Morning Routine

God is at Work | Morning Routine for October 27

When Jesus saw him lying there and knew that he had already been there a long time, he said to him, “Do you want to be…

Confidence in God | Morning Routine for October 26

Now when they saw the boldness of Peter and John, and perceived that they were uneducated, common men, they were astonished. And they recognized that…

Honest Dealings | Morning Routine for October 25

Hear this, you who trample on the needy and bring the poor of the land to an end, saying, “When will the new moon be…

Pursue the will of God | Morning Routine for October 22

Then he went home, and the crowd gathered again, so that they could not even eat. And when his family heard it, they went out…

Sins Like Scarlet, White as Snow | Morning Routine for October 21

“Come now, let us reason together, says the Lord: though your sins are like scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they are…

Every Spiritual Blessing | Morning Routine for October 20

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in Christ with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places,…

Who Influences You? | Morning Routine for October 19

Blessed is the man who walks not in the counsel of the wicked, nor stands in the way of sinners, nor sits in the seat…

Choose the Good Portion | Morning Routine for October 18

But Martha was distracted with much serving. And she went up to him and said, “Lord, do you not care that my sister has left…

Walk after the Lord | Morning Routine for October 15

And the king stood in his place and made a covenant before the Lord, to walk after the Lord and to keep his commandments and…

Born Again | Morning Routine for October 14

Jesus answered him, “Truly, truly, I say to you, unless one is born again he cannot see the kingdom of God.” Nicodemus said to him,…

Strength in Humility | Morning Routine for October 13

But you, O Bethlehem Ephrathah, who are too little to be among the clans of Judah, from you shall come forth for me one who…

Faith Without Works is Dead | Morning Routine for October 12

So also faith by itself, if it does not have works, is dead. But someone will say, “You have faith and I have works.” Show…

“You Are the Man!” | Morning Routine for October 11

Then David’s anger was greatly kindled against the man, and he said to Nathan, “As the Lord lives, the man who has done this deserves…

Who Do You Say Jesus Is? | Morning Routine for October 8

Now when Jesus came into the district of Caesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples, “Who do people say that the Son of Man is?” And…

He Cares for You | Morning Routine for October 7

Humble yourselves, therefore, under the mighty hand of God so that at the proper time he may exalt you, casting all your anxieties on him,…

Search Me and Know Me | Morning Routine for October 6

O Lord, you have searched me and known me! … Search me, O God, and know my heart!  Try me and know my thoughts! And see…

Resurrection and Life | Morning Routine for October 5

Martha said to Jesus, “Lord, if you had been here, my brother would not have died. But even now I know that whatever you ask…

God Blesses the Humble | Morning Routine for October 4

And all the acts of his power and might, and the full account of the high honor of Mordecai, to which the king advanced him,…

Mixed Results | Morning Routine for October 1

When they had appointed a day for [Paul], they came to him at his lodging in greater numbers. From morning till evening he expounded to…

Finding True Happiness | Morning Routine for September 30

Judah and Israel were as many as the sand by the sea. They ate and drank and were happy. Solomon ruled over all the kingdoms…

The Love of God in Christ Jesus | Morning Routine for September 29

For I am sure that neither death nor life, nor angels nor rulers, nor things present nor things to come, nor powers, nor height nor…

When Silence is Golden | Morning Routine for September 28

Now when Job’s three friends heard of all this evil that had come upon him, they came each from his own place, Eliphaz the Temanite,…

Laborers into His Harvest | Morning Routine for September 27

When he saw the crowds, he had compassion for them, because they were harassed and helpless, like sheep without a shepherd. Then he said to…

The Will to Work | Morning Routine for September 24

Then Haggai, the messenger of the Lord, spoke to the people with the Lord’s message, “I am with you, declares the Lord.” And the Lord…

To whom shall we go? | Morning Routine for September 23

After this many of his disciples turned back and no longer walked with him. So Jesus said to the twelve, “Do you want to go away…

Regular Maintenance. | Morning Routine for September 20

Through sloth the roof sinks in, and through indolence the house leaks. —Ecclesiastes 10:18 (ESV) This simple proverb from Ecclesiastes pictures the deterioration of a…

Jesus Only | Morning Routine for September 19

And Peter said to Jesus, “Rabbi, it is good that we are here. Let us make three tents, one for you and one for Moses…

Living by the Fear of God, Not Man | Morning Routine for September 18

“When you serve as midwife to the Hebrew women and see them on the birthstool, if it is a son, you shall kill him, but…

Seek the Good of Others, God’s Glory | Morning Routine for September 17

“All things are lawful,” but not all things are helpful. “All things are lawful,” but not all things build up. Let no one seek his…

Jesus Did Not Retaliate | Morning Routine for September 15

For to this you have been called, because Christ also suffered for you, leaving you an example, so that you might follow in his steps.…

I Will Not Leave You or Forsake You | Morning Routine for September 14

No man shall be able to stand before you all the days of your life. Just as I was with Moses, so I will be…

A Good Soldier | Morning Routine for September 13

Share in suffering as a good soldier of Christ Jesus. No soldier gets entangled in civilian pursuits, since his aim is to please the one…

Our Lord, Brother and Priest | Morning Routine for September 9

Therefore he had to be made like his brothers in every respect, so that he might become a merciful and faithful high priest in the…

The Battle Belongs to the Lord | Morning Routine for September 8

Then David said to the Philistine, “You come to me with a sword and with a spear and with a javelin, but I come to…

Priorities and Delegation | Morning Routine for September 7

And the twelve summoned the full number of the disciples and said, “It is not right that we should give up preaching the word of…

Pray in the midst of Godlessness | Morning Routine for September 6

Save, O Lord, for the godly one is gone; for the faithful have vanished from among the children of man. Everyone utters lies to his…

Build Others Up with Your Words | Morning Routine for September 5

Let no corrupting talk come out of your mouths, but only such as is good for building up, as fits the occasion, that it may…

Confidence in Creativity | Morning Routine for September 4

Now out of the ground the Lord God had formed every beast of the field and every bird of the heavens and brought them to…

Leave, Follow, Fish | Morning Routine for September 3

Passing alongside the Sea of Galilee, he saw Simon and Andrew the brother of Simon casting a net into the sea, for they were fishermen.…

The Lord is Good and Just | Morning Routine for September 2

Who can stand before his indignation? Who can endure the heat of his anger? His wrath is poured out like fire, and the rocks are…

Supporting Christians, even Strangers | Morning Routine for September 1

I have no greater joy than to hear that my children are walking in the truth. Beloved, it is a faithful thing you do in…

God’s Plan in the Wilderness | Morning Routine for August 31

And you shall remember the whole way that the Lord your God has led you these forty years in the wilderness, that he might humble…

Blessed are the Persecuted | Morning Routine for August 30

Blessed are you when others revile you and persecute you and utter all kinds of evil against you falsely on my account. Rejoice and be…

Walk Humbly with God | Morning Routine for August 29

Will the Lord be pleased with thousands of rams, with ten thousands of rivers of oil? Shall I give my firstborn for my transgression, the…

We Ought to Love One Another | Morning Routine for August 28

Beloved, let us love one another, for love is from God, and whoever loves has been born of God and knows God. Anyone who does…

The Lord, Your Rock and Fortress | Morning Routine for August 27

He said, “The Lord is my rock and my fortress and my deliverer, my God, my rock, in whom I take refuge, my shield, and…

Making Strong Disciples | Morning Routine for August 26

When they had preached the gospel to that city and had made many disciples, they returned to Lystra and to Iconium and to Antioch, strengthening the…

Our Judge and Refuge | Morning Routine for August 25

Multitudes, multitudes, in the valley of decision! For the day of the Lord is near in the valley of decision. The sun and the moon…

Advocating for Another | Morning Routine for August 24

As a believer, be ready for similar opportunities to step in and advocate for our Christian brothers and sisters in need. As with the story of the Good Samaritan, it might cost us. Ask the Lord to increase your affection for others and to see those opportunities when they come you way.