Hebrews

Milk or Meat

Hebrews 5:7-14 (NIV) 7 During the days of Jesus’ life on earth, he offered up prayers and petitions with fervent cries and tears to the one who could save him from death, and he was heard because of his reverent submission. 8 Son though he was, he learned obedience from what he suffered 9 and, once made perfect, […]

Jeremiah

On Our Way

Jeremiah 31:7-9 (RSV) 7 For thus says the Lord: “Sing aloud with gladness for Jacob,     and raise shouts for the chief of the nations; proclaim, give praise, and say,     ‘The Lord has saved his people,     the remnant of Israel.’ 8 Behold, I will bring them from the north country,     and gather them from the farthest parts of […]

Job

Know that God is in Control

Job 38:1-38 (ASV) 38 Then Jehovah answered Job out of the whirlwind, and said, 2 Who is this that darkeneth counsel By words without knowledge? 3 Gird up now thy loins like a man; For I will demand of thee, and declare thou unto me. 4 Where wast thou when I laid the foundations of the earth? Declare, if […]

Book of Mark

Liar Lunatic or Lord

Isaiah 50:4-9 (NIV) 4 The Sovereign Lord has given me a well-instructed tongue,     to know the word that sustains the weary. He wakens me morning by morning,     wakens my ear to listen like one being instructed. 5 The Sovereign Lord has opened my ears;     I have not been rebellious,     I have not turned away. 6 I offered my […]

Colossians

Dressed in Righteousness

Colossians 3:1-17  (ESV) Put On the New Self 3 If then you have been raised with Christ, seek the things that are above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. 2 Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on earth. 3 For you have died, and your life is […]

Colossians

Once You Were Alienated

Colossians 1:1-23 (NIV) 1 Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, and Timothy our brother, 2 To God’s holy people in Colossae, the faithful brothers and sisters in Christ: Grace and peace to you from God our Father. Thanksgiving and Prayer 3 We always thank God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, when […]