True Love

Saturday, December 18, 2021 Today’s Reading: Song of Songs 1:1-4 Oh, that he would kiss me with the kisses of his mouth! For your love is more delightful than wine. Song of Songs 1:2 Reflection: The Song of Songs presents an image of what a relationship of love between God and His people can beContinue reading “True Love”

Seek Help

Friday, December 17, 2021 Today’s Reading: Numbers 21:4-9 So Moses made a bronze snake and mounted it on a pole. Whenever someone was bitten, and he looked at the bronze snake, he recovered. Numbers 21:9 Reflection: The bronze serpent is a mysterious way that God responds to the disobedience of His people. Here, the peopleContinue reading “Seek Help”

Word and Deed

Thursday, December 16, 2021 Today’s Reading: Matthew 21:28-32 “Which of the two did his father’s will?” “The first,” they said. Jesus said to them, “I assure you: Tax collectors and prostitutes are entering the kingdom of God before you!” Matthew 21:31 Reflection: Our deeds and actions matter to God. Jesus shares a parable with theContinue reading “Word and Deed”

Keep Working

Wednesday, December 15, 2021 Today’s Reading: Ecclesiastes 11:1-8 Just as you don’t know the path of the wind, or how bones [develop] in the womb of a pregnant woman, so you don’t know the work of God who makes everything. Ecclesiastes 11:5 Reflection: Invest diligently in the work of God, for we never know when orContinue reading “Keep Working”

Always Faithful

Tuesday, December 14, 2021 Today’s Reading: Numbers 15:1-5 “Speak to the Israelites and tell them: When you enter the land I am giving you to settle in…” Numbers 15:2 Reflection: Even when we fail God, He remains faithful to fulfill His promises. At this point in the relationship between the Israelites and God, the peopleContinue reading “Always Faithful”

Possible with God

Monday, December 13, 2021 Today’s Reading: Matthew 19:16-26 But Jesus looked at them and said, “With men this is impossible, but with God all things are possible.” Matthew 19:26 Reflection: With God, all things are possible. This statement here is best understood around the interaction Jesus has with a rich young ruler, who asks whatContinue reading “Possible with God”

Sunday Message: The Center of Our Joy

December 12th, 2021 Today’s Reading: Psalm 146:5-10 “Happy is he who has the God of Jacob for his help,Whose hope is in the LORD his God…” Psalm 146:5 MAIN IDEA: Placing our hope in GOD centers our joy on GOD. Text Notes: God, the BLESSED Hope (v.5-7) God, the RIGHTEOUS Hope (v.8-9) God, the ETERNAL Hope (v.10) Prayer: Lord God, You areContinue reading “Sunday Message: The Center of Our Joy”

Truly Good

Saturday, December 11, 2021 Today’s Reading: Ecclesiastes 6:7-12 For who knows what is good for a person in life, during the few and meaningless days they pass through like a shadow? Who can tell them what will happen under the sun after they are gone? Ecclesiastes 6:12 Reflection: What is truly good for us? KingContinue reading “Truly Good”

The Greatest in the Kingdom

Friday, December 10, 2021 Today’s Reading: Matthew 18:1-5 “Therefore, whoever humbles himself like this child-this one is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven.” Matthew 18:4 Reflection: Jesus calls us to be humble. When the disciples ask Him who the greatest in the Kingdom of Heaven is, Jesus answers by directing the disciples’ attention toContinue reading “The Greatest in the Kingdom”

Part of the Plan

Thursday, December 9, 2021 Today’s Reading: Numbers 4:46-49 At the Lord’s command they were registered under the direction of Moses, each one according to his work and transportation duty, and his assignment was as the Lord commanded Moses. Numbers 4:49 Reflection: Each one of God’s people is called to contribute to His work in aContinue reading “Part of the Plan”