Day 821 – Humble Work

Assign to each man his work and what he is to carry. -Numbers 4:19While attending Bible college, my friend Charlie and I worked for a furniture store. We often made deliveries accompanied by… Continue reading

Day 820 – Praise The Lord

Praise him with timbrel and dancing, praise him with the strings and pipe. -Psalm 150:4After Ghana’s Asamoah Gyan scored a goal against Germany in the 2014 World Cup, he and his teammates did… Continue reading

Day 819 – Shared the lifeline

Christ’s love compels us, because we are convinced that one died for all, and therefore all died. -2 Corinthians 5:14Macarena Valdes’s skill in mapping underground mines made a real difference in the rescue… Continue reading

Day 818 – Being Grateful

In him we have . . . the forgiveness of sins, in accordance with the riches of God’s grace. -Ephesians 1:7When a police officer stopped a woman because her young daughter was riding… Continue reading

Day 817 – Give your all

Ascribe to the Lord the glory due his name; bring an offering and come into his courts. -Psalm 96:8Every year our local botanical garden hosts a celebration of Christmas around the world. My… Continue reading

Day 816 – Serve The Lord

If anyone serves, they should do so with the strength God provides, so that in all things God may be praised through Jesus Christ. -1 Peter 4:11Madaleno is a bricklayer. From Monday to… Continue reading

Day 815 – Obstacle

Do not fret because of those who are evil. -Psalm 37:1Trying to stay aware of current events has its downside because bad news sells better than good news. It’s easy to become overly… Continue reading

Day 814 – Love my enemy

Do not gloat when your enemy falls. -Proverbs 24:17The Akan people of Ghana have a proverb: “The lizard is not as mad with the boys who threw stones at it as with the… Continue reading

Day 813 – God loves

“On the day when I act,” says the Lord Almighty, “they will be my treasured possession.” -Malachi 3:17Early 20th-century residents of Fort Bragg, California, disposed of their trash by throwing it over a… Continue reading

Day 812 – In Jesus name

You are to give him the name Jesus. -Matthew 1:21According to a New York Times article, children in many African countries are often named after a famous visitor, special event, or circumstance that… Continue reading