Thursday Morning Scripture (Wk15/2022 – John 15:18-27

Disciples’ Relation to the World 18 “If the world hates you [and it does], know that it has hated Me before it hated you. 19 If you belonged to the world, the world would love [you as] its own and would treat you with affection. But you are not of the world [you no longerContinue reading “Thursday Morning Scripture (Wk15/2022 – John 15:18-27”

Thursday Morning Scripture (Wk15/2022) – John 15:12-17

Disciples’ Relation to Each Other 12 “This is My commandment, that you [1]love and unselfishly seek the best for one another, just as I have loved you. 13 No one has greater love [nor stronger commitment] than to lay down his own life for his friends. 14 You are my friends if you keep onContinue reading “Thursday Morning Scripture (Wk15/2022) – John 15:12-17”

Tuesday Morning Scripture (Wk14/2022) – Isaiah 64

Prayers for Mercy and Help Oh, that You would tear open the heavens and come down, that the mountains might quake at Your presence— 2 As [sure as] fire kindles the brushwood, as fire causes water to boil—to make Your name known to Your adversaries, that the nations may tremble at Your presence! 3 WhenContinue reading “Tuesday Morning Scripture (Wk14/2022) – Isaiah 64”

Thursday Morning Scripture (Wk11/2022) – 2 Peter 1:16-21

Eyewitnesses 16 For we did not follow cleverly devised stories or myths when we made known to you the power and coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, but we were [1]eyewitnesses of His majesty [His grandeur, His authority, His sovereignty]. 17 For when He was invested with honor and [the radiance of the [2]Shekinah] gloryContinue reading “Thursday Morning Scripture (Wk11/2022) – 2 Peter 1:16-21”

Thursday Morning Scripture (Wk8/2022) – Isaiah 55

The Free Offer of Mercy 1 “Everyone who thirsts, come to the waters; and you who have no money come, buy grain and eat. Come, buy wine and milk without money and without cost [simply accept it as a gift from God]. 2 “Why do you spend money for that which is not bread, andContinue reading “Thursday Morning Scripture (Wk8/2022) – Isaiah 55”

Thursday Morning Scripture – 1 Thessalonians 5:12-28

Christian Conduct 12 Now we ask you, brothers and sisters, to appreciate those who diligently work among you [recognize, acknowledge, and respect your leaders], who are in charge over you in the Lord and who give you instruction, 13 and [we ask that you appreciate them and] hold them in the highest esteem in loveContinue reading “Thursday Morning Scripture – 1 Thessalonians 5:12-28”

Thursday Morning Scripture – Matthew 18:21-35

Forgiveness 21 Then Peter came to Him and asked, “Lord, how many times will my brother sin against me and I forgive him and let it go? Up to seven times?” 22 Jesus answered him, “I say to you, not up to seven times, but seventy times seven. 23 “Therefore the kingdom of heaven isContinue reading “Thursday Morning Scripture – Matthew 18:21-35”

Thursday Morning Scripture – Psalm 15:1-17

The Vine and the Branches 1 “I am the true vine, and my Father is the gardener. 2 He cuts off every branch in me that bears no fruit, while every branch that does bear fruit he prunes[1] so that it will be even more fruitful. 3 You are already clean because of the wordContinue reading “Thursday Morning Scripture – Psalm 15:1-17”

Thursday Morning Scripture (Wk4/2022) – Psalm 27

A Psalm of Fearless Trust in God. A Psalm of David. 1 The Lord is my light and my salvation—Whom shall I fear? The Lord is the refuge and fortress of my life—Whom shall I dread? 2 When the wicked came against me to eat up my flesh, my adversaries and my enemies, they stumbledContinue reading “Thursday Morning Scripture (Wk4/2022) – Psalm 27”

Thursday Morning Scripture (Wk3/2022) – Deuteronomy 11:26-32

Rewards of Obedience 26 “Behold, today I am setting before you a blessing and a curse— 27 the blessing, if you listen to and obey the commandments of the Lord your God, which I am commanding you today; 28 and the curse, if you do not listen to and obey the commandments of the LordContinue reading “Thursday Morning Scripture (Wk3/2022) – Deuteronomy 11:26-32”