• by Joe Monahan
    Nehemiah 9:20-21 (CEB) 20 You gave your good spirit to teach them.        You didn’t withhold your manna from them,        and you gave them water for their thirst.21 You kept them alive for forty years—        they lacked nothing in the wilderness!        Their clothes didn’t wear out,            and their feet didn’t swell. Reflection Food, water, clothing, Spirit. The essentials. […]
  • by Rachel Callender
    2 Peter 1:20-21 (CEB) 20 Most important, you must know that no prophecy of scripture represents the prophet’s own understanding of things, 21 because no prophecy ever came by human will. Instead, men and women led by the Holy Spirit spoke from God. Reflection There’s one singular word that significantly stands out to […]
  • by Rachel Callender
    Ezekial 36:26-27 (CEB) I will give you a new heart and put a new spirit in you. I will remove your stony heart from your body and replace it with a living one, 27 and I will give you my spirit so that you may walk according to my regulations and carefully […]
  • by Guest Contributor
    Isaiah 11:2 (CEB) The Lord’s spirit will rest upon him,    a spirit of wisdom and understanding,    a spirit of planning and strength,    a spirit of knowledge and fear of the Lord. Reflection There’s something about the word “fear.” Just reading it can make you feel uneasy. Lately it feels like we are constantly fearful as […]
  • by Guest Contributor
    Romans 15:4-7 (CEB) 4 Whatever was written in the past was written for our instruction so that we could have hope through endurance and through the encouragement of the scriptures. 5 May the God of endurance and encouragement give you the same attitude toward each other, similar to Christ Jesus’ attitude. 6 That way you […]
  • by Joe Monahan
    Colossians 3:16-17 (CEB) 16 The word of Christ must live in you richly. Teach and warn each other with all wisdom by singing psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs. Sing to God with gratitude in your hearts. 17 Whatever you do, whether in speech or action, do it all in the name of the […]
  • by Joe Monahan
    Psalm 119:129-136 (CEB) 129 Your laws are wonderful!    That’s why I guard them.130 Access to your words gives light,    giving simple folk understanding.131 I open my mouth up wide, panting,    because I long for your commandments.132 Come back to me and have mercy on me;    that’s only right for those who love your name.133 Keep my steps steady by your […]
  • by Rachel Callender
    Psalm 119:11-16 (CEB) 11 I keep your word close, in my heart,    so that I won’t sin against you.12 You, Lord, are to be blessed!    Teach me your statutes.13 I will declare out loud    all the rules you have spoken.14 I rejoice in the content of your laws    as if I were rejoicing over great wealth.15 I will think about […]