October 6: “Living for Eternity”

4 Minute Read + Scripture readings Today’s Bible Reading: 1 Kings 9Ephesians 6Ezekiel 39Psalms 90 Today’s Bible Verse(s): Psalm 90:2 (CSB): “Before the mountains were born, before you gave birth to the earth and the world, from eternity to eternity, you are God.” Reflections on Today’s Bible Verse(s): What is time? I didn’t ask “What […]

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August 3: “Looking Forward to Heaven”

4 Minute Read + Scripture readings Today’s Bible Reading: Judges 17Acts 21Jeremiah 30-31Mark 16 Today’s Bible Verse(s): Jeremiah 31:33 (CSB): “ ‘Instead, this is the covenant I will make with the house of Israel after those days’ — the LORD’s declaration. ‘I will put my teaching within them and write it on their hearts. I […]

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July 14: “Jesus’ Imperfect Heavenly Body”

11 Minute Read + Scripture readings Today’s Bible Reading: Joshua 20-21Acts 1Jeremiah 10Matthew 24 Today’s Bible Verse(s): Acts 1:9 (CSB): “After he had said this, he was taken up as they were watching, and a cloud took him out of their sight.” Reflections on Today’s Bible Verse(s): It is so fun(!) to read through the […]

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June 20: “The Strange Beauty of Death”

6 Minute Read + Scripture readings Today’s Bible Reading: Deuteronomy 25Psalms 116Isaiah 52Revelation 22 Today’s Bible Verse(s): Psalm 116:15 (CSB): “The death of his faithful one is valuable in the Lord’s sight.” Reflections on Today’s Bible Verse(s): The verse that I have chosen for today seems a bit unusual. In fact, it may seem odd. “The […]

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October 22: “God’s Eternality and Our Comfort”

4 Minute Read + Scripture readings TODAY’S BIBLE READING: Jeremiah 39:1–41:18 2 Timothy 1:1-18 Psalms 90:1–91:16 Proverbs 26:1-2 TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S): Psalm 90:2 (CSB): “Before the mountains were born, before you gave birth to the earth and the world, from eternity to eternity, you are God.” REFLECTIONS ON TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S): Our Verse for Today […]

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Sermon: “Jesus, the Resurrection, and Your Eternal Destiny” (2 Timothy 2:7-13)

Easter wouldn’t be complete without a sermon on the resurrection of our Lord and Savior. But, while Christians celebrate that fact, we may wonder if there are substantive proofs of Jesus’ resurrection. We may also wonder what implications it has for us that Jesus rose from the dead. Regarding substantive proofs of the resurrection, you […]

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February 8: “How Long is Eternity?”

5 Minute Read TODAY’S BIBLE READING: Exodus 28:1-43 Matthew 25:31–26:13 Psalm 31:9-18 Proverbs 8:12-13 TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S): Matthew 25:46 (CSB): “And they will go away into eternal punishment, but the righteous into eternal life.” REFLECTIONS ON TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S): Our Verse for Today is as simple as it is powerful. It is easy to read […]

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Heaven will not be a long church service! (—Sigh of relief!—)

I’ll have to admit that the thought of Heaven wasn’t too attractive to me as a young child. Of course, I understood that Hell needed to be avoided for obvious reasons. But, Heaven … well … what’s so great about a long worship service that never, ever, ever, ever ends? I’ve been in some worship […]

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Removed from Eden

This morning, as I have again recently started my yearly journey of reading through the entirety of Scripture, I came across Genesis 3:22-24. Here’s how the New Living Translation reads:   22 Then the Lord God said, “Look, the human beings have become like us, knowing both good and evil. What if they reach out, take […]

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