Posts from April 2018

The Old Man In The Squad Car

LightGrams April 26, 2018 Volume 22, Number 16 Folks in Montoursville, Pennsylvania who saw the police car escorting their 84-year-old neighbor may have been shocked. What had this old man done to have police come and pick him up? But this isn’t a story about a shocking crime; it’s about human compassion. The man’s wife…

Daily Focus, April 26, 2018

“Draw near to God, and He will draw near to you.”  James 4:8 Daily Bible Reading: Proverbs 20:1-30 (“Do not say, ‘I will repay evil’; wait for the Lord, and He will deliver you.”) This Week’s Memory Verse: “Let each of us please his neighbor for his good, to build him up.”  Romans 15:2 Remember…

Daily Focus, April 25, 2018

“Draw near to God, and He will draw near to you.”  James 4:8 Daily Bible Reading: Proverbs 19:1-29 (“Whoever is generous to the poor lends to the Lord, and He will repay him for his deed.”) This Week’s Memory Verse: “Let each of us please his neighbor for his good, to build him up.”  Romans…

Daily Focus, April 24, 2018

“Draw near to God, and He will draw near to you.”  James 4:8 Daily Bible Reading: Proverbs 18:1-24 (“If one gives an answer before he hears, it is his folly and shame.“) This Week’s Memory Verse: “Let each of us please his neighbor for his good, to build him up.”  Romans 15:2 Remember These In Prayer: Suzanne…

Daily Focus, April 23, 2018

“Draw near to God, and He will draw near to you.”  James 4:8 Daily Bible Reading: Proverbs 17:1-28 (“A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for adversity.”) This Week’s Memory Verse: “Let each of us please his neighbor for his good, to build him up.”  Romans 15:2 Remember These In Prayer:…

Daily Focus, April 21, 2018

“Draw near to God, and He will draw near to you.”  James 4:8 Daily Bible Reading: Proverbs 16:1-33 (“Gray hair is a crown of glory; it is gained in a righteous life.”) This Week’s Memory Verse: “Let marriage be held in honor among all, and let the marriage bed be undefiled, for God will judge…

Tiger On The Loose!

LightGrams April 19, 2018 Volume 22, Number 15 Did you hear about the tiger roaming the streets of Manhattan last Thursday? The report was called in to the New York City Police Department, and officers were dispatched to check it out. They did indeed find a wild animal in the area, but it was a…

The Road Of Music

LightGrams April 12, 2018 Volume 22, Number 14 You may remember me telling you that I grew up in Eastern Kentucky. In that region is the “Country Music Highway”, a stretch of road that honors several country music artists who have come from that area. Names like Loretta Lynn, Ricky Skaggs, Naomi and Wynona Judd,…

Daily Focus, April 10, 2018

“Draw near to God, and He will draw near to you.”  James 4:8 Daily Bible Reading: Proverbs 6:1-35 (“Go to the ant, O sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise.“) This Week’s Memory Verse: “Let your speech always be gracious, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how you ought to answer each person.”  Colossians 4:6…

Daily Focus, April 7, 2018

“Draw near to God, and He will draw near to you.”  James 4:8 Daily Bible Reading: Proverbs 4:1-27 (“Keep hold of instruction; do not let go; guard her, for she is your life.“) This Week’s Memory Verse: “Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on earth.”  Colossians 3:2 Remember These…