The Messiah

Wednesday, December 8, 2021 Today’s Reading: Matthew 16:13-17 “But you,” He asked them, “Who do you say that I am?” Matthew 16:15 Reflection: Who is Jesus? While the world may try to answer this question, only those who draw near to Jesus receive the blessing of knowing Him in His fullness. When Jesus asks HisContinue reading “The Messiah”

Eternal Perspective

Tuesday, December 7, 2021 Today’s Reading: Ecclesiastes 1:1-11 What does a man gain for all his efforts he labors at under the sun? Ecclesiastes 1:3 Reflection: A life lived without an eternal perspective is futile. There is nothing in this world we can work for that brings lasting happiness or satisfaction. Even in all of hisContinue reading “Eternal Perspective”

Abundant Blessings

Monday, December 6, 2021 Today’s Reading: Leviticus 22:23 “When you reap the harvest of your land, you are not to reap all the way to the edge of your field or gather the gleanings of your harvest. Leave them for the poor and the foreign resident; I am the Lord your God.”  Leviticus 23:22 Reflection:Continue reading “Abundant Blessings”

Sunday Message: Preparation Plan

December 5th, 2021 Today’s Reading: Luke 3:1-6, 15-17 “…as it is written in the book of the words of the prophet Isaiah: A voice of one crying out in the wilderness: “Prepare the way for the Lord; make His paths straight!“ Luke 3:4 MAIN IDEA: PREPARE the way. Get OUT of the way. Let GODContinue reading “Sunday Message: Preparation Plan”

Perfect Judgment

Saturday, December 4, 2021 Today’s Reading: Proverbs 29:14 A king who judges the poor with fairness- his throne will be established forever. Proverbs 29:14 Reflection: No one but God is able to judge with absolute fairness. Rulers of the past, present, and future have and will always be flawed in their judgement upon others dueContinue reading “Perfect Judgment”

How to Worship

Friday, December 3, 2021 Today’s Reading: Leviticus 17:1-5 The Lord spoke to Moses: “Speak to Aaron, his sons, and all the Israelites and tell them: This is what the Lord has commanded.” Leviticus 17:1-2 Reflection: God is interested in the details of how we worship and honor Him. His expectation of us to listen andContinue reading “How to Worship”

Conquered

Thursday, December 2, 2021 Today’s Reading: Matthew 12:43-45 Then it says, ‘I’ll go back to my house that I came from.’ And when it arrives, it finds [the house] vacant, swept, and put in order.  Matthew 12:44 Reflection: God’s reign within us keeps us in His safety. After healing a demon-possessed man in the presenceContinue reading “Conquered”

The King’s Greatness

Wednesday, December 1, 2021 Today’s Reading: Proverbs 25:3-7 Don’t brag about yourself before the king, and don’t stand in the place of the great; for it is better for him to say to you, “Come up here!” than to demote you in plain view of a noble. Proverbs 25:6-7 Reflection: It is foolish to brag aboutContinue reading “The King’s Greatness”

Simple Trust

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 Today’s Reading: Leviticus 11:42-47 “For I am the Lord your God, so you must consecrate yourselves and be holy because I am holy. You must not defile yourselves by any swarming creature that crawls on the ground.” Leviticus 11:44 Reflection: God’s authority is not meant to be limited to only certain areasContinue reading “Simple Trust”

The Choice

Monday, November 29, 2021 Today’s Reading: Matthew 10:32-37 Don’t assume that I came to bring peace on the earth. I did not come to bring peace, but a sword. Matthew 10:34 Reflection: The message that Jesus gives to people about Himself and His Kingdom is divisive. It separates people and severs relationships. Why? Because itContinue reading “The Choice”