Worry Is Wearisome

Thoughts from daily Bible reading for today – May 22, 2015 An anxious heart weighs a man down, but a kind word cheers him up. Proverbs 12:25 Worry is wearisome. It is fatigue to our emotions like physical pain is to our bodies. Worry can trigger stomachaches, high blood pressure, headaches, anxiety…

Prayer for Clarity

Thoughts from daily Bible reading for today – May 21, 2015 I pray that the eyes of your heart may be enlightened in order that you may know the hope to which he has called you, the riches of his glorious inheritance in his holy people. Ephesians 1:18 The fervency of my…

Image of God

Thoughts from daily Bible reading for today – May 20, 2015 In the image of God he created them; male and female he created them. God blessed them and said to them, “Be fruitful and increase in number; fill the earth and subdue it. Genesis 1:27-28 I feel disappointed, angry and hopeful…

Trust not Worry

Thoughts from daily Bible reading for today – May 19, 2015 Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. Philippians…

Allegiance to God

Thoughts from daily Bible reading for today – May 18, 2015 Woe to the sinful nation, a people whose guilt is great, a brood of evildoers, children given to corruption! They have forsaken the Lord; they have spurned the Holy One of Israel and turned their backs on him. Isaiah 1:4 What…

Stand Alone

Thoughts from daily Bible reading for today – May 17, 2015 My son, do not go along with them, do not set foot on their paths; for their feet rush into sin, they are swift to shed blood. Proverbs 1:15–16 Stand alone against the shameful ways of sinful men and women. Perhaps…

Listen to Parents

Thoughts from daily Bible reading for today – May 16, 2015 Listen, my son, to your father’s instruction and do not forsake your mother’s teaching. Proverbs 1:8 Parents are God’s provision for protection and learning; therefore as we listen to them we learn from them. We learn lessons on living frugally, being…