Respond Not React

Thoughts from daily Bible reading for today – July 24, 2014 A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger. Proverbs 15:1 A reaction is an immediate retaliation from someone who is led by emotions. They react in anger when they feel insulted. They withdraw when they feel…

Soul Excavation

Thoughts from daily Bible reading for today – July 23, 2014 You have searched me, Lord, and you know me. You know when I sit and when I rise; you perceive my thoughts from afar. You discern my going out and my lying down; you are familiar with all my ways. Psalm…

Obedience Creates Freedom

Thoughts from daily Bible reading for today – July 22, 2014 I will always obey your law, for ever and ever. I will walk about in freedom, for I have sought out your precepts. Psalms 119:44-45 Obedience creates freedom while disobedience leads to bondage. Our predisposition to seek  understanding and application of…

Brings to Mind

Thoughts from daily Bible reading for today – July 21, 2014 He gave him the plans of all that the Spirit had put in his mind.  1 Chronicles 28:12 The Holy Spirit brings to mind what we need to remember. He has a plan for us to follow. His plans are for…

Brand Integrity

Thoughts from daily Bible reading for today – July 20, 2014 A good name is more desirable than great riches; to be esteemed is better than silver or gold. Proverbs 22:1 What is my personal and professional brand? Are they the same? Do they align around the glory of God? My brand…

Covenant Eyes

Thoughts from daily Bible reading for today – July 19, 2014 I made a covenant with my eyes not to look lustfully at a girl. Job 31:1 Pure eyes are a priority for a disciple of Jesus Christ. Eyes are highly regarded because they can be an evangelist for good or bad.…

Wilderness Blessings

Thoughts from daily Bible reading for today – July 18, 2014 He [Moses] led the flock to the far side of the wilderness and came to Horeb, the mountain of God. There the angel of the Lord appeared to him in flames of fire from within a bush. Exodus 3:1-2 Moses murdered…

Conflicting Loyalties

Thoughts from daily Bible reading for today – July 17, 2014 By faith Moses, when he had grown up, refused to be known as the son of Pharaoh’s daughter. He chose to be mistreated along with the people of God rather than to enjoy the fleeting pleasures of sin. Hebrews 11:24-25 Sometimes…