Mark 10:35-45 New International Version (NIV) The Request of James and John 35 Then James and John, the sons of Zebedee, came to him. “Teacher,” they said, “we want you to do for us whatever we ask.” 36 “What do you want me to do for you?” he asked. 37 They replied, “Let one of us sit at your right… Continue reading Jesus, We Have a Small Request
“And it came to pass in those days, when Moses was grown, that he went unto his brethren, and looked on their burdens…” Exodus 2:11a Moses is, to say the least, an interesting and complex character. Hidden as a child from harm, raised in luxury and wealth in an adopted family, led to see the… Continue reading Looking On
A Snappy New Day
I have a collection of coffee mugs. Some have been given to me by friends, some advertise non-profits or businesses I endorse, some offer poignant or witty sayings to ponder. A few even have my own artwork on them – from when I was actively working as a freelance cartoonist. One I especially like is… Continue reading A Snappy New Day
Week 28: Roots
Week 28: Roots Today’s Text: Colossians 1-2 Key Text: Colossians 2:6-7 “As you therefore have received Christ Jesus as Lord, continue to live your lives in him, rooted and built up in him and established in the faith, just as you were taught, abounding in thanksgiving.” Do you remember the hugely popular TV miniseries called… Continue reading Week 28: Roots
How Do We Know We Are Christian?
Key Texts: 1 John 2:3-6 “We know that we have come to know him if we keep his commands. Whoever says, “I know him,” but does not do what he commands is a liar, and the truth is not in that person. But if anyone obeys his word, love for God is truly made complete… Continue reading How Do We Know We Are Christian?
Week 43 Sunday
Louder Than Words Today’s scripture selection: Acts 9-10 Key Verse: Acts 9:26 “When he had come to Jerusalem, he attempted to join the disciples: and they were all afraid of him, for they did not believe that he was a disciple.” The apostle Paul – before he was known as the apostle Paul – had… Continue reading Week 43 Sunday