• by Guest Contributor
    Matthew 3:16-17 (NIV) 16 As soon as Jesus was baptized, he went up out of the water. At that moment heaven was opened, and he saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove and alighting on him. 17 And a voice from heaven said, “This is my Son, whom I love; with him I am well […]
  • by Joe Monahan
    Acts 9:3-9 (CEB) 3 During the journey, as he approached Damascus, suddenly a light from heaven encircled him. 4 He fell to the ground and heard a voice asking him, “Saul, Saul, why are you harassing me?” 5 Saul asked, “Who are you, Lord?” “I am Jesus, whom you are harassing,” came the reply. 6 “Now […]
  • by Joe Monahan
    Psalm 65:8 (CEB) Those who dwell on the far edges        stand in awe of your acts.    You make the gateways        of morning and evening sing for joy. Reflection “You make the gateways of morning and evening sing for joy.” When we’re on a beach vacation, invariably someone will suggest that we get up […]
  • by Rachel Callender
    1 Kings 19:11-13 (CEB) 11 The Lord said, “Go out and stand at the mountain before the Lord. The Lord is passing by.” A very strong wind tore through the mountains and broke apart the stones before the Lord. But the Lord wasn’t in the wind. After the wind, there was an earthquake. But the Lord wasn’t in the earthquake. 12 After the […]
  • by Guest Contributor
    Exodus 3:2-5 (CEB) 2 The Lord’s messenger appeared to him in a flame of fire in the middle of a bush. Moses saw that the bush was in flames, but it didn’t burn up. 3 Then Moses said to himself, Let me check out this amazing sight and find out why the bush isn’t […]
  • by Guest Contributor
    Matthew 19:25-26 (CEB) 25 When his disciples heard this, they were stunned. “Then who can be saved?” they asked. 26 Jesus looked at them carefully and said, “It’s impossible for human beings. But all things are possible for God.” Reflection Jesus’ followers must have been thinking, Look, even those that try to do […]
  • by Joe Monahan
    Job 42:1-6 (CEB) 1 Job answered the Lord: 2 I know you can do anything;    no plan of yours can be opposed successfully.3 You said, “Who is this darkening counsel without knowledge?”    I have indeed spoken about things I didn’t understand,    wonders beyond my comprehension.4 You said, “Listen and I will speak;    I will question you and you will inform […]
  • by Rachel Callender
    Numbers 11:21-23 (CEB) 21 Moses said, “The people I’m with are six hundred thousand on foot and you’re saying, ‘I will give them meat, and they will eat for a month.’ 22 Can flocks and herds be found and slaughtered for them? Or can all the fish in the sea be found and […]