“Yes, Lord”

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 “Yes, Lord” “No, Lord,” Peter declared. “I have never eaten anything that our Jewish laws have declared impure and unclean.”—Acts 10:14 There are certain words that go together, such as “Yes, Lord,” “How, Lord?” and “When, Lord?” But there are other words that don’t go together. These include “No, Lord” and …

When Failure Is Good

Tuesday, June 13, 2017 When Failure Is Good But as I looked at everything I had worked so hard to accomplish, it was all so meaningless—like chasing the wind. There was nothing really worthwhile anywhere.—Ecclesiastes 2:11 Is success the most important thing in life? It depends on how we define success. Many people achieve their …

Be Careful What You Ask For

Monday, June 12, 2017 Be Careful What You Ask For Now the mixed multitude who were among them yielded to intense craving; so the children of Israel also wept again and said: “Who will give us meat to eat?”—Numbers 11:4 A story in the Old Testament tells of how God supernaturally provided for the children …

Seize the Moment

Friday, June 9, 2017 Seize the Moment Preach the word of God. Be prepared, whether the time is favorable or not.—2 Timothy 4:2 My mother was married and divorced seven times, so I practically had a full-time ministry sharing the gospel with her former husbands. Three of them in particular come to mind. There was …