• by Joe Monahan
    Luke 10:38-42 (CEB) 38 While Jesus and his disciples were traveling, Jesus entered a village where a woman named Martha welcomed him as a guest. 39 She had a sister named Mary, who sat at the Lord’s feet and listened to his message. 40 By contrast, Martha was preoccupied with getting everything ready for their […]
  • by Rachel Callender
    Luke 10:30-37 (CEB) 30 Jesus replied, “A man went down from Jerusalem to Jericho. He encountered thieves, who stripped him naked, beat him up, and left him near death. 31 Now it just so happened that a priest was also going down the same road. When he saw the injured man, he crossed over […]
  • by Guest Contributor
    Matthew 6:2-4 (CEB) 2 “Whenever you give to the poor, don’t blow your trumpet as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets so that they may get praise from people. I assure you, that’s the only reward they’ll get. 3 But when you give to the poor, don’t let your […]
  • by Guest Contributor
    Proverbs 29:23 (CEB) Pride lays people low,    but those of humble spirit gain honor. Reflection My pride in self is often what gets me out of the bed in the morning.  It is that part of my human spirit that helps me to want to better myself in all endeavors.  Yet […]
  • by Joe Monahan
    Psalm 136:6-8 (CEB) 6 Even though the Lord is high,    he can still see the lowly,    but God keeps his distance from the arrogant. 7 Whenever I am in deep trouble,    you make me live again;    you send your power against my enemies’ wrath;    you save me with your strong hand.8 The Lord will do all this for my sake. Your faithful […]
  • by Joe Monahan
    Acts 19:1-7 (CEB) 1 While Apollos was in Corinth, Paul took a route through the interior and came to Ephesus, where he found some disciples. 2 He asked them, “Did you receive the Holy Spirit when you came to believe?” They replied, “We’ve not even heard that there is a Holy Spirit.” […]
  • by Guest Contributor
    Acts 18:24-28 (ESV) 24 Now a Jew named Apollos, a native of Alexandria, came to Ephesus. He was an eloquent man, competent in the Scriptures. 25 He had been instructed in the way of the Lord. And being fervent in spirit, he spoke and taught accurately the things concerning Jesus, though he knew only the baptism of John. 26 He began […]
  • by Guest Contributor
    Acts 18:9-11 (CEB) 9 One night the Lord said to Paul in a vision, “Don’t be afraid. Continue speaking. Don’t be silent. 10 I’m with you and no one who attacks you will harm you, for I have many people in this city.” 11 So he stayed there for eighteen months, teaching God’s word among […]