Jun 122012
 
Day 24 | Shake Off The Dust

However, the Jews provoked the prominent women among the Gentile God-worshippers, as well as the city’s leaders. They instigated others to harass Paul and Barnabas, and threw them out of their district. Paul and Barnabas shook the dust from their feet and went to Iconium. Because of the abundant presence of the Holy Spirit in their lives, the disciples were overflowing with happiness. Acts 13:42-52 (CEB) [...]

Jun 112012
 
Day 23 | Spiritual Growth Process

2 Peter 1:5-11 As mentioned previously, faith is the starting point of the Christian’s life, for it by faith that we are called. We’re cleansed of our sins and our sinful nature. As God’s chosen we are made partakers of Christ’s divine nature.  In these verses, Peter is reminding us of the virtues we should seek to cultivate and demonstrate in order that we may [...]

Jun 102012
 
Day 22 | Put Your Light On A Stand

  Luke 11:29-36 This one gave me a bit of trouble. I understood verses 29-32. Christ was berating the large crowd that had gathered because He knew they had not come to be instructed or enlightened by his teachings but rather they came hoping to see miracles and signs that would convince them of His truths. He said they were wicked and would receive nothing [...]

Jun 032012
 
Day 21 | Love and Instruction

Therefore, as God’s choice, holy and loved, put on compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness, and patience. Be tolerant with each other and, if someone has a complaint against anyone, forgive each other. As the Lord forgave you, so also forgive each other. And over all these things put love, which is the perfect bond of unity. Colossians 3:12-14 (CEB) Chosen, holy and dearly loved is a descriptive [...]

May 282012
 
Day 20 | Focus Above

Since, then, you have been raised with Christ, set your heart on things above, where Christ is seated at the right hand of God. Set your mind on things above, not on earthly things. Colossians 3:1-2 Day 20 | Forty Days With God | Colossians 3: 1-11 So, here I am 58 days after having begun the 40 days with God reading plan and I’m [...]

May 162012
 
Day 19 | Don't Be Cheated

Colossians 2:16-23 |Forty Days With God We are cautioned in these verses not to be cheated out of the liberty and freedom Christ gave us. We are not to allow ourselves to be led astray or judged by rules and regulations concerning what we eat or drink, or what holidays or festivals or customs or practices we follow. We’ve already been freed from them. If [...]