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November 29

2 Peter 3 When people follow their own desires and drift from God’s truth they will not see the consequences coming. Our God is patient. God desires that everyone would turn away from sinful selfishness. God desires that people would receive His own loving forgiveness...

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November 28

2 Peter 2 Peter points to the history of false teachers who seek influence among people who worship God. Such false teachers are persuasive as they put a twist on God’s truth. In the end, they are often known for a me-first sexual ethic and greed. People who identify...

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November 27

2 Peter 1 People who identify as Jesus followers are invited by Peter to grow in their understanding of our God. Let us recognize all that God has already provided for us. In the Scripture, let us discover the promises God has made to us. Let us respond to these...

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November 26

1 Peter 5 A local church is a group of people who are focused on following Jesus and organized for this purpose. “Elders” serve such a group by providing oversight. The motive of an elder must be to serve God, with humility, as they care for people and lead by...

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November 25

1 Peter 4 Receiving loving forgiveness and new spiritual life through Jesus Christ should motivate us to become followers of Jesus. This includes putting on the same attitude Jesus displayed. Peter saw this with his own eyes. Jesus was in pursuit of Father God’s will....

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November 24

1 Peter 3 Peter is following the leading of the Holy Spirit, as he writes. Here we read about a Christian value system of loving respect in marriage relationships of equal partnership. Here and in Ephesians 5:21, we read that Peter and Paul were teaching with...

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November 23

1 Peter 2:4-25 Jesus is the point of reference from which we build our lives and by which we evaluate our health. Jesus Christ is the starting point of our faith, our model example, and the One who sets things in motion for us. As followers of Jesus, we are brought...

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November 22

1 Peter 1; 2:1-3 We are able to receive the salvation of our eternal spiritual souls because of the benevolence of God. The supernatural power of God was seen by eyewitnesses in the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead. Just like Paul, Peter is writing about...

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November 21

James 5 We expect the triumphant return of Jesus to this world. A desire for this will help our daily life. It motivates us to live with a healthy respect for God and other people. God is aware of those who harm others while pursuing their own financial gain. Our God...

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November 20

James 4 We should love God more than we love pleasure. The humility that comes from this brings peace and freedom. Let us abandon a me-first lifestyle. This will take us away from jealous arguments, gossip, and self-righteous judgment of others. We draw strength from...

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