The Sheep God Foreknew
Oct 18, 2017 / Bible Study / 0 COMMENTS
Today’s Scripture “I am the good shepherd; I know my own sheep and they know me” (John 10:14). The gospel of John gives us seven “I AM” statements, who of which we study today. Jesus says, “I am the door” and I am the Good Shepherd who lays ...
Wedding Feast of the Lamb
Oct 17, 2017 / Bible Study / 0 COMMENTS
Today’s Scripture “Be dressed for service and keep your lamps burning, as though you were waiting for your master to return from the wedding feast” (Luke 12:35-36). Today we read a beautiful illustration of the Wedding Feast of the Lamb wherein our Jesus, the risen Christ, will honor ...
Wallets Without Holes
Oct 16, 2017 / Bible Study / 0 COMMENTS
Today’s Scripture “Sell your possessions and give to those in need. This will store up treasure for you in heaven!” (Luke 12:33). Jesus teaches in Judea about pure and genuine religion. In doing so, he charges the people with four failings, all of which we can relate. He ...
Choked by Thorns
Oct 15, 2017 / Bible Study / 0 COMMENTS
Today’s Scripture “There is only one thing worth being concerned about. Mary has discovered it, and it will not be taken away from her” (Luke 10:42). The story of Mary and Martha is a common one for many people. We can so identify with the pressures of the ...
The Power of Water and Light
Oct 14, 2017 / Bible Study / 0 COMMENTS
Today’s Scripture “Jesus spoke to the people once more and said, “I am the light of the world. If you follow me, you won’t have to walk in darkness, because you will have the light that leads to life” (John 8:12). Jesus said he was the Living Water ...
How to Resolve Conflict
Oct 13, 2017 / Bible Study / 0 COMMENTS
Today’s Scripture “If another believer sins against you, go privately and point out the offense” (Matthew 18:15-20). For some, resolving conflict is a difficult task, but it doesn’t have to be. The Bible provides a three-step prescription to do so. When you find yourself in conflict with another, ...
Our Glorified Lord
Oct 12, 2017 / Bible Study / 0 COMMENTS
Today’s Scripture “As he was praying, the appearance of his face was transformed and his clothes became dazzling white. Suddenly two men, Moses and Elijah appeared and began talking with Jesus. They were glorious to see. And they were speaking about his exodus from this world, which was about to ...
A Light Among Gentiles
Oct 11, 2017 / Bible Study / 0 COMMENTS
Today’s Scripture “They were completely amazed and said again and again, “Everything he does is wonderful” (Mark 7:37). Jesus travels to Gentile territory today as he enters the territories of Tyre and Sidon. Reaching the Gentiles, he fulfills many Old Testament prophecies in Genesis, Exodus, Isaiah and others ...
Gathering The Fragments
Oct 10, 2017 / Bible Study / 0 COMMENTS
Today’s Scripture “Jesus told his disciples, ‘Now gather the leftovers, so that nothing is wasted'”(John 6.12). A familiar story to many, the feeding of the 5000 is a miraculous demonstration of the power of God when we bring Him what little we have and trust Him to make ...
Bread of Heaven
Oct 09, 2017 / Bible Study / 0 COMMENTS
Today’s Scripture “It’s not what goes into your body that defiles you; you are defiled by what comes from your heart” (Mark 7:15). Jesus is the Bread of Life, sent down from heaven. Just like manna was physical food for the Israelites during their time in the wilderness, ...
A Ministry Tour
Oct 08, 2017 / Bible Study / 0 COMMENTS
Today’s Scripture “Pray to the Lord who is in charge of the harvest; ask him to send more workers into his fields” (Matthew 38). Click here for a timeline of Jesus’ ministry: Timeline of Jesus’ ministry Today, Jesus sends out the twelve disciples on their first-ever ministry ...
Victorious Over Death
Oct 07, 2017 / Bible Study / 0 COMMENTS
Today’s Scripture “Then Jesus stopped the crowd and wouldn’t let anyone go with him except Peter, James and John” (Mark 5:37). The healing of the bleeding woman is sandwiched in between the story of the Jarius’ daughter. Could it be that the Father divinely inspired these events to ...
Oct 06, 2017 / Bible Study / 0 COMMENTS
Today’s Scripture “He (Jesus) replied, “You are permitted to understand the secrets of the Kingdom of Heaven, but others are not.” (Matthew 13:11). After the rejection of Jesus by the Pharisees, Jesus begins to teach the disciples in parables. This is so that the “secrets” of the kingdom ...
The Family of Jesus
Oct 05, 2017 / Bible Study / 0 COMMENTS
Today’s Scripture “When his family heard what was happening, they tried to take him away. “He’s out of his mind,” they said” (Mark 3.21). While we don’t know what happened to Joseph, the Scriptures tell us that Mary, Jesus’ mother, was very present during his ministry on earth. ...
Credentials of the King
Oct 04, 2017 / Bible Study / 0 COMMENTS
Today’s Scripture “Then Jesus walked over to the coffin and touched it, and the bearers stopped. “Young man,” he said, “I tell you, get up.” Then the dead boy sat up and began to talk!” (Luke 7.14-15). Jesus performed many signs and wonders during his life on earth, ...
Oct 03, 2017 / Bible Study / 0 COMMENTS
Today’s Scripture “When you pray, go away by yourself, shut the door behind you, and pray to your Father in private. Then your Father, who sees everything, will reward you” (Matthew 6.6). Today, we discuss three eternal rewards, which Jesus encourages us to concentrate on earning during our ...
Spirit of the Law
Oct 02, 2017 / Bible Study / 0 COMMENTS
Today’s Scripture “God blesses those who are poor and realize their need for him, for the Kingdom of Heaven is theirs” (Matthew 5.3). The Sermon on the Mount is an impressive sermon Jesus gave to His disciples, with crowds gathered around him, on the hillside of the Sea ...
Oct 01, 2017 / Bible Study / 0 COMMENTS
Today’s Scripture “He has given him authority to judge everyone because he is the Son of Man. Don’t be so surprised! Indeed, the time is coming when all of the dead in their graves will hear the voice of God’s Son, and they will rise again. Those who have done ...
Embracing the New
Sep 30, 2017 / Bible Study / 0 COMMENTS
Today’s Scripture “But no one who drinks the old wine seems to want the new wine. ‘The old is just fine,’ they say.” (Luke 5:39). Today, we read about Jesus’ teaching by the Sea of Galilee, His healing of a man with leprosy and His healing of a ...
The Call to Discipleship
Sep 29, 2017 / Bible Study / 0 COMMENTS
Today’s Scripture “Jesus called out to them, “Come, follow me, and I will show you how to fish for people! And they left their nets at once and followed him” (Mark 1:17). The ministry of Jesus begins once John the Baptist is imprisoned. Five of the disciples had ...
The Way to Eternal Life
Sep 28, 2017 / Bible Study / 0 COMMENTS
Today’s Scripture “For God loved the world so much that he gave his one and only Son, so that everyone who believes in him will not perish but have eternal life” (John 3:16). Isn’t it interesting that one of the first teachings given by Jesus in the chronological ...
My Father’s House
Sep 27, 2017 / Bible Study / 0 COMMENTS
Today’s Scripture “Stop turning my Father’s house into a marketplace” (John 2:16)! Click here for a diagram of the Temple in Jesus’ day: Herod’s Temple During Passover (probably April 7, 30 AD), Jesus went to Jerusalem for the celebration and responded emotionally to the merchants selling cattle, ...
The First Thirty Years
Sep 26, 2017 / Bible Study / 0 COMMENTS
Today’s Scripture “Jesus was born in Bethlehem in Judea. About that time some wise men from eastern lands arrived in Jerusalem, asking, “Where is the newborn king of the Jews?” King Herod was deeply disturbed when he heard this, as was everyone in Jerusalem” (Matthew 2:3). Today’s reading ...
The Birth of Jesus
Sep 25, 2017 / Bible Study / 0 COMMENTS
Today’s Scripture “Because Joseph was a descendent of King David, he had to go to Bethlehem in Judea, David’s ancient home. … And while they were there, the time came for Mary’s baby to be born. She gave birth to her first child, a son. She wrapped him snugly in ...
Sep 24, 2017 / Bible Study / 0 COMMENTS
Today’s Scripture “In the beginning the Word already existed. The Word was with God, and the Word was God” (John 1.1). Today we begin our study of the New Testament! Welcome if you are just joining us or are coming back to the study! I pray you will be ...
A Prophecy of Jesus Return
Sep 23, 2017 / Bible Study / 0 COMMENTS
Today’s Scripture “But Judah will be filled with people forever, and Jerusalem will endure through all generations. I will pardon my people’s crimes, which I have not yet pardoned; and I, the Lord, will make my home in Jerusalem with my people” (Joel 3:20-21). Jesus is coming again, ...
The Rule of Reverence
Sep 22, 2017 / Bible Study / 1 COMMENTS
Today’s Scripture “The purpose of my covenant with the Levites was to bring life and peace, and that is what I gave them. This required reverence from them” (Malachi 2:5). Nehemiah was Governor Of Judah for twelve years, then returned to Persia for approximately two years. Upon his ...
Appreciate Humble Beginnings
Sep 21, 2017 / Bible Study / 0 COMMENTS
Today’s Scripture “There were 212 gatekeepers in those days… for they were responsible for the rooms and treasuries at the house of God. They would spend the night around the house of God, since it was their duty to guard it and to open the gates every morning” (Nehemiah 12:22, ...
Commitment verses Action
Sep 20, 2017 / Bible Study / 0 COMMENTS
Today’s Scripture “They remained standing in place for three hours while the Book of the Law of the Lord their God was read aloud to them” (Nehemiah 9:3). Can you believe a worship service that took over three hours… followed by a voluntary service of repentance, confession and ...
Living and Active
Sep 19, 2017 / Bible Study / 0 COMMENTS
Today’s Scripture “They asked Ezra the scribe to bring out the Book of the Law of Moses, which the Lord had given for Israel to obey” (Nehemiah 8:1). In today’s reading, Ezra makes a re-apparance and command performance as he reads the Law to the entire community of ...