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Glory Days

By Dave Henning / January 15, 2016

Glory Days (Thomas Nelson, 2015) Glory Days: Living Your Promised Land Life Now is the latest book by Max Lucado, teaching pastor at Oak Hills Church in San Antonio, Texas.  Max’s book is based on the Glory Days of Israel- seven glistening years sandwiched between the difficult days of Exodus and the dark days of […]


The throne of grace

By Dave Henning / January 6, 2016

“Let us then with confidence draw near to the throne of grace, that we may receive mercy and find grace to help in our time of need.”- Hebrews 4:16 As Max Lucado begins Chapter 12 (“Pray Audacious Prayers”) of Glory Days, he notes two occasions when Martin Luther boldly approached the throne of grace for […]


Everything begins with faith

By Dave Henning / January 2, 2016

“Everything begins with faith.  The absence of it results in wilderness years.  The presence of it results in Promised Land living.”- Max Lucado When Max Lucado’s three daughters were preschool-age, he played a bedtime game with them he called “Ladies and Gentlemen.”  Max would hold the girls upside down and swing them around, tossing them […]


Pulling down strongholds

By Dave Henning / December 31, 2015

“The weapons of our warfare are  . . . mighty in God for pulling down strongholds, casting down arguments and every high thing that exalts itself against the knowledge of God.”- 2 Corinthians 10:4-5 (NKJV) As Max Lucado continues Chapter 8 of Glory Days, he encourages us that things are different in Canaan because God […]


Call on Your Commander

By Dave Henning / December 29, 2015

In Chapter 7 (“Call on Your Commander”) of Glory Days, Max Lucado writes that when Joshua and his soldiers faced the challenge of Jericho’s high walls and protected sides, he had a divine encounter during this dark, difficult time. Perhaps, Pastor Lucado observes, like Joshua you’re facing a unique challenge.  Like Jericho, your challenge is […]


The chorus of grace

By Dave Henning / December 25, 2015

“I was . . . but now . . . This is the chorus of grace.”- Max Lucado “By faith the prostitute Rahab, because she welcomed the spies, was not killed with those who were disobedient.”- Hebrews 11:31 In Chapter 4 (“It’s Okay If You’re Not Okay”) of Glory Days, Max Lucado discusses the story […]


Christ or the crisis?

By Dave Henning / December 24, 2015

“Storms are coming your way.  Winds will howl, your boat will be tossed, and you will have a choice.  Will you hear Christ or the crisis?”- Max Lucado Max Lucado concludes Chapter 3 of Glory Days by discussing “Jesus Calms the Storm” (Mark 4:35-41).  Max concentrates his focus on Jesus’ rebuke to the disciples in v.40- […]


These days are Glory Days

By Dave Henning / December 18, 2015

“These days are Glory Days.  My past is past, my future is bright, God’s promises are true and his Word is sure.  With God as my helper, I will be all he wants me to be, do all he wants me to do, and receive all he wants me to receive.  These days are Glory […]

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