Mind, Mime, and Mine

Today’s Scripture: Philippians 2:1-11 9 Therefore God also highly exalted him    and gave him the name    that is above every name, 10 so that at the name of Jesus    every knee should bend,    in heaven and on earth and under the earth, 11 and every tongue...

From Humble Beginnings

Today’s Scripture: Acts 2:14-24 22‘You that are Israelites, listen to what I have to say: Jesus of Nazareth, a man attested to you by God with deeds of power, wonders, and signs that God did through him among you, as you yourselves know— 23this man, handed over...

Let God’s Ways Be Our Ways

Today’s Scripture: Psalm 119:10-16 10 With my whole heart I seek you;    do not let me stray from your commandments. (NRSV) Our text begins with a fervent pledge by the psalmist, “With my whole heart I seek you.” Then he prays, “Do not let me...

Widening the Circle, Sharing a Secret

Today’s Scripture: John 12:20-33 20Now among those who went up to worship at the festival were some Greeks. 21They came to Philip, who was from Bethsaida in Galilee, and said to him, ‘Sir, we wish to see Jesus.’ (NRSV) This opening conversation records one of...

Annointed

Today’s Scripture: John 12:1-11 3Mary took a pound of costly perfume made of pure nard, anointed Jesus’ feet, and wiped them with her hair. The house was filled with the fragrance of the perfume. (NRSV) Click above image for a larger view. The Macklin Bible is...

The Cosmic Christ

Today’s Scripture: Hebrews 4:14-5:4 14Since, then, we have a great high priest who has passed through the heavens, Jesus, the Son of God, let us hold fast to our confession. 15For we do not have a high priest who is unable to sympathize with our weaknesses, but...