R Is for Renewal

Apr 21

R Is for Renewal

That is why we never give up. Though our bodies are dying, our spirits are being renewed every day. 2 Corinthians 4:16   I hate to be a party-pooper, but you started dying the day you were born. At least your physical body became susceptible to disease, decay, and deterioration. While your physical body is dying, your spirit is being renewed every day. We are...

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Q Is for Qualification

Apr 20

Q Is for Qualification

It is not that we think we are qualified to do anything on our own. Our qualification comes from God. 2 Corinthians 3:5   Have you ever met someone who thought he or she was a big deal? There’s something to be said for a positive, can-do attitude, but being overly confident in ourselves is asking for trouble. Eventually, we all must realize God is big and we...

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P Is for Peace

Apr 19

P Is for Peace

And let the peace that comes from Christ rule in your hearts. For as members of one body you are called to live in peace. And always be thankful. Colossians 3:15   Have you ever tried to find peace? The harder we try to find peace in our lives, the more elusive it seems to become. You can’t force your way in to finding peace. There aren’t seven steps to peace...

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O Is for Old Self

Apr 18

O Is for Old Self

My old self has been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me. So I live in this earthly body by trusting in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me. Galatians 2:20   What happened to my old self? It was crucified with Christ. Your old self is dead. You no longer live. From now on, Christ lives in you. You are the...

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N Is for New Person

Apr 17

N Is for New Person

This means that anyone who belongs to Christ has become a new person. The old life is gone; a new life has begun! 2 Corinthians 5:17   Here’s another mind-blowing truth: When we believe in Christ, we become a new person. Our old life is gone. God gives us a new life in Christ. That’s amazing! People often talk about the Christian life as if the Bible offers a...

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M Is for Mercy

Apr 15

M Is for Mercy

So let us come boldly to the throne of our gracious God. There we will receive his mercy, and we will find grace to help us when we need it most. Hebrews 4:16   Help! That is a cry for mercy. It’s a plea for someone to come to our aid. We can come boldly to the throne of God. Believers will not find judgment at God’s throne. We can come to God with confidence...

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