Restart: Leading With Confidence “Neglect Your Quiet Time”


Scripture Reference: Be strong and courageous, for you shall give this people possession of the land which I swore to their fathers to give them. Only be strong and very courageous; be careful to do according to all the law which Moses My servant commanded you; do not turn from it to the right or … Continue reading Restart: Leading With Confidence “Neglect Your Quiet Time”

Seeking God (Day 10 of 48)


Today’s Scripture:  Psalms 18:1-3 I will love thee, O Lord, my strength.  The Lord is my rock, and my fortress, and my deliverer; my God, my strength, in whom I will trust; my buckler, and the horn of my salvation, and my high tower.  I will call upon the Lord, who is worthy to be … Continue reading Seeking God (Day 10 of 48)

We Have Been Reconciled (Day 5)


Today’s Scripture:  Matthew 5:23-24 23 Therefore if thou bring thy gift to the altar, and there rememberest that thy brother hath ought against thee;24 Leave there thy gift before the altar, and go thy way; first be reconciled to thy brother, and then come and offer thy gift. Introduction: For those of you who think … Continue reading We Have Been Reconciled (Day 5)

The American Bible Challenge – Week 1–Day 1


  Today’s Scripture:  Genesis 6:9-22 Introduction: Greetings friends, and welcome to our next series…The American Bible Challenge – Week 1.  This series is based upon the new game show, and while I realize we were going to get into “Fearless: A Six-Week Journey”…I sensed that we were needing to go in a different direction…and came … Continue reading The American Bible Challenge – Week 1–Day 1

Living the Surrendered Life (Day 21)


  Today’s Scripture:  “24 Then said Jesus unto his disciples, If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me.  25 For whosoever will save his life shall lose it: and whosoever will lose his life for my sake shall find it.  26  For what is … Continue reading Living the Surrendered Life (Day 21)

Living the Surrendered Life (Day 18)


  Today’s Scripture:  “7 Nevertheless I tell you the truth; It is expedient for you that I go away: for if I go not away, the Comforter will not come unto you; but if I depart, I will send him unto you.8 And when he is come, he will reprove the world of sin, and … Continue reading Living the Surrendered Life (Day 18)

Living the Surrendered Life (Day 8 of 21)


Today’s Scripture:  “26 A new heart also will I give you, and a new spirit will I put within you: and I will take away the stony heart out of your flesh, and I will give you an heart of flesh.”  Ezekiel 36:26 Introduction: Before I get into the message today I just want to … Continue reading Living the Surrendered Life (Day 8 of 21)

Living the Surrendered Life (Day 5 of 21)


Today’s Scripture:  “16 Rejoice evermore.17 Pray without ceasing.18 In every thing give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you.”  1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 Introduction: I really enjoyed the previous message.  I know that it’s always good to be reminded that some times we need to take stock of what we … Continue reading Living the Surrendered Life (Day 5 of 21)

Living the Surrendered Life (Day 4 of 21)


Today’s Scripture:  “11 Not that I speak in respect of want: for I have learned, in whatsoever state I am, therewith to be content.12 I know both how to be abased, and I know how to abound: every where and in all things I am instructed both to be full and to be hungry, both … Continue reading Living the Surrendered Life (Day 4 of 21)

Living the Surrendered Life (Day 1 of 21)


Today’s Scripture:  “25 Therefore I say unto you, Take no thought for your life, what ye shall eat, or what ye shall drink; nor yet for your body, what ye shall put on. Is not the life more than meat, and the body than raiment?26 Behold the fowls of the air: for they sow not, … Continue reading Living the Surrendered Life (Day 1 of 21)

Why Read The Bible – Day 32 0f 32 – Obedience


Today’s Scripture:  “ I thought on my ways, and turned my feet unto thy testimonies.”   Psalm 119:59 Introduction: How fitting it is that we wrap up this series with Psalm 119, and with one last reminder about “Obedience”.  I don’t have a long-winded introduction, and I don’t believe that this message is going to be … Continue reading Why Read The Bible – Day 32 0f 32 – Obedience

Why Read the Bible – Day 31 0f 32 – Interaction with the Word


Today’s Scripture:  “For Ezra had prepared his heart to seek the law of the Lord, and to do it, and to teach in Israel statutes and judgments.”  Ezra 7:10 Introduction: For this message we go to a book in the Bible that not many know about…and many probably don’t even know exists.  The book of … Continue reading Why Read the Bible – Day 31 0f 32 – Interaction with the Word

Why Read The Bible–Day 28 of 32-Listening Without Obedience


Today’s Scripture:  “21 Wherefore lay apart all filthiness and superfluity of naughtiness, and receive with meekness the engrafted word, which is able to save your souls.22 But be ye doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving your own selves.23 For if any be a hearer of the word, and not a doer, he … Continue reading Why Read The Bible–Day 28 of 32-Listening Without Obedience

Why Read The Bible – Day 23 of 32 – Treasure The Word


Today’s Scripture:  “1 My son, if thou wilt receive my words, and hide my commandments with thee;2 So that thou incline thine ear unto wisdom, and apply thine heart to understanding;3 Yea, if thou criest after knowledge, and liftest up thy voice for understanding;4 If thou seekest her as silver, and searchest for her as … Continue reading Why Read The Bible – Day 23 of 32 – Treasure The Word

Why Read the Bible?–Day 21 of 32 – Understanding of the Word


Today’s Scripture:  “Make me to understand the way of thy precepts: so shall I talk of thy wondrous works.”  Psalm 119:27 Introduction: So, Psalm 119 seems to be an underwriting chapter for our series on “Why Read The Bible?”.  Today, however, we see something else from this chapter.  It’s talking about understanding the Word of … Continue reading Why Read the Bible?–Day 21 of 32 – Understanding of the Word

Why Read The Bible – Day 19 of 32 – Reflecting His ways


Today’s Scripture:  “15 I will meditate on Your precepts, And contemplate Your ways.16 I will delight myself in Your statutes; I will not forget Your word.”  Psalm 119:15-16 Introduction: Today, we return to Psalm 119.  Immediately what I see is two points we’ve been talking about…meditation upon Your precepts and delighting myself in Your statutes, … Continue reading Why Read The Bible – Day 19 of 32 – Reflecting His ways

Why Read The Bible – Day 16 of 32 – Meditations of the Word


Today’s Scripture:  “Let the words of my mouth, and the meditation of my heart, be acceptable in thy sight, O Lord, my strength, and my redeemer.” Psalm 19:14 Introduction: In today’s message we return to Psalm 119.  If you’ve never done so, I’d recommend taking time to read through Psalm 119.  It’s a well written … Continue reading Why Read The Bible – Day 16 of 32 – Meditations of the Word