March 24 - Today's Readings - John 5-6 and Psalms 84 Jesus said some things in Chapter 6 that deserve a second read: "The work of God is this: to believe in the one he has sent." (Vs. 29) “All that the Father gives me will come to me, and whoever comes to me I will never drive away.” (Vs. 37) “And this is the will of him who sent me, that I shall lose none of all that he has given me, but Continue Reading

Our New Nature Makes Us Worshippers

March 23 - Today's Readings - John 3-4 and Psalms 83 John 4:23-24 reads, “Yet a time is coming and has now come when the true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and truth, for they are the kind of worshipers the Father seeks. God is spirit, and his worshipers must worship in spirit and in truth." At first glance the notion of our heavenly Father "seeking" anything at all is Continue Reading

Knowing By The Spirit

March 22 - Today's Readings - John 1-2 and Psalms 82 In John 1:31, John the Baptist declares. “I myself did not know him, but the reason I came baptizing with water was that he might be revealed to Israel." Then, in verse 33 he reiterates, “I would not have known him, except that the one who sent me to baptize with water told me, 'The man on whom you see the Spirit come down and remain is he Continue Reading

A Place Of Refuge From The Enemy

March 21 - Today's Readings - Numbers 34-36 and Psalms 81 Numbers 35:10-11 and 26-27 read, "Speak to the Israelites and say to them: 'When you cross the Jordan into Canaan, select some towns to be your cities of refuge, to which a person who has killed someone accidentally may flee.” … "But if the accused ever goes outside the limits of the city of refuge to which he has fled and the avenger of Continue Reading

Embarking on a Mission of Conquest

March 20 - Today's Readings - Numbers 31-33 and Psalms 80 When we begin our walk with Jesus, many of us don't realize that we are actually embarking on a mission of “conquest”. What are we fighting? What are we conquering? Well, we have lots of "ites" in our lives - you know - Amalekites, Moabites, Cannanites, Amorites, Girgashites, Hivites, Jubusites, Perizites - etc. Each one of these Continue Reading