Bible Reading Plan 2024
by Dakota Darby on January 16th, 2024
I recently heard Tiger Woods say that he would practice putting by making 200, 4’ putts in a row, every single day for 2 years. Why? He wanted to make sure he was ready, come tournament time, to make every single putt he was faced with. Due to the incessant repetition, this drill did not last for any more than a couple years, but it did instill the confidence in his putting that he needed on the p...  Read More
Week 18 - 19
by Dakota Darby on May 10th, 2023
Week 18-19 – Romans 12:11-16:  Do not be slothful in zeal, be fervent in spirit, serve the Lord. Rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer. Contribute to the needs of the saints and seek to show hospitality. Bless those who persecute you; bless and do not curse them. Rejoice with those who rejoice, weep with those who weep. Live in harmony with one another. Do not be haught...  Read More
Week 17 - Romans 12:9-10
by Dakota Darby on April 26th, 2023
Week 17 – Romans 12:9-10:  Let love be genuine. Abhor what is evil; hold fast to what is good. Love one another with brotherly affection. Outdo one another in showing honor. One profound and highlighted New Covenant characteristic is certainly love, but Jesus calls for a deeper, Spirit filled kind of love instead of mere external affection. A new commandment I give to you, that you love one anothe...  Read More
Week 16 - Isaiah 43:25
by Dakota Darby on April 20th, 2023
Week 16 – Isaiah 43:25: “I, I am he who blots out your transgressions for my own sake,and I will not remember your sins.” I recently heard John MacArthur answer the question regarding the goodness of God and the existence of evil. He simply stated that everything exists for His glory or the sake of His name. While God does not create evil, He allows it, for His glory. Without evil, where is His gl...  Read More
Week 7 - Psalm 37:(1-2) 3-4
by Dakota Darby on February 16th, 2023
Week 7 – Psalm 37: (1-2) 3-4:   Fret not yourselves because of evildoers; be not envious of wrongdoers! For they will soon fade like the grass and wither like the green herb. Trust in the LORD and do good; dwell in the land and befriend faithfulness. Delight yourself in the LORD, and He will give you the desires of your heart. It is hard to estimate the impact social media has had on our way of li...  Read More
Week 6 - 1 Corinthians 1:18
by Dakota Darby on February 14th, 2023
Week 6 – 1 Corinthians 1:18:  For the word of the cross is folly to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God. Pride must be destroyed. It is a most beloved character trait to most of us. We like to think that if we have certain abilities, possessions, friends, etc., that somehow, we are more valuable and important to the world. For the Christian, we get caught ...  Read More
Week 5 - Philippians 3:10-11
by Dakota Darby on February 1st, 2023
Week 5 – Philippians 3:10-11:  that I may know him and the power of his resurrection, and may share his sufferings, becoming like him in his death, that by any means possible I may attain the resurrection from the dead. Rubbish, Righteousness, and Resurrection. These are the 3 Rs’ that summarize what we see in Philippians 3:7-11. In other words, if the value of Christ is understood with the correc...  Read More
Week 4 - Philippians 3:9
by Dakota Darby on January 26th, 2023
We are determined to be devoid of any righteousness. However, God is determined to make a people full of His righteousness. See the difference? We will not have or create any righteousness in and of ourselves, but He will make us righteous through Christ. This is called imputed righteousness.  Read More
Week 3 - Philippians 3:7-8
by Dakota Darby on January 19th, 2023
What is greater than knowing Christ Jesus as Lord? What is greater than the promises proclaimed by Jesus of the resurrection of our bodies, the inheritance of an eternal kingdom, and dwelling in the house of the Lord forever?  Read More
Week 2 - 2 Chronicles 16:9
by Dakota Darby on January 18th, 2023
The eternal presence of the God that he honored was his prize. He began to live for the security and peace and wealth of now instead of eternity.   Read More
Week 1 - Joshua 1:9
by Dakota Darby on January 18th, 2023
The Hebrew words for “strong” and “courageous” signal that Joshua is to be powerful beyond average or what is natural, and to face danger without fear or flinching. In short, he is commanded to have or exercise supernatural strength and bravery regardless of circumstance. How can a natural man obtain these supernatural qualities? Answer: He cannot.   Read More