Archive for January, 2010

A Round of Applause!

Memorizing scripture is not an easy discipline to maintain, and completing 25 verses in 25 days can certainly be a formidable challenge! For this reason, we are proud to recognize the following 80 individuals (excluding parents and Journey leaders) who have successfully met The Challenge and memorized...

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Finishing The Challenge

Reporting Completion If you have memorized Colossians 3 and were able to quote it for memory, you can have your father or mother call the Journey to the Heart office on January 26th or 27th to verify successful completion of The Challenge. The number is 630-323-9800 ext. 522. We look forward to sending...

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Day 25 ~ Colossians 3:25

Welcome to the final day of The Challenge! Quote the entire passage to your parents before midnight tonight! ~ But he that doeth wrong shall receive for the wrong which he hath done: and there is no respect of persons. ~ Robert tells the story of how a "Jonah experience" taught him the hard way...

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Day 24 ~ Colossians 3:24

Welcome to Day 24 of The Challenge. Be diligent. There is only 1 day left! ~ Knowing that of the Lord ye shall receive the reward of the inheritance: for ye serve the Lord Christ. ~ Change. It has become a byword among us. We have so much of it we don’t know what to do. All this change!...

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Day 23 ~ Colossians 3:23

Welcome to Day 23 of The Challenge. Be diligent. There are only 2 days left! ~ And whatsoever ye do, do it heartily, as to the Lord, and not unto men ~ The Pharisees did things to be seen and praised of men, but what was their reward? Jesus said they already had their reward here on earth. Christians,...

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Day 22 ~ Colossians 3:22

Welcome to Day 22 of The Challenge. Be diligent. There are only 3 days left! ~ Servants, obey in all things your masters according to the flesh; not with eyeservice, as menpleasers; but in singleness of heart, fearing God: ~ This is an insightful verse that the Lord has been teaching me about...

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Day 21 ~ Colossians 3:21

Welcome to Day 21 of The Challenge! ~ Fathers, provoke not your children to anger, lest they be discouraged. ~ The Word of God proclaims that, “All Scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable . . . ” (2 Timothy 3:16-17). However, some Scripture passages are more applicable...

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Day 20 ~ Colossians 3:20

Welcome to Day 20 of The Challenge! ~ Children, obey your parents in all things: for this is well pleasing unto the Lord. ~ When I first read this verse the thought came to mind, “Hey wait, this is Ephesians 6:1 – Children, obey your parents in the Lord: for this is right.”  But not quite,...

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Days 18 & 19 ~ Colossians 3:18-19

We will be combining days 18 and 19 of The Challenge into one post on Colossians 3:18-19. ~ Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands, as it is fit in the Lord. ~ Not exactly the most popular statement for a man (let alone a single man like Paul) to make. This verse is a strong contender...

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Day 17 ~ Colossians 3:17

Welcome to Day 17 of The Challenge! ~ And whatsoever ye do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God and the Father by Him. ~ Sometimes in the Christian walk we are faced with tasks that are less than desirable, but instead of viewing these as a "dead-end"...

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