Wednesday, September 6, 2017

John 12:23-25a NIV 2011 Jesus replied, “The hour has come for the Son of Man to be glorified. Very truly I tell you, unless a kernel of wheat falls to the ground and dies, it remains only a single seed. But if it dies, it produces many seeds. Anyone who loves their life will lose it…”   All avenues of…

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Tuesday, September 5, 2017

2 Corinthians 1:9b-11aNIV 2011 But this happened that we might not rely on ourselves but on God, who raises the dead. He has delivered us from such a deadly peril, and he will deliver us again. On him we have set our hope that he will continue to deliver us, as you help us by your prayers.   Though Paul…

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Monday, September 4, 2017

Habakkuk 2:4-5 NIV 2011 “See, the enemy is puffed up; his desires are not upright—but the righteous person will live by his faithfulness—indeed, wine betrays him; he is arrogant and never at rest. Because he is greedy as the grave and like death is never satisfied, he gathers to himself all the nations and takes captive all the peoples.”  …

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Sunday, September 3, 2017

Judges 13:24-25 NIV 2011 The woman gave birth to a boy and named him Samson. He grew and the Lord blessed him, and the Spirit of the Lord began to stir him while he was in Mahaneh Dan, between Zorah and Eshtaol.   God chose Manoah from the clan of Danites and his wife who was childless to give birth…

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Saturday, September 2, 2017

Exodus 12:13-14 NIV 2011 “The blood will be a sign for you on the houses where you are, and when I see the blood, I will pass over you. No destructive plague will touch you when I strike Egypt. “This is a day you are to commemorate; for the generations to come you shall celebrate it as a festival to…

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Thursday, August 31, 2017

Romans 11:33-36 NIV 2011 Oh, the depth of the riches of the wisdom and knowledge of God! How unsearchable his judgments, and his paths beyond tracing out! “Who has known the mind of the Lord? Or who has been his counselor?” For from him and through him and for him are all things. To him be the glory forever! Amen.…

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Wednesday, August 30, 2017

1 Corinthians 8:1-3 NIV 2011 Now about food sacrificed to idols: We know that “We all possess knowledge.” But knowledge puffs up while love builds up. Those who think they know something do not yet know as they ought to know. But whoever loves God is known by God.   Paul addressed the debate within the church regarding food that…

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Tuesday, August 29, 2017

1 Thessalonians 5:23-24 NIV 2011 May God himself, the God of peace, sanctify you through and through. May your whole spirit, soul and body be kept blameless at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. The one who calls you is faithful and he will do it.   Many of Paul’s letters include “the God of peace” at the end…

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Monday, August 28, 2017

Psalm 119:11-114 NIV 2011 Your statutes are my heritage forever; they are the joy of my heart. My heart is set on keeping your decrees to the very end. I hate double-minded people, but I love your law. You are my refuge and my shield; I have put my hope in your words.   God’s Word is the only constant…

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Sunday, August 27, 2017

Hebrews 2:9 NIV 2011 But we do see Jesus, who was made lower than the angels for a little while, now crowned with glory and honor because he suffered death, so that by the grace of God he might taste death for everyone.   While the author never identifies himself, a man well versed in the Old Testament wrote Hebrews.…

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