Posts with the category “daily-devotions”

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Faith Over Association
July 17th, 2024
Then Judas Iscariot, who was one of the twelve, went to the chief priests in order to betray him to them. And when they heard it, they were glad and promised to give him money. And he sought an opport...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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Devoted Sacrifice
July 16th, 2024
And while he was at Bethany in the house of Simon the leper, as he was reclining at table, a woman came with an alabaster flask of ointment of pure nard, very costly, and she broke the flask and poure...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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God's Gracious Plan
July 15th, 2024
It was now two days before the Passover and the Feast of Unleavened Bread. And the chief priests and the scribes were seeking how to arrest him by stealth and kill him, for they said, “Not during the ...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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Awake and Vigilant
July 14th, 2024
“But concerning that day or that hour, no one knows, not even the angels in heaven, nor the Son, but only the Father. Be on guard, keep awake. For you do not know when the time will come. It is like a...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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The Everlasting Word
July 13th, 2024
“From the fig tree learn its lesson: as soon as its branch becomes tender and puts out its leaves, you know that summer is near. So also, when you see these things taking place, you know that he is ne...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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Guarding Against Hypocrisy
July 5th, 2024
And in his teaching he said, “Beware of the scribes, who like to walk around in long robes and like greetings in the marketplaces and have the best seats in the synagogues and the places of honor at f...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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The Lordship of Christ
July 4th, 2024
And as Jesus taught in the temple, he said, “How can the scribes say that the Christ is the son of David? David himself, in the Holy Spirit, declared, “‘The Lord said to my Lord, “Sit at my right hand...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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The Greatest Commandment
July 3rd, 2024
And one of the scribes came up and heard them disputing with one another, and seeing that he answered them well, asked him, “Which commandment is the most important of all?” Jesus answered, “The most ...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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Eternal Life and the God of the Living
July 2nd, 2024
And Sadducees came to him, who say that there is no resurrection. And they asked him a question, saying, “Teacher, Moses wrote for us that if a man’s brother dies and leaves a wife, but leaves no chil...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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Rendering to God and Caesar
July 1st, 2024
And they sent to him some of the Pharisees and some of the Herodians, to trap him in his talk. And they came and said to him, “Teacher, we know that you are true and do not care about anyone’s opinion...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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The Cornerstone Rejected
June 30th, 2024
And he began to speak to them in parables. “A man planted a vineyard and put a fence around it and dug a pit for the winepress and built a tower, and leased it to tenants and went into another country...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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The Authority of Christ
June 29th, 2024
And they came again to Jerusalem. And as he was walking in the temple, the chief priests and the scribes and the elders came to him, and they said to him, “By what authority are you doing these things...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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The Strength of Faith
June 28th, 2024
As they passed by in the morning, they saw the fig tree withered away to its roots. And Peter remembered and said to him, “Rabbi, look! The fig tree that you cursed has withered.” And Jesus answered t...  Read More
by Steven Cholak
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Father's House
June 27th, 2024
And they came to Jerusalem. And he entered the temple and began to drive out those who sold and those who bought in the temple, and he overturned the tables of the money-changers and the seats of thos...  Read More
by Steven Cholak
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It is the season
June 26th, 2024
On the following day, when they came from Bethany, he was hungry. And seeing in the distance a fig tree in leaf, he went to see if he could find anything on it. When he came to it, he found nothing bu...  Read More
by Steven Cholak
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Hosanna
June 25th, 2024
Now when they drew near to Jerusalem, to Bethphage and Bethany, at the Mount of Olives, Jesus sent two of his disciples and said to them, “Go into the village in front of you, and immediately as you e...  Read More
by Steven Cholak
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Faith Saves
June 24th, 2024
And they came to Jericho. And as he was leaving Jericho with his disciples and a great crowd, Bartimaeus, a blind beggar, the son of Timaeus, was sitting by the roadside. And when he heard that it was...  Read More
by Steven Cholak
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To Give
June 23rd, 2024
And when the ten heard it, they began to be indignant at James and John. And Jesus called them to him and said to them, “You know that those who are considered rulers of the Gentiles lord it over them...  Read More
by Steven Cholak
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Baptism to be Baptized
June 22nd, 2024
And James and John, the sons of Zebedee, came up to him and said to him, “Teacher, we want you to do for us whatever we ask of you.” And he said to them, “What do you want me to do for you?” And they ...  Read More
by Steven Cholak
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The Road to Redemption
June 21st, 2024
And they were on the road, going up to Jerusalem, and Jesus was walking ahead of them. And they were amazed, and those who followed were afraid. And taking the twelve again, he began to tell them what...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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The Impossible Made Possible
June 20th, 2024
And Jesus looked around and said to his disciples, “How difficult it will be for those who have wealth to enter the kingdom of God!” And the disciples were amazed at his words. But Jesus said to them ...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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Surrender
June 19th, 2024
And as he was setting out on his journey, a man ran up and knelt before him and asked him, “Good Teacher, what must I do to inherit eternal life?” And Jesus said to him, “Why do you call me good? No o...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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Welcoming the Little Ones
June 18th, 2024
And they were bringing children to him that he might touch them, and the disciples rebuked them. But when Jesus saw it, he was indignant and said to them, “Let the children come to me; do not hinder t...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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Marriage
June 17th, 2024
And he left there and went to the region of Judea and beyond the Jordan, and crowds gathered to him again. And again, as was his custom, he taught them. And Pharisees came up and in order to test him ...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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Nothing More Important
June 16th, 2024
“Whoever causes one of these little ones who believe in me to sin, it would be better for him if a great millstone were hung around his neck and he were thrown into the sea. And if your hand causes yo...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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With or Against?
June 15th, 2024
John said to him, “Teacher, we saw someone casting out demons in your name, and we tried to stop him, because he was not following us.” But Jesus said, “Do not stop him, for no one who does a mighty w...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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How Long?
June 11th, 2024
And when they came to the disciples, they saw a great crowd around them, and scribes arguing with them. And immediately all the crowd, when they saw him, were greatly amazed and ran up to him and gree...  Read More
by Steven Cholak
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Elijah Has Come
June 10th, 2024
And as they were coming down the mountain, he charged them to tell no one what they had seen, until the Son of Man had risen from the dead. So they kept the matter to themselves, questioning what this...  Read More
by Steven Cholak
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It is Good to be Here
June 9th, 2024
And after six days Jesus took with him Peter and James and John, and led them up a high mountain by themselves. And he was transfigured before them,and his clothes became radiant, intensely white, as ...  Read More
by Steven Cholak
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Crosses All Around
June 8th, 2024
And calling the crowd to him with his disciples, he said to them, “If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross and follow me. For whoever would save his life will lose it...  Read More
by Steven Cholak
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Uncomfortable Truths
June 7th, 2024
And he began to teach them that the Son of Man must suffer many things and be rejected by the elders and the chief priests and the scribes and be killed, and after three days rise again. And he said t...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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A True Confession
June 6th, 2024
And Jesus went on with his disciples to the villages of Caesarea Philippi. And on the way he asked his disciples, “Who do people say that I am?” And they told him, “John the Baptist; and others say, E...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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Seeing Clearly
June 5th, 2024
And they came to Bethsaida. And some people brought to him a blind man and begged him to touch him. And he took the blind man by the hand and led him out of the village, and when he had spit on his ey...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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Bread of Life
June 4th, 2024
Now they had forgotten to bring bread, and they had only one loaf with them in the boat. And he cautioned them, saying, “Watch out; beware of the leaven of the Pharisees and the leaven of Herod.” And ...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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Signs
June 3rd, 2024
The Pharisees came and began to argue with him, seeking from him a sign from heaven to test him. And he sighed deeply in his spirit and said, “Why does this generation seek a sign? Truly, I say to you...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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Great Compassion
June 2nd, 2024
In those days, when again a great crowd had gathered, and they had nothing to eat, he called his disciples to him and said to them, “I have compassion on the crowd, because they have been with me now ...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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All People
June 1st, 2024
Then he returned from the region of Tyre and went through Sidon to the Sea of Galilee, in the region of the Decapolis. And they brought to him a man who was deaf and had a speech impediment, and they ...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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The Crumbs are Enough
May 31st, 2024
And from there he arose and went away to the region of Tyre and Sidon. And he entered a house and did not want anyone to know, yet he could not be hidden. But immediately a woman whose little daughter...  Read More
by Steven Cholak
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All Foods Clean
May 30th, 2024
And he called the people to him again and said to them, “Hear me, all of you, and understand: There is nothing outside a person that by going into him can defile him, but the things that come out of a...  Read More
by Steven Cholak
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A Heart that is Far Away
May 29th, 2024
Now when the Pharisees gathered to him, with some of the scribes who had come from Jerusalem, they saw that some of his disciples ate with hands that were defiled, that is, unwashed. (For the Pharisee...  Read More
by Steven Cholak