DAY ELEVEN

March 14th, 2018    READ | MICAH 7:18-20  When Micah preached, the Israelites had become comfortable in their position as God’s chosen people and started to live like they were invincible. God told Micah He would bring judgment on Israel because of their sin, but He would also provide restoration for His people. Even though Israel would face the consequences of their sin, they […]

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DAY TEN

  March 13th, 2018 READ | COLOSSIANS 1:18-22 Paul wrote to the church of Colosse because they struggled to believe Jesus’ death was all they needed to be part of God’s people. In this passage, Paul reminded his readers Jesus’ perfection and power is not what separates us from Him, but instead is the reason […]

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DAY NINE

March 12th, 2018    READ | COLOSSIANS 1:11-14  In this passage, Paul reminds us our strength comes from Jesus. God rescued us from the domain of darkness and because of Jesus; we now have access to God’s strength through the Holy Spirit.   My first year in college it felt like I was surrounded by bitterness and fear because […]

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DAY EIGHT

  March 11th, 2018 READ | DEUTERONOMY 30:1-15 Just before he died, Moses spoke to the Israelites and told them if they disobeyed God’s commands, they would be scattered and lose the blessings of God’s promises. However, if they followed His commands and obeyed God with their whole heart—He would restore what was lost! He […]

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DAY SEVEN

  March 10th, 2018 READ | ROMANS 12:1-13 Romans was written to explain what it looks like when God transforms not just people, but all creation. When God transforms us, it changes the way we act, but first, it changes the way we think. Paul reminds the Romans that if they’re going to really follow […]

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DAY SIX

  March 9th, 2018 READ | GALATIANS 5:16-26 As followers of Jesus, our lives are visibly different from the world around us. Without the Holy Spirit, our lives are marked by selfishness, brokenness, pain. Yet, through Jesus God has transformed us into different people, who show the world what it looks like to live as […]

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DAY FIVE

  March 8th, 2018 READ | ROMANS 8:1-17 Romans 8 is the climax of Paul’s letter. After explaining how the entire world is broken by sin, and how Jesus came to rescue creation from its brokenness through His death and resurrection, Paul launches into the implications of our rescue in chapter 8. Jesus didn’t come […]

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DAY FOUR

  March 7th, 2018 READ | HEBREWS 4:12-16 When we think about transformation, it’s easy to make it abstract, something that we understand but never experience. However, the author of Hebrews reminds us that transformation starts with an encounter with God’s word. Transformation begins when we allow God’s word to cut through our old ways […]

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DAY THREE

  March 6th, 2018 READ | TITUS 2:11-14 The island of Crete was a mess, notorious for its immorality. The church at Crete, where Titus was a pastor, struggled to live like Jesus in a culture that encouraged the opposite. Paul wrote to Titus, and to the Cretan church, to encourage them and explain what […]

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DAY TWO

MARCH 5th, 2018 READ | EPHESIANS 2:1-10 Paul writes to the church in Ephesus to remind them they were once “objects of wrath,” living for themselves, far away from God, but because of God’s grace, they were repurposed for “good works.” In the same way, when we believe in and follow Jesus, we are given […]

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