Daily Focus, December 14, 2019

“Draw near to God, and He will draw near to you.”  James 4:8 Daily Bible Reading: Jeremiah 37:1 – 38:28 (“And Jeremiah remained in the court of the guard until the day that Jerusalem was taken.”) This Week’s Memory Verse: “And above all these things put on love, which binds everything together in perfect harmony.” …

Daily Focus, December 13, 2019

“Draw near to God, and He will draw near to you.”  James 4:8 Daily Bible Reading: Jeremiah 35:1 – 36:32 (“I have sent to you all my servants the prophets, sending them persistently, saying, ‘Turn now every one of you from his evil way, and amend your deeds, and do not go after other gods…

Feats Of The Mighty

LightGrams December 12, 2019 Volume 23, Number 39 I’ll have to admit that I’m impressed with William Clark. Though I’ve never met him, this professor at New York’s Binghamton University set a new Guinness World Record by bending seven railroad spikes in a minute. The previous record of four spikes bent in a minute was…

Daily Focus, December 12, 2019

“Draw near to God, and He will draw near to you.”  James 4:8 Daily Bible Reading: Jeremiah 33:1 – 34:22 (“Behold, the days are coming, declares the Lord, when I will fulfill the promise I made to the house of Israel and the house of Judah.”) This Week’s Memory Verse: “And above all these things…

Daily Focus, December 11, 2019

“Draw near to God, and He will draw near to you.”  James 4:8 Daily Bible Reading: Jeremiah 31:1 – 32:44 (“Behold, the days are coming, declares the Lord, when I will make a new covenant with the house of Israel and the house of Judah.“) This Week’s Memory Verse: “And above all these things put…

Daily Focus, December 10, 2019

“Draw near to God, and He will draw near to you.”  James 4:8 Daily Bible Reading: Jeremiah 29:1 – 30:24 (“For thus says the Lord: When seventy years are completed for Babylon, I will visit you, and I will fulfill to you My promise and bring you back to this place.”) This Week’s Memory Verse:…

Daily Focus, December 9, 2019

“Draw near to God, and He will draw near to you.”  James 4:8 Daily Bible Reading: Jeremiah 27:1 – 28:17 (“They shall be carried to Babylon and remain there until the day when I visit them, declares the Lord. Then I will bring them back and restore them to this place.”) This Week’s Memory Verse:…

Daily Focus, December 6, 2019

“Draw near to God, and He will draw near to you.”  James 4:8 Daily Bible Reading: Jeremiah 23:1 – 24:10 (“The anger of the Lord will not turn back until He has executed and accomplished the intents of His heart.  In the latter days you will understand it clearly.”) This Week’s Memory Verse: “For the…

Restoring What Is Precious

LightGrams December 5, 2019 Volume 23, Number 38 Heather Langley is a jeweler who works in Bessemer, Alabama. In the summer of 2018 a customer told her about a ring he found in the early 1990s while working at Mount Bachelor in Bend, Oregon. Langley began searching for the ring’s owner using first names engraved…

Daily Focus, November 30, 2019

“Draw near to God, and He will draw near to you.”  James 4:8 Daily Bible Reading: Jeremiah 17:1 – 18:23 (“Then the word of the Lord came to me: ‘O house of Israel, can I not do with you as this potter has done? declares the Lord.  Behold, like the clay in the potter’s hand,…