Category Archives: relationships

September 23rd-take the opportunities to serve and teach others when they arise

6Now when Jesus was in Bethany, at the home of Simon the leper, 7a woman came to Him with an alabaster vial of very costly perfume, and she poured it on His head as He reclined at the table. 8But … Continue reading

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September 20th-is this true again today? Those around us, do they know who He is? Why not?

Matthew 21: 10When He had entered Jerusalem, all the city was stirred, saying, “Who is this?” 11And the crowds were saying, “This is the prophet Jesus, from Nazareth in Galilee.” Even after the miracles, teaching and preaching, the people, in … Continue reading

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September 16th-We need always to check our hearts for the right motivation for our actions.

Matthew 12: 7“But if you had known what this means, ‘I DESIRE COMPASSION, AND NOT A SACRIFICE,’ you would not have condemned the innocent. Compassion is desired by the Lord because it usually is directed toward a specific person. Even … Continue reading

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September 15th- in the words of St Francis of Assisi, “preach the Gospel, if necessary, use words.”

Matthew 10: 32“Therefore everyone who confesses Me before men, I will also confess him before My Father who is in heaven. 33“But whoever denies Me before men, I will also deny him before My Father who is in heaven. As … Continue reading

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September 11th-one thing we can say with certainty is, our past is not necessarily an indicator of our future.

Matthew 1: 18Now the birth of Jesus Christ was as follows: when His mother Mary had been betrothed to Joseph, before they came together she was found to be with child by the Holy Spirit. 19And Joseph her husband, being … Continue reading

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September 10th-We must try to approach the Lord from the best position possible if we expect our petitioning to have an effect

Malachi 2: 13“This is another thing you do: you cover the altar of the LORD with tears, with weeping and with groaning, because He no longer regards the offering or accepts it with favor from your hand. 14“Yet you say, … Continue reading

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September 1st-The Lord is warning those who would stand idly by when their brothers are mistreated.

Obadiah 1: 10 “Because of violence to your brother Jacob, You will be covered with shame, And you will be cut off forever. 11 “On the day that you stood aloof, On the day that strangers carried off his wealth, … Continue reading

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