Archive for March, 2007

The Bunny or Jesus?

Tuesday, March 27th, 2007

Everyone loves a good story – especially children. It’s delightful when they huddle close to you and beg you to tell them the best one you know.

This Easter, tell your children or grandchildren the greatest story of all … the story of our Savior, Jesus Christ.

Watch their eyes light up when you tell them how much they are loved. Let them know that Christ gave everything He had so that they could have everlasting life! (more…)

Mobile Messaging

Tuesday, March 27th, 2007

Teach us to make the most of our time, so that we may grow in wisdom (Psalm 90:12)

Rick was with his family out at the lake, taking some well-deserved vacation time. They were getting ready to go fishing. As Rick walked along the dock toward the boat with his arms full of gear, he stumbled on a loose board. Flailing about to avoid falling in the water, he lost his cell phone in the lake. A half-hour later, he called off the search and resumed the day’s plans. (more…)

Back-to-School Night

Monday, March 26th, 2007

I prayed to the Lord, and he answered me. …Oh, the joys of those who trust in him! Psalm 34:4,8 I stood waiting to introduce myself to my son’s second-grade teacher. Finally it was my turn.

“Hello, I’m Ryan’s dad.”

“Hello, I’m Mrs. Dubay.”

“So, how’s Ryan doing in your class?” (more…)

It’s About Time

Monday, March 26th, 2007

One Sunday when my family was eating lunch, I said to the kids, “I’m going to give each of you a gift today.” Their eyes lit up with eager, inquisitive expressions. “I’ll give each of you 30 minutes. I’ll do whatever you want to do during that time.” Their squeal of delight was as energetic as if I’d presented an attractively wrapped gift. (more…)

He’s My Worst Enemy!

Friday, March 23rd, 2007

But God showed his great love for us by sending Christ to die for us while we were still sinners (Romans 5:8)

During the Revolutionary War, Daily Bread relates, preacher Peter Miller lived near a fellow who hated him intensely and ridiculed his followers. One day the unbeliever was found guilty of treason and sentenced to death. Hearing about this, Peter Miller set out on foot to intercede for the man’s life before George Washington. The general listened to the minister’s plea, but told him he didn’t feel he should pardon his friend. (more…)