1/27/23

Good morning! Text: Exodus 9-11; Psalm 22:12-31 As the Lord visits the ten plagues on Egypt, we repeatedly read that God “hardened Pharaoh’s heart,” …

1/26/23

Good morning! Text:  Psalm 22:1-11; Exodus 5-8. In today’s readings in Exodus, we read of how Pharaoh makes life miserable for the Israelites as he …

1/25/23

Good morning! Text: Exodus 1-4; Psalm 21      One passage I always connect with is the calling of Moses, in particular Exodus 4:10-14.  Moses sizes up …

1/12/23

Good morning! Text: Genesis 30-32; Psalm 11 After Jacob’s years in Paddan Aram serving his father-in-law Laban, Jacob packs up the wives, kids and …

1/11/23

Good morning! Text:  Genesis 27-29; Psalm 10. These stories in Genesis are astonishing.  There is a curious theme in these chapters, reminiscent of jokes about …

1/8/23

Good morning! Text:  Genesis 18-20; Psalm 7 In today’s reading I was arrested by Psalm 7:10-11: “My shield is with God, who saves the upright in heart.  …

1/6/23

Good morning! Text: Genesis 15-17; Psalm 6 Genesis is amazing, and today’s text is rich.  In it we find Abram receiving God’s powerful …

1/5/23

Good morning! Text:  Genesis 12-14; Psalm 5 In today’s Genesis text we begin the story of Abraham.  The first step out of the box is the account of God’s initial …

1/2/23

Good morning! Text:  Genesis 3-4; Psalm 2 It is painful to read about the Fall of humankind in Genesis 3.  Against the backdrop of Satan’s craft, the deception, the rebellion, and …

1/1/23

Good morning, and Happy New Year! Text: Genesis 1-2; Psalm 1 And so, a new year of reading through the Bible begins. Genesis brings us the very …

12/26/22

Good morning! Text: Revelation 17-18; Isaiah 64:1 Against the happy backdrop of our Christmas celebrations, the world is a mess.  We have just celebrated the event …

12/23/22

Good morning! Text: Revelation 11-12; Isaiah 61 Very cool reading today.  Isaiah 61 opens with the verses Jesus taught in the “grand opening” of His …

12/22/22

Good morning! Text:  Revelation 9-10; Isaiah 60 Yesterday marked the winter solstice, the shortest day of the year.  Today, there will be a wee bit more …

12/19/22

Good morning! Text: Revelation 5-6; Isaiah 58 Revelation chapters 4-5 are rich with images of the goings on in heaven – the majesty and the worship and the praise for …

12/10/22

Good morning! Text:  Zechariah 4-6; Isaiah 50 I recently heard a speaker point out that in various places in Scripture the Lord asks prophets being shown a …