Survey Your World

Day 14 Survey Your World Claude V. King and P. Douglas Small God’s Word for Today Read John 1:35-51 Thoughts for Today The disciple-band that followed Jesus was not comprised of all friends or acquaintances. Andrew heard about Jesus from John, the Baptist. And he brought his brother Simon Peter. Jesus found Philip, and then…

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The Power of Love

Day 13 The Power of Love Claude V. King God’s Word for Today Read John 13:34-35 and John 15:9-17 Thoughts for Today The world will know we are followers of Jesus Christ by the love we demonstrate toward one another. This past summer I saw this reality during a trip to Sierra Leone (West Africa).…

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Surrendered Lives

Day 11 Surrendered Lives Claude V. King God’s Word for Today Read Romans 12:1-2 and 1 John 3:16 Thoughts for Today Paul explained that God’s mercy for us deserves the surrender of our lives and bodies to Christ as living sacrifices. Then John wrote that because of Christ’s love for us, we ought to lay…

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Restitution

Day 9 Restitution P. Douglas Small God’s Word for Today Read Matthew 5:23-24 and Mark 11:25 Thoughts for Today Years ago, the town in which I live, Kannapolis, had one of the largest cotton mills in the world – tens of thousands were employed by Mr. Cannon. When pay-day came, unregenerate men would gather at…

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Be Filled with the Spirit

Day 8 Be Filled with the Spirit P. Douglas Small God’s Word for Today Read Luke 24:45-49, Acts 1:4-8, and Ephesians 5:18 Thoughts for Today It was never man who was to continue the work Christ started – it was ‘the Ghost.’ The Holy Spirit, already at work in the earth, clearly evident on the…

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What is the Evidence?

Day 7 What Is the Evidence? P. Douglas Small God’s Word for Today Read 2 Corinthians 13:5, 2 Corinthians 5:17, Galatians 5:19-25 Thoughts for Today Apologetics is that branch of theology that fashions a defense of the faith before the unbelieving. It is technical and judicial, a specialized discipline. And yet, the average Christian, applying…

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Confession

Day 6 Confession P. Douglas Small God’s Word for Today Read 1 John 1:9 Thoughts for Today It is so easy for Christians to develop an ‘I’m in – he’s out’ philosophy. It is a version of them-us. We the holy and saved; they the unyielding world. Salvation for us is ‘in the bag!’ No…

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Revival and Harvest in Wales

Day 5 Revival and Harvest in Wales Claude V. King God’s Word for Today Read Isaiah 40:1-5 Thoughts for Today Religious and church life had reached a low point in Wales in 1904. Church attendance was low and apathy and sinful behavior were high. Many were praying for revival. A young man, Evan Roberts, had…

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