BIBLE STORY: Josiah’s cleansing of Judah. (2 Kings 22 & 23) BIBLE VERSE: “Pursue righteousness and a godly life, along with faith, love, perseverance, and gentleness.” 1 Timothy 6:11b (NLT) Why does a marathoner keep running? Why do some elite athletes have
BIBLE STORY: Man of God from Judah. (1 Kings 13) BIBLE VERSE: “Honesty guides good people; dishonesty destroys treacherous people.” Proverbs 11:3 (NLT) Think about a used car salesman. Now think about a mechanic. Now think about a lawyer. Are you thinking
BIBLE STORY: King Uzziah enters the Temple. (2nd Chronicles 26) BIBLE VERSE: “But those who exalt themselves will be humbled, and those who humble themselves will be exalted.” Matthew 23:12 (NLT) Pride is unique in that it attacks us at the best
BIBLE STORY: Repentance and Salvation. (Luke 23:32 - 24:49) BIBLE VERSE: “There is forgiveness of sins for all who repent.” Luke 24:47b (NLT) Being physically lost and being spiritually lost have many similarities. One of them is, that when we realize that
BIBLE STORY: The fiery furnace. (Daniel 3) BIBLE VERSE: “Even children are known by the way they act, whether their conduct is pure, and whether it is right.” Proverbs 20:11 (NLT) It can happen to a vital part of your car’s engine.
BIBLE STORY: Hannah and Samuel. (1 Samuel 1) BIBLE VERSE: “The Lord has heard my plea; the Lord will answer my prayer.” Psalm 6:9 (NLT) Sometimes it seems that gardens, and even yards, just attract rocks. If you have ever kept a
BIBLE STORY: Instances from David’s life. (1 Samuel 17, 1 Samuel 26, 2 Samuel 6:14-23) BIBLE VERSE: “So you must live as God’s obedient children. Don’t slip back into your old ways of living to satisfy your own desires. You didn’t