A Good Filling Up

Today’s reading: Philippians 4:8 One of the first things we do when we want our physical body to function at its best is be mindful of our diet. We’re careful and intentional about making healthy choices, selecting lean meats, protein, fresh vegetables and...

Critical Joy

Today’s reading: Philippians 4:4-9 Being a follower of Christ and one of God’s children gives us a constant reason to be joyful. It took me quite a while to fully grasp the importance of Paul’s instruction to “rejoice in the Lord always”...

Sweet Harmony

Today’s reading: Philippians 4:1-4 Have you ever heard the comment, “This job would be great if it weren’t for all the other people”? When we live and work together with other people (Christ followers or not), disagreements are going to happen....

Firsthand Instruction

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) as well as the result of asking for, and receiving, God’s forgiveness (vs. 5). I...

Imitate Me

Today’s reading: Philippians 3:17-21 Paul tells the members of the church in Philippi, “Join in imitating me.” That is one bold charge! It got me thinking, “Could I, or should I, be making that charge to those around me as well?” After...