Light and Darkness

Perhaps you work in a setting where God is not acknowledged, faith is mocked, and godless living is applauded. Maybe you feel that you are going into “a very dark place.”

Why not be a light (Eph. 5:8)—through your smiles, kind words and deeds, and diligent work. Ask God to bring opportunities to share the good news of Jesus Christ. – Dave Branon ODB devotional Continue reading Light and Darkness

Storytelling Secrets

Today’s Date:  January 19, 2010 Storytelling Secrets?   Reading: Gen 39-41:16, Matt 12:46-13:23, Psalm 17:1-15, Proverbs 3:33-35 S – Scripture: Matthew 13:10-13 (New Living Translation) 10 His disciples came and asked him, “Why do you use parables when you talk to the people?”  11 He replied, “You are permitted to understand the secrets[a] of the Kingdom of Heaven, but others are not. 12 To those who listen … Continue reading Storytelling Secrets

Don't Let Sin Build-Up

Today’s Date: January 14, 2010 The Sin Buildup (ODB) Reading: Gen 30-31:16, Matt 10:1-23, Psalm 12:1-8, Proverbs 3:13-15 & Our Daily Bread (ODB): II Corin 4:7 S – Scripture: We have this treasure in earthen vessels that the excellence of the power may be of God and not of us. —2 Corinthians 4:7 O – Observation: The daily devotions from ODB made me think about … Continue reading Don't Let Sin Build-Up

Honor God with Your Best

Today’s Date:  January 12, 2010  Honor the Lord   Reading: Gen 26:17-27:46, Mt 9:1-17, Psalm 10:16-18, Proverbs 3:9-10  S – Scripture:  “Honor the Lord with your wealth and with the best part of everything you produce. Then he will fill your barns with grain, and your vats will overflow with good wine.” Proverbs 3:9-10 O – Observation: Proverbs 3:9-10 are verses that show further benefit … Continue reading Honor God with Your Best

What Is Your House Built On?

Today’s Date:  January 09, 2010 Building On Solid Rock: What’s Your House Built On? Reading: Gen 20- 22:1-24, Matt. 7:15-29, Psalm 9:1-12, Proverbs 2:16-22 S – Scripture: “Anyone who listens to my teaching and follows it is wise, like a person who builds a house on solid rock.” Mt 7:24 O – Observation: Jesus says to “Beware of false prophets who come disguised as harmless … Continue reading What Is Your House Built On?