Hey! There’s No Armor for my Back!

Ephesians 6:11 reflection: At the Gettysburg battleground there is a small plaque that says, “Write home, and tell them I died facing the enemy.”

The Christian life is all about advancing, pressing forward, running a race, forgetting those things that are behind – all for the purpose of accomplishing God’s will on this earth. We invade the darkness with the light of the Gospel, going into all the world with all of the means God has given us.

Retreat is not an option. We are in a battle, taking new ground. After taking it, we stand firm. [Click title or image to read the full post.]

Join the Few of the Few: Become a Kingdom Investor

Matthew 7:14 reflection: You and I have a decision to make. Do we want to become a strategic Kingdom Investor, developing a life that will echo into eternity in a positive way?

If so, we will have to abandon the way of the crowd, and the multiple voices of the world that compete for our attention every day. [Click title or image to read the full post.]

Fish Hard! Life is Short!

Titus 2:14 reflection: Have I discovered what God wants me to do? Am I zealous in doing it, realizing that I have a limited amount of time on this side of eternity? [Click title or image to read the full post.]

Have You Captured the Vision?

Habakkuk 2:2 reflection: Can you think of a more worthwhile cause to join than one ordained by God?

The last command of Jesus Christ was for his disciples to go into all the world and make disciples. He gives us the privilege to join in the greatest movement in the history of the world: to help save mankind from the coming destruction and judgment of God. [Click title or image to read the full post.]

Your World is Passing Away Before Your Very Eyes

1 Corinthians 7:31 reflection: We are only “renting” or leasing our bodies for a period of time. We are going to have to turn them in at some point. How should we be spending the time we have left in this world? [Click title or image to read the full post.]

“Stay Focused, Daddy! Go Get the Pizza!”

John 4:34 reflection: My daughter requested that I go get pizza for dinner for the children. As I was leaving the house, I stopped to have a conversation with someone else. That is when I heard the words, “Stay focused, Daddy! Go get the pizza!” [Click title or image to read the full post.]

The Blessings of Obeying God

John 2:5 reflection: Professions of faith mean little without confirming acts of obedience that are in response to our relationship with Jesus. Our obedience proves that we love him. [Click title or image to read the full post.]

You Can Shine Like a Star Forever!

Daniel 12:3 devotional: You have the potential to be a star for eternity, shining in all of the brilliance of a glorified body. Those who are engaged in turning many to righteousness will shine even more brilliantly. [Click title or image to read the full post.]

From Weakness to Son Power

1 Corinthians 15:42–44 devotional: When we are born of the Spirit of God, we are infused with a new power, the resurrection power of Jesus Christ. This power helps us see through the schemes and deceptions of Satan as he seeks to weaken us in our endeavors for the Lord. We are raised in power from weakness. [Click title or image to read the full post.]

All Things Have Become New

2 Corinthians 5:17 devotional: We serve a God who is always doing something new! God’s very presence is renewing. As we spend time in God’s Word, the Holy Spirit changes our attitudes and gives us new opportunities to serve him and expand his kingdom. [Click title or image to read the full post.]