Thursday, July 31, 2014

And Hezekiah
and all the people rejoiced
because of
   what God had done
for the people;
for the thing
   came about suddenly.

               2 Chronicles 29.36

(Lay it before God,
work with all excellence,
and let God bring it.)

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

So Jotham became mighty,
because he ordered his ways
before the LORD.

2 Chronicles 27.6

(God will change 
the course of your life.)

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Outdo one another
   in showing honor.

              Romans 12.10

 (a heart 
transformed by God
is radically manifested
in a selfie culture.)

Sunday, July 27, 2014

We do not know
   what to do,
but our eyes 
         are on You.

 2 Chronicles 20.12

(Every day
   in all that we face,
grand scheme
and the details.)


Saturday, July 26, 2014

May He send you help
from the sanctuary.

                 Psalm 20.2
(Sometimes in ways
we don't expect.)

Thursday, July 24, 2014

The LORD lives.

             Psalm 18.46

(That changes everything.) 

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

...walk not according
             to the flesh
but according
              to the Spirit.

                   Romans 8.4

(No matter what.
What does that
      look like
      for me today?)

Monday, July 21, 2014 order that 
we may bear fruit for God.

                     Romans 7.4

(in everything we do and say
Plant big trees.)


Sunday, July 20, 2014

But now that you have been
         set free from sin...

                        Romans 6.22

(How does that
         radically change
how I approach this situation
and that relationship?
Everything is different now.)

Friday, July 18, 2014

...God in whom he believed,
Who gives life to the dead
and calls into existence
   the things that do not exist.

                        Romans 3.17

(What am I trusting God for?)

Thursday, July 17, 2014

And they shall stand every morning,
    thanking and praising the LORD,
and likewise in the evening...

                          1 Chronicles 23.30

(Acknowledging God in all things,
     thanking and praising Him,
as bookends,
as we go forth at dawn
and in the evening light.)

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Now set your mind and heart
    to seek the LORD your God.

             1 Chronicles 22.19

(And watch how He will
      change your day)

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

In the LORD
      I take refuge.

              Psalm 11.1

(No matter what
   is spinning all around me,
the safest place on earth
is the center of His will.)

Monday, July 14, 2014

And the LORD 
gave victory to David.

               1 Chronicles 18.6

(And David acknowledged 
God's hand in everything he did.)

Sunday, July 13, 2014

Seek the LORD 
    and His strength,
seek His presence

       1 Chronicles 16.11

(Completely changes your day,
absolutely changes the course
                  of your life)

Saturday, July 12, 2014

And David said,
"God has broken through
     my enemies by my hand,
like a bursting flood."
Therefore the name of that place
is called Baal-perazim.

                  1 Chronicles 14.11

(Baal-perazim literally means
     "the Lord of breaking through."
Nothing in your life is impossible
      for God to enter in
      and redeem.)

Friday, July 11, 2014

For your God helps you.

                 1 Chronicles 12.18

(When you dwell with the Almighty,
this much is very evident,
recognized even by those
who do not believe

Thursday, July 10, 2014

...the LORD was with him.

                  1 Chronicles 9.20

(Through thick and thin,
may God be who
       distinguishes us.)

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

...establish thou the righteous.

                     Psalm 7.9

(Wherever, whatever,
among whom,
no matter where we are,
     or what we are doing,
the LORD establishes our way,
even when we cannot see it yet.)

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

...for this purpose,
to appoint you to serve
and bear witness to the things
        in which you have seen Me whom I send you...

                   Acts 26. 16-17

(divine appointments
         every day
in the most unexpected ways)

Monday, July 7, 2014

...and had opportunity
       to make his defense...

                   Acts 25.16

(Every day
     is an opportunity to testify
  to the glory of God
     by how we live.)

Sunday, July 6, 2014

You have given me room
    when I was in distress.
Be gracious to me,
    and hear my prayer.

               Psalm 4.1

(God enables me to see
what is all around me
    with different eyes
and a deeper strength.)

Saturday, July 5, 2014

The following night
    the Lord stood by him
and said,
"Take courage,
for as you have
testified about Me
           at Jerusalem,
so you must bear witness
       also at Rome."

             Acts 23.11

(Bearing witness
    and bearing fruit
wherever you are today,
in whatever you do,
whatever you say.)

Friday, July 4, 2014

...every day a portion,
      as long as he lived.

             2 Kings 25.30

(the way God cares for us
      and provides for our needs,
more than we even know)

Thursday, July 3, 2014

And I said,
      "What shall I do, Lord?"
And the Lord said to me,
"Rise, and go into Damascus,
and there you will be told
all that is appointed
           for you to do."

                    Acts 22.10

(Come before Him.
Follow Him into it.)

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

And he did what was right
     in the eyes of the LORD...
                     2 Kings 22.2

(And that always impacts
     everyone around you
     for tremendous good.)