• by Guest Contributor
    Genesis 2:2-3 (CEB) 2 On the sixth day God completed all the work that he had done, and on the seventh day God rested from all the work that he had done. 3 God blessed the seventh day and made it holy, because on it God rested from all the work of creation. Reflection […]
  • by Guest Contributor
    Colossians 1:10-11 (CEB) 10 We’re praying this so that you can live lives that are worthy of the Lord and pleasing to him in every way: by producing fruit in every good work and growing in the knowledge of God; 11 by being strengthened through his glorious might so that you endure everything […]
  • by Guest Contributor
    Romans 15:5 (CEB) 5 May the God of endurance and encouragement give you the same attitude toward each other, similar to Christ Jesus’ attitude. Reflection What a beautiful blessing Paul is praying over the people of the divided church in Rome. In the midst of all the quarrels in this early […]
  • by Rachel Callender
    Ephesians 4:2-3 (CEB) 2 Conduct yourselves with all humility, gentleness, and patience. Accept each other with love, 3 and make an effort to preserve the unity of the Spirit with the peace that ties you together.  Reflection My favorite book of the bible shifts often. Lately, I feel like its been Ephesians. When […]
  • by Guest Contributor
    Psalm 40:1 (CEB) 40 I put all my hope in the Lord.    He leaned down to me;    he listened to my cry for help. Reflection All day long as I thought over this verse, I wondered about my skills in being patient and watching for God. (Oh, the irony of trying to be patient […]
  • by Guest Contributor
    Isaiah 40:31 (CEB)     but those who hope in the Lord    will renew their strength;    they will fly up on wings like eagles;    they will run and not be tired;    they will walk and not be weary. Reflection The writers of Isaiah must have watched eagles soaring for hours. When you watch an eagle high in […]
  • by Joe Monahan
    Philippians 4:4-7 (ESV) 4 Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, rejoice. 5 Let your reasonableness be known to everyone. The Lord is at hand; 6 do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. 7 And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will […]
  • by Joe Monahan
    Psalm 37:7-9 (CEB) 7 Be still before the Lord,    and wait for him.Don’t get upset when someone gets ahead—    someone who invents evil schemes. 8 Let go of anger and leave rage behind!    Don’t get upset—it will only lead to evil.9 Because evildoers will be eliminated,    but those who hope in the Lord—    they will possess the land. Reflection The Bible […]