Thoughts from Scripture

Day 140 of 365 - New Testament in a Year: John 5:1-18

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5:1 After this there was a feast of the Jews, and Jesus went up to Jerusalem. 2Now there is in Jerusalem by the Sheep Gate a pool, in Aramaic called Bethesda, which has five roofed colonnades. 3In these lay a multitude of invalids—blind, lame, and paralyzed. 5One man was there who had been an invalid for thirty-eight years. 6When Jesus saw him lying there and knew that he had already been there a long time, he said to him, “Do you want to be healed?” 7The sick man answered him, “Sir, I have no one to put me into the pool when the water is stirred up, and...

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Day 140 of 365 - God the Father

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9Christ obeyed God, so God raised Christ to the most important place. God made the name of Christ greater than every other name.10God did this because he wants every person to bow for the name of Jesus. Every person in heaven, on the earth, and under the earth will bow. 11Every person will confess (say), "Jesus Christ is Lord  (Master)."  When they say this, it will bring glory to God the Father.   (Easy-to-Read Version: Philippians 2:9-11)                   9Wherefore God also hath highly exalted him, and given him a name which is above every name: 10That at the...

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The sufferings in this world are not worthy to be compared with the glory that will be revealed to us.

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18For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory that is to be revealed to us. 19For the anxious longing of the creation waits eagerly for the revealing of the sons of God. 20For the creation was subjected to futility, not willingly, but because of Him who subjected it, in hope 21that the creation itself also will be set free from its slavery to corruption into the freedom of the glory of the children of God. 22For we know that the whole creation groans and suffers the pains of childbirth together until now. 23And not...

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Day 139 of 365 - New Testament in a Year: John 4:27-54

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27Just then his disciples came back. They marveled that he was talking with a woman, but no one said, “What do you seek?” or, “Why are you talking with her?” 28So the woman left her water jar and went away into town and said to the people, 29“Come, see a man who told me all that I ever did. Can this be the Christ?” 30They went out of the town and were coming to him. 31Meanwhile the disciples were urging him, saying, “Rabbi, eat.” 32But he said to them, “I have food to eat that you do not know about.” 33So the disciples said to one...

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Day 139 of 365 - Father

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9And don't call any person on earth 'Father.' You have one Father. He is in heaven. (Easy-to-Read Version: Matthew 23:9)             9And call no man your father upon the earth: for one is your Father, which is in heaven. (King James Version: Matthew 23:9)

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