Monthly Archives: October 2017

High Standards for Managing God’s Household

Tuesday October 31, 2017 – High Standards for Managing God’s Household Jeremiah 22-23 Titus 1 The requirements of an elder are set high based on the leadership they provide within the church and the support they give to young Christians.  … Continue reading

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The Best Calling of All

Monday October 30, 2017 – The Best Calling of All Jeremiah 20-21 2 Timothy 4 Paul provides Timothy some of the best encouragement I have ever read and it provides strong guidance to all of us as to how we … Continue reading

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Isn’t This US?

Sunday October 29, 2017 – Isn’t This US? Jeremiah 18-19 2 Timothy 3   Read through the following and see if you aren’t struck that the description might as well be called the story of the US.   It is a … Continue reading

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Avoid Quarreling and Godless Chatter

Saturday October 28, 2017 – Avoid Quarreling and Godless Chatter Jeremiah 15-17 2 Timothy 2   Sometimes I read things in the Bible and think to myself, “it says that in the Bible?”  There are times when the teaching is … Continue reading

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Fan The Flame

Friday October 27, 2017 – Fan The Flame             Jeremiah 12-14 2 Timothy 1 The visual image of fanning a flame into a roaring fire is vivid and compelling.  It takes some efforts to fan the air into the fire, but … Continue reading

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Old and New With the Same Message

Thursday October 26, 2017 – Old and New with the Same Message Jeremiah 9-11 1 Timothy 6 Today as I was doing my devotional reading I was amazed at the parallels between what I was reading in the Old Testament … Continue reading

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Bad or Good, It will All Come to Light

Wednesday October 25, 2017 – Bad or Good, It will All Come To Light Jeremiah 6-8 1 Timothy 5 I love the simplicity of the way Paul refers to how our sins will follow us in the same way that … Continue reading

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Where We Need to Focus

Tuesday October 24, 2017 – Where We Need to Focus Jeremiah 3-5 1 Timothy 4 Paul provided instruction to Timothy on where he needed to focus his attention.   The instructions given to Timothy also provide great directional teaching for all … Continue reading

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The Responsibilities of an Overseer

Monday October 23, 2017 – The Responsibilities of an Overseer Jeremiah 1-2 1 Timothy 3 Having additional responsibility in the church requires a significant burden of not only following the Bible’s instructions, but also being above reproach.   Unfortunately, this responsibility … Continue reading

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Keep Praying – It’s Our Only Hope!

Sunday October 22, 2017 – Keep Praying – Its’ Our Only Hope! Isaiah 65-66 1 Timothy 2 There is no question that we live in a world that seems to magnify and sensationalize every bad thing that happened in the … Continue reading

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