Tag Archives: Scripture

June 27 – The Good News Overpowers the Bad News

Job 8-10 Acts 8:26-40 “The officer said to Philip, ‘Please tell me, who is the prophet talking about—himself or someone else?’ Philip began to speak, and starting with this same Scripture, he told the man the Good News about Jesus.” … Continue reading

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January 24 – More Questions Than Answers

Exodus 9-11 Matthew 15:21-39 “Jesus left that place and went to the area of Tyre and Sidon. A Canaanite woman from that area came to Jesus and cried out, ‘Lord, Son of David, have mercy on me! My daughter has … Continue reading

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August 29 – Drop the Stones

John 8:1-20; 2 Chronicles 1:1-2:16; Zechariah 14 I have a lot to do today. When I’m overwhelmed with tasks that need to be accomplished, I create a “to-do” list. I know, I should do something like that every day, but … Continue reading

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August 28 – Cool, Refreshing Water

John 7:25-52; 1 Chronicles 29; Zechariah 13 Water. Refreshing cool water on a hot day. Growing up, we drank it out of the hose. We took turns and made sure we didn’t get our mouth on the end of the … Continue reading

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August 16 – And They Walked With Him

John 2; 1 Chronicles 10-11; Zechariah1 It’s amazing how many things people remember after the fact. When somebody does something heroic and news reporters check with the neighbors they’ll often remember what a good kid that person was as they … Continue reading

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June 21 – The End is Near! 

Mark 5:21-43; 2 Samuel 14; Daniel 8 If you want to see strange predictions, look at the different ways people see the end of the world coming. Whether the predictions are based on scientific views of the sun exploding or … Continue reading

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September 17 – My Way

Psalm 113; Isaiah 5:8-23; Mark 12:41-44 The song “My Way” hit the charts in April of 1969 and stayed in the top 40 for 75 weeks, until September of 1971. Paul Anka wrote it specifically for Frank Sinatra whose beautiful … Continue reading

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July 11 – Keeping Things Even

Psalm 25:11-20; Job 24:1-8; James 2:1-7 A while back my pastor asked me to take his place in a ministry that he is involved in outside the church. I would share the gospel with some homeless men at a shelter … Continue reading

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February 7 – Think About Jesus

Hebrews 3:1-4:13; Genesis 48; Psalm 38 I begin each day reading God’s word and reacting to it. Then, the busy begins. Work needs to be done and timelines need to be kept. When I’m at school, I can’t do the … Continue reading

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August 23 – Search For Truth

The Pharisees sought to do what God wanted. They were zealous in all that they did to be sure that they didn’t sin or transgress God’s commands. They studied the Scriptures diligently. But like men who discard diamonds as pieces of glass while they are digging for gold, the Pharisees missed the point of the Scriptures. Continue reading

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