Matthew 14 (HCSB) John the Baptist Beheaded At that time Herod the tetrarch heard the report about Jesus. 2 “This is John the Baptist!” he told his servants. “He has been raised from the dead, and that’s why supernatural powers are at work in him.” 3 For Herod had arrested John, chained[a] him, and put him in prison on account of Herodias, […]
Mark 4:35-41 (HCSB) Wind and Wave Obey the Master 35 On that day, when evening had come, He told them, “Let’s cross over to the other side of the sea.” 36 So they left the crowd and took Him along since He was already in the boat. And other boats were with Him. 37 A fierce windstorm arose, and the waves were breaking over the […]
Philippians 3:10-11 (HCSB) 10 My goal is to know Him and the power of His resurrection and the fellowship of His sufferings, being conformed to His death, 11 assuming that I will somehow reach the resurrection from among the dead. Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)Copyright © 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2009 by Holman Bible Publishers, Nashville Tennessee. All rights reserved.
John 11 (HCSB) Lazarus Dies at Bethany 11 Now a man was sick, Lazarus, from Bethany, the village of Mary and her sister Martha. 2 Mary was the one who anointed the Lord with fragrant oil and wiped His feet with her hair, and it was her brother Lazarus who was sick. 3 So the sisters sent a message to Him: “Lord, the […]
Geoff Hartt co-founded Hispanics for Christ with Jorge Osorio in 2004. He has planted churches and trained pastors in Mexico, South America, and Africa. His wife, Lori, and his youngest daughter live in Wilsonville. He also serves as a pastor for The Table, a North American Baptist church in Wilsonville.
John 14:1-3 The Way to the Father 14 “Your heart must not be troubled. Believe[a] in God; believe also in Me. 2 In My Father’s house are many dwelling places;[b] if not, I would have told you. I am going away to prepare a place for you. 3 If I go away and prepare a place for you, I will come back and receive you to […]
Matthew 18 Who Is the Greatest? 18 At that time[a] the disciples came to Jesus and said, “Who is greatest in the kingdom of heaven?” 2 Then He called a child to Him and had him stand among them. 3 “I assure you,” He said, “unless you are converted[b] and become like children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven. 4 Therefore, whoever humbles himself like […]
Matthew 25:13-46 13 “Therefore be alert, because you don’t know either the day or the hour.[a] The Parable of the Talents 14 “For it is just like a man going on a journey. He called his own slaves and turned over his possessions to them. 15 To one he gave five talents;[b] to another, two; and to another, one—to each according […]
1 John 2 2 My little children, I am writing you these things so that you may not sin. But if anyone does sin, we have an advocate with the Father—Jesus Christ the Righteous One. 2 He Himself is the propitiation for our sins, and not only for ours, but also for those of the whole world. God’s Commands 3 This […]
Matthew 6:9-10 (HCSB) The Model Prayer 9 “Therefore, you should pray like this: Our Father in heaven, Your name be honored as holy. 10 Your kingdom come. Your will be done on earth as it is in heaven. Isaiah 52:7 (HCSB) 7 How beautiful on the mountains are the feet of the herald, who proclaims peace, who brings news of […]