October 13: “The Bible and Being Spirit-Filled”

5 Minute Read + Scripture readings Today’s Bible Reading: 1 Kings 16Colossians 3Ezekiel 46Psalms 102 Today’s Bible Verse(s): Colossians 3:16 (CSB): “Let the word of Christ dwell richly among you, in all wisdom teaching and admonishing one another through psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs, singing to God with gratitude in your hearts.” Reflections on Today’s […]

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September 29: “Evidences of Walking in the Spirit”

4 Minute Read + Scripture readings Today’s Bible Reading: 1 Kings 1Galatians 5Ezekiel 32Psalms 80 Today’s Bible Verse(s): Galatians 5:16 (CSB): “I say, then, walk by the Spirit and you will certainly not carry out the desire of the flesh.” Reflections on Today’s Bible Verse(s): While biblically informed Christians would say that they believe in […]

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September 26: “Our Life in Christ”

4 Minute Read + Scripture readings Today’s Bible Reading: 2 Samuel 22Galatians 2Ezekiel 29Psalms 78:1-37 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 God, who […]

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September 1: “Your Body, God’s Temple”

5 Minute Read + Scripture readings Today’s Bible Reading: 1 Samuel 251 Corinthians 6Ezekiel 4Psalms 40-41 Today’s Bible Verse(s): 1 Corinthians 6:19-20 (CSB): “Don’t you know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit who is in you, whom you have from God? You are not your own, for you were bought at […]

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August 18: “The Spirit-Filled 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 10Romans 8Jeremiah 47Psalms 23-24 Today’s Bible Verse(s): Romans 8:8-9 (CSB) “Those who […]

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August 17: “When You Sin, It’s Not You Who Sinned”

7 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 9Romans 7Jeremiah 46Psalms 22 Today’s Bible Verse(s): Romans 7:20 (CSB): “Now if […]

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August 2: “Holy Spirit Power”

7 Minute Read + Scripture readings Today’s Bible Reading: Judges 16Acts 20Jeremiah 29Mark 15 Today’s Bible Verse(s): Judges 16:20 (CSB): “Then she cried, ‘Samson, the Philistines are here!’ When he awoke from his sleep, he said, ‘I will escape as I did before and shake myself free.’ But he did not know that the LORD […]

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November 17: “A New Heart”

5 Minute Read + Scripture readings TODAY’S BIBLE READING: Ezekiel 35:1–36:38 James 1:1-18 Psalm 116:1-19 Proverbs 27:23-27 TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S): Ezekiel 36:26–27 (CSB):  “I will give you a new heart and put a new spirit within you; I will remove your heart of stone and give you a heart of flesh. I will place my […]

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July 23: “What Does It Mean to Be ‘In The Spirit?’”

5 Minute Read TODAY’S BIBLE READING: 2 Chronicles 8:11–10:19 Romans 8:9-25 Psalm 18:16-36 Proverbs 19:26 TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S): Romans 8:8-9 (CSB) “Those who are in the flesh cannot please God. You, however, are not in the flesh, but in the Spirit, if indeed the Spirit of God lives in you. If anyone does not have the Spirit of […]

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May 2: “Living in the Power of the Holy Spirit”

7 Minute Read TODAY’S BIBLE READING: Judges 15:1–16:31 John 2:1-25 Psalm 103:1-22 Proverbs 14:17-19 TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S): Judges 16:20 (CSB): “Then she cried, ‘Samson, the Philistines are here!’ When he awoke from his sleep, he said, ‘I will escape as I did before and shake myself free.’ But he did not know that the LORD […]

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