Monday, February 08, 2016 @ 6:00 AM Central

“Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. ‘Honor your father and mother’ – which is the first commandment with a promise – ‘so that it may go well with you and that you may enjoy long life on the earth.'”

Ephesians 6:1-3

Monday, February 08, 2016 @ 1:59 AM Central


Sunday, February 07, 2016 @ 6:00 AM Central

“Do you think I came to bring peace on earth? No, I tell you, but division. From now on there will be five in one family divided against each other, three against two and two against three. They will be divided, father against son and son against father, mother against daughter and daughter against mother, mother-in-law against daughter-in-law and daughter-in-law against mother-in-law.”

Luke 12:51-53

Saturday, February 06, 2016 @ 6:00 AM Central

“The earth is the Lord’s, and everything in it, the world, and all who live in it; for he founded it on the seas and established it on the waters. Who may ascend the mountain of the Lord? Who may stand in his holy place? The one who has clean hands and a pure heart, who does not trust in an idol or swear by a false god.”

Psalm 24:1-4

Friday, February 05, 2016 @ 6:00 AM Central

“Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.”

Joshua 1:9

Friday, February 05, 2016 @ 1:58 AM Central

Thursday, February 04, 2016 @ 6:00 AM Central

“Submit yourselves, then, to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you. Come near to God and he will come near to you.”

James 4:7-8a

Wednesday, February 03, 2016 @ 2:09 PM Central

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Nathan is conducting an experiment with the special effects software.  He has managed to place a Maine sign in our Illinois front yard!

Wednesday, February 03, 2016 @ 6:00 AM Central

“But when you give to the needy, do not let your left hand know what your right hand is doing, so that your giving may be in secret. Then your Father, who sees what is done in secret, will reward you.”

Matthew 6:3-4

Tuesday, February 02, 2016 @ 6:00 AM Central

“Shout for joy, you heavens; rejoice, you earth; burst into song, you mountains! For the Lord comforts his people and will have compassion on his afflicted ones.”

Isaiah 49:13

Monday, February 01, 2016 @ 6:00 AM Central

“If any of you has a dispute with another, do you dare to take it before the ungodly for judgment instead of before the Lord’s people? Or do you not know that the Lord’s people will judge the world? And if you are to judge the world, are you not competent to judge trivial cases? Do you not know that we will judge angels? How much more the things of this life!”

1 Corinthians 6:1-3

Sunday, January 31, 2016 @ 11:45 PM Central

Sunday, January 31, 2016 @ 6:00 AM Central

“For the grace of God has appeared that offers salvation to all people. It teaches us to say ‘No’ to ungodliness and worldly passions, and to live self-controlled, upright and godly lives in this present age, while we wait for the blessed hope – the appearing of the glory of our great God and Savior, Jesus Christ…”

Titus 2:11-13

Sunday, January 31, 2016 @ 12:52 AM Central

Saturday, January 30, 2016 @ 6:54 PM Central

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Cathy has been painting Paul’s office room.  She is applying the same shade of blue that she applied to my office walls.

Saturday, January 30, 2016 @ 6:00 AM Central

“And pray in the Spirit on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests. With this in mind, be alert and always keep on praying for all the Lord’s people.”

Ephesians 6:18

Saturday, January 30, 2016 @ 1:58 AM Central

Friday, January 29, 2016 @ 6:00 AM Central

“For you yourselves know how you ought to follow our example. We were not idle when we were with you, nor did we eat anyone’s food without paying for it. On the contrary, we worked night and day, laboring and toiling so that we would not be a burden to any of you. We did this, not because we do not have the right to such help, but in order to offer ourselves as a model for you to imitate.”

2 Thessalonians 3:7-9

Thursday, January 28, 2016 @ 6:00 AM Central

“Now that you have purified yourselves by obeying the truth so that you have sincere love for each other, love one another deeply, from the heart.”

1 Peter 1:22

Wednesday, January 27, 2016 @ 6:00 AM Central

“As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another.”

Proverbs 27:17

Wednesday, January 27, 2016 @ 1:02 AM Central

Tuesday, January 26, 2016 @ 3:03 PM Central

Tuesday, January 26, 2016 @ 12:56 PM Central

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Mark and I are in east Belleville today.

Tuesday, January 26, 2016 @ 6:00 AM Central

“For whoever keeps the whole law and yet stumbles at just one point is guilty of breaking all of it. For he who said, ‘You shall not commit adultery,’ also said, ‘You shall not murder.’ If you do not commit adultery but do commit murder, you have become a lawbreaker.”

James 2:10-11

Monday, January 25, 2016 @ 6:00 AM Central

“Just as people are destined to die once, and after that to face judgment, so Christ was sacrificed once to take away the sins of many; and he will appear a second time, not to bear sin, but to bring salvation to those who are waiting for him.”

Hebrews 9:27-28