Week 21 Wednesday

The Rock Today’s scripture selection: Psalms 60-62 Key verses: Psalm 62:1      In the course of my ministry, now spanning over thirty years, I have known of two, great “mega-churches” that each called themselves “The Rock.”      They were impressive – as institutions at least.      They both, at one point in their history had… Continue reading Week 21 Wednesday

Week 21 Tuesday

Leaving a Worthy Legacy Today’s scripture selection: Second Samuel 20-23 Key verse: Second Samuel 23:3b-5      Without question, David had lived a long, turbulent, but ultimately fruitful life.      His last words are recorded in scripture, which begin:      “’When one rules over people in righteousness, when he rules in the fear of God, he… Continue reading Week 21 Tuesday

Week 17 Friday

The Days Are Coming Today’s scripture selection: Jeremiah 22-26 Key verses: Jeremiah 23:5-6 “’The days are coming,’ declares the Lord, ‘when I will raise up for David a righteous Branch, a King who will reign wisely and do what is just and right in the land…..This is the name by which he will be called:… Continue reading Week 17 Friday

Week 16 Saturday

Raised Imperishable Today’s scripture selection: First Corinthians 15-16 Key verse: First Corinthians 15:42      The apostle Paul isn’t known for his brevity.  Like a lot of lawyers (and Paul had been trained in matters of spiritual and moral law) – he could be “wordy”.      But there were some times when he cut right to… Continue reading Week 16 Saturday

Week 10 Friday

Wounds That Heal Today’s scripture selection: Isaiah 51-55 Key verses: Isaiah 53:4-5 It’s one of those scripture passages I find difficult to read: words about suffering; sacrifice; death.  But for thousands of years Christians have understood them to speak about their savior.  The suffering servant is the one who is wounded for “our” transgressions.  And… Continue reading Week 10 Friday