Wednesday is for Thinking Luke 1:67-80 Zacharias and His Benedictus (Blessing) There is a God, faithful and true, unblinkingly holy and righteous, who hates sin and yet is merciful and kind, indeed, whose love is described as a “lovingkindness.” He is a God who remembers all and keeps all of His promises. Zacharias has been … More I Need to Have Laryngitis for about a Year
Reading with the Pastor Matthew 28 and Psalm 36 Today a question came in on the reading of Matthew 28. Below you will find the question and the answer I quickly scribbled out. Hope both are helpful. . I have a question for you on today’s reading in Matthew 28. . … More A Reader’s Question
Meditations on Matthew 18 and Psalm 22 Read the parable of the unforgiving servant in Matthew 18:21-35. Let it sink into your soul. If the body of Christ would master just this one parable, the whole life of the church, our families, our relationships with others would be radically changed. Pray for that. Start with … More What Jesus Was Thinking on the Cross?
Sunday Afternoon Musings Reading with the Pastor Matthew 14 and Psalm 19 It’s Sunday. I hope you will relax and enjoy your family. It’s Mother’s Day. I hope you will acknowledge and honor your mother. It’s another day. I hope you will read God’s word deeper into … More Find Your Bible–It’s Mother’s Day
Reading with the Pastor Matthew 11 and Psalm 17 By now many of you have missed a day or two and may have gotten discouraged a time or three that your time in God’s word is not producing as great a “dividend” in your life as you had hoped. You may have struggled to catch back … More Keep on Keeping On
Reading with the Pastor Matthew 9 and Psalm 14-15 A whole chapter of healings is what we read today in Matthew 9. Jesus healed . . . a paralytic—a man unable to move from place to place a ruler’s daughter—a girl unable to breathe and enjoy life a woman with a bloody discharge of 12 years standing—a … More Train Yourself to Do More than Read
Note: This post has been slightly amended to reflect a legitimate point a reader made about the first image that once adorned this article (now removed to the bottom of the post). Which of these two Bibles do you think belongs to the person with the healthiest soul? Day 7 Reading with the Pastor … More The Tale of Two Bibles
Day 5 Reading with the Pastor . Matthew 5 and Psalm 8 Day 6 Matthew 6 and Psalm 9 The sermon on the mount stretches from chapter 5:1 to 7:29. It is the greatest sermon ever preached from the greatest preacher who ever lived. It is a masterpiece … More “The False and Confused Language of Our Hearts”
Day 4 “Reading with the Pastor” Matthew 4 and Psalm 7 One year, verses 3-5 of Psalm 7 grabbed my spirit and would not let go. David told God that if there was anything in his heart, anything in his actions that was worthy of the persecution he was experiencing, then let him (his … More When the Spirit Grabs Your Heart
Today’s Readings AM Matthew 3 and PM Psalm 5 & 6 For those of you joining us on the journey of reading through the New Testament by the end of the year and the book of Psalms twice, here’s a pattern for how to organize your devotional time and record what you … More Need a New Pattern for Your Daily Devotions?