Loud Example

Today’s reading: 1 Peter 3:1-7 “Actions speak louder than words” is a well-known saying, and based on what I’ve experienced, it certainly hits the mark. Our conduct truly does broadcast the condition of our heart. Peter delivers a similar...

Intentional Growth

Today’s reading: 1 Peter 2:1-3 Once we receive Christ as our Savior, it’s God’s desire that we grow spiritually and become more and more like Christ, deepening our relationship with Him in doing so. But unlike physical growth, which happens...

Preparing Our Mind

Today’s reading: 1 Peter 1:13 One verse and its instruction jumped off the page at me this morning–1 Peter 1:13: “Therefore, preparing your minds for action, and being sober-minded, set your hope fully on the grace that will be brought to you at the...

Tests

Today’s reading: 1 Peter 1:3-12 On pretty much any given week, most of us encounter difficulty in some area of our life–from something minor and isolated to something that’s a major, all-consuming circumstance. Given that difficulties are going to...

Significant Lesson

Today’s reading: Galatians 1-6 Thank you for spending the last few weeks with me working through the book of Galatians. As with all of Paul’s letters, this letter was packed full with lessons, both large and small, all beneficial for us as we strive to...

One Final Time

Today’s reading: Galatians 6:11-18 As Paul comes to the close of his letter to the church in Galatia, he one more time drives home the point that salvation comes through faith in Jesus Christ, not through keeping a set of rules and regulations. Because of what...