John 15:13 (NLT) 13 There is no greater love than to lay down one’s life for one’s friends. 1 Corinthians 10:31 (NLT) 31 So whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do it all for the glory of God We are called to be compassionate. Most of us would say that we are […]Read more "Uncomfortably compassionate. John 15:13"
Luke 24:6-7 New Living Translation (NLT) 6 He isn’t here! He is risen from the dead! Remember what he told you back in Galilee, 7 that the Son of Man must be betrayed into the hands of sinful men and be crucified, and that he would rise again on the third day. Luke 24:6-8 The […]Read more "Risen. Luke 24:6-7"
Isaiah 53:5 (NLT) 5 But he was pierced for our rebellion, crushed for our sins. He was beaten so we could be whole. He was whipped so we could be healed. So this is Easter. Bunny, candy, the bi annual schlepping to church for many. Celebrating the ultimate show of love. Beaten so we could […]Read more "Good Friday? No. Incomprehensibly Blessed Friday? Yes. Isaiah 53:5"
Ezekiel 18:32 (NLT) 32 I don’t want you to die, says the Sovereign Lord. Turn back and live! Proverbs 10:9 (NLT) 9 People with integrity walk safely, but those who follow crooked paths will be exposed. John 11:25-26 (NLT) 25 Jesus told her, “I am the resurrection and the life. Anyone who believes in me […]Read more "Call me Martha"
Psalm 20:4 (ESV) 4 May he grant you your heart’s desire and fulfill all your plans! Psalm 94:14-15 (ESV) 14 For the Lord will not forsake his people; he will not abandon his heritage; 15 for justice will return to the righteous, and all the upright in heart will follow it. Jeremiah 29:11-15 (NLT) 11 […]Read more "Promises, promises, all I get are promises. Psalm 20:4"
John 10:28-30 (NLT) 28 “I give them eternal life, and they will never perish. No one can snatch them away from me, 29 for what my Father has given me is more powerful than anything. No one can snatch them from the Father’s hand. 30 The Father and I are one.” Romans 8:28 (NLT) 28 […]Read more "Laundromat. John 28-30"
What does it mean to love God with all your heart? Deuteronomy 6:5-7 (NLT) 5 And you must love the Lord your God with all your heart, all your soul, and all your strength. 6 And you must commit yourselves wholeheartedly to these commands that I am giving you today. 7 Repeat them again and […]Read more "Seeking first Deuteronomy 6:5-7"