Day 5 – Spend it All

2 Corinthians 12:15 And I will very gladly spend and be spent for you; though the more abundantly I love you, the less I be loved.

Christmas was such a memorable part of childhood. As a kid, I loved to go through the toy section of the JCPenney catalog and figure out what toy I wanted for Christmas. There were six of us in the family…

Day 4 – Seek Ye First

Matthew 6:33 “But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you.”

Today, people make very calculated moves. Rarely is anything ever done without a reason, or even a plan to ensure that the choices we are making are the correct ones. Seeking God first before we look at logical options requires a relationship with God…

Day 3 – God Will Not Be Outdone

Luke 6:38 Give, and it will be given to you: good measure, pressed down, shaken together, and running over will be put into your bosom. For with the same measure that you use, it will be measured back to you.”

Years ago while stationed in Germany as a young Sergeant, God showed us that there is no way He will be outdone. We were fairly new in living for God and had only been attending church for a couple years. We had three children under the age of three and were literally living pay check to pay check…

Day 2 – Awakened

Psalm 9: 9-10(KJV 1900)
9 The Lord also will be a refuge for the oppressed, A refuge in times of trouble. 10 And they that know thy name will put their trust in thee: For thou, Lord, hast not forsaken them that seek thee.

It was a cold December day in Kokomo, Indiana. My wife, Kimberly, and I were waiting for the nurse to escort me to the surgical suite. We were relatively calm, knowing that the procedure was very simple and it would take a short time. The nurse ran through the normal check list…