Cleansed to Care

Thoughts from daily Bible reading for today – August 20, 2014 “No,” said Peter, “you shall never wash my feet.” Jesus answered, “Unless I wash you, you have no part with me.” “Then, Lord,” Simon Peter replied, “not just my feet but my hands and my head as well!” John 13:8-9 Daily…

Productive Not Destructive Conflict

Thoughts from daily Bible reading for today – August 19, 2014 Repay no one evil for evil, but give thought to do what is honorable in the sight of all. Romans 12:17, ESV The silent treatment contributes to a slow relational death. Some people who are hurt by insensitivity or disinterest of…

Constant Prayer

Thoughts from daily Bible reading for today – August 18, 2014 Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, in everything give thanks; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you. 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18, NJKV When we became followers of Jesus we were born into His spiritual ecosystem. The air of…

Demolish Strongholds

Thoughts from daily Bible reading for today – August 17, 2014 We demolish arguments and every pretension that sets itself up against the knowledge of God, and we take captive every thought to make it obedient to Christ. 2 Corinthians 10:5 Strongholds are Satan’s attempt to strangle spiritual life out of the…

Unexpected Good News

Thoughts from daily Bible reading for today – August 16, 2014 “Jesus, remember me when you come into your kingdom.” Jesus answered him, “Truly I tell you, today you will be with me in paradise.” Luke 23:42-43 Unexpected good news can take a sincere soul off guard as much as bad news…

Love Finishes Well

Thoughts from daily Bible reading for today – August 15, 2014 Jesus knew that the hour had come for him to leave this world and go to the Father. Having loved his own who were in the world, he loved them to the end. John 13:1 Jesus finished well because He loved…

Fully Alive

Thoughts from daily Bible reading for today – August 14, 2014 Walk while you have the light, before darkness overtakes you. Whoever walks in the dark does not know where they are going. Believe in the light while you have the light, so that you may become children of light. John 12:35-36…