February 12: “Jesus’ Death, Burial, and Resurrection”

11 Minute Read + Scripture readings Today’s Bible Reading: Genesis 45 Mark 15 Job 11 Romans 15 Today’s Bible Verse(s): “They brought Jesus to the place called Golgotha (which means Place of the Skull)… Then they crucified him … Pilate was surprised that he was already dead. Summoning the centurion, he asked him whether he […]

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September 16: “Finding Our Life in Jesus”

3 Minute Read + Scripture readings TODAY’S BIBLE READING: Isaiah 22:1–24:23 Galatians 2:17–3:9 Psalm 60:1-12 Proverbs 23:15-16 TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S): Galatians 2:20 (CSB): “I have been crucified with Christ, and I no longer live, but Christ lives in me. The life I now live in the body, I live by faith in the Son of […]

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April 28: “We Can Enter In!”

10 Minute Read TODAY’S BIBLE READING: Judges 8:18–9:21 Luke 23:44–24:12 Psalm 99:1-9 Proverbs 14:9-10 TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S): Luke 23:44-46 (CSB): “It was now about noon, and darkness came over the whole land until three, because the sun’s light failed. The curtain of the sanctuary was split down the middle. And Jesus called out with a […]

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March 9: “Is the Bread Really Jesus’ Body and the Juice Really His Blood?”

10 Minute Read TODAY’S BIBLE READING: Numbers 11:24–13:33 Mark 14:22-52 Psalm 52:1-9 Proverbs 11:1-3 TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S): Mark 14:22 (CSB): “As they were eating, he took bread, blessed and broke it, gave it to them, and said, ‘Take it; this is my body.’” REFLECTIONS ON TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S): I’m not sure why it keeps popping […]

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February 13: “Where Was Jesus Crucified?”

8 Minute Read + pictures & videos TODAY’S BIBLE READING: Exodus 35:10–36:38 Matthew 27:32-66 Psalm 34:1-10 Proverbs 9:7-8 TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S): Matthew 27:33 (CSB): “When they came to a place called Golgotha (which means Place of the Skull),” REFLECTIONS ON TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S): The Bible tells us clearly that Jesus was crucified at a place […]

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The Only Time Jesus Called God “God”

For the entirety of the Old Testament, God was known by His title, “God,” and His name, “Yahweh”. In giving His title and name to individuals and then to the nation of Israel, He made it clear that He desired to know and to be known by them. When we arrive in the New Testament, […]

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Walking Worthy of Our Calling

As I was reading my Bible this morning, a verse “jumped off the page.” Let me share it with you and then convey some thoughts that came to mind. Ephesians 4:1 (NLT): “Therefore I, a prisoner for serving the Lord, beg you to lead a life worthy of your calling, for you have been called […]

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Who Was Responsible for Jesus’ Death?

On our recent trip to Israel, we were blessed to have a very competent Jewish guide. She was able to give us a perspective on the Holy Land that was from someone who grew up in the Jewish culture. Her words and perspective were therefore very intriguing. However, she was not a follower-of-Jesus. She knew […]

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What was nailed to the cross? It’s more than you may have realized…

As I read through Colossians 2 this morning, I came across a very amazing word picture. It’s in regard to our sins and how God forgave them. God is infinitely holy and demands moral perfection from us. When we sin, we become ever more indebted to Him. That sin cannot simply be forgotten. His holiness […]

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Will Jesus be the only ‘imperfect’ one in Heaven?

By ‘imperfect,’ I am not speaking of Jesus’ moral qualities. I am also not speaking of His Deity. As God the Son, He is morally perfect and perfectly God in every way. I am using the word ‘imperfect’ in it’s loosest sense by speaking of Jesus’ appearance. When something is broken or showing signs of wear, someone […]

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