Wednesday, November 22, 2017

1 Peter 1:18-19 NIV 2011 For you know that it was not with perishable things such as silver or gold that you were redeemed from the empty way of life handed down to you from your ancestors, but with the precious blood of Christ, a lamb without blemish or defect.   Peter 1:1, “Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ.” He…

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Tuesday, November 21, 2017

2 Timothy 3:1-4 NIV 2011 But mark this: There will be terrible times in the last days. People will be lovers of themselves, lovers of all money, boastful proud, abusive, disobedient to their parents, ungrateful, unholy, without love, unforgiving, slanderous, without self-control, brutal, not lovers of the good, treacherous, rash, conceited, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God.  …

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Monday, November 20, 2017

Genesis 37:3, 50:19-20 NIV 2011 Now Israel loved Joseph more than any of his other sons, because he had been born to him in his old age; and he made an ornate robe for him. But Joseph said to them, “Don’t be afraid…You intended to harm me, but God intended it for good to accomplish what is now being done,…

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Sunday, November 19, 2017

Joshua 24:15 NIV 2011 “But if serving the Lord seems undesirable to you, then choose for yourselves this day whom you will serve, whether the gods your ancestors served beyond the Euphrates, or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land you are living. But as for me and my household, we will serve the Lord.”   God chose Joshua…

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Saturday, November 18, 2017

Philippians 3:8b-9 NIV 2011 I consider them garbage, that I may gain Christ and be found in him, not having a righteousness of my own that comes from the law, but that which is through faith in Christ—the righteousness that comes from God on the basis of faith.   Paul’s life was forever changed on the road to Damascus. Acts…

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Friday, November 17, 2017

Luke 3:21-22 NIV 2011 When all the people were being baptized, Jesus was baptized too. And as he was praying, heaven was opened and the Holy Spirit descended on him in bodily form like a dove. And a voice came from heaven: “You are my Son, whom I love; with you I am well pleased.”   Jesus’ baptism fulfilled all…

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Thursday, November 16, 2017

John 20:6b-8 NIV 2011 He saw the strips of linen lying there, as well as the cloth that had been wrapped around Jesus’ head. The cloth was still lying in the place, separate from the linen. Finally the other disciple, who had reached the tomb first, also went inside. He saw and believed.   John and Peter were the first…

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Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Joshua 1:5-6 NIV 2011 No one will be able to stand against you all the days of your life. As I was with Moses so I will be with you; I will never leave you nor forsake you. Be strong and courageous, because you will lead these people to inherit the land I swore to their ancestors to give them.…

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Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Exodus 20:5-6 NIV 2011 “You shall not bow down to them or worship them; for I, the Lord your God, am a jealous God, punishing the children for the sin of the parents to the third and fourth generations of those who hate me, but showing love to a thousand generations of those who love me and keep my commandments.”…

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Monday, November 13, 2017

1 Timothy 4:15-16 NIV 2011 Be diligent in these matters; give yourself wholly to them, so that everyone may see your progress. Watch your life and doctrine closely. Persevere in them, because if you do, you will save both yourself and your hearers.   Paul left Timothy to care for the church at Ephesus as he traveled on to Macedonia.…

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