Monthly Archives: August 2018

THE DEVOUT LOVERS OF MONEY

DAILY DEVOTIONAL Tuesday, August 21, 2018 The Pharisees, who were lovers of money, listened to His teaching, and they ridiculed Him. So Jesus said to them, “You are those who justify yourselves in the sight of others; but God knows … Continue reading

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LET NOT THE CROWDS DETERMINE

DAILY DEVOTIONAL Monday, August 20, 2018 But after His brothers had gone to the festival, then Jesus also went, not publicly but secretly.  The Jewish leaders were looking for Him at the festival and asked, “Where is he?” And among … Continue reading

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THE TRAGEDY OF OVERBLOWN PRIDE

DAILY DEVOTIONAL Sunday, August 19, 2018 When Herod’s  daughter Herodias came in and danced, she pleased Herod and his guests; and the king said to the girl, “Ask me for whatever you wish, and I will give it.” And he … Continue reading

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Near and Far

DAILY DEVOTIONAL Saturday, August 18, 2018 One of the scribes came near and heard them disputing with one another, and seeing that he answered them well, he asked him, “Which commandment is the first of all?” Jesus answered, “The first … Continue reading

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The Difference Between Legalism and Goodness

DAILY DEVOTIONAL Friday, August 17, 2018 Then someone came to Jesus and said, “Teacher, what good deed must I do to have eternal life?” And Jesus answered, “Why do you ask me about what is good? There is only one … Continue reading

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AND THEY CRIED OUT, “HOSANNA!”

DAILY DEVOTIONAL Thursday, August 16, 2018 The next day the large crowd that had come to the feast heard that Jesus was coming to Jerusalem. So they took branches of palm trees and went out to meet him, crying out, … Continue reading

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THE FATE OF THE PROPHET

DAILY DEVOTIONAL Wednesday, August 15, 2018 Then Jesus with His disciples came to His hometown of Nazareth.  On the sabbath He began to teach in the synagogue, and many who heard Him were astounded. They said, “Where did this man … Continue reading

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The “Why” of our “Ways”

DAILY DEVOTIONAL Tuesday, August 14, 2018 While Jesus was in Bethany, reclining at the table in the home of Simon the Leper, a woman came with an alabaster jar of very expensive perfume, made of pure nard. She broke the … Continue reading

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FOR THE SAKE OF THE WHOLENESS

DAILY DEVOTIONAL August 13, 2018 After the parable of the lost sheep, Luke has Jesus continuing on with a parable of further explanation … “Or suppose a woman has ten silver coins and loses one. Doesn’t she light a lamp, … Continue reading

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THE CHRISTIAN ETHIC OF THE INDIVIDUAL

DAILY DEVOTIONAL Sunday, August 12, 2018 Now all the tax collectors and sinners were coming near to listen to Jesus.  And the Pharisees and the scribes were grumbling and saying, “This fellow welcomes sinners and eats with them.” So Jesus … Continue reading

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