Friday Morning Scripture (Wk43/2022) – Matthew 5:13-20

Disciples and the World 13 “You are the [1]salt of the earth; but if the salt has [2]lost its taste (purpose), how can it be made salty? It is no longer good for anything, but to be thrown out and walked on by people [when the walkways are wet and slippery]. 14 “You are theContinue reading “Friday Morning Scripture (Wk43/2022) – Matthew 5:13-20”

Friday Morning Scripture (Wk43/2022) – Romans 1:1-17

The Gospel Exalted 1 Paul, a [1]bond-servant of Christ Jesus, called as an apostle (special messenger, personally chosen representative), set apart for [preaching] the [2]gospel of God [the good news of salvation], 2 which He promised beforehand through His prophets in the sacred Scriptures— 3 [the good news] regarding His Son, who, as to theContinue reading “Friday Morning Scripture (Wk43/2022) – Romans 1:1-17”

Thursday Morning Scripture (Wk43/2022) – Romans 6

Believers Are Dead to Sin, Alive to God 1 What shall we say [to all this]? Should we continue in sin and practice sin as a habit so that [God’s gift of] [1]grace may increase and overflow? 2 Certainly not! How can we, the very ones who died to sin, continue to live in itContinue reading “Thursday Morning Scripture (Wk43/2022) – Romans 6”

Thursday Morning Scripture (Wk43/2022) – Colossians 3:1-11

Put On the New Self 1 Therefore if you have been raised with Christ [to a new life, sharing in His resurrection from the dead], keep seeking the things that are above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. 2 Set your mind and keep focused habitually on the things above [theContinue reading “Thursday Morning Scripture (Wk43/2022) – Colossians 3:1-11”

Wednesday Morning Scripture (Wk43/2022) – Psalm 139:1-18

God’s Omnipresence and Omniscience To the Chief Musician. A Psalm of David. 1 O Lord, you have searched me [thoroughly] and have known me. 2 You know when I sit down and when I rise up [my entire life, everything I do]; You understand my thought from afar. 3 You scrutinize my path and myContinue reading “Wednesday Morning Scripture (Wk43/2022) – Psalm 139:1-18”

Wednesday Morning Scripture (Wk43/2022) – Ephesians 3

Paul’s Stewardship For this reason [because I preach that you and believing Jews are joint heirs] I, Paul, am the prisoner of Christ Jesus on behalf of you Gentiles— 2 assuming that you have heard of the stewardship of God’s grace that was entrusted to me [to share with you] for your benefit; 3 andContinue reading “Wednesday Morning Scripture (Wk43/2022) – Ephesians 3”

Tuesday Morning Scripture (Wk43/2022) – Nehemiah 8:1-12

Ezra Reads the Law Then all the people gathered together as one man at the open square in front of the Water Gate; and they asked Ezra the scribe to bring the Book of the Law of Moses which the Lord had given to Israel. 2 So Ezra the priest brought the Law before theContinue reading “Tuesday Morning Scripture (Wk43/2022) – Nehemiah 8:1-12”

Tuesday Morning Scripture (Wk43/2022) – Psalm 16

The Lord, the Psalmist’s Portion in Life and Deliverer in Death. A [a]Mikhtam of David [probably intended to record memorable thoughts]. 1 Keep and protect me, O God, for in You I have placed my trust and found refuge. 2 I said to the Lord, “You are my Lord; I have no good besides You.”Continue reading “Tuesday Morning Scripture (Wk43/2022) – Psalm 16”

Tuesday Morning Scripture (Wk43/2022) – John 15:1-11

Jesus Is The Vine – Followers Are Branches 1 “[1]I am the true Vine, and My Father is the vinedresser. 2 Every branch in Me that does not bear fruit, He takes away; and every branch that continues to bear fruit, He[repeatedly] prunes, so that it will bear more fruit [even richer and finer fruit].Continue reading “Tuesday Morning Scripture (Wk43/2022) – John 15:1-11”

Monday Morning Scripture (Wk43/2022) – Psalm 150

A Psalm of Praise 1 Praise the Lord! Praise God in His sanctuary; Praise Him in His mighty heavens. 2 Praise Him for His mighty acts; Praise Him according to [the abundance of] His greatness. 3 Praise Him with trumpet sound; Praise Him with harp and lyre. 4 Praise Him with tambourine and dancing; PraiseContinue reading “Monday Morning Scripture (Wk43/2022) – Psalm 150”