But he’s already made it plain how to live, what to do,
what God is looking for in men and women.
It’s quite simple: Do what is fair and just to your neighbor,
be compassionate and loyal in your love,
And don’t take yourself too seriously--
take God seriously. Micah 6:8 MSG
Day 337 Mon, Dec 29, 2014 2 Thessalonians Isaiah 43
Day 338 Tue, Dec 30, 2014 Nahum Isaiah 44
Day 339 Wed, Dec 31, 2014 2 Peter Isaiah 45
Day 340 Thu, Jan 1, 2015 Habakkuk Isaiah 46
Day 341 Fri, Jan 2, 2015 Zephaniah Isaiah 47
Day 342 Sat, Jan 3, 2015 Jude Isaiah 48
Day 343 Sun, Jan 4, 2015 Reflection
Why would you ever complain, O Jacob,
or, whine, Israel, saying,
“God has lost track of me.
He doesn’t care what happens to me”?
Don’t you know anything? Haven’t you been listening?
God doesn’t come and go. God lasts.
He’s Creator of all you can see or imagine.
He doesn’t get tired out, doesn’t pause to catch his breath.
And he knows everything, inside and out.
He energizes those who get tired,
gives fresh strength to dropouts.
For even young people tire and drop out,
young folk in their prime stumble and fall.
But those who wait upon God get fresh strength.
They spread their wings and soar like eagles,
They run and don’t get tired,
they walk and don’t lag behind. Isaiah 40:27-31 MSG
May God our Father himself and our Master Jesus clear the road to you! And may the Master pour on the love so it fills your lives and splashes over on everyone around you, just as it does from us to you. May you be infused with strength and purity, filled with confidence in the presence of God our Father when our Master Jesus arrives with all his followers.
1 Thessalonians 3:11-13 MSG
Day 330 Mon, Dec 22, 2014 1 Thessalonians 1-2 Psalm 148
Day 331 Tue, Dec 23, 2014 1 Thessalonians 3-5 Psalm 149
Day 332 Wed, Dec 24, 2014 Joel Psalm 150
Day 333 Thu, Dec 25, 2014 Micah 1-3 Isaiah 40
Day 334 Fri, Dec 26, 2014 Micah 4-5 Isaiah 41
Day 335 Sat, Dec 27, 2014 Micah 6-7 Isaiah 42
Day 336 Sun, Dec 28, 2014 Reflection
Jesus answered them, “Do you finally believe? In fact, you’re about to make a run for it—saving your own skins and abandoning me. But I’m not abandoned. The Father is with me. I’ve told you all this so that trusting me, you will be unshakable and assured, deeply at peace. In this godless world you will continue to experience difficulties. But take heart! I’ve conquered the world.”
John 31-33 MSG
Day 323 Mon, Dec 15, 2014 John 16-18 Psalm 142
Day 324 Tue, Dec 16, 2014 John 19-21 Psalm 143
Day 325 Wed, Dec 17, 2014 Daniel 1-3 Psalm 144
Day 326 Thu, Dec 18, 2014 Daniel 4-6 Psalm 145
Day 327 Fri, Dec 19, 2014 Daniel 7-9 Psalm 146
Day 328 Sat, Dec 20, 2014 Daniel 10-12 Psalm 147
Day 329 Sun, Dec 21, 2014 Reflection
“You don’t have to wait for the End. I am, right now, Resurrection and Life. The one who believes in me, even though he or she dies, will live. And everyone who lives believing in me does not ultimately die at all. Do you believe this?”
John 11: 25-26 MSG
“This is how much God loved the world: He gave his Son, his one and only Son. And this is why: so that no one need be destroyed; by believing in him, anyone can have a whole and lasting life. God didn’t go to all the trouble of sending his Son merely to point an accusing finger, telling the world how bad it was. He came to help, to put the world right again.
John 3:16-18 MSG
Everything was created through him;
nothing—not one thing!--
came into being without him.
What came into existence was Life,
and the Life was Light to live by.
The Life-Light blazed out of the darkness;
the darkness couldn’t put it out. John 1:3-5 MSG