Son of God

Wednesday, December 29, 2021 Today’s Reading: Matthew 27: 32-44 Those who passed by were yelling insults at Him, shaking their heads and saying, “The One who would demolish the sanctuary and rebuild it in three days, save Yourself! If You are the Son of God, come down from the cross!” Matthew 27: 39-40 Reflection: Jesus was mockedContinue reading “Son of God”

The One True God

Monday, December 27, 2021 Today’s Reading: Deuteronomy 4:32-39 “You were shown [these things] so that you would know that the Lord is God; there is no other besides Him.” Deuteronomy 4:35 Reflection: In recalling God’s works we realize His greatness. Moses recounts for Israel the many wonders that the LORD their God has shown themContinue reading “The One True God”

For God’s Work

Saturday, December 25, 2021 Today’s Reading: Matthew 26:6-13 But Jesus, aware of this, said to them, “Why are you bothering this woman? She has done a noble thing for Me.” Matthew 26:10 Reflection: Nothing truly done for Jesus’ sake is ever wasteful. Days before His crucifixion, a woman with an alabaster jar empties expensive perfumeContinue reading “For God’s Work”

Following His Lead

Friday, December 24, 2021 Today’s Reading: Numbers 32:1-5 They said, “If we have found favor in your sight, let this land be given to your servants as a possession. Don’t make us cross the Jordan.” Numbers 32:1-5 Reflection: In order to reach the Promised Land God has in store for us, we need to followContinue reading “Following His Lead”

Heavenly Blessings

Thursday, December 23, 2021 Today’s Reading:  Job 1:8-22 Then Job stood up, tore his robe and shaved his head. He fell to the ground and worshiped, saying: Naked I came from my mother’s womb, and naked I will leave this life. The Lord gives, and the Lord takes away. Praise the name of the Lord. Job 1:20-21 Reflection: GodContinue reading “Heavenly Blessings”

Beautiful

Wednesday, December 22, 2021 Today’s Reading: Song of Songs 6:4-10 Who is this who shines like the dawn – as beautiful as the moon, bright as the sun, awe-inspiring as an army with banners?  Song of Songs 6:10 Reflection: The Church is deeply loved by Christ. In the Song of Songs, a shepherd beholds hisContinue reading “Beautiful”

Moved by God

Tuesday, December 21, 2021 Today’s Reading: Numbers 24:1-13 “If Balak were to give me his house full of silver and gold, I could not go against the Lord’s command, to do [anything] good or bad of my own will? I will say whatever the Lord says.” Numbers 24:13 Reflection: We must proclaim the Word thatContinue reading “Moved by God”

Loving God

Monday, December 20, 2021 Today’s Reading: Matthew 22:36-40 He said to him, “Love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind. This is the greatest and most important commandment.” Matthew 22:37-38 Reflection: God desires our love. The Pharisees test Jesus by asking which commandments are more importantContinue reading “Loving God”

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”