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

On the Mountaintop – Mark 9:2-8

2 After six days Jesus took Peter, James and John with him and led them up a high mountain, where they were all alone. There he was transfigured before them. 3 His clothes became dazzling white, whiter than anyone in the world could bleach them. 4 And there appeared before them Elijah and Moses, who were talking with Jesus. 5 Peter said to… Continue reading On the Mountaintop – Mark 9:2-8

Week 38 Keep Your Eyes On Him

Keep Your Eyes on Him! By Elizabeth Yeamans Simrell Week 38 Scripture Reading: Numbers 21-24 Key Scripture Reading: Numbers 21:8 (NIV, Life Application Bible) “The Lord said to Moses, ‘Make a snake and put it up on a pole, anyone who is bitten can look at it and live.’” God’s people were complaining again, displaying… Continue reading Week 38 Keep Your Eyes On Him

“Jesus–Perfect High Priest, Source of Eternal Salvation” by Elizabeth Yeamans Simrell (Guest Blogger)

Jesus–Perfect High Priest, Source of  Eternal Salvation By Elizabeth Yeamans Simrell   Scripture Readings: Hebrews 5:1-5; 8-10 Key Verses: Hebrews 5:8-10 “Although He was a Son, He learned obedience from the things which He suffered. And having been made perfect, He became to all those who obey Him the source of eternal salvation, being designated… Continue reading “Jesus–Perfect High Priest, Source of Eternal Salvation” by Elizabeth Yeamans Simrell (Guest Blogger)

Week 36 Sunday

To the End – and Beyond Today’s scripture selection: John 13-15 Key Verse: John 13:1b      In telling the events surrounding Jesus’ last hours before his crucifixion, John makes this poignant statement: “Having loved his own who were in the world, he loved them to the end.” That has always struck me as a particularly… Continue reading Week 36 Sunday

Week 30 Sunday

Today Today’s scripture selection: Luke 23-24 Key Verses: Luke 23:43      One of the most poignant scenes in the entire Bible is that of Jesus hanging on the cross.  There beside him, on crosses of their own, are two criminals.  One is defiant; angry; bitter.  The other is repentant.  And he has one, and only… Continue reading Week 30 Sunday

Week 29 Wednesday

A Home For The Fragile Today’s scripture selection: Psalms 84-86 Key verse: Psalm 84:3 Most of us, whether we admit it or not, feel fragile now and then.  There are certainly times when we feel at the top of our game.  But there are other times when, for whatever reason, we feel like we need… Continue reading Week 29 Wednesday

Week 25 Monday

Atonement Today’s scripture selection: Leviticus 4-6 Key verses: Leviticus 6:7      “In this way the priest will make atonement for them before the LORD, and they will be forgiven for any of the things they did that made them guilty.”      The idea of atonement makes some people very uncomfortable. They don’t like the thought… Continue reading Week 25 Monday

Week 18 Sunday

The Torn Curtain Today’s scripture selection: Mark 15-16 Key Verses: Mark 15:37-38 “With a loud cry, Jesus breathed his last.  The curtain of the temple was torn in two from top to bottom.  And when the centurion, who stood there in front of Jesus, saw how he died, he said, “Surely this man was the… Continue reading Week 18 Sunday