Daily Focus, June 25, 2019

“Draw near to God, and He will draw near to you.”  James 4:8 Daily Bible Reading: Jeremiah 46:1 – 47:7 (“But fear not, O Jacob my servant, nor be dismayed, O Israel, for behold, I will save you from far away, and your offspring from the land of their captivity. Jacob shall return and have…

Daily Focus, June 24, 2019

“Draw near to God, and He will draw near to you.”  James 4:8 Daily Bible Reading: Jeremiah 44:1 – 45:5 (“Therefore thus says the Lord of hosts, the God of Israel: Behold, I will set my face against you for harm, to cut off all Judah.”) This Week’s Memory Verse: “Therefore let anyone who thinks…

Daily Focus, June 22, 2019

“Draw near to God, and He will draw near to you.”  James 4:8 Daily Bible Reading: Jeremiah 42:1 – 43:13 (“The Lord has said to you, O remnant of Judah, ‘Do not go to Egypt.’ Know for a certainty that I have warned you this day.”) This Week’s Memory Verse: “But I say, walk by…

Daily Focus, June 21, 2019

“Draw near to God, and He will draw near to you.”  James 4:8 Daily Bible Reading: Jeremiah 40:1 – 41:18 (“Then all the Judeans returned from all the places to which they had been driven and came to the land of Judah, to Gedaliah at Mizpah.  And they gathered wine and summer fruits in great…

Break Into My House, Please!

LightGrams June 20, 2019 Volume 23, Number 22 A news story about a house break-in is nothing new. Sadly, such events are common in our world. But the story Nate Roman told – Have you heard this one before? On May 15 Nate returned to his home in Marlborough, Massachusetts. He immediately knew someone had…

Daily Focus, June 20, 2019

“Draw near to God, and He will draw near to you.”  James 4:8 Daily Bible Reading: Jeremiah 38:1 – 39:18 (“In the ninth year of Zedekiah king of Judah, in the tenth month, Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon and all his army came against Jerusalem and besieged it.”) This Week’s Memory Verse: “But I say, walk…

Daily Focus, June 18, 2019

“Draw near to God, and He will draw near to you.”  James 4:8 Daily Bible Reading: Jeremiah 34:1 – 35:19 (“Thus says the Lord of hosts, the God of Israel: Go and say to the people of Judah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem, Will you not receive instruction and listen to my words? declares the…

Daily Focus, June 15, 2019

“Draw near to God, and He will draw near to you.”  James 4:8 Daily Bible Reading: Jeremiah 29:1 – 30:24 (“But seek the welfare of the city where I have sent you into exile, and pray to the Lord on its behalf, for in its welfare you will find your welfare.”) This Week’s Memory Verse:…

Icing On The Cake

LightGrams June 6, 2019 Volume 23, Number 21 What is a cake without icing? True, there are some exceptions, but I’m partial to cakes that have a layer of icing on top. There are many types of icing: buttercream, fondant, cream cheese, whipped cream, etc., and they all have their respective fan clubs. But what…

Daily Focus, June 6, 2019

“Draw near to God, and He will draw near to you.”  James 4:8 Daily Bible Reading: Jeremiah 19:1 – 20:18 (“If I say, ‘I will not mention him, or speak any more in his name,’ there is in my heart as it were a burning fire shut up in my bones, and I am weary…