5/6/21

Good morning! Text:  Romans 6-8; Proverbs 21:1-16 Romans is remarkably dense, filled to the brim with theological truth.  It is worthy of careful …

5/5/21

Good Morning! Text:  Romans 4-5 and Proverbs 20:16-30 The opening verses of Romans 5 are a beautiful summary portrait of the Christian life: …since we have …

5/3/21

Good morning! Text:  Judges 19-21; Proverbs 19:15-29 While we have been reading the wild stories of Judges, we have also been taking in Proverbs. The Book …

5/2/21

Good morning! Text:  Judges 16-18; Proverbs 19:1-14 The Book of Judges is filled with unsettling stories – Jephthah’s daughter, Samson’s foolishness …

5/1/21

Good morning! Text: Judges 13-15; Proverbs 18 In Judges 13 we find the opening of the story of Samson, memorable from Sunday school days for …

4/29/21

Good morning! Today is a reflection day. Our Bible reading schedule gets through the entire Book in a year.  The plan has “reflection days” which allow …

4/26/21

Good morning! Text:  Judges 4-6; Psalm 69:19-36 The story of Gideon is a personal favorite.  The Midianites have been oppressing Israel for years, …

4/25/21

Good morning! Text:  Judges 1-3; Psalm 69:1-18 The time of the judges in Israel provides a study in human sin in the lives of people who ought to know better.  The pattern …

4/23/21

Good morning! Text:  Matthew 23-25;  Psalm 67 In these chapters of Matthew, Jesus teaches about the end of this world, His glorious return, and the judgment …

4/16/21

Good morning! Text:  Matthew 5-7; Psalm 61 The teaching of Jesus in the sermon on the mount is beyond challenging.  He is literally turning an upside-down …

4/15/21

Good morning! Text:  Matthew 1-4; Psalm 60 In Matthew’s account of Jesus’ birth, we read clearly of how the virgin birth fulfills the words of the prophet …

4/14/21

Good morning! Today is a reflection day. In Joshua there is a repeating theme.  In Chapter 3, upon crossing the Jordan, the Israelites set up pillars of …

4/13/21

Good morning! Text:  Joshua 22-24; Psalm 59 Joshua 24:15 is an obvious place to take pause and reflect in today’s reading.  The words are familiar …

4/9/21

Good morning! Text: Joshua 10-12;  Psalm 55 These Joshua chapters are swift and violent, and portray the lightning warfare of the Israelite conquest of the promised …

4/6/21

Good morning! Text:  Joshua 4-6; Psalm 53 I have always been fascinated by the scene at the end of Joshua (5:13-15) where the man with the drawn sword …

4/4/21

Good morning!  Happy Resurrection Sunday!  HE IS RISEN! Text:  James 3-5; Psalm 51 There is certainly plenty of rich content in today’s …

4/3/21

Good morning! Text:  James 1-3; Psalm 50 The Book of James is packed full of powerful truth and instruction for the Christian life.  In today’s …

4/2/21

Good morning! Text:  Deuteronomy 31-34; Psalm 49 “The eternal God is your dwelling place,     and underneath are the everlasting arms.”   …

3/31/21

Good morning!   Today is a reflection day.  These are the words that open Psalm 42: “As the deer pants for streams of water, so my soul pants for you, …

3/30/21

Good morning! Today is a reflection day. Every day we, as Christians, are in spiritual battle.  The main battleground is within – as the enemy works …

3/28/21

Good morning! Text:  Deuteronomy 23-26; Psalm 47 Deuteronomy 26  opens with the LORD’s commandments regarding “first fruits,” the first and the best of the produce of the land which the LORD has …

3/25/21

Good morning! Text: Deuteronomy 14-16; Psalm 44 A theme that repeats in the Old Testament is the “jubilee” and the “Sabbath year” – where debts are forgiven, …

3/20/21

Good morning! Text:  Deuteronomy 1-4; Psalm 40 In Deuteronomy 4, we read how the Lord has done incredible things for the Israelites.  What is more, those …