• by Rachel Callender
    John 11:38-46 (CEB) 38 Jesus was deeply disturbed again when he came to the tomb. It was a cave, and a stone covered the entrance. 39 Jesus said, “Remove the stone.” Martha, the sister of the dead man, said, “Lord, the smell will be awful! He’s been dead four days.” 40 Jesus replied, “Didn’t I tell […]
  • by Guest Contributor
    Matthew 15:21-28 (CEB) 21 From there, Jesus went to the regions of Tyre and Sidon. 22 A Canaanite woman from those territories came out and shouted, “Show me mercy, Son of David. My daughter is suffering terribly from demon possession.” 23 But he didn’t respond to her at all. His disciples came and urged him, […]
  • by Guest Contributor
    Mark 2:1-12 (CEB) 1 After a few days, Jesus went back to Capernaum, and people heard that he was at home. 2 So many gathered that there was no longer space, not even near the door. Jesus was speaking the word to them. 3 Some people arrived, and four of them were bringing to […]
  • by Joe Monahan
    Mark 8:22-26 (CEB) 22 Jesus and his disciples came to Bethsaida. Some people brought a blind man to Jesus and begged him to touch and heal him. 23 Taking the blind man’s hand, Jesus led him out of the village. After spitting on his eyes and laying his hands on the man, he […]
  • by Rachel Callender
    Luke 5:1-11 (CEB) One day Jesus was standing beside Lake Gennesaret when the crowd pressed in around him to hear God’s word. 2 Jesus saw two boats sitting by the lake. The fishermen had gone ashore and were washing their nets. 3 Jesus boarded one of the boats, the one that belonged to Simon, […]
  • by Rachel Callender
    Luke 5:12-16 (CEB) 12 Jesus was in one of the towns where there was also a man covered with a skin disease. When he saw Jesus, he fell on his face and begged, “Lord, if you want, you can make me clean.” 13 Jesus reached out his hand, touched him, and said, “I […]
  • by Guest Contributor
    Luke 9:10-17 (CEB) 10 When the apostles returned, they described for Jesus what they had done. Taking them with him, Jesus withdrew privately to a city called Bethsaida. 11 When the crowds figured it out, they followed him. He welcomed them, spoke to them about God’s kingdom, and healed those who were sick. […]
  • by Guest Contributor
    Psalm 118:14-24 (CEB) 14 The Lord was my strength and protection;    he was my saving help!15 The sounds of joyful songs and deliverance    are heard in the tents of the righteous:    “The Lord’s strong hand is victorious!16     The Lord’s strong hand is ready to strike!        The Lord’s strong hand is victorious!” 17 I won’t die—no, I will live    and declare what the Lord has done.18 Yes, the Lord definitely […]