Monthly Archives: January 2013

SMS 66: Genesis 45:5

And now, do not be distressed and do not be angry with yourselves for selling me here, because it was to save lives that God sent me ahead of you. When good things happen, we take glory in them as … Continue reading

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SMS 65: Isaiah 22:10-11

You took an inventory of the houses in Jerusalem and tore down some to get bricks to fortify the city wall. You built a large cistern to ensure plenty of water. You looked and looked and looked, but you never … Continue reading

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SMS 64: Mark 4:39-40

Awake now, he told the wind to pipe down and said to the sea, “Quiet! Settle down!” The wind ran out of breath; the sea became smooth as glass. Jesus reprimanded the disciples: “Why are you such cowards? Don’t you … Continue reading

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SMS 63: Isaiah 8:13

The Lord Almighty is the one you are to regard as holy, he is the one you are to fear, he is the one you are to dread. Sometimes, we fear a lot of stuff: superstition, saints, our parents, relatives’ … Continue reading

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SMS 62: Romans 14:18

“Your task is to single-mindedly serve Christ. Do that and you’ll kill two birds with one stone: pleasing the God above you and proving your worth to the people around you.” (The Message) Petty quarrels have no place in God’s … Continue reading

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