Colossians 3:1-17  The Message (MSG)

Colossians 3:1-17 He Is Your Life 3 1-2 So if you’re serious about living this new resurrection life with Christ, act like it. Pursue the things over which Christ presides. Don’t shuffle along, eyes to the ground, absorbed with the things right in front … Continued

A Birthday Tribute

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Blog for Feb. 12   Today is my daughter’s birthday. Her name, AnJanette, means “Grace is God’s Gift.” So, in honor of her birthday, I’m going to post a couple songs about grace.        

God Wants Relationships #55

Blog #55 for January 29, 2019 Back from the future in chapters 60-62 to the present in chapter 63, Isaiah talks about God as a warrior ready to defeat sin. Those who allow him to make them righteous will be … Continued

Make it Right #49 for Jan. 8th, 2019

On December 18th, I last presented a post in the series from my book, Rescued by Mercy (now called God Rescues From Our Messes). I now resume that series with Post #49 for January 8, 2019. If you are like … Continued

Every Knee Shall Bow #44

Post #44 for December 4, 2018 Someday every knee shall bow to the Lord, Jesus Christ. “And being found in appearance as a man, he humbled himself and became obedient to death—even death on a cross! Therefore God exalted him … Continued

November Bible-Reading Plan

Here is the November Topical Bible-Reading Plan. Feel free to print it out and use it with your daily devotions. Thanks: “O give thanks to the LORD, for he is good,” Psalm 107:1 1. Psalm 7:17, Romans 1:8, 2. Ephesians … Continued

Come Forth As Gold #34

#34 for October 30, 2018 Forgiveness (justification) is instantaneous as soon as we repent. But the purification (sanctification) process will take a while. After I’d received forgiveness, I still needed to learn to trust in God’s love more completely. I … Continued

Topical Bible Reading for September

For our September topical Bible-Reading, I decided to focus on the Prayers from the Bible. As with the others, you have permission to print this out and use for your daily Bible Reading.  . 1. Philippians 1:2–6. Apostle Paul prays … Continued

Now I Can Praise You #18

Blog #18 for August 30 I like to highlight parts of the Bible that are meaningful to me. In my RSV Bible, the entire chapter of Isaiah 12 is bright red with the note, “This is true for me now” dated … Continued

Picture of Redemption, part 2 (#13)

August 14, 2018 (#13 of series) God ‘s plan of redemption (aka God’s plan of salvation) began with Adam and Eve. It is like a red thread stretching throughout the Bible to tell about the Messiah. From Abraham on, in the … Continued