February 20

James 1:19-20 – So then, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath; for the wrath of man does not produce the righteousness of God. Being swift to hear means that you should be ready to hear the word of God, as well as all...

February 13

Galatians 1:10 – For do I now persuade men, or God? Or do I seek to please men? For if I still pleased men, I would not be a bondservant of Christ. Paul is basically saying here that if his main concern was to please others more than to please God, then he would...

January 30

3 John 2-4 – Beloved, I pray that you may prosper in all things and be in health, just as your soul prospers. For I rejoiced greatly when brethren came and testified of the truth that is in you, just as you walk in the truth. I have no greater joy than to hear...

January 23

Philippians 3:14 – I press toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus. “I press!” carries the idea of an intense endeavor. The Greeks used it to describe a hunter eagerly pursuing his prey. No one becomes a winner by listening to...

January 2

Ezekiel 36:26 – I will give you a new heart and put a new spirit within you; I will take the heart of stone out of your flesh and give you a heart of flesh. As the start of the New Year is at hand, be reminded that you have been given a heart that is designed to...

December 11

Hebrews 12:3 – For consider Him who endured such hostility from sinners against Himself, lest you become weary and discouraged in your souls. Consider Him, think on Him constantly. Consider here involves the idea of comparison, as an accountant would compare the...