"Examine me, O Lord." - Psalm 26:2
"From you, little Bethlehem, shall He come forth that is to be ruler in Israel." - Micah 5:2
There is no worse malnutrition than to starve ourselves of the honey-sweet Bible.
I pledge allegiance to... who, what, how, and why?
"I shall be satisfied, when I awake, with Thy likeness." - Psalm 17:15
How it must grieve the Lord when we doze at our sentry post.
"We have found the Messiah." - Andrew to Peter, John 1:41
How would I use this day if it were my last?
"Behold, Satan hath desired to have you." - Jesus to Peter, Luke 22:31
At the very meal where Jesus' selfless teaching, example, and sacrifice are nearing their climax, his eleven closest friends break into a selfish quarrel. Incredible.
"Weep not: behold, the Lion of the tribe of Juda hath prevailed to open the book." - Revelation 5:5
Black Friday? I hope not for you and me! Wishing merchants the best, may this be a bright and shining day for the rest of ud-- a day when the attitude of gratitude stays with us long after the turkey is gone.
"Were there not ten cleansed? But where are the nine?" - Luke 17:17
"I have set before you an open door, and no one can shut it." - Jesus to the Church in Philadelphia
This day in 1963 saw the deaths of both John F. Kennedy and C. S. Lewis. Which man's legacy will last longest?
"To him that overcomes... I will give the morning star." - Jesus to the Church at Thyatira
Why is this a day to rejoice? Because Christ alone is the cornerstone.
If ordinary human cheerfulness is winsome, imagine how irresistibly attractive you become when overflowing with spiritual joy.
"You never talked to a mere mortal," wrote CS Lewis in a famous passage, and today's psalm tells why.
Any culture sunk in hedonism and fatalism is... sunk. Take a long look in the mirror, America.