Posts by Tim Hall

Daily Focus, May 25, 2019

“Draw near to God, and He will draw near to you.”  James 4:8 Daily Bible Reading: Acts 28:1-31 (“When they had appointed a day for him, they came to him at his lodging in greater numbers. From morning till evening he expounded to them, testifying to the kingdom of God and trying to convince them…

Daily Focus, May 24, 2019

“Draw near to God, and He will draw near to you.”  James 4:8 Daily Bible Reading: Acts 26:1 – 27:44 (“And Agrippa said to Festus, ‘This man could have been set free if he had not appealed to Caesar.”) This Week’s Memory Verse: “Sanctify them in the truth; your word is truth.”  (John 17:17) Remember…

Out Of Its Natural Place

LightGrams May 23, 2019 Volume 23, Number 20 Authorities in Florida had tracked the big lizard for over a year. A week ago they finally captured the water monitor, a five-foot-long reptile weighing about 20 pounds. A nonnative species from Asia, the wildlife agency had been “setting traps and searching high and low”. The search…

Daily Focus, May 23, 2019

“Draw near to God, and He will draw near to you.”  James 4:8 Daily Bible Reading: Acts 24:1 – 25:27 (“And as he reasoned about righteousness and self-control and the coming judgment, Felix was alarmed and said, ‘Go away for the present. When I get an opportunity I will summon you.’”) This Week’s Memory Verse:…

Daily Focus, May 22, 2019

“Draw near to God, and He will draw near to you.”  James 4:8 Daily Bible Reading: Acts 22:1 – 23:35 (“The following night the Lord stood by him and said, ‘Take courage, for as you have testified to the facts about Me in Jerusalem, so you must testify also in Rome.”) This Week’s Memory Verse:…

Daily Focus, May 21, 2019

“Draw near to God, and He will draw near to you.”  James 4:8 Daily Bible Reading: Acts 20:1 – 21:40 (“After greeting them, he related one by one the things that God had done among the Gentiles through his ministry.”) This Week’s Memory Verse: “Sanctify them in the truth; your word is truth.”  (John 17:17)…

Daily Focus, May 20, 2019

“Draw near to God, and He will draw near to you.”  James 4:8 Daily Bible Reading: Acts 18:1 – 19:41 (“He began to speak boldly in the synagogue, but when Priscilla and Aquila heard him, they took him aside and explained to him the way of God more accurately.”) This Week’s Memory Verse: “Sanctify them…

The Wow Child

LightGrams May 16, 2019 Volume 23, Number 19 The Handel & Haydn Society, America’s oldest continuously performing orchestra, had just finished playing Mozart’s “Masonic Funeral” on May 5. After the last note was played there was momentary silence as the audience marveled over their excellent rendition. Suddenly a child’s voice was heard: “Wow!” The audience…

Daily Focus, May 16, 2019

“Draw near to God, and He will draw near to you.”  James 4:8 Daily Bible Reading: Acts 12:1 – 13:52 (“So Peter was kept in prison, but earnest prayer for him was made to God by the church.”) This Week’s Memory Verse: “And he is the head of the body, the church. He is the…

Daily Focus, May 15, 2019

“Draw near to God, and He will draw near to you.”  James 4:8 Daily Bible Reading: Acts 10:1 – 11:30 (“Can anyone withhold water for baptizing these people, who have received the Holy Spirit just as we have?”) This Week’s Memory Verse: “And he is the head of the body, the church. He is the…