Week 27

Pressing On Today’s scripture selection: Philippians 3-4 Key verse: Philippians 3:14      Over the years I have heard the apostle Paul described in many ways: faithful; dedicated; eloquent.  I’ve also heard him described in less than glowing ways: harsh; un-yielding; judgmental.      But one word that comes to mind for me when I read this… Continue reading Week 27

Week 13 Wednesday

Sure Footing Today’s scripture selection: Psalms 36-38 Key verses: Psalm 37:23-24        “The Lord makes firm the steps of the one who delights in him; though he may stumble, he will not fall, for the Lord upholds him with his hand.”           I like the movie “Footloose.”      If you’ve seen it, you… Continue reading Week 13 Wednesday

Week 13 Sunday

For We Are Many Today’s scripture selection: Mark 5-6 Key verse: Mark 5:9        I find that one of the most haunting stories in the New Testament, no pun intended, is that of the man who was possessed by so many demons he called himself “Legion.”      The legion was the largest unit in… Continue reading Week 13 Sunday

Week 11 Friday

Freedom Today’s scripture selection: Isaiah 56-61 Key verses: Isaiah 61:1-4        Hundreds of years before Jesus was born – the prophet Isaiah spoke of him.  And when Jesus began his public ministry, he quoted from the ancient scriptures in our passage today.      They speak of good news for the oppressed; healing for the… Continue reading Week 11 Friday

Week 4 Saturday

More Than Words Today’s scripture selection: Romans 7-8 Key verses: Romans 8:26-27 It’s become popular in recent years, among some Christians, to put a favorite Bible reference on their car’s license plate – a sort of “vanity plate for Christ.” I don’t have a problem with that – in fact, I’ve been led on more… Continue reading Week 4 Saturday