Verse of the Day – Philippians 4:13

Verse of the Day - Philippians 4:13

I can do everything through him [Christ] who gives me strength. —Philippians 4:13 Thoughts on Today’s Verse… I don’t know about you, but I know I’ve grown soft and spoiled because of all the conveniences I have allowed into my life. If these conveniences were to vanish suddenly, could I, would I, honor God with … Read more

Powerful Daily Prayers – Exercising Self-control

Exercising Self-control

1 Corinthians 9:24 Dear Father, Help me to compete like a runner aspiring for an Olympic gold medal. Help me to exercise discipline and self-control in all things that I may receive the imperishable victory wreath. Help me not to run aimlessly or to box as one sparring against the air. Give me the grit … Read more

God’s Holy Fire – Life to Our Mortal Bodies

Life to Our Mortal Bodies

If the Spirit of him who raised Jesus from the dead dwells in you, he who raised Christ Jesus from the dead will also give life to your mortal bodies through his Spirit who dwells in you. —Romans 8:11 ESV Key Thought The Holy Spirit brings life to our mortal bodies by bringing Jesus alive … Read more

Verse of the Day – 1 Timothy 4:12

Verse of the Day - 1 Timothy 4:12

Don’t let anyone look down on you because you are young, but set an example for the believers in speech, in life, in love, in faith and in purity. —1 Timothy 4:12 Thoughts on Today’s Verse… We must not dismiss the idealistic passions of our youth. If you are younger, you are not only part … Read more

Powerful Daily Prayers – Slave to All

Slave to All

1 Corinthians 9:19-23 Dear Father, lover of all peoples, Though I am free from all men, let me become a slave to all, that I may win many, many more people to the cause of the LORD. To Jews help me become as a Jew, to non-Jews as a non-Jew, to the poor as one … Read more

God’s Holy Fire – The Spirit Gives Life

The Spirit Gives Life

And Christ lives within you, so even though your body will die because of sin, the Spirit gives you life because you have been made right with God. —Romans 8:10 NLT Key Thought Everything that lives is actually in the process of dying — everything, that is, except for those animated and empowered by the … Read more

Verse of the Day – 1 Peter 4:11

Verse of the Day - 1 Peter 4:11

If anyone speaks, he should do it as one speaking the very words of God. If anyone serves, he should do it with the strength God provides, so that in all things God may be praised through Jesus Christ. To him be the glory and the power for ever and ever. Amen. —1 Peter 4:11 … Read more

Powerful Daily Prayers – Foregoing Rights

Foregoing Rights

1 Corinthians 9:1-18 Dear Father, who sees my heart, Help me to follow the excellent example of the Apostle Paul. Though he had a right to earn his livelihood from his preaching, he didn’t do so. He chose not to make full use of his rights in the gospel and instead preached the message free … Read more

God’s Holy Fire – Life and Peace

Life and Peace

The mind controlled by the sinful nature is death, but the mind governed by the Spirit is life and peace. —Romans 8:6 NIV Key Thought What do you want from your limited days on earth? Among other things, you probably want to enjoy life and have every moment of it bring joy and peace. There … Read more

Powerful Daily Prayers – False Gods

False Gods

1 Corinthians 8:7-13 Dear Father, the one real and only God, Many do not understand that all reality is rooted in you, so they chase the “gods” of this world, the “idols” which they worship – money, fame, glamor, power, security – and in some cases real idols and the real demons who are behind … Read more