Almighty God

Today’s reading: Psalm 33:1-22 Psalm 33 is such an enjoyable read. It struck me as being almost like an infomercial about God-packed full of detail after detail about God’s greatness, paired with words describing His love, care and provision for those who...

Firsthand Instructions

Today’s reading: Psalm 32:1-11 In Psalm 32 we see a firsthand account from David of the consequences of not immediately confessing and seeking forgiveness for sin (vs.3-4), followed by the result of asking for, and receiving, God’s forgiveness (vs. 5). I...

Ephesians Lessons

Today’s reading: Ephesians 1-6 Thank you for spending the last few weeks reading through and considering Ephesians with me. This Book is one I turn to often for practical instruction and direction. As I looked back over this packed full letter of instruction and...

Constant Encourager

Today’s reading: Ephesians 6:21-24 One thing I particularly like about Paul is how he is constant and intentional with his efforts to encourage others. Ephesians 6:21-24 is a good example. Even though Paul is in prison and uncertain of what is going to happen to...

Spiritual Armor

Today’s reading: Ephesians 6:10-20 After instructing us to put on the whole armor of God, Paul then describes the components of this armor followed by the charge to pray at all times in the Spirit. As I thought about each of the pieces of this armor, the...

Yielding

Today’s reading: Ephesians 6:1-9 Paul’s final instruction about walking in love in Ephesians 5 is to submit to one another out of reverence to Christ (vs. 21). So it’s no surprise that we continue to see that principle of submitting, obeying and...