Prayer and the Word 2

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Matthew 7 The Two Foundations 24 “Therefore, everyone who hears these words of Mine and acts on them will be like a sensible man who built his house on the rock. 25 The rain fell, the rivers rose, and the winds blew and pounded that house. Yet it didn’t collapse, because its foundation was on the rock. […]

After Easter

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John 21 (HCSB) Jesus’ Third Appearance to the Disciples 21 After this, Jesus revealed Himself again to His disciples by the Sea of Tiberias. He revealed Himself in this way: 2 Simon Peter, Thomas (called “Twin”), Nathanael from Cana of Galilee, Zebedee’ssons, and two others of His disciples were together. 3 “I’m going fishing,” Simon Peter said to them. […]

King of Kings

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Philippians 2:5-11 (NIV) 5 In your relationships with one another, have the same mindset as Christ Jesus: 6 Who, being in very nature[a] God,     did not consider equality with God something to be used to his own advantage; 7 rather, he made himself nothing     by taking the very nature[b] of a servant,     being made in human likeness. 8 And being […]

The Birth of a Disciple

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Luke 5:1-11 (NIV) Jesus Calls His First Disciples 5 One day as Jesus was standing by the Lake of Gennesaret,[a] the people were crowding around him and listening to the word of God. 2 He saw at the water’s edge two boats, left there by the fishermen, who were washing their nets. 3 He got into one of the boats, the one […]

Jesus and Goliath

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1 Samuel 17:1-11 David and Goliath 17 Now the Philistines gathered their forces for war and assembled at Sokoh in Judah. They pitched camp at Ephes Dammim, between Sokoh and Azekah. 2 Saul and the Israelites assembled and camped in the Valley of Elah and drew up their battle line to meet the Philistines. 3 The Philistines occupied one hill and the Israelites […]

Watch your Step

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1 Thessalonians 2:10-12 10 You are witnesses, and so is God, of how devoutly, righteously, and blamelesslywe conducted ourselves with you believers.  11 As you know, like a father with his own children,  12 we encouraged, comforted, and implored each one of you to walk worthy of God, who calls you into His own kingdom and glory.