DAY NINETEEN

March 22nd, 2018  READ | ACTS 13:1-3  In Acts 13, God uses the local church to gather, equip, and send leaders into the world. He used ordinary people to listen to the Holy Spirit, and then recognize, train, and encourage extraordinary leaders who would literally change the world. These ordinary people were able to recognize who God […]

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DAY EIGHTEEN

March 21st, 2018  READ | JOHN 20:19-23  Jesus had died, been buried, and come back to life, but the disciples continued to hide out of fear and insecurity. In this passage, they transform from scared disciples, from apostles with authority. Jesus called them into something new, new power, new authority, and new mission. After developing them for almost three years, Jesus gave His […]

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DAY SEVENTEEN

March 20th, 2018 READ | LUKE 9:1-6 The twelve disciples were with Jesus, followed Him, watched the miracles He had performed and watched as He taught people. The disciples probably thought they were just spectators, but really, Jesus was training them for this moment when He gave them the authority to teach and perform miracles […]

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DAY SIXTEEN

March 19th, 2018 READ | 1 TIMOTHY 1:3-11 In 1 Timothy 1, Paul writes to Timothy, the leader of the church in Ephesus. Paul reminds Timothy of a powerful truth: the Spirit of God lives in him and with that Spirit comes power, love and a sound mind, which overpowers fear. Even though Paul and […]

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DAY FIFTEEN

 March 18th, 2018 READ | 1 CORINTHIANS 15:1-9  Paul visited the city of Corinth, established the church, and taught the members about Jesus. Paul trained them, and passed onto them what was “of first importance,” Jesus and His resurrection. Paul reminded the church of what mattered, why they existed, what their mission was.   I began serving at […]

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DAY FOURTEEN

March 16th, 2018    READ | 1 PETER 2:4-10  As followers of Jesus, our relationship with God has been restored. Before we believed in and followed Jesus, our identity was broken, defined by temporary, perishable things that always disappointed us. We were separated from God, and we rejected the truth of who Jesus was and […]

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DAY THIRTEEN

March 16th, 2018  READ | 1 PETER 2:4-10 As followers of Jesus, our relationship with God has been restored. Before we believed in and followed Jesus, our identity was broken, defined by temporary, perishable things that always disappointed us. We were separated from God, and we rejected the truth of who Jesus was and how […]

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DAY TWELVE

March 15th, 2018 READ | JOEL 2:12-14 The 31 verses from Joel 1:1—2:11 aren’t exactly fun. Israel lost their way and experienced a time of devastation and humbling. God tried to get their attention through judgment to bring them back and restore their relationship with Him. These verses show our Father’s character and love for […]

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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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