Category Archives: Daily Minute

remember and rejoice

When we fail, Christ prevails. We are freely forgiven, and God remembers our sin no more. However, try as we might to forget, our sins are ever before us. In times of regret, it’s good to know God lives with … Continue reading

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one brief life

The span of a person’s life is as minutes gone by to God, a few hours at most. What is seventy or eighty years compared to eternity? Even so, we matter to Him, every little detail matters. David said: “Behold, … Continue reading

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it’s good parenting

Just as a good parent keeps an eye on his children, to provide for and protect, so God keeps an eye on His children, for the same reasons. Behold, the eye of the LORD is on those who fear him,  … Continue reading

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one of my favorite quotes

“Some day you will read in the papers that D.L. Moody, of East Northfield, is dead. Don’t you believe a word of it! At that moment I shall be more alive than I am now. I shall have gone up … Continue reading

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the best thing

If you could ask God for one thing… One thing have I asked of the LORD,  that will I seek after:  that I may dwell in the house of the LORD  all the days of my life,  to gaze upon … Continue reading

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Great American Eclipse: Is it a warning?

Here’s why I don’t think the eclipse is a warning from God: 1. God ordained that men would be warned by His Word (see Psalm 19:7-11). 2. God ordained that men would be warned by the lives and testimony of … Continue reading

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I stand amazed

Lord God, You are too much for my mind to comprehend; You are beyond my understanding. Thoughts of You, at times, overwhelm me, and I wonder–How can this be? I pray that You would not allow me to become doubtful, … Continue reading

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what to wear

Shout for joy, give thanks, and sing! Praise the Lord– it suits you. Praise befits the upright.  Psalm 33:1b ESV Also: Psalm 33:1-5

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real beauty

May God grant us grace to see hidden beauty as most desirable. …but let your adorning be the hidden person of the heart  with the imperishable beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit,  which in God’s sight is very precious.  … Continue reading

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avoid vs. trust

Plunging headfirst into a situation we’d rather avoid is an act of faith; it’s trusting God to work, in spite of our fears. By faith, we depend on God’s ability, rather than our own. Therefore I will boast all the … Continue reading

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something good

There is a longing in the heart of every man for something good. Something that will give meaning to his mundane ordinary existence. But let all who take refuge in you rejoice;  let them ever sing for joy,  and spread … Continue reading

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let there be courage

Wait for the LORD; be strong,  and let your heart take courage;  wait for the LORD!  Psalm 27:14 ESV It’s good to remember, there is never a situation where God is not in control. God gave us the Psalms to get … Continue reading

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joy joy

Let there be joy. Satisfy us in the morning with your unfailing love,  that we may sing for joy and be glad all our days.  Psalm 90:14 NIV

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Christian Living Quick Tip #16

Act deliberately. For this very reason, make every effort  to supplement your faith with virtue. 2 Peter 1:5a ESV for further study: 2 Peter 1:3-11

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Christian Living Quick Tip #15

Forgive forgetfully. “For I will be merciful toward their iniquities,  and I will remember their sins no more.”  Hebrews 8:12 ESV Also: Matthew 18:21-35

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Christian Living Quick Tip #14

Forgive forcefully. He will again have compassion on us; he will tread our iniquities underfoot. You will cast all our sins into the depths of the sea. Micah 7:19 ESV Also: Matthew 6:14-15

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Christian Living Quick Tip #13

Depend daily. “Give us this day our daily bread.” Matthew 6:11 ESV See: Exodus 16:4

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Christian Living Quick Tip #12

Eat joyfully. Go, eat your bread with joy. Ecclesiastes 9:7 ESV Also: Ecclesiastes 3:12-13, 5:18-20

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Christian Living Quick Tip #11

Work wholeheartedly. Whatever you do, work heartily,  as for the Lord and not for men.  Colossians 3:23 ESV Also: Colossians 3:17, 1 Corinthians 10:31

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Christian Living Quick Tip #10

Honor extravagantly. Love one another with brotherly affection. Outdo one another in showing honor. Romans 12:10 ESV

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