• Jun2017

    Submit to God

    June 27, 2017

    Pray – (1/2 minute) Read – (3 minutes) “Submit yourselves, then, to God . . .” (James 4:7a) Passage: Psalm 40:1-17 When my son, Brad, was in first grade, his teacher was both a member of our church and the mother of a first grade boy who was one of...

  • Grace is greater

    June 25, 2017

    MONDAY, June 26th   Pray – (1/2 minute) Read – (3 minutes) “You adulterous people, don’t you now that friendship with the world is hatred toward God? Anyone who chooses to be a friend to the world becomes an enemy of God. Or do you think Scripture says without reason...

  • TALK Well

    June 22, 2017

    With the tongue we praise our Lord and Father, and with it we curse men, who have been made in God’s likeness. Out of the same mouth come praise and cursing. My brothers, this should not be. Can both fresh water and salt water flow from the same spring? My...

  • Guard Your Mouth

    June 21, 2017

    We all stumble in many ways. If anyone is never at fault in what he says, he is a perfect man, able to keep his whole body in check. When we put bits in the mouths of horses to make them obey us, we can turn the whole animal. Or...

  • Guard Your Mind

    June 20, 2017

    Not many of you should presume to be teachers, my brothers, because you know that we who teach will be judged more strictly. — James 3:1 Passage: Romans 12:1-3 A little boy told his mother after church that he wanted to become a preacher when he grew up. She asked...

  • Guard Yourself

    June 19, 2017

    Be self-controlled and alert. Your enemy the devil prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour. Resist him, standing firm in the faith, because you know that your brothers throughout the world are undergoing the same kind of sufferings. — 1 Peter 5:8-9 Passage: Psalm 1:1-6 Many...

  • Rahab

    June 17, 2017

    In the same way, was not even Rahab the prostitute considered righteous for what she did when she gave lodging to the spies and sent them off in a different direction? As the body without the spirit is dead, so faith without deeds is dead. — James 2:25-26 Passage: Joshua...

  • Abraham

    June 16, 2017

    You foolish man, do you want evidence that faith without deeds is useless? Was not our ancestor Abraham considered righteous for what he did when he offered his on Isaac on the altar? You see that his faith and his actions were working together, and his faith was made complete...

  • A Matter of the Heart

    June 14, 2017

    But someone will say, ‘You have faith; I have deeds.’ Show me your faith without deeds, and I will show you my faith by what I do. You believe that there is one God. Good! Even the demons believe that – and shudder. — James 2:18-19 Passage: John 1:1-14 The...

  • Acting Compassionately

    June 13, 2017

    Suppose a brother or sister is without clothes and daily food. If one of you says to him, ‘God, I wish you well; keep warm and well fed,’ but does nothing about his physical needs, what good it? In the same way, faith by itself, if it is not accompanied...