August 29, 2008 “You know me inside and out, you know every bone in my body; You know exactly how I was made, bit by bit, how I was sculpted from nothing into something…” Psalm 139:15 The Message What will be your “today” decision…?  Your inside and out life were personally … purposefully … and … Continue reading

August 28, 2008 “Every part of Scripture is God-breathed and useful one way or another–showing us truth, exposing our rebellion, correcting our mistakes, training us to live God’s way. Through the Word we are put together and shaped up for the tasks God has for us.” 2 Timothy 3:16-17 The Message What is holding you … Continue reading

August 27, 2008 “This is my Son, marked by my love, focus of all my delight.” 2 Peter 1:17.. The Message Living the marked life…? You’ve been given a new heart in Christ … You couldn’t do it on your own. It is God’s gift … That gift was the focus of the Father’s delight. Jesus was marked with … Continue reading

August 25, 2008 “God’s loyal love couldn’t have run out, his merciful love couldn’t have dried up. They’re created new every morning. How great your faithfulness! I’m sticking with God (I say it over and over). He’s all I’ve got left.” Lamentations 3:22-24 The Message Do you know what awaits your day…? … loyal love … merciful love … Continue reading


August 22, 2008  “Help us again, God of our help; don’t hold a grudge against us forever. You aren’t going to keep this up are you? scowling and angry, year after year? Why not help us make a  fresh start — a resurrection life?” Psalm         85:4-5 The Message   Are you … Continue reading August

August 21, 2008 “Instead, immense in mercy and with an incredible love, he embraced us. He took our sin-dead lives and made us alive in Christ. He did all this on his own, with no help from us!  “Now God has us where he wants us, with all the time in this world and the … Continue reading

August 19, 2008 “Everything that goes into a life of pleasing God has been miraculously given to us by getting to know, personally and intimately, the One who invited us to God.” The best invitation we ever received! 2 Peter 1:3 The Message Are you living The Invitation…?  Before you could speak … before you … Continue reading

August 18, 2008 “Keep me safe, O God, I’ve run for dear life to you. I say to God, “Be my Lord!” Without you, nothing makes sense.” Psalm 16:1-2 The Message How will you pray today …? You weren’t made to live life on your own. Not for a moment … God made you to run to … Continue reading

August 15, 2008 “Where is the god who can compare with you — wiping the slate clean of guilt. Turning a blind eye, a deaf ear, to the past sins of our purged and precious people?” You don’t nurse your anger and don’t stay angry long, for mercy is your specialty. That’s what you love … Continue reading


August 14, 2008 “How blessed is God! And what a blessing he is! He’s the Father of our Master, Jesus Christ, and takes us to the high places of blessing in him. Long before he laid down earth’s foundations, he has us in mind, had settled on us as the focus of his love, to … Continue reading August