April 1: “Free, not Cheap, Grace”

7 Minute Read + Scripture readings Today’s Bible Reading: Leviticus 4 Psalms 1-2 Proverbs 19 Colossians 2 Today’s Bible Verse(s): “He erased the certificate of debt, with its obligations, that was against us and opposed to us, and has taken it away by nailing it to the cross.” Colossians 2:14 (CSB) Reflections on Today’s Bible […]

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March 31: “Jesus Often Fishes for Us”

11 Minute Read + Scripture readings Today’s Bible Reading: Leviticus 2,3 John 21 Proverbs 18 Colossians 1 Today’s Bible Verse(s): “He asked him the third time, ‘Simon, son of John, do you love me?’ Peter was grieved that he asked him the third time, ‘Do you love me?’ He said, ‘Lord, you know everything; you […]

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March 1: “One Thing that Sparks Celebration in Heaven”

4 Minute Read + Scripture readings Today’s Bible Reading: Exodus 12 Luke 15 Job 30 1 Corinthians 16 Today’s Bible Verse(s): “I tell you, in the same way, there will be more joy in heaven over one sinner who repents than over ninety-nine righteous people who don’t need repentance.” Luke 15:7 (CSB) Reflections on Today’s […]

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January 14: “Grace for Faith to Grow”

5 Minute Read + Scripture readings Today’s Bible Reading: Genesis 15 Matthew 14 Nehemiah 4 Acts 14 Today’s Bible Verse(s): “Abram believed the Lord, and he credited it to him as righteousness.” Genesis 15:6 (CSB) Reflections on Today’s Bible Verse(s): When I was in a Christian college, one of my professors said: “A text without […]

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November 11: “Balancing Law and Grace”

7 Minute Read + Scripture readings TODAY’S BIBLE READING: Ezekiel 23:1-49 Hebrews 10:18-39 Psalm 109:1-31 Proverbs 27:13 TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S): Hebrews 10:26-27 (CSB): “For if we deliberately go on sinning after receiving the knowledge of the truth, there no longer remains a sacrifice for sins, but a terrifying expectation of judgment and the fury of […]

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October 10: “Celebrate, but Never Presume Upon, God’s Grace”

4 Minute Read + Scripture readings TODAY’S BIBLE READING: Jeremiah 14:11–16:15 1 Thessalonians 2:9–3:13 Psalm 80:1-19 Proverbs 25:1-5 TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S): Jeremiah 14:11–12 (CSB): “Then the Lord said to me, ‘Do not pray for the well-being of these people. If they fast, I will not hear their cry of despair. If they offer burnt offering […]

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June 11: “I’m Dropping the Charges!”

8 Minute Read TODAY’S BIBLE READING: 1 Kings 8:1-66 Acts 7:51–8:13 Psalm 129:1-8 Proverbs 17:1 TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S): Acts 7:59-60 (CSB): “While they were stoning Stephen, he called out: ‘Lord Jesus, receive my spirit!’ He knelt down and cried out with a loud voice, ‘Lord, do not hold this sin against them!’ And after saying […]

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June 2: “Jesus’ Love for Restoring Sinners”

14 Minute Read TODAY’S BIBLE READING: 2 Samuel 19:11–20:13 John 21:1-25 Psalm 120:1-7 Proverbs 16:16-17 TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S): John 21:17 (CSB): “He asked him the third time, ‘Simon, son of John, do you love me?’ Peter was grieved that he asked him the third time, ‘Do you love me?’ He said, ‘Lord, you know everything; […]

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May 27: “Balancing Law and Grace”

7 Minute Read TODAY’S BIBLE READING: 2 Samuel 12:1-31 John 16:1-33 Psalm 119:65-80 Proverbs 16:4-5 TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S): 2 Samuel 12:13-14 (CSB): “David responded to Nathan, ‘I have sinned against the LORD.’ Then Nathan replied to David, ‘And the LORD has taken away your sin; you will not die. However, because you treated the LORD with […]

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May 24: “The Church, a Place Where We Were Meant to Thrive”

5 Minute Read TODAY’S BIBLE READING: 2 Samuel 4:1–6:23 John 13:31–14:14 Psalm 119:17-32 Proverbs 15:31-32 TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S): John 13:34-35 (CSB): “I give you a new command: Love one another. Just as I have loved you, you are also to love one another. By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you […]

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