Tuesday, April 3, 2018

1 Corinthians 1:30-31 NIV 2011 It is because of him that you are in Christ Jesus, who has become for us wisdom from God—that is, our righteousness, holiness and redemption. Therefore, as it is written: “Let the one who boasts boast in the Lord.”   Paul’s first letter to the church at Corinth begins and ends with instruction to stand…

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Monday, April 2, 2018

1 Chronicles 16:11-14 NIV 2011 Look to the Lord and his strength; seek his face always. Remember the wonders he has done, his miracles, and the judgment he pronounced, you his servants, the descendants of Israel, his chosen ones, the children of Jacob. He is the Lord our God; his judgments are in all the earth.   David was God’s…

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Sunday, April 1, 2018

Matthew 28:3-5 NIV 2011 His appearance was like lightning, and his clothes were white as snow. The guards were so afraid of him they shook and became like dead men. The angel said to the women, “Do not be afraid, for I know that you are looking for Jesus, who was crucified.”   John 20:1, “Early on the first day…

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Saturday, March 31, 2018

Ephesians 4:25, 29 NIV 2011 Therefore each of you must put off falsehood and speak truthfully to your neighbor, for we are all members of one body. Do not let any unwholesome talk come out of your mouths, but only what is helpful for building others up according to their needs, that it may benefit those who listen.   Paul’s…

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Friday, March 30, 2018

Romans 15:3-4 NIV 2011 For even Christ did not please himself but, as it is written: “The insults of those who insult you have fallen on me.” For everything that was written in the past was written to teach us, so that through the endurance taught in the Scriptures and the encouragement they provide we might have hope.   Jesus…

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Thursday, March 29, 2018

Matthew 26:28, 1 Corinthians 11:25 NVI 2011 “This is my body of the covenant which is poured out for many for the forgiveness of sin.” In the same way, after supper he took the cup, saying, “This cup is the new covenant in my blood; do this, whenever you drink it, in remembrance of me.”   Matthew quoted Jesus’ words…

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Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Colossians 3:16-17 NIV 2011 Let the message of Christ dwell among you, richly as you teach and admonish one another with all wisdom, through psalms, hymns, and songs from the Spirit, singing to God with gratitude in your hearts. And whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks…

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Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Titus 2:11-13a NIV 2011 For the grace of God has appeared that offers salvation to all people. It teaches us to say “No” to ungodliness and worldly passions, and to live self-controlled, upright and godly lives in this present age, while we wait for the blessed hope.   Paul’s letter to Titus goes into doctrinal basics for holy living. One…

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Monday, March 26, 2017

Philippians 4:8-9 NIV 2011 Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things. Whatever you have learned or received or heard from me, or seen in me—put it into practice. And the God of peace will be with you.…

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Sunday, March 25, 2018

John 12:12-13 NIV 2011 The next day the great crowd that had come for the festival heard that Jesus was on his way to Jerusalem. They took palm branches and went out to meet him, shouting, “Hosanna!” “Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord!” “Blessed is the king of Israel!”   Jesus began his journey to…

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