Sometimes It’s Good To Be Annoying

Read through the Gospels in a Year: Luke 18:1-8 Read the New Testament in a Year: 2 Timothy 3:1-9 “There was a widow … who kept coming to the judge with the plea, ‘Grant me justice against my adversary.’” —Luke 18:3 Widows were often vulnerable in the ancient world,...

Last Minute

Read through the Gospels in a Year: Luke 17:20-37 Read the New Testament in a Year: 2 Timothy 2:14-26 “People were eating, drinking, marrying and being given in marriage up to the day Noah entered the ark. Then the flood came. . . .” — Luke 17:27 My wife and I have...

Crossing Borders

Read through the Gospels in a Year: Luke 17:11-19 Read the New Testament in a Year: 2 Timothy 2:1-13 He threw himself at Jesus’ feet and thanked him—and he was a Samaritan. — Luke 17:16 This was not the first time Jesus traveled along the border of Samaria. He often...

Serving the Master

Read through the Gospels in a Year: Luke 17:1-10 The apostles said to the Lord, “Increase our faith!” — Luke 17:5 The apostles asked Jesus to increase their faith. They wanted him to make them into “superdisciples”. Jesus surprised them by telling them...

Who Are You For?

Read through the Gospels in a Year: Luke 16:19-31 Read the New Testament in a Year: 2 Timothy 1:1-7 In Hades, where he was in torment, he looked up and saw Abraham far away, with Lazarus by his side. — Luke 16:23 In this parable of Jesus, the rich man lived in luxury....

Just Trust Me On This…

Read through the Gospels in a Year: Luke 16:10-18 Read the New Testament in a Year: 1 Timothy 6:11-21 “Whoever can be trusted with very little can also be trusted with much …” Luke 16:10 When Johnda and I were first married, a guy at the company I worked for told me...
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