Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Common Man

Thank God for every so-called "Common" person who has had an influence on you. (Steve Case, Everything Counts, 21 August) 31 August 2011

Tuesday, August 30, 2011


May the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be pleasing in your sight, O Lord, my Rock and my Redeemer. (Psalm 19:14, Helen Steiner Rice, From The Heart, 7 August)

Monday, August 29, 2011


Pray without questions.
Pray with certainty.
(Steve Case, Everything Counts, 20 August)

Saturday, August 27, 2011

The Whole Of Life

We will never learn to live effectively until we understand that the whole of life is spiritual, not just parts of it. (Selwyn Hughes, Every Day Light, Day 217)

Lord watch over the health care professionals who are caring for the heart of our friend this weekend. Give her the strength to tolerate the procedures and grant her a speedy recovery.
27 Augus 2011

Friday, August 26, 2011

Fiery Darts

Use the shield of faith to quench those fiery darts [of Satan] and "never negotiate with Satan." (Warren W. Wiersbe, Chapter-By-Chapter Bible Commentary, p. 473) 26 August 2011

Thursday, August 25, 2011

On Being Rich

And Jesus said to his disciples: "As you see, it is in no wise possible to be rich and to fulfill the Father's will." (Leo Tolstoy, The Gospel In Brief, p. 121) 25 August 2011

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Jesus Is The Way

Jesus is "the way."
So let us be on it.
(Steve Case, Everything Counts, 27 June)
24 August 2011

Tuesday, August 23, 2011


Always connected.
Always aware.
Always praying.
(Steve Case, Every Thing Counts, 7 August)
23 August 2011

Monday, August 22, 2011

Walk Through My House

Heavenly Father, walk through my house, and take away all my worries and any illnesses, depression & sadness, and please watch over and heal my family and friends. Bring quiet where there is chaos, bring light where there is darkness and put love in our hearts. In Jesus' name, Amen.

Borrowed from Facebook friend - Marilyn Mozena Mannarino
22 August 2011

Little Things

Thank You, God, for little things that often come our way - the things we take for granted but don't mention when we pray. (Helen Steiner Rice, From The Heart, 6 August) 22 August 2011

Sunday, August 21, 2011

Objecting and Disagreeing

Help me to object without being objectionable and to disagree without being disagreeable. (Selwyn Hughes, Every Day Light, Day 176) 21 August 2011

Saturday, August 20, 2011

What An Elder Must Not Be

[What An Elder Must Not Be]

He must not be obstinately self-willed;
He must not be given to drunken and outrageous conduct;
He must not be a man ready to come to blows;
He must not be a seeker of gain in disgraceful ways.
(Titus 1:7, William Barclay, The Letter to Titus, p. 269)
20 August 2011

Friday, August 19, 2011


Do not withhold good from those to whom it is due, when it is in your power to do it. (Proverbs 3:27 (NAS) - Daily Guideposts - 2009, 14 July)
19 August 2011

Thursday, August 18, 2011

Direct My Footsteps

Direct my footsteps according to your word; let no sin rule over me. (Psalm 119:113, in From The Heart by Helen Steiner Rice, 31 July) 18 August 2011

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

The Devil"s Delights

One of the things the devil delights to do is to persuade us that the trial we are going through is unique. (Selwyn Hughes, Every Day Light, Day 212)
17 August 2011

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Pray Together

Pray with someone else today. Call a friend. Grab a family member and pray together. Ask that the link bonding the two of you will be strengthened and ask God how to make it ... [stronger]. (Steve Case, Everything Counts, 12 July) 16 August 2011

Monday, August 15, 2011

Spiritual Health

We cannot drop out of human involvement without endangering our spiritual health. (One Day At A Time In Al-Anon, 13 July) 15 August 2011

Sunday, August 14, 2011

William Barclay Quotes

For a number of years I have been collecting copies of The Daily Study Bible Series. This seventeen volume set discussing the books of the New Testament was written by William Barclay. I'm currently reading, The Letter to the Hebrews.

Here are some quotes by William Barclay.


Today pray for peace - within you, your neighbor, your community, your world. (Helen Steiner Rice, From The Heart, 29 June) 14 August 2011

Saturday, August 13, 2011

A Long Look

[Lord,] I woke up this morning and took a long look at my life. What have I gotten myself into? (Casey and Vanceburg, The Promise Of A New Day, 15 June) 13 August 2011

Friday, August 12, 2011

Spiritual Discernment

People who lack spiritual direction will lack spiritual discernment and believe anything. (Warren W. Wiersbe, Chapter-By-Chapter Bible Commentary, p. 513)

Thursday, August 11, 2011

Day By Dav

O most merciful redeemer, friend, and brother, may we know Thee more clearly, love Thee more dearly, and follow Thee more nearly day by day. (Richard of Chichester) 11 August 2011

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

I Am A Veteran

I am a veteran, and have earned my discharge, and must leave the fighting to younger men. (Erasmus in The Letters To Timothy by William Barclay, p. 239)

Tuesday, August 9, 2011


If any one imagines that he knows something, he does not yet know as he ought to know. (1 Corinthians 8:2 (RSV) in Daily Guideposts - 2009, 3 January)
9 August 2011

Monday, August 8, 2011


There are many things the knowledge of which is of little or no profit to the soul. (Thomas a' Kempis in One Day At A Time In Al-Anon, 20 July) 8 August 2011

Sunday, August 7, 2011

Jesus Is The Way

Jesus is "the way."
So let us be on it.
(Steve Case, Everything Counts, 27 June)
7 August 2011

Saturday, August 6, 2011


If you would know what the Lord God thinks of money you have only to look at those he gives it to. (Maurice Baring quoted in Writers at Work) 6 August 2011

Friday, August 5, 2011

Final Decisions

Men may think they control the economy and what they do with their profits, but God makes the final decisions. (Warren W. Wiersbe, Chapter-By-Chapter Bible Commentary, p. 466)

Thursday, August 4, 2011

That's Impossible!

I am praying for wonderful, impossible things to happen in my life and the lives of others. (Sharon Foster in Daily Guideposts - 2009, 18 July) 3 August 2011

Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Hear My Prayer

Let me serve You every day and feel You near me when I pray ... hear my prayer dear God above, and make me worthy of Your love. (Helen Steiner Rice, From The Heart, 19 July)
3 August 2011

Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Bend In The Road

Often we stand at life's crossroads and view what we think is the end, but God has a much bigger vision and He tells us it's only a bend. ("A Bend In The Road," Helen Steiner Rice, From The Heart, 10 July) 2 August 2011

Monday, August 1, 2011

Foreign Voices

If God's people will not listen to His voice from the Word, they may have to listen to foreign voices that speak no peace and show no love. (Warren W. Wiersbe, Chapter-By-Chapter Bible Commentary, p. 468)