Daily Inspiration

Father Factor

I will be his Father, and he shall be My son. If he commits iniquity, I will chasten him with the rod of men and with the blows of the sons of men.  (2 Samuel 7:14 NKJV) He shall cry to Me, “You are my Father,...

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Bird Behavior

Do not be misled: “Bad company corrupts good character.  (1 Corinthians 15:33 NIV) It has been said that “Birds of a feather flock together.” If you visit a zoo, you’ll see that this saying is true. There you will see penguins gathered with other penguins, vultures...

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Past the Past

Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; old things have passed away; behold, all things have become new.   (2 Corinthians 5:17 NKJV) In a perfect world, there would be no sin. Our lives would have spotless records, and all of our...

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Comparing is Erring

Oh, don’t worry; I wouldn’t dare say that I am as wonderful as these other men who tell you how important they are! But they are only comparing themselves with each other, and measuring themselves by themselves. What foolishness!   (2 Corinthians 10:12 NLT) Perhaps you’ve...

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Living Sacrifice

[caption id="attachment_1255" align="alignright" width="300"] “My command is this: Love each other as I have loved you.” --John 15:12 (NIV)[/caption] I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that you present your bodies a living sacrifice . . . (Romans 12:1 NKJV) A living sacrifice. It...

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Spirit of Service

And since I, your Lord and Teacher, have washed your feet, you ought to wash each other’s feet. (John 13:14 NLT) Most of us know the story. On the eve of His arrest and execution, Jesus gave His disciples some final instructions. Throughout His ministry, He...

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I love you. -God

Love is a strange word. You may use it to refer to all kinds of things: your favorite shopping mall, pizza, chicken wings, a hobby, or your hometown sports team. Colorado legalized marijuana last year, which recently inspired a woman to tell Time magazine that...

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Jesus is Love

God is love. (1 John 4:8 NKJV) How would you answer someone who asked you to define who Jesus is? If you have an academic background, your mind might grasp for a few of those impressive terms that theologians use to define Him. “Well, Jesus is...

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Abba Father

And He said, “Abba, Father, all things are possible for You. Take this cup away from Me; nevertheless, not what I will, but what You will.”   (Mark 14:36 NKJV) Jesus was never one to play it safe. In the gospels, we see Him stretching the...

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