God’s Healing Hand Day 5

“As Jesus was walking along, he saw a man who had been blind from birth. ‘Rabbi,’ his disciples asked him, ‘why was this man born blind? Was it because of his own sins or his parents’ sins?’ ‘It was not because of his sins or his parents’ sins,’ Jesus answered. ‘This happened so the power of God could […]

Holy Week Reading Plan Day 1

Activity from the Hands-On Bible Read Matthew 21:1-11 As Jesus and the disciples approached Jerusalem, they came to the town of Bethphage on the Mount of Olives. Jesus sent two of them on ahead. 2“Go into the village over there,” he said. “As soon as you enter it, you will see a donkey tied there, with its colt […]

Read Psalm 91 Day 6

Read Psalm 91 “Those who live in the shelter of the Most High will find rest in the shadow of the Almighty.2This I declare about the Lord:He alone is my refuge, my place of safety;he is my God, and I trust him.3For he will rescue you from every trapand protect you from deadly disease.4He will cover […]

What Does the Bible Say about Fear?

Using the HelpFinder Bible we will discover what the Bible has to say about some questions about fear. Fears are real and natural, at times more real than that which we fear. Fears may leave us feeling unsettled and insecure, doubting our self-worth, having sleep problems or health problems, and worrying about how tomorrow will […]

The Right Paths of the Shepherd

Article from the Swindoll Study Bible If you could choose any shepherd for your life, who would you pick? Most of us wouldn’t want a shepherd at all. We want to choose our own path, call our own shots, choose our own life’s partner . . . and then expect God to come along and […]

The NLT’s use of “the LORD” for YHWH

by Mark Taylor, member of the NLT Bible Translation Committee and CEO of Tyndale House Publishers In the Old Testament, the God of the Hebrews identified himself by the Hebrew name YHWH (sometimes transliterated in English as Yahweh). The meaning of the Hebrew name can be translated literally as “I am who I am” or […]

Living In Truth

Article from the Christian Basics Bible “Dear friend, I hope all is well with you and that you are as healthy in body as you are strong in spirit. Some of the traveling teachers recently returned and made me very happy by telling me about your faithfulness and that you are living according to the […]

The Profound Meaning of Jesus as The Word

“In the beginning the Word already existed. The Word was with God, and the Word was God. He existed in the beginning with God. God created everything through him, and nothing was created except through him. The Word gave life to everything that was created, and his life brought light to everyone. The light shines […]

One Year Pray for America Bible Reading From December 12th

Lord, thank you that Jesus stands and knocks. I pray that those who lead our government would throw the door wide open to welcome him. Dine with us, Jesus. Let us enjoy with you the blessings you’ve given us. Amen. Prayer Prompt from the One Year Pray for America Bible Amos 7:1-9:15 The Sovereign Lord showed me […]

A Study in Contrasts: The Birth of Christ

Article from the Illustrated Study Bible Luke’s account of the birth of Jesus is a study in contrasts. On the one side is the lowliness of the birth. A poor peasant couple makes their way to their ancestral home of Bethlehem to register for a census imposed on them by the oppressive Roman Empire. Their […]