TMS Challenge: His Strength, Isaiah 41:10

I love to canoe, and have been blessed to paddle in some absolutely beautiful places.  Recently, I had another such opportunity that is close by, the Pemigewasset River in New Hampshire.  The water there is like crystal, and even in some of the deepest parts, the rocks and sand below are clearly-seen.  Where the river... Continue Reading →

The TMS Challenge: Series C, “Rely on God’s Resources”

We are almost at the halfway point in our journey through the Topical Memory System!  How is it going?  I have to confess that I have been struggling to get my memorization and meditation time in.  Is anyone else having that struggle? We have completed Series A, "Live the New Life," and Series B, "Proclaim Christ." ... Continue Reading →

TMS Challenge: Week 12b, John 5:24

Well this is why we have rest weeks!  It's a week late when I'm writing this, when I should be covering a review of series B, "Proclaim Christ," in the Topical Memory System challenge.  But we're still at the second half of the last week in that series, "Assurance of Salvation." How is your memorization coming?  Are... Continue Reading →

TMS Challenge, Week 10b: Titus 3:5

Welcome back to the Topical Memory System challenge and the second verse of week 10. As we continue, let's return to the "bridge illustration" this series is helping us to learn as a method of proclaiming the Gospel. This is a great evangelistic tool.  It's easy enough to draw on a scrap of paper or... Continue Reading →

TMS Challenge, Week 10a: Ephesians 2:8-9

Welcome back to week 10 of the Topical Memory System.  Week 10!  Whether you've hung with us this long, have just started, or are just getting back to us, I hope that storing these words into your heart has been a blessing rather than a drudgery! Praise God for the grace he gives us, and that... Continue Reading →

TMS Challenge: Week 9a, Romans 5:8

Last week we took a rest from the Topical Memory System challenge as we celebrated the memory and meaning of Christ's life, sacrificial death, and resurrection. And this morning as on yesterday, Easter Sunday, we proclaim, "Christ is Risen!  He is Risen Indeed!" So, while over the past weeks we have considered the universality of... Continue Reading →

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