The Unopened Gift

Every year, one gift is left unopened at Christmas time. The unopened gift does not necessarily have to be opened only on Christmas Day or Christmas Eve. This gift can be opened any day of the year. Yet, billions of people around the world won’t open it. This gift is the best gift in the world. It […]

Beauty for Ashes

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2014 To all who mourn in Israel, he will give a crown of beauty for ashes, a joyous blessing instead of mourning, festive praise instead of despair.— Isaiah 61:3 I have been amazed at the testimonies of some people when they tell me the way they used to be. I’ve looked at […]

Our Present Possession

MONDAY, AUGUST 25, 2014 God in all his fullness was pleased to live in Christ, and through him God reconciled everything to himself. He made peace with everything in heaven and on earth by means of Christ’s blood on the cross.— Colossians 1:19-20 Many of the blessings the Bible promises are still in our future. The […]

July 16, 2014 Bible Verse

Proverbs 10:22 – “The blessing of the Lord makes a person rich, and he adds no sorrow with it.”

Not All There Is

TUESDAY, JUNE 17, 2014 God blesses those who patiently endure testing and temptation. Afterward they will receive the crown of life that God has promised to those who love him.— James 1:12 Not long ago, I had a conversation with two people after church. One was in a wheelchair with a severe disability, and the other […]

Remembering to Say Thanks

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 2013 Oh, that men would give thanks to the Lord for His goodness, and for His wonderful works to the children of men! —Psalm 107:8 In the Old Testament, we find an interesting story of how King Jehoshaphat took an uncommon approach when his enemies waged war against him. Instead of sending in […]

The Blessings of Giving

FRIDAY, AUGUST 16, 2013 “Bring all the tithes into the storehouse so there will be enough food in my Temple. If you do,” says the LORD of Heaven’s Armies, “I will open the windows of heaven for you. I will pour out a blessing so great you won’t have enough room to take it in! […]

Purpose of the Tithe

“God Is Faithful” Today – April 21th “Bring the whole tithe into the storehouse, so that there may be food in My house, and test Me now in this. . .if I will not open for you the windows of heaven, and pour out for you a blessing until it overflows.” – (Malachi 3:10) Purpose of […]