Monthly Archives: August 2019

August 21 – Signs and Wonders, or Acts of Faith?

John 4:43-54; 1 Chronicles 17; Zechariah 6  “Then Jesus said to him, ‘Unless you people see signs and wonders, you will by no means believe.’” (John 4:48 NKJV) Jesus left the festival in Jerusalem and went back to Cana in … Continue reading

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August 20 – All Religions Are the Same

John 4:27-42; 1 Chronicles 16:7-43; Zechariah 5 “For all the gods of the peoples are idols, But the Lord made the heavens.” (1 Chronicles 16:26 NKJV) There is an innate desire in all people to find God. Pascal described that … Continue reading

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August 19 – Taking the Road You Wouldn’t Normally Travel

John 4:1-26; 1 Chronicles 15:1-16:6; Zechariah 4 “But He needed to go through Samaria.” (John 4:4 NKJV)  Samaria was on the road that led from Jerusalem to Galilee. That being said, no good Jew needed to go through Samaria. The … Continue reading

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August 18 – More Jesus

John 3:22-36; 1 Chronicles 13-14; Zechariah3 “He must increase, but I must decrease.” (John 3:30 NKJV)  John’s disciples and some of the Jewish leaders got into a dispute about the rules of purification. My guess, based on the wording in … Continue reading

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August 17 – It Began at Night

John 3:1-21; 1 Chronicles 12; Zechariah2 “There was a man of the Pharisees named Nicodemus, a ruler of the Jews. This man came to Jesus by night and said to Him, ‘Rabbi, we know that You are a teacher come … Continue reading

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August 16 – What Can You Bring to God?

John 2; 1 Chronicles 10-11; Zechariah1 “And he said to him, ‘Every man at the beginning sets out the good wine, and when the guests have well drunk, then the inferior. You have kept the good wine until now!’” (John … Continue reading

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August 15 – The Work of Priests in God’s Kingdom

John 1:35-51; 1 Chronicles 9; Haggai 1:1-2:23 “For in this trusted office were four chief gatekeepers; they were Levites. And they had charge over the chambers and treasuries of the house of God. And they lodged all around the house … Continue reading

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August 14 – Tearing Down the Sin Barrier

John 1:19-34; 1 Chronicles 7-8; Zephaniah 3 “The next day John saw Jesus coming toward him, and said, ‘Behold! The Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world!’” (John 1:29 NKJV)  The religious leaders had been grilling … Continue reading

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August 13 – It’s Time to Be the Light

Quick note: yesterday was another traveling day. We got great medical news, but I was still too tired to finish and post this yesterday. John 1:1-18; 1 Chronicles 5-6; Zephaniah 2 “In Him was life, and the life was the … Continue reading

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August 12 – Don’t Just Wait, Get Busy!

2 Corinthians 13; 1 Chronicles 3-4; Zephaniah 1 “Be silent in the presence of the Lord God; For the day of the Lord is at hand, For the Lord has prepared a sacrifice; He has invited His guests.” (Zephaniah 1:7 … Continue reading

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