At the Right Hand of God

Key Text: Mark 16:19-20 After the Lord Jesus had spoken to them, he was taken up into heaven and he sat at the right hand of God.  Then the disciples went out and preached everywhere, and the Lord worked with them and confirmed his word by the signs that accompanied it. It’s a staggering idea… Continue reading At the Right Hand of God

Nothing To Say

Key Texts: Acts 4:13-14 Now when they saw the boldness of Peter and John and realized that they were uneducated and ordinary men, they were amazed and recognized them as companions of Jesus.  When they saw the man who had been cured standing beside them, they had nothing to say in opposition.   Imagine: the… Continue reading Nothing To Say

Why Do You Wonder At This?

Key Texts: Acts 3:12-19 When Peter saw it, he addressed the people, “You Israelites, why do you wonder at this, or why do you stare at us, as though by our own power or piety we had made him walk? The God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob, the God… Continue reading Why Do You Wonder At This?

Week 44 Sunday

Earnest Prayer Today’s scripture selection: Acts 11-12 Key Verse: Acts 12:5 “So Peter was kept in prison, but the church was earnestly praying to God for him.” The Scripture is full of accounts in which miraculous things happen – and so often – there is one key element to it all – prayer. Not just… Continue reading Week 44 Sunday

Week 35 Sunday

Not Even Death Today’s scripture selection: John 10-12 Key Verses: John 11:11 Jesus told them, “Our friend Lazarus has fallen asleep; but I am going there to wake him up.” Like so often, Jesus’ followers didn’t understand. They didn’t understand how the events which were unfolding were all part of a great divine plan; they… Continue reading Week 35 Sunday

Week 28 Tuesday

Even If Today’s scripture selection: Second Kings 6-10 Key verses: Second Kings 7:1-2      Some people are just hard to sell.      They are skeptics with a capital S.      Elisha had proven himself time and again.  As the prophet Elijah’s successor he was a great success.  He had a ministry that would last over… Continue reading Week 28 Tuesday

Week 6 Thursday

Keeping Your Eye On The Little Things Today’s scripture selection: Job 11-12 Key verses: Job 12:7-10 This summer I took up a new hobby. It won’t make me smarter or increase my vocabulary; it won’t help me get in better shape physically; it won’t supplement my income or increase my stature in the community.  It’s… Continue reading Week 6 Thursday