June 25: “Delighting in God’s Word”

6 Minute Read + Scripture readings Today’s Bible Reading: Deuteronomy 30Psalms 119:73-96Isaiah 57Matthew 5 Today’s Bible Verse(s): Psalm 119:92–93 (CSB): “If your instruction had not been my delight, I would have died in my affliction. I will never forget your precepts, for you have given me life through them.” Reflections on Today’s Bible Verse(s): There have […]

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June 24: “Psalm 119 and God’s Word”

5 Minute Read + Scripture readings Today’s Bible Reading: Deuteronomy 29Psalms 119:49-72Isaiah 56Matthew 4 Today’s Bible Verse(s): Psalm 119:54 (CSB): “Your statutes are the theme of my song during my earthly life.” Reflections on Today’s Bible Verse(s): What is the longest chapter in the Bible? If you answered, “Psalm 119,” you are correct. It contains […]

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June 23: “Rain, God’s Word, and Blessings Galore”

4 Minute Read + Scripture readings Today’s Bible Reading: Deuteronomy 28:20-68Psalms 119:25-48Isaiah 55Matthew 3 Today’s Bible Verse(s): Isaiah 55:10–11 (CSB): “For just as rain and snow fall from heaven and do not return there without saturating the earth and making it germinate and sprout, and providing seed to sow and food to eat, so my […]

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June 22: “One Clear Pathway to Holiness”

4 Minute Read + Scripture readings Today’s Bible Reading: Deuteronomy 27-28:19Psalms 119:1-24Isaiah 54Matthew 2 Today’s Bible Verse(s): Psalm 119:11 (CSB): “I have treasured your word in my heart so that I may not sin against you.” Reflections on Today’s Bible Verse(s): God has called us to a holy life (1 Peter 1:16). In fact, if […]

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May 27: “The Relationship Between Love and Obedience”

3 Minute Read + Scripture readings Today’s Bible Reading: Numbers 36Psalm 80Isaiah 282 John 1 Today’s Bible Verse(s): 2 John 6 (CSB): “This is love: that we walk according to his commands. This is the command as you have heard it from the beginning: that you walk in love. ” Reflections on Today’s Bible Verse(s): […]

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May 21: “When Was a Writing Considered to be Scripture?”

6 Minute Read + Scripture readings Today’s Bible Reading: Numbers 30 Psalms 74 Isaiah 22 2 Peter 3 Today’s Bible Verse(s): “Also, regard the patience of our Lord as salvation, just as our dear brother Paul has written to you according to the wisdom given to him. He speaks about these things in all his […]

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Verses Removed from our Bibles? What?!

As happens so often on Facebook, someone will write some comments (sometimes speaking authoritatively) and it gets shared hundreds or even thousands of times. I have seen one such post more than a few times but was only recently asked to address its claims. So, I will try to answer the question but I will […]

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May 18: “Praying Through Scripture”

5 Minute Read + Scripture readings Today’s Bible Reading: Numbers 27 Psalms 70-71 Isaiah 17-18 1 Peter 5 Today’s Bible Verse(s): “Be sober-minded, be alert. Your adversary the devil is prowling around like a roaring lion, looking for anyone he can devour. Resist him, firm in the faith, knowing that the same kind of sufferings […]

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April 14: “Jesus and the Two Drinks”

8 Minute Read + Scripture readings Today’s Bible Reading: Leviticus 18 Psalms 22 Ecclesiastes 1 1 Timothy 3 Today’s Bible Verse(s): “My God, my God, why have you abandoned me? Why are you so far from my deliverance and from my words of groaning?” Psalm 22:1 (CSB) Reflections on Today’s Bible Verse(s): A couple of […]

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April 10: “Our Prayers, a Pleasing Aroma”

5 Minute Read + Scripture readings Today’s Bible Reading: Leviticus 14 Psalm 17 Proverbs 28 2 Thessalonians 2 Today’s Bible Verse(s): “Anyone who turns his ear away from hearing the law — even his prayer is detestable.” Proverbs 28:9 (CSB) Reflections on Today’s Bible Verse(s): We understand throughout Scripture that God loves it when we […]

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