March 7: “On Dying and Angels”

While death is an ugly thing, it is the doorway to the heavenly home of the Jesus-follower. Further, there are heavenly beings in the room when our loved one dies.

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October 9: “The Balance of the Christian Life”

5 Minute Read + Scripture readings Today’s Bible Reading: 1 Kings 12Philippians 3Ezekiel 42Psalms 94 Today’s Bible Verse(s): Philippians 3:18–20 (CSB): “For I have often told you, and now say again with tears, that many live as enemies of the cross of Christ. Their end is destruction; their god is their stomach; their glory is […]

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October 2: “A Faith that Works”

6 Minute Read + Scripture readings Today’s Bible Reading: 1 Kings 4-5Ephesians 2Ezekiel 35Psalms 85 Today’s Bible Verse(s): Ephesians 2:8–10 (CSB): “For you are saved by grace through faith, and this is not from yourselves; it is God’s gift — not from works, so that no one can boast. For we are his workmanship, created […]

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September 15: “Grace Over Judgment”

4 Minute Read + Scripture readings Today’s Bible Reading: 2 Samuel 112 Corinthians 4Ezekiel 18Psalms 62-63 Today’s Bible Verse(s): Ezekiel 18:23 (CSB): “‘Do I take any pleasure in the death of the wicked?’ This is the declaration of the Lord GOD. ‘Instead, don’t I take pleasure when he turns from his ways and lives?’” Reflections […]

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August 28: “Swimming in God’s Love for Me”

3 Minute Read + Scripture readings Today’s Bible Reading: 1 Samuel 20 1 Corinthians 2Lamentations 5Psalms 36 Today’s Bible Verse(s): Psalm 36:5 (CSB): “LORD, your faithful love reaches to heaven, your faithfulness to the clouds.” Reflections on Today’s Bible Verse(s): The verse that I have chosen for today is simple and yet profound. It could […]

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August 13: “Are You a Good Person?”

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 3Romans 3Jeremiah 41Psalms 17 Today’s Bible Verse(s): Romans 3:10–12 (CSB): “as it […]

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