Tag Archives: Blessing

Through Us and In Us (Nov 16)

November 16 Through Us and In Us Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalm 123:1-4 | Ezekiel 33:1-34:31 | Hebrews 13:1-25 | Proverbs 27:21-22 Today’s Scripture Focus: Hebrews 13:1-25 Hebrews 13:20-21 (NIV) May the God of peace, who through the blood of the … Continue reading

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Seeking the Blessing of God (Aug 9)

When Ezra saw the compromise of the people, it brought him to his knees. When Ezra saw the incredible job ahead of him—rebuilding the temple—it brought him to his knees. They needed “some reviving to set up the house of God, to repair its ruins…” (9:10 ESV). God had been faithful to bless, but the continued hand of the Lord was needed. Continue reading

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The Hand of the Lord (Aug 8)

Ezra was clearly a man devoted to the Lord and his word, and therefore, the hand of the Lord was upon him. Continue reading

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The Eye of God (Aug 7)

“For the eyes of the Lord range throughout the earth to strengthen those whose hearts are fully committed to him” (2 Chronicles 16:9). Continue reading

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Blessing Instead of Bleeping (Aug 1)

Every malicious word, every tasty snippet of gossip, every venomous, sarcastic comment (humor is great, but even some humor wounds), every word that is judgmental, every hasty, angry word: each one, a curse. Continue reading

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Resting Between His Shoulders (Apr 9)

April 9 Resting Between His Shoulders Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalm 50:7-23 | Deuteronomy 33:1-20 | Luke 13:1-21 | Proverbs 12:25 Today’s Scripture Focus: Deuteronomy 33:1-20 About Benjamin he said: “Let the beloved of the Lord rest secure in him, for … Continue reading

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Missing Out on the Blessing (Dec 20)

December 20 Missing Out on the Blessing Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalm 144:1-8 | Hag 1:1-2:23 | Revelation 11:1-19 | Proverbs 30:15-16 Today’s Scripture Focus: Haggai 1-2 This is what the Lord Almighty says: “These people say, ‘The time has not … Continue reading

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Generous Hearts are Blessed (Mar 19)

March 19 Generous Hearts are Blessed Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalms 41:1-3 | Numbers 28:16-29:40 | Luke 3:23-38 | Proverbs 11:18-19 Today’s Scripture Focus: Psalms 41:1-3 “Blessed is the one who considers the poor! In the day of trouble the LORD … Continue reading

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Where is Your Treasure (Jan 29)

January 29 Where is Your Treasure? Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalm 18:1-6 | Exodus 7:2-9:35 | Matthew 19:13-30 | Proverbs 6:1-5 Today’s Scripture Focus: Matthew 19:13-30 “If you want to be perfect, go, sell your possessions and give to the poor, … Continue reading

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The Blessing (Jan 24)

January 24 The Blessing Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalm 16:1-6 | Genesis 48:1 – 49:33 | Matthew 15:29-16:12 | Proverbs 4:20-27 Today’s Scripture Focus: Genesis 48:1 – 49:33 “Then Jacob blessed Pharaoh…” (Genesis 47:8, 10 NIV) “Bring them to me so … Continue reading

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