Paid in Full – Mark 15:1-26

Jesus Before Pilate 15 Very early in the morning, the chief priests, with the elders, the teachers of the law and the whole Sanhedrin, made their plans. So they bound Jesus, led him away and handed him over to Pilate. 2 “Are you the king of the Jews?” asked Pilate. “You have said so,” Jesus replied. 3 The chief priests accused him… Continue reading Paid in Full – Mark 15:1-26

Snow Day

Today I am working from my study at home because, once again, it has snowed.  No big news there.  Virginia weather changes more frequently than I change my clothes.  So, it’s five degrees out one morning; fifty degrees out the very next afternoon but, for now, I am waiting things out and trying to be… Continue reading Snow Day

Week 52 If it’s God’s Plan, Nothing Can Stop It!

By Elizabeth Yeamans Simrell (Guest Blogger) Week 52 Scripture Readings: Acts 27-28 Key Scripture Verses: Acts 28:3-6 (NIV, Life Application Bible) “Paul gathered a pile of brushwood and, as he put it on the fire, a viper, driven out by the heat, fastened itself on his hand. When the islanders saw the snake hanging from… Continue reading Week 52 If it’s God’s Plan, Nothing Can Stop It!

Week 51 Planting Seeds of Faith

By Elizabeth Yeamans Simrell (Guest Blogger) Week 51 Scripture Readings: Acts 25-26 Key Scripture Verses: Acts 26:28-29 (NIV, Life Application Bible) “Then Agrippa said to Paul, ‘Do you think that in such a short time you can persuade me to be a Christian?’ Paul replied, ‘Short time or long—I pray to God that not only… Continue reading Week 51 Planting Seeds of Faith

Week 51 The Faithful Know His Voice

By Elizabeth Yeamans Simrell (Guest Blogger) Week 51 Scripture Readings: Revelation 12-17 Key Scripture Verses: Revelation 13:14-18 (NIV, Life Application Bible) “Because of the signs it was given power to perform on behalf of the first beast, it deceived the inhabitants of the earth. It ordered them to set up an image in honor of… Continue reading Week 51 The Faithful Know His Voice

Week 51 God is Always Available to Us

By Elizabeth Yeamans Simrell (Guest Blogger) Week 51 Scripture Readings: Deuteronomy 29-31 Key Scripture Verses: Deuteronomy 30: 11-14 (NIV, Life Application Bible) “Now what I am commanding you today is not too difficult for you or beyond your reach. It is not up to heaven, so that you have to ask, ‘Who will ascend into… Continue reading Week 51 God is Always Available to Us

Week 50 Paul and Christ Working Together To Spread the Gospel

By Elizabeth Yeamans Simrell (Guest Blogger) Week 50 Scripture Readings: Acts 23-24 Key Scripture Verse: Acts 23:9-11 (NIV, Life Application Bible) “There was a great uproar, and some of the teachers of the law who were Pharisees stood up and argued vigorously, ‘We find nothing wrong with this man,’ they said. ‘What if a spirit… Continue reading Week 50 Paul and Christ Working Together To Spread the Gospel

Week 50 Walk in His Love

By Elizabeth Yeamans Simrell (Guest Blogger) Week 50 Scripture Readings: 2 John Key Scripture Verse: 2 John 1:6 (NIV, Life Application Bible) “And this is love: that we walk in obedience to his commands. As you have heard from the beginning, his command is that you walk in love.” John the Apostle wrote 2 John,… Continue reading Week 50 Walk in His Love

Week 49 Called to Witness for Christ

By Elizabeth Yeamans Simrell (Guest Blogger)  Week 49 Scripture Readings: Acts 21-22 Key Scripture Verses: Acts 22:12-14 (NIV, Life Application Bible) “‘A man named Ananias came to see me. He was a devout observer of the law and highly respected by all the Jews living there. He stood beside me and said, ‘Brother Saul, receive… Continue reading Week 49 Called to Witness for Christ

Week 49 The Risen Christ Gives a Report Card to the Churches

By Elizabeth Yeamans Simrell (Guest Blogger) Week 49 Scripture Readings: Revelation 1-6 Key Scripture Verses: Revelation 1:17-19, 11 (NIV, Life Application Bible) “When I saw him, I fell at his feet as though dead. Then he placed his right hand on me and said: ‘Do not be afraid. I am the First and the Last.… Continue reading Week 49 The Risen Christ Gives a Report Card to the Churches