Six Spiritual Blessings: #2 Adoption

Jul. 7, 2019 by

Ephesians 1:3(CSB) GOD’S RICH BLESSINGS 3 Blessed is the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us with every spiritual blessing in the heavens in Christ. Ephesians 1:5–6(CSB) 5 He predestined us to be adopted as sons through

Six Spiritual Blessings: #1 Election

Jun. 30, 2019 by

Ephesians 1:3–4(CSB) GOD’S RICH BLESSINGS 3 Blessed is the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us with every spiritual blessing in the heavens in Christ. 4 For he chose us in him, before the foundation of the

The Means of Grace and Peace

Jun. 26, 2019 by

Ephesians 1:1–2(CSB) GREETING 1 Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by God’s will: To the faithful saints in Christ Jesus at Ephesus., 2 Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.

Back From the Dead

Apr. 21, 2019 by

Mark 16:1–8(CSB) RESURRECTION MORNING 16 When the Sabbath was over, Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James, and Salome bought spices, so that they could go and anoint him. 2 Very early in the morning, on the first day of the week,

Jesus Came to Save

Apr. 14, 2019 by

Mark 11:1–14(CSB) THE TRIUMPHAL ENTRY 11 When they approached Jerusalem, at Bethphage and Bethany near the Mount of Olives, he sent two of his disciples 2 and told them, “Go into the village ahead of you. As soon as you enter it,

Faithful Marriages

Apr. 8, 2019 by

Mark 10:2–12(CSB) 2 Some Pharisees came to test him, asking, “Is it lawful for a man to divorce his wife?” 3 He replied to them, “What did Moses command you?” 4 They said, “Moses permitted us to write divorce papers and send her

What Must I Do?

Mar. 31, 2019 by

Mark 10:17–31(CSB) THE RICH YOUNG RULER 17 As he was setting out on a journey, a man ran up, knelt down before him, and asked him, “Good teacher, what must I do to inherit eternal life?” 18 “Why do you call me

Come Home PART II

Mar. 24, 2019 by

Mark 8:34–38(CSB) TAKE UP YOUR CROSS 34 Calling the crowd along with his disciples, he said to them, “If anyone wants to follow after me, let him deny himself, take up his cross, and follow me.35 For whoever wants to save his

Come Home PART I

Mar. 17, 2019 by

Mark 8:27–30(CSB) PETER’S CONFESSION OF THE MESSIAH 27 Jesus went out with his disciples to the villages of Caesarea Philippi. And on the road he asked his disciples, “Who do people say that I am?” 28 They answered him, “John the Baptist;

Prayer Changes Everything

Mar. 10, 2019 by

Mark 9:14–29(CSB) THE POWER OF FAITH OVER A DEMON 14 When they came to the disciples, they saw a large crowd around them and scribes disputing with them. 15 When the whole crowd saw him, they were amazed and ran to greet

Impurity Comes From Inside You

Mar. 3, 2019 by

Mark 7:1–23(CSB) THE TRADITIONS OF THE ELDERS 7 The Pharisees and some of the scribes who had come from Jerusalem gathered around him. 2 They observed that some of his disciples were eating bread with unclean—that is, unwashed—hands. 3 (For the Pharisees and

Jesus Gives You What You Need

Feb. 24, 2019 by

Mark 6:30–44(CSB) FEEDING OF THE FIVE THOUSAND 30 The apostles gathered around Jesus and reported to him all that they had done and taught. 31 He said to them, “Come away by yourselves to a remote place and rest for a while.”