Daily In The Word – Feb. 19 – The Reward Is Worth The Wait

Written on February 19, 2018 – 3:30 pm | by dave |

I have spoken many times about how much we hate to wait and how I (as Paul says) am ‘the worst of these’. We are so used to instant gratification in modern society that the very concept of not seeing instantaneous results bothers us to no end. But why? Everyone has their own reasons but […]


Daily In the Word – Feb. 18 – Listen

Written on February 19, 2018 – 3:01 pm | by dave |

Catching up on the second lesson I missed this week. My verse selection was difficult this time because there were a few scriptures that resonated with me. I almost picked a different one but ultimately stuck with what I have. But before I explain what that is, I must give you the preface. There is […]


Daily In The Word – Feb. 17 – Flooding Life With Negativity

Written on February 19, 2018 – 1:28 pm | by dave |

As I am making up my reading from the weekend, I have lots of things to think about. Some are bad and some are good. I look at the great potential each new day brings, I look at the wonderful gift that God gives me every day by giving me a breath in my lungs […]


Daily In The Word – Feb. 16 – Lack of Honey and Self-Control

Written on February 16, 2018 – 12:03 pm | by dave |

Happy Friday! I had a lot of trouble picking the topic to discuss from my reading as there was so much great stuff that appeared in my study today. I ultimately decided to discuss patience but in a way that is slightly different than you might expect. As I have said many times, I am […]


Daily In The Word – February 15 – Nothing But the Blood

Written on February 15, 2018 – 10:30 am | by dave |

Today’s thoughts come from the Old Testament and in a book that I have honestly struggled to read. The book of Leviticus has some great information but much of it is mixed in with laws that we struggle to grasp in the modern world. It is actually from these items that I found something that […]


Daily In The Word – Feb. 14 – Crowd Control

Written on February 14, 2018 – 2:29 pm | by dave |

Thoughts or today’s reading is a bit more detailed than yesterday but the focus is centralized. There are always news stories about a person or small group of people somewhere who get together around an idea, they then build excitement for that idea that rises to a fever pitch. It’s easy to see how a […]


Daily In The Word – Feb. 13 – Your Tongue of Fire

Written on February 13, 2018 – 11:47 am | by dave |

Here are my thoughts from today’s reading, this one is about how we use our mouth. I think that this is so telling because just this morning, I had some tough issues controlling my temper because of the behaviors of some of my children. It’s very easy for us to see a situation, be it […]


Daily in The Word – Feb. 12 – I Get Weak

Written on February 12, 2018 – 3:38 pm | by dave |

Now for the thoughts on my final reading (aka today’s reading). When we think of Jesus and his time on Earth. His ministry, his life, his temptation, etc. We easily think of Jesus as being stoic and still, he seems to be calm and collected all the time. However, it is clear that during the […]


Daily In The Word – February 11 – Watch Where You Walk

Written on February 12, 2018 – 2:57 pm | by dave |

Now for the second thought from my lesson. I know that I have been talking a lot about verses from Proverbs, but so many great things can be found there. I have also talked about how I used the adage ‘If you lay down with dogs, you will wake up with fleas’ to explain to […]


Daily In The Word – Feb. 10 – Righteous Wages

Written on February 12, 2018 – 10:28 am | by dave |

Once again, I am running a bit behind on my daily readings. Weekends tend to be tricky for having time to sit still and read.┬áToday I want to talk about how we let wealth be our security. I have been blessed with a good job that provides well for my family. It may have its […]