Week 35: Knowing His Voice

Week 35: Knowing His Voice Today’s Text: John 10-12 Key Text: John 10:1-3 “I tell you the truth, the man who does not enter the sheep pen by the gate, but climbs in some other way, is a thief and a robber. The man who enters by the gate is the shepherd of the sheep.… Continue reading Week 35: Knowing His Voice

Tireless Love

“Tireless Love” Key Texts: Mark 6:30-34 The apostles gathered around Jesus and reported to him all they had done and taught.  Then, because so many people were coming and going that they did not even have a chance to eat, he said to them, “Come with me by yourselves to a quiet place and get… Continue reading Tireless Love

Anointed with Truth

Anointed with Truth Key Texts:  1 John 2:20 But you have an anointing from the Holy One, and all of you know the truth. Anointing: It means “to smear or rub with oil” – and it has a rich history going back to the practice of ancient shepherds pouring oil on their sheep’s head, thus… Continue reading Anointed with Truth

Week 39 Monday

Wandering Today’s scripture selection: Numbers 25-29 Key verses: Numbers 27:15-23 Read the Old Testament – especially the passages about the “wilderness wanderings” of the Israelites – and one thing becomes very clear.  They knew all about wandering; not just physically, but spiritually as well. They frequently wandered off course – turning to other gods; other… Continue reading Week 39 Monday

Week 37 Friday

The Lion and Thunder Today’s scripture selection: Amos 1-4 Key verses: Amos 1:1 Amos knew about lions and storms. He was a shepherd, so he had likely confronted both. We today might picture calm shepherds watching over their sheep surrounded by peaceful green pastures – but that was only part of their life.  Powerful threatening… Continue reading Week 37 Friday

Week 32 Wednesday

Life in the Pasture Today’s scripture selection: Psalms 93-95 Key verses: Psalm 95:6-7 As a pastor I have always loved these verses from Psalm 95: “Come, let us bow down in worship, let us kneel before the LORD our Maker; for he is our God and we are the people of his pasture, the flock… Continue reading Week 32 Wednesday

Week 8 Wednesday

No Greener Pastures Today’s scripture selection: Psalms 21-23 Key verses: Psalm 23           Of all the beloved scriptures of the Bible, I suppose there are none more recognized, and revered, than those of Psalm 23.      Even those who know almost nothing of the faith are familiar with these words:      “The Lord is… Continue reading Week 8 Wednesday