"GO INTO ALL THE WORLD AND PREACH THE GOSPEL" --MARK 16:15

One-A-Week

“One-A-Week Challenge” – The Last Week, 52

“Let everything that has breath praise the Lord. Praise the Lord!” –Psalm 150:6 nasb The book of Psalms begins and ends in blessing. In the beginning we see how God blesses man and in the end we see man blessing God. This final stanza of the Psalms beckons like a conductor before his orchestra and…

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“One-A-Week Challenge” – Week 51

“Cast all your anxiety on Him because He cares for you.” –1 Peter 5:7 niv Most parents have a similar story. We travel with our children to a park or zoo or an amusement park looking for a fun-filled day of activities only to discover that eventually the little legs of the youngster seem to…

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“One-A-Week Challenge” – Week 50

“As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another.” –Proverbs 27:17 nasb I grew up in an era where every boy and man carried a pocketknife. If I had my pants on, I had a knife. I took it to school during the week and to church on the weekend. I always had my pocketknife.…

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“One-A-Week Challenge” – Week 49

“Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things.” –Philippians 4:8 niv The devil works hard to get our mind into the wrong places. The Enemy aggressively wants…

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“One-A-Week Challenge” – Week 48

“Let us think of ways to motivate one another to acts of love and good works.” Hebrews 10:24 nlt For the third week in a row our verse of scripture has at it’s heart the word love. Not only are we to love God and others, but now we discover the admonition to encourage others.…

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“One-A-Week Challenge” – Week 47

“Beloved, let us love one another, for love is from God; and everyone who loves is born of God and knows God.” –1 John 4:7 nasb Last week we read about the great love with which God has loved us (John 3:16) and this week the same writer pens these words about love. As Paul wrote his great…

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“One-A-Week Challenge” – Week 46

“For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whosoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life. John 3:16 nkjv The entirety of the Gospel is encapsulated in John 3:16 which is the most quoted and memorized verse in all the Bible. No other statement from the…

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“One-A-Week Challenge” – Week 45

“Ask, and you will receive, that your joy may be full.” –John 16:24b nkjv The telephone rang and the voice on the other end was in an obvious place of turmoil. Nothing was going as planned and she was desperate for some reassurance and help. Oswald Chambers wrote, There is nothing more difficult than asking.…

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“One-A-Week Challenge” – Week 44

“Delight yourself also in the Lord, and He shall give you the desires of your heart.” –Psalm 37:4 nkjv Do you remember the first job you ever wanted? I’m not talking about your carefully thought out career path, I mean the first job you thought would be cool, fun, exciting, and adventurous. Perhaps you wanted…

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“One-A-Week Challenge” – Week 43

“Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid.” –John 14:27 niv Have you ever been persecuted for your faith? The Bible guarantees persecution for the child of God and it can…

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