Tag Archives: Follower

Service is not “On the Clock”

Praise the Lord, all you servants of the Lord     who minister by night in the house of the Lord. Psalm 134:1 (NIV) In all my work experience, I have never worked “the graveyard shift.” I have, on occasion, been required … Continue reading

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All You Nations

Praise the Lord, all you nations;     extol him, all you peoples. Psalm 117:1 (NIV) I am not what I would consider to be “well traveled” from an international perspective. I’ve done just enough travel to other nations and cultures to … Continue reading

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Upstream Living

Our hearts ache, but we always have joy. We are poor, but we give spiritual riches to others. We own nothing, and yet we have everything. 2 Corinthians 6:10 (NLT) Some friends of our daughter and son-in-law recently had their … Continue reading

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High Fidelity

So you must remain faithful to what you have been taught from the beginning. 1 John 2:24a (NLT) Over the past few years Wendy and I have invested in some quality audio equipment for listening to movies, music, calls that … Continue reading

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Old Patterns of Thought & Behavior

Now Joseph gave these instructions to the steward of his house: “Fill the men’s sacks with as much food as they can carry, and put each man’s silver in the mouth of his sack.2 Then put my cup, the silver one, in the mouth … Continue reading

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Dirty Harry Blues

Chapter-a-Day Psalm 58 Then at last everyone will say,     “There truly is a reward for those who live for God;     surely there is a God who judges justly here on earth.” Psalm 58:11 (NLT) I was reading a college paper … Continue reading

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Chapter-a-Day Psalm 9

Those who know your name trust in you, for you, O Lord, do not abandon those who search for you. Psalm 9:10 (NLT) Ask a follower of Jesus to tell you their story and the opening chapters of the tale you will hear … Continue reading

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Chapter-a-Day John 1

Jesus looked around and saw them following. “What do you want?” he asked them. They replied, “Rabbi” (which means “Teacher”), “where are you staying?” “Come and see,” he said. It was about four o’clock in the afternoon when they went with him to … Continue reading

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Chapter-a-Day Matthew 28

Jesus, undeterred, went right ahead and gave his charge: “God authorized and commanded me to commission you: Go out and train everyone you meet, far and near, in this way of life, marking them by baptism in the threefold name: … Continue reading

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Chapter-a-Day Matthew 21

Jesus said, “Yes, and I tell you that crooks and whores are going to precede you into God’s kingdom. John came to you showing you the right road. You turned up your noses at him, but the crooks and whores … Continue reading

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