Week 23 Monday

Space For Worship Today’s scripture selection: Exodus 37-40 Key verses: Exodus 40:1-2      “Then the Lord said to Moses, ‘Set up the tabernacle, the tent of meeting, on the first day of the first month.’”      When God instructed Moses on setting up a place for worship – a tent of meeting – for His… Continue reading Week 23 Monday

Week 22 Monday

Sabbath Today’s scripture selection: Exodus 33-36 Key verse: Exodus 35:2      Our world values action.  And there is nothing wrong with that.  There is important work to be done.  Needs are met; creative pursuits are undertaken; the world is made a better place.      But there is also a place for rest – a place… Continue reading Week 22 Monday

Week 12 Monday

Just a Trick? Today’s scripture selection: Genesis 44-47 Key verse: Genesis 45:55 “And now, do not be distressed and do not be angry with yourselves for selling me here, because it was to save lives that God sent me ahead of you.”        It was just a trick.  Joseph, long ago sold into slavery… Continue reading Week 12 Monday

Week 11 Monday

From Bottom to Top Today’s scripture selection: Genesis 40-43 Key verse: Genesis 41:39        Joseph, the dreamer, had a roller coaster of a life.  Read his story in Genesis and it can make your head spin.      From being his father’s favorite son; to being sold into slavery; then to living in royal splendor;… Continue reading Week 11 Monday

Week 10 Monday

The Dreamer Today’s scripture selection: Genesis 36-39 Key verse: Genesis 37:19 Joseph was a dreamer – literally.  He had vivid dreams.  One was of he and his brothers binding sheaves of grain – when suddenly the sheave he was binding rose up and those his brothers were binding bowed down to it. Another, well –… Continue reading Week 10 Monday

Week 9 Monday

What’s in a Name? Today’s scripture selection: Genesis 32-35 Key verse: Genesis 35:10   “Your name is Jacob, but you will no longer be called Jacob; your name will be Israel.”        Jacob was an interesting fellow, with an interesting history.  He was a trickster; a deceiver from birth – his name, which means… Continue reading Week 9 Monday

Week 8 Monday

A Stairway to Heaven Today’s scripture selection: Genesis 28-31 Key verse: Genesis 28:17        Ask people of a certain age what they know about a “stairway to heaven” and you are likely to hear about all about a song performed by the English rock band Led Zeppelin back in the seventies.  But the Bible… Continue reading Week 8 Monday

Week 7 Monday

The Blessing Today’s scripture selection: Genesis 24-27 Key verse: Genesis 27:28       “May God give you heaven’s dew and earth’s richness —             an abundance of grain and new wine.”   One of the wonderful things about the Bible is that it doesn’t “sugarcoat” its saints.  What I mean is, they are real – they have… Continue reading Week 7 Monday

Week 6 Monday

Holding Nothing Back Today’s scripture selection: Genesis 20-23 Key verse: Genesis 22:12        Some stories in the Bible really bother me.  That may sound funny, coming from a preacher, but that’s just the case.  While the scriptures are filled with wonderful tales that can be happily be shared at bedtime with our little ones;… Continue reading Week 6 Monday