INSPIRE: Our Blog for Daily Living

January 7, 2019

I haven't yet decided on a set schedule for scripture reading this year. I will be reading some in the Psalms, Proverbs for sure. I will post some thoughts that I have during my reading. For ... [Continue Reading]

December 31, 2018

2 Chronicles 36:22–23 (NLT) — 22 In the first year of King Cyrus of Persia, the Lord fulfilled the prophecy he had given through Jeremiah. He stirred the heart of Cyrus to put this proclamation in ... [Continue Reading]

December 30, 2018

John 20:2 (NLT) — 2 She ran and found Simon Peter and the other disciple, the one whom Jesus loved. She said, “They have taken the Lord’s body out of the tomb, and we don’t know where they have put ... [Continue Reading]

December 28, 2018

John 18:40 (NLT) — 40 But they shouted back, “No! Not this man. We want Barabbas!” (Barabbas was a revolutionary.) I would like to point out a couple of things in this verse. First this is a ... [Continue Reading]

December 27, 2018

2 Chronicles 32:1 (NLT) — 1 After Hezekiah had faithfully carried out this work, King Sennacherib of Assyria invaded Judah. He laid siege to the fortified towns, giving orders for his army to break ... [Continue Reading]

December 26, 2018

Today we read in Zechariah > Zechariah 13:7 (NLT) — 7 “Awake, O sword, against my shepherd, the man who is my partner,” says the Lord of Heaven’s Armies. “Strike down the shepherd, and the sheep ... [Continue Reading]

December 25, 2018

Most of you are probably familiar with sibling rivalry. One is angry at the other because they took the toy they were playing with, or wore the dress, or colored on the others picture, or wouldn't ... [Continue Reading]

December 24, 2018

"Your hired". "Your fired". "I'm sorry but we did all we could". "Will you marry me?" "Yes". "It's a boy"! "The tests came back and the tumor is malignant". "You just won the lottery"! "The hurricane ... [Continue Reading]

December 21, 2018

I don't like to be delayed. I was running a little late one day for a meeting and wouldn't you know it but a train decided to come through Fergus Falls just before I got to the train tracks. I was ... [Continue Reading]

December 20, 2018

John 10:41 (NLT) — 41 And many followed him. “John didn’t perform miraculous signs,” they remarked to one another, “but everything he said about this man has come true.” Not only did everything ... [Continue Reading]