Isaiah 40:28 – March 15, 2019

Do you not know? Have you not heard? The LORD is God from of old, creator of the ends of the earth. He does not faint or grow weary, and his knowledge is beyond scrutiny. Isaiah 40:28 NABRE      The Hebrew people have been taken captive after the destruction of Jerusalem by the Babylonians in 587-586 BC. Babylon was defeated by Persia and their King, Cyrus issued a decree allowing the Hebrews to return home. It…

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Hebrews 11:6 – March 6, 2019

But without faith it is impossible to please him, for anyone who approaches God must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who seek him. Hebrews 11:6 NABRE      This chapter of Hebrews is a chapter on faith. It celebrates the blessings provided to many whose faith is cherished by God. The chapter list men and women of the old covenant who held on to their faith through difficult circumstances. When answering the question…

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Matthew 19:26 – February 7, 2018

Jesus looked at them and said, “For human beings this is impossible, but for God all things are possible.” Matthew 19:26 NABRE      We read a story of a rich young man who asks Jesus how to obtain eternal life. Jesus replies, keep the commandments. The young man says he observes all the commandments. Jesus tells him to go sell all he has and to come follow him. When the young man hears this he goes…

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John 14:1 – January 29, 2019

Do not let your hearts be troubled. You have faith in God; have faith also in me. John 14:1 NABRE      This section of the Gospel of John is nearing the end of Jesus life. He is spending time with his disciples and sharing many thoughts and His prayers for them. They are troubled at what He has been saying. He tells them He must go and they cannot come. Peter asks Him where He is…

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Malachi 3:10 – January 21, 2019

Bring the whole tithe into the storehouse, That there may be food in my house. Put me to the test, says the LORD of hosts, And see if I do not open the floodgates of heaven for you, and pour down upon you blessing without measure! Malachi 3:10 NABRE      Malachi is the last of the writing prophets, his name means “My Messenger.” The message of the prophet is to expose the sins of the people…

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