Luke 11:1-4 Jesus was praying in a certain place, and when he had finished, one of his disciples said to him, "Lord, teach us to pray just as John taught his disciples." He said to them, "When you pray, say: Father, hallowed be your name, your Kingdom come. Give us each day our daily bread … Continue reading October 11th, Luke’s version of Our Father.
Luke 10:38-42 Jesus entered a village where a woman whose name was Martha welcomed him. She had a sister named Mary who sat beside the Lord at his feet listening to him speak. Martha, burdened with much serving, came to him and said, "Lord, do you not care that my sister has left me by … Continue reading October 10th, Martha! Martha!! Martha!!!
I by no means, am a perfect Christian. Hardly. I have failed God miserably on so many occasions in so many ways. Fortunately for me, God is a loving God, a merciful God, a forgiving God who no matter what we do will always open His arms to us and forgive us so long as … Continue reading Don’t Worry: 1. Intro & Prayer
Matthew 9:9-13 As Jesus passed by, he saw a man named Matthew sitting at the customs post. He said to him, "Follow me." And he got up and followed him. While he was at table in his house, many tax collectors and sinners came and sat with Jesus and his disciples. The Pharisees saw this … Continue reading September 21, Saints and Sinners Eating At The Same Table.
No reflection today. This morning on my way to work I made the usual coffee stop at my local Holiday store because my three year old daughter reminded me that "there's the coffee store daddy". As I was taking her out of her car seat a gentleman approached me with a request for a few … Continue reading September 20th, Judging those in need.
Luke 7:11-17 Jesus journeyed to a city called Nain, and his disciples and a large crowd accompanied him. As he drew near to the gate of the city, a man who had died was being carried out, the only son of his mother, and she was a widow. A large crowd from the city was … Continue reading September 19th, Second Chances
1 Timothy 2:1-8 Beloved: First of all, I ask that supplications, prayers, petitions, and thanksgivings be offered for everyone, for kings and for all in authority, that we may lead a quiet and tranquil life in all devotion and dignity. This is good and pleasing to God our savior, who wills everyone to be saved … Continue reading September 18th,
Collossians 3:1-11 Brothers and sisters: If you were raised with Christ, seek what is above, where Christ is seated at the right hand of God. Think of what is above, not of what is on earth. For you have died, and your life is hidden with Christ in God. When Christ your life appears, … Continue reading September 13th, Turn back and think about tomorrow.
Luke 4: 38-44 After Jesus left the synagogue, he entered the house of Simon. Simon's mother-in-law was afflicted with a severe fever, and they interceded with him about her. He stood over her, rebuked the fever, and it left her. She got up immediately and waited on them. At sunset, all who had people sick … Continue reading September 6, Why we listen to doctors more than Jesus.
Matthew 23:27-32 Jesus said, "Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, you hypocrites. You are like whitewashed tombs, which appear beautiful on the outside, but inside are full of dead men's bones and every kind of filth. Even so, on the outside you appear righteous, but inside you are filled with hypocrisy and evildoing. "Woe … Continue reading August 30th, Boats, Booze, and Battery don’t bring you happiness.