Daily Bible Readings – Friday, May 10, 2013

Prayer Psalm: 91 Prayer Point.  Are you or someone you know struggling with fear? Meditate and pray through this psalm. Remember that if God rescued Jesus from the grave, he will also be a refuge for us, who belong to Jesus. Luke 9:28-36 Background. Peter, James and John formed Jesus' inner circle of disciples, yet …

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Daily Bible Readings – Thursday, May 9, 2013 (Ascension Day)

Prayer Psalm: 24 Prayer Point.  “Who may ascend the hill of the Lord? Who may stand in his holy place? He who has clean hands and a pure heart.” Who can make such a claim? Only Jesus can. We would have no hope of entering God's city without Jesus. He is the King who entered …

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Daily Bible Readings – Thursday, April 4, 2013

Prayer Psalm: 148 Prayer Point. All of creation gets into the act of praising God with this psalm.   Look around you today, notice the beauty of all that God has made. Stars, planets, whales, oceans, mountains, lions, squirrels and eagles all exist to reflect the creative glory of God our Lord and Creator.  Join with …

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Daily Bible Readings – Saturday May 26, 2012

Prayer Psalm: 33 Prayer Point: Psalm 33 praises God because he is both the creator and protector of our world. What is it about God's creation that moves you to worship? How has God both protected you and provided for you in your life? Think about these things and offer God your praise. Matthew 9:18-26 Notice …

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Old Testament Reading Guide – June 6-12, 2011

How do I use this reading guide? Read John Tully's full research on this week's Old Testament readings. The Big Picture of Ezekiel The prophets of the Old Testament present themselves as angry, slightly crazed street preachers standing on street corners with bullhorns proclaiming the end of the world.  They behave strangely and seem to …

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Old Testament Reading Guide – May 30 – June 5, 2011

How do I use this reading guide? Read John Tully's full research on this week's Old Testament readings. Deuteronomy 8:1-10 The book's title, Deuteronomy, means "a re-telling of the law".  Why is the law told a second time?  This book stresses the importance of remembering the law of God.  What is  the benefit of "doing" …

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Old Testament Reading Guide, April 25 – May 1, 2011

How do I use this reading guide? New this week: Don't have a Bible handy or are looking for additional resources?  Each day's scripture is linked to an online Bible resource at biblegateway.com. The themes of repentance and restoration, death and resurrection run strong through our Old Testament readings this week.  Look for these Easter …

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