When a Christian Dies

Tuesday, January 17, 2017 When a Christian Dies Yes, we are fully confident, and we would rather be away from these earthly bodies, for then we will be at home with the Lord.—2 Corinthians 5:8 A number of books have reached the bestseller list that deal with alleged out-of-body experiences people claim to have had….

When One Is a Majority

MONDAY, AUGUST 31, 2015 “Do not rebel against the LORD, and don’t be afraid of the people of the land. They are only helpless prey to us! They have no protection, but the Lord is with us! Don’t be afraid of them!”— Numbers 14:9 Sometimes when believers experience a little discomfort or some hardship, the…

The Message Proclaimed

FRIDAY, AUGUST 28, 2015 “And how shall they hear without a preacher? And how shall they preach unless they are sent? As it is written: ‘How beautiful are the feet of those who preach the gospel of peace, who bring glad tidings of good things!’ “— Romans 10:14-15 From the original Greek, we could translate…

Your Spiritual Impact

FRIDAY, AUGUST 21, 2015 And they said to one another, “Come, let us cast lots, that we may know for whose cause this trouble has come upon us.” So they cast lots, and the lot fell on Jonah.— Jonah 1:7 One man or woman outside the will of God can be a menace to themselves…

How Sin Spreads

WEDNESDAY, August 19, 2015 Your glorying is not good. Do you not know that a little leaven leavens the whole lump?— 1 Corinthians 5:6 As believers, we are interconnected. The sin of one will affect many. That is why the apostle Paul said the church should never tolerate evil. He said, “And if one member…

God’s Friends

Thursday, July 30, 2015 “I no longer call you slaves, because a master doesn’t confide in his slaves. Now you are my friends, since I have told you everything the Father told me.”—John 15:15 We may look at the life of Moses in the Scriptures and say, “I wish I could have been Moses. I wish…