Be Ready to Move

Today’s Journey Through Scripture readings: Job 17-19; Acts 10:1-23 There was a man in Caesarea named Cornelius, a centurion in the Italian Company. 2 He and his whole household were pious, Gentile God-worshippers. He gave generously to those in need among the Jewish people and prayed to God constantly. 3 One day at nearly three o’clock in the afternoon, heContinue reading “Be Ready to Move”

The Idea That Will Not Go Away

Today’s Journey Through Scripture Readings: Job 14-16; Acts 9:22-43 31 Then the church throughout Judea, Galilee, and Samaria enjoyed a time of peace. God strengthened the church, and its life was marked by reverence for the Lord. Encouraged by the Holy Spirit, the church continued to grow in numbers. (Acts 9:31, Common English Bible). I was onceContinue reading “The Idea That Will Not Go Away”

Why Wasn’t He Stress Eating?

Today’s Journey Through Scripture Readings: Job 11-13; Acts 9:1-21 Meanwhile, Saul was still spewing out murderous threats against the Lord’s disciples. He went to the high priest, 2 seeking letters to the synagogues in Damascus. If he found persons who belonged to the Way, whether men or women, these letters would authorize him to take them as prisonersContinue reading “Why Wasn’t He Stress Eating?”

I Don’t Get It, Please Explain

Today’s Journey Through Scripture Readings: Job 8-10; Acts 8:26-40 30 Running up to the carriage, Philip heard the man reading the prophet Isaiah. He asked, “Do you really understand what you are reading?” 31 The man replied, “Without someone to guide me, how could I?” Then he invited Philip to climb up and sit with him. 32 This was theContinue reading “I Don’t Get It, Please Explain”

Harsh Words, and then, Grace

Today’s Journey Through Scripture Readings:  Job 5-7; Acts8:1-25 9 Before Philip’s arrival, a certain man named Simon had practiced sorcery in that city and baffled the people of Samaria. He claimed to be a great person. 10 Everyone, from the least to the greatest, gave him their undivided attention and referred to him as “the power of God calledContinue reading “Harsh Words, and then, Grace”

The Ultimate Forgiveness

Today’s Journey Through Scripture Readings: Job 3-4; Acts 7:44-60 51 “You stubborn people! In your thoughts and hearing, you are like those who have had no part in God’s covenant! You continuously set yourself against the Holy Spirit, just like your ancestors did. 52 Was there a single prophet your ancestors didn’t harass? They even killed those who predictedContinue reading “The Ultimate Forgiveness”

Journey Through Scripture – July

As July begins, we just crossed the half-way turn. We got started on this Journey beginning January 1st. If you have missed some along the way, at this point I would recommend you start where we are and at the end of December, start from the beginning and read until you reach your starting point.Continue reading “Journey Through Scripture – July”

The Dandelion Paradox

24 Jesus told them another parable: “The kingdom of heaven is like someone who planted good seed in his field. 25 While people were sleeping, an enemy came and planted weeds among the wheat and went away. 26 When the stalks sprouted and bore grain, then the weeds also appeared. 27 “The servants of the landowner came and said to him, ‘Master,Continue reading “The Dandelion Paradox”

What if the Killer Was Us?

Today’s Journey Through Scripture Readings: Esther 1-2; Acts 5:1-21 21 At that time, as Mordecai continued to work at the King’s Gate, two royal eunuchs, Bigthan and Teresh, became angry with King Ahasuerus. They were among the guards protecting the doorway to the king, but they secretly planned to kill him. 22 When Mordecai got wind of it, heContinue reading “What if the Killer Was Us?”