THE Final Account

Today’s reading: Matthew 26:1-28:20; Mark 14:1-16:20; Luke 22:1-24:53; John 18:1-21:25 Easter weekend is upon us, and that being the case, it’s the perfect time to read through one or more of the accounts of Jesus’ final days on earth. Each of these...

Our Sacrifice

Today’s reading: Matthew 27:24-44; Mark 15:16-40; Luke 23:26-49; John 19:1-30 I struggle with anything to do with physical abuse and torture. It’s hard for me to read or hear details of cruel treatment and torture, and I don’t watch programs or...

No Immunity

Today’s reading: Luke 22:1-6; Matthew 26:1-5; Matthew 26:14-16 Since this coming Sunday is Easter, this week we’re going to read the account of Jesus’ arrest, crucifixion, burial and resurrection. There is much taking place at this time, so each day...

Passionate Declaration

Today’s reading: Psalm 84:1-12 Psalm 84 starts out with a passionate declaration from the psalmist about his fervent desire for God and to be in His presence. I particularly like verse 2 because of the example it puts before us of a deep, strong and love-filled...

Securing the Tongue

Today’s reading: Proverbs 12:18; Proverbs 13:3 “There is one whose rash words are like sword thrusts, but the tongue of the wise brings healing” (Proverbs 12:18). “Whoever guards his mouth preserves his life; he who opens wide his lips comes to...