Day Thirty-Seven: The Promise to Be Persistent

“Behold, I stand at the door and knock; if anyone hears My voice and opens the door, I will come in to him and will dine with him, and he with Me.”  Revelation 3:20 Do you know people who are persistent?  These people work hard to go after things they want.  Maybe it’s your child […]

Day Thirty-Six: The Promise to Become Children of God

“Yet to all who did receive him, to those who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God – children born not of natural descent, nor of human decision or a husband’s will, but born of God.”    John 1:12-13 Everyone in the world has two parents:  a mother and […]

Day Thirty-Five: The Promise of Vengeance

“Beloved, never avenge yourselves, but leave room for the wrath of God; for it is written:  ‘Vengeance is mine, I will repay, says the Lord.’”    Romans 12:19 Have you ever had someone hurt you so much that all you could think about was seeking vengeance? Maybe it was a damaging word that cut deep to […]

Day Thirty-Four:  The Promise to Be Our Light

“Again Jesus spoke to them, saying, ‘I am the light of the world.  Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness but will have the light of life.’”  John 8:12 I went on a new adventure the other day.  I rode in a boat on a lake in a cave! I visited the Lost Sea […]

Day Thirty-Three:  The Promise to Draw Near to Us

“Draw near to God and He will draw near to you.”   James 4:8 Have you ever heard the phrase, “If you feel far away from God, guess who moved?” I used to hate it when people would say that.  It would make me feel like a big loser…like I was a bad person who […]

Day Thirty-Two:  The Promise to Set Us Free

“For the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus has set you free from the law of sin and death.”  Romans 8:2 The weight became really heavy.  It felt like I was being pulled under water and I couldn’t make my way back up to the surface.  The chains around my legs and […]

Day Thirty-One: The Promise of Love

“God’s love was revealed among us in this way:  God sent his only Son into the world so that we might live through him.  In this is love, not that we loved God but that he loved us and sent his Son to be the atoning sacrifice for our sins.  Beloved, since God loved us […]