: Psalm 36:5-10 God dwells in endless pleasure and happiness and in deep … Continue reading Heavenly Pleasures

Deep Joy

MONDAY, APRIL 25, 2016 If Heaven is God’s promise, then heaven is as good as God is faithful. – Scot McKnight (Professor of New Testament at Northern Seminary in Lombard, Illinois) Key Bible Verse: You make known to me the path of life; you will fill me with joy in your presence, with eternal pleasures at your … Continue reading Deep Joy

Weekend Bible Study

SUNDAY, APRIL 24, 2016 Study Passage: Galatians 3:19-25 Why then the law? It was added because of transgressions, until the offspring should come to whom the promise had been made, and it was put in place through angels by an intermediary. Now an intermediary implies more than one, but God is one. Is the law … Continue reading Weekend Bible Study

“Back Off!”

SATURDAY, APRIL 23, 2016 Key Bible Verse: The law was our guardian until Christ came; it protected us until we could be made right with God through faith. And now that the way of faith has come, we no longer need the law as our guardian. (Galatians 3:24-25) Dig Deeper: Galatians 3:19-25 My religion, that meticulous system … Continue reading “Back Off!”

Authenticity

FRIDAY, APRIL 22, 2016 Key Bible Verse: Everyone who does evil … will not come into the light for fear that their deeds will be exposed. But whoever lives by the truth comes into the light. (John 3:20-21, NIV) Dig Deeper: 1 John 1:5-10 Most of the time [we] are not our true selves. Instead, we’re “Reader’s … Continue reading Authenticity