Posts from March 2018

Trading My Handle

LightGrams March 29, 2018 Volume 22, Number 12 Darian Lipscomb is a 15-year-old who lives in Prospect, Virginia. His life was pretty average for a teenager until the truck showed up. Answering a knock at his door earlier this week, he looked out to see a large truck with his name on its side in…

Daily Focus, March 28, 2018

“Draw near to God, and He will draw near to you.”  James 4:8 Daily Bible Reading: Psalm 139:1 – 141:10 (“I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Wonderful are your works; my soul knows it very well.“) This Week’s Memory Verse: “And let us consider how to stir up one another to love and…

Power Loss

LightGrams March 22, 2018 Volume 22, Number 11 When I arrived home a couple of nights ago I walked into darkness. My wife said the power had gone out only two minutes earlier. The smell of smoke (electrical smoke!) raised all the red flags I possess and I quickly discovered that our main breaker panel…

Daily Focus, March 22, 2018

“Draw near to God, and He will draw near to you.”  James 4:8 Daily Bible Reading: Psalm 120:1 – 123:4 (“In my distress I cried unto the Lord, and he heard me.“) This Week’s Memory Verse: “Oh how I love Your law!  It is my meditation all the day.”  Psalm 119:97 Remember These In Prayer:…

Daily Focus, March 17, 2018

“Draw near to God, and He will draw near to you.”  James 4:8 Daily Bible Reading: Psalm 119:1-48 (“Make me understand the way of your precepts, and I will meditate on your wondrous works.“) This Week’s Memory Verse: “Is anyone among you suffering? Let him pray. Is anyone cheerful? Let him sing praise.”  James 5:13…

It’s A Lot More Fun

LightGrams March 8, 2018 Volume 22, Number 10 What would you do if a million dollars fell into your lap? Many fantasize over such an unlikely prospect. Dreams of new houses, fine cars, exotic vacations, and extravagant parties come to mind when thinking of all that might be done with newfound money. A million dollars…

Robbing A Cop?!

LightGrams March 1, 2018 Volume 22, Number 9 21-year-old Derrick Johnson of Waterbury, Connecticut couldn’t resist. The car in the parking garage proved to be an easy theft. Inside the car he found credit cards, so he helped himself to a meal at Taco Bell and some shopping at Walmart, courtesy of his victim. How…