Daily Focus, June 23, 2018

“Draw near to God, and He will draw near to you.”  James 4:8 Daily Bible Reading: Revelation 15:1 – 17:18 (“Behold, I am coming like a thief! Blessed is the one who stays awake, keeping his garments on, that he may not go about naked and be seen exposed!“) This Week’s Memory Verse: “And this…

Daily Focus, June 22, 2018

“Draw near to God, and He will draw near to you.”  James 4:8 Daily Bible Reading: Revelation 13:1 – 14:20 (“Then I looked, and behold, on Mount Zion stood the Lamb, and with Him 144,000 who had His name and His Father’s name written on their foreheads.”) This Week’s Memory Verse: “And this is the…

Unknown Treasures

LightGrams June 21, 2018 Volume 22, Number 23 I know what it’s like to clean out a loved one’s house. Three years ago my sister, brother-in-law and I took on the task of emptying our parents’ house of its contents. As the process wore on, we were less interested in checking every item. We just…

Daily Focus, June 21, 2018

“Draw near to God, and He will draw near to you.”  James 4:8 Daily Bible Reading: Revelation 11:1 – 12:17 (“Then the seventh angel blew his trumpet, and there were loud voices in heaven, saying, ‘The kingdom of the world has become the kingdom of our Lord and of his Christ, and he shall reign…

Daily Focus, June 20, 2018

“Draw near to God, and He will draw near to you.”  James 4:8 Daily Bible Reading: Revelation 9:1 – 10:11 (“And I took the little scroll from the hand of the angel and ate it. It was sweet as honey in my mouth, but when I had eaten it my stomach was made bitter.“) This…

Daily Focus, June 19, 2018

“Draw near to God, and He will draw near to you.”  James 4:8 Daily Bible Reading: Revelation 7:1 – 8:13 (“For the Lamb in the midst of the throne will be their shepherd, and he will guide them to springs of living water, and God will wipe away every tear from their eyes.“) This Week’s…

Chasing Rabbits

LightGrams June 14, 2018 Volume 22, Number 22 A farmer is plowing his field when he suddenly spots a rabbit darting away. He jumps off his tractor and begins chasing it. Finally he gives up, and climbs back on his tractor. Before long another rabbit is spotted, and off he goes again. By the end…

Riches Within His Grasp

LightGrams June 7, 2018 Volume 22, Number 21 Kal Patel was holding in his hand a $1 million lottery ticket. There was no doubt about it; he had run the numbers several times. Later he handed the ticket (and the million dollars) to another person. Patel’s parents own the Pit Stop convenience store in Salina,…

Daily Focus, June 1, 2018

“Draw near to God, and He will draw near to you.”  James 4:8 Daily Bible Reading: Exodus 17:1 – 18:27 (“The next day Moses sat to judge the people, and the people stood around Moses from morning till event.”) This Week’s Memory Verse: “The end of the matter; all has been heard. Fear God and…

Worth The Price?

LightGrams May 31, 2018 Volume 22, Number 20 I’ve long heard that an item’s worth is whatever someone is willing to pay for it. My wife and I recently observed decor that had been placed on a medical office wall, and wondered how much it had cost. I’m not sure I would have paid $5…