Posts from February 2019

Daily Focus, February 20, 2019

“Draw near to God, and He will draw near to you.”  James 4:8 Daily Bible Reading: John 17:1-26 (“I do not ask that You take them out of the world, but that You keep them from the evil one.”) This Week’s Memory Verse: “Whoever believes in the Son has eternal life; whoever does not obey…

Daily Focus, February 19, 2019

“Draw near to God, and He will draw near to you.”  James 4:8 Daily Bible Reading: John 16:1-33 (“I came from the Father and have come into the world, and now I am leaving the world and going to the Father.”) This Week’s Memory Verse: “Whoever believes in the Son has eternal life; whoever does…

Daily Focus, February 18, 2019

“Draw near to God, and He will draw near to you.”  James 4:8 Daily Bible Reading: John 15:1-27 (“I am the vine; you are the branches. Whoever abides in me and I in him, he it is that bears much fruit, for apart from me you can do nothing.”) This Week’s Memory Verse: “Whoever believes…

Daily Focus, February 16, 2019

“Draw near to God, and He will draw near to you.”  James 4:8 Daily Bible Reading: John 14:1-31 (“Let not your hearts be troubled. Believe in God; believe also in me.”) This Week’s Memory Verse: “For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand, that we should walk…

Daily Focus, February 15, 2019

“Draw near to God, and He will draw near to you.”  James 4:8 Daily Bible Reading: John 13:1-38 (“A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another: just as I have loved you, that you love one another.”) This Week’s Memory Verse: “For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for…

A Valuable Story

LightGrams February 14 2019 Volume 23, Number 7 Cathy McAllister was just doing her job, the same as she had been doing for the past six years. She volunteers her time in Phoenix, Arizona going through donated books that ultimately are sold at the state fair for charities. When she came to a copy of…

Daily Focus, February 14, 2019

“Draw near to God, and He will draw near to you.”  James 4:8 Daily Bible Reading: John 12:1-50 (“Whoever loves his life loses it, and whoever hates his life in this world will keep it for eternal life.”) This Week’s Memory Verse: “For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which…

Daily Focus, February 12, 2019

“Draw near to God, and He will draw near to you.”  James 4:8 Daily Bible Reading: John 10:1 – 8:17 (“Though a sinner does evil a hundred times and prolongs his life, yet I know that it will be well with those who fear God, because they fear before Him.”) This Week’s Memory Verse: “For…

Daily Focus, February 11, 2019

“Draw near to God, and He will draw near to you.”  James 4:8 Daily Bible Reading: John 9:1-41 (“Jesus said, ‘For judgment I came into this world, that those who do not see may see, and those who see may become blind.’”) This Week’s Memory Verse: “For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus…

Failed Tests

LightGrams February 7 2019 Volume 23, Number 6 In recent months I’ve been working at a facility that helps women and men who have been incarcerated with their transition back into life. They attend classes of various kinds, and some from our church have been invited to offer voluntary Bible classes. Our goal is to…