April 8: “How to Be Kind to Those To Harm Us”

When God tells us to love our enemies and pray for those who abuse us, it might seem impossible. Yet, there is a biblical paradigm that can enable us to follow these commands.

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April 6: “Choose Life that You May Live”

The Bible isn’t simply a book with a bunch of rules. It is the instruction manual for living in a broken world. If we do what God tells us to do, we are free to experience the blessings that come to those who obey.

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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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