James: Day 20

Wednesday February 10, 2016
1:27 Religion that is pure and undefiled before God, the Father, is this: to visit orphans and widows in their affliction, and to keep oneself unstained from the world.   There are and... Click to read...

Psalm 21

Wednesday February 10, 2016
David did not rejoice in his chariots, nor in his horses, but in the strength of the Lord - in the salvation of the Most High. He was established by the Lord; made strong, given glory, honor and a ... Click to read...

Psalm 20

Wednesday July 9, 2014
David knew the power of a blessing. He knew that to bless someone was to impart something lasting and weighty upon them. Usually it was pronounced along with the inheritance set aside for the first bo... Click to read...

James: Day 19

Tuesday July 8, 2014
James 1:26 If anyone thinks he is religious and does not bridle his tongue but deceives his heart, this person's religion is worthless.   There is an impulse in us to disparage all... Click to read...

Psalm 19:7-14

Monday June 2, 2014
The law of God is beautiful, worthy of praise. Yes, it brings condemnation. Yes, it stirs in me a desire to sin. But the problem lies in me. I am not the innocent victim of a harsh and terrible tyrant... Click to read...

James: Day 18

Monday June 2, 2014
James 1:25 But the one who looks into the perfect law, the law of liberty, and perseveres, being no hearer who forgets but a doer who acts, he will be blessed in his doing.   The phras... Click to read...

Psalm 19:1-6

Wednesday April 23, 2014
The created order is a truly magnificent place. The Poet God we worship has filled each nook and cranny with potent meaning and rich allusion to the splendor and beauty of His holiness. He invites you... Click to read...

James: Day 17

Wednesday April 23, 2014
James 1:23-24 For if anyone is a hearer of the word and not a doer, he is like a man who looks intently at his natural face in a mirror. For he looks at himself and goes away and at once forgets wh... Click to read...

Psalm 18:25-50

Monday February 3, 2014
If the first half of this Psalm is Jesus’ cry from the grave, the second half is His declaration of victory on the third day, and therefore words that apply just as much to you. You have humb... Click to read...

James: Day 16

Monday February 3, 2014
James 1:22 But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves.   Hear the Word. Receive the Word which has been planted deep within you. Accept the Word in which you ... Click to read...

Peter: Day 32

Monday January 6, 2014
3:18a For Christ also suffered once for sins, the righteous for the unrighteous, that he might bring us to God,   While we were yet sinners, Christ died for us. But this was His plan a... Click to read...

James: Day 15

Tuesday December 31, 2013
James 1:21 Therefore put away all filthiness and rampant wickedness and receive with meekness the implanted word, which is able to save your souls.   You will never sin more than God c... Click to read...

Peter: Day 31

Friday December 20, 2013
1 Peter 3:17 For it is better to suffer for doing good, if that should be God's will, than for doing evil.   You have shared your faith. You have defended it from Scripture. You ha... Click to read...

Psalm 18:1-24

Thursday December 19, 2013
Christian, hear in these words the cries made from the rich man's tomb. Jesus, who alone is fully righteous, who alone bore the penalty of sin having kept every jot and tittle of the law, was enco... Click to read...

James: Day 14

Monday November 11, 2013
James 1:20 for the anger of man does not produce the righteousness of God.   Christian, you are called to imitate Jesus. His life, as seen in the Gospels, is the standard for perfect o... Click to read...

Peter: Day 30

Monday November 11, 2013
1 Peter 3:15b-16 Yet do it with gentleness and respect, having a good conscience, so that, when you are slandered, those who revile your good behavior in Christ may be put to shame.   The... Click to read...

Peter: Day 29

Friday November 8, 2013
1 Peter 3:15a But in your hearts honor Christ the Lord as holy, always being prepared to make a defense to anyone who asks you for a reason for the hope that is in you;    What is... Click to read...

Psalm 17

Friday November 8, 2013
Jesus can be no Lord if He was no man. And to be a man is to know pain and anguish and the silence of Heaven. The Son knew what it was to cry out to the Father. He knew pain. His soul was troubled and... Click to read...

Psalm 16

Thursday November 7, 2013
Prayers are made to God not because you do not know what will happen, but because you do. The particulars of tomorrow you cannot yet see, but ultimate and final salvation shines brightly on the horizo... Click to read...

James: Day 13

Wednesday November 6, 2013
James 1:19 Know this, my beloved brothers: let every person be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger;    When God speaks, His words carry with them the very power of life. When... Click to read...