July 21: “Looking for Jesus in the Bible”

5 Minute Read + Scripture readings Today’s Bible Reading: Judges 4Acts 8Jeremiah 17Mark 3 Today’s Bible Verse(s): Acts 8:35 (CSB): “Philip proceeded to tell him the good news about Jesus, beginning with that Scripture.” Reflections on Today’s Bible Verse(s): In Acts 8, we have the account of a man from Ethiopia who becomes a Jesus-follower […]

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April 14: “Jesus and the Two Drinks”

8 Minute Read + Scripture readings Today’s Bible Reading: Leviticus 18 Psalms 22 Ecclesiastes 1 1 Timothy 3 Today’s Bible Verse(s): “My God, my God, why have you abandoned me? Why are you so far from my deliverance and from my words of groaning?” Psalm 22:1 (CSB) Reflections on Today’s Bible Verse(s): A couple of […]

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March 13: “The Seriousness of Breaking God’s Picture”

11 Minute Read TODAY’S BIBLE READING: Numbers 19:1–20:29 Luke 1:1-25 Psalm 56:1-13 Proverbs 11:8 TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S): Numbers 20:8 (CSB): “Take the staff and assemble the community. You and your brother Aaron are to speak to the rock while they watch, and it will yield its water. You will bring out water for them from […]

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March 1: “Salvation and the Necessity of the Law”

7 Minute Read + video TODAY’S BIBLE READING: Leviticus 24:1–25:46 Mark 10:13-31 Psalm 44:9-26 Proverbs 10:20-21 TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S): Mark 10:17 (CSB): “As he was setting out on a journey, a man ran up, knelt down before him, and asked him, ‘Good teacher, what must I do to inherit eternal life?’” REFLECTIONS ON TODAY’S BIBLE […]

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February 27: “Some Thoughts on Moses and Elijah”

10 Minute Read TODAY’S BIBLE READING: Leviticus 20:22–22:16 Mark 9:1-29 Psalm 43:1-5 Proverbs 10:18 TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S): Mark 9:2-4 (CSB): “After six days Jesus took Peter, James, and John and led them up a high mountain by themselves to be alone. He was transfigured in front of them, and his clothes became dazzling – extremely […]

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January 16: “Jesus in the Old Testament”

TODAY’S BIBLE READING: Genesis 32:13–34:31 Matthew 11:7-30 Psalm 14:1-7 Proverbs 3:19-20 TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S): Genesis 32:24 (CSB) “Jacob was left alone, and a man wrestled with him until daybreak.” REFLECTIONS ON TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S): Christians believe Jesus did not come into existence in Bethlehem. We believe that Jesus has always existed as part of the […]

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Should We Fear the Lord?

1 Samuel 12:24 (CSB) “Above all, fear the LORD and worship him faithfully with all your heart; consider the great things he has done for you.” This is a wonderful verse but it contains a phrase that has fallen on hard times these days. “The fear of the Lord” isn’t something we talk much about […]

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Five Reasons Why I Cannot Embrace Andy Stanley’s Replacement Theology

A couple of times this year, Pastor Andy Stanley has made some outlandish claims, specifically regarding the Old Testament. If you want to read about it, you can access a CBN article published on May 11, 2018, where he is quoted as saying: “Christians need to unhitch the Old Testament from their faith.” He got […]

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Jesus in the Old Testament

22 Minute Read I have many favorite Bible stories. But, one of the stories that is right up there at the top of my “Favorites List” is found in Luke 24:13-35. It’s a wonderful story about two disciples who were leaving Jerusalem on the Sunday that Jesus rose from the dead. All they knew was […]

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