To God Be the Glory

Megan Nollet

Read: 1 Corinthians 3:6-9 So neither the one who plants nor the one who waters is anything, but only God, who makes things grow. (v. 7 NIV) Around the world today, there are 4.7 billion people who have never met Jesus. As Christians, it is both our joy and our responsibility to introduce others to Christ. Each time we share God’s love, we are planting seeds of the gospel. But planting seeds can become discouraging. We want to see the …

The Reason for Hope

Megan Nollet

Read: 1 Peter 3:13-22 Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have. (v. 15 NIV) Some news is just too good to keep to ourselves. With beaming faces, we tell complete strangers why we are happy: a new baby, a promotion, a clean bill of health after a long bout with disease. Our belief in Christ ought to be like that, too. Christians should radiate a …

Hope for the Day

Megan Nollet

Read: Lamentations 3:21-26 The steadfast love of the LORD never ceases; his mercies never come to an end; they are new every morning; great is your faithfulness. (vv. 22-23) Agnesa, a young mother living in Albania, received her first Bible from her sister. Agnesa belongs to a Muslim family, yet over the past year she had sensed a change in her sister. Her sister seemed more joyful. More peaceful. Now she was telling Agnesa that these changes were because of …

Hope = Life

Megan Nollet

Read: 1 Peter 1:3-9 He has given us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead. (v. 3 NIV) Life runs on hope. Hope looks ahead with expectation. Hope can overcome fear. The Bible says in Hebrews 6:19 that “we have this hope as an anchor for the soul, firm and secure” (NIV). The hope spoken of in Hebrews is the Christian assurance of salvation, made possible by the life, death, and resurrection …

Heart Languages

Megan Nollet

Read: Acts 2:1-8 All of them were filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak in other tongues as the Spirit enabled them. (v. 4 NIV) On the day of Pentecost, the Holy Spirit performed a miracle through the followers of Jesus. Though the disciples had presumably never taken a foreign language class, they were suddenly able to speak fluently in the native languages of each person gathered. Jewish people staying in Jerusalem from every nation heard God’s wonders …

To God Be the Glory

Megan Nollet

Read: 1 Corinthians 3:6-9 So neither the one who plants nor the one who waters is anything, but only God, who makes things grow. (v. 7 NIV) Around the world today, there are 4.7 billion people who have never met Jesus. As Christians, it is both our joy and our responsibility to introduce others to Christ. Each time we share God’s love, we are planting seeds of the gospel. But planting seeds can become discouraging. We want to see the …