Christ Makes Us New

Thursday November 26, 2020 Today’s Reading: 2 Corinthians 5:16-21 Therefore if anyone is in Christ, there is a new creation; old things have passed away, and look, new things have come. 2 Corinthians 5:17 Reflection: Christ makes us new. The Apostle Paul explains that anyone who is in Christ, that is, in a restored relationship withContinue reading “Christ Makes Us New”

Treasure in Earthen Vessels

Wednesday November 25, 2020 Today’s Reading: 2 Corinthians 4:7-12 Now we have this treasure in clay jars, so that this extraordinary power may be from God and not from us. 2 Corinthians 4:7 Reflection: We as believers hold within us a great treasure. It is the wonderful Message of the Gospel. Paul likens us toContinue reading “Treasure in Earthen Vessels”

Made Free by the King

Tuesday November 24, 2020 Today’s Reading: Micah 5:7-15 Then the remnant of Jacob will be among many peoples like dew from the Lord, like showers on the grass, which do not wait for anyone or linger for mankind. Micah 5:7 Reflection: We are free in Jesus. Hundreds of years before the birth of Jesus Christ,Continue reading “Made Free by the King”

God is Sovereign, God is Faithful

Monday November 23, 2020 Today’s Reading: 2 Kings 14:23-29  However, the Lord had not said He would blot out the name of Israel from under heaven, so He delivered them by the hand of Jeroboam son of Jehoash. 2 Kings 14:27 Reflection: Even during the reign of a corrupt and evil king, the Sovereign KingContinue reading “God is Sovereign, God is Faithful”

Hope in the Shepherd

Saturday November 21, 2020 Today’s Reading: Micah 2:12-13 I will indeed gather all of you, Jacob; I will collect the remnant of Israel. Micah 2:12a Reflection: Even now the Lord God is gathering His people into His fold. The prophet Micah forewarns Israel of a time where they experience God’s judgment upon them. This wouldContinue reading “Hope in the Shepherd”

Jesus’ Real Resurrection

Friday November 20, 2020 Today’s Reading: 1 Corinthians 15:1-11 For I passed on to you as most important what I also received: that Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures, that He was buried, that He was raised on the third day according to the Scriptures,  1 Corinthians 15:3-4 Reflection: We have assurance thatContinue reading “Jesus’ Real Resurrection”

Being Compassionate Like God

Thursday November 19, 2020 Today’s Reading: Jonah 4:1-5 The Lord asked, “Is it right for you to be angry?”  Jonah 4:4 Reflection: God’s heart of compassion extends to all people. After a successful day of preaching to the City of Nineveh, the entire city repents and believes in God. But Jonah is furious at thisContinue reading “Being Compassionate Like God”

God’s Reach

Wednesday November 18, 2020 Today’s Reading: Jonah 3 Then God saw their actions-that they had turned from their evil ways-so God relented from the disaster He had threatened to do to them. And He did not do it. Jonah 3:10 Reflection: God goes to great lengths to bring salvation. When Jonah finally concedes to God’sContinue reading “God’s Reach”

Just Like Jonah

Tuesday November 17, 2020 Today’s Reading: Jonah 2 “I sank to the foundations of the mountains; the earth with its prison bars closed behind me forever! But You raised my life from the Pit, Lord my God!” Jonah 2:6 Reflection: Out of all of God’s prophets, Jonah is perhaps the least likeable. He has someContinue reading “Just Like Jonah”

Different Gifts, Same Goal

Monday November 16, 2020 Today’s Reading: 1 Corinthians 12:27-31 “Are all apostles? Are all prophets? Are all teachers? Do all do miracles? Do all have gifts of healing? Do all speak in languages? Do all interpret?”  1 Corinthians 12:29-30 Reflection: One of the wonders of creation is that every creation has a purpose. We may notContinue reading “Different Gifts, Same Goal”