Inspiration

Day 19. On Your Journey to Easter Joy, Believe

April 11, 2019

Let those of us then who are mature be of the same mind…. Philippians 3:15a NRSV  Retreat to your quiet place and prepare your heart and mind to allow Scripture to speak to you as you continue on your journey to joy today. Start with Scripture. Today, read Philippians 3:15, 16 from your favorite translation of the Bible or from the epigraph printed at the …

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Day 18. On Your Journey to Easter Joy, Mature

April 10, 2019

Forgetting what lies behind and straining forward to what lies ahead, I press on to the goal…. Philippians 3:13b–14a NRSV  Retreat to your quiet place and prepare your heart and mind to allow Scripture to speak to you as you continue on your journey to joy today. Start with Scripture. Today, read Philippians 3:12–14 from your favorite translation of the Bible or from the epigraph …

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Day 17. On Your Journey to Easter Joy, Prioritize

April 9, 2019

Yet whatever gains I had, these I have come to regard as loss because of Christ. More than that, I regard everything as loss because of the surpassing value of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord. Philippians 3:7–8a NRSV  Retreat to your quiet place and prepare your heart and mind to allow Scripture to speak to you as you continue on your journey to joy today. …

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Day 16. On Your Journey to Easter Joy, Beware!

April 8, 2019

Beware of the dogs, beware of the evil workers. Philippians 3:2a NRSV  Retreat to your quiet place and prepare your heart and mind to allow Scripture to speak to you as you continue on your journey to joy today. Start with Scripture. Today, read Philippians 3:2–6 from your favorite translation of the Bible or from the epigraph printed at the top of the chapter, page …

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Day 15: On Your Journey to Easter Joy, Rejoice

April 7, 2019

Finally, my brothers and sisters, rejoice in the Lord. To write the same things to you is not troublesome to me, and for you it is a safeguard. Philippians 3:1 NRSV  Retreat to your quiet place and prepare your heart and mind to allow Scripture to speak to you as you continue on your journey to joy today. Start with Scripture. Today, read Philippians 3:1 …

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Day 14. On Your Journey to Easter Joy, Be Hospitable

April 6, 2019

…Rejoice at seeing him again…welcome him then in Lord with all joy…and honor such people…. Philippians 2:28b, 29 NRSV  Retreat to your quiet place and prepare your heart and mind to allow Scripture to speak to you as you continue on your journey to joy today. Start with Scripture. Today, read Philippians 2:25–30 from your favorite translation of the Bible or from the epigraph printed …

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Day 13. On Your Journey to Easter Joy, Be a Friend

April 5, 2019

[Paul writes] I have no one like him who will be genuinely concerned for your welfare. All of them are seeking their own interests. Philippians 2:20, 21a NRSV  Retreat to your quiet place and prepare your heart and mind to allow Scripture to speak to you as you continue on your journey to joy today. Start with Scripture. Today, read Philippians 2:19–24 from your favorite …

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Day 12. On Your Journey to Easter Joy, Be Joyful

April 4, 2019

I am glad and rejoice with all of you—and in the same way you must also be glad and rejoice with me. Philippians 2:17b, 18 NRSV  Retreat to your quiet place and prepare your heart and mind to allow Scripture to speak to you as you continue on your journey to joy today. Start with Scripture. Today, read Philippians 2: 17, 18 from your favorite …

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Day 11. On Your Journey to Easter Joy, Be Serene

April 3, 2019

Do all things without murmuring and arguing, so that you may be blameless and innocent…. Philippians 2: 14, 15a NRSV  Retreat to your quiet place and prepare your heart and mind to allow Scripture to speak to you as you continue on your journey to joy today. Start with Scripture. Today, read Philippians 2:12–16 from your favorite translation of the Bible or from the epigraph …

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Day 10: On Your Journey to Easter Joy, Be Humble

April 2, 2019

And being found in human form, he humbled himself… Philippians 2:8a NRSV  Retreat to your quiet place and prepare your heart and mind to allow Scripture to speak to you as you continue on your journey to joy today. Start with Scripture. Today, read Philippians 2:5–11 from your favorite translation of the Bible or from the epigraph printed at the top of the chapter, page …

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