Heart Condition

Today’s reading: Acts 12:20-25; 1 Samuel 16:7; Psalm 24:3-5; Proverbs 16:5 If you looked up the word “narcissistic” in the dictionary, Herod could be there as an example because he was obviously consumed fascinated with himself. The picture we see of...

Peaceful Sleep

Today’s reading: Acts 12:1-11; Psalm 3:3-6 So often when we encounter something unpleasant, heartbreaking, uncertain, frightening, etc., we have difficulty sleeping. And even when sleep finally comes, it’s not a restful, refreshing or peaceful sleep. Peter...

But…

Today’s reading: Acts 12:1-19 After having James executed, Herod then turns his attention to Peter planning to do the same thing to him. So as we begin Acts 12, Peter is sitting in prison with an impending death sentence. Not a particularly comfortable situation...

Christians

Today’s reading: Acts 11:19-30 The details about the early church are so informative. Acts is truly full of examples and lessons that we would be wise to take note of and follow as modern day Christians. I’ve read Acts many times, but this time around God...

Conflict Resolved

Today’s reading: Acts 11:1-18 As I opened my Bible and began reading Acts 11, I had to smile. You see I just returned from a conference where we spent the better part of two days learning about different approaches and methods of resolving conflict. And in Acts...