Month: September 2022

  • Nurturing Faith as We Welcome All

    Nurturing Faith as We Welcome All

    September 23 Luke 9.46-48 46 An argument started among the disciples as to which of them would be the greatest. 47 Jesus, knowing their thoughts, took a little child and had him stand beside him. 48 Then he said to them, “Whoever welcomes this little child in my name welcomes me; and whoever welcomes me welcomes the one who sent me. For it […]

  • Living by the Spirit

    Living by the Spirit

    September 22 Galatians 5.22-26 22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, 23 gentleness and self-control.  Against such things there is no law.  24 Those who belong to Christ Jesus have crucified the flesh with its passions and desires.  25 Since we live by the Spirit, let us keep in step with the Spirit.  26 Let us not become […]

  • Seeds of the Kingdom

    Seeds of the Kingdom

    September 21 Mark 4.26-29 26 He also said, “This is what the kingdom of God is like. A man scatters seed on the ground. 27 Night and day, whether he sleeps or gets up, the seed sprouts and grows, though he does not know how. 28 All by itself the soil produces grain—first the stalk, then the head, then the full kernel […]

  • Inviting Faith

    Inviting Faith

    September 20 Romans 14.13-18 13 Therefore let us stop passing judgment on one another. Instead, make up your mind not to put any stumbling block or obstacle in the way of a brother or sister.  14 I am convinced, being fully persuaded in the Lord Jesus, that nothing is unclean in itself.  But if anyone regards something as […]

  • Our Hope is in God

    Our Hope is in God

    September 19 Psalm 43 1 Vindicate me, my God,    and plead my cause    against an unfaithful nation.Rescue me from those who are    deceitful and wicked.2 You are God my stronghold.    Why have you rejected me?Why must I go about mourning,    oppressed by the enemy?3 Send me your light and your faithful care,    let them lead me;let them bring me to your holy mountain,    to the place where you […]

  • Maturing In Faith

    Maturing In Faith

    September 16 Hebrews 5.11-14 11 We have much to say about this, but it is hard to make it clear to you because you no longer try to understand. 12 In fact, though by this time you ought to be teachers, you need someone to teach you the elementary truths of God’s word all over again. You need milk, […]

  • Hear the Word of God

    Hear the Word of God

    September 15 Matthew 13.1-9 1 That same day Jesus went out of the house and sat by the lake. 2 Such large crowds gathered around him that he got into a boat and sat in it, while all the people stood on the shore. 3 Then he told them many things in parables, saying: “A farmer went out to sow his seed. 4 As he […]

  • God’s Word in Our Heart

    God’s Word in Our Heart

    September 14 Psalm 119.9-16 9 How can a young person stay on the path of purity?    By living according to your word.10 I seek you with all my heart;    do not let me stray from your commands.11 I have hidden your word in my heart    that I might not sin against you.12 Praise be to you, Lord;    teach me your decrees.13 With my lips I recount    all the laws […]

  • Remembering God in His Words

    Remembering God in His Words

    September 13 Isaiah 44.21-23 21 “Remember these things, Jacob,    for you, Israel, are my servant.I have made you, you are my servant;    Israel, I will not forget you.22 I have swept away your offenses like a cloud,    your sins like the morning mist.Return to me,    for I have redeemed you.” 23 Sing for joy, you heavens, for the Lord has done this;    shout aloud, you earth beneath.Burst into song, you mountains,    you […]

  • Seeing God in His Words

    Seeing God in His Words

    September 12 Psalm 19 1 The heavens declare the glory of God;    the skies proclaim the work of his hands.2 Day after day they pour forth speech;    night after night they reveal knowledge.3 They have no speech, they use no words;    no sound is heard from them.4 Yet their voice goes out into all the earth,    their words to the ends of the world.In the heavens God […]