Tag: Jesus

Daily Reads 12.12.2019

Advent Day 12: Read: Luke 12 As I reflect on this chapter, the overwhelming question that comes to mind is this: On whom or what do I depend? Where do I turn when life is chaotic? Jesus challenges his listeners to consider… Read More

Daily Reads 12.11.2019

Advent Day 11: Read: Luke 11 Jesus was invited to the house of a Pharisee for dinner. Some of those in attendance were also religious teachers. A Pharisee was one part of the Jewish population who emphasized following the law to the… Read More

Daily Reads 12.10.2019

Advent Day 10: Read: Luke 10 (or at least verses 38-42) This chapter concludes with Jesus’ visit to the home of Martha and Mary. It appears that Martha was the one who extended the invitation to Jesus and his disciples to come… Read More

Daily Reads 12.09.2019

Advent Day 9: Read: Luke 9 I want to draw your attention to verses 23-25 in this chapter of the Gospel of Luke. Jesus says in order to be his follower we must turn away from our selfish ways. There is no… Read More

Daily Reads 12.08.2019

Advent Day 8: Read: Luke 8 Jesus and his disciples decided to cross the Sea of Galilee one afternoon. The lake is situated in such a way that the winds come down upon it in sudden, unexpected ways creating dangerous storms. And… Read More

Daily Reads 12.07.2019

Advent Day 7: Read: Luke 7 Compassion. Jesus’ compassion is remarkable and stand out in this chapter. I want to draw your attention to two verses. The chapter begins with a Roman officer asking Jesus to come and heal his slave. The… Read More

Daily Reads 12.05.2019

The Spirit of the Sovereign Lord is upon me, for the Lord has anointed me to bring good news to the poor. He has sent me to comfort the brokenhearted… Isaiah 61:1 Advent – Day 5: Read: Luke 5 Today I became reaquainted with the term… Read More

Daily Reads 12.04.2019

The Spirit of the Sovereign Lord is upon me, for the Lord has anointed me to bring good news to the poor. He has sent me to comfort the brokenhearted and to proclaim that captives will be released and prisoners will be freed. He has sent… Read More

Daily Reads 12.03.2019

But in that day, the branch of the Lord will be beautiful and glorious; Isaiah 4:2a Advent – Day 3: Read: Luke 3 As I read this chapter, it seems to me it can be summarized in one word: preparation. John the Baptist is… Read More

Daily Reads 12.02.2019

Out of the stump of David’s family will grow a shoot—yes, a new Branch bearing fruit from the old root. And the Spirit of the Lord will rest on him—the Spirit of wisdom and understanding, the Spirit of counsel and might, the Spirit of knowledge… Read More