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One Minute With God

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Imagine God draping His arm around your shoulders every morning, and then telling you one thing. What if He told you one thing, every day, that is true; one thing that could transform your outlook on life? And what if it only took Him one minute? That’s what "One Minute With God" is all about. Every verse in the Bible comes straight from the heart of God. Every passage contains God-breathed words meant to encourage His children (Romans 15:4). God promises that the time we spend in His Word will be worth our while: "As the rain and the snow come down from heaven, and do not return to it without watering the earth and making it bud and flourish, so that it yields seed for the sower and bread for the eater, so is My word that goes out from My mouth: It will not return to Me empty, but will accomplish what I desire and achieve the purpose for which I sent it" (Isaiah 55:10-11). How exciting! Let’s spend one minute with God together.

Monday, November 29, 2010

on giving thanks

Thanksgiving is so much more than giving thanks.

"I will praise the name of God with a song;
I will magnify him with thanksgiving."
Psalm 69:30 ESV

Sunday, November 28, 2010

on concerns

What if God ordained every cause for concern in our lives
just so we would spend more time with Him?

"Trust in him at all times, O people;
pour out your hearts to him, for God is our refuge."
Psalm 62:8 NIV

Saturday, November 27, 2010

attitude adjustment

Once in a while we all need a little attitude adjustment.
God can help with that.

"But let all who take refuge in you be glad;
let them ever sing for joy.
Spread your protection over them,
that those who love your name may rejoice in you."
Psalm 5:11 NIV

Thursday, November 25, 2010


Happy Thanksgiving!

"Give thanks to the Lord, call on his name;
make known among the nations what he has done.
Sing to him, sing praise to him;
tell of all his wonderful acts.
Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good;
his love endures forever."
1 Chronicles 16:8-9, 34 NIV

on divorce

Divorce is a pretty drastic procedure;
that's why there's always complications.

"Haven't you read," he replied, "that at the beginning
the Creator 'made them male and female,'
and said, 'For this reason a man will leave his father
and mother and be united to his wife,
and the two will become one flesh'?
So they are no longer two, but one."
Matthew 19:4-6a NIV

Wednesday, November 24, 2010


"To be honest" is a tricky little phrase.
Using it implies one isn't always so.

"If I have walked in falsehood
or my foot has hurried after deceit-
let God weigh me in honest scales
and he will know that I am blameless."
Job 31:5-6 NIV

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

angels again

God commands angels to accomplish tasks
that He could easily do without their help.

"Praise the Lord, you his angels, you mighty ones
who do his bidding, who obey his word."
Psalm 103:20 NIV

Monday, November 22, 2010

angels & motorcycles

After my first ride on our new motorcycle, I realized,
I really like angels!

"For he will command his angels concerning you
to guard you in all your ways;
they will lift you up in their hands,
so that you will not strike your foot against a stone."
Psalm 91:11-12 NIV

Sunday, November 21, 2010


Honor God with your enjoyment
of all that He has given you.

"So I commend the enjoyment of life,
because nothing is better for a man under the sun
than to eat and drink and be glad.
Then joy will accompany him in his work
all the days of the life
God has given him under the sun."
Ecclesiastes 8:15 NIV

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

We love because God does.

"So God created man in his own image,
in the image of God he created him;
male and female he created them."
Genesis 1:27 NIV

Tuesday, November 16, 2010


"Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved,
a workman who does not need to be ashamed
and who correctly handles the word of truth."
2 Timothy 2:15 NIV

Saturday, November 13, 2010

Get up and get God.

"Very early in the morning,
while it was still dark,
Jesus got up, left the house
and went off to a solitary place,
where he prayed."
Mark 1:35 NIV

Friday, November 12, 2010

Never underestimate the legacy of a life well lived.

"I have been reminded of your sincere faith,
which first lived in your grandmother Lois
and in your mother Eunice and, I am persuaded,
now lives in you also. For this reason I remind you
to fan into flame the gift of God, which is in you."
2 Timothy 1:5-6 NIV

Our destiny?
It's good, really good.

"For God has not destined us for wrath,
but to obtain salvation through our Lord Jesus Christ,
who died for us so that whether we are awake or asleep
we might live with him."
1 Thessalonians 5:9-10 ESV