Tag Archives: Bible

Friendship

1 Thessalonians 1:1-10 We all have friends with whom we lost contact. Friendship is not just a relationship between people; it is also something that takes time and great effort to maintain. Quality friendships endure because those in such relationships … Continue reading

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Who is Jesus?

Mark 8:27-38 Who do you say Jesus is? If you took a piece of paper and a pencil to write down an answer, what would you write? Most certainly, many would write down the word Messiah. Others would write the … Continue reading

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Save us

Matthew 21:1-11 As Jesus entered the city of Jerusalem, crowds of people greeted him as they would greet their king. They waved palm branches in the air, threw down their cloaks to cover his path, all the while shouting “Hosanna” … Continue reading

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Pray, God will hear

1 Thessalonians 5:16-28 It seems these days there are so many people calling for prayer. After all, there is so much for which to pray. All around the world we hear of people struggling with poverty, hunger and disease. Even … Continue reading

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Seeking the things above

Colossians 3:1-11 Have you ever noticed how fair weather and sunny skies lift the attitude among people? Smiles seem more prevalent and people seem to have a more positive outlook. Life is cheerful when the skies are clear, but such … Continue reading

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Golden rule

Romans 12:9-21 Do unto others as you would have others do unto you. Such is the golden rule. We strive to follow it and teach it to our children, expecting them to follow it as well. Yet, even as we … Continue reading

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The good life

Luke 9:18-27 A quick trip down the self-help aisle of your favorite bookstore suggests the way to living the good life is a positive outlook, positive self-esteem and a heavy dose of optimism. Even some well-known evangelical authors try to … Continue reading

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Your heart’s desire

Romans 10:1-13 In our world today, so many people struggle to realize their heart’s desire. For some, it is the fulfillment of a dream long held, culminating in personal happiness. For others, it is the safety and security of a … Continue reading

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Authority, source, norm

Mark 11:27-33 As Jesus taught in the temple, many heard his words and were amazed. Some Pharisees, however, were not so pleased with Jesus’ teaching. They often found themselves to be the subjects of his lessons which pointed out to … Continue reading

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Disciples read scripture

2 Timothy 3:10-17 Our God is a God of relationships. He is one of steadfast truth, mercy and peace. How do we know this? We have his Word! As we read the Scriptures, God reveals his self, his Son Jesus … Continue reading

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