Aug 31, 2023
The very word calls to mind something so beautiful and rare, people everywhere immediately form a sharp mental image. Many people dream of handfuls of these sparkling, valuable gemstones running through their hands.
Nothing speaks of high value more than a diamond solitaire. Such a piece of jewelry signals...
Aug 30, 2023
As followers of Jesus, we are meant to be witnesses. And Christ’s majesty and power are meant to blanket our world. He is intimately aware of you and where you are in life.
Isaiah 60:1 says, “Arise, shine, for your light has come, and the glory of the LORD rises upon you.”
When we trust Christ—when we...
Aug 29, 2023
Don’t you love the nuances and uniqueness God put into the world? He created harmony and balance everywhere, including our individual best time of the day to be creative and productive.
Some of us are ‘up with the chickens,’ as they used to say. Others burn a candle late into the night. Whatever time is your...
Aug 28, 2023
One of the best benefits about flying at night is to look out the window and see all those lights against the black backdrop. The lights signal that a city or town is down there—a place where families live.
Our spiritual lives are the same way. This world has its share of darkness, but God looks down and sees His...
Aug 25, 2023
It’s been said that grace is simply favor from God, and we didn’t do anything to earn it. Often, grace comes when we need it the most.
The word grace is used about 170 times in the Bible. Most of those occur in the New Testament as the earthly ministry of Jesus Christ unfolds. His sacrifice for all of us, dying...