Memorize Monday: Ephesians 4:17-32

Ephesians is one of scripture"s greatest reflections on what it means to be a Christian.  Read through and meditate on Ephesians 4:17-32.  After spending some time reflecting on the passage write it down or print it and begin to work on memorizing it, returning to the passage throughout the day. … [Read more...]

Memorize Monday: Love Justice

In this political season it is easy to lose sight of our essential call within society.  Micah 6:8 is a simple reminder of that call and is easy to memorize.  Don't let its simplicity fool you though--this is a rich passage that can bear much fruit upon meditation.  Savor this word:Micah 6:8He has shown you, O mortal, what is good. And what does the Lord require of you? To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God. … [Read more...]

Memorize Monday: 1 John 4:7-21

Part of the purpose of spiritual disciplines is to make right actions automatic.  When we are faced with someone who we can respond to with love or hate, we should not have to decide, we should be so formed that love is our default.  Spiritual disciplines are a way of returning our lives to the "factory settings" of God's Kingdom.Reading and meditating on scripture is a particularly power way to achieve such a reset.  Today read, reread, and work on memorizing 1 John 4:7-21.  Carry the verse … [Read more...]


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