Entries by sarahp

Share the Good News

Today’s Scripture: Luke 23 & 24 As 2019 comes to an end, we come to the end of Luke and to the end of our year-long journey of reading through the Christian Bible, a.k.a. the New Testament. These two chapters contain two of the most important accounts about Jesus: the thief on the cross and […]

Sit Down, Be Humble

Today’s Scripture: Luke 21-22 Is it wrong to be pleased with yourself when your finances make a difference in the lives of others? Perhaps it depends on how you look at your finances. When you give, is it with your heart, or are your intentions to showcase your money? Luke 21: 1-4 NIV 1 As […]

Looking to Be Noticed

Today’s Scripture: Luke 19 & 20 As a young boy, I grew up going to church almost every Sunday morning. I remember my family putting on our Sunday best and heading to Sunday school to start our day. Children’s church was always a highlight of my week, and I loved singing songs and making the […]

Persistent in Prayer

Today’s Scripture: Luke 17 & 18 Our youngest daughter, Sarah, has been tenacious since she was a little girl. She was never afraid to ask for something. Our girl is persistent. She would ask and ask, even if we told her, “No.” Sometimes she would drive my husband and me crazy. Eventually, we would have […]

Everlasting Father

Today’s Scripture: Luke 15 & 16 Matthew 1:23 “Look! The virgin will conceive a child! She will give birth to a son, and they will call him Immanuel, which means ‘God is with us.’ Today, we celebrate Jesus’ birth. The extent of God’s love for us was demonstrated through the birth of his son. Our […]

The Narrow Door

Today’s Scripture: Luke 13 & 14 Luke 13:22-24 22 Jesus went through the towns and villages, teaching as he went, always pressing on toward Jerusalem. 23 Someone asked him, “Lord, will only a few be saved?” He replied, 24 “Work hard to enter the narrow door to God’s Kingdom, for many will try to enter […]

Door #1, 2, or 3?

Today’s Scripture: Luke 11 & 12 Looking ahead to next year, I am excited for the doors God is opening in my life. I will be finishing my first year of college. I am turning 21 and I have an opportunity to travel. Even though I am excited, it has been hard to focus on […]

Live a Balanced Life

Today’s Scripture: Luke 10 Today’s reading contains one of Jesus’ most famous parables, that of the Good Samaritan (v. 25-37). This parable teaches us that we should actively do good deeds out of compassion and not because we expect something in return. It therefore teaches us how to serve and love others through our actions. […]