Day 27: The Lamb of God Took My Place

Day 27: The Lamb of God Took My Place

Read John 1:29 silently. Before Jesus came, the people of Israel lived with a system of sacrifice for the forgiveness of sin. Under the Old Testament law, a person had to atone for their sin in order to approach God. Exodus 20 (as well as large portions of the book of...
Day 26: The Word Became Flesh

Day 26: The Word Became Flesh

Read John 1:1-14 slowly and silently several times. John is explaining the very essence of God in this passage. Soak in this truth and don’t miss it! Jesus is the Word of God. At the same time, He is God. The Word is the Spirit, and all things were made for Him and...
Day 25: In His Presence

Day 25: In His Presence

Scripture reference: 1 Kings 19:1-13 Even when you run, He is there. Even when you feel alone, He is there. He is in the valley and on the mountaintop. He is present in your greatest victory and is still there when you experience crushing defeat. He is not the rushing...
Day 24: Reflect

Day 24: Reflect

Read the following passage from Isaiah 53 slowly and prayerfully. If you are able, read aloud. Who has believed what he has heard from us? And to whom has the arm of the Lord been revealed? For he grew up before him like a young plant, and like a root out of dry...
Day 23: His Grace is Sufficient

Day 23: His Grace is Sufficient

I am not proud of this, but many days my prayers become a list of demands or a to-do list for God. “God, bless so and so. Help me sleep tonight. I need this cough to go away. Give me patience with the kids. Strengthen my marriage. I need to forgive so and so. Fix our...
Day 22: Where You Go I Will Go

Day 22: Where You Go I Will Go

Our feelings aren’t always the best compass to guide us. While what we feel is very real in the moment, what we feel isn’t always what is true. Take Naomi for example. The book of Ruth begins by setting the stage for a powerful redemption story. Famine has swept the...