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Day 221 – Walking with Wise Men

Day 221 – Walking with Wise Men

Thoughts and reflection Today we read in proverbs that those who walk with wise men become wise and those who have companions of fools will suffer harm. We will become wise when we associate with wise people and holy when we are around holy people. If we surround...

Day 220 – Prophecy Fulfilled

Day 220 – Prophecy Fulfilled

Thoughts and reflection Today we learn about the Sabbath. It falls on the seventh day of the week -- Saturday. It was given to us from the Lord so we may establish a relationship and give us time to worship and dedicate time to him. The two primary tasks are worship...

Day 219 – Separation from God

Day 219 – Separation from God

Thoughts and Reflection Today we read some practical advice on increasing our wealth and wisdom every day in Proverbs. We also read about the hope that the light from the Lord will shine if we repent and turn back to him. In Ezekiel, there is a lamentation from a...

Day 218 – Each Will Be Judged

Day 218 – Each Will Be Judged

Thoughts and Reflection Today we continue the discussion of idolatry is represented as adultery. There are times when we are broken and turn away from God who loves us to pursue created things. In Isaiah, the image of adultery is used to condemn idolatry. The people...

Day 217 – The Everlasting Covenant

Day 217 – The Everlasting Covenant

Thoughts and Reflection Today we read about God's promise that everyone -- including strangers -- are brought into his covenant. He invites everyone who worships, loves him and keeps the Sabbath. If we let our view of the world be shaped by the Word of God, then we...

Day 216 – The Suffering Servant

Day 216 – The Suffering Servant

Thoughts and Reflection Today we read that Isaiah brings us back to the Suffering Servant. "He was despised and rejected by men; a man of sorrows and acquainted with grief." Jesus will embody these words six hundred years later. Mercy and comfort are offered. We...

Day 215 – False Prophets

Day 215 – False Prophets

Thoughts and Reflection Today we read in Isaiah that judgment and destruction are coming but so is grace. There will be exile and a return from exile. There will be a future redeemer. The whole world will witness the humiliation and redemption of the Messiah. This...

Summer Texas Grilled Shrimp

Summer Texas Grilled Shrimp

Looking to make a quick side dish or appetizer for a party? Texas grilled shrimp is easy and vibrant. Serve alone or over a bed of rice. Choose your favorite BBQ sauce to make it as sweet or spicy as you'd like. Texas Shrimp Grilled and spicy shrimp BBQ Grill 1 tbsp...

Day 214 – The Hidden Glory of God

Day 214 – The Hidden Glory of God

Thoughts and Reflection Today we hear about the mission of a servant. Isaiah is referring to both the people of God and the coming Messiah. Israel will not be forgotten by the Lord. Even if a mother could forsake her child, God will not forget them. God has carved the...