Women Of Ill-Repute

January 18 - Today's Readings - Matthew 1-2 and Psalms 18 Did you notice that there are five women mentioned in the genealogy of Jesus and that all of them were women who suffered from shame, gossip, disrepute, feeling like an outsider and being publicly accused of sinning! No other woman is specifically mentioned – only Tamar, Rahab, Ruth, Uriah’s wife Bathsheba, and Mary. You remember Continue Reading

The Messiah

July 18 – Today’s Readings - Isaiah 55-57 and Psalms 18 Of the Old Testament prophets, there is none that so clearly expresses New Testament thought as Isaiah does. Jesus quoted from Isaiah when He said; "Come all you who are thirsty" and "My house will be called a house of prayer". The Apostles often taught about Isaiah's “new and everlasting covenant”. The prophecies of Isaiah are remarkable Continue Reading