Tuesday Morning Scripture – Psalm 40

God Sustains His Servant To the Chief Musician. A Psalm of David. 1 I waited patiently and expectantly for the Lord; and He inclined to me and heard my cry. 2 He brought me up out of a horrible pit [of tumult and of destruction], out of the miry clay, and He set my feet upon aContinue reading “Tuesday Morning Scripture – Psalm 40”

Tuesday Morning Scripture (Wk49/2022) – 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 “Tuesday Morning Scripture (Wk49/2022) – Matthew 5:13-20”

Tuesday Morning Scripture (Wk45/2022) – Isaiah 54

The Fertility of Zion 1 “Shout for joy, O barren one, she who has not given birth;Break forth into joyful shouting and rejoice, she who has not gone into labor [with child]! For the [spiritual] sons of the desolate one will be more numerous than the sons of the married woman,” says the Lord. 2Continue reading “Tuesday Morning Scripture (Wk45/2022) – Isaiah 54”

Tuesday Morning Scripture (Wk45/2022) – John 6:41-58

Words to the Jews 41 Now the Jews murmured and found fault with Him because He said, “I am the Bread that came down out of heaven.” 42 They kept saying, “Is this not Jesus, the son of Joseph, whose father and mother we know? How does He now [have the arrogance to] say, ‘IContinue reading “Tuesday Morning Scripture (Wk45/2022) – John 6:41-58”

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”

Tuesday Morning Scripture (Wk41/2022) – John 3:1-21

The New Birth 1 Now there was a certain man among the Pharisees named Nicodemus, a ruler (member of the Sanhedrin) among the Jews, 2 who came to Jesus at night and said to Him, “Rabbi (Teacher), we know [without any doubt] that You have come from God as a teacher; for no one canContinue reading “Tuesday Morning Scripture (Wk41/2022) – John 3:1-21”

Tuesday Morning Scripture (Wk41/2022) – Isaiah 61

Exaltation of the Afflicted 1 The Spirit of the Lord God is upon me, because the Lord has anointed and commissioned me to bring good news to the humble and afflicted; He has sent me to bind up [the wounds of] the brokenhearted, to proclaim release [from confinement and condemnation] to the [physical and spiritual]Continue reading “Tuesday Morning Scripture (Wk41/2022) – Isaiah 61”

Tuesday Morning Scripture (Wk40/2022) – 1 Corinthians 1-13

The Excellence of Love 1 If I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, but have not [1]love [for others growing out of God’s love for me], then I have become only a noisy gong or a clanging cymbal [just an annoying distraction]. 2 And if I have the gift of prophecy [andContinue reading “Tuesday Morning Scripture (Wk40/2022) – 1 Corinthians 1-13”