Daily Focus, January 18, 2020

“Draw near to God, and He will draw near to you.”  James 4:8 Daily Bible Reading: John 16:1-33 (“I have said all these things to you to keep you from falling away.”) This Week’s Memory Verse:“Cast your burden on the Lord, and he will sustain you; he will never permit the righteous to be moved.” …

Daily Focus, January 17, 2020

“Draw near to God, and He will draw near to you.”  James 4:8 Daily Bible Reading: John 15:1-27 (“By this my Father is glorified, that you bear much fruit and so prove to be my disciples.”) This Week’s Memory Verse: “Cast your burden on the Lord, and he will sustain you; he will never permit…

Animal Rescues

LightGrams January 9, 2020 Volume 24, Number 2 Often on any given day I hear the sound of sirens. I know what it means: someone is in distress, and trained professionals are speeding down the road to their rescue. I’m thankful for all who give their lives to this work, whether professionals or volunteers. We…

Daily Focus, January 8, 2020

“Draw near to God, and He will draw near to you.”  James 4:8 Daily Bible Reading: John 12:1-50 (“And Jesus answered them, ‘The hour has come for the Son of Man to be glorified.’”) This Week’s Memory Verse: “For the love of Christ controls us, because we have concluded this: that one has died for…

Daily Focus, January 4, 2020

“Draw near to God, and He will draw near to you.”  James 4:8 Daily Bible Reading: John 9:1-41 (“We must work the works of Him who sent Me while it iss day; night is coming, when no one can work.”) This Week’s Memory Verse: “I have said these things to you, that in me you…

Daily Focus, January 3, 2020

“Draw near to God, and He will draw near to you.”  James 4:8 Daily Bible Reading: John 8:1-59 (“And He who sent Me is with Me.  He has not left Me alone, for I always do the things that are pleasing to Him.”) This Week’s Memory Verse: “I have said these things to you, that…

Abysmal Students

LightGrams January 2, 2020 Volume 24, Number 1 Every day my web browser presents a variety of articles it thinks I might be interested in. When I have a few extra minutes I’ll look through these, and occasionally find pieces that are worthwhile reads. That’s how I found the article entitled “’They’re abysmal students’: Are…

Daily Focus, January 1, 2020

“Draw near to God, and He will draw near to you.”  James 4:8 Daily Bible Reading: John 6:1-71 (“Jesus said to them, ‘I am the bread of life; whoever comes to me shall not hunger, and whoever believes in me shall never thirst.‘“) This Week’s Memory Verse: “I have said these things to you, that…

Daily Focus, December 30, 2019

“Draw near to God, and He will draw near to you.”  James 4:8 Daily Bible Reading: John 4:1-54 (“But whoever drinks of the water that I will give him will never be thirsty again. The water that I will give him will become in him a spring of water welling up to eternal life.”) This…

DAily Focus, December 27, 2019

“Draw near to God, and He will draw near to you.”  James 4:8 Daily Bible Reading: John 2:1-25 (“Now when He was in Jerusalem at the Passover Feast, many believed in His name when they saw the signs that He was doing.”) This Week’s Memory Verse: “Your steadfast love, O Lord, extends to the heavens,…