This week we are starting the study of the book of Philippians. The author is Paul and he wrote this letter to show us how to live our lives as Christians and reflect Christ in our words and actions. The format of our reading plan is a little different. The book of Philippians has four … Continue reading Dear Philippi
This week we can see through Paul’s journey what it means when God is with us and the Holy Spirit guides us. It certainly does not mean that our life is all rainbows and butterflies. Despite many challenges and much physical harm, Paul stood boldly in the truth of Christ. Monday March 15, Acts 21:27-36 … Continue reading Who Do You Reflect?
I think Acts 19:15 is one of the most interesting verses in the Bible. As someone, who was trying to invoke Paul's ability to perform miracles, makes an attempt to cast out a demon, the demon comes back with the ultimate "put you in your place." The demon says, "yeah, I know Jesus and I've … Continue reading You Can’t Fool a Demon
This week we see examples of God freeing people from bondage. But there are different ways to be a prisoner – both spiritual and physical. As you read Acts this week, ask your children to look for examples of what we can be prisoners of, and how we can be set free. Monday February … Continue reading Break Free
God can not only transform a caterpillar into a butterfly, but more importantly He can transform our lives! This week’s reading has one of the best examples of this. It shows us that anyone, no matter their past, can be changed and serve God. God’s amazing love can change the life and heart of … Continue reading Change Is Coming
Each summer in high school we had to read four or five books and pass a test on them to qualify for honors English class the following year. I remember, the summer before my freshman year we were supposed to read Great Expectations. As a 14-year-old, I considered it dry, to say the least. A … Continue reading Acts – A Cliffs Notes Version
So here is the thing, It’s Tuesday 10:30pm and I realized that I am supposed to publish a blog post on Wednesday morning. I’ve been thinking about a topic for a couple of days but thought I had plenty of time. Then I realized I have about 12 hours. I think one of my biggest … Continue reading Be Like Paul