Sunday, January 1, 2017 “A New Year”

Philippians 3:13  13     Brethren, I do not count myself to have apprehended; but one thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind and reaching forward to those things which are ahead, It is hard to believe but we have not only turned the page on our calendar we are now on page one of … Continue reading

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Saturday, December 31, 2016 “Christ Takes Hold of You”

Philippians 3:12  12    Not that I have already attained, or am already perfected; but I press on, that I may lay hold of that for which Christ Jesus has also laid hold of me.   Paul realized that his pursuits were God’s purposes for his life.  Paul was definitely a realist.  He knew that he … Continue reading

Friday, December 30, 2016 “Suffering is the Way”

Philippians 3:10&11  10 that I may know Him and the power of His resurrection, and the fellowship of His sufferings, being conformed to His death, 11 if, by any means, I may attain to the resurrection from the dead.  The Apostle understood that the secret to the power of the resurrection is through the crucible of suffering.  … Continue reading

Thursday, December 29, 2016 “By Faith”

Philippians 3:9  9   and be found in Him, not having my own righteousness, which is from the law, but that which is through faith in Christ, the righteousness which is from God by faith;   Paul, the author of this letter understood that all of life flows from faith in Christ.  All of the goodness … Continue reading

Wednesday, December 28, 2016 “Trash for Treasure”

Philippians 3:8  8 Yet indeed I also count all things loss for the excellence of the knowledge of Christ Jesus my Lord, for whom I have suffered the loss of all things, and count them as rubbish, that I may gain Christ.    The Apostle counted all things that would contribute to self-reliance as rubbish when … Continue reading

Tuesday, December 27, 2016 “I Have Suffered”

Philippians 3:8  8 Yet indeed I also count all things loss for the excellence of the knowledge of Christ Jesus my Lord, for whom I have suffered the loss of all things, and count them as rubbish, that I may gain Christ.       Paul wrote to the church, “I have suffered the loss of all things … Continue reading

Monday December 26, 2016 “The Excellence of Jesus”

Philippians 3:8  8   Yet indeed I also count all things loss for the excellence of the knowledge of Christ Jesus my Lord, for whom I have suffered the loss of all things, and count them as rubbish, that I may gain Christ.     This Christmas season let us seek the heart of God to understand … Continue reading

Sunday December 25, 2016

Galatians 4:4-7  But when the fullness of the time had come, God sent forth His Son, born of a woman, born under the law, 5 to redeem those who were under the law, that we might receive the adoption as sons.  6 And because you are sons, God has sent forth the Spirit of His Son into … Continue reading

Saturday December 24, 2016 “Patience and Hope”

Luke 2:25-26, 36-38   25 And behold, there was a man in Jerusalem whose name was Simeon, and this man was just and devout, waiting for the Consolation of Israel, and the Holy Spirit was upon him. 26 And it had been revealed to him by the Holy Spirit that he would not see death before he had … Continue reading

Friday December 23, 2016 “Pain and Hopelessness”

Matthew 2:16-18  16 Then Herod, when he saw that he was deceived by the wise men, was exceedingly angry; and he sent forth and put to death all the male children who were in Bethlehem and in all its districts, from two years old and under, according to the time which he had determined from the … Continue reading