A daily dose of spiritual exercise for men in various stages of their Christian walk

– Pray – Read Luke 18:1-14 “And will not God bring about justice for his chosen ones, who cry out to him day and night? Will he keep putting them off?” Luke 18:7 – Observe The story of the persistent widow is not about the need to keep asking God for material blessings or healing. […]

– Pray – Read Luke 17:30-37 “ ‘Where, Lord?’ they asked. He replied, ‘Where there is a dead body, there the vultures will gather.’ “ Luke 17:37 – Observe Jesus said people would be taken away. His disciples asked where. Jesus said, Death. In Noah’s day, the flood swept people away to death, leaving Noah […]

– Pray – Read Luke 17:20-29 “For the Son of Man in his day will be like lightning, which flashes and lights up the sky from one end to the other.” Luke 17:24 – Observe When Jesus was born in a barn with a feeding trough for a crib, the angels appeared and sang and […]

– Pray – Read Luke 17:11-19 “Jesus asked, ‘Were not all ten cleansed? Where are the other nine?’ “ Luke 17:17 – Observe I have noticed that gratitude is rare in my own culture. I hear complaining every day from people around me. But rarely do I hear rejoicing. – Do Be the rare person […]

– Pray – Read Luke 17:1-10 “ So you also, when you have done everything you were told to do, should say, ‘We are unworthy servants; we have only done our duty.’ “ Luke 17:10 – Observe There is no room for pride in perfect obedience to our perfect Master. Going beyond what we were […]

– Pray – Read Luke 16:19-31 “He said to him, ‘If they do not listen to Moses and the Prophets, they will not be convinced even if someone rises from the dead.’ “ Luke 16:31 – Observe I believe Jesus has provided us with an accurate assessment of human hearts. We do not do wrong […]

– Pray – Read Luke 16:10-18 “So if you have not been trustworthy in handling worldly wealth, who will trust you with true riches?” Luke 16:11 – Observe Jesus contrasted ‘dishonest’ and ‘trustworthy’ in His teaching. I must be very careful to be honest with all my income. If not, I risk missing out on […]

– Pray – Read Luke 16:1-9 “I tell you, use worldly wealth to gain friends for yourselves, so that when it is gone, you will be welcomed into eternal dwellings.” Luke 16:9 – Observe Apparently, the idea that you cannot buy true friendship does not come from Jesus. Here Jesus tells us to use our […]

– Pray – Read Luke 15:22-32 “But we had to celebrate and be glad, because this brother of yours was dead and is alive again; he was lost and is found.” Luke 15:32 – Observe Why did the father say twice that the son was dead and is alive again? The older brother said that […]

– Pray – Read Luke 15:11-21 “The son said to him, ‘Father, I have sinned against heaven and against you. I am no longer worthy to be called your son.’ “ Luke 15:21 – Observe I see a pattern here. The youngest son is ignorant of his father’s love. He ignored it when he made […]

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