Category: Bitter Disappointments

12 August: Describing Indescribable Grief

There are only a few things in life that are truly indescribable. But today’s chapter comes from a book that depicts, with graphic creativity, grievous loss amid profound confusion while describing indescribable grief… READ LAMENTATIONS 3  Make notes, if you’d like,

26 August: Justice for Victims

With so much in the media today to complain about, it’s little wonder that any kind of benevolent deity would seem detached, unconcerned, and slow to provide justice for victims… READ NAHUM 1  Make notes, if you’d like, of what

03 July: Roses Without Thorns

There’s a common misconception that when you commit to following the Creator God, everything will work well for you. Today’s chapter shows that reality can be just the opposite… READ EZRA 4  Make notes, if you’d like, of what stands

15 May: A Recipe for Bitterness

In the continuation of the world’s longest running drama, the camera pans to a family who’ve discovered, first-hand, a recipe for bitterness… READ RUTH 1   Make notes, if you’d like, of what stands out for you. Feel free to use

29 May: What’s In Your Heart?

If you don’t think anyone’s watching you, today’s chapter shows how nothing escapes the notice of our Creator who knows even what’s in our heart and mind… READ 2 SAMUEL 7   Make notes, if you’d like, of what stands out

25 April: Joy Follows Grief

Today’s chapter uses a mother’s pain in childbirth to show how pain is easily forgotten in the great joy experienced at the birth of new life… READ JOHN 16  Make notes, if you’d like, of what stands out for you. Feel

07 February: Misguided Dedication

After saving a nation from a nation, the rubber hit the road with the first constitutional demand: the dedication of their first born sons… READ EXODUS 13  Make notes, if you’d like, of what stands out for you. Feel free

25 January: God Works In Mysterious Ways

Because we often want things that aren’t particularly good for us, today’s chapter exposes the fallacy of common assumptions that relate to the idea of “blessing”… READ GENESIS 50  Make notes, if you’d like, of what stands out for you.

20 January: The Great Tribulation

At a time when peace and prosperity seems to fill the expectations of most people (particularly in the West), today’s chapter shows how trusting in the Creator God, isn’t a formula for a perfect life… READ GENESIS 40  Make notes,

04 December: The spirit of Conflict

If you’re wondering why prayer doesn’t work, this chapter may hold the reason… READ JAMES 4  Make notes, if you’d like, of what stands out for you. Feel free to use the “Leave a Comment” box below to also write