October 14: “Use Your Words to Bless Others”

3 Minute Read + Scripture readings Today’s Bible Reading: 1 Kings 17Colossians 4Ezekiel 47Psalms 103 Today’s Bible Verse(s): Colossians 4:6 (CSB): “Let your speech always be gracious, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how you should answer each person.” Reflections on Today’s Bible Verse(s): Our mouths, in relationship with all of the other […]

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August 14: “Living a Blessed Life”

6 Minute Read + Scripture readings (If you want to listen to an audio version of today’s blog post, simply go to https://anchor.fm/mattellis1997, or search for “Reflections on Truth” by Matt Ellis wherever you download your favorite podcasts.) Today’s Bible Reading: 1 Samuel 4Romans 4Jeremiah 42Psalms 18 Today’s Bible Verse(s): Roman 4:7-8 (CSB) “Blessed are those […]

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August 10: “The Blessings of Faithfulness to the Lord”

5 Minute Read + Scripture readings (If you want to listen to an audio version of today’s blog post, simply go to https://anchor.fm/mattellis1997, or search for “Reflections on Truth” by Matt Ellis wherever you download your favorite podcasts.) Today’s Bible Reading: Ruth 3-4Acts 28Jeremiah 38Psalms 11-12 Today’s Bible Verse(s): Ruth 4:18–22 (CSB): “Now these are […]

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July 17: “We Need More Men With the Resolve of Joshua!”

4 Minute Read + Scripture readings Today’s Bible Reading: Joshua 24Acts 4Jeremiah 13Matthew 27 Today’s Bible Verse(s): Joshua 24:15 (CSB): “But if it doesn’t please you to worship the Lord, choose for yourselves today: Which will you worship—the gods your ancestors worshiped beyond the Euphrates River or the gods of the Amorites in whose land […]

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June 6: “Obeying God For Our Own Good”

5 Minute Read + Scripture readings Today’s Bible Reading: Deuteronomy 10Psalm 94Isaiah 38Revelation 8 Today’s Bible Verse(s): “Deuteronomy 10:12–13 (CSB): “And now, Israel, what does the Lord your God ask of you except to fear the Lord your God by walking in all his ways, to love him, and to worship the Lord your God […]

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June 4: “The Blessings of Obedience”

4 Minute Read + Scripture readings Today’s Bible Reading: Deuteronomy 8Psalm 91Isaiah 36Revelation 6 Today’s Bible Verse(s): Deuteronomy 8:1 (CSB): “Carefully follow every command I am giving you today, so that you may live and increase, and may enter and take possession of the land the Lord swore to your ancestors.” Reflections on Today’s Bible […]

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June 1: “The Blessing of Obeying the Lord”

6 Minute Read + Scripture readings Today’s Bible Reading: Deuteronomy 5Psalms 88Isaiah 33Revelation 3 Today’s Bible Verse(s): Deuteronomy 5:32-33 (CSB): “Be careful to do as the LORD your God has commanded you; you are not to turn aside to the right or the left. Follow the whole instruction the LORD your God has commanded you, […]

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February 20: “Loving the Unloveable”

4 Minute Read + Scripture readings Today’s Bible Reading: Exodus 3 Luke 6 Job 20 1 Corinthians 7 Today’s Bible Verse(s): “But I say to you who listen: Love your enemies, do what is good to those who hate you, bless those who curse you, pray for those who mistreat you.” Luke 6:27-28 (CSB)   […]

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January 29: “Parents, Be a Source of Blessing to Your Children”

5 Minute Read + Scripture readings Today’s Bible Reading: Genesis 30 Mark 1 Esther 6 Romans 1 Today’s Bible Verse(s): “But Laban said to him, ‘If I have found favor with you, stay. I have learned by divination that the LORD has blessed me because of you.’ … So Jacob said to him, ‘You know […]

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January 26: “The Power of a Parent’s Blessing”

5 Minute Read + Scripture readings Today’s Bible Reading: Genesis 27 Matthew 26 Esther 3 Acts 26 Today’s Bible Verse(s): “When Esau heard his father’s words, he cried out with a loud and bitter cry and said to his father, ‘Bless me too, my father!’” ‭‭Genesis‬ ‭27:34‬ ‭CSB‬‬ Reflections on Today’s Bible Verse(s): There was […]

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