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Have you ever had a home appraised?

BIBLE MEDITATION:“And whatsoever ye do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God and the Father by Him.” Colossians 3:17 DEVOTIONAL THOUGHT:The sign over the church door where I attended as a boy read, “The Lord is in His holy temple. Let all the earth keep silent.” I mistakenly took that to mean that I had just entered the holy temple and had better start acting religious. We are the temple of God... Read More

What are you worth to Jesus?

BIBLE MEDITATION:For ye are bought with a price: therefore glorify God in your body, and in your spirit, which are God’s. 1 Corinthians 6:20 DEVOTIONAL THOUGHT:It is the evening of the Last Supper. Jesus is with His disciples for the final time before His crucifixion. He raises the cup and says, “For this is My blood of the new testament, which is shed for many for the remission of sins” (Matthew 26:28). The word “testament” ... Read More

Got integrity? Here's what you risk...

BIBLE MEDITATION:For unto whomsoever much is given, of him shall be much required: and to whom men have committed much, of him they will ask the more. Luke 12:48 DEVOTIONAL THOUGHT:As Christian citizens, we must abstain from all that’s wrong and approve all that’s right. It is character that produces liberty. The reason Americans live in freedom today is because they began as people of character. Don’t let that go past you. Responsibili... Read More

A 3-cent pat of butter cost him a promotion...

BIBLE MEDITATION:He that is faithful in that which is least is faithful also in much: and he that is unjust in the least is unjust also in much. Luke 16:10 DEVOTIONAL THOUGHT:I heard about a man who was an executive in a company. They were going to move him up and make him one of the chief executives. The Board of Directors had talked it over, and it was a done deal. It was a monumental advancement. But in the company cafeteria one day, the owner of this ... Read More

Why is our nation so troubled?

BIBLE MEDITATION:Blessed is every one that feareth the Lord; that walketh in His ways. The Lord shall bless thee out of Zion: and thou shalt see the good of Jerusalem all the days of thy life. Yea, thou shalt see thy children's children, and peace upon Israel. Psalm 128:1, 5-6 DEVOTIONAL THOUGHT:Right now our nation is sick unto death because she has forgotten God. But listen to this and let it burn into your soul. In 1821 John Quincy Adams, 6th President... Read More

Two things are following you

BIBLE MEDITATION:Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life: and I will dwell in the house of the Lord forever. Psalm 23:6 DEVOTIONAL THOUGHT:Goodness and mercy will pursue you all the days of your life. That’s what the word “follow” literally means in Psalm 23:6—to pursue. Jesus pursued you with His call of salvation, and He will continue to pursue you. His goodness and mercy are like two sheep dogs that fo... Read More

A time to doubt or a time to trust?

BIBLE MEDITATION:But continue thou in the things which thou hast learned and hast been assured of, knowing of whom thou hast learned them. 2 Timothy 3:14 DEVOTIONAL THOUGHT:In the last days Satan is going to come, and there are going to be more miracles than you have ever seen. Most of them will not be done by God but will be done by the power of darkness—the power of Satan. The Bible says that you can look for an explosion of the occult. Thank God... Read More

Where is your focus today?

BIBLE MEDITATION:I press toward the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus. Philippians 3:14 DEVOTIONAL THOUGHT:When a runner is in a race, he puts his eyes on the goal. He doesn’t look at the grandstand or the other runners. Neither does he examine himself. He has his eyes on the goal. He looks away from everything else. The finish line is all he sees. That’s exactly what we’re to do. The reason many Christians f... Read More

Looking unto Jesus

BIBLE MEDITATION:Looking unto Jesus, the author and finisher of our faith; who for the joy that was set before Him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is set down at the right hand of the throne of God. Hebrews 12:2 (also used on October 21. Change this Scripture) DEVOTIONAL THOUGHT:What does it mean to “look to Jesus” to have all of our needs met? Well, let’s say I borrow ten thousand dollars from Dan, a friend of mine, but then... Read More

Like a thief in the night

BIBLE MEDITATION:For yourselves know perfectly that the day of the Lord so cometh as a thief in the night. 1 Thessalonians 5:2 DEVOTIONAL THOUGHT:There was a man who went shopping and left his car and house keys in the ignition. When he returned, his car was gone. The next morning he discovered his car in the driveway with a note that said, “I was in an emergency. I’m very sorry. I needed your car. Here are two tickets for the Dallas Cowboys g... Read More