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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.

Friday, July 29, 2011

what did you expect

Pray for what you want,
but expect something totally different
and far better.

"For we do not know what to pray for as we ought,
but the Spirit himself intercedes for us
with groanings too deep for words."
Romans 8:26 ESV

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

know Him

Every frightening situation
gives us the opportunity to know
the One who calms all fears.

"For I, the Lord your God,
hold your right hand;
it is I who say to you, "Fear not,
I am the one who helps you."
Isaiah 41:13 ESV

Sunday, July 24, 2011


If you are going to go, go boldly.

"For God gave us a spirit not of fear
but of power and love and self-control."
2 Timothy 1:7 ESV

Tuesday, July 19, 2011


Only careless soldiers let the weaker one win.

"The spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak."
Mark 14:38b ESV

Monday, July 18, 2011


The praise of men will not help us
become more like Christ--
and may have the exact opposite effect.

"He was despised and rejected by men;
a man of sorrows, and acquainted with grief;
and as one from whom men hide their faces
he was despised, and we esteemed him not."
Isaiah 53:3 ESV

Friday, July 15, 2011


Lord Jesus, forgive me for so often
looking in the mirror and longing for beauty--
wishing I had what You did not have nor desire.

"He had no form or majesty that we
should look at Him,
and no beauty that we should desire Him."
Isaiah 53:2b

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

made by God

May our delight always be
in the One who created
the things we enjoy.

"And God saw everything that He had made,
and behold, it was very good.
And there was evening
and there was morning,
the sixth day."
Genesis 1:31 ESV

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

we the people

May we become a people
who honor God's name.

"O Lord, our Lord,
how majestic is your name
in all the earth!"
Psalm 8:9 ESV

Thursday, July 7, 2011


Wherever you are, God is.

Then Jacob awoke from his sleep and said,
"Surely the Lord is in this place,
and I did not know it."
Genesis 28:16 ESV

Tuesday, July 5, 2011

good hands

Are you in good hands?

"My sheep listen to my voice;
I know them, and they follow me.
I give them eternal life,
and they shall never perish;
no one can snatch them out of my hand."
John 10:28 NIV

Sunday, July 3, 2011

what if

What if you live to be 105?

"Remember your Creator
in the days of your youth.
This is the day the Lord has made;
let us rejoice and be glad in it."
Ecclesiastes 12:1, Psalm 118:24 NIV