Philippians 4:13 – January 6, 2019

I have the strength for everything through him who empowers me. Philippians 4:13 NABRE      Paul is writing to the community at Phillipe from captivity, to thank them for their support and to encourage them. Although he is in prison this letter is seen as joyful, even happy. Paul is closing out the letter thanking the community for their recent financial aid. Paul appreciates their support but speaks about being able to live self-sufficiently as well…

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Luke 6:39 – December 17, 2018

Give and gifts will be given to you; a good measure, packed together, shaken down, and overflowing, will be poured into your lap. For the measure with which you measure will in return be measured out to you. Luke 6:38 NABRE      Jesus is teaching a great crowd His Sermon on the Plain, a long teaching on Christian living. It includes teachings on Blessings, how to be happy. He tells them to love their enemies, turn…

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Psalms 3:3 – November 18, 2018

How many say of me, “There is no salvation for him in God. Psalms 3:3 NABRE      King David is the attributed author of Psalm three. It is a psalm that is part of the morning prayer of the people. The psalm is a request to the Lord for help as the psalmist is being harassed by his enemies. First the psalmist describes the situation and declares his trust in God, he goes on to say…

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