Today I will attempt to comprehend what it means to have the Holy Spirit within me and round about...Read More
Category: Today I Will
Today I will “trade my will, self, and desires for your rest, sufficiency, and fellowship.” I will trade the vexing problems of today, the longterm worries of tomorrow, and the unknown of eternity for your immediate, constant, and limitless love, companionship, and friendship.Read More
Today I will maintain my faith through the inevitable confusions of life. By faith I will be led through the confusion and learn of God’s purpose.
The confusion often lies in the nature, timing, and extent of God’s response to our questions, fears, and uncertainties.Read More
Today I will seek my purpose; I will seek holiness (set apart for God) at all costs.
“Continually restate to yourself what the purpose of your life is. The destined end of man is not happiness, nor health, but holiness.” (Oswald Chambers) At all costs a man must be rightly related to God.Read More
Today I will ponder why the disciple asked Jesus to teach the disciples to pray. As a Jew, the disciple was brought up in a praying community; prayer was part of the fabric of Jewish life. So, what did they lack and what were they desiring? They desired Jesus: His power, wisdom and joy in life.Read More
Today I will work on deepening my friendship with Christ. Friendship means a common will and shared purpose. We move from master-servant, parent-child, to oneness through knowing the mind of God. And friendship is two-sided; the love and sacrifice offered to us must be reciprocated. I pray for the will and commitment to be Christ’s friend.Read More
Today I will examine all my possessions that make me believe I am rich, including but beyond money; which of these would make me sorrowful to surrender, to place above my love of God? Comfort, reputation, security, possessions, service,Read More
Today I will check my “spiritual grit” (Oswald Chambers). Am I allowing the Holy Spirit to discipline, correct, and instruct me? Do I resent His rebukes and intrusions? Do I fail to heed His faint voice? Have I stopped growing into God’s plan for me? Do I desire sanctification at all costs? Or am I a quitter?Read More