Daily Focus, December 13, 2017

“Draw near to God, and He will draw near to you.”  James 4:8 Daily Bible Reading: Acts 8:1-40 (“And when they came up out of the water, the Spirit of the Lord carried Philip away, and the eunuch saw him no more, and went on his way rejoicing.”) This Week’s Memory Verse: “The Lord is…

Daily Focus, December 12, 2017

“Draw near to God, and He will draw near to you.”  James 4:8 Daily Bible Reading: Acts 7:1-60 (“And falling to his knees he cried out with a loud voice, “Lord, do not hold this sin against them.” And when he had said this, he fell asleep.“) This Week’s Memory Verse: “The Lord is far…

Daily Focus, December 11, 2017

“Draw near to God, and He will draw near to you.”  James 4:8 Daily Bible Reading: Acts 5:1 – 6:15 (“But Peter and the apostles answered, “We must obey God rather than men.“) This Week’s Memory Verse: “The Lord is far from the wicked, but He hears the prayers of the righteous.”  Proverbs 15:29 Remember…

Daily Focus, December 9, 2017

“Draw near to God, and He will draw near to you.”  James 4:8 Daily Bible Reading: Acts 3:1 – 4:37 (“And there is salvation in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given among men by which we must be saved.”) This Week’s Memory Verse: “When he came and saw the…

Daily Focus, December 8, 2017

“Draw near to God, and He will draw near to you.”  James 4:8 Daily Bible Reading: Acts 1:1 – 2:47 (“But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you, and you will be My witnesses in Jerusalem and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the world.”) This…

Beware Where You Break The Law!

LightGrams December 7, 2017 Volume 21, Number 41 The woman in Long Island, New York is not named in the Associated Press report from December 6, 2017. This 26-year-old was arriving for a court appearance in response to a summons she was given for possession of marijuana. For most of us, that would qualify as…

Daily Focus, December 4, 2017

“Draw near to God, and He will draw near to you.”  James 4:8 Daily Bible Reading: John 18:1 – 19:42 (“Then Simon Peter, having a sword, drew it and struck the high priest’s servant and cut off his right ear. (The servant’s name was Malchus.)“) This Week’s Memory Verse: “When he came and saw the…

The Durable Binding

LightGrams November 30, 2017 Volume 21, Number 40 The idea of a time capsule is intriguing. Jim Croce released a song in 1972 that points to the seeming impossibility of putting “time in a bottle”. “It can’t be done” is how most people respond to such a thought. Time passes, and you can’t save it.…

Daily Focus, November 29, 2017

“Draw near to God, and He will draw near to you.”  James 4:8 Daily Bible Reading: John 12:1-50 (“Whoever loves his life loses it, and whoever hates his life in this world will keep it for eternal life.“) This Week’s Memory Verse: “Ascribe to the Lord the glory due his name; bring an offering and…

Daily Focus, November 22, 2017

“Draw near to God, and He will draw near to you.”  James 4:8 Daily Bible Reading: John 5:1-47 (“Though a sinner does evil a hundred times and prolongs his life, yet I know that it will be well with those who fear God, because they fear before Him.”) This Week’s Memory Verse: “Little children, let…