FAITH WALK CARRY YOUR BIBLE

Psalms 1 – 3, Acts 17:1-15 • Key Verse: Acts 17:11 In the church I attended as a young person we had a name for the sound of Bible pages turning. So many people had the same Bible that the collective rustling sound was called “the Scofield shuffle.” Instead of...

Continue reading

FAITH WALK OOPS!

Job 41-42, Acts 16:22-40 • Key Verses: Job 42:5-6 Have you ever wished you could take back what you said? Probably the question isn’t if you ever did that but how often you have—or how recently! Some of us have “foot-shaped mouths,” the result from too often putting our foot...

Continue reading

FAITH WALK SENSITIVE?

Job 38—40, Acts 16:1—21 • Key Verses: Acts 16:9—10 A sure way to end an argument is to say, “I believe it is God’s will.” Who can argue with that? Even Peter used it when he said in his defense, “Who was I to think that I could oppose God?”...

Continue reading

FAITH WALK WHERE SELDOM IS HEDAR

Job 36-37 Acts 15:22-41 • Key verse: 15:32 Can you finish this line from an old song: “Where seldom is heard…”? The answer is “a discouraging word.” The song, “Home on the Range,” paints, a picture of an idyllic place where even the words said are seldom discouraging. If only...

Continue reading

FAITH WALK OLD HABITS DIE HARD

Job 34—35, Acts 15:1—21 Key Verse: Acts 15:9 Old habits die hard, but it seems at times as if old habits hardly die. Habits are called such for good reason—they are so ingrained that we do them without thinking. Sometimes a habit is not a matter of what we do...

Continue reading

FAITH WALK THE MODEL MISSION STATEMENT

Job 32—33, Acts 14 • Key Verses: Acts 14:21-23 A recent business trend has been that of writing a mission statement—a concise paragraph stating in a memorable way the purpose of a business or organization. Added to it might be some objectives and an explanation of how those objectives will...

Continue reading

FAITH WALK THE EYE COVENANT

Job 30-31, Acts 13:26-52 • Key Verse: Job 31:1 You have heard the old saying, “Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.” Perhaps an appropriate updated version would be, “Beauty is too often ill the eye of the beholder.” We live in a visually stimulating age. Gone the way...

Continue reading

FAITH WALK CONTINUED FAITH

Job 25-27, Acts 12 • Key Verses: Job 27:2-4 Three of the easiest words to utter are, “I give up.” Often they are said when expectations are not met; you expected something, didn’t get it, tried, but finally gave up. That happens with thingslike service at a restaurant, or information...

Continue reading